Children’s Festival Features Grand Opening of Chagall for Children & Hand ‘n Hand Traveling Art Exhibits

Explorations V Children's Festival

Explorations V Children’s Museum hosts its annual Children’s Festival Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10am until 3pm. The festival includes art, science, music, woodworking, bounce house, entertainment and many other hands-on activities throughout nearby Munn Park. A bicycle give-away, nature show and “big wheel” vehicles are also scheduled. A ribbon cutting will be held at 11a.m. […]

TD Bank Central Park Art Festival

Carol Napoli Booth 2012

Ridge Art Association presents the 36th Annual Central Park fine arts outdoor show in Downtown Winter Haven. This upscale exhibition features the finest artists and artisans with one-of-a-kind art, fine jewelry, and hand crafted art objects. Awards in all categories. In addition to artwork there is great food and entertainment. Children can enjoy hands-on art […]

Lunch & Learn Guided Tour & Concert

Bok Tower Door

Bring a picnic lunch and attend a guided tour of the Singing Tower exterior highlighting its history, artistry, architecture and construction, followed by a carillon concert and historical artifacts display. Included with admission. March 10 through 14 – Lunch & Learn Guided Tour & Concert noon–1:30 p.m. During the 22nd Annual Carillon Festival.

Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival

2013 Lake Wales Arts Festival

Art displays, artist demonstrations, live music, children’s art tent, and food vendors along the shores of Lake Wailes.  Free admission.

22nd International Carillon Festival

Geert de Hollander

Features “New Music on Old Bells” Live performances daily throughout the festival at 1pm and 3pm. Bok Tower Gardens welcomes four emerging guest carillonneurs who will debut world premiere performances on the Singing Tower carillon during the 22nd International Carillon Festival (ICF) March 8-16, 2014. These world-renowned artists are pioneering new sounds on the carillon, […]

Art-B-Que

Art-B-Que 2013

Barbeque dinner and live music to kickoff the Citizen Bank & Trust 43rd Annual Lake Wales Arts Festival. When: 6 to 9 p.m., Fri., March 7. Cost: $10. Location: Along the shores of Lake Wailes. Phone: 863-676-8426.

Annual Frostproof Orange Blossom Festival

Frostproof Art League members demonstrate their art techniques in the Gallery and on the streets.

Jan 31, 2014: Application Deadline for Central Park Art Festival

Carol Napoli Booth 2012

The TD Bank Central Park Art Festival takes place in Winter Haven’s Central Park from 10am – 5pm on Saturday, March 15 and from 10am – 4pm on Sunday, March 16, 2014.  The artist application deadline is January 31. 2014. Download the prospectus/application: Central Park Art Festival 2014. Featured image is the booth of artist Carol Napoli, […]

Call for Artists Application Deadline: January 21

The DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council will host a major art show and one day art and environmental festival at the DeSoto County campus of South Florida State College in Arcadia, FL on Saturday, February 8. Last year’s inaugural event drew over 50 artists from eight counties, with over 160 entries. The application deadline has […]

Ritz Theatre Presents International Film Festival

The Ritz Theatre in Winter Haven presents the 2014 Ritz Theatre International Film Festival. FILM SCHEDULE Saturday  Noon — “LaGran Falacia” (documentary) 2 p.m. — Warped Tales (horror shorts) 3:30 — “Celluloid Dreams” (sci-fi short films) 5 p.m. — “Making Waste: How One Man Made a Movie and Ruined His Life” 6:30 p.m. — Feature […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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