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04 // 17 // 2024

Art Sandwiched In

Starts January 10, 2024 @ 12:00pm , Ends April 17, 2024 @ 1:00pm

Council of 101 Meeting Rooms A, B & C

An informal lunchtime program with engaging speakers or films held on selected Wednesdays from noon-1pm with coffee and cookies provided. Bring your own bag lunch and feed your hunger for art! Sponsored by Caroline and Jeffrey Blydenburgh. Additional support provided by The Joe & Sarah Galloway Foundation.
 

January 10: Jazz Age Orlando
presented by Joy Wallace Dickinson, Author

Longtime Central Florida author Joy Wallace Dickinson presents an illustrated talk entitled "Jazz Age Orlando," a look back to the 1920s, the bustling decade during the Florida land boom when the roots of the Orlando Museum of Art took hold. Join us for a flashback to a fascinating time when many of Orlando's signature buildings rose and its arts and culture blossomed.
 

February 14: Eros and Anteros: The Farnese Gallery Ceiling
presented by Dr. Ilenia Colón Mendoza, Professor of Art History, UCF

Join Dr. Ilenia Colón Mendoza on Valentine’s Day as she discusses the development of the Farnese Gallery ceiling known as The Loves of the Gods. This monumental fresco, located in Rome, depicts the stories of various mythological couples. Learn how its innovative theme and illusionistic techniques paved the way for later 17th-century painted ceilings.
 

March 13: Prints and the Collaborative Spirit
presented by Theo Lotz, Director of Flying Horse Editions, UCF

The director of UCF’s Flying Horse Editions will discuss the works in the museum’s collection, and the collaborative process between contemporary artists and trained printmaking artisans. Flying Horse Editions is a collaborative research studio for visual artists at the University of Central Florida.
 

April 17: Bridging the Gap: Art, Technology, and Museum Practice
presented by Keidra Daniels Navaroli, Independent Curator and McKnight Doctoral Fellow, UCF

Keidra Daniels Navaroli, independent curator and McKnight Doctoral Fellow at the University of Central Florida, will discuss art history’s increasing reliance on digital resources. Drawing from over fifteen years of museum experience, Keidra will share her approaches to curation in Central Florida and highlight the various ways in which the region is poised for impactful and innovative research.

For more information, call us at 407.896.4231 ext. 262 or email education@omart.org.

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