Galactic Storm

Explorations V Children’s Museum invites Star Wars fans to Galactic Storm, a space-themed event, on Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 10am-1pm. The event will feature Maker Light Sabers, the Galaxy Salon, and Death Star art, along with many other art and science activities. Appearances will be made by R2D2 and a Storm Trooper. The event […]





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 […]





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!





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.    





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, […]





Ivy + Bean The Musical







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.





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.





Family Fun Workshop

Polk Museum of Art has reinvented Family Art Workshops. Participants will learn a unique project or technique from a local artist or arts instructor. This workshop will be held at the the Mulberry Public Library as part of Polk Museum of Art’s community outreach. All ages and skill levels are welcome.





Polk Arts Alliance

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