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March 2018

Indigo Waves

March 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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Artists: Tory Tepp, Jill Altamore and Kim Reighter Indigo Waves is an interactive public art project that incorporates the growing of plants into an installation designed for the creation of art. Here we follow a process of art making that begins with seeds, sun and water. Once the plants have matured, they can be harvested and processed to make dyes, inks, pigments and fibers. These materials can then be incorporated into the making of many different types of art. In…

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September 2018

Central Florida Yellow Ribbon Project

September 5 - November 30
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

The first fiber bombing for the project is located in the field next to A&H's main campus In conjunction with the A&H's Soldier's Home and Art of Camouflage exhibitions, Victoria Walsh (aka Macramé Momma) will lead “fiber bombing” community-based art installations, titled Central Florida Yellow Ribbon Project. It aims to usher awareness about homeless veterans and their needs. Installations are planned at Lake Lily, Orange County Regional History Center, UCF, Mills50 and more, with the help of volunteers and fiber…

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Soldier’s Home: Veterans’ Art in Central Florida

September 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - January 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$6

J. A. Smith, Untitled (Peace), 8x8”, 1918 In 1917, upon America's entry into World War I, J. André Smith, founder of the Maitland Art Center (formerly known as the Research Studio), enlisted in the Army Reserve and received officer’s training. He first served with a camouflage unit and then joined as the senior officer and commander in a war art program, consisting of eight professional artists to document the activities of the American Expeditionary Force in France. Smith designed the…

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J. André Smith and the Art of Camouflage

September 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - January 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Maitland Historical Museum, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$6

In 1917, upon America’s entry into World War I, J. André Smith, founder of the Maitland Art Center (formerly known as the Research Studio), enlisted in the Army Reserve and received officer’s training. He first served with a camouflage unit and then joined as the senior officer and commander in a war art program, consisting of eight professional artists to document the activities of the American Expeditionary Force in France. Smith designed the Distinguished Service Cross, and after the war,…

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October 2018

Haunted Waterhouse Evening Tours

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A&H’s Waterhouse Residence Museum, 820 Lake Lily Drive
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$10

Join us as we delve into Victorian-era traditions and folklore surrounding death, at special evening tours of the A&H’s Waterhouse Residence Museum. Home to one of Maitland’s founding families, the Waterhouse Residence has long been considered inhabited, even after becoming a museum. Take a guided tour with our hosts, and learn Victorian and local lore. You’ll see intriguing artifacts such as a wreath artistically made of human hair and a 19th century funerary plaque, as well learning lighthearted superstitions and…

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PARTCIPATION 2018

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
A&H’s Germaine Marvel Building, 210 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$125

Please join us on the beautiful grounds of the Art & History Museums – Maitland for an extravagant celebration of art and history, to raise funds for this National Historic Landmark. PARTICIPATION 2018 will feature an elegant dinner, live entertainment including music by Trecio and painting by PJ Svedja, silent auction, and an opportunity to celebrate with the A&H’s 2018-19 Artists-in-Action. PARTICIPATION 2018 will honor: Mayor Dale McDonald Jacqueline & Daniel Devine The Joe & Sarah Galloway Foundation Attilo &…

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Haunted Tours of Maitland Art Center

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2018 at 6:30pm

Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$15

Join us for a paranormal tour of the A&H’s Maitland Art Center campus. Hear ghost stories and be guided around “one of the most haunted spots in Central Florida” (according to the Orlando Weekly). On this tour, you will hear the history and ghost stories of the facility from its staff and students.  The Maitland Art Center, originally named the Research Studio, was built by artist J. André Smith during the final years of his life, from 1937-1959. The high…

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November 2018

History Talk: Remembering World War I at its Centennial

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
A&H’s Germaine Marvel Building, 210 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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Free

Dr. Barbara Gannon Americans and the Great War: Remembering World War I at its Centennial This year marks the centennial of the last year of the Great War (1914-1918), what Americans call World War I.   This cataclysm extinguished tens of millions of lives, shattered empires, and destroyed the social and cultural order in Europe. The United States entered the war late and did not suffer the same casualties as other combatants; despite the United States’ late entry, the war had…

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2nd Thursday Gallery Tours

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2018

A&H’s Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$6

Join us on 2nd Thursdays of the month for guided lunchtime tours of the Soldier's Home: Veterans' Art in Central Florida exhibition in the Maitland Art Center galleries, usually given by Director of Experiences and curator Dr. Rangsook Yoon. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in our gardens afterward! Cost: regular admission — click here for details FREE to Maitland residents on 2nd Thursdays of every month, and always free for A&H members!

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Curator’s Happy Hour Tour

November 8 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
A&H’s Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$6

Sip on wine or craft beer as Director of Experiences and curator Dr. Rangsook Yoon takes you on a tour of the current exhibition -- Veterans’ Art in Central Florida --  in the Maitland Art Center galleries. Cost: $3 A&H members / $6 general / cash bar

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