• Classic Albums Live 2018 Summer Series

    Lakeland, FL – Classic Albums Live returns to the RP Funding Center with five iconic album performances for the 2018 Summer series. The Series Pass goes on sale on March 1 at 9:30 a.m. The RP Funding Center’s Summer Series will feature Fleetwood Mac “Rumours” on May 20 at 7 p.m., Queen “A Night at […]

  • TheatreWorks Florida Recruits Disabled Military War Veterans for “Vet Voices”

    DAVENPORT, FL – TheatreWorks Florida’s highly acclaimed community outreach program, TheatreCares, is proud to announce the launch of their all-new inspiring program, Vet Voices. Vet Voices is a free theatre arts program for disabled military war veterans that enlists creative arts therapy through active participation in workshops and events. Vet Voices has been 1 and […]

  • Art-i-facts Summer (May-Aug) 2018

    Pick up a print copy of Art-i-facts at the Central Florida Visitor’s Center on Hwy 27 in Davenport, or at Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, RP Funding Center, Lake Wales Arts Center, Theatre Winter Haven, Public Libraries, Chambers of Commerce and various arts and cultural venues around Polk County. Enjoy the on-screen edition of […]

  • Air National Guard Band of the South

    The Air National Guard Band of the South will perform a free concert at Florida Southern College in Branscomb Auditorium on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 7:30pm. The Air National Guard Band of the South supports the total Air Force and Air National Guard mission in war and peace by inspiring patriotism and fostering a […]

  • 5th Annual Sm(ART) Business Symposium

    The Polk Arts Alliance presents its 5th Annual Sm(ART) Business Symphonic, Educating an Innovative Workforce, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 from 3:00-5:00pm at Harrison School for the Arts, 750 Hollingsworth Rd in Lakeland. This year’s symposium, “Connecting the Dots: Infusing Arts into Education to Drive Outcomes,” features: Guest speaker Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research & […]

  • THEATREWORKS FLORIDA’S 2018-19 SEASON • Professional, Award-Winning Musical Theatre in Davenport, FL!

    SELLING FAST – DON’T WAIT ! BUY YOUR SEASON 2018-19 SUBSCRIPTION TODAY! TheatreWorks Florida is thrilled and proud to announce Season 2018-19 at TheatreWorks Florida Theatre in downtown Davenport! We are bringing our award-winning professional musical productions to the community of Davenport, FL and are so excited to share the magic of theatre with Polk […]

  • Creative Yoga with Michelle Pugh

    All ages, sizes and levels of experience are welcome. $5 members $10 nonmembers

  • National Music Day Celebration

    MUSEUM HOURS are 9:00am-5:30pm ADMISSION Members & Children Under 2 FREE Children & Adults $9.00 Seniors (65+), Teachers & Military Families (with ID) $4.50 Access/EBT Cardholders with ID Maximum of 4 per card $3.00 AAA 10% off

  • The Art of Film – Hide Your Smiling Faces

    A monthly film screening series featuring the best in internationally-renowned independent and arts-related movies- The Art of Film. The Art of Film presents a forum for appreciating movies as an art form. With audience Q&A and talkback sessions with film directors and faculty from Florida Southern College following each screening, this unique Polk Museum series will entertain, […]

  • The Von Wagner Code

    A unique exhibition inspired by the rediscovery of a damaged, lost painting on the Florida Southern College campus. Regular Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm Sunday, 1 to 5pm Summer Hours (June 1 through Labor Day): Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm Closed Sunday, Monday and major holidays including December 24, 25, and 31 and January 1. […]

Press Releases

Ramon Theatre Gala

Starry Night: Ramon Theater 8th Annual Gala and Inaugural Polk County Artist Hall of Fame Award

Ramon Theater 8th Annual Gala 15 East Wall Street, Frostproof, FL 33843 presents… Starry Night A Gala Celebrating the Arts Ramon Theater’s most prestigious event of the year September 27, 2014 6:30 PM – Social • 7:00 PM – Program • Sheriff Grady Judd Honorary Guest Emcee • Enjoy an evening of entertainment which will […]

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KIDS TAG ART Kicks Off 9TH Year in Polk County

Southern Homes Returns as Major Sponsor of Kids Tag Art for 4th Year Bartow, Florida / PR Free/ July 28, 2014 Joe Tedder, Tax Collector for Polk County recently presented a $34,293 check to the Polk County School Board, on behalf of Kids Tag Art, a 5th grade school art project created and hosted by […]

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21st Annual Denis L. Fontaine Children’s Classic Golf Tournament

Monday, October 27, 2014 at the Lone Palm Golf Club. Support this Golf Tournament to benefit Explorations V Children’s Museum. Lunch and registration and driving range/putting green will run from 10:30 am to 12 noon, with a shotgun start at 12:00 p.m. The tournament will follow a four-person, best-ball scramble format. The entry fee of […]

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Auditions for HCCT Kids “Waking Sleeping Beauty”

HCCT Kids, a division of Haines City Community Theatre announces auditions for their upcoming performance of “Waking Sleeping Beauty” by Ross Mihalko and Donna Swift, directed by Jennifer Tesso.  This will replace the originally scheduled performance of “The Snow Queen” running December 12-14th. Auditions will be held at the theatre, located at 303 Ledwith Ave. in Haines City on Saturday, September […]

Elia Russinoff, "Design Proposal: Two Door Sports Car," 1953.

September Exhibits and Events at Polk Museum of Art

EXHIBITIONS Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of the American Automobile September 20-December 6 This exhibition showcases the beauty and ingenuity of American automotive design during the decades following World War II, a landmark period in car styling, through more than 100 drawings from the collection of Frederick A. Sharf. An eclectic mix of […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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