Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College hosts Observations: Street Photography from the Permanent Collection, November 7, 2020 – January 31, 2021.
Observations: Street Photography from the Permanent Collection
Selected from Polk Museum of Art’s permanent collection, Observations brings together an unusual collection of photographs that map the social landscape of the street. With each artist’s careful cropping, decisive shots, and individual style, the photographs in this exhibition show that the everyday thrum of the streets is anything but banal; instead, these images exemplify how vibrant the city world can be, tracing the human lives and behaviors that make up the daily urban scene. In Observations, we gain the opportunity to take a step back in time and see the lives of those passersby we might otherwise overlook, now through a new photographic lens.
About Polk Museum of Art
Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida, is a private, not-for-profit academic fine art museum dedicated to promoting inspirational and engaging arts experiences for all. It is one of the Top 10 art museums in the State of Florida, an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and the only art museum accredited by the American Alliance of Museums serving the 666,000 residents of Polk County.
Admission is free year-round, thanks to the Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Foundation, Share Foundation, and Southern Homes Amy & Ed Laderer. The Museum is fully accessible.