Small Town Charm

Exhibit runs from October 22, 2015 through September 20, 2016 at Lake Alfred City Hall.

Cornucopia Art Show

A Bartow Art Guild Members Only Exhibition at the Bartow Public Library. On exhibit October 20 through December 3, 2015. Every year, in October/November, the Bartow Art Guild hosts a members only exhibit. Each member may enter one or two pieces in any medium. All pieces are accepted into the show. The pieces are judged […]

Mixed Media Artist Amanda Sheahan

Local artists are featured in a gallery at the Lake Wales Public Library. On exhibit in November are artworks by mixed media artist. Library hours are: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 9am-6:30pm Wednesday & Friday from 9am-5:30pm Saturday from 9am-3pm

Gardens & Groves by Blair Updike

On exhibit in the Visitor’s Center at Bok Tower Gardens from 9am-5pm, October 16, 2015 through January 14, 2016. Updike shares her love of blue skies, gardens and groves, twisted trees, and the way light plays across the meadows and bays. Year-long Admission Annual Membership Starting at $45  Purchasing an annual membership to Bok Tower Gardens […]

“Androids”

November 7, 2015 – January 24, 2016 Murray & Ledger Galleries Through the evolution of the mobile device, fine art photography has undergone a reformation. Whereas the digital camera shifted photography from a time-intensive chemical process to a more immediate electronic art form, the contemporary touchscreen mobile device has concentrated it further to be more […]

Art+Food

This art party spices things up with a focus on the art of cuisine. Enjoy live music and a cash bar with beer, wine and a specialty drink. Tickets are $10 for Polk Museum of Art members, $15 non-members. Learn more!  

Christmas Village Exhibit Opens

Experience a miniature lighted Christmas Village. On display through December 31. General daily admission to X5 is $7; discounted admission for senior citizens, military, and teachers with ID is $3.50. Children under two are free. X5 offers family memberships for $70.

Festival of Wreaths Opening Night

The Festival of Wreaths Opening Night coincides with Bartow’s Lights on Main celebration. The halls of the History Center will be decked out with more than fifty colorful wreaths in celebration of the Festival of Wreaths. An appearance in the rotunda from Santa and Mrs. Claus is scheduled between 7 and 9 p.m. The couple will be […]

Festival of Wreaths

For the fifth consecutive year, the halls of the History Center will be decked out with more than fifty colorful wreaths in celebration of the Festival of Wreaths. During this holiday celebration, organizations and individuals from the local community decorate and donate the wreaths, which will be on display from Nov. 20 through Dec. 12 […]

Miniature Lighted Christmas Village Exhibit

On display through December 31. Included with admission. General admission $7; senior citizens, military, and teachers with ID is $3.50. Children under two are free. Explorations V Children’s Museum offers family memberships for $70. Hours are Monday-Saturday, 9am-5:30pm. Closed Sundays and major holidays.

Polk Arts Alliance

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