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 […]

Spiritus Piano Trio

The members of Southeastern’s faculty trio showcase from the platform their harmoniously impressive talents. General $5 Student $3

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 […]

Coffee & Conversation

First Friday of each month from 10-11am hang out, drink coffee, talk art. . .that’s the good life!  Well, that IS the “good life” at least for an hour each month at The MARC and Coffee and Conversation series.  Enjoy coffee and insights as each month’s invited guest holds forth on their own area of […]

Lakeland Art Guild Monthly Meeting

Lakeland Art Guild

Meets on the first Thursday of the month from September through May, 6:30-8pm. This is Lakeland Art Guild’s monthly meeting and program for visual artists.

Polk Arts Alliance

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