FWS Art Instructors Exhibit

On exhibit Nov 1, 2019 – Jan 3, 2020.

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

Exhibit is open from October 26, 2019 – January 26. 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 his profession as an ophthalmologist and eye surgeon and hers as an occupational therapist trained to […]

Open Studio in Water Media

The Meraki Artist Resource Center

Class begins on Oct 23 and runs on Wednesdays thru Dec 4 with instructor Mal Surrency. No class Nov 27.

Photography Club

Third Saturdays, 9am-12pm.

Capturing Cultures Photography Exhibit

The Capturing Cultures exhibition runs from October 17-December 5. The exhibit reception and awards ceremony is 5-7pm, November 19. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

Student Art Exhibition

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

This exhibition of Polk State College student art is on display from Oct 17 – Dec 5. The reception and awards ceremony is from 5-7pm on Oct 17. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday from 10am-2pm.

Open Studio with Live Model (non-instructional)

The Meraki Artist Resource Center

Studio time for serious artists to sharpen their skills with their preferred medium. Nude or semi-nude male or female model in a pose with lighting for shadow highlights. Bring your own equipment and supplies. Members $20/ Nonmembers $25.

Voices of the People: Merkava; Merkaba

Chamber Music Series. Let’s Call the Whole Thing “Awe.” Synchronized painting and performance featuring professors Scoggins and Menchan.

Workshop: The Wild Side of Color

The Meraki Artist Resource Center

One day workshop with instructor Ron Malone. 9am-1pm, Oct 5

K-2 Elementary Exhibition: Learning to be me

On exhibit October 5 – November 10, 2019 in the George W. Jenkins Student Gallery. Artwork by Polk County Students Grades K through 2 This exhibition features the work of our youngest 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. […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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