“Androids”

November 7, 2015 – January 24, 2016 Murray & Ledger Galleries Through the evolution of the mobile device, fine art photography has undergone a reformation. Whereas the digital camera shifted photography from a time-intensive chemical process to a more immediate electronic art form, the contemporary touchscreen mobile device has concentrated it further to be more […]

Call to Artists or Wanna Be Artists

Call to Artists or Wannabe Artists Submissions through 6/30/15 Let technology help you become an instant artist with your phone editing apps. Just use what is loaded on your phone or download free apps from Apple or Droid platforms and the fun begins. We are looking for your AppArt created via photos that YOU have taken then edited on […]

Fall Art Classes at Polk Museum of Art

Polk Museum of Art

Fall Art Classes October 13 – November 22 Fees: Vary; registration is required Polk Museum of Art will offer art classes for students of all ages and experience levels from October 13 – November 22. Pre-registration is required. Fees vary by class. Weekly classes (meeting Monday or Tuesday evenings or Saturday mornings) for adults and teens include […]

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 […]

Picture Polk History Photography Contest

Deadline: All entries must be submitted to the Polk County History Center by May 3, 2014. Share your favorite historic and heritage sites by participating in the Picture Polk History photography contest. Polk County History Center is pleased to announce ‘Picture Polk History’ a photography contest open to amateur photographers only. Cash prizes will be […]

Polk State College Lake Wales Arts Center to Host Encore Visit by Photographer Saddi Khali

Saddi Khali

From News@Polk 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, February 14 at Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center, 1099 SR 60, Lake Wales, FL  33853. The Polk State College Lake Wales Arts Center will host artist Saddi Khali for an encore exhibit of original photographs inspired by the city and people of Lake Wales. Khali, a poet, author and photographer, […]

Spring Art Classes Start January 27 at PMoA

Polk Museum of Art

Spring Art Classes give students the opportunity to associate with others with like interests and learn new skills in a laid-back atmosphere. Polk Museum of Art offers classes and instruction for all ages and experience. For the highest level of learning, all Museum instructors are certified art teachers and/or art professionals. Starting on January 27. Learn […]

Paintings of the Space Age and Regenerations2 Exhibitions End December 7

Robert T. McCall, “Apollo 8 Coming Home,” oil, 3’ 3 7/8” x 4’, from the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum on display at Polk Museum of Art.

Polk Museum of Art is proud to welcome an exhibition of large-scale paintings depicting space exploration from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. The exhibition Paintings of the Space Age will be on view through December 7. Although the National Air and Space Museum is known internationally for its impressive collection of objects and […]

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