Posts Tagged ‘maitland historical society’

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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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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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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Exhibition Opening at the Maitland Historical Museum!

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

“History of Fashion: A to Z, is the latest exhibition to open at the Maitland Historical Museum. The exibit is based on a book written by society member Sue Dyer, and will include an alphabet sampling of fashion. The opening reception is tonight! Author Sue Dyer will also speak April 28th at noon at the […]

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