• STEAM Event

    Community Stakeholders Meeting – The Economic Impact of Creative Industries: Full S.T.E.(A)M. Ahead!

    Polk Arts Alliance presents Community Stakeholders Meeting on May 7 beginning at 8:30am hosted by Southeastern University. Sponsored by Grasslands and Peterson & Myers, P.A. The Economic Impact of Creative Industries “Full S.T.E.(A)M. Ahead!” Science, Technology, Engineering, (ARTs) and Math How Creativity Can Impact Community and Business Development and the Work Force. Keynote Speaker Randy Cohen Vice […]

  • PCHC Photo Contest

    Picture Polk History Photography Contest

    Deadline: All entries must be submitted to the Polk County History Center by May 3, 2014. Share your favorite historic and heritage sites by participating in the Picture Polk History photography contest. Polk County History Center is pleased to announce ‘Picture Polk History’ a photography contest open to amateur photographers only. Cash prizes will be […]

  • Evil Dead The Musical

    EVIL DEAD: The Musical presented April 25 & 26

    Evil Dead:The Musical By George Reinblatt, Frank Cipolla, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris Directed by Alan S. Reynolds April 25 & 26, 2014 Friday, Saturday 7:30pm Presented at The Lake Mirror Theatre, 121 S. Lake Ave, Lakeland, FL, 33801 The cast of Evil Dead: The Musical: Linda Jordyn Jones, Annie/Shelly Brittney Dyel, Cheryl Robin Buda, Ash […]

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    Florida Dance Theatre 20th Anniversary Gala is April 26

    Join Florida Dance Theatre and international guest artists for an exciting evening of dance, featuring the professional company of Florida Dance Theatre and guest artists Clifton Brown, former principal dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre; Israel Rodriguez and Katia Garza, Ballet de Monterey, Orlando Ballet; Allison Jay, Ballet Met, Smuin Ballet, original member of FDT; and other […]

  • Cinco de Mayo

    Cinco de Mayo/Hispanic Heritage Celebration

    Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, will host a Cinco de Mayo/Hispanic Heritage celebration on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 10am to 1pm. The celebration will include scheduled activities such as a Spanish Puppet Show, musical performances, art, dance lessons for museum guests, a piñata game and other children’s […]

  • Polk Museum of Art

    “Creative Youth” Exhibition

    Polk Museum of Art proudly hosts the annual “Creative Youth” exhibition, which features works by high school students in the 15th Congressional District. The exhibition will be on view from April 12 through May 18 in the George W. Jenkins Student Gallery at the Museum. The exhibition is organized by the Polk Museum of Art […]

  • ART-i-facts April-July 2014

    ART-i-facts April-July 2014

    Pick up a print copy of Art-i-facts Magazine at Polk Museum of Art, The Lakeland Center, Outpost 27, Chambers of Commerce in Lakeland, Lake Wales, Bartow, Winter Haven and Frostproof; public libraries in Auburndale, Bartow, Lakeland (Lake Morton) and Lake Wales; and arts and cultural venues around Polk County. Click the image below to flip through […]

Events

  1. Dixie Swim Club

    April 24
  2. Wind Ensemble Concert

    April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
  3. Songs Without Words

    April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  4. Dixie Swim Club

    April 25
  5. Imaginations Real, Visual Arts Exhibit and Reception

    April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Press Releases

STEAM Event

Community Stakeholders Meeting – The Economic Impact of Creative Industries: Full S.T.E.(A)M. Ahead!

Polk Arts Alliance presents Community Stakeholders Meeting on May 7 beginning at 8:30am hosted by Southeastern University. Sponsored by Grasslands and Peterson & Myers, P.A. The Economic Impact of Creative Industries “Full S.T.E.(A)M. Ahead!” Science, Technology, Engineering, (ARTs) and Math How Creativity Can Impact Community and Business Development and the Work Force. Keynote Speaker Randy Cohen Vice […]

PCHC Photo Contest

Picture Polk History Photography Contest

Deadline: All entries must be submitted to the Polk County History Center by May 3, 2014. Share your favorite historic and heritage sites by participating in the Picture Polk History photography contest. Polk County History Center is pleased to announce ‘Picture Polk History’ a photography contest open to amateur photographers only. Cash prizes will be […]

Evil Dead The Musical

EVIL DEAD: The Musical presented April 25 & 26

Evil Dead:The Musical By George Reinblatt, Frank Cipolla, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris Directed by Alan S. Reynolds April 25 & 26, 2014 Friday, Saturday 7:30pm Presented at The Lake Mirror Theatre, 121 S. Lake Ave, Lakeland, FL, 33801 The cast of Evil Dead: The Musical: Linda Jordyn Jones, Annie/Shelly Brittney Dyel, Cheryl Robin Buda, Ash […]

Dan Gunderson, "Iron Man," 2013, digital photograph

May Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

EXHIBITIONS Site Specifics: Works by Dan Gunderson & Barbara Sorensen Through June 8 This exhibition will include installations by two Central Florida artists, Dan Gunderson of Deland and Barbara Sorensen of Winter Park. Working collaboratively, these two artists will transform the Museum with their site-specific installations that will provide visitors an opportunity to experience art […]

2014Poster_GalaOnly

Florida Dance Theatre 20th Anniversary Gala is April 26

Join Florida Dance Theatre and international guest artists for an exciting evening of dance, featuring the professional company of Florida Dance Theatre and guest artists Clifton Brown, former principal dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre; Israel Rodriguez and Katia Garza, Ballet de Monterey, Orlando Ballet; Allison Jay, Ballet Met, Smuin Ballet, original member of FDT; and other […]

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo/Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, will host a Cinco de Mayo/Hispanic Heritage celebration on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 10am to 1pm. The celebration will include scheduled activities such as a Spanish Puppet Show, musical performances, art, dance lessons for museum guests, a piñata game and other children’s […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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