The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art – Ocean Florida Originally uploaded by Ocean Florida The massive cross-shaped “electrolier” in Tiffany’s chapel is one of its most powerful elements. Weighing approximately 1,000 pounds and measuring 10 feet in height, this lighting fixture is comprised of cast metal and green turtleback glass. This reconstructed chapel [...]
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New art exhibit at the Maitland Art Center!
Fun holiday times at the Waterhouse residence Museum!
Art of the Seminole exhibit opens!
Great historic lecture and documentary about Goldsboro, Fl.
The Art of Ganesh is the latest exhibit at this wonderful museum. The exhibit runs through 2/22/09. The Maitland Art Center facility is on the National Historic Register and is an easy walk or drive from Thurston House.
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art announced plans to build a 10,000 square-foot addition! The new space would house most of its holdings of objects and architectural elements from Laurelton Hall, Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Long Island, N.Y., country estate. It would also include additional office space and triple the size of the outside [...]
A new exhibit opened 5/9 at the well known Maitland Art Center. It is a new collection of works by Rod Reeves featuring drawings of historic Winter Garden. The art center is a short and very pleasant stroll from Thurston House! Mark your calendars because coming August 1st is a short run exhibit that will [...]
Do you know any veterans? Honor them by telling their war story to us all. The Library of Congress has begun this fascinating project, a way to protect war stories for all generations to come. They are looking for personal stories, memories, photos and letters. I recently finished putting together my Dad’s WWII story and [...]
Designed as an artists research colony, Andre Smith built the Maitland Art Center in 1937. On the National Register of Historic Places, the city owned center offers gallery exhibitions, art classes, lectures, a museum store and wedding & function sites. This beautiful property is surrounded with old trees, plantings, fountains and quiet open spaces. A [...]