Innoskate Lakeland

Lakeland Skate Park at Lake Bonny

PMoA is partnering with the Smithsonian Institution’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention & Innovation and the City of Lakeland to present Innoskate Lakeland. Innoskate Lakeland includes a skateboarding festival — with skating, clinics and more — at the Lakeland SkatePark on Lake Bonny and a skateboard art exhibition, panel discussions and demonstrations at […]

How to Cheer Up Dad

How to Cheer Up Dad. Book launch with author/illustrator Fred Koehler.

Join author/illustrator Fred Koehler at 1 p.m. for a short presentation on how he wrote and created the art for “How to Cheer Up Dad.” He will be at the museum till 3 p.m. to answer questions and sign books. PRESENTATION: The Making of HOW TO CHEER UP DAD                                                        1:00pm Meet the author / public book […]

May Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Dan Gunderson, "Iron Man," 2013, digital photograph

EXHIBITIONS Site Specifics: Works by Dan Gunderson & Barbara Sorensen Through June 8 This exhibition will include 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 […]

All Decked Out

As part of Innoskate 2014, the exhibition All Decked Out! will celebrate the artistic and innovative spirit of skateboarding. Polk Museum of Art is proud to host an exhibition of contemporary artworks that smack of the edgy aesthetic so often associated with skating. Co-organized by Chad and Suzie Cardoza, two Tampa-based artists and independent curators of all […]

Central Park Stroll Posponed to June 12

The Central Park Stroll and Main Street Winter Haven Art Walk that had been scheduled for May 1 was postponed to June 12. Strong storms were possible Thursday afternoon, and organizers said that posed possible safety issues for artists and guests. The time for the stroll on June 12 will be 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Source: […]

Artists: Apply Now for the Creative Capital Foundation Professional Development Workshop

June 6-8, 2014 at the Patel Conservatory in Tampa The Division of Cultural Affairs and Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc. invite Florida artists to apply for a workshop opportunity in June 2014. This opportunity will be presented at the Patel Conservatory in Tampa by leaders from the Creative Capital Foundation through the Foundation’s Professional Development […]

Lakeland Art Guild Members Meeting

Lakeland Art Guild

Lakeland Art Guild Road Trip

Lakeland Art Guild

AGAINST ALL ODDS: THE ART OF THE HIGHWAYMEN. A roadtrip to the Tampa Bay History Center. Lunch in the Columbia Café. For information contact Pat Shaer at phone 863-646-8264, 407-234-7942 or email nutmegnotions@yahoo.com.

Exhibition Reception for “Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast.”

“Etienne De Boré Oak,” photograph by Richard Sexton from the exhibition “Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast,” on display at PMoA through September 13.

Lecture by artist Richard Sexton followed by a reception. 6-8:30pm. Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland. www.PolkMuseumofArt.org; 863-688-7743. Exhibition runs through September 13. “Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast.” A photographic project of 15 years’ duration (1991-2006) by nationally recognized photographer and author Richard Sexton. On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New […]

Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast

Ascension quadtone pigment print Richard Sexton

Through September 13 at Polk Museum of Art. The exhibition reception is at 6pm, Friday, August 22, with a lecture by Richard Sexton, followed by light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. The reception is free for Museum members, $10 for guests. On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, La., this […]

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