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Art & History Museums – Maitland

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231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

October 2017

Haunted Art Center Tour

October 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

Join us for a paranormal tour of the A&H’s Maitland Art Center campus. Hear ghost stories and be guided around “one of the most haunted spots in Central Florida” (according to the Orlando Weekly). On this tour, you will hear the history and ghost stories of the facility from its staff and students. The Maitland Art Center, originally named the Research Studio, was built by artist J. André Smith during the final years of his life, from 1937-1959. The high…

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November 2017

Drawing the Unseen: Lecture & Curator Tour

November 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

Art and the Subconscious, published by the Research Studio in 1937, contains reproductions of 38 watercolors by André Smith. Eight of these original drawings are on view at the Maitland Art Center, as part of the current exhibition, Drawing the Unseen: Artists Explore the Subconscious. In a lecture on Smith’s illustrated book, Rangsook Yoon, A&H’s Director of Experiences, will account for its text and fantastic drawings replete with personal symbols, which are results of Smith’s experiment in automatic transcription. Following…

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December 2017

Silver Anniversary Jewelry Exhibition

December 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

Celebrate A&H Art School jewelry instructor Jim Hosner’s 25 years of teaching with us! Jim, along with current & past students, will display their one-of-a-kind pieces – with many available to purchase – just in time for the holidays! Friday, December 8, 6-9pm — opening reception: music, silent auction & refreshments Saturday, December 9, 10am-2pm — demonstrations, appraiser & more Germaine Marvel Building: 210 W. Packwood Ave. FREE admission! More information coming soon! (Jewelry pictured is by Marion Fague Bass)

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January 2018

Culture Pop! Women of the Research Studio

January 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

Join us at Culture Pop! on January 5, featuring: - Preview of Women of the Research Studio: Past & Present exhibition - Q&A with the artists, led by A&H’s Director of Experiences - Literary readings by local writers - Music DJ’ed by OMG It’s Becky - Meet A&H’s Artists-in-Action - View pop-up exhibition by Artist-in-Action Richard Munster - Demonstrations by Art School instructors - Light bites by Cocktails Catering - Cash bar with fine wine & craft beer Admission: free…

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Portraits from the Vertical Hold

January 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

An exhibition of new and uncomfortable works created by Richard Munster in the research studios of the Maitland Art & History Museums during the course of 2017. Exhibition is for one night only and is running in conjunction with the Culture Pop event, which highlights prior artists in residence at MA&H titled ‘Women of the Research Studio’.

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March 2018

Culture Pop! opening Art31:Fiber

March 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

Join us at Culture Pop! on March 2, featuring: -Preview of Art31: Fiber exhibition -Literary readings by local writers -Live Music by Ancient Sun -Short films from Enzian Theater -Meet Godrick, performed by puppetry artist Jack Fields -View pop-up exhibition by Artist-in-Action Suzanne Oberholtzer -Visit A&H’s Artists-in-Action in their studios -Demonstrations by Art School instructors -Light bites by John Michael Exquisite Weddings and Catering -Cash bar with fine wine & craft beer Admission: free for A&H members; $7 for Not-Yet-Members…

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Art 31:Fiber Artist Critique & Conversation

March 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

Every year Art31 brings a nationally celebrated art professional to Maitland Art Center to focus on artist development through the A&H’s Artist Critique & Conversation program. The public is welcome to attend and learn how a well-established museum professional evaluates artistic skill, process and content. The Art31 critique is a free portfolio review by Nomi Dale Kleinman, professor in Textile Surface Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. A talk on Slow Weaving by Nomi at…

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Art31: Fiber Finale

March 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

Enjoy a performance by Accidental Music Festival (AMF), have a last chance to meet “Godrick”, and the Art31: Fiber exhibition in Maitland Art Center galleries will be open for viewing. Ensemble AMF is a group of musicians equally at home in the worlds of classical and improvised music. The group will present premiers of several new open-form, open-instrumentation compositions based on different meanings of the word fiber. As the traveling portion of Art31: Fiber, celebrated puppetry artist Jack Fields will…

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April 2018

Jack Fields’ Artist Talk & Movie Screening

April 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

Multi-talented artist Jack Fields will discuss the development of his unique puppets, including Godrick, and his works on film, and the many ways he uses fiber arts techniques in his storytelling. His short film Happy Memories will be screened, and several puppets will make special appearances in this unforgettable Artist Talk. Jack will discuss his experiences performing as Godrick, and about puppetry arts in general. Following, his first puppet film, Happy Memories, will be screened. FREE event + cash bar

