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Mennello Museum of American Art

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Art Museum, Cultural Museums, Healthy/Active, Educational, Cultural, Historical
900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL
URL: Mennello Museum of American...  Phone: 407-246-4278

Activity Overview

The Mennello Museum of American Art hosts the Orlando folk festival on the museum grounds, and displays a diverse mix of contemporary American folk Art. The museum is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Formosa in Loch Haven park, Orlando, Florida. The museum displays a permanent collection of paintings by folk artist Earl Cunningham, his collections were donated by Marilyn L. Mennello. The museum was once the private home of Howard Phillips, the museum showcases American folk Art from different periods of time. The museum is open all through the week except Mondays.

Things to Do

  • Visit the museum and explore the outstanding collection of the self-taught artist, Earl Cunningham.
  • The museum's other collection and exhibits include works of the folk artists that includes paintings, sculpture and textiles.
  • See beautiful ceramics by artist, Sang Roberson, and portraits by Mary Whyte, who is a watercolor artist and author.
  • The museum hosts a folk festival in February, the festival usually has a valentine's day theme with music, picnic area, and arts and crafts. The festival is celebrated in the beautiful sculpture garden.
  • The sculpture garden surrounding the museum showcases some unique sculptures, the garden also has hiking and biking trails.
  • Don't miss the gift shop that displays books, crafts and jewelry for purchase.
  • The loch haven park is a beautiful and serene place to enjoy a picnic with family.

The Mennello Museum of American Art Insider Tips

  • Free parking is available.

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