| May 30, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Area schools will be out for the summer this week. Keeping the kids occupied 24-7 for two months can be at best daunting and at worst insanity-inducing. If summer camp is out of the question, here are some options.
•Keep an "art box" with scissors,...
| May 23, 2013
| 8:10 AM
As I promised last week, here's some information about summer camps. There are hundreds of arts-related programs and some probably are near where you live or work. Check with your local parks and recreation departments, religious institutions, and art...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Schools are closing for the holiday break, offering a great opportunity to introduce kids to art.
Many of Central Florida's museums and arts centers will be open during the holidays. Some admissions are free, and others are inexpensive — almost...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:50 AM
In spite of some of the toughest fundraising years on record, our local arts institutions have managed to give us some great exhibits and activities for adults and families. You only have a few more days to increase their 2012 annual funding reports,...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:10 AM
The holidays are just around the corner and you haven't found that one-of-a-kind gift for those special people in your life or taken the kids to an event with Santa. Not to worry. Art can fix almost anything, and I have some remedies for you....
| May 16, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The Mennello Museum of American Art (900 E. Princeton St., 407-246-4278) is opening three exhibitions Friday, May 17: "Southern Folk Art," with works selected from the permanent collection by Mennello's director Frank Holt; "Never No More: Storter's...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Artists participating in this year's Orlando Fringe Festival will give a sneak peek of what's in store this Thursday at the Orlando Museum of Art.
It's the museum's monthly 1st Thursday social event, and it should be a stylish time — the theme...
| May 4, 2013
| 9:02 PM
United Arts of Central Florida's annual public-fundraising campaign had its strongest result in five years, officials said, beating its 2013 goal by almost $390,000.
Individuals donated $1.96 million to the three-month fund drive that supports more than...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Bonefish Grill president John Cooper has been awarded The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association's 2011 Restaurateur Hall of Fame Award. The Hall of Fame award is recognized as the association's most prestigious annual award and the criteria for...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says banks feel the same things as people. Don't know about that, but this weekend at least, Bank of America is offering an admission break to museums for its card holders as part of its “Museums on Us...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Local stars including Chris Kirkpatrick from *NSYNC and former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings will take part in a trivia competition to raise money for A Gift for Teaching next week. The charity, which provides teaching supplies (and necessities like ...