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June 2018

Tory Tepp’s Artist Talk & Tour

June 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$8

This event will feature a presentation -- The Alchemy of Dirt -- by A&H's resident eco-urban land artist, Tory Tepp, in the Germaine Marvel Building (GMB). Tory will discuss the evolution of his work and introduce you to some of the professors that led him to eco-urban land art. Then we'll head down to the Ixchel Song Garden by Lake Sybelia to enjoy an experimental sound performance & a garden-grown drink -- making a stop at the Indigo Waves weaving…

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July 2018

Macrame Wall Hangings and Tree Wrapping

July 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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Participate in a unique marriage of art and nature. We'll create macrame wall hangings to take home and macrame tree skirts to enliven the grounds of the Art & History Museums: Maitland. For ages 15 & up with accompanying paying adult. Sign up at: https://artandhistory.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0F1H00000Cm5GBUAZ

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August 2018

Another Mud: Ceramics Exhibition & Sale

August 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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free

Join us for a one-night pop-up exhibition of ceramic works, with many for sale. 20% of sales are donated to the A&H. This show is curated by Richard Munster and Dan L. Hess and will feature the works of 15 ceramic artists. Artists include Jeremie Bates, Jim Belcher, Todd Fox, Michael Galletta, Julie Harbers, Gabriel Issac, Devan Jimenez, Ian Jones, John Link, Cindy McDowell, Jesus Minguez, Richard Munster, Hiep Nguyen, Tammy Truong, and Lynn Warnicke. Free admission | cash bar

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September 2018

Tory Tepp’s Artist Talk & Performance

September 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$6

This event will feature a presentation — The Alchemy of Dirt — by A&H’s resident eco-urban land artist, Tory Tepp, in the Germaine Marvel Building (GMB). Tory will discuss the evolution of his work and introduce you to some of the professors that led him to eco-urban land art. Then we’ll head down to the Ixchel Song Garden by Lake Sybelia for an experimental sound performance titled Earthtones II — by Tory, Sean Hamilton and friends — making a stop…

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October 2018

Participation 2018

October 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$125

Please join us on the beautiful grounds of the Art & History Museums – Maitland for an extravagant celebration of art and history, to raise funds for this National Historic Landmark. PARTICIPATION 2018 will feature an elegant dinner, live entertainment including music by Trecio and painting by PJ Svedja, silent auction, and an opportunity to celebrate with the A&H’s 2018-19 Artists-in-Action. PARTICIPATION 2018 will honor: Mayor Dale McDonald Jacqueline & Daniel Devine The Joe & Sarah Galloway Foundation Attilo &…

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January 2019

Welding Sculpture Workshop

January 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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In these one-day workshops, you will learn to create sculptures through the art of welding. Local artists Jim Hosner and Michael Moffett will lead you through the basics of welding, from safety measures all the way through to creating your own steel sculpture using arc welding, cutting, and finishing techniques. Everything will take place at our Foundry Yard, on the historic A&H Maitland grounds. Students learn the basics of welding to create steel sculptures using arc welding, cutting and finishing…

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Culture Pop! Spring 2019 Exhibition Opening

January 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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Join us for the kick off of the spring 2019 exhibition: Maitland and African American Experiences. Be the first to view the new exhibits in both the Maitland Art Center and the Maitland Historical Museum, enjoy live music, participate in a Q&A with our Artists in Action, and experience demos of some of our most popular Art School classes! Light refreshments are provided, and a cash bar with beer and wine is available.

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February 2019

Welding Sculpture Workshop

February 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on March 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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In these one-day workshops, you will learn to create sculptures through the art of welding. Local artists Jim Hosner and Michael Moffett will lead you through the basics of welding, from safety measures all the way through to creating your own steel sculpture using arc welding, cutting, and finishing techniques. Everything will take place at our Foundry Yard, on the historic A&H Maitland grounds. Students learn the basics of welding to create steel sculptures using arc welding, cutting and finishing…

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March 2019

Welding Sculpture Workshop

March 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on March 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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In these one-day workshops, you will learn to create sculptures through the art of welding. Local artists Jim Hosner and Michael Moffett will lead you through the basics of welding, from safety measures all the way through to creating your own steel sculpture using arc welding, cutting, and finishing techniques. Everything will take place at our Foundry Yard, on the historic A&H Maitland grounds. Students learn the basics of welding to create steel sculptures using arc welding, cutting and finishing…

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Gallery Conversation with Jane Turner

March 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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FREE

The Maitland Art Center's spring exhibition proudly features both an insider's and outsider's perspective of the African-American community in Maitland and Eatonville during the 20th century. The outsider is the Maitland Art Center's own founder, J. André Smith, and the insider perspective is brought by local artist Jane Turner, who still lives and works in Eatonville and Maitland. Meet Ms. Turner and hear how her personal history intertwines with local history - and how her artwork is influenced by both.

