Terrific Tuesday

Terrific Tuesday focuses on school readiness skills and is held every Tuesday at 10:30a.m. Scheduled activities are: May 6                          Mother’s Day Cards May 13                        Life Cycle of a Plant May 20                        Make Your Own Puzzle May 27                        Animal Matching “Open Art” activities are also held each Tuesday at 1pm. Open Art Sessions for the […]





Magical Monday

Magical Monday includes music, a story time, an activity and a snack. The interactive, literacy-based program for preschoolers and their adult caregivers begins at 10:30am. Upcoming May sessions include: May 5                          “Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday” May 12                        “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” May 19                        “Alexander, Who’s […]





“Creative Youth: 15th Congressional District Competition” student exhibition reception

Polk Museum of Art

This annual exhibition features works from high school students in the 15th Congressional District. The exhibit is organized through the efforts of the Polk Museum of Art and the offices of U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. The Congressional Award winning piece will travel to Washington, D.C., to be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol […]





Family Fun Workshop

First Saturday of the Month 10:30am – 12:00pm Polk Museum of Art Cost: FREE for everyone. Family Fun Workshops provide a safe, fun environment for families to participate together in hands-on activities led by an art educator. Workshops are held at the Museum The program is offered at off-site facilities in the Polk County community […]





Fun Friday

Fun Friday focuses on creativity and includes art activities for children of all ages. Fun Friday is held from 10:30a.m.-12 noon. Scheduled activities are: May 2                          Tulip Prints May 9                          Bouquets for Mom May 16                        Lady Bug Picnic May 23                        Spring Banner May 30                        Butterfly Buddies All Fun Friday activities are included with […]





Thrilling Thursday

Thrilling Thursday sessions for the upcoming month. Thrilling Thursday focuses on early science and math and is held at 10:30a.m. May 1                          Earth Day  (Planet Earth) May 8                          A Dozen Roses for Mom  (Counting) May 15                        Salty Water      (Density) May 22                        Piece of the Pie   (Number Recognition) May 29                        Color Explosions    (Chemistry) All Thrilling […]





12th Annual Marilyn Newell Youth Music Festival, Award Ceremony & Concert

Classical music competition for students ages 11 through 18 and an awards ceremony and winners concert. Free Admission.





12th Annual Marilyn Newell Youth Music Festival

Classical music competition for students ages 11 through 18 and an awards ceremony and winners concert. Free Admission.





Children’s Festival: Chagall for Children & Hand ‘n Hand Exhibits Premiere

Explorations V Children’s Museum hosts its annual Children’s Festival Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10am until 3pm. The festival includes art, science, music, woodworking, bounce house, entertainment and many other hands-on activities throughout nearby Munn Park. A bicycle give-away, nature show and “big wheel” vehicles are also scheduled. A ribbon cutting will be held at […]





Creative Youth: 15th Congressional District Competition

Exhibit runs from April 12 through May 18. An awards reception will be held on Saturday, May 3 at 11am.





Polk Arts Alliance

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