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Fall Guide 2012

Fall Guide 2012: Visual Arts

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Oct. 26-Nov. 11: Delicate Creatures by Caroline Cleere at Jeanine Taylor Folk Art

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Nov. 17-18: Osceola Art Festival

Oct. 12
Artists-in-Residence #147 Opening Reception Reception to welcome cartoonists/graphic novelists Ellen Forney, Megan Kelso and Dean Haspiel. 5-7 pm Friday; Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach; free; 386-427-6975; aca35.org.
Déjà Vu A solo exhibition featuring the work of popular Orlando graffiti-influenced artist Dres13; afterparty with DJs Rod 1 and Brooklyn. 7-11 pm Friday; Spacebar, 2428 E. Robinson St.; free; facebook.com/spacebarorlando.

Oct. 12-Oct. 13
Spirits in Sanford IV The fourth edition of the two-day Halloween art show in Sanford featuring a costume party, hors d'oeuvres, and artworks and jewelry for purchase, all inspired by or made of antique and vintage materials. 6-9 pm Friday, 10 am-4 pm Saturday; Jeanine Taylor Folk Art, 211 E. First St., Sanford; $5-$20; 407-323-2774; spiritsinsanford.com.

Oct. 13
Antiques Appraisal Event Bring your antiques and treasures for an appraisal by local professionals, with a portion of proceeds to benefit the Seminole County Historical Society. 9 am-1 pm Saturday; Museum of Seminole County History, 300 Bush Blvd., Sanford; free, $5 per item appraised; 407-665-2489; seminolecountyfl.gov/museum.

Oct. 13
Evening in the Grove Cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, program honoring the Orlando Magic, and silent and live auctions, to raise funds for the Maitland Art and History Museums. 6 pm Saturday; Sheraton Orlando North Hotel, 600 N. Lake Destiny Drive, Maitland; $70; 407-539-2181; artandhistory.org.

Oct. 13-Oct. 14
Winter Park Autumn Art Festival 39th annual outdoor juried art show with hundreds of art displays (by all Floridian artists), live entertainment and children's activities along Park Avenue. 9 am-5 pm Saturday-Sunday; Park Avenue at Morse Boulevard, Winter Park; free; 407-644-8281; winterpark.org.

Oct. 14
The Central Florida Barber Shop Documentary and Barber Story Opening Reception Penny Jordan's hand-printed black-and-white photographs, historic images and memorabilia are a visual record of Central Florida barbers and their shops, showcasing their diverse neighborhood locations and cultural relevance; exhibit through Oct. 31. 2-4 pm Sunday; University Club, 841 N. Park Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-644-6149.

Oct. 15
Megan Kelso Illustrated Talk Cartoonist Megan Kelso (Girlhero, Artichoke Tales, Squirrel Mother), one of the Master Artists at Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency #147, talks about and displays her work; a Q&A follows. 7:30 pm Monday; University of Central Florida (building TBA), 4000 Central Florida Blvd.; free; 386-427-6975; aca35.org.

Oct. 16
Elissa Auther Lecture The contemporary art curator and professor, author of String, Felt, Thread and the Hierarchy of Art and Craft speaks in relation to the Cornell's massive fiber-arts group exhibition, Mysterious Content of Softness. Auther examines the boundaries between "art" and "craft," and the feminist or chauvinist implications of those distinctions. Interestingly, several of the artists featured in Mysterious Content are male. 6 pm Tuesday; Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; $5; 407-646-2526; rollins.edu/cfam.

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