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Orlando Museum of Art

2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
407-896-4231

November 2016

Festival of Trees

November 12, 2016 - November 20, 2016
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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First presented in 1986, the Festival of Trees, which is organized by the Council of 101, is enjoyed by more than 20,000 people each year in mid-November. The Orlando Museum of Art is transformed into a "holiday wonderland" with beautiful designer trees and vignettes. Special events include our Opening Night Gala, our family friendly Reindeer Romp and our trendy Holiday Stroll. Enjoy a bite to eat in our Festival Cafe or watch our daily entertainment provided daily by local area…

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December 2016

Art Encounters: Watercolor and Oil Pastels

December 9, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Art Encounters is designed as the next step after Art Adventures, for a child’s first drop-off experience with art (VPK through 2nd grade). Students gain confidence and build social skills through art-making and lunch discussion. The emphasis is on process instead of product, as students explore a variety of mediums and techniques, including sketching in the galleries and outside to connect students to real art and the world around them. Dress for a mess! In this month's Art Encounters, use…

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Studio One: Flourishing Florals – Drawing and Watercolor

December 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Join us for a series of hands-on art workshops. Experiment, have fun, and take a home a unique creation to treasure! All supplies are included, just bring your enthusiasm! In this month's Studio One, we will spend the morning sketching from nature’s beauties. We’ll begin by creating quick impressions of floral still lifes, then move into a longer watercolor exercise that is meant to capture the expression of these wonders. PRICE Visitors: $25 Members receive a 10% discount Pre-registration required.…

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January 2017

Opening Reception of “The Wyeths and American Artists in Maine”

January 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$10

Celebrate the opening of our spring exhibition: "The Wyeths and American Artists in Maine: Selections from the Collection of the Farnsworth Art Museum." As a source of inspiration, Maine has played an important role in American art and culture since the 19th century. It was particularly attractive to early American painters who interpreted the State’s vast wildernesses and rockbound coast as emblematic of the nation’s rugged independence and unique spiritual relationship with nature. This exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of…

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February 2017

Valentine’s Day at OMA

February 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one(s) at the Orlando Museum of Art! On Sunday, February 12th, all museum guests will be given a beautiful rose and will be welcomed in to the galleries by harpist Chris Wineland as she plays music for visitors in the Council of 101 Grand Gallery. Enjoy the peaceful music and be inspired by the works in our newest exhibition, “The Wyeths and American Artists in Maine.” Roses are complimentary with museum admission. While supplies…

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August 2017

Implementing Creative Placemaking in Real Estate with Juanita Hardy

August 31, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$40

Join us on Thursday, August 31st at 9:30 am at the Orlando Museum of Art as we welcome ULI Senior Visiting Fellow, Juanita Hardy. She will share her research and expertise on Creative Placemaking.   We will learn more about this initiative that involves bringing art and culture in tandem with design to the beginning of a real estate development project.  Creative Placemaking is gaining momentum around the globe, from small rural communities to large urban areas. The program will cover the basics; best practices nationally and locally;…

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October 2017

1st Thursdays “Ghosts and Ghouls!”

October 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Ghosts, ghouls and the supernatural return once more to the hallowed grounds of OMA. Evening of the uncanny takes place on Hunter's Moon, Thursday, October 5th. **CALL TO ARTISTS** Event: Ghost and Ghouls! Where: Orlando Museum of Art – 1st Thursdays Submission Deadline: 4pm Sunday, September 10, 2017 Event Date: October 5, 2017 Electronic Submissions Welcomed. Email Casey Hall - [email protected] or Damon DeWitt - [email protected] During this event artists extend beyond earthly boundaries for inspiration to create works depicting…

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Grand Canyon author Kevin Fedarko to speak in Orlando

October 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$50

One night only! The First Amendment Foundation presents an evening with Kevin Fedarko, moderated by Florida’s own Diane Roberts on October 11 in Orlando. The event will take place at the beautiful and intimate Orlando Museum of Art. Kevin will walk you through his epic 800 mile hike through America’s favorite National Park and share some stories behind his acclaimed book The Emerald Mile, a New York Times bestseller and winner of the National Outdoor Book Award as well as the Reading the West Award. This evening promises an insightful look…

