Saving Florida with Leslie Kemp Poole

Award-winning writer, historian and assistant professor at Rollins College, Leslie Kemp Poole, PhD, presents an overview of her book, Saving Florida: Women’s Fight for the Environment in the Twentieth Century. Her Presentation focuses on the role of women and organization such as the Florida Federation of Women’s Clubs, Florida Federation of Garden clubs, and the […]

Piano Masterclass with Maxwell Foster (SCPF)

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Friday, March 27, 2020 1:30 PM  3:30 PM Lakeland Public Library (map) Swan City Piano Festival (SCPF) is super excited to host a public masterclass with Maxwell Foster at the Lakeland Public Library. Young pianists from around Lakeland perform live for an interactive and exciting class with Maxwell, who is pursuing his DMA in Piano from Peabody […]

Creative Youth

On exhibit March 28 – April 26, 2020 in the George W. Jenkins Student Gallery, Reception/Award Ceremony: Saturday, April 18 at 11 am This annual exhibition is a juried competition for 15th Congressional District high school art students. The winning Congressional Award from this competition, chosen by 15th Congressional District Representative, travels to Washington, D.C. to be […]

Plein Air Show

Lakeland Art Guild

Exhibit of recent en plein air artworks on display from March 28 – June 20 in the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) office.

Infamy: December 7, 1941

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The Museum is open Tuesday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm. The Museum is closed on: Sundays & Mondays The 4th of July Thanksgiving Day The Day After Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Studio Art Thesis Exhibition

April 3 through April 24, 2020 Opening Reception: Friday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday Location: Melvin/Burks Art Galleries Free  Our final student exhibition showcases artwork created by Florida Southern College’s own senior studio art students. Each senior explores a unique central idea over the course […]

ISO Cookie Concert: Heroes in Harmony

Heroes in Harmony - ISO Cookie Concert

Hear your favorite music from Peter Pan, Frozen and Star Wars! Arrive by 2 p.m. to participate in activities including a Waveform Demonstration, Toddler Time with Kindermusik and the favorite Instrument Petting Zoo presented by Carlton Music Centers. The concert begins at 3 p.m. Then, stick around for Publix Bakery cookies and juice after the […]

Art Exhibit Reception: Student Showcase

Features the best of various artistic disciplines created by students within the department of Visual Arts. FREE!

Senior Film Showcase

The culmination of the film major’s time at SEU, the Fire Film Festival is sure to provide audience members with excellent entertainment all while supporting the next generation of filmmakers. FREE!

Humanities Research Colloquium

A one day showcase of humanities research by Department of Humanities faculty and graduating majors. FREE! Buena Vida East 232, 233, 236

Polk Arts Alliance

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