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 exhibition runs from March 14-31.  The Gallery is open 9am-4:30pm when the college is in session. The senior graphic design awards will be announced at the opening reception on March 14. Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern […]

TD Bank Central Park Art Festival

Carol Napoli Booth 2012

Ridge Art Association presents the 36th Annual Central Park fine arts outdoor show in Downtown Winter Haven. This upscale exhibition features the finest artists and artisans with one-of-a-kind art, fine jewelry, and hand crafted art objects. Awards in all categories. In addition to artwork there is great food and entertainment. Children can enjoy hands-on art […]

Children’s Museum Serves as Venue for Chagall for Children Traveling Exhibit

Chagall for Children

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland serves as a venue for the world class Chagall for Children traveling exhibit. The Chagall for Children exhibit is having its soft opening now, with the grand opening during the 33rd Annual Children’s Festival on April 12.  The interactive exhibit runs through […]

One Billion Rising – Women’s Rights Gallery Exhibit

One Billion Rising

Art Exhibition – February 3-20, 2014, Gallery Hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm Reception Thursday, February 6, 2014 5:30-7:30pm Polk State College Visual Arts is hosting an art exhibition that Raises awareness about Domestic Violence, supports Women’s rights, and promotes art with a social context. This exhibition will provide the community with an cultural event and students […]

Saddi Khali: Live Poetry and Art

February 14th @ 6:30 pm. Live Poetry and Art. FREE!!!

February 14th @ 6:30 pm. Live Poetry and Art. FREE!!! Photographer, writer and performance artist, Saddi Khali spent a month in late 2013 as the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center’s first artist-in-residence. During his stay, Khali photographed scenes of Lake Wales for a new collection that will be on display at the Arts Center […]

The Wedding Singer

Takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up, and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. It’s 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. A Florida Southern College Theatre Arts production in Loca Lee Buckner Theatre.  Directed […]

Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition To Show Winning Works in 3 Cities

On Lemon Street in Lakeland, Jerzy Kedziora's "Feng Shui" of coldcast bronze is suspended between the trees.

14th Annual Exhibition to Feature Art in Winter Haven, Lakeland & Sebring LAKELAND ― Polk Museum of Art and the Cities of Winter Haven, Lakeland and Sebring are pleased to announce the selection of 26 new sculptures that will be displayed in downtown parks as part of the 14th Annual Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition. The […]

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

Topographies Install OMA_2007

“Site Specifics: Dan Gunderson and Barbara Sorenson” Exhibition

Topographies Install OMA_2007

Includes installations by two Central Florida artists, Dan Gunderson of Deland and Barbara Sorensen of Winter Park. Working collaboratively, these two artists will transform the Museum with their site-specific installations that will provide visitors an opportunity to experience art environments. Admission Members: Free General Admission: $5 Seniors (age 62+): $4 Student Admission (K-12, and college/vocational […]

Spring Break Art Camp

Art Camp at PMoA

 Students ages 7-14 will enjoy FUN classes in Drawing/Painting, Sculpture, and Performance/Stage Craft. In conjunction with Polk Museum of Art’s Material World and Hungry Planet exhibitions, students will learn about countries around the world. Each class will be 5 days of fun filled activities for happy campers to serious artists! Explore Material World, photographs by Peter Menzel – What do families in […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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