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April 2019

Studio Conversation with Katrina Bello

April 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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FREE

A&H Maitland is pleased to welcome visual artist Katrina Bello as our second Artist-in-Residence of 2019. Get a first look at the work she is completing during her residency in the Bok Studio, and hear her perspective.

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Afternoon Art Tours

April 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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FREE

Spend the afternoon on a guided tour of the Maitland Art Center's spring exhibition: Maitland and African-American Experiences. On this tour only, you'll be joined by artist Jane Turner, whose work currently features in the gallery. Coffee will be provided!

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Date Night at the Maitland Art Center

April 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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A different kind of date night - come to the romantic Maitland Art Center and get creative! Each night features a different project designed for fun, laughter and getting to know each other, plus time for drinks and to enjoy the scenery. Guidance provided, as well as room to experiment and play! Each attendee takes home their own original artwork.

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September 2019

Date Night at the Maitland Art Center – Fall Edition

September 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$35

One of our best-loved events is back for a Fall edition, and this time we’re making planters! Complimentary light bites will be served and a cash bar is available. All tools and materials are provided. $35 per couple. This event is open to friends, families, and anyone who wants to spend quality time with their loved ones making art!

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October 2019

Paranormal Investigations at the Waterhouse & Haunted Tours

October 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$15

Built in 1884 by pioneer settler William Waterhouse, the Victorian-style home on the shore of Lake Lily was lovingly restored to its former glory and showcases what life may have been like in the early days of Maitland. Over the years, staff and guests have reported strange experiences in the home, so we invited the team at American Ghost Adventures to check on some of the claims. Join these professionals for a full investigation of the home using their detection…

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Paranormal Investigations at the Waterhouse & Haunted Tours

October 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on October 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$15

Built in 1884 by pioneer settler William Waterhouse, the Victorian-style home on the shore of Lake Lily was lovingly restored to its former glory and showcases what life may have been like in the early days of Maitland. Over the years, staff and guests have reported strange experiences in the home, so we invited the team at American Ghost Adventures to check on some of the claims. Join these professionals for a full investigation of the home using their detection…

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Paranormal Investigations at the Waterhouse & Haunted Tours

October 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on October 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$15

Built in 1884 by pioneer settler William Waterhouse, the Victorian-style home on the shore of Lake Lily was lovingly restored to its former glory and showcases what life may have been like in the early days of Maitland. Over the years, staff and guests have reported strange experiences in the home, so we invited the team at American Ghost Adventures to check on some of the claims. Join these professionals for a full investigation of the home using their detection…

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Paranormal Investigations at the Waterhouse & Haunted Tours

October 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on October 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$15

Built in 1884 by pioneer settler William Waterhouse, the Victorian-style home on the shore of Lake Lily was lovingly restored to its former glory and showcases what life may have been like in the early days of Maitland. Over the years, staff and guests have reported strange experiences in the home, so we invited the team at American Ghost Adventures to check on some of the claims. Join these professionals for a full investigation of the home using their detection…

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December 2019

An Evening with Richard Munster

December 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$10

Richard Munster is a ceramic artist based in Winter Park, and an alumnus of A&H's Artist-in-Action residency program. This Fall, his work is featured in the Maitland Art Center gallery as part of "Sweet, Fresh, Juicy: Florida Oranges in Art and History." On Friday, December 6, hear from Munster himself about his perspective and how it informs his work. A&H is proud to present this artist talk with one of Central Florida's great local contemporary artists.

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February 2020

The Garden of Eden Party

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$10

Step through the Mayan Courtyard gates to find a most peculiar paradise, dreamed up by J. André Smith himself. Myriad temptations await, from light bites and creative cocktails to enchanting entertainers and exotica music. The Garden of Eden Party celebrates the opening of our Spring 2020 exhibition, The Exotic Realms of Jules André Smith.

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