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March 2017

Springtime at the Waterhouse

March 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - May 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
231 W. Packwood Avenue

Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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See how the Waterhouse Residence Museum is transformed for Spring and Easter celebrations with flowers, cards, clothing and other historical items. Museum educators take you on a special tour of the house to share traditions of Florida’s Victorian-era families, including Spring cleaning, a typical Easter menu from 1885, tales from the origins of the Easter Bunny and old-fashioned egg dying. Ticket includes admission to the Carpentry Shop Museum Museum Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.; *Closed Major Holidays…

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April 2017

Architect as Artist

April 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am - July 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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By Andre Smith Recognized as an accomplished architect and noted visual artist, André Smith married his talents for the creation of the Research Studio in 1937. Now known as A&H’s Maitland Art Center, his collection of unique architecture, sculptural reliefs and colorful murals earned the campus a National Historic Landmark designation. Today’s architects, not unlike Smith, communicate a wide range of visionary ideas in multiple mediums and forms. Architect as Artist will feature works of art created by architecture professionals,…

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Composing Maitland

April 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - July 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Maitland Historical Museum, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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Maitland is a historic town over 120 years old, that features a variety of architectural styles. Composing Maitland will feature the beautiful architecture created by two of the town's greatest contributors, William H. Waterhouse and Andre Smith. Visitors to the Maitland History Museum will have an opportunity to see the plans behind two of their most well-known buildings the Waterhouse Residence and the Maitland Art Center. This exhibit will unveil the techniques of these creators, and how their original buildings…

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July 2017

Selections from the Permanent Collection

July 14, 2017 @ 11:00 am - September 24, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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Andre Smith, ca. 1940 Since the Maitland Art Center, now Art and History Museums – Maitland, opened to the public, it has maintained a Permanent Collection of artworks ranging from founder André Smith’s works, to selections by modern artists that resided as “Bok Fellows,” and many other contemporary Florida artists. The permanent collection is broad in scope, offering a selection of artworks in various media and proportions. Gallery 1: André “On Verso” An exhibit of paintings by Maitland Research Studio…

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October 2017

Drawing the Unseen: Artists Explore the Subconscious

October 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - December 17, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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And Yet You Cannot Hold Them Down, J. André Smith Visual artists have long sought to make visible that which is unseen, to provide evidence to the wrestlings of their subconscious. Beginning with our earliest ancestors, drawing — the technology of mark making — has been the most immediate method of this expression. This exhibition features the original surrealist watercolors by J. André Smith that became the illustrations in his 1936 book Art of the Subconscious. The adjoining galleries will…

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Haunted Waterhouse

October 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - October 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Waterhouse Residence Museum, 820 Lake Lily Drive
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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See how the Waterhouse Residence Museum is transformed to a Halloween-themed wonderland. Docents will lead visitors of all ages on an immersive tour of this historic home. Many of today’s Halloween traditions were originally developed in the Victorian era as a result of their fascination with death. See intriguing artifacts such as a wreath made of hair and a 19th–century funeral plaque and discover Halloween traditions from lighthearted superstitions to early exploration of science and medicine. Special evening tours on…

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November 2017

Holidays at the Waterhouse

November 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - January 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Waterhouse Residence Museum, 820 Lake Lily Drive
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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November 18, 2017 – January 7, 2018 *Additional hours added to welcome you and your families after Christmas! Also open Thursday & Friday 11:00-4:00, on December 28 & 29!* Step in to Christmas past and explore Christmas traditions of the Victorian era with all of its décor and charm. See how Maitland’s early residents celebrated the holidays as the Waterhouse Residence Museum converted for this annual tradition. Ticket includes admission to the Carpentry Shop Museum Visit the Plan Your Visit…

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January 2018

Women of the Research Studio: Past & Present

January 5 @ 11:00 am - February 18 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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Goddess and Warrior, by Elisabeth Condon The Women of the Research Studio: Past & Present exhibition honors the legacy of female artists visiting the A&H’s Maitland Art Center. This exhibit in the Maitland Art Center galleries features prints and paintings by “Bok Fellows” such as Mina Citron (1896–1991) and Jan Gelb (1906–78), along with new mixed-media artworks by 2017 Artists-in-Residence, Nikki Painter and Elisabeth Condon. Previously known as The Research Studio, A&H’s Maitland Art Center was home to a number…

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March 2018

Art31: Fiber

March 2 @ 11:00 am - April 22 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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Edward Was Too Young to Go to War, by Carrie Sieh For 31 days in March, contemporary artists from across the U.S. will come to the Art & History Museums – Maitland (A&H) to create new works and engage the public in the creative process. In the spirit of experimentation and collaboration in modern art, Art31 is a series of exhibits and happenings that honor A&H’s history as the Research Studio, which welcomed a handful of notable artists from the…

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May 2018

Enchanted Florida: Picturing Contemporary Landscape

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - August 26 @ 4:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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'Banyon as Metaphor: Grounded Paths' by Lilian Garcia-Roig The Enchanted Florida exhibition in A&H's Maitland Art Center presents paintings, photographs, and video art by Florida artists whose works show that they search and long for pristine nature, only to encounter a changing landscape blighted by urban and suburban developments. Featured artists include Lilian Garcia-Roig, Bruce Marsh, Alexander Diaz, and Corey George. They represent Florida’s land- and seascape inspired by their real experiences, as well as through the historical lens of early-twentieth-century renditions of untouched…

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