March 23, 2018 - June 10, 2018. Julie Heffernan uses the power of paint’s materiality and immediacy in the Mennello Museum’s exhibition, WHEN THE WATER RISES: RECENT PAINTINGS BY JULIE HEFFERNAN. She brings form to the reality of our environmental and sociopolitical problems. This exhibition debuts nine new works by Heffernan. Heffernan’s work explores the imagery of the mind’s eye to create complex environments. Her recent paintings create alternative habitats in response to the environmental disaster and planetary excess. With rising waters, she imagines worlds in trees or on rafts in which undulating mattresses, tree boughs, and road signs guide ...Read More
Grounds for Exhibitions − Inaugural Outdoor Exhibitions Series September 2016 through September 2018 The Mennello Museum inaugurates Grounds for Exhibitions with two large-scale works by American sculptor Alice Aycock installed in the Marilyn L. Mennello Sculpture Garden. The beautiful works, Waltzing Matilda and Twin Vortexes were originally part of series of seven sculptures in Aycock’s significant outdoor exhibition on Park Avenue in Manhattan entitled Park Avenue Paper Chase. Grounds for Exhibition features year-long large-scale sculpture exhibitions by nationally renowned American artists who otherwise would not be shared with Orlando audiences. Shannon Fitzgerald states: “It is thrilling to inaugurate this outdoor exhibition program with such beautiful work by Alice Aycock, one of ...Read More
June 22 – August 12. Reception & Gallery Talk – June 29 This exhibition features new work by multi-media artist Jiha ...Read More
January 19 - March 2, 2018 Opening on January 19, 2018, the second annual Mennello Museum Invitational will again highlight ...Read More
January 19, 2018 - March 18, 2018 GRACE HARTIGAN 1960-1965, THE PERRY COLLECTION presents a rare selection of paintings and ...Read More
September 19, 2017 – January 7, 2018 In partnership with the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, the Mennello Museum ...Read More
October 14 - January 7, 2017 The Mennello Museum of American Art opened our 2016 Fall Exhibition season by featuring ...Read More
June 23 – September 3. The Mennello Museum is pleased to present programs and events in conjunction with The Beautiful Mysterious: ...Read More
May 19 – June 18. View all of the Opening Reception photos. OUR ORLANDO presents the work of five rising ...Read More
January 27 - May 7, 2017. The Mennello Museum has acquired Bo Bartlett's The American as part of our permanent collection ...Read More
February 14 – March 3 The inaugural Mennello Museum Invitational, a group exhibition at The Mennello Museum of American Art, highlights ...Read More
The Mennello Museum of American Art does not encourage unsolicited materials (slides, prints, CDs, DVDs, digital submission etc.) from artists or their agents. However, artists or agents who choose to submit work for consideration should review the museum’s mission statement carefully. A full proposal, comprising an artist’s statement, exhibition description, object list with dimensions and special handling or display requirements, sample images, and, most importantly, statement of relevance to the Mennello Museum of American Art’s mission may be sent to our associate curator of education, Katherine Navarro by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any submissions not containing all five of these components will not be considered. Please bear in mind that the museum schedules its exhibition calendar a minimum of two years ahead and are curated and selected internally not by a committee or jury.
It is not the museum’s policy to set up appointments with artists to review their work. The museum is not obligated to return materials without a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Under no circumstances may artists send or drop off original works. The museum is not responsible for the safety of original works or guarantee against any loss of mailed materials.