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  • Bank of America expands “Museums on Us” promotion

     
    Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nation’s finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
  • Central Florida groups participating in Capacity Building: Orlando program

     
    Here are the 48 Central Florida groups that will participate in the Capacity Building: Orlando program. (Read my story about the program here: Kennedy Center program helps strengthen arts groups' future.) They come from Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola,...
  • Kennedy Center program to strengthen local arts groups

     
    Here is great news: Local arts groups, under the leadership of United Arts of Central Florida, will benefit from the expertise of the Kennedy Center to aid in long-term planning and other management techniques. It can only help keep our arts community...
  • Free museum entry for Bank of America patrons

     
    There's free museum access from Bank of America  for its customers this weekend, Nov. 6-7. Bank of America's Museums on Us program offers Bank of America/Merrill Lynch credit or debit card holders free entrance to the Mennello Museum of American Art and....
  • Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition recital at Mennello

     
    The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra will hold its Concerto Competition Finals Recital at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Mennello Museum of American Art in  Loch Haven Park.  This free recital is open to the community and showcases the students who...
  • Darden CEO Clarence Otis Jr. honored for supporting the arts

     
    Clarence Otis Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of Orlando-based Darden Restaurants, has received a prestigious national award for his company’s support of the performing arts, including a $5 million commitment to the Dr. Phillips Performing...
  • Now YOU can purchase a treasure from Harriett’s legendary closet

     
     If anyone in Orlando qualifies as a fashion icon, it has to be Harriett Lake. I doubt anyone in all of Central Florida adores fashion more, or is better known for her extraordinary outfits. Even Carrie Bradshaw would envy Harriett's closet in her...
  • Ab the Flagman gives talk at Gallery on First on Saturday

     
    Georgia artist Roger Ivens, known popularly as Ab the Flagman, has made a reputation for himself by creating large-scale wooden flag assemblages. As a child, his father’s flag-draped coffin provided early inspiration for what would become his trademark....
  • Pollock Project returns for Mother’s Day

     
    Beth Marshall and the Mennello Museum of American Art provide a fun offering for a few artistically-minded Moms this Sunday with an encore “abridged” performance of The Pollock Project. The immersive theatrical production based on the life...
  • Art, music, food at expo

    Art, music, food at expo
    It's hard to believe that the Orlando Downtown Art & Living Expo will be seven years old this weekend. It seems like yesterday when I attended the first show near the Lake Eola Park bandshell. This ever-growing outdoor show now takes up the eastern end of...
  • The Cornell: A gem worth discovering in Winter Park

    The Cornell: A gem worth discovering in Winter Park
    I'm avoiding the malls this weekend, but that doesn't mean I'm staying at home. Here are some art-filled suggestions for you. Many people forget about the Cornell Fine Arts Museum on the Rollins College campus in Winter Park. The museum (1000 Holt Ave.,...
  • Behind-the-scenes with the Holiday Art Contest judges

    Behind-the-scenes with the Holiday Art Contest judges
    On Monday, Dec. 5, five Central Florida art teachers met at the Orlando Sentinel to judge almost 1,300 pieces of artwork entered into the Sentinel's 24th annual Holiday Art Contest. Three hours (and a few cookies) later, the judges had selected one Grand...