Searching for Hope and Guidance

SEARCHING FOR HOPE AND GUIDANCE CHOIR CONCERT Thursday, October 27, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Chamber Singers, Beth Gibbs, conductor Branscomb Auditorium In an often challenging and chaotic world, music becomes a source of comfort, solace, and hope. In works such as Padre G. B. Martini’s Domine ad adjuvandum me festina (Lord, make haste to help […]





Music under the Stars

MUSIC UNDER THE STARS Thursday, October 13, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Symphony Band, Jo Jossim, conductor; FSC Jazz Ensemble, Paul Butcher, director L.N. Pipkin Bandshell (rain location: Branscomb Auditorium) Who doesn’t love an outdoor band concert? With its relaxed atmosphere, beautiful autumn weather, striking starlit skies, and appealing range of musical styles, this event […]





Grandparents Day Admission Special

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





Music & Movement

Get moving to the music! Little ones enjoy playing instruments and moving to the beat. Thursdays at 10:30am Included with daily admission or membership.





Family Art Workshop

PMoA Family Art

First Saturday of each month. Tour: 10am, Workshop: 10:30am – Noon Free for everyone. No registration needed. Polk Museum of Art has reinvented Family Art Workshops. Each month, participants will learn a unique project or technique from a local artist or art instructor. Workshops are held at the Museum and at off-site facilities in Polk County […]





Lake Wales Arts Festival

2013 Lake Wales Arts Festival

Feb 27 & 28, from 10 am – 5 pm. The Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival has a 45-year-old tradition of celebrating and exhibiting quality works of art by fine artists and artisans with up to 100 artists competing for more than $30,000 in awards! Presented by the Lake Wales Arts Council, the […]





SEU Open Mic Night

Fri, Feb 19, 7-9pm. Open Mic night at The Platform Art Forum, hosted by Southeastern University English Professor Dr. Rickey Cotton and the students behind SEU’s literary journal The Oracle. Everyone welcome to share original works or pieces by other authors. Poetry and short prose excerpts both welcome. Must be family friendly. Snacks and drinks available […]





Platform Kids 2016

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 5 – 8pm Oasis Community Church, 3330 Winter Lake Rd., Lakeland, 33803 Join Platform Art for their 8th annual Platform Kids event – a one-night exhibition celebrating visual art and performances produced by Polk County students in preschool – 12th grade. Admission is free! Activities on site will be hosted by […]





Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! Grand Opening

The Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! exhibit Grand Opening is on Sunday, February 7 from 1-5pm. The newest traveling exhibit, Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious! is SO BIG…it will take over much of the Museum’s first and second floors! Enjoy exploring alongside the loveable monkey as he playfully guides them through his friendly neighborhood and blasts […]





Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! Preview

Preview the Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! exhibit on Tuesday, February 2 from 4-6pm. The preview includes a ribbon cutting and a taste of Curious George’s favorite banana snacks. The Grand Opening is on Sunday, February 7 from 1-5pm. The newest traveling exhibit, Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious! is SO BIG…it will take over much of […]





Polk Arts Alliance

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