Mu­se­ums/Gal­leries

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ALBIN POLASEK MU­SEUM AND SCULP­TURE GAR  DENS‒ Listed on the Na­tional Reg­is­ter for His­toric Places and a mem­ber of the Na­tional Trust’s his­toric Artists’ Homes and Stu­dios, the mu­seum ex­hibits a per­ma­nent col­lec­tion plus 3 acres of lake­front sculp­ture gar­dens. Tu-Sa 10 am- 4 pm, Su 1- 4 pm. www.polasek.org. 633 Osce­ola Ave., Win­ter Park, 407.647.6294. CITYARTS FAC­TORY‒ Lo­cated in the Down­town Arts Dis­trict, CityArts Fac­tory is the area’s largest col­lec­tive of art gal­leries, show­cas­ing lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional works of art, ro­tated monthly. Free ad­mis­sion Tu-Sa. Be sure to check out Third Thurs­days. www.cit­yarts­fac­tory.com. 29 S. Or­ange Ave., 407.648.7060. COR­NELL FINE ARTS MU­SEUM AT ROLLINS COL LEGE ‒ Fea­tur­ing a pres­ti­gious col­lec­tion of Euro­pean and Amer­i­can paint­ings, sculp­ture and dec­o­ra­tive arts, along­side stu­dent and vis­it­ing artist ex­hi­bi­tions on the beau­ti­ful lake­front cam­pus of Rollins Col­lege. Free ad­mis­sion. www.rollins.edu/ cfam. 1000 Holt Ave., Win­ter Park, 407.646.2526. MAIT­LAND ART CEN­TER‒ Gor­geous stone build­ings with wrought-iron gates and an ad­ja­cent gar­den show­case chang­ing ex­hibits. Built in 1937 as a quiet colony for artists to ex­er­cise cre­ativ­ity and col­lab­o­ra­tion, the Mait­land Art Cen­ter is one of the Southeast’s only re­main­ing ex­am­ples of fan­tasy ar­chi­tec­ture and has re­cently been added to the list of Na­tional His­toric Land­marks. www. mait­landart­cen­ter.org. 231 W. Pack­wood Ave., Mait­land, 407.539.2181. MENNELLO MU­SEUM OF AMER­I­CAN ART‒ This beau­ti­ful lake­front fa­cil­ity is home to sculp­ture gar­dens and a per­ma­nent col­lec­tion of paint­ings by Amer­i­can Prim­i­tive artist Earl Cun­ning­ham, along with other tra­di­tional and con­tem­po­rary artists. Closed M. www.men­nel­lomu­seum.org. 900 E. Prince­ton St., Loch Haven Cul­tural Park, 407.246.4278. OR­ANGE COUNTY RE­GIONAL HIS­TORY CEN­TER‒ Cen­tral Flor­ida’s sto­ry­teller since 1942. Jour­ney through the re­gion’s fas­ci­nat­ing tran­si­tion from In­dian set­tle­ment to small citrus and cat­tle town to to­day’s world­wide des­ti­na­tion. www.the­his­to­rycen­ter.org. 65 E. Cen­tral Blvd., 407.836.8500. OR­LANDO MU­SEUM OF ART‒ With per­ma­nent col­lec­tions of Amer­i­can art, African art and works of the an­cient Amer­i­cas, the mu­seum also hosts prom­i­nent trav­el­ing ex­hi­bi­tions. www.omart. org. Loch Haven Cul­tural Park, 2416 N. Mills Ave., 407.896.4231. WIN­TER PARK HIS­TOR­I­CAL MU­SEUM ‒ If you’re fas­ci­nated by the charm­ing en­clave of Win­ter Park, visit this mu­seum where chang­ing ex­hibits fea­ture pho­to­graphs, ar­ti­facts and ob­jects that ex­plore the city’s his­tory. Free. Open Tu-F from 10 am to 4 pm. www.wphis­tory.org. 200 W. New Eng­land Ave., Win­ter Park, 407.647.2330. ZORA NEALE HURSTON NA­TIONAL MU­SEUM OF FINE ARTS ‒ Delve into African-Amer­i­can her­itage through works of art named for one of the pre-em­i­nent writ­ers of 20th-cen­tury lit­er­a­ture. Call for hours. Closed Su. www.zo­raneale­hurston­mu­seum.com. 227 E. Kennedy Blvd., Ea­tonville, 407.647.3307.

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