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 […]

Gilbert King, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author

“Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found.” Florida Lecture Series.

Public Lecture with Collector George Lowe

Learn the Secrets of Antique Heart Cypress

Part of the Lunch & Learn series. Takes place in the Alexander Discovery Center. Learn more and RSVP for the class on the Bok Tower Gardens website.

Author Talk with Susan Butler

Author Talk@the Lake Wales Public Library, Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Mountain Lake resident and writer, Sue Butler will discuss her book, “Roosevelt & Stalin: Portrait of a Partnership.” Ms. Butler’s book will be released in paperback this month. This program is free and open to all. Program Sponsored by the LW Library Assoc. Learn more about […]

Tea & Symphony: Ode to Joy

Sip a cup of tea, enjoy a glass of wine and mingle at the ISO’s music enrichment programs or pre-concert lectures. Maestro Mark Thielen takes audiences on a journey into the life & times of the featured composer, identifying themes in the music and offering insight into the processes that created familiar master works. $15, […]

Tea & Symphony: Music of the Stars

March 8. 5:45pm. Maestro Mark Thielen takes audiences on a journey into the life & times of the featured composer, identifying themes in the music and offering insight into the processes that created familiar master works. Enjoy tea, wine and hors d’oeuvres during the lecture. Adults $15, Students are free. Lake Hunter Room at The […]

Bob H. Lee (Writer): “Backcountry Lawman: True Stories from a Florida Game Warden”

March 3. 7pm. FREE. Florida Lecture Series, Hollis Room (Thad Buckner Building), Florida Southern College, Lakeland.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas: A Life With the Everglades

March 3. 6:30pm. FREE. Program presented by Dr. Jack Davis. Sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council.

The Highwaymen: Florida’s African-American Landscape Painters

February 18. 6:30pm. Photographer and author, Gary Monroe presents “The Highwaymen: Florida’s African-American Landscape Painters at Lake Wales Public Library. Sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council.

Polk Arts Alliance

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