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Cornucopia 2020

Bartow Art Guild Fall Art Exhibit November 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 The Cornucopia 2020 member event is online this year due to Covid-19 restrictions and considerations. Guidelines are the same as in years past, but the exhibition is a virtual event instead of a physical one. All current…

Voices and Votes: Democracy in America

A Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition on display at the History Center from October 23 through December 9, 2020. When American revolutionaries waged a war for independence they took a leap of faith that sent ripple effects across generations. They embraced a radical idea of establishing a government that entrusted the…

Call to Artists: Cornucopia 2020

Cornucopia 2020 Entry Deadline: October 24, 2020 Bartow Art Guild Fall Art Exhibit November 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 Our 2020 member event is online this year due to Covid-19 restrictions and considerations. Guidelines for our event are the same as years past, but will be a virtual event…

Forward Into Light at the History Center

Forward Into Light is a national campaign to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and women’s constitutional right to vote. Named in honor of the historic suffrage slogan Forward through the Darkness, Forward into Light, the campaign is sponsored by the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, established by Congress…

Sounds, Thoughts and Colors of Suffrage

In this virtual presentation, hosted by Maria Trippe, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, learn about the sounds, thoughts, and colors of suffrage.  The event is one of several initiatives at the local, state, and national level to commemorate the ratification of the 19th Amendment on August 26, 1920. Local historian…

SUSPENDED: Architectural Tour

Join the Polk County History Center on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 11am for an architectural tour. Learn about the neoclassical architecture, the construction of the building, and stories behind the iconic Old Polk County Courthouse.