Terry Fator

Terry Fator ventriloquist, impressionist, comedian, and singer and Season 2 Winner of America’s Got Talent winner returns to the RP Funding Center after an 13 year absence on Saturday, November 9th at 7:30 PM. The America ‘s Got Talent winner brings to life a hilarious range of characters including Winston, the impersonating turtle, Emma Taylor, the little girl […]

Global Art of the 1970s: From the SC Johnson Collection

On exhibit from November 9, 2019 – January 26, 2020. This exclusive exhibition features works selected from the private collection of the SC Johnson Company, most of which have never before traveled outside the Council House, the company’s international conference center in Racine, Wisconsin. The collection was built throughout the 1970s by Karen Johnson Boyd, the […]

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 […]

Family Feud Live Celebrity Edition

It’s time to play…FAMILY FEUD LIVE – CELEBRITY EDITION! The RP Funding Center will host America’s favorite TV game show for one fun-filled evening on November 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm. Randomly selected audience members will have the opportunity to join an on-stage “family team” to play a star-powered live version of the wildly popular […]

Kitchen Witches

Nov 1-10. Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. Two “mature” cable-access cooking show hostesses have hated each other for thirty years, ever since Larry Biddle dated one and married the other. When circumstances put them together on a TV cooking show the hilarity ensues and the insults fly. A comedy by Caroline Smith.

Ridge Woodcarvers

Weekly gathering of woodcarvers on Tuesdays from 2-8pm. All skill levels are welcome.

Boo Bash

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

Spirits: Ritual & Ceremonial African & Oceanic Art from the Dr. Alan & Linda Rich Collection

Exhibit is open from October 26, 2019 – January 26. Over the course of four decades, Dr. Alan and Linda Rich have displayed a passion for helping others, traveling the world and bringing medical care to those in need. With his profession as an ophthalmologist and eye surgeon and hers as an occupational therapist trained to […]

Tech Time

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4pm. Step into The Lab to practice coding and engineering with the best in tech toys. 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 […]

Capturing Cultures Photography Exhibit

The Capturing Cultures exhibition runs from October 17-December 5. The exhibit reception and awards ceremony is 5-7pm, November 19. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm.

Polk Arts Alliance

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