Voices of the People: Tearin’ the Roof Off

Chamber Music Concert on Jan 16, 7pm. Shawn Edmonds, trumpet; Marty Morell, drums; Derek Menchan, bass; and John O’Leary, piano.

Creativity Soars @ PSC

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

Exhibit Reception from 5-7pm on January 28.


On exhibit January 11 – February 16, 2020 in the George W. Jenkins Student Gallery. Polk County High School Exhibition This exhibition features artworks by students grades 9-12 from Polk County School District high schools. Reception: Friday, January 11 at 11 am

Kick Off 2020 Exhibit

Lakeland Art Guild

All mediums, juried show on display from January 10 – March 13. Awards Reception: 6pm, January 16


Jan 8 & 9 @ 7:30pm. The Edge, Stage Reads are intended for mature audiences. Tickets: $10. David Harrower’s play was inspired in part by the crimes of sex offender Toby Studebaker, and depicts a young woman meeting a middle-aged man fifteen years after being sexually abused by him when she was twelve. Winner of the […]

Creativity Soars @PSC

This gallery exhibit is on display from January 3-30. The exhibit reception is 5-7pm, January 28. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

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, […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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