Events Around Central Florida


CHALK ART FESTIVAL

Feb 1, 2017 - Feb 2, 2017

CHALK ART FESTIVAL WHEN: FEB 1 & 2 10:00am-4:00pm WHERE: Memory Mall UCF Main Campus The UCF Campus Activiites Board will be hosting a Chalk Art Festival to allow students to freely create with chalk on the sidewalks at the end of Memory Mall. This event will be held on February 1st and 2nd from 10-4. All supplies are provided and the event is 100% free to UCF... Read More

OMA: THE WYETHS AND AMERICAN ARTISTS IN MAINE

Jan 20, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017

Orlando Museum of Art Presents 'THE WYETHS AND AMERICAN ARTISTS IN MAINE' JANUARY 20 – APRIL 23, 2017 - MULTIPLE GALLERIES As a source of inspiration, Maine has played an important role in American art and culture since the 19th century. It was particularly attractive to early American painters who interpreted the State’s vast wildernesses and rockbound coast as emblematic of the nation’s rugged independence and unique spiritual relationship with nature. The reverence for nature... Read More

SNAP! SPACE: ‘POSING BEAUTY IN AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE’

Jan 13, 2017

SNAP! SPACE PRESENTS: ‘POSING BEAUTY IN AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE’ JANUARY 13, 2017 @ 7:00-10:00 pm   Snap! Space presents ‘Posing Beauty in African American Culture,’ exploring the contested ways in which African and African American beauty have been represented in historical and contemporary contexts through a diverse range of media including photography, film, video, fashion, advertising, and other forms of popular culture such as music and the Internet. Posing Beauty in... Read More

Art Basel Miami 2016

Dec 1, 2016 - Dec 4, 2016

Art Basel Miami Beach December 1 – 4, 2016   "In our American show, 269 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa show significant works from the masters of Modern and contemporary art, as well the new generation of emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works of the highest quality are on display in the main exhibition hall. Ambitious large‐scale artworks, films and performances become part of the... Read More

The Legacy of Henri Matisse: Presentation

October 5, 2016

The Legacy of Henri Matisse: Presentation Tuesday, October 11, 7:00pm – 8:30pm At The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens   Learn more about Pierre Henri Matisse's iconic grandfather, French artist Henri Matisse (1869-1954) with UCF Assistant Professor of Art History Keri Watson and Pierre Henri Matisse followed by an informal gallery walkthrough. $5 admission, limited seating. Pre-register at info@polasek.org or 407-647-6294 At The Albin Polasek Museum &... Read More

ROGER BALLEN IN RETROSPECT

September 27, 2016

Roger Ballen in Retrospect   Friday, October 7, VIP  Preview, 5:30-7:00 pm (ticketed): Private preview/book signing with ROGER BALLEN (info: www.snaporlando.com) Friday, October 7, Orlando Exhibition Opening Night, 7:00-10:00 pm (no cover) Snap! Space, in collaboration with the Southeast Museum of Photography, presents‘ ROGER BALLEN – IN RETROSPECT’ – a retrospective exhibition which spans over 40 years of image making and leads us through many incarnations of thought... Read More

CATRINA WORKSHOP WITH WANDA RAIMUNDI-ORTIZ

September 9, 2016

CATRINA WORKSHOP WITH WANDA RAIMUNDI-ORTIZ Free Workshop at the Orlando Museum of Art! SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 @ 11:00AM TO 1:00PM     Join contemporary artist Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz and local paper artist Ka Malinalli, for a special Catrina (traditionally designed Mexican skull) making workshop dedicated to the 49 lives lost and the living victims of the Pulse nightclub tragedy. The decorated skulls created in the workshop will be part of a larger Pulse Ofrenda installed at... Read More

FLORIDA PRIZE IN CONTEMPORARY ART 2016

August 15, 2016

- Florida Prize in Contemporary Art 2016 Orlando Museum of Art May 13 - August 28, 2016 http://omart.org/exhibitions/2016_florida_prize  The Florida Prize in Contemporary Art is an initiative of the Orlando Museum of Art that brings a new level of recognition to the State’s most progressive artists.Now in its third year, the 2016 exhibition will present ten outstanding artists, with one selected to receive the prize. These artists work in a range of media and artistic... Read More

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