• Shootout for the Arts, Sept 27, 2019 at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center. A Lake Wales Arts Council Fundraiser for arts education programs.

    Shootout for the Arts Fundraiser

    On Friday, Sept. 27, the Lake Wales Arts Council is excited to host our inaugural Shootout For The Arts fundraiser at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center. The Lake Wales Arts Council has a 49-year history of providing unique fine arts experiences for residents of Polk County. We require the support of our community to […]

  • Lake Wales Arts Center

    Everglade Dreams Exhibit Reception

    The event reception is Sept 19 from 5:30-7pm in the Michael Crews Gallery at Lake Wales Arts Center.

  • Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

    Out of the Archives Lecture Series

    Tues, Sept 17 from 12:15-1pm at Polk County History Center. Bring your lunch.

  • Art Party & Salon

    At 5pm on September 15, enjoy libations, entertainment, and learning about our newest public art project: a student-designed sculpture for the Sensory Garden at Bonnet Springs Park.

  • Over 55 Show Band

    Over 55 Show Band Concert

    This year’s Over 55 Show Band’s season opening concert is at 2pm on Sunday, September 15.

  • Return to the 19th Century: A Night at the Museum

    On Saturday, September 14, the Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College will host a special event titled Return to the 19th Century: A Night at the Museum in conjunction with the Museum’s current exhibition, Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism through the French Lens. This public event will feature a carnival experience in the […]

  • 13th Annual Gala: A Marvelous Masquerade

    Ramon Theatre 13th Annual Gala is as Saturday, September 14th at 6pm. Enjoy dinner, music, entertainment, silent auction and a cash bar. This year’s event is “A Marvelous Masquerade” that you don’t want to miss. Dress up for your chance to win: Best Dressed Most Original Door Prizes More Special guest emcee is Sheriff Grady […]

  • If the Shoe Fits

    A LWLT Children’s Production. Performances are Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Sundays 2pm, Sept 13-15 & 20-22. Tickets: Children/Teen Shows: Adult $12, 18 & Under $8. Box office hours are Wednesdays 10am-2pm and one hour before showtime on performance days.

  • Art-i-facts Fall 2019 (Sep-Nov) Season Preview

    Pick up a print copy of Art-i-facts at the Central Florida Visitor’s Center on Hwy 27 in Davenport, or at Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, RP Funding Center, Lake Wales Arts Center, Theatre Winter Haven, Public Libraries, Chambers of Commerce and various arts and cultural venues around Polk County. The online edition has four […]

  • I Heart the Arts at Polk State

    Hispanic Heritage Month: Juan Miranda Gallery Exhibit

    This exhibition runs from Sept 9 – Oct 10. Exhibit Reception: 5-7pm on Oct 1. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday from 10am-2pm.

Upcoming Events

Mon 16

Book Buddies

September 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Mon 16

Make & Create

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

News

Polk ACH Application for TDC Sponsorship

The application period for sponsorship of events taking place in Fiscal Year 2014-2015 (October 1, 2014-September 30, 2015) is now open. You can download the application at the following link:  www.visitcentralflorida.org/tdc . The application period closes on Friday, February 28 and ALL applications are due by 4:00 p.m. that day (applications must be in hand and not […]

Bok Tower Carillon

Bok Tower Gardens Recruits Volunteers at Job Fair Jan. 24

Ready to learn new skills, meet new people, and have fun? Join the staff of Bok Tower Gardens at its annual Volunteer Job Fair on Friday, January 24 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Information will be available from a variety of Gardens’ departments that offer volunteer opportunities. Once a volunteer donates 50 hours of service […]

Jim Stafford

Jim Stafford Evening of Comedy & Song, and this one is on him.

Come enjoy an evening of comedy and song with hometown boy, JIM STAFFORD, this one’s on him.  Jim will perform LIVE at The Ritz Theatre Saturday, January 11 at 7pm.  This is Jim’s way to say THANK YOU for your support throughout his career. Tickets are free donations will be graciously accepted to support installation […]

Polk Museum of Art

Spring Art Classes Start January 27 at PMoA

Spring Art Classes give students the opportunity to associate with others with like interests and learn new skills in a laid-back atmosphere. Polk Museum of Art offers classes and instruction for all ages and experience. For the highest level of learning, all Museum instructors are certified art teachers and/or art professionals. Starting on January 27. Learn […]

Ramon Theater

Order by January 10 to Get Ramon Theater Music Series at a Discount

Ramon Theater 2014 Music Memories Series “Live At The Ramon” Music Memories Series Tickets – $18 if purchased prior to date of performance $22 if purchased at the door – by check or cash only Tickets available for purchase now!   Jan 11 – Live Bait Band – A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett & Summertime Fun – […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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