Summer Intensive Ballet Auditions

Senior Division I & II(Intermediate/Advanced, ages 13 & up) 1-2:45pm. Junior Division 1 & II (prerequisite 2 years of ballet, ages 7 & up) 3:15-4:30pm.

Platform Kids

This Platform Art event features art, music, fashion, and performances by kids grades K-12.

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.

“History of Bebop”

Voices of the People: History of Bebop. Solo recital musical performance.

Tea & Symphony

Sip a cup of tea, enjoy a glass of wine and mingle at this music enrichment programs given the Tuesday before each Masterworks performance. Learn about the life, times and music of each concert’s featured composers and guest artists at our lecture series facilitated by Artistic Director and Conductor Mark Thielen.

Grand Opening: Turtle Travels

Explorations V

Grand opening of a new exhibit for children.

Harrison Orchestra Concert with St Olaf College

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

Sister Cities Art Exhibit Reception

Visual art exhibit featuring student work from around the county and world.

The Graduate

The Graduate

Based on the 1967 Academy Award winning hit movie, about an affair that gives riotous and racy new meaning to May-December romance. So here’s to you, Mrs. Robinson…and I have one word for you: “Plastics.” Rated R. Fri-Sat at 7:30pm, Sun at 2pm

Faculty Piano Trio: Spiritus

In this concert, Spiritus, the faculty piano trio, will share a program of trio works accessible to developing chamber music enthusiasts, performers, and listeners alike. Spiritus consists of cellist Professor Ron Gardiner, violinist Professor Annabelle Gardiner, and pianist Dr. Charles Hulin.

Polk Arts Alliance

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