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210 N. Oxford Road
Casselberry, FL 32707
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Arts & Museums
In addition to a permanent museum exhibit and a substantial library, the Holocaust Memorial Center offers an annual series of world-class visual arts exhibits, films, community events and educational programs. Examining the past and learning from it helps us understand the nature and consequences of prejudice, and encourages us to create a more tolerant and respectful community. Open to the general public. No admission charged.
This collection of museums in Maitland preserves and honors a diverse array of art, history and cultures. Though there are the standards such as the Maitland Art Center and Maitland History Museum, quirkier attractions include the Telephone Museum and Carpentry Shop Museum. The second Friday night of every month sees a gathering of the young and old, looking to gather for fine wines and fine art with like-minded company.
The Robert Bruce Barbour House is beautiful farmhouse located in the lap of Winter Park. Also known as Casa Feliz, it was built 1932 by the renowned architect James Gamble Rogers II. The property which was previously used as a residence by Mr.Barbour, has now been converted into a museum. The interiors as well as the exteriors are reminiscent of Spanish style and the exhibits include the beautiful work of James Gamble Rogers II. This spectacular historic property is also available as a rental space for private events like weddings and meetings.
The Tiffany Chapel is designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany. It was created and was first installed in 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. A century later it got installed at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, Florida. The chapel was created in a Art Nouveau style of architecture and had carved and ornate arches.
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art is a large institution that houses the world's most comprehensive collections of works by both Charles Morse and Louis Comfort Tiffany. The museum also features collections of graphic and decorative art, and several painting galleries. Visit during Christmas time to experience the renowned Christmas in the Park, or stop by on a Friday night for free admission. The museum also has a shop that sells decorative items, books, glass works, and other gifts.
Located in the Park Avenue Shopping District, Phoenix Gallery is a fine Native American art gallery .
This sculpture collection is housed in a Mediterranean-style building that served as home to the renowned Czechoslovakian sculptor from 1949 until his death in 1961. Prior to his Florida retirement, Polasek had served more than 35 years as chair of the Chicago Art Institute's sculpture department. Visitors can stroll through three galleries and a three-acre sculpture garden, gazing on the master's paintings and his classical sculptures. The latter are heroic in style, chiseled with an attention to muscle and sinew reminiscent of Michelangelo's works.
A quiet, charming village, Winter Park is popular with artists, whose work is displayed in a number of tucked away galleries. Jeanine Taylor Folk Art is a particularly interesting gallery which has a loyal crowd of fans attracted by the colors, character and simplicity of the artwork. Here you'll find some fine examples of the work of self-taught artists from Florida and other Southeastern states, including such notables as Kurt Zimmerman, Ruby C. Williams, Sarah Rakes and Woodie Long. A gift gallery offering other kinds of artwork, including stationery and sculpture, adds to the allure.
Hannibal Square Heritage Center is a veritable haven for those interested in exploring the history of the African-Americans of the area. Brought into being in 2007 by the Crealdé School of art, this unique museum boasts of a rich culture and heritage, best viewed through a series of permanent and temporary exhibits. Take a look at the community's history down the ages or check out fascinating art work that line up the walls during special exhibits. Special events, workshops, art lessons, and tours will further enhance your knowledge on the subject. The center has an associated library that you can explore at leisure. Call for more details.
Specializing in art of the American West and in general nature scenes, this gallery gives visitors and residents the opportunity to express their appreciation for the great outdoors. You'll find original artwork by nationally renowned artists such as John Seery-Lester, Richard Sloan and Carl Brenders, along with creations by a variety of Florida painters. Whether or not these names ring a bell, a visit to the gallery is always fun, thanks in large part to the animal motifs. View huge dolphin sculptures and paintings of native Florida wildlife.
Cornell Fine Arts Museum, located north of Orlando in the friendly town of Winter Park on the grounds of Rollins College, ranks as one of the country's best college art museums. The American Association of Museums has accredited the museum, and the museum includes more than 6000 artifacts and works of art ranging from Antiquity up to the 21st Century. Cornell Fine Arts Museum features permanent collections as well as various temporary traveling exhibitions that rotate throughout the year. Other features of the museum include workshops, films, lectures and interpretive sessions.
The monumental site of the Museum of Seminole County History is a highly distinguished site. It is situated at Sanford in Florida. The museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1926 and occupies great historic importance. It is a highlight and a constituent of the renowned Seminole County Home. It boasts of distinct exhibits of the Native American inhabitants in the area and the early settlers. A tour of the museum can ensure a look at the travel exhibits and the research maps and other related materials.