• 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

Descending Night by Jack Howard-Potter

15th Annual Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition (FLOSC)

March 2015 – February 2016 Every year, Polk Museum of Art works with local cities to install new sculptures in downtown parks. This year, the Cities of Winter Haven, Lakeland and Sebring are participating in the Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Sculptures are selected by a committee of community members and Museum staff for the Florida […]

Meet the Sentimental Journeymen Barbershop Chorus

The Sentimental Journeymen is an all male a cappella chorus who performs in the barbershop style. They rehearse on Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall of St. Matthew Catholic Church on Overlook Drive in Winter Haven. Rehearsals do not occur on major holidays, like Christmas, New Year’s Eve or Day, and more than likely on Independence Day […]

Romare Bearden, Morning, 1975

“African American Art Since 1950” on View Through June 27

Polk Museum of Art is proud to welcome a remarkable exhibition that celebrates the growing prominence and complexity of the field of African American art over the last six decades. “African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center” opens March 21 and will be on view through June 27. The exhibition […]

May 15-17: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR Public Performances: May 15-17, 2015 Fri-Sat @ 7:30pm, Sun @ 2:30pm $10 Adults / $8 Students Box Office Phone: 863-294-7469 BUY TICKETS NOW >>> “Be our guest” and step into the enchanted world of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR. Featuring songs from the Academy Award-winning animated feature, this […]

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