• 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

Arts Action Alert

Please share this Arts Action Alert. Or, ACT NOW: Please help stop cuts to state grants for arts and culture by sending an email to your State Legislators.

Working closely with the arts is just good business

Have we lost our appreciation for art? Check out this Op-Ed by Cressman Bronson, regional president of the Florida East region for PNC Bank, that was in the Sun Sentinel – Working closely with the arts is just good business

Front cover image is a painting by Stephen Koury entitled "Forest Hunter."

Art-i-facts Magazine: Spring 2015 (Mar-May)

The print edition of the Spring 2015 (March-May) issue of Art-i-facts Magazine will be available by February 28 at Polk Museum of Art, The Lakeland Center, Theatre Winter Haven, Outpost 27, Chambers of Commerce in Lakeland, Lake Wales, Bartow, Winter Haven and Frostproof. Delivery continues to the public libraries in Auburndale, Bartow, Lakeland (Lake Morton) and Lake Wales; […]

Arts in Transit

Call to Artists for Arts in Transit

Greetings! Call to all artists! We are looking for artists and performers to participate in this year’s 4th annual Art In Transit week sponsored by Polk County’s Citrus Connection! Live art and creative performances are scheduled to occur during normal bus hours (between 8AM-6PM) the week of April 13th-18th.  This home grown community initiative encourages residents to utilize […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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