African American Heritage Celebration

February 8 from 1-4pm. This annual celebration of African American Heritage features top entertainers and artists from Central Florida’s African American community. General admission $9, and members are free.

Music & Dance in Painting of the Dutch Golden Age

On exhibit February 8 – May 31, 2020. The 17th century was a period of great wealth and cultural achievement for the Dutch people. In what was then already called a Golden Age, the Netherlands was a world power whose military fleet was growing and where trade, science, and the arts flourished as never before. Of […]

Special Gallery Talk: Music & Dance in the Dutch Golden Age

Join us for a special Gallery Talk on Music & Dance in Painting of the Dutch Golden Age.

Cameron Holmes Gallery Exhibit

This exhibition runs from February 3-27. The exhibit reception is from 5-7pm on February 11. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

African American History Month: Kent McAllister/Junkyard

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

This exhibit runs from Feb 3-27. Exhibit Reception: 5-7pm, Feb 4. Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

Up in the Gray Gallery: Don Porter & James Ward

January 27-February 15.

“Janet Siegel Rogers: The Mystery of Color”

January 17 through February 21, 2020 Opening Reception: Friday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday Location: Melvin/Burks Art Galleries Free  In her encaustic paintings, Janet Siegel Rogers translates the aura of time and place into layers of oil paint suspended in beeswax. Through her subtle use of […]


On exhibit January 11 – February 16, 2020 in the George W. Jenkins Student Gallery. Polk County High School Exhibition This exhibition features artworks by students grades 9-12 from Polk County School District high schools. Reception: Friday, January 11 at 11 am

Point of View Gallery Talk

Second Friday of each month from Noon-1pm, join the Chief Curator of the Museum or a special guest for an in depth overview of one of the current exhibitions. Sept 13 – Dr. H. Alexander Rich Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism through the French Lens Oct 11 – Holly Scoggins Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism […]

Kick Off 2020 Exhibit

Lakeland Art Guild

All mediums, juried show on display from January 10 – March 13. Awards Reception: 6pm, January 16

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 (863) 804-0494