Arts and Culture

It’s written in the stars... and the skyline.
Our guide may even make you want to grab your passport and head for our sister cities in Japan or Jamaica.
Learn the history behind the iconic swan statues found around Lakeland.
We’re giving you the 411 on the 863’s landmarks — from the Southgate Sign to “Sputnik.” Learn about their history, fun facts, and just why Lakelanders and visitors alike find them so iconic.
Our town has become a regular star on the silver screen — how many of these movies have you seen that were filmed on location in Lakeland?
Whether you’re a history buff, art aficionado, or aviation fan, these nine museums around Lakeland have it all.
From historic homes to a flourishing small business scene, there’s something for residents and visitors alike to explore in Dixieland.
Check out our guide to the many meaningful murals you can find around our city.