Harrison School for the Arts Senior Exhibition

Senior visual art students present their graduating body of artwork from the Harrison School for the Arts. This exhibition is sponsored by Midflorida Credit Union.





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.





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, […]





Voices from the Seminole Wars

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





Harrison Orchestra Concert with St Olaf College

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





International Day Celebration

Explorations V







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 […]





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)





Family Art Workshop

PMoA Family Art

Join Polk Museum of Art during this FREE fun Family Art Workshop with artist Rick Olivo at Mulberry Public Library.





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 […]





Polk Arts Alliance

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