Open Studio in Water Media

The Meraki Artist Resource Center

Class begins on Oct 23 and runs on Wednesdays thru Dec 4 with instructor Mal Surrency. No class Nov 27.

Florida Philharmonia Orchestra: Light Classics

Free orchestra concert at 7:30pm on Oct 22 at College Heights United Methodist Church.

Capturing Cultures Photography Exhibit

The Capturing Cultures exhibition runs from October 17-December 5. The exhibit reception and awards ceremony is 5-7pm, November 19. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

String Orchestra Concert

Our string orchestra concert features our illustrious stringed scholars performing works of harmonic and melodic genius. General: $5 Students: $3

Open Studio with Live Model (non-instructional)

The Meraki Artist Resource Center

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. Members $20/ Nonmembers $25.

Jazz Ensemble Concert

SEU Jazz Band

Join the Department of Music for an exciting evening of big band music featuring the classic sounds of the giants of jazz history. General: $5 Student: $3

Workshop: The Wild Side of Color

The Meraki Artist Resource Center

One day workshop with instructor Ron Malone. 9am-1pm, Oct 5

K-2 Elementary Exhibition: Learning to be me

On exhibit October 5 – November 10, 2019 in the George W. Jenkins Student Gallery. Artwork by Polk County Students Grades K through 2 This exhibition features the work of our youngest Polk County art students. The museum hosts several exhibitions per year in the George Jenkins Gallery that feature artwork by Polk County School District students. […]

All Around Lakeland

Lakeland Art Guild

All mediums, themed and juried show on exhibit in the lobby at RP Funding Center from October 4, 2019 – January 3, 2020. Awards reception: 6pm, October 10.

After Hours at the Museum

We’re staying up late. The Polk Museum of Art is open until 8 p.m. the first Thursday of the following months: Sep-Nov, Feb-Apr, and hosts a Curator Tour at 6 p.m. on those evening. Join Dr. H. Alexander Rich, Executive Director and Chief Curator, for an in-depth tour of the Museum galleries, providing art-historical and curatorial […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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