FSC Marks Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Birthday

It has been suggested that there are five American thinkers and inventors who have changed the way we live today: Thomas Jefferson, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Steve Jobs, and Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright (1867-1959) is generally regarded as one of the greatest architects of the modern era, and his innovations are part and parcel of […]

Architectural Tour of the 1908 Courthouse

Polk County History Center

Take a family-friendly guided tour of the courthouse and learn more about Neo-Classical architecture. The Old Polk County Courthouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 7, 1989.

Architectural Tour of the 1908 Courthouse

Polk County History Center

Take a guided tour of the courthouse and learn more about Neo-Classical architecture. The Old Polk County Courthouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 7, 1989.

AAUW “ArtEscapes” Tour

A chartered bus tour from Lake Wales to Florida Polytechnic University and Polk Museum of Art.

Old County Courthouse Architectural Tour

Polk County History Center

Explore the courthouse and learn more about Neo-Classical architecture with our new architectural tour. The Old Polk County Courthouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 7, 1989. In honor of our 25th anniversary, we will be offering a family version of our new architectural tour as part of Throwback Thursdays […]

Old County Courthouse Architectural Tour

Polk County History Center

August 7 at 11 a.m. Explore the courthouse and learn more about Neo-Classical architecture with our new architectural tour. The Old Polk County Courthouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 7, 1989. In honor of our 25th anniversary, we will be offering a family version of our new architectural tour as […]

Co-Author Discusses the book, Bok Tower Gardens: America’s Taj Mahal, and His Connection to Frank Lloyd Wright

Kenneth Treister, co-author of the recently released Bok Tower Gardens: America’s Taj Mahal, will discuss the book and his connection to Frank Lloyd Wright during a brunch in the President’s Dining Room at Lakeland’s Florida Southern College on March 23 at 10 a.m. Treister is an architect, author and artist. He has produced four documentaries and has […]

Special Presentations for the Gardens Planned

Kenneth Treister at Florida Southern College March 23, Bok Tower Gardens: America’s Taj Mahal Dr. Jorge Santiago-Blay at Bok Tower Gardens March 24, The Gooey Stuff that Plants Ooze LAKE WALES, Fla. — The public is invited to attend two very different presentations about Bok Tower Gardens, scheduled to take place March 23 and 24. […]

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494