Reception: Harrison Senior Visual Art Exhibition

Reception: Friday, February 19, 6 pm On exhibit from February 6 – March 6, 2016 Harrison’s Senior visual art students present their graduating body of artwork at the Polk Museum of Art. Sponsored by: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union

Reception: Black History Month Art Exhibit

The John Flynn Collection of African Masks and Cloths. The Reception is Thurs, Feb 18 from 5-7 pm. Regular gallery hours are Monday-Thursday from 10 am – 2 pm.

Artist Lecture by Russell Young

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 6:00-7:30 pm A special lecture by artist Russell Young. For 20 years, Young photographed such celebrities as Diana Ross, Paul Newman, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. He also made a name for himself in film, directing more than 100 music videos for MTV. As creative decisions became increasingly made by corporate executives, […]

Apr 11: Opening Reception for Creative Youth: 15th Congressional District Competition

Polk Museum of Art

The awards ceremony for the annual exhibition featuring works of high school students in the 15th Congressional District is Saturday, April 11 at 11am. Admission is FREE. The exhibit runs through April 19, 2015. The exhibit is organized through the efforts of the Polk Museum of Art and the offices of U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. The Congressional Award winning piece will travel to Washington, […]

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 […]

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