The Maitland Art Festival is an amazing opportunity for seniors to explore Central Florida's rich culture and history. This free event, organized annually by the Rotary Club of Winter Park, will take place from April 14 to 23, mainly on the grounds of the Enzian, a single-screen art cinema located in a three-acre Maitland enclave. With nearly 20,000 residents today, Maitland is known for its beautiful lakes, strong schools and the artist colony that architect and painter Jules André Smith established there in 1937. The festival will include a children's area with games, knotted dyed t-shirts, DIY art with the help of the staff of the Crealdé School of Art, a “quick drawing” art competition organized by the Albin Polasek Museum, sculpture gardens, live music, yoga for children and adults (bring a mat) and education on composting and recycling. Founded in 1961, the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens houses a fine art collection that focuses mainly on representative American sculpture, with more than 200 works by the American sculptor of Czech origin, Albin Polasek.
After years of making music, the founders of Central Florida Community Arts, Joshua Vickery and Jonathan Cole, realized that Central Florida doesn't offer many cultural platforms for ALL musicians to use their talents. Located like a gem on the Rollins College campus overlooking beautiful Lake Virginia, the Rollins Museum of Art offers visitors a sophisticated and intimate visual experience at one of the most innovative university art museums in the country. With more than 19,000 square feet of gallery and public space, the Morse houses the world's most important collection of Louis Comfort Tiffany creations. The Maitland Art Center was founded as an art colony in 1937 by the visionary artist and architect J.
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art presents three series of films each year on topics related to the museum's collection and art in general. On Saturdays and Sundays, at the nearby Alfond Inn, where a selection of more than 400 works from the museum's Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art is exhibited. Seniors can take advantage of special discounts offered at all participating venues during this 10-day event. These discounts can be used to purchase tickets or merchandise as well as to enjoy free admission to certain events such as lectures or workshops.
Additionally, seniors can enjoy discounts on food and drinks at participating restaurants and bars. The Maitland Art Festival is an incredible opportunity for seniors to experience Central Florida's vibrant culture and history. With special discounts available at all participating venues, seniors can explore all that this amazing festival has to offer without breaking their budget. So don't miss out on this unique opportunity to experience all that Maitland has to offer!.