Out of the Archives Lecture Series

Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

Bring your lunch.

History Time Tots

Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

A story and activity time designed for ages five and under

History Time Tots

Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

A story and activity time designed for ages five and under at 10:00 AM on Saturday, Sept 7 and Tuesday, Sept 10.

Painting Miniatures with Nayeli Cacique

A program for teens ages 13 and up at Bartow Public Library.

Rick Martin’s Tricky Dog Show

Seating is limited. First come first served. For children ages 6 and up with a parent/guardian.

Folk Music with Will Forever

A family friendly event with local musician Will Forever. Seating is limited and is first come first served. Event for children ages 6 and up with a parent/guardian.

Sm(ART) Business Symposium – Economic Impact of the Arts

SmArt Biz Symposium Oct 25

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 3-5pm. Polk State Corporate College, Clear Springs Campus in Bartow Don’t miss the Polk Arts Alliance Sm(ART) Business Symposium Economic Impact of the Arts! This is the rescheduled abbreviated [post-Irma] edition of the original Symposium that was scheduled to take place on September 18. Please join us on October 25th. […]

The Way We Worked

The Smithsonian traveling exhibit: “The Way We Worked” explores how work shaped America and will be on exhibit in the Polk County History Center from July 1 – August 12, 2017.    

Pop-Up Art Tour Launches August 21st

Main Street Bartow, Inc. is putting a new spin on economic development with an innovative approach to creating attention to some of their unoccupied buildings and spaces in their Main Street District. They will be joining the current trending craze of Pop-Up Art Galleries with a slight twist. Instead of staging the art in one […]

Call to Artists or Wanna Be Artists

Call to Artists or Wannabe Artists Submissions through 6/30/15 Let technology help you become an instant artist with your phone editing apps. Just use what is loaded on your phone or download free apps from Apple or Droid platforms and the fun begins. We are looking for your AppArt created via photos that YOU have taken then edited on […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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