Annual Manual 2014
Arts and Culture
Published: March 26, 2014
Every year we have a tough time fitting all the galleries, theater companies, museums, classical music performers and dance troupes into this space, and this year is no different. Keep an eye on calendar.orlandoweekly.com every day for new events happening in Central Florida and new ways to enjoy your city’s cultural offerings.
GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS
Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens
633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park
The former residence of the Czech artist serves as a gallery, and the grounds feature gorgeous lakeside gardens populated by his bronze sculptures.
Anita S. Wooten Gallery
Valencia College East Campus
701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail
Valencia students and faculty display their work in this white-box gallery alongside that of visiting artists.
Art and History Museums – Maitland
231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland
The cultural complex embraces André Smith’s famed Research Studio, the Victorian-era Waterhouse Residence, and two technological repositories, the Telephone Museum and the Carpentry Shop Museum.
Atlantic Center for the Arts
1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach
The residency program draws internationally renowned visual artists, writers and musicians, and concludes with exhibits/performances four times per year.
Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum
656 N. Park Ave., Winter Park
Winter Park’s landmark farmhouse, designed by noted architect James Gamble Rogers in 1932, hosts art, music and talks on historical preservation within its luxurious walls.
Center for Emerging Media
500 W. Livingston St.
UCF’s satellite gallery located in downtown Orlando often hosts art exhibits of film, photography, painting, illustration and printmaking.
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
445 N. Park Ave., Winter Park
This museum features an astounding collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany, including a recently opened wing dedicated to recreating the essence of Laurelton Hall, Tiffany’s Long Island, N.Y., estate.