Join Mennello Museum of American Art for a Virtual Lecture with Dr. Katherine Jentleson, Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art from the High Museum on July 22
Please join the Mennello Museum of American Art in welcoming Dr. Katherine Jentleson, Merrie and Dan Boone curator of folk ...
The City of Orlando, the Friends of the Mennello Museum of American Art, Mennello Museum Board of Trustees, and museum ...
The Mennello Museum of American Art plans Phase One reopening of the museum beginning June 2, 2020 with new safety ...
City of Orlando leadership has officially made the decision to temporary close the Mennello Museum of American Art to the public beginning March 19, through May 1 (subject to change).
This decision was made in an effort to remain cautious regarding our members, visitors, docents and team, and the Orlando ...
Mennello Museum of American Art is pleased to begin its 2020 season with an enticing solo exhibition, MIRA LEHR: HIGH WATER MARK — a delightful exploration into the recent work of highly esteemed Miami-based artist and eco-feminist, Mira Lehr.
Orlando, FL — November 2019 Mira Lehr’s entire career as an artist has focused on the natural world and our ...
Mennello Museum In the News
- January 4, 2018. Brunch With Your Pup offers your doggo their own buffet in the Mennello's sculpture garden. Orlando Weekly.
- January 9, 2018. Top 10 Things You Need to Know This Week. Bungalower. http://bungalower.com/2018/01/07/top-ten-things-need-know-week-…GN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_50e9afe43d-e323df6df2-432438485
- January 9, 2018. Mennello Museum Outing Pairs Pups and Brunch. Orlando Sentinel. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/orange/os-brunch-with-your-pup-20180107-story.html
- January 10, 2018. Press Release: Gala
- January 12, 2018. Mennello Museum of American Art hosts CSA Student Exhibition. Pine Hills Press.
- January 14, 2018. Top 10 Things You Need to Know This Week. Bungalower.
- January 17, 2018. Press Release: Indie-Folkfest 2018
- January 20, 2018. Weekend Happenings Jan 19 to 21. OrlandoMagazine.com http://www.orlandomagazine.com/Blogs/Metropoly/January-2018/Weekend-Happenings-Jan-19-to-21/
- January 21, 2018. Top 10 Things You Need to Know This Week. Bungalower.
- January 24, 2018. Mennello Museum's Grace Hartigan exhibition is another pocket Venus of a show. Orlando Weekly.
- February 1, 2018. Events on the Town: February 2018. OrlandoMagazine.com http://www.orlandomagazine.com/Orlando-Magazine/February-2018/Events-On-The-Town-February-2018/
- February 7, 2018. The 25 coolest wedding venues in the Orlando area. Orlando Weekly. http://photos.orlandoweekly.com/the-25-most-outrageous-wedding-venues-in-the-orlando-area/?slide=4&menello-via-mennellomuseum
- February 9, 2018. The Mennello Museum of American Art presents the work of Grace Hartigan. ArtDaily.org http://artdaily.com/news/102358/The-Mennello-Museum-of-American-Art-presents-the-work-of-Grace-Hartigan#.Wn2-2yPMz1J
- February 9, 2018. Press Release: Julie Heffernan
- February 12, 2018. OMA reveals private treasures in public exhibit. Orlando Sentinel. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/the-artistic-type/os-et-mjp-oma-state-of-excellence-20180212-story.html
- March 1, 2018. Winter Park artist Barbara Sorensen has work displayed at Orlando International Airport. Orange Observer. https://www.orangeobserver.com/article/winter-park-artist-barbara-sorensen-has-work-displayed-at-orlando-international-airport
- March 3, 2018. $8 million-plus art donation spurs growth for Mennello, Loch Haven Park. Orlando Sentinel. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/the-artistic-type/os-et-mennello-loch-haven-growth-20180303-story.html
- March 4, 2018. BLACK TIE: An Evening With Fabulous Friends Gala. Orange Observer. https://www.orangeobserver.com/photo-gallery/black-tie-an-evening-with-fabulous-friends-gala?time=1520191116#photo-14
- March 4, 2018. Major Gift Expands Mennello Museum of American Art. Art Fix Daily. http://www.artfixdaily.com/news_feed/2018/03/04/7763-major-gift-expands-mennello-museum-of-american-art