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May 2018

Art Night Out: The Art of Drag with Sorcha Mercy

May 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$30

Instructor: Sorcha Mercy Calling all glamazons! In the spirit of Orlando Fringe, join us for a special makeup demonstration led by Sorcha Mercy of “The Ladyboys of Peek-a-Boo Lounge.” You’ll learn fabulous tips and tricks from a pro as Sorcha transforms a model into a drag superstar right before your eyes. PRICE Visitors: $30 Members: $27 Class price includes all materials and an adult beverage. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Must be 21+ to participate. For more information,…

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June 2018

Florida Prize Exhibition Preview Party

June 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$32.54

Celebrate the 5th anniversary of the FLORIDA PRIZE IN CONTEMPORARY ART at the Exhibition Preview Party! This highly anticipated event will feature the culinary creativity of Orlando’s premier restaurants and caterers, each off­ering dishes inspired by the 10 Florida Prize artists. This year's artists are Carlos Betancourt, Brooks Dierdorff, Rafael Domenech, Gonzalo Fuenmayor, Ya Levy La’Ford, Jason Lazarus, Glexis Novoa, Kerry Phillips, Kenya (Robinson) and Jack Stenner. Guests can enjoy beer, wine and specialty cocktails from our beverage sponsors, listen…

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July 2018

Perú Independence Day Celebration

July 28, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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free

The Orlando Museum of Art and the RAYMI Dance Company will celebrate and share Perú Independence Day with the Central Florida community with film, music and dance. “I Will Dance Again” (Volveréa Bailar Por Ti) is a 50-minute sensory and performative exploration of the Virgen de Candelaria Feast in Puno City, Perú, and the Aymara and Qechua ethnicities. Following the film screening, the RAYMI Dance Company will demonstrate four different dances from the cities of Cuzco, Lima, Puno and Trujillo. An interactive dance class will conclude…

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September 2018

Eclectic Knights X and Indie Galactic Space Jam

September 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$15

This show is the 10th annual event for the UCF College of Arts and Humanities (CAH). Hosted by the CAH Alumni Chapter, this "Knight of Art" will feature artwork designed by UCF alumni, faculty, staff and current students. In addition, the kick-off event for the 5th annual Indie Galactic Space Jam will be held in the SunTrust Auditorium. For this event, artists will create pieces inspired by the galaxy, space and NASA. Admission to this event is $15 and free…

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January 2019

StoryCorps Opening Day

January 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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FREE

StoryCorps arrives in Orlando in January to record and preserve the Orlando community’s stories! Join us at the StoryCorps Opening Day event at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at the MobileBooth location, Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave. You’ll hear from StoryCorps’ facilitators and 90.7 WMFE President & General Manager LaFontaine Oliver. You’ll also have a chance to tour the MobileBooth. Learn more about StoryCorps' visit at www.wmfe.org/storycorps

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Sketching in the Galleries

January 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Various prices

Drawing and sketching supplies will be available for artists of all ages to use on these select dates. Come enjoy an afternoon at the Museum and become inspired by artwork in the galleries. Free with paid gallery admission. For more information, please contact [email protected]

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Louis Dewis Exhibition Opening Reception

January 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$10

You are invited to join us for the exhibition opening reception of “Louis Dewis: A Belgian Post-Impressionist” on January 25th. Guests can enjoy a cash bar and complimentary soft drinks, as well as an opportunity to preview the exhibition. SPECIAL OFFER The opening reception for "Louis Dewis: A Belgian Post-Impressionist" will be held from 6:30-8pm in conjunction with the opening of "The Unbridled Paintings of Lawrence H. Lebduska" at The Mennello Museum of American Art (MMAA). If you purchase a…

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February 2019

Hamilton: How the Musical Remixes American History

February 3, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$18

WHAT In this special presentation, historian Dr. Richard Bell examines this musical phenomenon — being staged at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts through February 10 — to reveal what its success tells us about the marriage of history and show business. Guests have the opportunity to learn what this amazing musical got right and got wrong about Alexander Hamilton, the American Revolution, and the birth of the United States, and why it all matters. Examine some of…

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March 2019

Cheers to Change 2019

March 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$75 – $375

Don’t miss the event of the year! Cheers to Change, VSC’s 6th Annual Gala, will take place on Friday, April 5th, 2019 at the Orlando Museum of Art. Join us as we continue to pledge to transform the lives of victims in our community. The evening will include: -Delicious catered food and drinks -Entertainment -Silent auction featuring items from local Orlando businesses Tickets available at: https://www.victimservicecenter.org/2019cheers-to-change/ Event Details: 6th Annual Cheers to Change Friday, April 5th, 2019 6:00pm-9:30pm Orlando Museum…

