Archive for the ‘Museum News’ Category

Plan Ahead Holiday Celebration Maitland History

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

The holidays are almost here and there is a great 2014 Holiday Celebration Maitland History to tell you about. The historic Waterhouse Residence Museum, circa 1884, will be dressed for an entirely new Christmas exhibition. Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is the theme, as seen from the view of each Waterhouse family member. Traditions from the […]

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Art & History Together North Orlando

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Yes, Art & History together north Orlando. Three new exhibits just opened at the fabulous Art & History Museums – Maitland.  Just minutes away from our Central Florida Bed & Breakfast Thurston House , you can  hop in your car or take a short stroll over there. Yes, Art & History together here in Central Florida! Exhibit […]

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Andre Smith, Art & Maitland History

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Thurston House is just minutes from a most fascinating complex of buildings and gardens – The Maitland Art Center. “A Day in the Life of the Research Studio” June 8, 2012 – Sept. 19, 2012 André Smith (1880 – 1959) founded the Research Studio (now called the A&H’s Maitland Art Center) in 1937. He first […]

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Art & History – Maitland – Central Florida

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

With a MissionStatement like this – “We engage the public by educating, collecting, preserving, interpreting, exhibiting, and promoting art and history reflective of the American experience inspired by Maitland’s heritage and the legacy of André Smith’s Research Studio. Through our multidisciplinary collections, unique architectural environment, and inspirational programming, we stimulate thought, spark the imagination, enrich […]

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Art & History in Central Florida!

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

The Maitland Art & History Association just launched a brand new website! This new site better reflects their mission to the community of Maitland North Orlando after they merged the Maitland Art Center and the Maitland Historical Society several months ago. Check out their facilities, including several museum buildings, and plan your visit to this wonderful area. […]

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New Tiffany Wing at the Morse Museum!

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

The Morse Museum’s new galleries feature the recently restored Daffodil Terrace and 250 art and architectural objects from Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Long Island estate, Laurelton Hall. This new gallery is huge and features all sorts of information about this estate and how it came to be. There is everything from architectural drawings, to a menu […]

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What’s Happening with Maitland History Exhibits?

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

All the Maitland Historical Museums are open for tours Thursdays-Sundays from Noon-4 p.m. Closed major holidays. Nearby to Thurston House B&B, are the Maitland Historical Museum and Telephone Museum, & The Waterhouse Residence Museum and Carpentry Shop Museum. Exhibiting now at the Maitland Historical Museum in Central Florida – Maitland on the Move The Maitland […]

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Central Florida Watercolor Society in Maitland!

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

The Maitland Art & History Association will open the 2011 visual art season with a new exhibition at the Maitland Art Center. The center is a State of Florida Historic Site and also is on the National Register of Historic Places. This exhibit will showcase members of the Central Florida Watercolor Society, featuring approximately 45 watercolor works of […]

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Tiffany Window – Oyster Bay

Monday, November 1st, 2010

  Friday Nights at the Morse Museum in Winter Park return November 5! During Friday Nights at the Morse, all visitors receive free admission to the galleries from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., November through April. Live music, art demonstrations, and family tours are planned for select dates throughout the season. On November 12, classical […]

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Maitland Central Florida Wedding Location

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

What could be more perfect than the Maitland Art Center for your special day? Just minutes away from the premier bed & breakfast in North Orlando, the Mayan architecture and grounds are stunningly beautiful! The Art Center is highly decorated with murals, bas-reliefs, and carvings done in an Aztec/Mayan motif. This ornamentation is an integral […]

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