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Beth Ford: A Selective Retrospective

May 8 - September 23
Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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Beth Ford Studio Session

Beth Ford is an award-winning artist in drawing, painting, and intaglio printmaking at State, Regional, and National competitions. Her work is in several Florida Museums and many public and private collections throughout the South. Beth is also a well-known art educator for over fifty years and is a Professor emeritus of Art at Florida Southern […]

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VAS Arts: My Community

May 26 - August 26
Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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An exhibition highlighting work from Very Special Arts of Polk County.

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The Recyclers: Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso

June 1 - September 16
Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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The Recyclers - Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso

This intimate two-work installation of Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso’s The Recyclers featuring the finished painting and its study hung side-by-side — provides an instructive opportunity for viewers to engage in the process of close looking, gaining better understanding of the artist’s process and the methodology underlying her imaginative contemporary spin on Old-Master-style painting.

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Double Vision: Photocentric Paintings by Richard Heipp

June 2 - August 25
Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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RICHARD HEIPP, CULTURAL STRABISMUS: VISION FAITH: SEEING BELIEVING, 1999, IMAGE COURTESY OF THE ARTIST.

Features air-brushed simulations of photographs and scanned objects, these works occupy the gray area between the manually produced painting and the digitally reproduced image. Summer Hours (June 1 through Labor Day): Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm Closed Sunday, Monday and major holidays including July 4 and Labor Day. Richard Heipp, Cultural Strabismus: Vision Faith: Seeing […]

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Lorrie Goulet: Seventy Years Carving

June 16 - September 30
Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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LORRIE GOULET, PANGAEA, 2007, PERSIMMON WOOD, LOAN FROM THE ARTIST, MADE POSSIBLE BY HARMON-MEEK GALLERY

Lorrie Goulet: Seventy Years Carving celebrates the storied career of a sculptor, painter, and poet who first made her name in the 1950s and 1960s as a female artist who identified herself principally as a carver — a term that aptly describes her hands-on and intuitive approach to sculpting directly from stone and wood. Now 92 years old, Goulet still works actively in her New York City home […]

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The Von Wagner Code

June 23 - September 16
Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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A unique exhibition inspired by the rediscovery of a damaged, lost painting on the Florida Southern College campus. Regular Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm Sunday, 1 to 5pm Summer Hours (June 1 through Labor Day): Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm Closed Sunday, Monday and major holidays including December 24, 25, and 31 and January 1. […]

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3:00 pm

Painting Miniatures with Nayeli Cacique

August 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bartow Public Library, 2150 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL 33830 United States
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A program for teens ages 13 and up at Bartow Public Library.

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Polk Arts Alliance

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