| 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...
| 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 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 —...
| 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 1, 2014
| 2:25 PM
WHAT: With ink, oil paint, and watercolor, David Rathman examines the notion of masculinity. Images of rock 'n' roll and the American frontier, sports and cars fill his works, which often capture a single, crucial moment in time.
The Orlando Museum of...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:13 AM
This Saturday is the most wonderful day of the year: The Smithsonian Magazine sponsors the 10th annual “Museum Day Live,” during which admission to many of your favorite museums is free.
All you have to do is get your “ticket”...
| 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...