Public Lecture with Collector George Lowe

Exhibition Member Reception: Josephine Sacabo

Member reception for the “Lessons from the Shadows” exhibit that runs from September 24-December 3. Hear New Orleans photographer Josephine Sacabo speak about her artwork in the exhibition, Lessons from the Shadows. This exhibit focuses on two of Sacabo’s photography portfolios: Juana and the Structures of Reverie and Óyeme Con Los Ojos. Cash bar and light hors […]

Faculty-Student Showcase

Variety show benefiting Harrison Department scholarships.

RAW TV

Recording/Performances are at 7pm and 9pm.  

The Purple Xperience

Celebrate the unique and talented life and music of Prince with this special tribute concert. The Purple Xperience, a five-piece tribute band hailing from Minneapolis, brings the memories of Prince and The Revolution to audiences of all generations. Led by Matt Fink (aka Doctor Fink), a member of Prince and The Revolution from 1978 to […]

National Public Lands Day/Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

Admission is FREE with coupon. Get your coupon on the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! website.

Soiree de Jazz

Unpland Improv

Two performances: 7pm and 9pm.

Live at the Gardens: Brian Sutherland Band

SOLD OUT!!! The final performance in this summer’s 15th annual Live at the Gardens series features an encore appearance from the Brian Sutherland Band. This year, they bring a unique combination of jazz and pop featuring cello, guitar, bass, violin, drums, and three vocalists. The entire summer music series brings an eclectic mix of folk, […]

Dog Day of Summer

Benefits the Humane Society of Polk County. Regular admission for humans, $5 for dogs. Dogs must be on a leash. Learn more about this event.

Polk Arts Alliance

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