Student Art Exhibition: Best in Show

This summertime gallery exhibit from May 18-July 30 features the “Best in Show” student artworks. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10am-2pm.  

Student Portfolio Exhibition

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

The gallery exhibit runs from April 23 – May 7. The exhibit reception is 5-7pm, April 28. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

Next to Normal

Music by Tom Kitt.  Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey. April 9-12 & 16-19. Thur-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm. In this intense and moving musical, the story centers on a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effects that managing her illness has on her family.  The musical addresses grief, depression, suicide, drug abuse, […]

Student Art Exhibition

Student art is on display in the Lakeland Gallery from March 9 – May 7. The exhibit reception is from 5-7pm on April 14. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

Rocky & Beth: Gallery Exhibit

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

The exhibit runs from March 9 – April 16. The exhibit reception is 5-7pm, March 31. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

Silent Sky

By Lauren Gunderson. Feb 13-16. Thur-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm. This beautiful play tells the true story of Henrietta Leavitt, the astronomer ahead of her time. It is 1900, and Henrietta has the opportunity to work at Harvard University as a human computer, one of Dr. Edward Pickering’s “harem,” mapping the stars but receiving no scientific […]

Cameron Holmes Gallery Exhibit

This exhibition runs from February 3-27. The exhibit reception is from 5-7pm on February 11. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

Over 55 Show Band: New Beginnings

Over 55 Show Band

Concert at 2pm on Sunday, January 26.

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.

Much Ado About Nothing

By William Shakespeare. Nov 14-17 & 21-24. Thur-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm. This Shakespeare comedy is a beautiful play about misunderstandings, love, and deception.   Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon, stops to visit his friend Leonato after a successful military campaign with some of his soldiers including Claudio and Benedick.  Leonato shares his house with his lovely […]

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