Chagall for Children

Chagall for Children

Explorations V Children’s Museum is proud to serve as a venue for the world class Chagall for Children traveling exhibit. The interactive exhibit runs through July 12. The Ribbon Cutting signifying the grand opening of the exhibit took place on Saturday, April 12 during the Children’s Festival at Explorations V. The exhibit, created by the Kohl’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 […]

“Creative Youth” Exhibition

Polk Museum of Art

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 […]

Phantom Tollbooth Jr

Phantom Tollbooth Jr

Theatre Winter Haven Academy Production May 16 – 18, 2014 Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:30pm. Music by Arnold Black, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, Book by Norton Juster and Sheldon Harnick Based on the Novel by Norton Juster Co-Produced by The Rolf Jaehnigen Family Tickets: $9 Adults, $7 Students Flex Passes are not eligible for this production Synopsis: […]

Scooby Doo Live Musical Mysteries

Jeepers! SCOOBY-DOO and the Mystery Inc. Gang have been called in to help solve an epic mystery in Lakeland. A trouble-making ghost is haunting a local theater and SHAGGY, FRED, DAPHNE, VELMA and SCOOBY-DOO are on their way in the MYSTERY MACHINE to help solve it! This hilarious live theater show brings everyone’s favorite animated […]

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 […]

How to Cheer Up Dad

How to Cheer Up Dad. Book launch with author/illustrator Fred Koehler.

Join author/illustrator Fred Koehler at 1 p.m. for a short presentation on how he wrote and created the art for “How to Cheer Up Dad.” He will be at the museum till 3 p.m. to answer questions and sign books. PRESENTATION: The Making of HOW TO CHEER UP DAD                                                        1:00pm Meet the author / public book […]

Family Fun Day: Back to School Ag-Venture

Back to School Ag-Venture In partnership with the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Saturday, August 9, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Journey through Polk County’s history – from cattle to citrus – and learn about fun fitness and healthy food ideas. Practice barnyard yoga and try your hand at making refreshing fruit kabobs. Free back-to-school items will be given to […]

Family Fun Day

Polk County History Center

Family Fun Day is a FREE event held at the Polk County History Center on the second Saturday of each month between 10:00am – noon. Children and their families can participate together in a new arts and crafts activity each month while learning about Polk County history. On Saturday, November 8, participants will craft a remembrance posy and learn about the “Polk […]

Children’s Festival Features Grand Opening of Chagall for Children & Hand ‘n Hand Traveling Art Exhibits

Explorations V Children's Festival

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 11a.m. […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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