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Orlando Museum of Art

Orlando Museum of Art

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Orlando Museum of Art
Orlando Loch Haven Park
2416 N. Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803
407-896-4231

Location – The OMA is located in picturesque Orlando Loch Haven Park at 2416 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, FL. From I-4 take the Princeton Street exit #85.

1st Thursdays Schedule of Events
Celebrate the first Thursday of every month with themed art, friends, food and music. 1st Thursdays is an after-work art party organized and managed by the Associates, an OMA volunteer support group committed to encourage the appreciation of the visual arts and to expand the membership of the Museum.

MORE EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM:

SPECIAL EXHIBITS:
  • Jerry Pinkney: Aesop's Fables and Other Tales
    Through November 1, 2009
    Jerry Pinkney: Aesop's Fables and Other Tails features more than 65 original watercolor illustrations by award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney. The exhibition focuses on Pinkney's delightful portrayals of animals from such well-known Aesop's fables as "The Tortoise and the Hare," "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Goose and the Golden Egg."
  • Global Lens 2009
    July 10 - November 1, 2009
    Now in its sixth year, Global Lens 2009 offers a unique window into the diverse world in which we live. After premiering at the MOMA in January, these critically acclaimed cinematic works can now be viewed at the OMA. Accomplished, entertaining, and thought-provoking, this film series is a dynamic collection of ten award-winning feature films from Argentina, Brazil, China, Ecuador, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Morocco and Mozambique.
PERMANENT EXHIBITS:

American Portraits and Landscapes
Spanning three centuries, these paintings reflect the many forces that have shaped American art from the Colonial period to the early 20th century, including Neoclassicism, Impressionism and Modernism. Among the artists represented in this exhibition are Benjamin West, Thomas Moran, Rembrandt Peale, John Henry Twachtman and Carl Wuermer.

19th- and Early 20th-Century American Art
This exhibition features paintings by George Inness, John Singer Sargent, Georgia O'Keeffe, William Harnett, Alfred Bricher, William Merritt Chase and Frank Weston Benson, among others. Also featured is the recent acquisition The Sun Vow, 1901, a sculpture by Hermon A. MacNeil. This exhibition also highlights the acquisitions made possible by the Friends of American Art, which supports the acquisition of traditional American art for the OMA.

Contemporary American Art
This exhibition showcases a variety of paintings, prints, sculpture, photography and mixed-media work by artists such as Jennifer Bartlett, Frank Moore, Clyde Butcher, Lesley Dill, John Chamberlain and Miriam Schapiro. This exhibition also highlights the acquisitions made possible by the Acquisition Trust, which supports the acquisition of contemporary art for the OMA.

Aztec to Zapotec: Selections from the Ancient Americas Collection
Featuring more than 150 works, including 25 pieces that have never been exhibited before, made prior to the arrival of Christopher Columbus and the Europeans during the late 15th and early 16th centuries. Representing a time period of more than 3,000 years, the exhibition drawn from the OMA's Art of the Ancient Americas Collection gives a rare glimpse into the life and culture of numerous civilizations from the North, Central and South American regions including the Aztec, Maya, Moche, Nazca, Inca and Zapotec, with significant ancient works of gold, silver, jade, ceramic, shell and wood.

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