Sinfonia: Connecting the Arts & Community

Join the College of Arts & Media for a celebration of American heritage through music. Now in its third year, this iteration of Sinfonia: Connecting the Arts & Community will serve to entertain and educate audience members on the beautiful and diverse artistic styles of expression that work together to paint the portrait of American […]

Economic Impact Study of Nonprofit Arts Orgs in Lakeland (Dec 2014)

View or download the Economic Impact Study by the [Fullscreen] button below. Or, you can flip through the pages on the image. 

Art-i-facts Fall 2019 (Sep-Nov) Season Preview

Pick up a print copy of Art-i-facts at the Central Florida Visitor’s Center on Hwy 27 in Davenport, or at Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, RP Funding Center, Lake Wales Arts Center, Theatre Winter Haven, Public Libraries, Chambers of Commerce and various arts and cultural venues around Polk County. The online edition has four […]

Art-i-facts Summer (May-Aug) 2019

Pick up a print copy of Art-i-facts at the Central Florida Visitor’s Center on Hwy 27 in Davenport, or at Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, RP Funding Center, Lake Wales Arts Center, Theatre Winter Haven, Public Libraries, Chambers of Commerce and various arts and cultural venues around Polk County. Enjoy the online full-screen edition […]

FallFest

Polk State College’s 2018 FallFest takes place Saturday, Oct. 20, continuing the community tradition that is more than 30 years strong. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Winter Haven Campus at 999 Ave. H N.E. transforms into the highly anticipated craft fair featuring a variety of activities and crafters selling items from artwork, to […]

Art-i-facts Summer (May-Aug) 2018

Pick up a print copy of Art-i-facts at the Central Florida Visitor’s Center on Hwy 27 in Davenport, or at Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, RP Funding Center, Lake Wales Arts Center, Theatre Winter Haven, Public Libraries, Chambers of Commerce and various arts and cultural venues around Polk County. Enjoy the on-screen edition of […]

Shen Yun

 Lakeland, FL – One of the largest events to perform on the Youkey Theatre stage, SHEN YUN invites you to experience 5,000 years of China’s cultural history with two incredible performances at the RP Funding Center Sunday, March 18th at 2:00pm and 7:30pm.    Through the universal language of music and dance, SHEN YUN weaves […]

Broadway Prism – Fort Meade Arts & Crafts Festival

The Cultural Arts Legacy Committee presents BROADWAY PRISM, 2018 Inaugural Arts & Crafts Festival on Saturday, February 17, 9am-5pm. There are 75+ arts and crafts exhibitors, live music and entertainment, as well as awards, prizes and raffles during the event. The Festival takes place on Broadway Street in downtown Fort Meade, Florida. Admission is free. […]

ACH Grant Application Workshops

ARTS, CULTURE & HERITAGE APPLICATION WORKSHOPS March 9, 3pm at BB&T Bank, 114 N. Tennessee Ave in downtown Lakeland March 10, 3pm at the Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce, 401 Avenue B, NW, in Winter Haven Applications are due April 28 The application process for fiscal year 2016-2017 arts, cultural and heritage event sponsorship is […]

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 […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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