The Orlando Science Center unveiled a new mixed-media art installation on May 10, utilizing a former installation of origami hearts. Local artist Christy McCutchen (Website) was asked to create a tribute to Pulse victims and survivors using hearts that had...
SPONSORED: The Orlando Museum of Art will be celebrating the opening of the 2018 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art from 6-10 p.m. Friday, June 1. In this celebration of the fifth year of the Florida Prize exhibition, the Museum will feature the culinary creativity of some of Orlando's premier restaurants and...
SPONSORED: As we announced earlier in the month, the Orlando Museum of Art (Facebook | Website) has released their 2018 artist lineup for their annual blockbuster exhibit, Florida Prize in Contemporary Art.  As in previous years, the chosen artists range from emerging to mid-career, with...
The Orlando Museum of Art is hosting a workshop to teach Orlandoans how to embrace their inner drag queen on Wednesday, May 23. The two-hour workshop will be led by Sorcha Mercy, a regular face in the Ladyboys of Peek-a-Boo...
"Hey Bungalower, what's the plan for Lake Ivanhoe in regards to I-4 Ultimate? Will there be walk ways?" - Bungalower Reader According to our contacts at the Florida Department of Transportation, there will be a number of pedestrian access points...
That last remaining slice of Mills Park that remains to be developed, is for sale right now. The original developers of Mills Park, Forge Capital Partners and DeBartolo Development, kept ownership of the 2.5-acre lot when they sold the rest...
As we announced last week, the new designs for the Holocaust Memorial Center in Ivanhoe Village were released on May 2 at a public event. The following designs for the Holocaust Museum for Hope and Humanity were prepared by star...
Video via Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art The Mennello Museum of American Art (Website) will host work by the multi-media Korean-American artist, Jiha Moon, in an upcoming solo exhibition, Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone's Mad Here. Moon is based...
The Ivanhoe Village Main Street is in need of a new Executive Director. Again. The Board of Directors for the local Main Street program issued a statement late in the evening of Monday, April 30, stating that they had "...
EDIT: We originally posted that the architect, Maurizio Maso, was responsible for "the impending Mennello Museum expansion" based on a press release we received for the upcoming unveiling event. Contrary to this information, the Mennello Museum has informed us...
The City of Orlando is installing a biker bar at the corner of Princeton and 17-92 for cyclists to use on the Orlando Urban Trail. As first reported by the Orlando Bike Coalition, the bar allows for cyclists, primarily those...
Orlando resident Rhonda Bates lost her fiance Michael in the weeks leading up to their wedding. Rather than cancel her scheduled pre-wedding photo shoot, Bates decided to take the wedding decor she'd already purchased and take the photographs anyway. Complete...
The Orlando Museum of Art (Facebook | Website) has announced the artists that have been selected for the 2018 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art.  Each year the museum chooses a selection of the State's most progressive artists to be represented in...
"Hey Bungalower, do you know why a bunch of dudes were wearing giant hats this past weekend in ivanhoe village?" - Bungalower reader The Extravagant Easter Bonnet Jubilee came back for its second year of fundraising greatness this past weekend and...
The Mennello Museum of American Art's new exhibit, When the Water Rises: Recent Paintings by Julie Heffernan opens this Friday, March 23 with an artist tour and opening reception. Heffernan's work imagines new alternative worlds that arise in response to environmental disaster...
The upcoming Enduring Beauty: Seminole Art and Culture exhibit at the Orlando Museum of Art is considered to be the largest collection of Florida Seminole material held in private hands. The pieces are drawn from the collection of I.S.K. "Keith" Reeves V...
The Orlando Museum of Art was gifted 24 pieces for their collection by Florida artist Purvis Young. The donation, by New York-based collector Daniel Aubry, came with an additional ten paintings that are on long-term loan to the museum. "Purvis Young...
Stir (Facebook | Website) is in soft opening in the former NOVA space in Ivanhoe Village. We first wrote about the new concept moving to the corner of Virginia Drive and North Orange Avenue HERE on February 18. Stir will begin...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist Jane...
UPDATE: The Museum's Marketing Director, Francesca Ascione, responded with the following message concerning parking: "In regards to parking, those details will be developed later after we launch the campaign and with the hiring of a campaign manager - hopefully in...
The much-anticipated mixed-use development project, The Yard at Ivanhoe, is finally going vertical. The roadwork is all but completed and the project developers are about to erect over 31,000 SF of retail and restaurant space alone. The project will also include...
The Orlando Shakespeare Theater, in partnership with UCF, TheatreUCF, Mad Cow Theatre, and the Orlando Repertory Theatre is hosting two workshop sessions on Saturday, March 3 on preventing sexual harassment and abuse in the Orlando arts community. The workshop is...
As announced last week by Orlando Sentinel, a new restaurant concept will be moving into the former home of Nova in Ivanhoe Village. Stir Restaurant and Bar (Facebook | Website) is a new effort backed by Dallas Cowboys lineman, Kadeem Edwards, who is...
The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival (Website) has launched a new VIP package that would make one person a king or queen for a day during this year's fest. The "Your Fringe For A Day" package allows one individual Fringer...
The Council of 101, a fundraising group that supports the Orlando Museum of Art, will be hosting their 36th annual Antiques Vintage and Garden Show, from Friday, February 16-Sunday, February 18 at OMA. The event will feature antiques, art, jewelry, vintage collectibles,...