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Festival of Fine Arts and Flowers

March 28, 2019 - March 31, 2019
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
$15 – $125

A spectacular showcase combining Art in Bloom, Antiques Dealers, Tables in Bloom, and lifestyle expert James Farmer - all under one roof offering a kaleidoscope of beauty and inspiration! All at the Orlando Museum of Art. The 3-day festival will feature many special events including the Flower Power Opening Night Party, Guest Speaker VIP Event by LifeStyle Expert James Farmer, Appraisals, the Mystery Home Tour, Floral Design Workshop, Swing into Spring Jazz Brunch and Create & Paint: Garden Style Bouquet and…

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April 2019

Night Shift: Text.

April 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$10 – $15

Join us for an experimental evening centered around “Text.” This one-night, pop-up event will showcase a diverse range of media, including performances, video installations, and participatory writing. Additionally, there will be music by local DJs and guests will have access to select Museum galleries. Beverages will be available to purchase from the Guesthouse. SCHEDULE Doors open at 7pm DJ Performances by GAY-Z and J.A.S.O.N. at 9pm ARTISTS Nikki Fragala Barnes Holly Jefferies Susan Pelteson Melanie Teresa Bohrer Pablo Vindel Wendy…

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June 2019

1st Thursdays: Indigenous Futurism

June 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$15

EVENT INFO From 6-9 pm on the first Thursday of each month, Central Florida has an opportunity to discover local artists, listen to live music and mingle with an eclectic mix of people. There are cash bars serving wine, beer, soft drinks and water, and café offerings from area restaurants. INDIGENOUS FUTURISM June 6 / 6-9pm This theme will focus on the Indigenous and Tribal origins of art from Africa, Australia, North, South & Central America and beyond. Join us…

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July 2019

Perú Independence Day Celebration

July 28, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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FREE

Sunday, July 28, 2019 The Orlando Museum of Art and the Raymi Dance Company will celebrate and share Peru Independence Day with the Central Florida community with dance and music. The Raymi Dance Company will perform several traditional dances. This event is FREE! This does not include admission into the museum. RAYMI DANCE COMPANY The Raymi Dance Company exists to present dance, music, theater and other cultural expressions of Perú. Raymi is led by Silvia Huddleston, an artistic folkloric teacher…

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August 2019

Intuitive Art Making with Florida Prize Artist Anja Marais

August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Intuitive Art Making: Connecting Interior States with Universal Imagery with Florida Prize Artist Anja Marais August 17, 10 AM – Noon Free, but registration is required | Limited to the first 20 guests To register, please call 407.896.4231 ext. 262. DO YOU EVER WONDER HOW ARTISTS COME UP WITH THEIR OWN UNIQUE VISUALS? In this workshop, Florida Prize Artist Anja Marais will walk you through how to access your inner imaginary realm to retrieve your ancestral records of rich mythological…

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September 2019

Writing in the Galleries – Scottie Campbell

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 10:00 am

Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$25 – $40

Discover connections between the visual and literary arts through this series of writing workshops held in the galleries. In this program led by writer Scottie Campbell, students will explore flash fiction in relation to the Museum’s exhibitions of contemporary photography. Flash fiction is a work of brevity and clarity, often these works are between 100 and 1000 words. Whether you are a longform novelist or a concise blogger, any writer will benefit from the lessons of flash fiction. At each…

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October 2019

The Animatronicans Double Feature

October 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$20

Two award-winning hit shows back-to-back for the first time ever! -ABOUT THE SHOWS- The Animatronicans is a sitcom-style show that follows the adventures of theme park animatronic characters from current and closed attractions. See what happens when the parks close and everyone, living and mechanical, goes home for the night. In our story President Abraham Lincoln (Josh Siniscalco), Journey into Imagination’s Dreamfinder (Jeff Jones), now closed Maelstrom’s Polar Bear (James Keaton) and Carousel of Progress’s John (Doug Ba’aser) share a…

