october, 2019

04oct6:00 pm9:00 pmWhite Canvas Party: Painting Our Future Together6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Event Details

The Mennello Museum of American Art’s  White Canvas Party

Mayor Buddy Dyer invites you to an exciting evening celebrating the museum’s future — featuring a special presentation by Brooks + Scarpa Architects & KMF architects.

Join us for a night under the stars at the inaugural White Canvas Party, on our beautiful lakefront site, in the Marilyn L. Mennello Sculpture Garden.

  • Friday, October 4, 2019
  • Hosted in the Marilyn L. Mennello Sculpture Garden
  • VIP 6-9PM; General 7-9PM
  • Tickets $75 for general admission | $125 for our VIP experience, which includes early access to meet and mingle with our 30 artists, view & purchase their work first, and relax at the VIP bar and lounge.

Tickets are available now!


You’ll be greeted with a glass of champagne, for an evening that features:

• Musical entertainment by DJ Stereo 77 and Michelle Jones, Vinylinist; and gourmet food & beverage stations throughout the gardens by some of your favorite restaurants & bars. (Food & drinks are included in your ticket!)

• The White Canvas Gallery – commissioned works of art by 30 of Orlando’s best local artists, for sale to benefit the museum while supporting the artists.

• Viewing of the new Edward Steichen exhibition – black & white photography portraits of 1920s cultural luminaries.

Please note that no tickets will be mailed; you will receive a receipt via Square, and your name will be on our guest list when you arrive at the Party.

WHITE CANVAS PARTY is a benefit by the Friends of the Mennello, a 501c3 supporting the education initiatives and exhibitions of the museum. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.  To show your family’s support of Orlando’s culture, or to promote your company, click here to download the listing of opportunities, or contact: jessi.vanpelt@orlando.gov

Thank you to the Mennello Museum of American Art Events Committee:

Laura Cosgrove, Chair
Denise Autorino
Flynn Dobbs
Jeff Gitto
Sarah Grafton
Anne Cochran Grey
Robert Guaderrama
Mary C. Kenny
Kelly Joy Ladd
Greg Mason
Andrea Sider

Featured Artists Include:

Sarah Bender
Krista Berman
Victor Bokas
Loura Parks Dobbs
Donna Dowless
Kristy Green
Peterson Guerrier
Chris Jones
Boy Kong
Kelly Joy Ladd
Marlene London
Kirza Lopez
Matt Maher
Martha Jo Mahoney
Anthony Mancuso
Sumner Mormeneo
Monte Olinger
Mark Pulliam
Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz
Ursula Schwartz
Ryan Semple
Lisa Simon-Serendipity
Samantha Shumaker
PJ Svejda
Jamieson Thomson Thomas 
Lillian Verkins
Scott White
Beau Wild
John Wipple
Lynn Wipple

Bulla Gastrobar
Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
The Greenery Creamery
Hanson’s Shoe Repair
La Femme Du Fromage

M Bar and M Lounge
Nothing Bundt Cakes – Winter Park
Proper & Wild
Yappy Dog Distillery

Proper & Wild: Seared Heartcakes & Seasonal CousCous Salad with Curry Remoulade (V)
Bulla Gastrobar: PAELLA DE POLLO – Chicken, artichoke, Portobello, green peas, red sofrito, & saffron, and PAELLA DE VEGETALES – Portobello, asparagus, carrots, saffron, artichoke, green peas, kale, sofrito rojo 
La Femme du Fromage: Grilled Cheese Happy Hour (gourmet sandwich bites with a craft beer pairing)
Flemings Steakhouse: Mushroom risotto with filet bites
The Greenery Creamery: Fall themed sundae bar (dairy & non-dairy options)
Nothing Bundt Cakes: bundtinis
Please note that there are options suitable for vegetarians & for vegans!

Orlando Health

Skip Kirst & Eric Hogan

Andrea Sider, Realtor, Keller Williams Luxury Homes International 
Jim & Jan Southall

Amazon Hose & Rubber Company
BARR Financial Services
Anne Cochran Grey
Donna Dowless 
The Herrmann Harris Collaborative
Dr. Robert B. Feldman
Grafton Wealth Management
Macbeth Studio and Beth Hobart, Realtor, Mainframe Real Estate
Magnolia Press

Blick Art Materials
Bulla Gastrobar
Central Florida Lifestyle Magazine

Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar 
The Fresh Market – Mills Avenue
Full Sail University
Hanson’s Shoe Repair
Karst Media

John and Shirley’s Catering
Nothing Bundt Cakes – Winter Park 
Orange Appeal
Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals


(Friday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Mennello Museum

900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32832


Mennello Museum