The Von Wagner Code is a unique Polk Museum of Art curated exhibition inspired by the rediscovery of a damaged, long-lost painting on the Florida Southern College campus and the exciting search for answers about its origins.Read More
In this video, Polk Museum of Art curator Dr. H. Alexander Rich speaks with conservator Rustin Levenson about the mysterious painting at the center of “The Von Wagner Code” exhibition and about the painstaking stabilization process being undertaken to preserve it.Read More
In keeping with our mission to offer incomparable world-class art experiences for the community, this exhibition brings to Polk County a rare showcase of work by two of the greatest Spanish painters of all time.Read More
In this exhibition of selected works from the Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College’s permanent collection, we will explore the concept of what it means to call something an American work of art.Read More
Dr. H. Alexander Rich, Curator and Director of Galleries & Exhibitions, discusses the exhibition, "Renoir: Les Études."
Faces in the Crowd is the second in a series of exhibitions showcasing the latest acquisitions of figurative American art in the collection of the Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College (FSC).Read More
The current exhibition, "Faces in the Crowd," is composed of a selection of the newest collection of Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College’s latest acquisitions of figurative American art. In order to display many of the works, our curatorial team choose to use the salon style hang. But what is the origin of the salon style hang?Read More