Treefish Artistic Services Sculpture & Carving Exhibit

The Local Artist Gallery is open during regular operating hours at the Lake Wales Public Library.

Exhibit Opens: The Way We Worked to Build the Library

This exhibit is part of the City of Lake Wales Centennial Celebration. This program is provided in coordination with the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit “The Way We Worked” which explores work in America and how it has changed over the years. Exhibits runs from July 10 until … ?

“Building An Icon: The Way We Worked on the Singing Tower”

Bok Tower Gardens celebrates the city’s centennial anniversary, in partnership with the Lake Wales Museum and Cultural Center, Florida’s Natural Grove House and the Lake Wales Public Library. The exhibit includes never before seen educational and historical materials about the craftsmanship and construction of Florida’s original attraction and iconic Singing Tower Carillon. The exhibit opens July 14, 2017 and […]

Bok Tower Gardens Announces Amended Operating Schedule Due to Hurricane Irma

The Gardens will be closed on Saturday, September 9, Sunday, September 10 and Monday, September 11. Pending no storm damage, the Gardens will reopen on Tuesday, September 12. The public will not be allowed to enter the Gardens until a safety assessment has been conducted and the all clear is given. Informational signage will be […]

Carillon & Chorale Concert

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Enjoy an hour-long carillon concert with a live choir from Harrison School for the Arts. Included in general admission.

Christmas Day Carillon Concerts

Bok Tower Carillon

1pm & 3pm. Included in general admission.

Nature Meets Art Exhibit

January 3-February 28, The Michael Crews Gallery showcases a special exhibit, Nature Meets Art: Photographs by Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and accomplished Photographer and Videographer, Mike Potthast. They share their views through the lens, capturing an amazing display of color light and intimate perspectives of Central Florida’s natural world. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10:00 […]

Soup’s On With Chef Amy Freeze

Enjoy a hearty ‘Farm to Table’ winter-themed menu, including soups, stews, a craft beer-infused dessert, and drinks. Reservations are required.

Lake Wales Arts Council Student Art Show

Showcase of student artworks from Lake Wales area schools at Lake Wales Public Library. Open during regular Library hours.

Full Bloom Ahead! Peak Bloom Celebration

Bok Tower Gardens rings in the spring blooming season with an all-new festival dedicated to highlighting the cultural and horticultural arts. Peak Bloom celebrates the majesty of Mother Nature, a full calendar of events and beautiful floral displays in each room of Pinewood Estate from February 1 through March 31. During this annual rite of […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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