- March 5, 2018. Mayor backs Mennello Museum Expansion in Loch Haven Park. Bungalower. http://bungalower.com/2018/03/05/mayor-backs-mennello-museum-expansion-loch-haven-park/
- March 5, 2018. Mennello Museum of American Art receives largest ever donation of $8.75 million. Orlando Weekly. https://www.orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/archives/2018/03/05/mennello-museum-of-american-art-receives-largest-ever-donation-of-875-million-and-adjacent-lot-for-expansion
- March 6, 2018. The Mennello Museum receives its largest gift ever from founder Michael A. Mennello. ArtDaily.org http://artdaily.com/news/102957/The-Mennello-Museum-receives-its-largest-gift-ever-from-founder-Michael-A--Mennello#.Wp6lMCPMz1I
- March 6, 2018. Press Release: Mennello Museum Gifts & Expansion
- April 3, 2018. Mennello Museum of American Art Receives Largest Gift in its History. Incollect.com. https://www.incollect.com/articles/mennello-museum-of-american-art-receives-its-largest-gift-ever
- April 11, 2018. Mennello Museum of American Art Receives Largest Gift in its History. Antiques & Fine Art Magazine. http://www.afamag.com/index.php?option=com_zoo&task=item&item_id=450&category_id=9&Itemid=102
- April 12, 2018. Press Release: The Mennello Museum hosts a Cinco De Mayo Fiesta for the dogs as part of the Museum’s Pet Membership Program
- April 18, 2018. The best ways to experience Orlando’s vibrant arts scene. Orlando Weekly. https://www.orlandoweekly.com/orlando/the-best-ways-to-experience-orlandos-vibrant-arts-scene/Content?oid=12832043
- April 23, 2018. CALL TO ARTISTS: MENNELLO MUSEUM WANTS HIGH SCHOOL ART SUBMISSIONS. Bungalower.
- May 1, 2018. Mennello Museum of American Art presents "When the Water Rises: Recent Paintings by Julie Heffernan." Artdaily.org. http://artdaily.com/news/104300/Mennello-Museum-of-American-Art-pr…the-Water-Rises--Recent-Paintings-by-Julie-Heffernan-#.WuiGECPMz1I
- May 2, 2018. Mennello presenting work by multi-media Korean-American artist Jiha Moon. Bungalower. http://bungalower.com/2018/05/02/mennello-presenting-work-by-multi-media-korean-american-artist-jiha-moon/
- May 4, 2018. Mennello Museum of American Art Call for Artists. Osceola Star.
- May 28, 2018. WEDDING ROUNDUP: 19 VENUES YOU CAN GET HITCHED IN. Bungalower. http://bungalower.com/2018/05/28/bungalower-wedding-venue-roundup/
- May/June 2018. Jiha Moon photo essay. Orlando Arts Magazine
- June 8, 2018. SPOTLIGHT: PLAYWRITING CLASS, ITALIAN ICE, POP UP SHOP AND WORLD OCEANS DAY. 90.7 WMFE
- June 8, 2018. Events On The Town: June 2018. Orlando Magazine.
- June 9, 2018.Jiha Moon explores culture, identity and perception at the Mennello Museum. Orlando Sentinel. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/the-artistic-type/os-et-jiha-moon-mennello-museum-20180609-story.html
- June 14, 2018. Spoil dad this Father's Day with these freebies, discounts in Orlando. ClickOrlando.com https://www.clickorlando.com/digital-life-365/fathers-day/spoil-dad-this-fathers-day-with-these-freebies-and-discounts
- June 16, 2018. Celebrate Father’s Day with Deals, Freebies. MyNews13
- June 18, 2018. Mennello Museum of American Art presents “Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone’s Mad Here.” Asia Trend Magazine.https://asiatrend.org/arts/mennello-museum-of-american-art-presents-jiha-moon-double-welcome-most-everyones-mad-here/
- June 27, 2018. Mennello Museum offering limited edition ceramics by exhibiting artist, Jiha Moon. Bungalower. http://bungalower.com/2018/06/27/mennello-museum-offering-limited-edition-ceramics-by-exhibiting-artist-jiha-moon/
- June 29, 2018. Mennello Museum presents the work of Korean-American artist Jiha Moon. Artdaily.org http://artdaily.com/news/105602/Mennello-Museum-presents-the-work-of-Korean-American-artist-Jiha-Moon#.W4bEzy3MxUO
- Summer 2018. Jiha Moon (Cover). INSIDE SEMC.
- Summer 2018. Jiha Moon: Double Welcome Most Everyone’s Mad Here. INSIDE SEMC.
- Summer 2018. Acquisitions: Mennello Museum of American Art. INSIDE SEMC.
- July 2018. July Events Calendar. Winter Garden Magazine.
