• REX FLOYD: DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

    They’re BACK – This time with the entire DARK SIDE OF THE MOON album from start to finish! Get your tickets and enjoy this live music and lightshow! Doors 7:30pm – Show Starts 8:00pm Warning – There will be use of heavy lighting throughout ! Sample here: https://youtu.be/dTYFazmoa2w Learn more here: https://rexartrefkin.com/

  • Kiss Me, Kate

     Passions run high as leading lady Lilli Vanessi and her ex-husband, actor/director Fred Graham, battle onstage and off in a production of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew. With romance, comedy, sophistication, and behind-the-scenes hijinks, Tony Award winning musical Kiss Me, Kate combines the irreverent humor of two brilliant writers, Cole Porter and William Shakespeare. Musical […]

  • Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

        RETURNING TO THE RP FUNDING CENTER Best Selling Christmas Artist of all Time to Perform in Cities Across America In addition to being a holiday tradition for many families, the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tour regularly attracts repeat attendance from multi-generational guests and is one of the longest running tours in the music industry. […]

  • Harrison Symphony Orchestra Concert

    Harrison School for the Arts is pleased to host the Fall Harrison Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the main theatre. The first half of the concert features the Philharmonic Orchestra, Chamber Strings and Wind Symphony. The second half features the Harrison Symphony performing a “Veteran’s Day tribute” with patriotic […]

  • Featuring Alligators in Florida Culture

    Join the Lake Wales Museum November 15, 2018 @ 6 PM for the Florida Humanities Council Speaker Series: Featuring Alligators in Florida Culture by Jeff Klinkenberg. Few states have a relationship with an animal in the way that Florida does with the alligator. Whether it’s a school mascot, being wrestled at a tourist attraction, or sunbathing on […]

  • Wine, Chocolate and Cheese

    Main Street Winter Haven hosts their annual Wine, Chocolate and Cheese event in Downtown Winter Haven on November 15th from 5:30-8:30pm. Downtown businesses will host a wine and cheese OR a wine and chocolate pairing! Attendees will purchase a ticket for $25 and receive a map and a tasting glass to visit all of the participating […]

  • Capturing Cultures Photography Exhibition Awards Reception

    Exhibition runs Oct 18-Dec 6. Awards Reception is Nov 14, 5-7pm

  • Concierto de Aranjuez

    Spanish guitar master Angel Romero joins the Imperial Symphony Orchestra for a concert celebrating Spanish and Cuban composers.

  • Veteran’s Day Concert

    We kick off our 40th anniversary season with a Patriotic Arts Spectacular. Our annual Salute to Veterans concert will be Sunday, November 11, 2018 at the Youkey Theatre in the RP Funding Center. Doors open at 1:15, pre-show at 1:45, and the band concert begins at 2:30. The concert is free and no tickets are needed. (The […]

  • Veteran’s Day Carillon Concert

    To mark the 100-year anniversary of the Armistice of 1918 and to commemorate the loss of more than 70 million military personnel, bell towers and carillons across the globe will ring their bells on November 11, 2018. Towers will also perform concerts including the WORLD PREMIERE of A Sacred Suite, music composed for the international […]

Upcoming Events

Sat 17

Tai Chi in the Gardens

November 17 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Sat 17

Frostproof Photography Club

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 17

Fairies, Tea & Tales at the Tower

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Press Releases

Polk Arts Alliance Inducts Robert MacDonald into Polk Artist Hall of Fame

Polk Arts Alliance cordially invites you to the 3rd Annual Polk Artists Hall of Fame Award, in memoriam of internationally renowned concert pianist Robert MacDonald during a free performance by the Florida Southern College Symphony Orchestra. Symphonic Celebrations April 28, 2016 at 7:30 pm Branscomb Auditorium, Florida Southern College Kira Omelchenko, conductor. Celebrating the remarkable range […]

Support School Art: Choose A Kids Tag Art Vanity Tag Today

Support art in schools by purchasing a Kids Tag Art vanity tag for your front car bumper this year.  With proceeds going to classroom arts, it’s a “win-win” states Joe Tedder, Tax Collector for Polk County and honorary chairman for Kids Tag Art, a countywide art design contest and fundraising project exclusively for fifth graders. […]

Polk Arts Alliance Partners with American for the Arts on Prosperity Report 5

Meri Mass, Polk Arts Alliance Executive Director is excited to announce a partnership with Americans for the Arts (AFTA), to be included as one of the U.S counties that will be a part of the National Arts & Economic Prosperity® 5 (AEP5) Report. Participating communities represent all 50 states plus the District of Columbia but […]

January 12 Cultural Arts Council Meeting Video

Video from the Cultural Arts Council meeting on Tuesday, January 12. When I get a digital copy, I will post the meeting agenda below.

Polk Arts Alliance

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