• 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.

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    Bok After Dark: The ’60s

    Open 5-8pm, Oct 25 at Bok Tower Gardens (date change from Oct 4). Geert d’Hollander performs music from the 1960s on the Singing Carillon. Perfect time to have dinner at the Blue Palmetto Cafe or to bring a picnic basket to enjoy before or during the concert. Included w/admission.

  • The Meraki Artist Resource Center

    Open Studio in Water Media

    Class begins on Oct 23 and runs on Wednesdays thru Dec 4 with instructor Mal Surrency. No class Nov 27.

  • Museum Book Club: Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

    The Museum Book Club meets at Noon on the 4th Wednesday of each month (except December).

  • Flower Essences Class

    Oct 23 from Noon – 1pm. Members $10/Nonmembers $20

  • The Golden Ticket: Tales of the Chocolate Factory

    Oct 18-20, Fri & Sat 7:30pm and Sun 2:30pm. Children $15. Adults $25. Presented by Florida Dance Theatre.

  • FallFest

    Some northerners schedule visits to Central Florida this time of year just so they can take in FallFest. The annual Polk State College FallFest will be Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Crafts and Fun = Polk State’s Annual FallFest FallFest, the word conjures up a cool autumn day on Polk State College’s Winter Haven […]

  • Rootstock Plant and Garden Festival

    Oct 19 at Bok Tower Gardens. Admission is Free. Parking $10 per car. Members park free.

  • After School Art

    Mondays, Sept 30 – Nov 4, 4:30 to 5:30pm (Doors open at 4:20pm) Skill Level: Beginning to Intermediate Fee: Free for Members, $5 Non-Members per child per visit This is a program designed for the parent and child to learn and work together. Lessons vary in medium and are designed to be adapted for use at […]

  • Art Studio

    Fridays & Saturdays, 10:30am. Open-ended art projects where every kid explores their artistic ideas. Explorations V Children’s Museum programs are designed to focus on a particular learning style and/or developmental level and have fun themes that rotate monthly. Explorations V Children’s Museum delivers educator-directed programming daily as part of general admission or museum membership.

Upcoming Events

Mon 21

Intermediate-Advanced Watercolor

October 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon 21

Make & Create

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Art-i-facts

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Art-i-facts Magazine Aug-Oct 2014

The August – October (Season Preview) issue of Art-i-facts Magazine is on the street. Deliveries should be completed by Friday, August 1. View the magazine full-screen online by clicking on the image below. The print edition of Art-i-facts Magazine is available at Polk Museum of Art, The Lakeland Center, Outpost 27, Chambers of Commerce in Lakeland, Lake […]

ART-i-facts April-July 2014

ART-i-facts April-July 2014

Pick up a print copy of Art-i-facts Magazine at Polk Museum of Art, The Lakeland Center, Outpost 27, Chambers of Commerce in Lakeland, Lake Wales, Bartow, Winter Haven and Frostproof; public libraries in Auburndale, Bartow, Lakeland (Lake Morton) and Lake Wales; and arts and cultural venues around Polk County. Click the image below to flip through […]

Photo by Mike Potthast of Geert de Hollander playing the Bok Tower Carillon

Art-i-facts Winter 2014: January-March

The January-March 2014 (Winter) Issue of Art-i-facts Magazine is on the street.  Pick up a print copy at Polk Museum of Art, The Lakeland Center, Outpost 27, Chambers of Commerce in Lakeland, Lake Wales, Bartow, Winter Haven and Frostproof as well as most of the arts and cultural venues around Polk County.  It’s also available NOW, […]

Art-i-facts Cover Nov-Dec 2013

Art-i-facts Magazine Nov-Dec 2013 (Holiday)

The November-December Issue of Art-i-facts Magazine is available at Polk Museum of Art, The Lakeland Center, Outpost 27, Chambers of Commerce in Lakeland, Lake Wales, Bartow, Winter Haven and Frostproof as well as most of the arts and cultural venues around Polk County.  It’s also available right here online via scribd.com.  You can view below, […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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