Winter Park Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden

Closed: July to August.

Facilities: Architecture (home & studio of sculptor Albin Polasek); Galleries (2): Sculpture Garden (3 acres).

Activities: Permanent Exhibits.

Located in the home and studio of the Czech-American sculptor Albin Polasek (1879-1965), the gardens and galleries contain many of the sculptors works. Antiquities from his collection are on display in the salon of his home. An intimate chapel on the grounds is also open for viewing.

Albin Polasek. The Pilgrim at the date. Albtn Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden. Photograph courtesy of Albin Polasek Museum and bculpture Garden,

Winter Park. Florida.

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art

Facilities: Galleries; Shop,

Activities: Guided Tours (available during public hours; groups by reservation); Lectures.

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art houses the worlds most comprehensive collection of the works of Louis Comfort Tiffany, a major collection of American art pottery and representative collections of late 19th- and early 20th-century American painting, graphics and the decorative arts.

Winter Park Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden Photo Gallery




Crealde School of Art – Galleries

Crealde School of Art mounts temporary exhibitions in two galleries. The Alice & William Jenkins Gallery presents exhibitions of work by nationally and internationally recognized artists in painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, and sculpture. The Crealde Community Gallery offers exhibits of student work and special exhibitions from Crealdes outreach programming. In addition, its outdoor sculpture garden features over twenty works by prominent Central Florida three-dimensional artists.

Exterior view of Crealde School of Art. Photograph courtesy of Crealde School of Art, Winter Park. Florida.

Rollins College – Cornell Fine Arts Museum

Facilities: Galleries.

Activities: Concert Series: Film Series (Sunday): Gallery Talks; Guided Tours (groups. Mon-Fri, schedule m advance): Lecture Series: Lectures:

Permanent Exhibitions: Temporary Exhibitions; Traveling Exhibitions.

Publications: collection handblog; exhibition catalogues; posters; postcards.

Located at the end of Holt Avenue on the Winter Park campus of Rollins College, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum boasts the oldest and one of the most distinguished permanent collections in Florida. Nationally known for exhibitions of contemporary and historical art (Gregory Gillespie. Cosimo Rosselli, Winslow Homer, The Ash Can School, etc.). the Cornell Museums also shows Florida artists annually and presents a Senior Art Show every May.

Its permanent collection of 6.000 objects contains part of the Kress Collection of Renaissance paintings and widely-recognized paintings from the Hudson River School. It also has an extensive collection of early 20th-century English art from the Bioomsbury Circle.

ADA Compliant: Sir Thomas Lawrence, Portrait of Harriet Gordon, ca. 1820. oil on canvas. Gift of Myers family in memory of John C. Myers. Sr, Cornell Fine Arts Museum Photograph courtesy of Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park. Florida.

The number in parentheses following the city name indicates the number of museums/galleries in that municipality. If there is no number, one is understood. For example, in the text eleven listings would be found under Atlanta and one listing under Marietta.

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