Posts Tagged ‘maitland art center’

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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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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A Chickering at Maitland B&B!

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

The front parlour of Thurston House, our North Orlando Bed & Breakfast, is home to a beautiful 1858 Chickering Square Grand Piano. The Smithsonian Institution considers this exact model piano to be of such historical significance to include it in the museum’s “Piano 300″ Exhibition now on display in Washington, D. C. The Square Piano was […]

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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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Exquisite Harmony at the Maitland Art Center

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Coming in September – Exquisite Harmony, works in collage by Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson. There is an opening reception Friday, September 10 from 6-8pm, then “Meet the Artist” on September 11th at 1pm. There is even a collage workshop planned for Friday-Sunday, October 22-24, from 10-4pm. Come and learn from the best, the artist herself! […]

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Latest Exhibition at Maitland Art Center!

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Current Exhibitions William Vincent Kirkpatrick: American Impressionist   July 16- September 5, 2010 Florida Impressionist painter William Vincent Kirkpatrick was born in St. Augustine in 1939. The artist studied at the Maitland Art Center (originally called the Research Studio) with Lois Bartlett Tracy, who was a Bok Fellow (resident artist) in 1950, near the end […]

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Maitland Art Center -Open House!

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

The Maitland Art Center holds an open house so you can find out more about the facility and the upcoming Spring classes.

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