A Tribute to Louis Armstrong

James Suggs Sextet: Tribute to Louis Armstrong 6:00 PM – Meet-and-Greet (Members and Season Ticket Holders) 6:30 PM – House Opens 7:00 PM – Concert Begins Members: $30 Non-members: $35

Cooking With Beer

Learn to make delicious beer-inspired recipes Chef Matthew Fulwood of Blue Palmetto Café. Class includes hearty samples and craft beer. $45 member/$52 non-member.

Bok After Dark “A British Invasion”

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Live music on the Terrace with Rich Mistretta from 5-7pm followed by a 7:30pm carillon concert with Geert D’hollander. Enjoy dinner and shopping specials. Included in general admission, members free.

Fine Arts College Fair

The Lake Wales Arts Council is proud to announce our 1st Annual Fine Arts College Fair! We look forward to hosting students and colleges on September 27th, 2018 from 6 PM – 8 PM. Colleges attending include: ♦ Florida State University ♦ Full Sail University ♦ University of Central Florida ♦ University of South Florida […]

Meditation with Crystal & Tibetan Singing Bowls

Sound healing with Reiki Master Kristen Tenpenny. Members $15, nonmembers $22.

Dick Hyman: An Evening of Solo Jazz Piano

A performance at the Lake Wales Arts Center on September 7 at 7pm. $30 members/$35 nonmembers. Richard Hyman is an American jazz pianist and composer. Over a 60-year career, he has functioned as a pianist, organist, arranger, music director, electronic musician, and, increasingly, as a composer. While developing a masterful facility for improvisation in his own […]

Don Stone – Folk Art Exhibit

The Local Artist Gallery is open during regular Lake Wales Public Library operating hours.

Xina Scuderi: The Smallest Details

Photographs by Xina Scuderi featuring details of wildlife and nature. The exhibition is located in the Visitor Center at Bok Tower Gardens. Bok Tower Gardens is open 365 days a year from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Last admission from the entrance gate is at 5 p.m. The Visitor Center, Blue Palmetto Café and Tower & Garden Gift […]

Nature Meets Art Exhibit

January 3-February 28, The Michael Crews Gallery showcases a special exhibit, Nature Meets Art: Photographs by Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and accomplished Photographer and Videographer, Mike Potthast. They share their views through the lens, capturing an amazing display of color light and intimate perspectives of Central Florida’s natural world. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10:00 […]

Full Bloom Ahead! Peak Bloom Celebration

Bok Tower Gardens rings in the spring blooming season with an all-new festival dedicated to highlighting the cultural and horticultural arts. Peak Bloom celebrates the majesty of Mother Nature, a full calendar of events and beautiful floral displays in each room of Pinewood Estate from February 1 through March 31. During this annual rite of […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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