Free Admission: Museum Day Live!

Explorations V Children’s Museum and Bok Tower Gardens will offer free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket on that day. Tickets are available to download at www.smithsonian.com/museumdaylive. One ticket per is permitted per household per email address. Each ticket is good for admission for two visitors and must be relinquished upon admission to […]

Voices of the People: Pianist Carl Cranmer

Carl Cranmer

A recital by pianist Carl Cranmer in Updike Hall at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center. FREE!

Percussion Strikes Again: Dave Coash, Percussion

Branscomb Auditorium

Faculty Artist Series Monday, September 29, 2014 – 7:30 p.m. Branscomb Auditorium Having captured the admiration of audiences in previous guest appearances on the Festival of Fine Arts, percussionist David Coash takes the stage this season in his own recital. A highly regarded member of the Florida Orchestra, Dr. Coash is a well-known performer and […]

Sixth Annual Boktoberfest Plant Sale

Bok Tower Gardens Oct. 18 A FREE Community Event Celebrating the Start of Florida’s Gardening Season LAKE WALES, Fla. – The Sixth Annual Boktoberfest celebration takes place Saturday, October 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bok Tower Gardens and marks the start of Florida’s gardening season. Admission is free. Members of the Gardens […]

Oct 18: Boktoberfest Plant Sale at Bok Tower Gardens

A FREE Community Event Celebrating the Start of Florida’s Gardening Season LAKE WALES, Fla. – The Sixth Annual Boktoberfest celebration takes place Saturday, October 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bok Tower Gardens and marks the start of Florida’s gardening season. Admission is free. Members of the Gardens get a sneak peek and […]

FSC Student Exhibition

Melvin Gallery

Exhibition of current work from Florida Southern College art majors. Displayed annually, this exhibition demonstrates once again why FSC’s Department of Art and Art History has gained the reputation as one of the strongest centers of art study in the southeast. During the opening reception, the prestigious Florida Art Award is presented to a junior […]

Coffee with Faculty Artists

Polk Museum of Art

The faculty artists who are featured in Working Title: A Faculty Exhibition will be available to discuss their work at “Coffee with the Artists,” an informal event beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 8, upstairs at the Museum. The public is invited. Admission to the event and the Museum is free. The exhibition runs September […]

Music Under the Stars

Come hear a celebration of autumn as FSC’s Symphony Band, conducted by Jo Jossim, and the FSC Jazz Ensemble, directed by Paul Butcher, perform an evening of instrumental music beneath starlit skies at the Pipkin Bandshell. This annual audience favorite features a variety of works from the wind ensemble and jazz repertoire, certain to please. […]

All That Brass

The Faculty Brass Quintet at Florida Southern College presents a recital on the Faculty Artist Series that is FREE and open to the public.

Voices of the People: Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins

Kelly Hall-Thompkins

A recital featuring the music of Strauss, Biber, Ysaye and more, performed by Columbia Arts Recording Artist, violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins with pianist Craig Ketter, at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center.

Polk Arts Alliance

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