Participation: Sideshow of the Senses


Participation: Sideshow of the Senses 

Saturday, April 6, 2013
Rain Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013

Voted Best Art Event in the Visual Arts Category
of’s BEST of Orlando 2013!


Art & History Museums – Maitland presents an evening of art and amazements at Participation, Sideshow of the Senses.  The event is held on Saturday, April 6  at the A&H’s Maitland Art Center.

CLICK HERE to purchase Tickets and Tables

A VIP reception begins at 5:00 PM.  VIP ticket holders, which include event sponsors and corporate and friends table purchasers, will sit at select tables and mingle with celebrated local artists as they enjoy fine wines and hors d’oeuvres.  VIP guests are able to choose their artist table hosts.  At 6:00 PM, the main event begins! 

Held under the stars and throughout the A&H’s beautiful Maitland Art Center campus, the stage is perfectly set for this Sideshow of the Senses, an interactive event that showcases local visual artists, fabulous food, and intriguing performances.  The campus comes to life, with every nook filled with art and activity. Guests will explore the grounds as they enjoy a progressive dining experience, featuring cuisine by celebrated local chef Jamie McFadden of Cuisiniers.  Sample an array of fine wines and beers at tasting centers throughout the campus. Art installation dining tables, created by our participating artists, offer guests a unique dining experience. Select artists will create works during the event, as they share their stories and insights. Our silent auction of artworks, donated by popular Central Florida artists, is sure to generate some lively bidding.  Performances by the talented Phatasmagoria entertainers from Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration), under the direction of John DiDonna, will be held throughout the evening.  Guests are sure to be captivated by this troupe of fire-breathers, musicians, acrobats, and performers.  Adding to the excitement are a text message scavenger hunt, creation stations, a surreal photo booth, and more.


All proceeds from Participation, Sideshow of the Senses benefit art and history education at the A&H.

Our Celebrated Line-Up of ARTISTS includes:

 Kathleen Bridges Rocky Bridges Whitney Broadaway  Edson Campos
Octavian Cantilli Nathalie Chikhi Tony Corbitt  Cherie Dacko
Danielle DeGuglimo Marla E Derek Gores Robin Maria Pedrero
Carla Poindexter Robert Poindexter Dawn Rosendahl Dawn Schreiner
Mark Shuttleworth Andrew Spear Anna Tomczak Trent Tomengo
Camilo Velasquez      


Tickets & Tables!

Individual tickets:
$100 for A&H members
$130 for not-yet-members.

 Friends VIP tables: $1000
Corporate Tables: Available in levels ranging from $500 to $5000.

 To purchase tickets, and Friends and Corporate Tables, and to discuss sponsorship opportunities, phone 407-539-2181 x 262.

or CLICK HERE to purchase Tickets and Tables
Click on the Order Tickets button located under “Live Event.”

View Sponsorshop Opportunities HERE 

 Many Thanks to our Generous Sponsors:

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