The Way We Worked

The Smithsonian traveling exhibit: “The Way We Worked” explores how work shaped America and will be on exhibit in the Polk County History Center from July 1 – August 12, 2017.    

Voices of the People: Reconstructing Beauty

April 2, 7-8:30pm. FREE. Derek Menchan, cello and Carl Cranmer, piano perform the works of Rachmaninoff, Chopin and more.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas: A Life With the Everglades

March 3. 6:30pm. FREE. Program presented by Dr. Jack Davis. Sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council.

The Highwaymen: Florida’s African-American Landscape Painters

February 18. 6:30pm. Photographer and author, Gary Monroe presents “The Highwaymen: Florida’s African-American Landscape Painters at Lake Wales Public Library. Sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council.

Oct is National Arts & Humanities Month

NATIONAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES MONTH, 2015 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Over centuries of change — through trial and triumph — the arts and humanities have chronicled history in ways that have brought the past to life and provided a vivid vision […]

Art-i-facts Magazine: Fall 2015 (Sept-Oct)

The print edition of the Fall 2015 (September-October) issue of Art-i-facts Magazine is available at Polk Museum of Art, The Lakeland Center, Theatre Winter Haven, Polk County History Center, Outpost 27, Chambers of Commerce in Lakeland, Lake Wales, Bartow, Winter Haven and Frostproof. Delivery continues to the public libraries in Auburndale, Bartow, Lakeland (Lake Morton) and Lake […]

Special Presentations for the Gardens Planned

Kenneth Treister at Florida Southern College March 23, Bok Tower Gardens: America’s Taj Mahal Dr. Jorge Santiago-Blay at Bok Tower Gardens March 24, The Gooey Stuff that Plants Ooze LAKE WALES, Fla. — The public is invited to attend two very different presentations about Bok Tower Gardens, scheduled to take place March 23 and 24. […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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