Members Reception

Members reception in celebration of Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens 6:00-8:30pm on Friday, September 6, 2019. Keynote Speaker: Scott Schweigert Curator of Art & Civilization Reading Public Museum Lecture followed by a reception and cash bar. This reception is a complimentary membership benefit. Students with valid ID are welcomed free of charge. Not […]

After Hours at the Museum

We’re staying up late. The Polk Museum of Art is open until 8 p.m. the first Thursday of every month, and will host a Curator Tour at 6 p.m. Join Dr. H. Alexander Rich, Executive Director and Chief Curator, for an in-depth tour of the Museum galleries, providing art-historical and curatorial insight about one of our […]

Fiber Arts by Jane Herman

September 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

Ken Bennett: Nature & Wildlife Photography

On exhibit through September 2019 in the Gray Gallery at Florida Wildflower Studios.

“Iceland and Ireland through Students’ Eyes: Photography from the 2019 Study Abroad Trip”

August 30 through September 13, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, August 30 at 7:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Location: Melvin/Burks Art Galleries Free During the month of May 2019, Florida Southern students embarked on a study abroad trip to Iceland and Ireland. Photographs, taken by students and faculty alike […]

My Winter Haven: Lakes & Culture

A juried art exhibition inside Winter Haven City Hall on exhibit through July 2020.

Aviation Exhibition

A juried art exhibition inside Winter Haven Municipal Airport through May 10, 2020.

Looking Forward

“Looking Forward” is a juried art exhibition on exhibit in Lake Alfred City Hall through Sept 30, 2019.

A Colored Image of the Sun

On exhibit from July 27 – November 10, 2019. A Colored Image of the Sun, a solo exhibition by artist Kelly Sturhahn, is on view at Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College. Sturhahn’s work explores notions of the sublime in nature from a contemporary viewpoint, simultaneously considering experience, perception and transformation. Favoring process and […]

Paul Fullerton: Forces of Nature

On exhibit from June 22 through November 10, 2019 in the Hollis Gallery & Sculpture Garden. Born in Minnesota and raised in Fort Myers, Paul Fullerton earned his bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the University of Florida in 1967 under the late Hiram Williams. He received his master’s degree in painting, printmaking, and sculpture in 1969 […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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