Soulful R ‘n B & Sizzling Jazz Concert

Dr. J. Owens Academy of Fine Arts, Inc. Gala. Meet ‘n Greet at 6:30pm. Concert at 7pm. $25/pp in advance, $30 at the door. Sankofa Chorale with guest artists Gwendolyn Honors, Nikki Gadson, Cha Cha, jazz trumpeter Hosea London, and others. Cocktail attire. Contact: Phone: 863-604-5415 Email: Melodicjess@aol.com

Night at the Museum

7:00pm, Saturday, May 20, 2017 Explorations V Children’s Museum The Jazz Age. The Mad Decade. The Flapper Era. The Roaring Twenties. There are many names for this time period, but they all describe the same thing- FUN and lots of it- the real “Bee’s Knees.”  No writer describes this age of cultural enlightenment better than […]

Go Gatsby for a Cause

Night at the Museum 7:00pm, Saturday, May 20, 2017 Explorations V Children’s Museum The Jazz Age. The Mad Decade. The Flapper Era. The Roaring Twenties. There are many names for this time period, but they all describe the same thing- FUN and lots of it- the real “Bee’s Knees.”  No writer describes this age of […]

Pints for Paws Lakeland Beerfest

PINTS FOR PAWS LAKELAND BEER FEST is Central Florida’s first pet-friendly beer festival and a portion of the proceeds from the event benefits the Humane Society. Attendees will enjoy sampling from over 90 different brands of beer along with a free souvenir pilsner sample glass and soft pretzel. The event will also feature a wide […]

Faculty-Student Showcase

Variety show benefiting Harrison Department scholarships.

Dining for Women

Upcoming Lakeland Dining for Women dates are on Wednesdays, Sept 14, Oct 19 and Nov 9 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Platform Art Forum for Creativity. “Dining for Women” Description from the Lakeland Dining for Women facebook group. Please join us in starting a local chapter of Dining for Women, a national organization with no political […]

Ramon Theater 10th Anniversary Gala

Ramon Theater

The Ramon Theater in Frostproof will be transformed into a “Roaring ‘20s” jazz club for its 10th Anniversary Gala on Sept. 10. The community treasure and regional performance venue will celebrate its historic roots during a special evening fundraiser to benefit the theater. “Instead of our traditional local celebrity dance competition, we decided to do […]

Pop ‘n’ Jazz Benefit Gala

Roll Out the Red Carpet for Harrison

March 12 @ 7pm. Harrison School for the Arts annual fundraising gala.

The Gala

Polk Museum of Art’s annual black-tie benefit is also one of the best parties in Central Florida. It’s a memorable evening of dancing, socializing, and a wonderful gourmet dinner. A silent auction takes place throughout the evening, as well. Items for auction range from sports memorabilia, great vacation getaways, gourmet meals, jewelry, and more! For […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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