Degas: The Private Impressionist

Edgar Degas (1834-1917) is one of the most revered artists of all time, a French Impressionist renowned for his paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings that take the viewer deep into the world of late 19th century Paris. Interested in the psychology and everyday lives of his subjects, Degas is famous for a number of recurring […]

SUN + LIGHT

SUN + LIGHT is a collection of works from the series Everyone Loves the Sunshine by contemporary visual artist Charles Williams. Captured through emotionally charged and compelling imagery, works featured in this exhibition juxtapose Williams’ own personal encounters, past and present, with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960’s. In doing so, he attempts to strike a […]

Earth, Wind & Fire

“Earth, Wind, and Fire” features new artwork from all grade levels on exhibit from October 18, 2018 through January 31, 2019. Please stop by the office before you visit the gallery.

Capturing Cultures Photography Exhibition Awards Reception

Exhibition runs Oct 18-Dec 6. Awards Reception is Nov 14, 5-7pm

Earth Wind+Fire Art Gallery Reception

Harrison School for the Arts is pleased to host the upcoming Visual Arts Exhbit “Earth, Wind and Fire” with a reception on Thursday, October 18th at 6:00 p.m. in the art gallery. “Earth, Wind, and Fire” features new artwork from all grade levels and will be on exhibit through mid-November. This event is free and […]

Color for Painters: Oils & Acrylics with Angela Hansen

Join Angela from 5:30-7:30pm on Tuesdays from Sept 11 – Oct 16.

The Art of Romaine Brooks

This exhibition The Art of Romaine Brooks, on loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, brings together 18 paintings and 32 drawings by the American expatriate artist Romaine Brooks (1874-1970), a number of which have not been seen for decades. An extraordinarily independent woman, Brooks crafted an androgynous appearance and a unique artistic voice that challenged […]

Chagall: Stories into Dreams

This extraordinary show of Marc Chagall’s work is the only one of its kind in Florida and the only one in the country that pairs his Fables of La Fontaine etchings (1952) with his Story of Exodus lithographs (1966). Marc Chagall (1887-1985) was born into a poor Jewish family in Russia and began studying painting […]

Life Drawing with Nancy Cockerham

Classes are on Mondays, 5:30-7:30pm from Sept 10 – Oct 15, 2018.

Five: Art Gallery Reception

Reception highlighting artworks by visual art students from Polk County that scored a FIVE at the 2018 Advanced Placement assessment.

Polk Arts Alliance

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