Opening Reception: Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition

March 18 at 7pm. Featuring the work of Florida Southern’s senior graphic design students, this exciting thesis exhibition provides a glimpse into the creativity, resourcefulness, and professionalism brought by these gifted artists to the areas of print and digital media. Sharing the culmination of their collegiate study, they will engage, challenge, and impress, affirming their […]

Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition

Melvin Gallery

Exhibit runs from March 18 – March 31. Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session.Opening Reception: Friday, March 18, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. Featuring the work of Florida Southern’s senior graphic design students, this exciting thesis exhibition provides a glimpse into the creativity, resourcefulness, and professionalism brought by these gifted artists to […]

Finding the Light

FSC Choral

Festival of Fine Arts music event on March 3. A source of power and life, light in its various manifestations has been explored throughout history in the works of poets, authors, and composers. Illuminating the mystery and strength of light through text and music, FSC’s Chamber Singers perform choral repertoire with varied perspectives and styles, […]

Bob H. Lee (Writer): “Backcountry Lawman: True Stories from a Florida Game Warden”

March 3. 7pm. FREE. Florida Lecture Series, Hollis Room (Thad Buckner Building), Florida Southern College, Lakeland.

A Music Faculty Showcase: Leap Day Edition

In recognition of this year’s gift of an extra calendar day, members of FSC’s talented music faculty offer a “Leap Day” concert – a special “once-every-four-years” musical treat.  As soloists, collaborative artists, and chamber musicians, these impressive artist-teachers will perform a potpourri of repertoire from musical genres as diverse as duo piano, bassoon, voice, percussion, […]

Sleeping Beauty

On February 23, the Moscow Festival Ballet returns to the stage of Branscomb Auditorium in its acclaimed production of Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty, the magical tale of a beautiful princess who waits in slumber to be awakened by the kiss of her true love, the prince. Danced to Petipa’s masterful choreography, this production will transport you […]

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Music and lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin, Conceived by Rebecca Feldman Directed by Mary T. Albright February 18-21; 25-28, 2016 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, this musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, has charmed audiences across the […]

Nathaniel Millett: “The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World.”

February 18, 7 pm on the Florida Lecture Series: “The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World” by Nathaniel Millett, associate professor of history at Saint Louis University. The lecture is free and open to the public. From the Back Cover “A lively story that not only details the fort’s rise […]

Treasures for the Violin

Back by popular request for the third year in a row, Orlando Philharmonic concertmaster and FSC violin professor Rimma Bergeron-Langlois brings her incomparable artistry to the Faculty Artist Series.  Having treated her audiences to transcendent musical interpretations and demonstrated extraordinary feats of virtuosity in past performances of great classics for violin by composers like Brahms, […]

Brass Synergy

FREE Concert on Feb. 2 at 7:30pm. As varied in appearance as in sound, the instruments of the brass family contribute regularly to the pageantry of life’s most important occasions.  Whether played singly or in various combinations, they produce a wide range of sounds from noble to profound, creating colors and moods that are uniquely […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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