| Aug 8, 2012
| 10:07 AM
To stand in the main gallery at Orlando Museum of Art is to be surrounded by greatness.
Playwright Edward Albee, of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" fame, looks out from one wall; artist Robert Rauschenberg from another. There's "Tales of the South...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:06 PM
Can Mad Cow Theatre jolt new life into Church Street?
Faced with uncertainty over an Orlando Magic team without superstar Dwight Howard and the heady days of the Amway Center's opening just a memory, city officials and nearby restaurateurs hope so....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 3:12 PM
After 42 years with the Orlando Museum of Art, executive director Marena Grant Morrisey will retire at year's end. She has been executive director of the Loch Haven Park institution since 1977.
"She brought it from a community level to a major-class...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:54 PM
It's entirely possible that one of the august and influential guest curators for "Public Property," the summer exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum, was none other than your plumber. Ditto for your postal carrier and your daughter's softball...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Arts groups across Central Florida are scrambling to plug budget gaps after United Arts pushed back an annual funding allocation from July to January.
Three of Orlando's best-known organizations — Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando Philharmonic...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:56 PM
It started as a fleeting thought brought on by cooler temperatures and sunny skies.
"It's interesting how all these museums are so close together," I muse aloud, flipping through a Calendar section.
My editor's head swivels toward me. Her eyes light...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:45 PM
United Arts of Central Florida will give representatives of local arts groups a chance to ask questions about changes in their funding at a meeting on Tuesday.
Arts leaders have expressed concerns since United Arts decided to implement a payment...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:54 PM
United Arts of Central Florida is more than halfway to its $1.57 million collaborative fundraising campaign goal, the organization will announce today.
"Thanks to the generosity of so many, we're more than three weeks ahead of schedule," said Scott...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:13 PM
United Arts leaders have adopted a suggestion by arts-group executives to ease the financial stress caused by a six-month delay in grant funding.
In mid-November, United Arts told groups such as Orlando Museum of Art and Orlando Shakespeare Theatre that...
| Apr 28, 2011
Central Florida native Davis Gaines, who has donned the mask of the Phantom of the Opera more than 2,000 times, is looking forward to a high-school homecoming — of sorts. Gaines graduated from Edgewater High School in 1972 and will return this...
| Apr 27, 2011
Want to create something memorable for Mother's Day or Father's Day? The Orlando Museum of Art can help. On Saturday, May 7, at 1:30 p.m, the Orlando Museum of Art hosts “Daddy-O,” an event in which dads and kids can create a masterpiece to...