• 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.

  • Waitress

    One night only! Jenna is a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. She crafts pies that mirror her topsy-turvy life such as “The Key (Lime) to Happiness Pie” and “Betrayed By My Eggs Pie.” Change is on the menu, as long as Jenna can […]

  • Democratic Dialogues

    The series takes place on the third Tuesday every month from 12 to 1pm. Democratic Dialogues is a monthly speaker series that seeks to highlight subjects from US democracy and to help encourage community discussion and create an engaged voter base in Polk County. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch! Please Contact Abigail […]

  • Bok Tower Carillon

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Carillon Concert

    Carillon concerts on Jan 20 at 1pm & 3pm in celebration of the life of Dr. King. Included with general admission or membership.

  • The Doo Wop Project

    The Doo Wop Project begins at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today. The guys are bringing those songs to the RP Funding Center on January 19th at 6:00 PM. In their […]

  • Bartow Adult Concert Band

    Bartow Adult Concert Band Concert

    Jan 19, 2:30pm on the John R. DeYoung Performing Arts Stage at the Bartow Civic Center.

  • Lakeland Concert Band

    Lawrence Milk Plays Guy Lumbago

    Lakeland Concert Band Winter Concert is January 19 at 2:30pm. Preshow begins at 1:45pm.

  • 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.

  • John Jacopelle, "Closeted Destruction"

    John Jacopelle Gallery Exhibit

    This exhibit runs from January 3-30, 2019 in the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Gallery. Exhibit Reception: 5-7pm, January 7 Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

Upcoming Events

Tue 21

Curious Kids

January 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Tue 21

Democratic Dialogues

January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tue 21

Tech Time

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

News

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.

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; […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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