• 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

January Happenings at the History Center

 Journey through Polk history this month at the Polk County History Center. Family FunDay is 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 11. Families celebrate Polk County’s citrus heritage with a citrus-themed craft. The History Center is also hosting a special Family FunDay at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 in celebration of the dedication of […]

Civil War Defending the Boundries of Wilderness

Through April 2015: Defending the Boundries of Wilderness

The Polk County History Center presents two Civil War Exhibits open September 27, 2013 through April 2015 to commemorate the Sesquicentennial (150th Anniversary) of the American Civil War. “Defending the Boundaries of Wilderness,” examines how men from Polk County fought on both sides of the Civil War. Uncover the histories of the Cow Cavalry, the […]

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Through April 2015: Living on the Edge of Wilderness

The Polk County History Center presents two Civil War Exhibits open September 27, 2013 through April 2015 to commemorate the Sesquicentennial (150th Anniversary) of the American Civil War. “Living on the Edge of Wilderness,” focuses on the lives of women and families on the home front of Polk County during the Civil War. Complementing the […]

Through September 25, 2014: Our Citrus Connection

An exhibition presented by Ridge Art Association & Gallery & The City of Lake Alfred (at City Hall) Our Citrus Connection November 7, 2013 – September 25, 2014 Original drawings, oils, watercolors, acrylics, graphics, photography, mixed media, fiber, and sculpture completed within the last three years on display at Lake Alfred City Hall during regular business […]

Through June 25, 2014: My Winter Haven – As Our Community Grows

Ridge Art Association & Gallery & City of Winter Haven present As Our Community Grows August 21, 2013 – June 25, 2014 During regular business hours at Winter Haven City Hall. Learn more: Phone (863)291-5661 or on the web at http://ridgeart.org/

Polk Arts Alliance

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