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)

Harrison Orchestra Concert with St Olaf College

Shared concert with Harrison School for the Arts Symphony and St. Olaf Orchestra, featuring Steven Amundson, conductor.

Turtle Travels Premiers on February 3

Turtle Travels

Explorations V Children’s Museum premiers its newest temporary exhibit, Turtle Travels, on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 4pm with a special grand opening celebration. Museum guests are invited to the event for free admission beginning at 3:30pm on that day. Light refreshments will be served. Turtle Travels, designed for family audiences, offers museum visitors the opportunity […]

Let’s Get Rockin’ Band

Ramon Theater

Tom Casey’s “Let’s Get Rockin’ Band” features famous tunes from past decades and interactive fun.

Voices from the Seminole Wars

Writers Jon and Mary Lou Missall present “Voices from the Seminole Wars” in the Florida Lecture Series.

Memories of a Golden Age

Performance featuring Richard Smith on guitar and Julie Adams on cello. Since 2000, this husband-and-wife team has toured around the world, surprising audiences with Richard’s guitar genius and Julie’s lyrical style on the cello. Richard Smith specializes in the finger-style tradition of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed. Cost: $15 Arts Council members, $20 non-members, […]

Family Fun Workshop

Polk Museum of Art

Come join us for Family Day, a FREE annual open house and art carnival for the entire family! This year, families will have the opportunity to explore art through fun activities, art projects, live entertainment, games, balloon bending, face painting and more.

International Day Celebration

Explorations V

Family Fun Day: Civil War-style Valentines

Polk County History Center

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with free hands-on activities for the whole family.

Love in Bloom Reunion Celebration

BokTower_032913_152(by Chad Baumer)

A reunion for couples who were married at Bok Tower Gardens. Bring photos, make new memories, and cross the moat. Reservations required.

Polk Arts Alliance

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