Music under the Stars

 What better way to welcome fall to campus than to absorb an evening of beautiful instrumental music under the stars? With visitors lounging about the venue on chairs, blankets, or grass, one may lean back and enjoy the extraordinary music put together by J. Jossim and her colleagues as they welcome the new season to […]

Broadway Prism – Fort Meade Arts & Crafts Festival

The Cultural Arts Legacy Committee presents BROADWAY PRISM, 2018 Inaugural Arts & Crafts Festival on Saturday, February 17, 9am-5pm. There are 75+ arts and crafts exhibitors, live music and entertainment, as well as awards, prizes and raffles during the event. The Festival takes place on Broadway Street in downtown Fort Meade, Florida. Admission is free. […]

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 […]

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.

Christmas Day Carillon Concerts

Bok Tower Carillon

1pm & 3pm. Included in general admission.

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.

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 […]

“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 […]

Lake Wales Centennial Party

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

LAG May Plein Air

Open to anyone interested in on location painting in the wonderous outdoors. The May location is on Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland. Meet at the entrance to the Discovery Center. For more information contact waynechunat@gmail.com.  

Polk Arts Alliance

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