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January 2018

Women of the Research Studio: Past & Present

January 5, 2018 @ 11:00 am - February 18, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 11:00 am - April 22, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - August 26, 2018 @ 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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September 2018

Central Florida Yellow Ribbon Project

September 5, 2018 - November 30, 2018
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 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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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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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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November 2018

Holidays at the Waterhouse

November 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - January 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Waterhouse Residence Museum, 820 Lake Lily Drive
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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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. Special Candlelight Tours will be offered the evening of December 1, 5:00-8:00pm, to coincide with the city of Maitland's tree lighting event. Admission includes entry to the Carpentry Shop Museum.

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January 2019

Maitland and African American Experiences

January 24 @ 11:00 am - May 12 @ 4:00 pm
Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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J. André Smith, Churchgoers, Eatonville, oil on Masonite, ca. 1940, 35 ¼ x 29 ¼, Collection of Art & History Museums–Maitland, CM72.02.09 The Art & History Museums–Maitland opens two exhibitions highlighting resident African American experiences and the intertwined histories of Maitland and Eatonville: Maitland and African American Experiences Then & Now: J. André Smith and Jane Turner at the Maitland Art Center, and Maitland and African American Experiences: Marked, Unmarked, Remembered at the Maitland Historical Museum. J. André Smith and Jane…

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June 2019

Pressed Editions: Experimental Contemporary Prints

June 2 @ 11:00 am - September 15 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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Pressed Editions: Experimental Contemporary Prints presents the technical and material innovations in contemporary printmaking. It showcases works by artists from UCF’s Flying Horse Editions, including Chakaia Booker, Carmon Colangelo, Inka Essenhigh, Luis Gispert, Jason Middlebrook, Toyin Ojih Odutola, and Tanja Softić, as well as Joo Yeon Woo of the University of South Florida. While some artists are influenced by timeless traditional techniques, others are working with cutting edge technologies to expand the boundaries of printmaking.

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Etched in Time

June 2 @ 11:00 am - September 8 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Maitland Historical Museum, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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Left: J. André Smith, Santa Maria Della Salute, etching on paper, ca. 1914 | Right: etching plate used to make the print. Explore the history of nineteenth and twentieth century etchings used in print as a way to share images long before the age of Instagram. The exhibition features J. Andre Smith's printing press used to create prints from etched metal plates, which include images of Smith's experiences in WWI and several trips throughout Europe. The exhibit also contains several…

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