• “The Sound of Music”

    November 14-17; 21-24, 2019      7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Location: Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Adults: $18; Students: $9 – Reserved Seating This final collaboration between musical theatre giants Rodgers and Hammerstein was clearly destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. When Maria, a young postulant, proves to be too high-spirited for the […]

  • Art A-La-Carte

    Nov 23 from 10am-2pm. Entry is $5 members, $8 nonmembers.

  • Moscow Ballet’s The Great Russian Nutcracker

    An annual Christmas tradition, The Moscow Ballet “Great Russian Nutcracker” returns to the RP Funding Center on Friday, November 22nd at 7:00 pm. A true Russian performance whose iconic dancers, puppets and hand-crafted costumes define their respective generations and now transcend them, The Moscow Ballet has found a unique way to celebrate an incredible 27 […]

  • KidsGiving

    November 22-30, 9am-5pm. Join Explorations V family and friends to practice the art of giving back. From feeding ducks safe food to picking up trash around downtown. Activity times vary daily. Check website for details. Most events are free.

  • Much Ado About Nothing

    By William Shakespeare. Nov 14-17 & 21-24. Thur-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm. This Shakespeare comedy is a beautiful play about misunderstandings, love, and deception.   Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon, stops to visit his friend Leonato after a successful military campaign with some of his soldiers including Claudio and Benedick.  Leonato shares his house with his lovely […]

  • Cirque Dreams Holidaze

    CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE brings its latest electrifying and reimagined live holiday family stage spectacular to Lakeland’s RP Funding Center on November 20th @ 7:30pm for one unforgettable performance. Tickets go on sale to the public Monday, July 22nd at 9:30 am! This critically-acclaimed extravaganza is a Broadway musical and new Cirque adventure wrapped into the ultimate […]

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

    Fridays through Sundays,  Oct 24-Nov 17. The biblical story of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes alive in the musical retelling. Lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Visit the Theatre Winter Haven Website for times and tickets on specific days.

  • Having Hope at Home

    Performances are Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Sundays 2pm, Nov 8-24. 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.

  • Squabbles

    A comedy by Marshall Karp. Directed by Susan Raesly. Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:30pm; Nov 2-17. This hilarious play pits a father-in-law against a mother.  This play is one confrontation after another until the finale in which the oldsters discover that the other is not so bad.

  • Spirits: Ritual & Ceremonial African & Oceanic Art from the Dr. Alan & Linda Rich Collection

    Exhibit is open from October 26, 2019 – January 26. Over the course of four decades, Dr. Alan and Linda Rich have displayed a passion for helping others, traveling the world and bringing medical care to those in need. With his profession as an ophthalmologist and eye surgeon and hers as an occupational therapist trained to […]

Upcoming Events

Sat 16

“The Sound of Music”

November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 16

Squabbles

November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

News

Order 5th Grade Kids Tag Art by Oct 9

Calling all parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors, teachers, principals, friends…..of Polk County 5th graders!!! You have until October 9th to order your favorite 5th grader’s Kids Tag Art design. Go to the official website of Joe G. Tedder, Tax Collector for Polk County, where you can print out an order form and send it in with payment […]

Oct is National Arts & Humanities Month

NATIONAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES MONTH, 2015 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Over centuries of change — through trial and triumph — the arts and humanities have chronicled history in ways that have brought the past to life and provided a vivid vision […]

Live Streaming: Sm(ART) Business Symposium

View LIVE!!! the Sm(ART) Business Symposium: Transforming Your Business With Creativity.

Call to Artists or Wanna Be Artists

Call to Artists or Wannabe Artists Submissions through 6/30/15 Let technology help you become an instant artist with your phone editing apps. Just use what is loaded on your phone or download free apps from Apple or Droid platforms and the fun begins. We are looking for your AppArt created via photos that YOU have taken then edited on […]

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.

Polk Arts Alliance

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