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.

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 […]

FallFest

Some northerners schedule visits to Central Florida this time of year just so they can take in FallFest. The annual Polk State College FallFest will be Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Crafts and Fun = Polk State’s Annual FallFest FallFest, the word conjures up a cool autumn day on Polk State College’s Winter Haven […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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