Talks & Tours
We offer free Gallery Talks, Curator Tours, and Docent-Led tours each month to complement our current exhibitions. Visit our Events Page here for upcoming events.
Executive Director and Chief Curator Dr. H. Alexander Rich discusses Inside the Masters' Studios: Richard Haas Dioramas.
Rabbi David Goldstein discusses works from the Polk Museum of Art's exhibition Painted Pages: Illuminated Manuscripts, 13th – 18th Centuries.
Artist Charles Edward Williams discusses his exhibition, SUN + LIGHT, a collection of works from the series Everyone Loves the Sunshine.
Florida Southern College, Erin LaSala, along with students from Florida Southern College’s dance program provide a performance based gallery talk focusing on the artist Edgar Degas.
Dr. Jennifer Moffitt explores the Polk Museum of Art's exhibition, "The Art of Romaine Brooks." The Art of Romaine Brooks, on loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, brings together 18 paintings and 32 drawings by the American expatriate artist Romaine Brooks (1874-1970). Dr. Moffitt is Assistant Professor of English at Florida Southern College.
Derek Menchan, professor of humanities, philosophy, and music at Polk State College leads a discussion on the omnipresence of music found in Chagall's work as well as universal themes of human morality.
Collector George Lowe gives a Gallery Talk about the artwork from his collection featured in the exhibition One Collector's Dream.