Fall Arts Guide 2019

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It’s here, it’s fabulous, and it’s just in time for fall! Here is your guide to all of the great things to do during autumn in Central Florida and Tampa Bay.
Cover Art and interior illustrations provided by: Gianna Pergamo / Pergamo Paper Goods – https://pergamopapergoods.com.

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Watermark Giveaway: Two tickets for ‘KINK: An Art Affair’ at Metro Inclusive Health

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Tampa Bay will get a big dose of sexy Aug. 17 as “KINK: An Art Affair” makes its debut at Metro Inclusive Health in St. Petersburg Aug. 17 from 8 p.m.-midnight.

Metro say that “KINK” is erotic by nature and provocative by experience. The art auction featuring fabulous entertainment will serve as a platform to educate on safe and informed sex through knowledge and sexual empowerment, and Watermark wants to send you and a guest to enjoy the experience for free.

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Diversity Mural of mosaic hearts dedicated in Orlando

By : Christen Kelley
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ORLANDO | The Diversity Mural, a rainbow made from more than 700 mosaic hearts, was dedicated to the city of Orlando Sept. 21.

The mural’s mosaic hearts, installed on the side of The Lamp & Shade Fair building at 1336 N. Mills Ave. throughout the month of August and September, were made by people across the U.S. and several other countries throughout the world. To represent diversity, no two hearts in the mural are alike.

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Mural of mosaic hearts to show diversity, community in Orlando

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ORLANDO | A mural of more than 800 mosaic hearts, made by artists from around the world, has been created in Orlando in support of the LGBTQ community.  The mural, which is located on the exterior wall of The Lamp & Shade Fair at 1336 N. Mills Ave., was installed throughout August and early September.

The mural’s hearts form a large, colorful rainbow floating away from a silhouetted figure blowing kisses.

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Art 101: Botanical Art

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April showers have brought May flowers! Throughout history, botanists and artists have drawn and painted pictures of plants to help others identify them. The results blended science and aesthetics to create a unique art form. This month learn about the fascinating history of botanical art and create a painting that is both beautiful and accurate. Registration Required. Register online at ocls.info or call 407.835.7323. Ages 15 and up.

Celebrating the Genius of Women

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The annual Celebrating the Genius of Women art exhibition features local, national and international artists who have entered artwork for consideration in the annual Women in the Arts Inc. competition.

EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION FOR “STATE OF EXCELLENCE”

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Join us as we celebrate the opening of our spring exhibition State of Excellence: Treasures from Florida Private Collections.

State of Excellence presents more than 100 works of art from outstanding private collections throughout the state of Florida. Focusing on American and European art, the exhibition will include paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and significant decorative works from the 16th century through the mid-20th century.

Showcasing art and collections that are not otherwise available to the public, State of Excellence will bring new recognition to the depth and breadth of collecting in Florida today. This exhibition is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program.

Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis

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“After seventeen years here, I am certain of at least one thing: the liberal idea of America is at its best in advertising.” — Sepha Stephanos in The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears
Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, and inspired by MacArthur Foundation Fellow Dinaw Mengestu’s first novel, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears (2007), Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis will be on view at the UCF Art Gallery January 8 – February 2, 2018.

Featuring work by Reem Bassous, Alex Callender, Adrienne Der Marderosian, Pam Cooper, Joe Cory, Lauren Greenwald, Hiwa K, Hyung-in Kim, George Lorio, Casey McGuire, Vukasin Nedeljkovic, Binod Shrestha, Eun-Kyung Suh and Lance Winn the exhibition explores borders as geographical and symbolic dividing lines; displacement, asylum seeking, and migration; refugee camps and detention centers; resettlement cities; and political responses to the global refugee crisis.

Please join us for the Exhibition Reception on Thursday January 18, 2018 from 6-8 p.m.

LOCAL ART NIGHT

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Local Artists showcase and sell art while performers entertain! Enjoy the art stroll while sipping your favorite wine, cocktail or beer!

LOCAL ART NIGHT

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Local Artists showcase and sell art while performers entertain! Enjoy the art stroll while sipping your favorite wine, cocktail or beer!

Mount Dora Art Splash

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Mount Dora ART SPLASH!
Arts Galleries, Sidewalk Artists, Performers, and Musicians! 
2nd Friday of every month in Mount Dora means ART,  MUSIC, & MORE!

http://mountdoracenterforthearts.org/art-splash/

Join us in beautiful downtown Mount Dora for the next Art Splash for a Friday night full of art, music, wine and entertainment and of course ART!

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Mount Dora Center for the Arts, City of Mount Dora, and
Mount Dora Buzz

Art Is A Drag returns to the Sanford Art Walk

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As part of the Sanford Art Walk, Art is a Drag 2 returned featuring lots of well known Central Florida drag performers invading historic downtown Sanford for the art stroll and ending with a night of drag at the Wayne Densch Theatre.

Throughout the walk and the performance, guests of Art is a Drag 2 were introduced to the 13 Heels Project, which included a special high heel honoring the 49 victims of the Pulse massacre. The funds raised from this specific heel went to The 49 Fund scholarship program.

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