Fall Art Classes Begin at PMoA

Polk Museum of Art

All classes are taught by certified art teachers and/or art professionals. Dates and prices vary. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sunday, September 18, 2016




The Purple Xperience

Celebrate the unique and talented life and music of Prince with this special tribute concert. The Purple Xperience, a five-piece tribute band hailing from Minneapolis, brings the memories of Prince and The Revolution to audiences of all generations. Led by Matt Fink (aka Doctor Fink), a member of Prince and The Revolution from 1978 to […]




Lessons from the Shadows

New Orleans photographer Josephine Sacabo employs an array of photographic techniques to produce dream-like images that often illustrate historical and cultural narratives. Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 1pm to 5pm. The Museum is closed on major holidays and on Sundays from June 1 through Labor Day.




Opening Reception: An Homage to Architecture

AN HOMAGE TO ARCHITECTURE: Richard Haas, Master of Trompe l’oeil The exhibit runs from September 23 through November 4, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, September 23 – 7:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: M-F, 9am-4pm when school is in session. Melvin Art Gallery Through the master strokes of Richard Haas, architecture and painting merge as one. Lauded as […]




Unpland Improv

Two performances: 7pm and 9pm.




An Homage to Architecture

AN HOMAGE TO ARCHITECTURE: September 23 through November 4, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, September 23 – 7:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: M-F, 9am-4pm when school is in session. Melvin Art Gallery Through the master strokes of Richard Haas, architecture and painting merge as one. Lauded as one of the great modern illusionistic artists and muralists of […]




A Journey Through Song

A JOURNEY THROUGH SONG Tuesday, September 20, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Beth Gibbs, mezzo soprano; Mark Thomsen, tenor Paula Parsché, piano Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall Join these faculty favorites as they take us on a journey through songs, arias, and duets that have held special memories for them in their lives and careers. Drawing […]




Nutcracker Auditions

Florida Dance Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"

For Florida Dance Theatre’s annual production of The Nutcracker. Ages 6-8 (12-1pm) Ages 9-11 (1:15-2:15pm) Ages 12 & up (2:30-3:30pm) Bring pointe shoes if applicable.




Classic Albums Live presents The Who “Who’s Next”






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 […]




Polk Arts Alliance

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