Mamma Mia!

July 10-26. Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. The ultimate feel-good show! ABBA’s timeless songs tell the unforgettable tale of love, laughter and friendship.

Disney’s My Son Pinocchio Jr.

June 5-7. Friday 6:30pm, Saturday 10:30am & 6:30pm, Sunday 2pm. Features the beloved classic songs, “When You Wish upon a Star” and “I’ve Got No Strings,” alongside a host of new songs by Oscar® winner and Grammy® Award winner, Stephen Schwartz..

Art Studio

Fridays & Saturdays, 10:30am. Open-ended art projects where every kid explores their artistic ideas. Explorations V Children’s Museum programs are designed to focus on a particular learning style and/or developmental level and have fun themes that rotate monthly. Explorations V Children’s Museum delivers educator-directed programming daily as part of general admission or museum membership.

Hand to God

May 20 & 21 @ 7:30pm. Intended for mature audiences. Tickets: $10. Written by Robert Askins. Received five Tony Award nominations, including Best New Play. An irreverent, occasionally shocking, and perpetually hysterical romp to hell and back with a demonic bible school puppet. The play explores faith, morality, and human nature leaving you shocked and […]

Student Art Exhibition: Best in Show

This summertime gallery exhibit from May 18-July 30 features the “Best in Show” student artworks. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10am-2pm.  

Docent-Led Tour

Third Saturdays of the month Tour begins at 11:00am and ends at noon. Free for everyone. Join us each month to get a fresh look into the Museum’s main exhibition through connecting conversations with one of our passionate docents. Learn the stories behind the work and talk “art” with ease as we bring people and […]

Lakeland Art Guild Exhibition

On exhibit from May 8 through June 12, 2020. Hours are normally Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Closed on Memorial Day. For over thirty years, the Florida Southern College has partnered with the Lakeland Art Guild to host their annual spring exhibition. Founded in 1952, the Lakeland Art Guild is the oldest local community arts organization in Polk […]

A Fox on the Fairway

Apr 17-26. Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. A Comedy by Ken Ludwig, writer of Leading Ladies, Lend Me a Tenor, and Moon Over Buffalo. A charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and man’s eternal love affair with…golf.


In a world often filled with great division, it is crucial that we focus more on what unites us.  Fortunately, we are aided by the universal language that is music – so we celebrate our oneness with musical selections in many different languages and styles, knowing that the picture is broad, and that we are […]

An Afternoon Melody

Faculty-selected music majors perform individual and chamber works in the entryway to the beloved Polk Museum of Art. FREE!

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 (863) 804-0494