Blast Off

Sponsored by Med Express, takes place Dec 27-Jan 4 at Noon (12pm). Ring in the new year with toilet paper fireworks every day at noon. General admission $9, and members are free.

LAG Member Show

Lakeland Art Guild

This Lakeland Art Guild members only show from December 21, 2019 – March 21, 2020 is on exhibit in the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) office.

Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical

Dec 6-15. Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. Music written by Meredith Willson (The Music Man) based on the movie of the same name.

A Brush with Herstory: The Paintings of Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso

On exhibit December 14, 2019 – April 12, 2020. Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso is a premier portrait artist whose art historical knowledge is surpassed only by the skill of her brushwork. This exhibition features Dellosso’s tribute paintings to great but often-overlooked female masters of the past.  Looking at women artists from the Renaissance through the modern era, […]

Andrew Peterson: Behold the Lamb of God Tour

Join storied Nashville singer-songwriter and author Andrew Peterson whose Behold the Lamb of God Tour is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this Christmas season will be performing at  the RP Funding Center in Lakeland on December 4, 2019 at 7:00 PM. This year’s edition of the annual Christmas tradition will feature guest artist Jess Ray, along […]

The Elf On The Shelf

Celebrate the holidays with THE ELF ON THE SHELF – A CHRISTMAS MUSICAL! The RP Funding Center hosts the Christmas musical on November 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM. The beloved tradition that continues to capture the hearts of children and their families everywhere comes to the life stage for the first time ever in this […]

Moscow Ballet’s The Great Russian Nutcracker

An annual Christmas tradition, The Moscow Ballet “Great Russian Nutcracker” returns to the RP Funding Center on Friday, November 22nd at 7:00 pm. A true Russian performance whose iconic dancers, puppets and hand-crafted costumes define their respective generations and now transcend them, The Moscow Ballet has found a unique way to celebrate an incredible 27 […]

Kitchen Kids

Thursdays, 10:30am. Kids explore culinary arts and learn how to blend flavors and prepare food. Explorations V Children’s Museum programs are designed to focus on a particular learning style and/or developmental level and have fun themes that rotate monthly. Explorations V Children’s Museum delivers educator-directed programming daily as part of general admission or museum membership.

3-5 Elementary Exhibition

On exhibit November 16, 2019 – January 5, 2020 in the George W. Jenkins Student Gallery. Artwork by Polk County Students Grades 3 through 5 This exhibition features the work of young Polk County art students. The museum hosts several exhibitions per year in the George Jenkins Gallery that feature artwork by Polk County School District students. […]

Ela’s Forest

This exhibit is open from November 16, 2019 – February 23, 2020 Ela’s Forest is a real forest of trees planted in locations around the world. It bears the name of a little girl who loved nature and whose short, beautiful life was radiant. The forest continues to grow as her community plants more trees to honor […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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