Mayfaire Saturday Night

Admission: FREE Mayfaire Saturday Night moves the Mayfaire fun to the Lake Mirror Promenade for a free street dance party and fireworks display. Music will be provided by MPiRE. In addition, about 1,200 athletes are expected to participate in the 35thAnnual Mayfaire Classic 5K Road Race & Walk, sponsored by the Lakeland Runners Club. The […]





Free to Be Me: 3rd-5th Grade Students Exhibition Reception

Polk Museum of Art

April 25 – May 24, 2015 Awards Ceremony: Saturday, May 2, 11am and 1pm This exhibition highlights the artwork of Polk County’s elementary school students. This exhibition is sponsored by: Midflorida Credit Union and Publix Super Markets Charities.





Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Learn about Cinco de Mayo, which occurs on Tuesday, May 5th in a celebration on Saturday, May 2nd from 10am-1pm.





May 15-17: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR Public Performances: May 15-17, 2015 Fri-Sat @ 7:30pm, Sun @ 2:30pm $10 Adults / $8 Students Box Office Phone: 863-294-7469 BUY TICKETS NOW >>> “Be our guest” and step into the enchanted world of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR. Featuring songs from the Academy Award-winning animated feature, this […]





May 9: Mayfaire Saturday Night

Admission: FREE Mayfaire Saturday Night moves the Mayfaire fun to the Lake Mirror Promenade for a free street dance party and fireworks display. Music will be provided by MPiRE. In addition, about 1,200 athletes are expected to participate in the 35thAnnual Mayfaire Classic 5K Road Race & Walk, sponsored by the Lakeland Runners Club. The […]





Cookie Concert

This free annual performance offers a relaxed, interactive experience for elementary aged children and their families—one where dancing in the aisle is encouraged! Children are invited to participate in an interactive pre-concert demonstration of instruments with ISO musicians and are then treated to a 45 minute concert full of fun moments with the orchestra. 2:00PM […]





Apr 26: Cookie Concert

This free annual performance offers a relaxed, interactive experience for elementary aged children and their families—one where dancing in the aisle is encouraged! Children are invited to participate in an interactive pre-concert demonstration of instruments with ISO musicians and are then treated to a 45 minute concert full of fun moments with the orchestra. 2:00PM […]





Family Fun Workshop

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 arts instructor. Workshops are held at off-site facilities in Polk County as part of our community outreach. This third Saturday event takes place at the […]





Moonlight & Music

Moonlight & Music

The Fort Meade Community and Bob Elliott’s Greenwood Chevrolet, Fort Meade present Moonlight & Music Friday, April 17 at 5:30pm at Patterson Park in Fort Meade, Florida This inaugural event is sure to pull at your heartstrings, highlighting arts and culture. Hosted by the Fort Meade Chamber of Commerce, the City of Fort Meade, the Women’s […]





Opening Reception for Creative Youth: 15th Congressional District Competition

Polk Museum of Art

March 14 – April 19, 2015 Awards Ceremony: Saturday, April 11, 11am Free Admission This annual exhibition features works from high school students in the 15th Congressional District. The exhibit is organized through the efforts of the Polk Museum of Art and the offices of U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. The Congressional Award winning piece will […]





Polk Arts Alliance

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