The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art is home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany’s (1848–1933) works, including pottery, architectural objects, paintings, jewelry, leaded-glass windows and lamps, and even his chapel interior from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. The Morse Museum also houses late 19th- and early 20th-century American artworks and occasionally hosts visiting exhibitions.
Located in the Howard Phillips’ house in the Loch Haven Park is the Mennello Museum of American Art, an art gallery and museum that celebrates traditional and contemporary American artists. The Mennello Museum offers permanent displays of paintings and sculptures, including a collection of paintings by Earl Cunningham (1893-1977), as well as special exhibitions and programs.
Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 E Princeton St, Orlando, FL, USA +1 (407) 246-4278
One of the art galleries you just have to visit while you’re in Orlando is the Anita S. Wooten Gallery at Velencia College, which offers an ever-changing collection of works from regional artists. It’s an active teaching gallery that showcases diverse displays of visual art to students and the public for free.
You have to visit the city’s namesake art museum while you’re in Orlando to take in the gallery’s beautiful building and the surrounding grounds of Loch Haven Park, if nothing else. Founded in 1924, the Orlando Museum of Art is committed to promoting progressive and compelling artists who work in various media and styles by providing dozens of on- and off-site exhibitions, as well as art education and enrichment programs, lectures, and classes, each year.
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL, USA +1 407-896-4231
The Terrace Gallery in Orlando City Hall houses permanent and rotating exhibitions from local, national, and interanationals artists all year long. It’s free and open to the public seven days a week, making it a gallery you have to visit while you’re in Orlando.
The Gallery at Mills Park regularly updates its exhibitions with new work from dozens of artists. Open Monday through Saturday, admission to The Gallery at Mills Park is free, so be sure to check it during your time in “The City Beautiful.”
The Gallery at Mills Park, 1650 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL, USA +1 407-234-7033
Located in the heart of downtown Orlando is the Redefine Gallery, an artistic space that has been celebrating contemporary, mixed-media, and street art since 2008. Redefine Gallery features new exhibits from regional and national every third Thursday of the month
Redefine Gallery, 29 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL, USA +1 407-648-7060
Located in the Ivanhoe Village neighborhood of Orlando, Florida is Loud Gallery, an “art bar” and venue space that features rotating exhibitions of work by regional contemporary artists. Loud Gallery is a trendy, unique space that’s open late (until 2 a.m. on the weekends) and typically hosts at least one major event each month. It’s definately an art gallery you have to visit while in Orlando.
Loud Gallery, 1907 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL, USA +1 407-985-3191