• Tai Chi in the Gardens

    Learn the ancient art of Tai Chi surrounded by the serenity of the Gardens. Individuals of all ages and physical conditions can use the fluid movements to help release tension, increase balance and relax. This seasonal activity runs on Saturdays from 8:30-9:30am from October 6-April 6, with the exceptions of November 24 and December 22. $10 members, $17 […]

  • Don’t Dress For Dinner

    Haines City Community Theatre presents this door slamming farce of mistaken identity by Marc Camoletti.

  • The Magic Flute

    Mozart’s magical operetta, with libretto by poet Emanuel Schikaneder, invites the audience on Tamino’s journey to rescue Pamina complete with danger, trials and the magic of light’s triumph over darkness.

  • Barnes Gordy Walsh Trio

    Friday January 18, 2019 at 8:00pm LKLDLIVE, 202 N Massachusetts Ave, Studio B, Lakeland, FL 33801 Through the ISO’s Beth Mason Young Artists Endowment Fund, proceeds from the evening will create scholarships for both the Mike Block String Camp and the Florida Southern College Summer String Orchestra Camp. In the world of bluegrass and folk, where the collaborative […]

  • Degas: The Private Impressionist

    Edgar Degas (1834-1917) is one of the most revered artists of all time, a French Impressionist renowned for his paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings that take the viewer deep into the world of late 19th century Paris. Interested in the psychology and everyday lives of his subjects, Degas is famous for a number of recurring […]

  • Art-i-facts Winter (Jan-Feb) 2019

    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. Enjoy the online full-screen edition […]

  • “Nunsense 2: The Second Coming” opens Mar 8-17, 2019 • Twice the Nun, All the Fun!

    SHOW INFO & TICKETS: TheatreWorksFL.org  DAVENPORT, FL (Jan 1, 2019) – TheatreWorks Florida opened their 2018-19 season with the internationally acclaimed musical comedy hit, Nunsense, and are now preparing for the return of “The Little Sisters of Hoboken” in the hysterical musical sequel, Nunsense 2: The Second Coming. The production will open March 8-17, 2019 […]

  • Vet Voices: 2nd Highlights Presentation – Free!

    “VET VOICES”: Highlights Presentation #2 • SAT JAN 19, 2019 at 2PM • FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! TheatreWorks Florida and the veterans of “Vet Voices” proudly invite you to a FREE public presentation of inspirational theatrical work created entirely by the vets themselves during their second 10-week session of workshops. Come share stories […]

  • Conversing with Reality

    Conversing with Reality celebrates the most recent paintings of contemporary visual artist John Jacopelle. Devoid of preconceived ideas and direction, Jacopelle’s work takes a stream-of-consciousness approach, where the “act of doing” or process is equally important to the finished piece. Rendered in ambiguity yet painted with clear definitiveness, organic shapes, rhythmic lines, and glyphic marks […]

  • Mountain Lake: A Look Inside Building a Legacy

    December 4, 2018 – February 16, 2019 The Lake Wales Museum presents a historical exhibit about the story of Mountain Lake Estates, one of the oldest private golf and estate communities in the country, located in Lake Wales, Florida. This exhibit will feature stories, photographs, original illustrations, maps, and memorabilia about how the community of […]

Upcoming Events

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Sat 26

Tai Chi in the Gardens

January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 30

JULIAN GARGIULO

January 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

News

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 – […]

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 […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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