Events & Programs
June – August 2024

December 15, 2023 – January 11, 2026
Rodin at the Polk: Selections from the Cantor Collections.
Fourteen of Rodin’s bronzes have returned as part of an exciting long-term agreement with the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation. The loans coincide purposefully with the Museum’s 14,000-square-foot expansion, set to open in Fall 2024, with all fourteen sculptures eventually installed throughout the space of the Museum.

May 4, 2024 – June 9, 2024
Free to Be Me
This exhibition features the work of young Polk County art students.

June 15, 2024 – August 25, 2024
Heart for Art

This exhibition is organized in collaboration with the Exceptional Student Education (ESE) of Polk County Schools, whose mission is to provide support for students of various disabilities as well as gifted learners.

June 15, 2024 – September 15, 2024
Nature & Mystery: The Art of Mally Khorasantchi

This Summer, we invite you into the world of Mally Khorasantchi, who has established herself as an artist whose abstract visual language has been featured in more than a dozen solo shows here in Florida, New York, and her native Germany.

June 22, 2024 – September 22, 2024
Hunt Slonem Paints!

A perennial audience favorite, Hunt Slonem is known as the painter of bunnies, but his body of work includes so much more. Slonem’s heavily-impastoed, brightly-colored paintings have delighted visitors across the world — and to our Museum — for decades.

June 27, 2024
Polk @ Nite
You’re cordially invited to immerse yourself in a world where art meets enchantment at our Midsummer Nights cocktail party! Join us for an evening of vibrant colors, whimsical creations, and tantalizing libations, all set amidst the inspiring backdrop of the Polk Museum of Art on June 27 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.