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Florida Prize Exhibition Preview Party
June 1, 2018 @ 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Celebrate the 5th anniversary of the 2018 FLORIDA PRIZE IN CONTEMPORARY ART at the Exhibition Preview Party!
This highly anticipated event will feature the culinary creativity of Orlando’s premier restaurants and caterers, each offering dishes inspired by the 10 Florida Prize artists. Guests can also enjoy beer, wine and specialty cocktails from our beverage sponsors, listen to live entertainment, meet the artists and become immersed in one of Florida’s most exciting annual exhibitions. Ticket revenue supports this important exhibition. Guests will also have the opportunity to cast a vote for their favorite artist to win the “People’s Choice Award” presented by Herradura Tequila.
Please note that all of the food and drinks are included in the ticket price.
VIP ADMISSION | $50
6:00 - 7:00 PM
- An Exclusive Opportunity to Meet the Artists
- An Hour of Early Access to the Florida Prize Exhibition, Art Inspired Chef Creations and Open Bar
- VIP Bar Available All Evening
- Complimentary Valet Service
GENERAL ADMISSION | $30
7:00 - 10:00 PM
- The Florida Prize Exhibition
- Art Inspired Chef Creations
- Open Bar
- Live Music
- $5.00 Valet Service Available
Please note, ticket purchases will be made through Eventbrite.
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
2018 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art
On view June 1 – August 19, 2017
The Orlando Museum of Art will present the fifth exhibition of Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art. This exhibition will feature 10 of the most progressive and exciting artists working in the State today. Additionally, one of these outstanding artists will be selected to receive a significant monetary award.
The award and invitational exhibition recognizes the achievement and potential of these artists and encourages their continued innovation and creation of new work. With this initiative, the Orlando Museum of Art underscores its commitment to support talented emerging and mid-career artists, while celebrating the vibrant cultural life of Florida.
The Museum is thrilled to announce the 2018 Florida Prize artists: Carlos Betancourt, Brooks Dierdorff, Rafael Domenech, Gonzalo Fuenmayor, Ya Levy La’Ford, Jason Lazarus, Glexis Novoa, Kerry Phillips, Kenya (Robinson) and Jack Stenner. Each artist featured in this exhibition will be represented by a recent or site-specific body of work that provides an in-depth view of their practice. One artist will be receiving the $20,000 award which is made possible by the generous support of Gail and Michael Winn. READ THE FULL PRESS RELEASE »