Erin Go Brough

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, explore and learn about Irish heritage through food and the arts on March 14 from 1-4pm. General admission $9, and members are free.

Family Valentine’s Day Dance

Shake, twist, dab, and more at this family dance. Crafts and snacks available all evening. Check Explorations V website for ticket information.

African American Heritage Celebration

February 8 from 1-4pm. This annual celebration of African American Heritage features top entertainers and artists from Central Florida’s African American community. General admission $9, and members are free.

Chinese New Year Celebration

Explorations V celebrates Chinese New Year from 1-4pm on Saturday, February 1. Celebrate the Year of the Rat with fun activity tables lead by the Museum’s Chinese Family Ambassadors. General admission $9, members are free. FYI – The actual date of Chinese New Year in 2019 is January 25.

Boo Bash

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

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 […]

Sesame Street Live

  When magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood, Elmo wants to be a part of the big event. But there’s one problem…Elmo can’t do magic! That’s when Elmo teams up with Abby and Justin, embarking on an amazing journey where Elmo will discover the “power […]

Bok After Dark “A British Invasion”

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Live music on the Terrace with Rich Mistretta from 5-7pm followed by a 7:30pm carillon concert with Geert D’hollander. Enjoy dinner and shopping specials. Included in general admission, members free.

National Music Day Celebration

MUSEUM HOURS are 9:00am-5:30pm ADMISSION Members & Children Under 2 FREE Children & Adults $9.00 Seniors (65+), Teachers & Military Families (with ID) $4.50 Access/EBT Cardholders with ID Maximum of 4 per card $3.00 AAA 10% off

VAS Arts: My Community

An exhibition highlighting work from Very Special Arts of Polk County.

Polk Arts Alliance

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