| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Did you ever wonder if your grandmother really liked that gray rock in a box you bought her when you were a kid? You probably still remember her smile turning into a strangely crooked grin as she opened the box and also found a list of instructions on...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Continuing our holiday theme:
•The 2014 Holiday Extravaganza begins Saturday, 6-9 p.m., at the Gallery on First in historic downtown Sanford. Jeanine Taylor Folk Art is inside the gallery, along with seven resident artist studios. They will present...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:17 PM
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it seems like a good time to give thanks for the many good things going on in the Orlando arts scene. Here are just a few of the things for which I am thankful.
• A change for the better. Orlando Museum...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards.
Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers.
We're proud to announce...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:07 AM
It's the first Friday of November and already holiday shows/sales are starting. Even our museums are holding special events, the biggest of which is the annual Festival of Trees fundraiser at the Orlando Museum of Art. The temporary winter wonderland is...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Those with a credit or debit card from Bank of America or Merrill Lynch can consider it their ticket to four Orlando museums this weekend. As part of their "Museums on Us" program, the financial institutions will offer free admission to select museums for...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Did you know that yoga is a quarterly event at the Orlando Museum of Art?
WUCF-TV's "Artisodes" spotlights the trend that mixes yoga and fine art in an episode at 8 p.m. Thursday.
"Yoga in the Galleries" has been drawing more than 100 persons per...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The Orange County Board of County Commissioners this week accepted the recommendations of the Arts & Cultural Affairs Advisory Board to provide $2,085,400 to a long list of arts organizations.
The money comes from the Tourist Development Tax. About 2...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Orlando is a youngster when compared with cities such as New York, Boston or even Baltimore. They are full of landmarks, old-moneyed philanthropists and highly respected cultural institutions. All of this makes some recent happenings in our area even more...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: FHP trooper's U-turn causes terrible accident; development restarts near Lake Apopka; congratulations for doing the right thing; and more.
1. An 8-year-old girl was truck by a truck Wednesday night...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:02 PM
A former Orlando resident famed for his fashion illustrations has given the 90-year-old Orlando Museum of Art its largest gift ever.
The bequest of nine paintings from J. Hyde Crawford is valued at $8.3 million — dwarfing any previous gift —...