Call for Artists Application Deadline: January 21

The DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council will host a major art show and one day art and environmental festival at the DeSoto County campus of South Florida State College in Arcadia, FL on Saturday, February 8. Last year’s inaugural event drew over 50 artists from eight counties, with over 160 entries. The application deadline has […]

Unique Wearable Art Show

Faculty Show: New Art Faculty

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

Ellen Spivey Exhibition Opening Reception

First Friday opening reception featuring the artworks of Ellen Spivey.  The Loft Gallery is located upstairs in Paint Along Studios.

Free to be Me 3rd-5th Grade Exhibition Reception

Polk Museum of Art

Exhibition runs from March 8 – April 6, 2014 Awards Ceremony: Saturday, March 8, 11am and 1pm This exhibition highlights the artwork of Polk County’s elementary school students. This exhibition is sponsored by: Midflorida Credit Union and Publix Super Markets Charities. FYI – Polk Museum of Art is open for FREE on Saturdays. Don’t miss […]

Roll out the Red Carpet for Harrison: Celebrating Young Artists

Harrison’s annual fundraising gala.

Jan 31, 2014: Application Deadline for Central Park Art Festival

Carol Napoli Booth 2012

The TD Bank Central Park Art Festival takes place in Winter Haven’s Central Park from 10am – 5pm on Saturday, March 15 and from 10am – 4pm on Sunday, March 16, 2014.  The artist application deadline is January 31. 2014. Download the prospectus/application: Central Park Art Festival 2014. Featured image is the booth of artist Carol Napoli, […]

Lake Wales Student Art Show

Photo of Steve Schade of Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet the student art show sponsor and last year’s winner, Carson Pike a student at Babson Park Elementary School. Photo by Bill Losh.

An annual display of the best artwork from students in Polk County schools. February 26 through March 18. Reception and award ceremony on Saturday Mar. 1. Free admission. Photo from the 2013 show, held at The Depot Museum was taken by Bill Losh.  The photo shows Steve Schade of Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet, the student art […]

Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival

2013 Lake Wales Arts Festival

Art displays, artist demonstrations, live music, children’s art tent, and food vendors along the shores of Lake Wailes.  Free admission.

Opening Reception for Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition

Melvin Gallery

Come see the creativity and professionalism that Florida Southern’s senior graphic designers have to offer in print and digital media. The senior graphic design awards will be announced at the opening reception. The exhibition runs from March 14-31.  The Gallery is open 9am-4:30pm when the college is in session. Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern College. 863-680-4743.

Polk Arts Alliance

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