The Essence of Europe

THE ESSENCE OF EUROPE: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE 2016 STUDY ABROAD TRIP September 2 through September 16, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, September 2 – 7:00 p.m. Melvin Art Gallery Gallery Hours are weekdays from 9am-4pm when school is in session. During the month of May, Florida Southern students and faculty embarked on a study-abroad trip to […]





Reception: “In Movement” – Alexis Martinez Exhibit







Capturing Cultures Photo Contest

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

September 1 – October 17 – Capturing Cultures Photo Contest.  $10 per image, up to 5 images.  Entry fees waived for up to 3 images for Polk State College students/faculty/staff, if submitted by September 30th.  To enter the contest, email ksimpson@polk.edu, or call 863.669.4917 for entry instructions. This contest precedes the Gallery Exhibit: Capturing Cultures Photography […]





Yvonne Rigdon Tanner, Photography Exhibit

Open during regular library hours.  





VSA Exhibition

This exhibition highlights work from Very Special Arts (VSA) of Polk County. This program is for gifted students and students with emotional, physical or cognitive challenges who are enrolled in Polk County Schools. The artworks selected for the exhibition represent a wide variety of media and techniques. Learn more!





My Winter Haven: Hues & Vues

Ridge Art Association art exhibition at Winter Haven City Hall.





Remembrances and Dreams: Hermie Ibarra Exhibit







A Sum of Its Parts

Victor Vasarely, Untitled (Sphere), n.d., Serigraph (184/250), Polk Museum of Art Permanent Collection 2001.19.3, Gift of William and Norma Roth

July 9, 2016 – September 17, 2016 Museum Hours Regular Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm Sunday, 1 to 5pm The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays, major holidays, and for its annual Gala. The next Gala will be on March 4, 2017. Summer Hours (June 1 through Labor Day): Tuesday through Saturday, […]





Family Art Workshop

PMoA Family Art

First Saturday of each month. Tour: 10am, Workshop: 10:30am – Noon Free for everyone. No registration needed. Polk Museum of Art has reinvented Family Art Workshops. Each month, participants will learn a unique project or technique from a local artist or art instructor. Workshops are held at the Museum and at off-site facilities in Polk County […]





A Picture is a Poem Without Words

On exhibit through September 28 in the main lobby of The Lakeland Center.





Polk Arts Alliance

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