Curious Kids

Tuesdays, 10:30am. Science inquiry projects scaled to meet the needs of various developmental levels. 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.

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.

Student Art Exhibition

Student art is on display in the Lakeland Gallery from March 9 – May 7. The exhibit reception is from 5-7pm on April 14. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

Matilda: The Musical

Feb 21-Mar 8. Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. Central Florida premiere of the Tony® Award-winning musical inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl about the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Winner of 47 international awards.

Squish, Pound, & Play

Wednesdays, 4pm. Sensory learning is in full swing as you squish, pound, and play with interesting textures. Not just with your hands, either. 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 […]

Harrison School for the Arts Senior Exhibition

On exhibit February 22 – March 22, 2020 in the George W. Jenkins Student Gallery. Harrison School for the Arts Senior Showcase Harrison School for the Arts annual showcase at the Polk Museum of Art presents the work of graduating seniors from the visual arts department. Reception: Tuesday, February 25, 6 pm

Music Makers

Wednesdays, 10:30am. Shake, tap, and roll through a morning of music, dance, and movement. 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.

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.

Music & Dance in Painting of the Dutch Golden Age

On exhibit February 8 – May 31, 2020. The 17th century was a period of great wealth and cultural achievement for the Dutch people. In what was then already called a Golden Age, the Netherlands was a world power whose military fleet was growing and where trade, science, and the arts flourished as never before. Of […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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