• 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

South Arts Grants Newsletter

Click here to view the Fall 2018 Grants Newsletter.

GET READY TO “WRECK-THE HALLS”! The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical opens DEC 7-16, 2018

SHOW INFO & TICKETS: TheatreWorksFL.org  DAVENPORT, FL (SEPT 29, 2018) – For anyone that experienced last season’s outrageous sell-out of TheatreWorks Florida’s award-winning The Great American Trailer Park Musical, you already know that this holiday musical bash is about to “wreck-the-halls” with some “ho-ho-hos” and Keg Nog! Filled with some of Central FL’s most talented […]

October is National Arts & Humanities Month

No matter who you are or where you live there are many ways you can celebrate the arts this October. This is the largest annual celebration for the arts and humanities in the nation. #ShowYourArt2018 on Instagram @Americans4Arts – The daily themes are in the image at right. Visit one of many arts, culture and heritage-related events happening in Polk […]

Précis, the magazine for the College of Arts & Media at Southeastern University

Please find attached the second issue of Précis, the magazine for the College of Arts & Media at Southeastern University. Click on the link to view the magazine – SEU-PrécisMag-Issue2

ACH Grant Application Workshops

ARTS, CULTURE & HERITAGE APPLICATION WORKSHOPS March 9, 3pm at BB&T Bank, 114 N. Tennessee Ave in downtown Lakeland March 10, 3pm at the Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce, 401 Avenue B, NW, in Winter Haven Applications are due April 28 The application process for fiscal year 2016-2017 arts, cultural and heritage event sponsorship is […]

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