| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The imagery shocks: a noose dangling between photos of two hanged men, drawings of children labeled "Alligator Bait," a gun-range target shaped like a human.
The examples of bigotry and cruelty are on display at the Holocaust Center in Maitland. But the...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE – It was the biggest binge on hometown projects since the pre-Great Recession days.
The Florida Legislature used its best financial outlook in nearly a decade this spring to sprinkle in more taxpayer-funded hometown projects –...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Activities for People with Alzheimer's Disease
When organizing an activity for a family member who has Alzheimer’s, always plan ahead of time. A well-thought out activity makes for a productive aftermath for both patient and caregiver. Even if...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Even as Orlando Museum of Art celebrates its 90th anniversary with an exhibition of centuries-old paintings, director Glen Gentele has an eye on the future.
"I want this museum to be resonant in the community, in the state, in the Southeast region,"...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Full disclosure: When it comes to art, I may not be the most trenchant critic. Put me in front of a Vermeer or a Warhol and I can thoughtfully nod my head with the best of them. I can even appreciate the detail and the work that went into a painting. What...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The European paintings adorning the walls of Orlando Museum of Art have been a long time coming.
A really long time.
"I don't think anyone remembers the last European show," says Jan Clanton, associate curator of adult programs.
To be fair, the...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Eight months after mold forced the Orlando Ballet from its longtime home, the dance company could be moving to new headquarters in a prime location, Orlando's Loch Haven Park.
Leaders of the city and the ballet have struck a deal that will let the dance...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:18 AM
When she learned that the theme was “Inside Out,” Bobbi Mastrangelo immediately thought of one thing: a manhole cover.
“I was really interested in ‘Inside Out,’ the theme of it,” she said. “I had just done a big...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Orlando Museum of Art will officially open Miriam's Garden, a memorial to volunteer Miriam Staples Kersey, on Wednesday. Friends, museum supporters and government officials planned to dedicate the green space at the entry of the Loch Haven Park museum...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:00 PM
WHAT: Isabel Manalo's exhibition at the Orlando Museum of Art, "Stitching the Seam," is in its final days. Her work of hand-sewn stitching combines language and images. A Filipino-American multimedia artist, Manalo uses the pre-colonial alphabet of the...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Here's a new way to help the Central Florida arts community — help yourself when buying tickets to Orlando's touring Broadway shows.
United Arts of Central Florida, in the midst of its annual Campaign for the Arts fundraiser, this week expanded...