April 11: H2O Spring Splash

Explorations V Children’s Museum hosts H2O Spring Splash on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 10am to 3pm. The water-themed festival will feature special presentations by award winning author, Janeen Mason, author of Ocean Commotion: Caught in the Currents, Animal Ambassadors from the Florida Aquarium and the WaterVentures Mobile Learning Lab. A bounce house and creation stations will be […]

Family Fun Workshop

Free for everyone. No registration needed. Polk Museum of Art has reinvented Family Art Workshops. Each month, participants will learn a unique project or technique from a local artist or arts instructor. Workshops are held at off-site facilities in Polk County as part of our community outreach. This third Saturday event takes place at the […]

Cookie Concert

This free annual performance offers a relaxed, interactive experience for elementary aged children and their families—one where dancing in the aisle is encouraged! Children are invited to participate in an interactive pre-concert demonstration of instruments with ISO musicians and are then treated to a 45 minute concert full of fun moments with the orchestra. 2:00PM […]

Apr 26: Cookie Concert

This free annual performance offers a relaxed, interactive experience for elementary aged children and their families—one where dancing in the aisle is encouraged! Children are invited to participate in an interactive pre-concert demonstration of instruments with ISO musicians and are then treated to a 45 minute concert full of fun moments with the orchestra. 2:00PM […]

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Learn about Cinco de Mayo, which occurs on Tuesday, May 5th in a celebration on Saturday, May 2nd from 10am-1pm.

Free to Be Me: 3rd-5th Grade Students Exhibition Reception

Polk Museum of Art

April 25 – May 24, 2015 Awards Ceremony: Saturday, May 2, 11am and 1pm This exhibition highlights the artwork of Polk County’s elementary school students. This exhibition is sponsored by: Midflorida Credit Union and Publix Super Markets Charities.

May 9: Mayfaire Saturday Night

Admission: FREE Mayfaire Saturday Night moves the Mayfaire fun to the Lake Mirror Promenade for a free street dance party and fireworks display. Music will be provided by MPiRE. In addition, about 1,200 athletes are expected to participate in the 35thAnnual Mayfaire Classic 5K Road Race & Walk, sponsored by the Lakeland Runners Club. The […]

Mayfaire Saturday Night

Admission: FREE Mayfaire Saturday Night moves the Mayfaire fun to the Lake Mirror Promenade for a free street dance party and fireworks display. Music will be provided by MPiRE. In addition, about 1,200 athletes are expected to participate in the 35thAnnual Mayfaire Classic 5K Road Race & Walk, sponsored by the Lakeland Runners Club. The […]

May 15-17: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR Public Performances: May 15-17, 2015 Fri-Sat @ 7:30pm, Sun @ 2:30pm $10 Adults / $8 Students Box Office Phone: 863-294-7469 BUY TICKETS NOW >>> “Be our guest” and step into the enchanted world of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR. Featuring songs from the Academy Award-winning animated feature, this […]

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