• Museum Day Live

    Free Admission: Museum Day Live! Visit on September 27

    Explorations V Children’s Museum and Bok Tower Gardens will offer free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket on that day. Tickets are available to download at www.smithsonian.com/museumdaylive. One ticket per is permitted per household per email address. Each ticket is good for admission for two visitors and must be relinquished upon admission to […]

  • Civil War Exhibit

    Exhibits Coinciding with the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War

    Two Polk County History Center Civil War Exhibits continue through April 2015. “Defending the Boundaries of Wilderness,” examines how men from Polk County fought on both sides of the Civil War. Uncover the histories of the Cow Cavalry, the South Florida Bulldogs, Union troops, and Colored Units who lived, fought, or settled in Polk County. “Living on the […]

  • Richard Florsheim, "Paris (aka La Seine à Paris)," 1963, color lithograph. Polk Museum of Art Permanent Collection, Gift of the Richard Florsheim Art Fund.

    Remembering Florsheim

    On exhibit through October 12 in the Perkins Gallery at Polk Museum of Art. Richard Florsheim (1916-1979) was a prominent American printmaker, painter, sculptor, educator and writer. He graduated from the University of Chicago before studying art at the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. He completed his […]

  • Andy Warhol, "Cow (Pink on Yellow)," 1966, screenprint on wallpaper, Polk Museum of Art Permanent Collection, Gift of an anonymous donor in honor of the 2012 Art Resource Trust and Adam Justice.

    Collected Color

    On exhibit through September 13 in Gallery II at Polk Museum of Art. Color is an important part of our world. It allows us to visually recognize, relate, and interact with our surroundings. Because of its enormous impact on how we interpret what we see, color has always been an important attribute of art. But, […]

  • Ascension quadtone pigment print Richard Sexton

    Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast

    Through September 13 at Polk Museum of Art. The exhibition reception is at 6pm, Friday, August 22, with a lecture by Richard Sexton, followed by light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. The reception is free for Museum members, $10 for guests. On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, La., this […]

  • Front Cover

    Art-i-facts Magazine Aug-Oct 2014

    The August – October (Season Preview) issue of Art-i-facts Magazine is on the street. Deliveries should be completed by Friday, August 1. View the magazine full-screen online by clicking on the image below. The print edition of Art-i-facts Magazine is available at Polk Museum of Art, The Lakeland Center, Outpost 27, Chambers of Commerce in Lakeland, Lake […]

Events

  1. Woodcarving

    September 2 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every Tuesday
  2. Donuts for Dads

    September 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    First Saturday of each month
  3. Family Fun Workshop

    September 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    First Saturday of each month

Press Releases

Richard Florsheim, "Paris (aka La Seine à Paris)," 1963, color lithograph. Polk Museum of Art Permanent Collection, Gift of the Richard Florsheim Art Fund.

Remembering Florsheim

On exhibit through October 12 in the Perkins Gallery at Polk Museum of Art. Richard Florsheim (1916-1979) was a prominent American printmaker, painter, sculptor, educator and writer. He graduated from the University of Chicago before studying art at the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. He completed his […]

Andy Warhol, "Cow (Pink on Yellow)," 1966, screenprint on wallpaper, Polk Museum of Art Permanent Collection, Gift of an anonymous donor in honor of the 2012 Art Resource Trust and Adam Justice.

Collected Color

On exhibit through September 13 in Gallery II at Polk Museum of Art. Color is an important part of our world. It allows us to visually recognize, relate, and interact with our surroundings. Because of its enormous impact on how we interpret what we see, color has always been an important attribute of art. But, […]

Ascension quadtone pigment print Richard Sexton

Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast

Through September 13 at Polk Museum of Art. The exhibition reception is at 6pm, Friday, August 22, with a lecture by Richard Sexton, followed by light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. The reception is free for Museum members, $10 for guests. On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, La., this […]

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Haines City Community Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season

After being dark for nearly 2 seasons while they searched for a new home, Haines City Community Theatre is pleased to announce their upcoming season for 2014-2015. They will open in their new location, the old library building located at 303 Ledwith Avenue in front of Lake Eva Park,  just down the street from their old home. […]

Dan Lasata, Even On the Nice Days

PMoA Features ‘All Decked Out’ Skateboard Artworks

Polk Museum of Art proudly presents a selection of contemporary artworks associated with skateboarding in the new exhibition, “All Decked Out,” which will be on display in the Perkins Gallery from April 26 through July 20. As part of Innoskate 2014, this exhibition will celebrate the artistic and innovative spirit of skateboarding. Polk Museum of […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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