| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:58 PM
When Gov. Rick Scott signed the state budget today, he made a lot of Central Florida arts groups happy. More than $5 million will benefit arts and cultural programs in Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola and Volusia counties under the 2014-15 budget.
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:34 PM
WHAT: This is the last week to check out "1.5 x 3.5," an animated work by Joelle Dietrick and Owen Mundy, produced for the Orlando Museum of Art's New Work Gallery. The title, "1.5 x 3.5," is the actual measurement of a common 2-by-4 board. Ubiquitous...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:49 PM
More than 90 theatrical shows on stages throughout Loch Haven Park and beyond? Yes, it’s time for the 23rd annual Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival.
Popularly known as just “the Fringe,” this year’s extravaganza of...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Orlando Fringe Festival leaders think the way to theatergoers' hearts is through their stomachs.
When the oldest Fringe festival in the United States opens Wednesday, it will offer an increasingly upscale menu. On weekend evenings, the hungry will be...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Matthew Cornell, the only artist to take the top the prize at the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival three times, will discuss his work in a free program this weekend at Orlando Museum of Art.
Cornell works in oils, and the current exhibition at...
| Jun 8, 2013
United Arts of Central Florida is touting the successes achieved so far with its new Power2Give online fundraising program. Power2Give.org allows arts, science and history groups to request donations for specific projects; fans can browse the projects and...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:09 PM
The 17 organizations designated as cultural partners on the pledge form for United Arts' Campaign for the Arts mostly beat their goals in the annual spring fund drive. These partner organizations determine their individual goals and then report them to...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Arts groups across Central Florida are scrambling to plug budget gaps after United Arts pushed back an annual funding allocation from July to January.
Three of Orlando's best-known organizations — Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando Philharmonic...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:56 PM
It started as a fleeting thought brought on by cooler temperatures and sunny skies.
"It's interesting how all these museums are so close together," I muse aloud, flipping through a Calendar section.
My editor's head swivels toward me. Her eyes light...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:45 PM
United Arts of Central Florida will give representatives of local arts groups a chance to ask questions about changes in their funding at a meeting on Tuesday.
Arts leaders have expressed concerns since United Arts decided to implement a payment...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:54 PM
United Arts of Central Florida is more than halfway to its $1.57 million collaborative fundraising campaign goal, the organization will announce today.
"Thanks to the generosity of so many, we're more than three weeks ahead of schedule," said Scott...