Live at the Gardens: Brian Sutherland Band

SOLD OUT!!! The final performance in this summer’s 15th annual Live at the Gardens series features an encore appearance from the Brian Sutherland Band. This year, they bring a unique combination of jazz and pop featuring cello, guitar, bass, violin, drums, and three vocalists. The entire summer music series brings an eclectic mix of folk, […]

Soiree de Jazz

National Public Lands Day/Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

Admission is FREE with coupon. Get your coupon on the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! website.

Shining Silk: Arts of Japan

Needlepoint Artist Nancy Sutherland to Present Japanese Embroidery Masterpieces. The exhibition reception is from 5-7pm on October 6. Enamored by the exquisite beauty of Japanese embroidery since 1998, needlepoint artist Nancy Sutherland hopes to enlighten others and spark interest in Japanese embroidery and culture when she showcases her talent at the Japanese embroidery exhibit, Shining […]

Shining Silk: Arts of Japan Opening Reception

Needlepoint Artist Nancy Sutherland to Present Japanese Embroidery Masterpieces. Enamored by the exquisite beauty of Japanese embroidery since 1998, needlepoint artist Nancy Sutherland hopes to enlighten others and spark interest in Japanese embroidery and culture when she showcases her talent at the Japanese embroidery exhibit, Shining Silk: Arts of Japan hosted by the Lake Wales […]

Students of Vicki Alley, Glass Painting

The local artist gallery is open during regular library hours.

Lake Wales Centennial Party

The City of Lake Wales celebrates its 100th Anniversary May 28th on the shores of Lake Wailes.  

Brannen Lawson Multi-Media Exhibit

Exhibit in the Local Artist Gallery in the Lake Wales Public Library.

Polar Bears on Vacation: The Art of Barbara Stone

Barbara Stone has exclusively used the image of polar bears as a personal symbol in her artwork since 1979. Her research has taken her to Canada’s Northwest Territories, the Yukon and Alaska to study the yearly migration of polar bears. A self-taught artist, she has developed a unique style of incorporating colored pencil with watercolor […]

The Divine Command

Features the artwork of Clarence Tibado.

Polk Arts Alliance

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