Access Art: Special Needs

The group meets for the talk and tour at 11:00 am on the 1st Saturday of every month unless it falls on a holiday weekend. After the tour the group meets at Kelly Rec. Center to make art inspired by the museum visit. This program invites individuals with special needs and varying exceptionalities to meet […]

Point of View Gallery Talk

Second Friday of each month from Noon-1pm, join the Chief Curator of the Museum or a special guest for an in depth overview of one of the current exhibitions. Sept 13 – Dr. H. Alexander Rich Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism through the French Lens Oct 11 – Holly Scoggins Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism […]

Architectural Tour

Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

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.

Christmas Concert

Yuletide sounds brought to you by an accomplished assemblage of students and faculty.

Art A-La-Carte

10am-2pm. Entry is $5 members, $8 nonmembers.

Out of the Archives Lecture Series

Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

Bring your lunch.

After School Art

Mondays, Sept 30 – Nov 4, 4:30 to 5:30pm (Doors open at 4:20pm) Skill Level: Beginning to Intermediate Fee: Free for Members, $5 Non-Members per child per visit This is a program designed for the parent and child to learn and work together. Lessons vary in medium and are designed to be adapted for use at […]

Boo Bash

Halloween games and not-so-spooky fun for kids of all ages. Members FREE/Nonmembers $5

Pioneer Days Festival

LAKE WALES, Florida – The Lake Wales History Museum hosts the 44th Annual Pioneer Days Festival on Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day in Lake Wailes Park. This event is a heritage celebration for the whole family with free admission and free parking on both days.  During the […]

Rootstock Plant and Garden Festival

Oct 19 at Bok Tower Gardens. Admission is Free. Parking $10 per car. Members park free.

Polk Arts Alliance

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