Grandparents Day Admission Special

Free admission to Bok Tower Gardens on Sept 11 with grandchild.

Michael McArthur Live with the ISO

On September 10, the Imperial Symphony Orchestra will open its 51st season by welcoming Michael McArthur to the Polk Theatre stage for the inaugural Singer Songwriter Session. A native of Lakeland, Michael McArthur is a solo artist with acoustic roots whose soulful music is a perfect complement to the classical sound of the orchestra. A […]

Expansion Celebration at Bok Tower Gardens

Hammock Hollow Children's Garden at Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens Celebrates the Future on Saturday, September 10 with the Grand Opening of the Largest Expansion in 87 Years of History. After months of construction and the successful conclusion of the Preserve the Legacy, Steward the Future capital campaign, Bok Tower Gardens comes into full bloom with the opening of several highly anticipated […]

Point of View Gallery Tour with Ken Rollins

Polk Museum of Art

Mr. Rollins will discuss the history of building the Museum’s permanent collection, as well as select works of art accessed during his 12 years as Director of the Museum. Learn more! Limited availability: Please RSVP at PolkMuseumofArt.org/RSVP

Over 55 Show Band Concert

Over 55 Show Band

Simply Super Songs of September

Reception: From Form to Color – Vivian Garriga Exhibit

Lakeland Art Guild Meeting

Lakeland Art Guild

First Tuesday of each month. Learn more at www.lakelandartguild.com.

Poetry Open Mic Night

Local poets share their original work.

Night at the Museum

A very special evening for grown-ups at Explorations V Children’s Museum.

Lecture & Exhibit Reception: Clyde Butcher “Preserving Eden”

Thirty pieces of Butcher’s large black and white photographs will hang in the Harrison Gallery until August in an exhibition titled “Preserving Eden.” 6pm Clyde Butcher Lecture. Tickets: $15. 7pm  Booksigning/Reception: Free and open to the public. During the summer, the public is welcome to visit the exhibit Monday-Thursday, 7am-4pm – free of charge. The […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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