Opening Reception: A Demonstration of Contemporary Art in New York

Melvin Gallery

Exhibition featuring the art of Jennifer Viola and Daniel Derwelis. Exhibit runs from September 19 – October 31 FSC is pleased to present the works of two New York contemporary artists—Jennifer Viola and Daniel Derwelis. This exhibition of varied artwork will include large oil paintings and watercolor studies by Daniel Derwelis that demonstrate a blend of […]

Exhibition Reception for “Future Retro”

Elia Russinoff, "Design Proposal: Two Door Sports Car," 1953.

Polk Museum of Art’s exhibition for “Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of the American Automobile” will be celebrated on September 19 from 6-8:30pm. The reception includes a lecture followed by a reception with light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Museum members may attend the reception for free; guests are $10. “Future Retro: Drawings from the […]

Opening Reception: Passport to Exotic Adventure

Left Image by Terry Mann. Right image by Omarr Otero.

The Lake Wales Arts Council photography exhibit, “Passport to Exotic Adventure,” with travel photographers Omarr Otero and Terry Mann is on Thursday, September 11 from 5-7pm in the Center’s Michael Crews Gallery. Otero brands his work as: “Where Beauty Meets Creativity.” A sixth generation Florida Cracker from Lake Wales, Mann describes his work as “a quest to […]

Opening Reception: Australia and New Zealand

Photographs from the 2014 Study Abroad Trip.

Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast

Ascension quadtone pigment print Richard Sexton

Through September 13 at Polk Museum of Art. The exhibition reception is at 6pm, Friday, August 22, with a lecture by Richard Sexton, followed by light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. The reception is free for Museum members, $10 for guests. On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, La., this […]

“Creative Youth: 15th Congressional District Competition” student exhibition reception

Polk Museum of Art

This annual exhibition features works from high school students in the 15th Congressional District. The exhibit is organized through the efforts of the Polk Museum of Art and the offices of U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. The Congressional Award winning piece will travel to Washington, D.C., to be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol […]

Imaginations Real, Visual Arts Exhibit and Reception


Reflections Exhibition Awards Reception

Approximately $1,800 in awards will be presented at the Awards Reception on Saturday, April 12 from 6:30-8pm. Reception admission is free and open to the public. This amazing exhibition features many of our usual artists and some new as we explore this new concept. This unique juried competition invites all artists to present work they […]

Lorraine Potocki Exhibition Opening Reception

Lorraine Potocki Spellbound

First Friday, 6-9pm in The Loft Art Gallery, upstairs at Paint Along Studios.

Exhibition Reception for “Site Specifics” Dan Gunderson and Barbara Sorenson”

Topographies Install OMA_2007

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 (863) 804-0494