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1st Thursdays: UCF Eclectic Knights XI

Starts January 9, 2020 @ 6:00pm , Ends January 9, 2020 @ 9:00pm

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“Orlando’s original art party”

Presented by the Associates of the Orlando Museum of Art

From 6-9 pm on the first Thursday of each month, Central Florida has an opportunity to discover local artists, listen to live music and mingle with an eclectic mix of people. There are cash bars serving wine, beer, soft drinks and water, and café offerings from area restaurants. Learn More »

THEME: UCF Eclectic Knights XI

Hosted by the UCF College of Arts and Humanities Alumni Chapter, this is our 11th annual show celebrating visual arts at UCF. This Knight of Art will feature works by UCF alumni, faculty, staff, and students on any subject in all varieties of media.

A special thank you to Ed Herbst, the 1st Thursdays Associates and OMA volunteers!

The Sweet Talkers
Wiggins’ Words by Brent Wiggins ’18
Caricature Artistry by John Raya
Live Drawing by Wyatt Garland ’15
Costume Display by Theatre UCF
Limbitless Solutions
Keep Orlando Beautiful – Trash 2 Trends

1000 Pigeons: Spells from the Grimoire, Readings from the UCF MFA Creative Writing program (6:30pm, 8:00pm)
UCF Celebrates the Arts 2020 Schedule Announcement (7:15pm)

4 Rivers Smokehouse


  • Final week of “In Exaltation of Flowers: Edward Steichen”
  • Works from the OMA Permanent Collection

• Artists Registry Arts Organization
• Sam Flax of Orlando
• Orange County Library System (FL)
• Hunter Vision

Vote On Your Favorite Work of Art!

Parking in OMA’s lot is free but limited.

FREE for Museum Members
$15 for Visitors

Admission includes access to the Museum’s featured exhibition. Parking is free at Orlando Loch Haven Park and overflow parking is available at the Orlando Science Center’s parking garage for $5 per vehicle.


This is event is sponsored by UCF College of Arts and Humanities and the School of Visual Arts and Design

Season Sponsor: Sam Flax
Contributing Sponsor: Publix Super Markets Charities
Event Partner: Hunter Vision

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Alejandro Estrada, student

Alonzo Martinez ‘18

Amaya Coleman, student

Amber Valois, student

Amy Holzer ‘07 ‘15MEd

Angela Amore ‘18

Barbara Hart ‘86MA

Brittney Fucheck ‘19

Charles Hammond ‘16

Cherie Bosela ‘01

Christina Burton ‘17MS

Dane Kolb ‘14

Diane Parks ‘18MFA

Donald Marks ‘73 ‘78MS

Elena Maria Sabo ‘06

Elizabeth Francois ‘17

Emily Emond ‘19

Ericka Sobrack ‘16 ‘19MFA

Erin Stein, UCF student

Gina Clifton ‘15 ‘19MA

Jason Fronczek ‘16

Jason Effron, SVAD faculty

Jenna Chastain ‘19

John Deeb ‘01

John Baker ‘96

Judy Dunham ‘90

Julie Athos ‘99

Karen Daniels ‘18

Karen Postava ‘86

Lara Chapman ‘02

Leo Cordovi, student

Linda Tappan ‘04

Loretto Arzu ‘06

Mär Martinez

Mark Schoenfelt ‘98

Meghan Hedrick

Michelle Akimenko ‘92

Nathan Leemis, student

Nick Kalemba ‘16 ‘19MFA

Paige Kiefer, student

Ramesa Ahasan, student

Sabrina Wood ‘02

Shea Monahan ‘17

Stephen Chambers

Tijana Tanaskovic, student

William Booth ‘14

William Gura

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