April Rose Live at Platform Art Forum

March 19 at 6pm. Musician April Rose performs a passionate acoustic set live at The Art Forum. Free show. Beer and wine available by donation.

An Evening of Musical Memories: Ron Seggi & His Orchestra

March 12 at 6 pm: Ron Seggi and his Orchestra. A Las Vegas big band experience featuring music by Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and more. Tickets: $15, $20, $25. 

Art to Art: The Intersection of Images & Words

March 10, 6:30pm at Polk Museum of Art. Southeastern University Art to Art: The Intersection of Images and Words. FREE. Under the guidance of poetry faculty, Southeastern University students create original poetry describing works of art by Russell Young and Michiko Fujii Fowler on exhibit at the Polk Museum of Art. The original poetry is then […]

Davenport Hosts Florida’s Original Highwaymen Artists

See Florida’s rich and unique history unfold before your eyes as the Florida Highwaymen artists twirl their paintbrushes to create vivid paintings of Florida’s diverse landscapes and wildlife in person in downtown Davenport during the 6th Annual Highwaymen Weekend Extravaganza, March 4th and 5th. During the early 1950’s and through the 1980’s, a group of […]

Lakeland Art Guild Meeting

Lakeland Art Guild

Monthly meeting and program on the first Thursday of each month. Learn more at www.lakelandartguild.com.

Autumn June

Polk State College Campus Concert Series presents Autumn June, Polk County’s own folk, pop, rock & country singer/songwriter. March 3, 10:00-10:45 am at Polk State College Winter Haven WLR Patio. The Polk State College Campus Concert Series presents free concerts in Winter Haven, Lakeland and Downtown Lake Wales. Learn more: www.polk.edu/artscenter or phone 863-298-6883.

A Sankofa Affair

An evening performance by the Sankofa Chorale.  7:30 pm on Saturday, February 27 in the Winter Haven Fine Arts Theatre at Polk State College.  

The Gala

Polk Museum of Art’s annual black-tie benefit is also one of the best parties in Central Florida. It’s a memorable evening of dancing, socializing, and a wonderful gourmet dinner. A silent auction takes place throughout the evening, as well. Items for auction range from sports memorabilia, great vacation getaways, gourmet meals, jewelry, and more! For […]

Exploration of the Cool with the Shawn Edmonds Quintet

The Shawn Edmonds Quintet returns to Polk State College for two free concerts. The Shawn Edmonds Quintet previously performed at Polk State in February 2015. This week, the ensemble returns as part of the College’s Voices of the People concert series and Black History Month celebration. The ensemble’s namesake, Shawn Edmonds, is a trumpeter who […]

Art-B-Que

The Art-B-Que Kick-off Barbeque, on Friday, Feb 26 from 6-9pm, is the opening event for the Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival.

Polk Arts Alliance

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