Studio Art: Opening Reception

Melvin Gallery

Senior Studio Art Thesis Exhibition Our final student exhibition showcases artwork created by Florida Southern College’s own senior studio art students. Each senior explores a unique central idea over the course of a year and creates a thematic body of work that conveys the technical and experiential nature of artistic expression and creation. These artists’ […]

Lakeland Art Guild – Opening Reception

Lakeland Art Guild

Annual Lakeland Art Guild Spring Exhibition For over thirty years, the Melvin Art Gallery has partnered with the Lakeland Art Guild to host their annual spring exhibition. Founded in 1952, the Lakeland Art Guild is the oldest local community arts organization in Polk County. We are pleased to exhibit works created by local artists and […]

Hurricane Update: Polk Museum of Art Will Reopen on Sept 17

Polk Museum of Art

Due to disruptions caused by Hurricane Irma, the Museum has rescheduled, postponed, or canceled several events: Polk State Day originally scheduled Sept. 7 is rescheduled for Sept. 19 Art Lab originally scheduled Sept. 9 is rescheduled for Sept. 23. VSA Student Reception originally scheduled Sept. 9 and rescheduled for Sept. 16 is postponed until further notice. The […]

Art Crawl 2017

50 ARTISTS, 16 ART ORGANIZATIONS, LIVE MUSIC & MORE! Join us for this FREE one-day art festival featuring 50 local artists from over 20 different cities in Central Florida selling artwork and competing for prizes alongside live music, live art demonstrations and featured local organizations and sponsors that proactively support the arts. This 5th annual […]

John Flynn Collection Exhibit Reception

The John Flynn Collection of African Masks and Cloths on exhibit January 3-February 2.

Harrison School for the Arts Senior Exhibition

Harrison School for the Arts announces the Senior Visual Arts Exhibit at the Polk Museum of Art with an opening reception on Friday, February 9 from 6-8pm. The exhibition features the most outstanding artwork from each of the 18 Visual Arts graduating seniors. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of these exceptionally talented students. The […]

Lake Wales Arts Council Student Art Show

Showcase of student artworks from Lake Wales area schools at Lake Wales Public Library. Open during regular Library hours.

Senior Visual Art Exhibit Reception

Reception on February 9th celebrates the best of visual arts from the Class of 2017. The senior showcase is on exhibit at Polk Museum of Art through March 11.

Steven Felix-Jager Gallery Exhibit

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

Faculty Art Show

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.  

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494