Sm(ART) Business Symposium

Join the Polk Arts Alliance and Polk State College for the 3rd Annual Sm(ART) Business Symposium: “Educating an Innovative Workforce” on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. The symposium takes place appropriately during National Arts in Education Week  (September 11 – 17, 2016). Registration begins at 8 AM. The program is from 9-11 AM. The program takes place […]





3rd Annual Sm(ART) Business Symposium

National Arts in Education Week is September 11 – 17, 2016. Join the Polk Arts Alliance and Polk State College for the 3rd Annual Sm(ART) Business Symposium: “Educating an Innovative Workforce” on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. Registration begins at 8 AM. The program is from 9-11 AM. The program takes place at the Polk State […]





Support School Art: Choose A Kids Tag Art Vanity Tag Today

Support art in schools by purchasing a Kids Tag Art vanity tag for your front car bumper this year.  With proceeds going to classroom arts, it’s a “win-win” states Joe Tedder, Tax Collector for Polk County and honorary chairman for Kids Tag Art, a countywide art design contest and fundraising project exclusively for fifth graders. […]





Downtown Concert Series

Free event for the public.





KIDS TAG ART Kicks Off 9TH Year in Polk County

Kids Tag Art Dog

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 […]





Play it Forward

“Play it Forward” is a fundraising concert to raise money for musical instruments for band and orchestra programs in Polk County Schools. All the musicians are donating their time and talent for this event. Do you part and show your appreciation to these performers, and help raise money to foster music in our community. See […]





Community Stakeholders Meeting: The Economic Impact of Creative Industries

Polk Arts Alliance presents Community Stakeholders Meeting on May 7 hosted by Southeastern University. Registration begins at 8:15am. The program begins at 9:00am. The event is sponsored by Grasslands, Peterson & Myers, P.A. and Community Southern Bank. The Economic Impact of Creative Industries “Full S.T.E.(A)M. Ahead!” Science, Technology, Engineering, (ARTs) and Math How Creativity Can Impact […]





Community Stakeholders Meeting – The Economic Impact of Creative Industries: Full S.T.E.(A)M. Ahead!

Polk Arts Alliance presents Community Stakeholders Meeting on May 7 hosted by Southeastern University. Sponsored by Grasslands, Peterson & Myers, P.A. and Community Southern Bank. Registration begin at 8:15am. The program begins at 9:00am. The Economic Impact of Creative Industries “Full S.T.E.(A)M. Ahead!” Science, Technology, Engineering, (ARTs) and Math How Creativity Can Impact Community and Business Development and […]





Polk Arts Alliance

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