Art+Food Offers a New Way to Experience the Museum

art+food

The second art party in Polk Museum of Art’s new Art+ series is going to spice things up with some competition. Local restaurants will try to create the most delicious Asian fusion dish around at Art+Food, set for 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, January 23, at the Museum. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 […]





Rock, Paper, Scissors Opening Reception

“ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS” FEATURES WORK OF CONTEMPORARY MIAMI ARTISTS The works of two contemporary Miami artists who immigrated to the United States and express their unique personal experiences in their art will be displayed in an exhibition at Florida Southern College. The exhibition, “Rock, Paper, Scissors,” will display the works of mixed-media artists Clara Varas […]





“Stayin’ Alive” – ’70s Disco Show

Ramon Theater

Includes tributes to the Bee Gees and other artists of the ’60s and ’70s. Even the polyester suits, platform shoes and afros.





Art+Food Offers a New Way to Experience the Museum

art+food

The second art party in Polk Museum of Art’s new Art+ series is going to spice things up with some competition. Local restaurants will try to create the most delicious Asian fusion dish around at Art+Food, set for 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, January 23, at the Museum. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 […]





Edward Bok Memorial Carillon Concerts

Commemorates the life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who died Jan, 9, 1930, less than a year after his Singing Tower was dedicated. 1pm and 3pm.





Simply, Divided

January 9-25, 2015 (with a special performance on January 22) Ever since the Toyota truck plant opened in Mobile, the men of Simply, Alabama have been packing up and moving away by the hundreds. No one is more alarmed by this trend than the women who spend their days at the Simply Delicious Diner. The […]





Family Fun Day

Polk County History Center

Join the History Center on the second Saturday of each month from 10am-noon for a fun family creative event. January 10 – Create a Thaumatrope (Victorian optical illusion toy)





Christmas Around the World

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Pilgrim Day

Pilgrim Day

Travel back in time and experience the life of early settlers! Activities from rope spinning to candle dipping, butter churning to tin can lanterns transport the entire family back in time! Early American and Indian games, hats and more are included with admission/membership. Explorations V Children’s Museum is at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown […]





Contemporary Band Concert

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SEU Contemporary Band performance.





Polk Arts Alliance

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