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Photo Gallery: Walt Disney World Festival of the Masters at Downtown Disney

November 9, 2013
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Photo Gallery: Walt Disney World Festival of the Masters at Downtown Disney

This weekend (Friday 11/8 through Sunday 11/10/2013) was Walt Disney World's Festival of the Masters at Downtown Disney. The mouse's annual free outdoor arts fair brings over 130 award-winning artisans from around the nation to the sidewalks of the future Disney Springs entertainment district. I stopped by the west side of the fest on...
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More than two dozen artists featured in the annual Wekiva PaintOut

March 2, 2013
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More than two dozen artists featured in the annual Wekiva PaintOut

Not only can you watch more than two dozen artists painting live in the park, but the week also brings art auctions, workshops and lectures, live music concerts and food offerings.
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Photo Gallery: Cardboard Art Festival Closing Party with Andy Matchett & Dog Powered Robot

January 28, 2013
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Orlando's first-ever Cardboard Art Festival inspired corrugated craziness in Orange Avenue's Say It Loud studio over the weekend. As detailed in this week's issue of OW, producer Mark Baratelli of The Daily City collaborated with curators Doug Rhodehamel and Brendan O'Connor to assemble artists including Jessica Earley, Nathan Selikoff, Adriaan Mol, and Evan &...
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Zora! Festival returns with educational workshops, community roundtables and more

January 24, 2013
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Zora! Festival returns with educational workshops, community roundtables and more

This year’s citywide event involves educational workshops, an inaugural Black History Kick-off Salute at Orlando City Hall, open-forum community roundtables and screenings of independent films.
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Winter Park Autumn Art Festival returns for its 39th year

October 12, 2012
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Winter Park Autumn Art Festival returns for its 39th year

Celebrating its 39th year, this expansive festival continues to boast a lineup of 150 Florida-based artists displaying their works in a variety of media, ranging from paintings and ceramics to photography and jewelry.
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Selection Reminder: Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival!

March 16, 2012
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Selection Reminder: Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival!

More than 300,000 people, ranging from art aficionados to passive festival strollers, are expected to descend on downtown Winter Park this weekend for the 52nd annual Sidewalk Art Festival.
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Selection Reminder: Mount Dora Arts Festival!

February 4, 2012
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Selection Reminder: Mount Dora Arts Festival!

Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 4-5 – Mount Dora Arts Festival This festival is for the strong of mind as well as wallet. Agoraphobics and hoarders should stay away – the thousands of patrons and the abundance of covetable art make it a danger zone for anyone who can’t deal with a crowd or can’t keep their...
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Selection Reminder: Zora Festival kicks off this weekend in Eatonville!

January 20, 2012
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Selection Reminder: Zora Festival kicks off this weekend in Eatonville!

Through Jan. 29 – Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities Whoever says Florida doesn’t have deep historic or cultural roots apparently hasn’t visited Eatonville. In addition to being the oldest African-American municipality in the nation – it was incorporated as an all black community in the 1880s, not long after the...
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Selection Reminder: House of Blues Folk Art Festival!

November 11, 2011
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Selection Reminder: House of Blues Folk Art Festival!

Friday, Nov. 11 – House of Blues Folk Art Festival Visionary art, outsider art, primitive art, naive art, folk art – it’s a school with as many names as practitioners. Every year during Disney’s massive Festival of the Masters, House of Blues sponsors its own little corner featuring the art form that HOB has...
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Selection Reminder: Fall Fiesta in the Park takes over Lake Eola!

November 5, 2011
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Selection Reminder: Fall Fiesta in the Park takes over Lake Eola!

Saturday, Nov. 5 – Fall Fiesta in the Park We certainly appreciate the consistency found in large-scale annual events, and after 40 years, it’s no surprise that the Fall Fiesta in the Park, yet again, brings the goods to downtown Orlando. Lake Eola Park plays host to a showcase of Florida artists and craftspeople...
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