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Submit Your Polk Heritage Photographs into the ‘Picture Polk History’ Contest

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Uncategorized

Share your favorite heritage site in Polk County in the Picture Polk History photo contest. Explore Polk County’s “sense of place” by capturing distinctive images of our unique historic buildings, places, and events. Photographs must feature a museum, monument, historic building, cemetery or a local festival that is listed on the Polk County Heritage Trail. Interested participants can […]

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Share your Favorite Polk Heritage Site in the ‘Picture Polk History’ Photo Contest

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Uncategorized

Share your favorite heritage site in Polk County in the Picture Polk History photo contest! “Picture Polk History” features the History and Heritage sites on the Polk County Heritage Trail. Explore Polk County’s “sense of place” by capturing distinctive images of our unique historic buildings, places, and events. Photographs must feature a museum, monument, historic […]

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March Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on March 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Site Specifics: Works by Dan Gunderson & Barbara Sorensen March 22-June 8 This exhibition will include installations by two Central Florida artists, Dan Gunderson of Deland and Barbara Sorensen of Winter Park. Working collaboratively, these two artists will transform the Museum with their site-specific installations that will provide visitors an opportunity to experience art […]

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Children’s museum to serve as venue for Chagall for Children traveling exhibit

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, has announced that it will serve as a venue for the world class Chagall for Children traveling exhibit. The exhibit, created by the Kohl’s Children’sMuseum of Greater Chicago in Glenview, Illinois, features 15 interactive, multi-sensory components that incorporate reproductions of works by […]

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New Program Makes Art More Accessible to People with Dementia

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event

Polk Museum of Art is collaborating with the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and the Arts Ensemble Education Foundation to make art more accessible to those affected by dementia. The program is based on the Museum of Modern Art’s Alzheimer’s Project. “Meet Me at PMoA” is a program that provides an opportunity […]

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February Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on February 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Stephen Knapp: New Light Through March 8 This exhibition will include 14 “lightpaintings” by Massachusetts artist Stephen Knapp. Knapp’s lightpaintings are created by using shards of fused glass, installed perpendicular to the wall’s surface, to reflect beams of colored light into abstract compositions. These unique works deepen the traditional relationship between the painter and light. […]

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January Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on January 2nd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Stephen Knapp: New Light Through March 8 This exhibition will include 14 “lightpaintings” by Massachusetts artist Stephen Knapp. Knapp’s lightpaintings are created by using shards of fused glass, installed perpendicular to the wall’s surface, to reflect beams of colored light into abstract compositions. These unique works deepen the traditional relationship between the painter and […]

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December Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on November 20th, 2013 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Stephen Knapp: New Light December 14-March 8 This exhibition will include 14 “lightpaintings” by Massachusetts artist Stephen Knapp. Knapp’s lightpaintings are created by using shards of fused glass, installed perpendicular to the wall’s surface, to reflect beams of colored light into abstract compositions. These unique works deepen the traditional relationship between the painter and […]

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Free Thursday’s at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on November 13th, 2013 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, General

Polk Museum of Art is proud to announce an agreement with the Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Foundation that will enable the Museum to offer free admission to everyone on Thursdays year-round. Admission will be waived for all visitors to the Museum on Thursdays beginning November 14. As part of the foundation’s new agreement […]

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November Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Exhibitions Paintings of the Space Age Through December 7 This exhibition featuring selections from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will be the second major project undertaken by the Polk Museum of Art as a Smithsonian Affiliate. Although the National Air and Space Museum is known internationally for its impressive collection of objects and […]

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