Festival of
Fine Arts

The Arts at Florida Southern

Continuing a tradition of more than fifty years, the Festival of Fine Arts has planned an exciting new season filled with diverse, vibrant events showcasing the arts.

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Full Event Schedule

Continuing a tradition of more than fifty years, the Festival of Fine Arts has planned an exciting new season filled with diverse, vibrant events showcasing the arts.

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The Robert A. Davis Performing Arts Center at Florida Southern College consists of several auditoriums and recital spaces.

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Melvin and Burks Galleries

The galleries bring a wide array of outstanding shows to Lakeland, exhibiting the work of established and visiting artists throughout the year as well as showcases of student work.


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Fall 2018

  • Aug. 31-Sept. 7 Iceland and Ireland Through Students’ Eyes
  • Sept. 16 Songs of Motherhood: Finally Playing My Type
  • Sept. 21-Nov. 2 Sad Tropics: Multimedia Installation and Collaborative Exhibition
  • Sept. 27-30; Oct. 4-7 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Oct. 9 Los Trabas… In Concert!
  • Oct. 11 Music Under the Stars (symphony band and jazz ensemble)
  • Oct. 27, 28 FSC|Dance: Fall into Dance 2018
  • Oct. 30 Great Expectations (chorus)
  • Nov. 1-4 Laundry and Bourbon/Lone Star (second stage production)
  • Nov. 2 Bandtastic VII (band)
  • Nov. 8 Parade of Animals (chorus)
  • Nov. 15-18; Nov. 29-Dec. 2 Kiss Me, Kate
  • Nov. 16-Dec. 7 Annual All-Student Exhibition
  • Nov. 19 Postcards from Russia (orchestra)
  • Nov. 27 Brass Explorations
  • Dec. 8 ‘Tis the Season: The Christmas Gala
  • Dec. 15, 16 Florida Dance Theatre: Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker

Spring 2019

  • Jan. 18-Feb. 22 John Briggs: Casting for the Unknown
  • Jan. 19 ISO’s A Night at the Opera: Mozart’s The Magic Flute
  • Jan. 30 Julian Gargiulo, Pianist: Back By Popular Demand!
  • Feb. 14-17; 21-24 Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Feb. 23 The Russian National Ballet” Minkus’ Don Quixote
  • Feb. 25 Ballad to the Moon (chorus)
  • Mar. 15 Evening at the Symphony (orchestra)
  • Mar. 15-29 Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition
  • Mar. 23, 24 FSC|Dance: Then and Now
  • Mar. 26 An Evening with the Hollingsworth Trio
  • Mar. 28 Jazz Extraordinaire (jazz ensemble)
  • Apr. 1 Festival Te Deum (chorus)
  • Apr. 3 Women of Note II
  • Apr. 4-7; 11-14 See How They Run
  • Apr. 5-26 Studio Art Senior Thesis Exhibition
  • Apr. 17 The Opera Gala: SoirĂ©e at Prince Orlofsky’s
  • Apr. 23 Reflections (band)
  • Apr. 24 The Spirit of the Violin
  • May 10-June 7 Annual Lakeland Art Guild Exhibition