The Nutcracker Ballet

FLORIDA DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS: TCHAIKOVSKY’S The Nutcracker Ballet Saturday, December 17, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Sunday, December 18, 2016 – 2:30 p.m. Branscomb Auditorium Florida Dance Theatre, FSC’s company-in-residence, brings its celebrated production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to the Festival of Fine Arts. A holiday tradition for generations of families, this timeless classic tells the […]




The Nutcracker Ballet

FLORIDA DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS: TCHAIKOVSKY’S The Nutcracker Ballet Saturday, December 17, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Sunday, December 18, 2016 – 2:30 p.m. Branscomb Auditorium Florida Dance Theatre, FSC’s company-in-residence, brings its celebrated production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to the Festival of Fine Arts. A holiday tradition for generations of families, this timeless classic tells the […]




The Secret Garden

THE SECRET GARDEN November 17-20; December 1-4, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Lucy Simon Script and lyrics by Marsha Norman Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by James Beck Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Winner of the Tony and Drama Desk awards for Best Book, this enchanting children’s classic […]




The Secret Garden

THE SECRET GARDEN November 17-20; December 1-4, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Lucy Simon Script and lyrics by Marsha Norman Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by James Beck Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Winner of the Tony and Drama Desk awards for Best Book, this enchanting children’s classic […]




X5 Art Studio

Weekly Art Studio for Children & Families Tuesdays, 1-2pm and Fridays, 10:30am-12:30pm Explorations V Children’s Museum offers two opportunities each week for children and families to develop and showcase their artistic side. The Museum education staff develops clever monthly themes and weekly art projects that make art accessible to all. Weekly projects can be produced […]




Nutcracker Auditions

Florida Dance Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"

For Florida Dance Theatre’s annual production of The Nutcracker. Ages 6-8 (12-1pm) Ages 9-11 (1:15-2:15pm) Ages 12 & up (2:30-3:30pm) Bring pointe shoes if applicable.




Florida Dance Arts Auditions

The goal of Dance Arts is to provide young dancers with the outlet and opportunity to prepare for a career in dance. Florida Dance Arts guiding premise is to elevate the artistic development of dance students and provide accessible and affordable cultural experiences to all segments of central Florida communities because broadening cultural awareness raises […]




VSA Exhibition

This exhibition highlights work from Very Special Arts (VSA) of Polk County. This program is for gifted students and students with emotional, physical or cognitive challenges who are enrolled in Polk County Schools. The artworks selected for the exhibition represent a wide variety of media and techniques. Learn more!




Music & Movement

Get moving to the music! Little ones enjoy playing instruments and moving to the beat. Thursdays at 10:30am Included with daily admission or membership.




Family Art Workshop

PMoA Family Art

First Saturday of each month. Tour: 10am, Workshop: 10:30am – Noon Free for everyone. No registration needed. Polk Museum of Art has reinvented Family Art Workshops. Each month, participants will learn a unique project or technique from a local artist or art instructor. Workshops are held at the Museum and at off-site facilities in Polk County […]




Polk Arts Alliance

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