- July 3, 2018.Take home art by Jiha Moon at Mennello special events.Orlando Sentinel. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/the-artistic-type/os-et-jiha-moon-mennello-art-20180702-story.html
- July 4, 2018.Korean artist Jiha Moon explores the complexities of appropriation. Orlando Weekly. https://www.orlandoweekly.com/orlando/korean-artist-jiha-moon-explores-the-complexities-of-appropriation/Content?oid=15591286
- July 5, 2018.Jiha Moon’s Exhibit “Double Welcome” at the Mennello Museum of American Art. 90.7 WMFE.
- July 5, 2018.Free Family Funday at the Mennello Museum. ICFLORIDA.COM https://www.icflorida.com/entertainment/attractions/free-family-funday-at-the-mennello-museum/783291463
- July 24, 2018. Women in the Arts News: CSA art exhibi6on and fall programs. Women in the Arts Newsletter.
- August 1, 2018.Orlando Venues: Ahead this Month.Orlando Venues.
- July 24, 2018. CP Interview: Michael A. Mennello, founder of The Mennello Museum of American Art.College Park Community Paper. https://www.collegeparkpaper.com/articles/michael-a-mennello-founder-of-the-mennello-museum-of-american-art/
- July 26, 2018. Mennello Museum throws a happy hour for dogs and their humans this weekend. Orlando Weekly. https://www.orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/archives/2018/07/26/mennello-museum-throws-a-happy-hour-for-dogs-and-their-humans-this-weekend
- July 27, 2018. BUNGALOWER’S TOP 12 WEEKEND EVENTS PICKS: JULY 27 - 29. Bungalower. http://bungalower.com/2018/07/27/bungalowers-top-12-weekend-event-picks-july-27-29/
- July/August 2018. Our Orlando Photo Spread. Orlando Arts Magazine.
- August 7, 2018. Save the date: Free museum day is Sept. 22.Orlando Sentinel. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/os-et-free-museum-day-orlando-20180806-story.html
- August 8, 2018. "Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone’s Mad Here," at The Mennello Museum of American Art. Blouin Art Info. http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/3198412/jiha-moon-double-welcome-most-everyones-mad-here-at-the
- August 10, 2018. Keep an eye out for these Orlando artists. Orlando Weekly.
- August 23, 2018. Mennello's latest 'Our Orlando' exhibit highlights four emerging Orlando artists. Orlando Weekly. https://www.orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/archives/2018/08/23/mennellos-latest-our-orlando-exhibit-highlights-four-emerging-orlando-artists
- August 25, 2018. Facebook Live Tour with Townie Tourist. Townie Tourist.
- August 29, 2018. The Mennello Museum shows new work by emerging Orlando artists we’re happy to claim as our own. Orlando Weekly. https://www.orlandoweekly.com/orlando/the-mennello-museum-shows-…s-were-happy-to-claim-as-our-own/Content?mode=print&oid=17749386
- Oct. 1, 2018.Ahead This Month: Your Local Event Guide For October. Orlando Venues.
- Oct. 12, 2018. Mayor Buddy Dyer wins statewide award for supporting museums. Orlando Sentinel.
- Oct. 18, 2018. New Mennello exhibit explores identity, acceptance and change. Orlando Weekly.
- Oct. 18, 2018.Orlando Weekly Newsletter. Orlando Weekly.
- Oct. 18, 2018.Paul Henry Ramirez – Exhibition Updates. Paul Henry Ramirez.
- Oct. 19, 2018. The Mennello Museum of American Art exhibits works from the collection of Dr. Robert Feldman. Artdaily.org. http://artdaily.com/news/108445/The-Mennello-Museum-of-American-A…-works-from-the-collection-of-Dr--Robert-B--Feldman#.W-Ch8i3MzUZ
- Oct. 24, 2018. Ghouls aren't the only ones having fun, celebrate Halloween and the arts this weekend! Orlando At Play Newsletter.
- Oct. 24, 2018.Weekend Watch Oct. 26-28: 5 ways to maximize your free time. Orlando Sentinel. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/os-et-weekend-watch-1026-story.html
- January 2, 2017. 35 Low-Budget Date Ideas for 2017. Orlando Date Night Guide. http://www.orlandodatenightguide.com/2017/01/35-low-budget-dates-for-2017/
- January 3, 2017. Bo Bartlett at the Mennello Museum. ARTBORNE MAGAZINE.
- January 8, 2017. United Arts to host Arts For All festival on February 4. Bungalower
- January 11, 2017. Orlando may tighten rules for public drone operations. Orlando Business Journal.
