Dates and times are subject to change.
Saturday and Sunday, January 7th and 8th
Museums On Us Weekend
On the first Saturday and Sunday of the month, The Mennello Museum of American Art offers free admission to holders of Bank of America/Merrill Lynch bank cards, as part of the Museums on Us Program. Guests should present their card and a photo ID for admission.
Sunday, January 8th, 12 - 2:30 p.m.
Free Family Funday: Mare Run
Come engage with the newest temporary exhibition, Three American Artists on one of our 15 minute Tenacious Tours happening every half hour. Be inspired to create your own work of art investigating energy and wind like Alice Aycock, landscape and material like Barbara Sorensen, and figure and metaphor like Deborah Butterfield. The galleries will remain open until 4:00pm!
Sunday, January 8th, 12 - 4:30 p.m.
Final Day of Exhibition
Three American Sculptors: Alice Aycock | Deborah Butterfield | Barbara Sorensen
Friday, January 27th, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Bo Bartlett: American Artist
In January 2017, The Mennello Museum of American Art presents the solo exhibition BO BARTLETT: AMERICAN ARTIST. The exhibition presents large-scale oil paintings that are figurative, psychologically imbued, beautifully rendered, and wonderfully sublime by one of the most significant realist painters of his generation.
Saturday February 11th, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Indie Folk Fest
Join us for the third volume of Indie Folk Fest. Spend a sweetheart of an afternoon on a comfy picnic blanket in the Marilyn L. Mennello Sculpture Garden while considering Alice Aycock's Waltzing Matilda and Twin Vortexes on serene Lake Formosa. We'll bring you art, music, food, and drink!
Tuesday February 14 - Friday March 3, 2017
The Mennello Museum Invitational
The inaugural Mennello Museum Invitational is a group exhibition at the museum that highlights new work by contemporary regional artists whose work enriches our community and our lives in Central Florida. The exhibition shares the work of local artists in recognition of the talented artists who call Orlando home with the goal of introducing their work to a broader audience and encourages collecting art on a local level. This exhibition in The Museum’s Marilyn Gallery features new work by some of the most interesting artists working in our community and serves as an heart filled embrace of our creative community. The inaugural artists include Victor Bokas, Shosh C, Mindy Colton, Nancy Jay, Richard Munster, Jackie Otto Miller, Victor Quino, Maria Ramos, Paul T. Scarborough, and Katty Smith.
Saturday March 4th
14th Annual Evening with Fabulous Friends Gala
Each year, The Friends of the Mennello Museum of American Art support organization hosts an elegant gala to raise funds for the museum’s collections, exhibitions and programs. The 14th Annual An Evening With Fabulous Friends Gala again celebrates The Mennello Museum of American Art, the cultural treasure owned and operated by the City of Orlando in Loch Haven Cultural Park, and the passion of its founders, Michael and Marilyn Mennello. Join the Friends in celebrating the Mennello Museum and the Honorable Mayor Buddy Dyer