Orlando Art Galleries
(Orlando, Florida - FL, USA)
While Orlando is not famous for being Florida's cultural epicenter, with a little investigation, discerning visitors to the area can find places to indulge their passion for art. Tourists should always bear in mind that most art galleries in Orlando are not publicized with the same enthusiasm as the city's more famous Disney attractions.
However, dig a little and you'll find that this city has some great centers for traditional and contemporary works of both American and international origin. Especially impressive is the Orlando Museum of Art, which stands on North Mills Avenue and is close to both the Goldman Theater and the Repertory Theater.
Orlando Museum of Art
Address: 2416 North Mills Avenue, Orlando, 32803, Florida FL, USA.
Tel: +1 407 896 4231
Featuring a range of displays including American art from the 19th century to the present, as well as African art and art of the ancient Americas, this is Orlando's primary center for art displays and exhibits. Famous international works at the Orlando Museum of Art are frequently loaned for temporary exhibitions, keeping the museum fresh and abreast of the international art scene. The Orlando Museum of Art is the city's main center for both traditional and contemporary art display and features American art from the 19th century to the present, as well as African art and art of the ancient Americas. Temporary exhibitions of outstanding works from external sources are also common.
Open hours: Tuesday to Friday - 10:00 to 16:00, Saturday and Sunday - noon to 16:00
Admission: charge, discounts for children, seniors, students and groups
Fredlund Wildlife Gallery
Address: 1219 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, 32804, Florida FL, USA
Tel: +1 407 898 4544
The Fredlund Wildlife Gallery can be found in downtown Orlando, next to Gaston Edwards Park and Lake Ivanhoe, and contains a host of natural art, with a strong wildlife theme. Featuring many paintings for sale, including works of art by highly regarded artists from around the area, the Fredlund also contains a number of large animal sculptures.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 10:00 to 18:00
Foreign Accents Gallery
Address: 2301 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, 32806, Florida FL, USA
Tel: +1 407 648 4615
The Foreign Accents Gallery is situated in the city center, near to Christ Church and East Grant Street, and is home to an interesting mixture of fine art and stylish furniture. Visitors will find many paintings and sculptures for sale, imported from around the world.
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 09:30 to 17:30, Saturday - 10:00 to 16:00
Thomas Kinkade Signature Gallery
Address: 8001 South Orange Blossom Trail, Suite 362, Orlando, 32809, Florida FL, USA
Tel: +1 407 851 6090
Located in downtown Orlando and within the Florida Mall, the Thomas Kinkade Signature Gallery is a popular commercial art gallery, with many limited edition prints and original paintings available at affordable prices.
Open hours: daily - 11:00 to 23:00
Address: 12387 State Road 535, Crossroads Shopping Plaza, Lake Buena Vista, 32835, Florida FL, USA
Tel: +1 407 827 1110
The Wyland Galleries, within Walt Disney World district, specializes in paintings of sea life, including many impressive art works. Other attractions include a number of sculptures, postcards, posters and inexpensive gifts and souvenirs.
Open hours: daily - 10:00 to 22:00
Address: 900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, 32803, Florida FL, USA
Tel: +1 407 246 4278
The Mennello Museum of American Folk Art is a center dedicated to the art collection of the late Earl Cunningham. While these works make up the majority of the pieces on display, this venue also seeks to promote the works of other outstanding traditional and contemporary American folk artists.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 10:30 to 16:30, Sunday - noon to 16:30
Admission: charge, discounts for children