Art Party & Salon

At 5pm on September 15, enjoy libations, entertainment, and learning about our newest public art project: a student-designed sculpture for the Sensory Garden at Bonnet Springs Park.

Photography Club

Third Saturdays, 9am-12pm.

Docent-Led Tour

Third Saturdays of the month Tour begins at 11:00am and ends at noon. Free for everyone. Join us each month to get a fresh look into the Museum’s main exhibition through connecting conversations with one of our passionate docents. Learn the stories behind the work and talk “art” with ease as we bring people and […]

Wisdom of the Crowd

A peer-to-peer critique held on fourth Thursdays at The MARC.

“Pierre Henri Matisse: Sparks of Creativity”

September 27 through November 1, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. Gallery Hours are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm  Monday through Friday Location: Melvin/Burks Art Galleries Free  Like his renowned grandfather Henri before him, Pierre Henri Matisse made art — and creativity — his life’s passion. The French-born Pierre moved to Florida in […]

 “Pierre Henri Matisse: Sparks of Creativity” opening reception

September 27 through November 1, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. Location: Melvin/Burks Art Galleries Free  Like his renowned grandfather Henri before him, Pierre Henri Matisse made art — and creativity — his life’s passion. The French-born Pierre moved to Florida in the 1960s, and, before his passing in July at 91 years […]

Car & Truck Art Show

Lakeland Art Guild

Lakeland Art Guild Exhibit from Sept 28 – Dec 14 in the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) office. Open during LDDA business hours.

Coffee with Artist Kelly Sturhahn

Please join us for a coffee reception with artist Kelly Sturhahn to celebrate her exhibition. Saturday, September 28, 2019; 10:30 am – Noon. Kelly Sturhahn is an Associate Professor of Art and the Director of the Foundations Program at Florida Southern College. Sturhahn holds a BFA from Ringling College of Art and Design and an […]

After School Art

Mondays, Sept 30 – Nov 4, 4:30 to 5:30pm (Doors open at 4:20pm) Skill Level: Beginning to Intermediate Fee: Free for Members, $5 Non-Members per child per visit This is a program designed for the parent and child to learn and work together. Lessons vary in medium and are designed to be adapted for use at […]

Oil & Acrylic Paintings by Sam Aschenbrenner

October exhibit in the Lake Wales Public Library Gallery. Library Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 9am-6:30pm Wednesday and Friday from 9am-5:30pm Saturday from 9am-3pm Sunday Closed

Polk Arts Alliance

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