Lakeland Art Guild Monthly Meeting

Lakeland Art Guild

Meets on the first Thursday of the month from September through May, 6:30-8pm. This is Lakeland Art Guild’s monthly meeting and program for visual artists.

Coffee & Conversation

First Friday of each month from 10-11am hang out, drink coffee, talk art. . .that’s the good life!  Well, that IS the “good life” at least for an hour each month at The MARC and Coffee and Conversation series.  Enjoy coffee and insights as each month’s invited guest holds forth on their own area of […]

Art Studio

Fridays & Saturdays, 10:30am. Open-ended art projects where every kid explores their artistic ideas. Explorations V Children’s Museum programs are designed to focus on a particular learning style and/or developmental level and have fun themes that rotate monthly. Explorations V Children’s Museum delivers educator-directed programming daily as part of general admission or museum membership.

Access Art: Special Needs

The group meets for the talk and tour at 11:00 am on the 1st Saturday of every month unless it falls on a holiday weekend. After the tour the group meets at Kelly Recreation Center to make art inspired by the museum visit. This program invites individuals with special needs and varying exceptionalities to meet […]

Open Studio with Live Model (non-instructional)

The Meraki Artist Resource Center

Sept 8, 1-4pm: Studio time for serious artists to sharpen their skills with their preferred medium. Nude or semi-nude, male or female model in a pose with lighting for shadow highlights. Bring your own equipment and supplies. Member $20, Nonmember $25

Gallery Exhibit: TBA

Runs Sept 9-Oct 10. Exhibit reception is 5-7pm, Sept 24. Gallery hours are 10am-2pm, Monday-Thursday.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Juan Miranda Gallery Exhibit

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

This exhibition runs from Sept 9 – Oct 10. Exhibit Reception: 5-7pm on Oct 1. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday from 10am-2pm.

Bartow Art Guild Monthly Meeting

Meets the 2nd Monday of each month from September – April. The monthly meeting is held at the Bartow Art Guild building. Refreshments are at 7pm. Program follows at 7:30pm. Guests are welcome.

Point of View Gallery Talk

Second Friday of each month from Noon-1pm, join the Chief Curator of the Museum or a special guest for an in depth overview of one of the current exhibitions. Sept 13 – Dr. H. Alexander Rich Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism through the French Lens Oct 11 – Holly Scoggins Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism […]

Return to the 19th Century: A Night at the Museum

On Saturday, September 14, the Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College will host a special event titled Return to the 19th Century: A Night at the Museum in conjunction with the Museum’s current exhibition, Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism through the French Lens. This public event will feature a carnival experience in the […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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