The Artsy Side of Orlando
With some of the best and most creative theme parks in the world, it only follows suit that Orlando would have a dynamic arts community. A sanctuary for performers and artists, Orlando boasts innovation and imagination, providing both conventional and contemporary entertainment options for guests. From acclaimed art museums to a state-of-the-art science center, there is something for everyone in Orlando.
The Mennello Museum of American Art
Established in 1998, The Mennello Museum of American Art, located in Loch Haven Cultural Park on beautiful Lake Formosa, is a gem of an art museum. Owned and operated by the city of Orlando, the museum showcases American art spanning all genres and time periods, presenting 10-12 on site exhibitions each year.
With a prized, permanent collection on loan from a local philanthropist, the museum features rotating, exhibits from esteemed organizations like the Smithsonian, an intimate space that encourages reflection, and an opportunity to explore the beautiful grounds.
Explore local and American art at:
900 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32803
The largest collective of art galleries in downtown Orlando, CityArts Factory showcases a mix of both local and international pieces which are rotated on a monthly basis. A non-profit organization managed by the Downtown Arts District, CityArts Factory is home to six independent galleries and has become a cultural destination where both performing and visual arts co-exist.
Have fun at:
29 S Orange Ave