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Happy 130th Birthday Maitland!

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Coming up very soon is our city’s fabulous birthday celebration – Happy 130th Birthday Maitland! The City of Maitland was incorporated the same year Thurston House was built – 1885. This celebration is much fun and only a short stroll away from Thurston House. There will be food, music and fabulous fireworks, all held at beautiful […]

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Dali Central Florida – A Maitland Marvel!

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Just a week after the Maitland Art Center proudly accepted its’ National Historic Landmark designation, it opens a long awaited and much anticipated Salvador Dali exhibit! The Spanish surrealist painter has been called one of the biggest artistic names in history, and certainly the most famous to be displayed at the center. The Research Studio […]

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Newest National Historic Landmark Florida

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

The newest National Historic Landmark Florida, and the only one in Orange County, is being dedicated tomorrow! It is such an honor for all of us who live in Maitland. The Maitland Art Center was built by Andre Smith in 1937 to be used as an artists’ colony. The complex of buildings and courtyards, considered […]

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National Historic Landmark Orange County, Florida

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

I am proud to announce that the Maitland Art Center has become the first National Historic Landmark in Orange County and the 44th National Historic Landmark in the state of Florida. Just awarded yesterday, this designation applies to places that “exceptionally illustrate or interpret the heritage of the United States.” The center is one of […]

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Summer Concert Series North Orlando!

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Summer Concert Series North Orlando – The next summer concert at the Art & History’s Maitland Art Center main garden is coming up soon – Friday, June 14  at 7 PM featuring The Dan Jordan Trio. The A&H Associates, volunteer corps of the Art & History Museums – Maitland  (A&H), in partnership with Performing Arts of […]

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Come Be Among the Birds…Central Florida Style

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Maitland is known as the birthplace of the Florida Audubon Society. It is also known for it’s wonderful rehabilitation center, started here in 1979. Since its founding, the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey has treated over 12,000 injured or orphaned birds of prey (raptors), releasing more than 40% of these former patients back into […]

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2012 Florida Film Festival is almost upon us!

Friday, March 30th, 2012

This year’s Florida Film Festival features a record breaking 168 films respresenting 31 countries. Running from April 13-22, films will be shown at the following venues – Enzian Theater, Regal Winter Park Village 20, Winter Garden Theater, and Central Park on Park Avenue.    Every year the Florida Film Festival premieres the best in current […]

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Special Event Venues in Central Florida

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Thurston House Bed & Breakfast in Maitland is a beautiful place, but alas we cannot host special events. That’s OK, because it means that our fabulous setting amid 8 lakefront acres will be a quiet oasis for your getaway.  Just minutes away from us there are five inspirational venues for your celebration or meeting . At […]

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Maitland’s Cultural Corridor

Friday, October 29th, 2010

The City of Maitland in Central Florida is renowned for it’s wonderful neighborhoods, great neighborhood parks and even CULTURE! The Cultural Corridor starts at Lake Lily Park, home to the Waterhouse Residence & Carpentry Shop Museums. Also overlooking Lake Lily Park is the Maitland Civic Center, a location used for antique shows, receptions and all […]

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Maitlands’ 125th Celebration Begins!

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Join us for the Opening of our next exhibition  Friday, July 16th   2010 marks a special year for the City of Maitland, Central Florida, the 125th anniversary of its incorporation and the 40th anniversary for the Maitland Art Center and the Historical Museums to serve the community as public institutions. In the late 1800s Lake […]

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