Learning to Be Me: K-2nd Grade Student Exhibition Awards Reception

This exhibit features artwork by Polk County’s youngest students from May 30 through July 12. Awards ceremonies are held at 9am and 11am.

Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend (3 Performances)

Three performances: 10:30am, 2:00pm & 5:30pm. No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special – so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, […]

Home for the Holidays: The Christmas Gala

Two performances: Saturday, December 12, 2015 – 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Highly anticipated each year, the FSC Music Department’s Christmas Gala has become an essential holiday music tradition for the college and greater community. This year’s edition, Home for the Holidays, offers a wonder-filled array of musical favorites performed by music department students and […]

Family Art Workshop

PMoA Family Art

Learn a unique project or technique from local artist/instructor Kimberly Wyant. All ages and skill levels are welcome. FREE. No reservation needed. Held at Winter Haven Public Library as part of the Museum’s community outreach. Winter Haven. For more information, contact the Polk Museum of Art Education Dept at phone 863-688-5423.

Scholastic Book Fair

Explorations V Children’s Museum hosts its annual Scholastic Book Fair. No admission fee is required to shop in the Museum Store.

Ivy + Bean The Musical

Boo! Bash

Pre-school costume party with pumpkins, parade and carnival games perfectly sized for little hands and feet. Included with admission or membership. Daily admission is $7, discounted admission for senior citizens, military, and teachers with ID is $3.50. Children under two are free. X5 offers family memberships for $70.    

FOSSILS! Family Concert

Kids ages 2-12 will love this musical journey through prehistory! This free Imperial Symphony Orchestra community concert is will feature kid-friendly activities including a dig in the Museum’s fossil pit! Learn more!

Bandtastic IV: Band Day Encore

FSC Band Day

Now in its fourth year, this annual concert, conceived and directed by Jo Jossim, features dazzling new repertoire and intriguing new musical collaborations, presented within a fast-paced format in locations throughout the concert hall. With repertoire ranging from classical and jazz genres to popular and rock favorites, this event is full of musical surprises. Always […]

Christmas Village Exhibit Opens

Experience a miniature lighted Christmas Village. On display through December 31. General daily admission to X5 is $7; discounted admission for senior citizens, military, and teachers with ID is $3.50. Children under two are free. X5 offers family memberships for $70.

Polk Arts Alliance

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