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July 2022

Florida Prize Exhibition In-Focus: London Amara

July 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Weekly tours focus on a different artist featured in The Florida Prize in Contemporary Art. For July 6, Orlando Museum of Art will be highlighting London Amara. Free with paid gallery admission. Pre-registration is encouraged. ABOUT THE ARTIST London Amara was born in Columbus, Ohio, and lives and works there and in Bonita Springs, Florida. In 1995, she studied painting, sculpture, and photography at Columbus College of Art and Design, and in 1999 relocated to Naples, Florida. There, in addition to…

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Florida Prize Exhibition In-Focus: Dominique Labauvie

July 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Weekly tours focus on a different artist featured in The Florida Prize in Contemporary Art. For July 13, Orlando Museum of Art will be highlighting Dominique Labauvie. Free with paid gallery admission. Pre-registration is encouraged. ABOUT THE ARTIST Before leaving Strasbourg in 1968, Dominique Labauvie studied Art History with Roland Recht and Louis Grodecki, then continued his formation in sculpture in Paris. He had his first solo exhibition at the gallery Bernard Jordan, Paris in 1985, and in 1986 received the…

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Florida Prize Exhibition In-Focus: Hiromi Moneyhun

July 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Weekly tours focus on a different artist featured in The Florida Prize in Contemporary Art. For July 20, Orlando Museum of Art will be highlighting Hiromi Moneyhun. Free with paid gallery admission. Pre-registration is encouraged. ABOUT THE ARTIST Paper-cut artist Hiromi Moneyhun moved to Jacksonville, Florida, in 2004 from her hometown of Kyoto, Japan. She begam drawing at a young age, and by her teen years she had already developed a style of her own. With no formal training, Hiromi has…

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Florida Prize Exhibition In-Focus: Tomás Esson

July 27 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Weekly tours focus on a different artist featured in The Florida Prize in Contemporary Art. For July 27, Orlando Museum of Art will be highlighting Tomás Esson. Free with paid gallery admission. Pre-registration is encouraged. ABOUT THE ARTIST Tomás Esson is notorious for his gestural paintings featuring grotesque humor and political commentary. Along with artists like José Bedia, Ruben Torres Llorca, and Glexis Novoa, Esson is part of the “Generation of the 80s,” artists who came of age in the wake…

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Paving Roads and Disappearing Orange Groves: Development in Old Florida

July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Art & History Museums of Maitland, 231 West Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

Discussing the rapid development of Central Florida from the 20s-60s, with a focus on how highways affected Eatonville and MaitlandAs part of the Art & History Museums of Maitland's continuing lecture series on the history of Florida, Diana Reigelsperger presents "Paving Roads and Disappearing Orange Groves: Memory and Development in Old Florida."This presentation will address the history of development in Florida during part of the era that J. Andre Smith (founder of the Maitland Art Center, home of A&H) was…

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Paving Roads and Disappearing Orange Groves: Development in Old Florida

July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Art & History Museums of Maitland, 231 West Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

Discussing the rapid development of Central Florida from the 20s-60s, with a focus on how highways affected Eatonville and MaitlandAs part of the Art & History Museums of Maitland's continuing lecture series on the history of Florida, Diana Reigelsperger presents "Paving Roads and Disappearing Orange Groves: Memory and Development in Old Florida."This presentation will address the history of development in Florida during part of the era that J. Andre Smith (founder of the Maitland Art Center, home of A&H) was…

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August 2022

Florida Prize Exhibition In-Focus: Gavin Perry

August 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Weekly tours focus on a different artist featured in The Florida Prize in Contemporary Art. For August 3, Orlando Museum of Art will be highlighting Gavin Perry. Free with paid gallery admission. Pre-registration is encouraged. ABOUT THE ARTIST Gavin Perry (b. 1971 Philadelphia PA) received his BFA from the Tyler School of Art in 1996. Upon graduation, he moved to Miami, FL, where he now lives and works. For over 20 years, Gavin Perry has maintained a rigorous, labor-intensive approach in…

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Lunch & Learn: Florida Man Presents: ‘Florida Man’

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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You’ve seen him, her, or them in the news, you’ve laughed at their internet memes, and maybe even encountered one out in the wild. But just who is “Florida Man”? Where did they come from, what do they want, and is there any stopping them? Join us as we examine their cultural impact and learn that the phenomenon of Florida Man is anything but new. Participate virtually or in-person. Cost for each: $5, members FREE. With lunch: $14, members $9.…

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Florida Prize Exhibition In-Focus: Jamilah Sabur

August 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Weekly tours focus on a different artist featured in The Florida Prize in Contemporary Art. For August 10, Orlando Museum of Art will be highlighting Jamilah Sabur. Free with paid gallery admission. Pre-registration is encouraged. ABOUT THE ARTIST Jamilah Sabur (born in Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica; lives in Miami, United States) draws on geology, geography, memory, and language in her exploration of the temporary nature of the world, attending to bodies (geological, human, oceanic, and others) as points of contact between…

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Basics of Hair Braiding Take 2, a Class for Dads/Men

August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Sanctuary Downtown, 100 S Eola Dr, Lounge
orlando, FL 32801 United States

Learn braiding basics, French braiding, inside out (box braids), as well as using braids for a half-up hairstyle, pigtails and side braids.As a follow up to our class for women, we are hosting a second version of this class for dads/men interested in learning to braid hair. In this class we will work on the basics, parting, ponytail braids, pig tail braids and French braiding. InstructorThis class will be led by Lea Montes, local professional makeup artist and hair stylist.…

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Basics of Hair Braiding Take 2, a Class for Dads/Men

August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Sanctuary Downtown, 100 S Eola Dr, Lounge
orlando, FL 32801 United States

Learn braiding basics, French braiding, inside out (box braids), as well as using braids for a half-up hairstyle, pigtails and side braids.As a follow up to our class for women, we are hosting a second version of this class for dads/men interested in learning to braid hair. In this class we will work on the basics, parting, ponytail braids, pig tail braids and French braiding. InstructorThis class will be led by Lea Montes, local professional makeup artist and hair stylist.…

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