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The Morse Museum of American Art

Comprehensive Collection of the Works by Louis Comfort Tiffany


The Morse Museum of American Art

Works by Louis Comfort Tiffany

Photo © Charles Hosmer Morse Foundation
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
445 North Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789

Take a photo tour of the Morse Museum of American Art.

The Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, FL, contains the most comprehensive collection of the works by Louis Comfort Tiffany including his heralded lamps, signature leaded-glass windows and mosaic masterpiece. Also included is the chapel he designed for the 1893 world's fair in Chicago.

Free Friday Evenings at the Morse Museum of Art
Every Friday Evening, starting at the beginning of November until the end of April, the Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park remains open until 8 p.m. and free to all visitors between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Laurelton Hall
Tiffany's Long Island estate, Laurelton Hall, with almost 100 objects from the Tiffany mansion - including leaded-glass windows, blown glass and pottery and historical photos and architectural plans. The museum also has a distinguished collection of American Art Pottery and a representative collection of late 19th and early 20th-century American painting and decorative art.

Tiffany's Daffodil Terrace
New in February 2011, the expansion features the fully restored Daffodil Terrace from Tiffany's celebrated Long Island home, Laurelton Hall and approximately 250 art and architectural objects from or relate to the long-lost estate. Highlights include prize winning leaded-glass windows and iconic Tiffany lamps as well as art glass and custom furnishings.

Louis Comfort Tiffany's 1893 Chapel for the World's Columbian Exposition.

Free Public Events at the Museum

  • Christmas in the Park
  • Christmas Eve Open House
  • Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival - The Museum is open to the public during the Festival.
  • Easter Weekend Open House - The Museum is open to the public, Friday thru Sunday, Easter Weekend.
  • Independence Day Open House - The Museum is open on Independence Day in conjunction with the City of Winter Park's Old Fashioned July 4th Celebration in Central Park.
The Morse's Park Avenue galleries opened on July 4, 1995. They were developed from former bank and office buildings. The redesign linked two buildings with a tower in a simple modified Mediterranean style meant to blend with the surrounding cityscape. Today, after an additional expansion to install the Tiffany Chapel from the 1893 Chicago world's fair, the Museum has more than 11,000 square feet of exhibition space - nearly three times the gallery space in its former location on Welbourne Avenue.

Jeannette Genius McKean founded the Museum formerly known as the Morse Gallery of Art on the Rollins College campus in 1942. The Museum was relocated to Welbourne Avenue in 1977, and its name was changed to The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

Since its opening 10 years ago on Park Avenue, the Museum has worked to strengthen both the aesthetic and scholarly quality of the exhibitions it mounts from the collection that the McKeans assembled over a 50-year period.

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