Senior Film Showcase

Come and view the final projects for our Fall 2019 graduating class of film students. This event showcases the culmination of their undergraduate studies.

Andrew Peterson: Behold the Lamb of God Tour

December 4, 7:00 p.m. @ the RP Funding Center, join storied Nashville singer-songwriter and author Andrew Peterson whose Behold the Lamb of God Tour celebrates its 20th Anniversary this Christmas season. This year’s edition of the annual Christmas tradition will feature guest artist Jess Ray, along with an all-star cast of Nashville songwriters and session musicians. […]

Museum Store Sunday

Sunday, December 1st is Museum Store Sunday. Shop Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College from 1-5pm. Get free admission after 4pm at Bok Tower Gardens to shop from 4-7pm.

The Elf On The Shelf

Celebrate the holidays with THE ELF ON THE SHELF – A CHRISTMAS MUSICAL! The RP Funding Center hosts the Christmas musical on November 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM. The beloved tradition that continues to capture the hearts of children and their families everywhere comes to the life stage for the first time ever in this […]

Moscow Ballet’s The Great Russian Nutcracker

An annual Christmas tradition, The Moscow Ballet “Great Russian Nutcracker” returns to the RP Funding Center on Friday, November 22nd at 7:00 pm. A true Russian performance whose iconic dancers, puppets and hand-crafted costumes define their respective generations and now transcend them, The Moscow Ballet has found a unique way to celebrate an incredible 27 […]

Art Exhibit Reception: Student Showcase

A selection of faculty-selected student works on display in the CAM Gallery. FREE!

Kitchen Kids

Thursdays, 10:30am. Kids explore culinary arts and learn how to blend flavors and prepare food. 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.

Contemporary Band Concert

The original works of student-formed musical combos featuring genres from indie rock and folk to punk and blues. General: $5 Students: $3

An Afternoon Melody

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

3-5 Elementary Exhibition: Free to be me

On exhibit November 16, 2019 – January 5, 2020 in the George W. Jenkins Student Gallery. Artwork by Polk County Students Grades 3 through 5 This exhibition features the work of young Polk County art students. The museum hosts several exhibitions per year in the George Jenkins Gallery that feature artwork by Polk County School District students. […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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