| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Maury Hurt, a local painter and art instructor, died in March at the age of 78. As a celebration of his life, talent and influence, the Mennello Museum of American Art in Orlando will host a retrospective show and sale of his work this week. More than...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:42 PM
The Mennello Museum of American Art has announced its schedule of exhibitions and events for the 2013-14 season. The Mennello is located in Orlando's Loch Haven Park and run by the city. It offers regular classes and free family days and events that are...
| Jul 18, 2013
"So much for hanging out at the pool!"
The rain gave no sign of letting up. Even worse, we'd chosen the Hyatt Grand Cypress in Orlando (http://grandcypress.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html) because it's got a new water play area — big new waterslide...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:38 AM
I skipped the recent "Lone Ranger" movie, even though nothing thrilled me more in childhood than the cry of "Hi Ho Silver" on the radio. I'm fascinated by the idea of Johnny Depp as Tonto — and that crow on his head. But these days, I'm fascinated...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:46 PM
A new museum is coming to Orlando this year — one without walls.
The outdoor Urban Art Museum would scatter original, museum-quality art throughout the artsy Mills 50 neighborhood, east of downtown Orlando. In the beginning works would be...
| Sep 26, 2013
Saturday is Museum Day Live!, which means free admission at more than 1,400 venues across the country. At least a dozen local organizations, including the African American Museum of Art in DeLand, Art & History Museums — Maitland, and the Mennello...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:07 PM
You can see why philanthropist Michael Mennello wanted to throw a party: He turned 80 in July, and the museum that bears his name will mark 15 years in Orlando's Loch Haven Park in the new year.
The Mennello Museum of American Art is named for both...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:13 PM
The Mennello Museum of American Art will have a special visitor beginning July 7: An Earl Cunningham painting on loan from President Kennedy's library.
"The Everglades," will take center stage at the Mennello's enhanced display of Cunningham works....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:10 PM
WHAT: Bank of America's Museums on Us will offer free weekend access to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders in Orlando and announce the launch of the program's brand new mobile site (http://museums.bankofamerica.com), giving customers access...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:04 PM
WHAT: The Mennello Museum of American Art pays tribute to Florida's Seminole tribe with its current exhibition "Art and Artifacts of the Seminole: Selections from the Collection of I.S.K. Reeves V and Sara W. Reeves."
The history of humans in Florida...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:04 PM
The Downtown Arts District's annual signature fundraiser will feature guest artist Terry Hummel.
It will be the district's fourth annual "In the Artist's Studio" program, in which guests can learn more about an artist's background and art career. WKMG...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Area schools will be out for the summer this week. Keeping the kids occupied 24-7 for two months can be at best daunting and at worst insanity-inducing. If summer camp is out of the question, here are some options.
•Keep an "art box" with scissors,...