• 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

Classic Albums Live 2018 Summer Series

Lakeland, FL – Classic Albums Live returns to the RP Funding Center with five iconic album performances for the 2018 Summer series. The Series Pass goes on sale on March 1 at 9:30 a.m. The RP Funding Center’s Summer Series will feature Fleetwood Mac “Rumours” on May 20 at 7 p.m., Queen “A Night at […]

TheatreWorks Florida Recruits Disabled Military War Veterans for “Vet Voices”

DAVENPORT, FL – TheatreWorks Florida’s highly acclaimed community outreach program, TheatreCares, is proud to announce the launch of their all-new inspiring program, Vet Voices. Vet Voices is a free theatre arts program for disabled military war veterans that enlists creative arts therapy through active participation in workshops and events. Vet Voices has been 1 and […]

Beth Mason

On April 11, 2017, the Polk Arts Alliance, along with the Imperial Symphony Orchestra, presented the 4th Annual Polk County Artist Hall of Fame 2017 Award to Beth Mason. Known as “Mother Music” for her gracious musical influence on several generations of Lakelanders, Beth Mason is a long-time champion of Polk County’s entire arts community. “If there […]

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FY 2018-19 ACH Applications, Guidelines and Timeline

TDC Arts Culture & Heritage (ACH) Event Sponsorship/Grant guidelines, application, scoring matrix and timeline for FY 2018-19, events that take place between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019 are available on the Visit Central Florida website—  https://visitcentralflorida.org/about/tourist-development-council The final submission deadline is 4pm, Friday, April 20, 2018. Before submitting an application, all applicants must attend one of the […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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