Saddi Khali: Live Poetry and Art

February 14th @ 6:30 pm. Live Poetry and Art. FREE!!!

February 14th @ 6:30 pm. Live Poetry and Art. FREE!!! Photographer, writer and performance artist, Saddi Khali spent a month in late 2013 as the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center’s first artist-in-residence. During his stay, Khali photographed scenes of Lake Wales for a new collection that will be on display at the Arts Center […]

Poetry Open Mic Night

SEU Communications

Poetry Open Mic Night

SEU Communications

Art to Art: The Intersection of Images and Words

Polk Museum of Art

A presentation of college students’ original poetry.

Poetry Open Mic Night

SEU Communications

Students, professors and guests gather to share poetry, prose, spoken word and music.

Art-i-facts Magazine: Fall 2015 (Sept-Oct)

The print edition of the Fall 2015 (September-October) issue of Art-i-facts Magazine is available at Polk Museum of Art, The Lakeland Center, Theatre Winter Haven, Polk County History Center, Outpost 27, Chambers of Commerce in Lakeland, Lake Wales, Bartow, Winter Haven and Frostproof. Delivery continues to the public libraries in Auburndale, Bartow, Lakeland (Lake Morton) and Lake […]

Poetry Reading with Dr. Erica Bernheim

Sat, Feb 20, 6-8pm. Dr. Erica Bernheim will give a reading from her published collection of poetry The Mimic Sea. From www.flsouthern.edu: “Dr. Bernheim is an Assistant Professor at Florida Southern College, where she also directs the Honors Program and Creative Writing Program. She earned her BA from Miami University, her MFA from the University […]

Art to Art: The Intersection of Images & Words

March 10, 6:30pm at Polk Museum of Art. Southeastern University Art to Art: The Intersection of Images and Words. FREE. Under the guidance of poetry faculty, Southeastern University students create original poetry describing works of art by Russell Young and Michiko Fujii Fowler on exhibit at the Polk Museum of Art. The original poetry is then […]

Poetry Open Mic Night

Local poets share their original work.

The Shadow’s Horse: A Poetry Reading

Award-winning poet/playwright/novelist Diane Glancy reads from her book “The Shadow’s Horse” in the Lakeland Public Library (100 Lake Morton Drive) Meeting Room on Sunday, October 29 at 2 p.m. A Q & A session will follow. Ms. Glancy is the author of 14 books in multiple genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry and playwriting. Born to a […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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