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February 2020

Peace, Love & Fringe a Fab Fringe Fundraiser

February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$50

Don’t be a square. Join Orlando Fringe for the grooviest shindig of the year and help us raise some dough for Peace, Love, & Fringe. Friday, February 28 Orlando Museum of Art 6:30pm Start the night with an outta sight cabaret featuring live performances from your favorite Fringe stars. Then boogie the night away at the party, featuring bites and beverages from local restaurants and a sweet silent auction. Come dressed in your favorite mod look. Can you dig it?…

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November 2020

Cocktails with Santa – Festival of Trees – Orlando Museum of Art

November 27, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Various prices

Select Fridays | 5:30-7:30 PM Join us for an evening of cocktails and charming charcuteries as we celebrate the season of joy with Santa. Tickets include an exclusive viewing of JEFRE: Points of Connection with the artist himself on site, entrance to Festival of Trees from 5:30-7:30pm, and a cocktail or two with Santa. SPECIAL GUEST: JEFRË for all 3 nights! LIVE ENTERTAINMENT November 13th: Suzuki Music November 20th: Emily Piriz November 27th: The Caroling Company ONLINE TICKETS REQUIRED Advanced ticket purchase is required, as…

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January 2021

A Boundless Drop to a Boundless Ocean

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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A collaboration between the Orlando Museum of Art and the American University in Cairo, A Boundless Drop to a Boundless Ocean, presents artworks by 21 US-based artists of Arab and Iranian heritage. Curated by Dr. Shiva Balaghi, with support from Coralie Claeysen-Gleyzon, the exhibition will be on view in galleries at OMA and AUC’s Tahrir Cultural Center from January 29 through May 2, 2021. The exhibition’s title, taken from Kahlil Gibran’s bestselling book, The Prophet, describes an immigrant’s transformation from…

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February 2021

OMA + BTGM 1st Thursdays: ONIJA

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Black Theatre Girl Magic (BTGM) in partnership with Orlando Museum of Art (OMArt) will be presenting the 1st Thursday Series in February! This gallery event will be available via live-stream on Facebook and YouTube from February 2-February 7, 2021. The exhibit will aim to display portraiture art and poetry that centers around the meaning of "Onija". ONIJA: A Yoruban word meaning 'fighter'. A person possessing great strength. For BTGM, this word closely ties to their mission of eliminating racist and…

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March 2021

The Glamorous Life Runway Show

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$15 – $55

March celebrates women all around the world with their contributions to history, culture, and society. This means their beauty on the inside and out, their ideas and wisdom, their flair for fashion, their love of the arts and culture, and their femininity yet fierceness. Tickets are limited and online reservations required. OMA Members: Use Member ID on membership cards as your promo code for free admission. Member ID can also be found on the receipt of membership purchase. ATTIRE: 80s glam…

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1st Thursdays April: Florida Grown

March 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Outdoor bar serving wine, beer, water, & soda Florida artists who are members of ArtistsRegistry.com submitted works that showcase their favorite subjects in any style or theme. ArtistsRegistry.com is an online community of artists who have found that by joining together they can maximize their public exposure and connect with galleries and collectors. This show seeks to present the best works from local members of this talented group of artists. See full presentation of selected works at: https://omart.me/floridagrown Vote for your favorite artist at: https://omart.me/peopleschoice By…

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Art Night Out: On the Fold with Catherine Cross

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Engage in the fun, meditative act of paper folding as you create your own accordion books during this evening class for adults. Learn different folding techniques as you experiment with an array of colorful, patterned papers. Image: Pouran Jinchi, The book of dandelions, 2020, ink on a handmade notebook, 80 x 4.5 in. Courtesy of the artist and The Third Line © 2020 Pouran Jinchi.

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July 2021

Art Night Out: Fashion Illustration with Jaison Radcliff

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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mmerse yourself in the world of fashion design as you create illustrations fit for the runway! Learn to draw in a style evoking your favorite fashion styles from streetwear to haute couture. We will explore various drawing and sketching techniques to prepare you to create your own unique design. You are encouraged to bring any fashion magazines that inspire you.

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Soirée: A Summer Happening

July 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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$75

Gather your girlfriends and register now for Soirée: A Summer Happening, which will be a night of celebration in July that will help us continue our journey to becoming our best selves. Featuring, in part, fashion, a party-planning panel, pop-up shops, cocktails, and food by Cuisiniers, this event promises to be unlike any women’s event you’ve attended. A ticket to Soirée includes passed hors d’oeuvres, small plate stations, and dessert shots by Cuisiniers, as well as a free drink. A…

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