• STOMP

    STOMP

    January 30 at 7:30pm. Uses everything but conventional percussion instruments to fill the stage with a compelling and unique act that is often imitated but never duplicated. Tickets: $49, $59, $73

  • Florida’s Female Pioneers with Peggy MacDonald

    Historian and author, Peggy MacDonald will present Florida’s Female Pioneers, examining some of the women who have shaped Florida, including Dr. Esther Hill Hawks, a physician who ran the first racially integrated free school in Florida; Harriet Beecher Stowe, famous for writing Uncle Tom’s Cabin and also Palmetto Leaves; and May Mann Jennings, a suffragist […]

  • Voice Faculty Recital

    January 28 at 7:30pm: Hear exquisite arias presented by the professorial voices behind Southeastern’s vocal performance program at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in downtown Lakeland. General: $5 Students: $3

  • Over 55 Show Band

    Over 55 Show Band: New Beginnings

    Concert at 2pm on Sunday, January 26.

  • Junie B. Jones is not a Crook

    Jan 24-26. Friday 6:30pm, Saturday 10:30am & 6:30pm, Sunday 2pm. Something terrible happened to Junie B. Jones at school today! Someone stole her new furry mittens! So when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Because finders keepers, losers weepers. A hilarious and heartfelt tale […]

  • Dark Sky Party

    Dark Sky Party

    Jan 25, 4-9:30pm. Learn about the night sky with astronomers, meet animals who survive in the dark, and enjoy a special astronomy inspired carillon concert. Included with general admission, free for members. See schedule of events on Bok Tower Gardens website.

  • I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

    Fridays through Sundays,  Jan 9-26. Musical Comedy with book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts. This witty musical review and second-longest running Off Broadway musical. Visit the Theatre Winter Haven Website for times and tickets on specific days.

  • Single Wide: The Musical

    Performances are Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Sundays 2pm. Tickets: Adult $18, 18 & Under $12. Season & Flex Passes are also available. Box office hours are Wednesdays 10am-2pm and one hour before showtime on performance days.

  • The Amorous Ambassador

    A play by Michael Parker, directed by Renee Palmer. The American Ambassador to Great Britain and his wife both plan to be gone all weekend, as does their daughter Debbie.  But when they all secretly return for romantic engagements, it all hits the fan.  Then there’s the surprising twist and turn at the end.

  • Gabriella G. Dellosso, A brush with herstory

    A Brush with Herstory: The Paintings of Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso

    On exhibit December 14, 2019 – April 12, 2020. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm | Sunday, 1 to 5pm. The Museum is closed for Gala Fri, Feb 28, 2020 through Mon, Mar 2, 2020, and reopens on Tues, Mar 3, 2020. Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso is a premier portrait artist whose art historical knowledge is surpassed only […]

Upcoming Events

Mon 27

Book Buddies

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Mon 27

Make & Create

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue 28

Curious Kids

January 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

News

Milford Myhre named Lake Wales Pioneer of the Year 2019

44th Annual Pioneer Days Festival Milford Myhre named Lake Wales Pioneer of the Year 2019 LAKE WALES, Florida – The Lake Wales History Museum hosts the 44th Annual Pioneer Days Festival on Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day in Lake Wailes Park. This event is a heritage celebration […]

Check out the Culture Builds Florida Blog

The State of Florida Department of Cultural Affairs has a blog which is located here: culturebuildsflorida.org/ For more information about the Division and its programs, visit the official Division website at www.florida-arts.org. Culture Builds Florida is a campaign to develop unified awareness for Florida’s cultural community. Led by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, the campaign […]

Arts, Culture and Heritage Sponsorship Determination Workshop

The Polk County Arts, Culture and Heritage Grants committee will be meeting this Thursday, July 25, 2020 at 9am to review and announce scores and the grant awards for this coming year. If you have applied for a grant, I encourage you or someone from your organization to attend should there be any questions on […]

Upcoming Creative Capital Award Application

The Creative Capital Award has an open application February 1-28, 2019. Speak with Creative Capital and local artists to learn how artists can apply for funding of up to $50,000 for innovative project ideas, plus receive career development and advisory services valued at an additional $45,000. On January 17 at 6pm is an online information […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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