| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:41 PM
WHAT: The artists of McRae Art Studios will hold their Holiday Open House this weekend.
The festive event allows members of the public to visit the 21 studios at McRae, Central Florida's largest artist collective, talk to artists and purchase original...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Orlando Museum of Art this week has been installing a sculpture so big motorists will see it from Mills Avenue.
"Quark," which stands 70 feet tall, was erected in Orlando's Loch Haven Park outside the museum. The 41,539-pound work is 36 feet long and...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The new year brings with it much anticipation as big events crowd the Central Florida arts scene.
The biggest news will be the opening of the long-awaited downtown Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in late fall.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:35 PM
The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park has hired three new staff members in preparation for the upcoming season. The society, which presents visiting classical-music artists and stages its own concerts, has undergone a bit of restructuring as it looks...
| Jul 18, 2013
"So much for hanging out at the pool!"
The rain gave no sign of letting up. Even worse, we'd chosen the Hyatt Grand Cypress in Orlando (http://grandcypress.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html) because it's got a new water play area — big new waterslide...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Members of the Florida Artists Registry will exhibit their work at the August 1st Thursday at the Orlando Museum of Art. The 1st Thursday events allow socializing with food, drink and live entertainment — while admiring art.
Among this month's...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:50 AM
A gilded 19th-century Japanese soup tureen.
A miniature French cabinet handsomely crafted of various woods.
A dramatic boat-shaped basket incorporating copper and bamboo root.
These are just a few of the decorative and historical items that grace...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Six of Central Florida's best-known divas are banding together this weekend in a cabaret to raise money for the Steinway Society of Central Florida.
"Divas in Concert" will benefit the society, which provides pianos and music education, such as piano...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Some of the biggest names in European painting — Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Dyck — will be the stars of the 2013-14 season at Orlando Museum of Art. The museum, which will celebrate its 90th anniversary in 2014, also plans to introduce a new...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:16 PM
WHAT: The September 1st Thursday theme at Orlando Museum of Art is "Eclectic Knights," a salute to the University of Central Florida.
But before the merriment of the monthly social gathering begins, visitors can learn about something serious: violence...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:46 PM
A new museum is coming to Orlando this year — one without walls.
The outdoor Urban Art Museum would scatter original, museum-quality art throughout the artsy Mills 50 neighborhood, east of downtown Orlando. In the beginning works would be...