Spirits: Ritual & Ceremonial African & Oceanic Art from the Dr. Alan & Linda Rich Collection

Exhibit is open from October 26, 2019 – January 26, 2020. Open during regular museum hours. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm | Sunday, 1 to 5pm. Over the course of four decades, Dr. Alan and Linda Rich have displayed a passion for helping others, traveling the world and bringing medical care to those in need. With […]

Acrylic Paintings by Angela Pulido

November 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

3-D Art Show & Contest

On exhibit from Nov 1-15, 2019. Entries due Oct 29-31. 3-D Art Awards Reception: 5pm, Nov 15.

FWS Art Instructors Exhibit

On exhibit Nov 1, 2019 – Jan 3, 2020.

Festival of Wreaths Opening Night

Visit the Polk County History Center on Thursday, November 7 at 5pm to see the wreaths decorated for the History Center’s annual fundraiser. Make a silent auction bid on your favorite wreath.

Global Art of the 1970s: From the SC Johnson Collection

Open during Museum hours until January 26, 2020. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm | Sunday, 1 to 5pm. This exclusive exhibition features works selected from the private collection of the SC Johnson Company, most of which have never before traveled outside the Council House, the company’s international conference center in Racine, Wisconsin. The collection was built […]

3-5 Elementary Exhibition: Free to be me

On exhibit November 16, 2019 – January 5, 2020 in the George W. Jenkins Student Gallery. Artwork by Polk County Students Grades 3 through 5 This exhibition features the work of young 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. […]

Ela’s Forest

This exhibit is open through February 23, 2020 during regular Museum hours. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm | Sunday, 1 to 5pm. Ela’s Forest is a real forest of trees planted in locations around the world. It bears the name of a little girl who loved nature and whose short, beautiful life was radiant. The forest continues […]

Call for Artists: Rays Artist Print Series 2019

Deadline for applications is November 27th 11:59pm Creative Pinellas and the Tampa Bay Rays are pleased to announce the second year of the Rays Artist Print Series. The series of fun, unique prints brings artists and fans together around a community-oriented, accessible art collectible. We are looking for artists from throughout the region to create […]

Southern Prize & State Fellowship for Visual Arts Applications Due Dec 3

Grants will support nine visual artists with $80,000 in awards and a touring exhibition Submission Deadline: December 3, 2019 Review the guidelines and apply today South Arts’ Southern Prize and State Fellowships support the best visual arts being created in the South. Through a lens acknowledging the diversity of artists and creators in our region […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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