Conversing with Reality

Conversing with Reality celebrates the most recent paintings of contemporary visual artist John Jacopelle. Devoid of preconceived ideas and direction, Jacopelle’s work takes a stream-of-consciousness approach, where the “act of doing” or process is equally important to the finished piece. Rendered in ambiguity yet painted with clear definitiveness, organic shapes, rhythmic lines, and glyphic marks […]

Fine Arts College Fair

The Lake Wales Arts Council is proud to announce our 1st Annual Fine Arts College Fair! We look forward to hosting students and colleges on September 27th, 2018 from 6 PM – 8 PM. Colleges attending include: ♦ Florida State University ♦ Full Sail University ♦ University of Central Florida ♦ University of South Florida […]

Sad Tropics

 A site-specific multimedia installation and our first collaborative exhibition with the Polk Museum of Art at FSC, Sad Tropics will be produced exclusively by New Orleans artists and Florida natives Cristina Molina and Jonathan Traviesa. Inspired by Claude Levi-Strauss’ book title Tristes Tropiques, this exhibition focuses on the psychological landscape of paradise, the topics, and […]

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.

Jewelry Making with Heidi Wineland

Sign up in advance for class.

Don Stone – Folk Art Exhibit

The Local Artist Gallery is open during regular Lake Wales Public Library operating hours.

Cathy Futral & Tom Freeman: Art in the Gray Gallery

The Gray Gallery is open during Florida Wildflower Studio’s regular business hours.

Frostproof Remembered: A Look Back Over the Last 100 Years

Hosted by Florida Wildflower Studios and co-sponsored by the Frostproof Historical Museum celebrating Frostproof’s first 100 years. Learn more about Florida Wildflower Studios on the web and on facebook. Florida Wildflower Studios hours: Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm Saturday from 9am-1pm Closed on Sunday

Winter Haven Art Camp

THIS CLASS IS FULL!!! Registration is closed. Learn more about this popular camp on the Museum website.

Polk Arts Alliance

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