Pianist Jonathan Reed

The Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center will present a free concert by pianist Jonathan Reed, who infuses hope into every note he plays — even the ones he can’t hear. Reed began playing the piano 23 years ago. Today, he holds a doctorate in musical arts from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, […]

Reception: From Form to Color – Vivian Garriga Exhibit

Downtown Concert Series: Trul3gacy Band

Polk State College will host Orlando-based R&B group TRU L3GACY for performances in Lake Wales and Lakeland. Vocalists B. Rhodes, KG, Raphael B, Antquan Smith, Nick Melvin and Mike Sonata have been singing together since 2011. According to trul3gacy.com, their “rare blend of soul, funk, and R&B” has landed them performances for Walt Disney World, the […]

Learn the Secrets of Antique Heart Cypress

Part of the Lunch & Learn series. Takes place in the Alexander Discovery Center. Learn more and RSVP for the class on the Bok Tower Gardens website.

From Form to Color: Vivian Garriga Exhibit

Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. Reception: September 8, 5-7pm.

Yvonne Rigdon Tanner, Photography Exhibit

Open during regular library hours.  

The Gardens History

Bok Tower Gardens history on exhibit in the Visitor’s Center through October 20.

Preston Stafford: Multi-Media Artist Exhibit

In the local artist gallery at the Lake Wales Public Library. Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 9am-6:30pm; Wednesday & Friday from 9am-5:30pm.

Author Talk with Susan Butler

Author Talk@the Lake Wales Public Library, Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Mountain Lake resident and writer, Sue Butler will discuss her book, “Roosevelt & Stalin: Portrait of a Partnership.” Ms. Butler’s book will be released in paperback this month. This program is free and open to all. Program Sponsored by the LW Library Assoc. Learn more about […]

Jazz Exhibit Gallery Reception

Reception for the “Jazz” exhibit in the Michael Crews Gallery at the Lake Wales Arts Center. FREE.

Polk Arts Alliance

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