• Lakeland Art Guild

    Annual Lakeland Art Guild Spring Exhibition

    For over thirty years, the Melvin Art Gallery has partnered with the Lakeland Art Guild to host their annual spring exhibition. Founded in 1952, the Lakeland Art Guild is the oldest local community arts organization in Polk County. We are pleased to exhibit works created by local artists and to bring together the members of […]

  • 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 […]

  • THE NUNS ARE COMING! AUDITIONS: NUNSENSE & NUNSENSE 2: THE SECOND COMING

    TheatreWorks Florida celebrates Season 2018-19 with not one but TWO internationally acclaimed musical theatre hits: Nunsense and Nunsense 2: The Second Coming! Come out and audition for these two zany and outrageous hits that follow the crazy antics of five charming & quirky nuns from the Little Sisters of Hoboken convent! Nunsense… it’s habit-forming! Auditions: […]

  • 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 […]

  • THEATREWORKS FLORIDA • IMMEDIATE HIRE • STAGE MANAGER

    IMMEDIATE HIRE: STAGE MANAGER • PLEASE SHARE TheatreWorks Florida is now accepting submissions for STAGE MANAGER for 2 shows in the 2018-19 Season (Nunsense – SEPT 7-16, 2018 and Nunsense 2: The Second Coming – MAR 8-17, 2019). FULL INFORMATION & TO APPLY: CLICK HERE *IMPORTANT NOTE: On the TWF website, please scroll down to […]

Press Releases

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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 […]

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