Reception: Harrison Senior Visual Art Exhibition

Reception: Friday, February 19, 6 pm On exhibit from February 6 – March 6, 2016 Harrison’s Senior visual art students present their graduating body of artwork at the Polk Museum of Art. Sponsored by: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union

Reception: Black History Month Art Exhibit

The John Flynn Collection of African Masks and Cloths. The Reception is Thurs, Feb 18 from 5-7 pm. Regular gallery hours are Monday-Thursday from 10 am – 2 pm.

The Young Artists Show

February 18-March 13. The Young Artists Show at Ridge Art. This years exhibition, held in cooperation with the Polk County School District, features artworks by Middle and High School students from across the county. Over $1,600 in awards are presented, and a $1,000 scholarship to Polk State College is presented to a Senior entering a […]

Black History Month Gallery Exhibit

Gallery Exhibit: 1 Billion Rising

Polk State will host “One Billion Rising,” an exhibition to raise awareness about domestic violence and women’s rights, Feb. 1-24 at its Winter Haven Fine Arts Gallery, 999 Ave. H N.E. The exhibit is free to attend and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Professor of Art Holly […]

Gallery Exhibit: Black History Month

February 1-18.  Gallery Hours: Mon-Thur, 10am-2pm. Free. Polk State College Lakeland Art Gallery. www.polk.edu/artscenter; 863-298-6883.

Gallery Reception: One Billion Rising

A reception for the “One Billion Rising” exhibition takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 4. The reception is free and open to the public. Awards will be presented at 6 p.m. Polk State will host “One Billion Rising,” an exhibition to raise awareness about domestic violence and women’s rights, Feb. 1-24 at […]

Mark Mitchell: Multimedia & Conceptual Pop Artist Reception

Melvin Gallery

Opening Reception: Friday, January 22, 2016 – 7 pm. An international multimedia artist specializing in the painting of conceptual pop art, Mark Mitchell draws on the power of  mass media and pop culture, repurposing contemporary icons, imagery, and techniques to create a personal artistic statement, rich in meaning and social commentary. With a career as […]

Mark Mitchell: Conceptual Pop Painter & Multimedia Artist

Melvin Gallery

Exhibit runs January 22 – February 19. Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session. Opening Reception: Friday, January 22, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. An international multimedia artist specializing in the painting of conceptual pop art, Mark Mitchell draws on the power of  mass media and pop culture, repurposing contemporary icons, imagery, and […]

Artist Lecture by Russell Young

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 6:00-7:30 pm A special lecture by artist Russell Young. For 20 years, Young photographed such celebrities as Diana Ross, Paul Newman, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. He also made a name for himself in film, directing more than 100 music videos for MTV. As creative decisions became increasingly made by corporate executives, […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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