Choose Between Two Options
- $29 for an individual museum membership (a $40 value)
- $39 for a family museum membership (a $60 value)
Membership benefits include free general admission, invitations to special receptions and events, and free admission to other Florida museums, such as the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, among other perks.
Polk Museum of Art
Now pack-free, the cigarette machines inside the Polk Museum of Art have been converted to Art-o-Mats, which distribute original artworks to help jump-start amateur collections. The pieces make fitting keepsakes from the nonprofit museum, whose own collection encompasses everything from pre-Columbian textiles to contemporary work by local artists. Other museum highlights include rare 19th-century Japanese woodblock prints, as well as ceramic plates made by Pablo Picasso that still bear his masterful tomato-sauce stains.
Alongside its core pieces, Polk rotates around 20 exhibitions throughout its nine galleries each year. To further foster Florida's artistic community, the museum hosts plenty of educational opportunities and events, including art classes and fairs that spotlight emerging Central Florida artists.
800 East Palmetto St.
Lakeland, Florida 33801