One Collectors Dream

An exhibition of works from the private collection of George Lowe, the voice of Space Ghost, which includes contemporary art, folk art, and his own work. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 1pm to 5pm. The Museum is closed on major holidays and on Sundays from June 1 through Labor Day.

Lessons from the Shadows

New Orleans photographer Josephine Sacabo employs an array of photographic techniques to produce dream-like images that often illustrate historical and cultural narratives. Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 1pm to 5pm. The Museum is closed on major holidays and on Sundays from June 1 through Labor Day.

Opening Reception: An Homage to Architecture

AN HOMAGE TO ARCHITECTURE: Richard Haas, Master of Trompe l’oeil The exhibit runs from September 23 through November 4, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, September 23 – 7:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: M-F, 9am-4pm when school is in session. Melvin Art Gallery Through the master strokes of Richard Haas, architecture and painting merge as one. Lauded as […]

Unpland Improv

Two performances: 7pm and 9pm.

Nutcracker Auditions

Florida Dance Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"

For Florida Dance Theatre’s annual production of The Nutcracker. Ages 6-8 (12-1pm) Ages 9-11 (1:15-2:15pm) Ages 12 & up (2:30-3:30pm) Bring pointe shoes if applicable.

Classic Albums Live presents The Who “Who’s Next”

Dining for Women

Upcoming Lakeland Dining for Women dates are on Wednesdays, Sept 14, Oct 19 and Nov 9 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Platform Art Forum for Creativity. “Dining for Women” Description from the Lakeland Dining for Women facebook group. Please join us in starting a local chapter of Dining for Women, a national organization with no political […]

Platform Art Forum, Dixieland Twilight Market

 

Michael McArthur Live with the ISO

On September 10, the Imperial Symphony Orchestra will open its 51st season by welcoming Michael McArthur to the Polk Theatre stage for the inaugural Singer Songwriter Session. A native of Lakeland, Michael McArthur is a solo artist with acoustic roots whose soulful music is a perfect complement to the classical sound of the orchestra. A […]

Florida Dance Arts Auditions

The goal of Dance Arts is to provide young dancers with the outlet and opportunity to prepare for a career in dance. Florida Dance Arts guiding premise is to elevate the artistic development of dance students and provide accessible and affordable cultural experiences to all segments of central Florida communities because broadening cultural awareness raises […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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