After Hours at the Museum

We’re staying up late. The Polk Museum of Art is open until 8 p.m. the first Thursday of the following months: Sep-Nov, Feb-Apr, and hosts a Curator Tour at 6 p.m. on those evening. Join Dr. H. Alexander Rich, Executive Director and Chief Curator, for an in-depth tour of the Museum galleries, providing art-historical and curatorial […]

Piano Studio Recital

Piano Keys

Join the Department of Music for an evening highlighting SEU’s piano majors and faculty. General: $5 Students: $3  

Percussion Ensemble Concert

An evening of percussion ensemble literature in styles ranging from classical keyboard transcriptions to contemporary percussive oeuvres. General: $5 Students: $3

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.

Yvonne Chen Solo Recital (SCPF)

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Friday, March 27, 2020 7:30 PM  9:30 PM Polk Museum of Art (map) Swan City Piano Festival welcomes pianist Yvonne Chen as she presents a program of recent solo piano works including a world premiere by Alexia Riner. Concert begins at 7:30, with snacks and a pre-concert talk by Robert Fleitz at 6:30. SINGLE CONCERT General $15 […]

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 […]

Fire Film Festival

Single Movie Pass: $5 All Day Pass: $15 All Access: $30

Maxwell Foster Solo Recital (SCPF)

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Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:30 PM  9:30 PM Polk Museum of Art (map) Swan City Piano Festival is pleased to welcome Australian pianist Maxwell Foster presenting a program of solo piano works, featuring a world premiere by composer and FSU professor Liliya Ugay. The concert will begin at 7:30, with snacks and a pre-concert talk by Robert […]

Swan City Piano Festival Composer Presentations

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Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:30 PM  3:30 PM Lakeland Public Library (map) Festival guest composers Alexia Riner and Liliya Ugay share engaging presentations about their work, and their two wildly different approaches to music and careers in the industry. We will hear both from Liliya Ugay, a composition professor at Florida State University and an accomplished composer […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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