- January 17, 2017. Explore Arts & Culture in Orlando. Cheapoair.com Blog
- January 26, 2017. At OMA and the Mennello: Wyeths' vistas of Maine and Bartlett's view of the world. Orlando Sentinel. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/the-artistic-type/os-et-mjp-andrew-wyatt-bo-bartlett-20170126-story.html
- January 27, 2017. ANIMAL RIGHTS, LOVE FEST, ARTIST TALK AND DINO DAY. 90.7 WMFE.
- January 30, 2017. New work by Orlando artists featured in inaugural Mennello Museum Invitational. Bungalower. http://bungalower.com/2017/01/29/new-work-orlando-artists-featured-inaugural-mennello-museum-invitational/
- January 31, 2017. George Takei, mini-Fringe: Whew, what a January. Orlando Sentinel.
- January/February 2017. An Evening with Fabulous Friends & More. Orange Appeal. Pg. 22
- February 1, 2017. Arts for ALL Day introduces families to arts and culture. The Apopka Voice.
- February 2, 2017. Mennello Museum receives largest donation in its history. Winter Park/Maitland Observer.
- February 2, 2017. Mennello Museum salutes local artists, Mayor Buddy Dyer. Orlando Sentinel.
- February 2, 2017. Explore Orlando’s Cultural Corridor. Vistana Signature Experiences website.
- February 8, 2017. 20 free concerts happening in Orlando this week. OrlandoWeekly.com http://www.orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/archives/2017/02/08/20-free-concerts-happening-in-orlando-this-week
- February 8, 2017. Concert Picks This Week: Freddie McGregor, Holy Human and more. OrlandoWeekly.com
- February 10, 2017. Weekend Happenings Feb 10 to 12. OrlandoMagazine.com
- February 13, 2017. Inaugural Mennello Museum Invitational group show gives us something new to love on Valentine's Day. Orlando Weekly print and OrlandoWeekly.com
- February 14, 2017. Mennello Museum conducting community survey as part of 5 year strategic plan. Bungalower
- March 2, 2017. The American Life of Bo Bartlett. Artborne Magazine.
- April 3, 2017. Free Family Funday at The Mennello Museum of American Art. Fun 4 Orlando Kids.
- April 10, 2017. Large-scale oil paintings by Bo Bartlett on view at the Mennello Museum of American Art. Artdaily.com
- April 13, 2017. At the Mennello, Aycock sculptures and Bartlett painting will stick around. Orlando Sentinel.
- April 13, 2017. These 8 Central Florida arts projects could redefine our cultural landscape. Orlando Sentinel.
- April 14, 2017. Press Release: The Mennello Museum of American Art announces New Exhibitions featuring Local Orlando Artists
- April 21, 2017. NEW EXHIBIT AT MENNELLO MUSEUM FEATURES FIVE LOCAL ARTISTS. Bungalower. http://bungalower.com/2017/04/19/new-exhibit-mennello-museum-features-five-local-artists/
- May 19, 2017. Weekend Happenings. Orlando Magazine Blog. http://www.orlandomagazine.com/Blogs/Metropoly/May-2017/Weekend-Happenings-May-19-to-21/
- May 24, 2017. Press Release: The Mennello Museum of American Art Presents The Work of William Eggleston
- May 26, 2017. The Beautiful Mysterious: The Extraordinary Gaze of William Eggleston. Seminole Magazine. http://www.seminolemagazine.com/2017/05/25/the-beautiful-mysterious-the-extraordinary-gaze-of-william-eggleston/
- May 31, 2017. Orlando’s Best: Mennello Museum Continues To Deliver. http://www.centralfloridapost.com/2017/05/31/orlandos-best-mennello-museum-continues-to-deliver/
- June 8, 2017. William Cordova named the recipient of the 2017 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art. Art Daily. http://artdaily.com/news/96946/William-Cordova-named-the-recipient-of-the-2017-Florida-Prize-in-Contemporary-Art#.WVaxIFKZP1K
- June 18, 2017. Orlando Museum Hosting “Picasso Of Photography” Exhibit Starting June 23rd. Central Florida Post. http://www.centralfloridapost.com/2017/06/18/orlando-museum-hosting-picasso-of-photography-exhibit-starting-june-23rd/
- June 21, 2017. William Eggleston's peculiar eye for color and composition makes him a national treasure. Orlando Weekly. https://www.orlandoweekly.com/orlando/william-egglestons-peculiar-ey…r-and-composition-makes-him-a-national-treasure/Content?oid=5111543
- June 28, 2017. 50 Most Powerful People 2017. Orlando Magazine. http://www.orlandomagazine.com/Orlando-Magazine/July-2017/50-Most-Powerful-People-2017/
- June 30, 2017. THE EAUTIFUL MYSTERIOUS: THE EXTRAORDINARY GAZE OF WILLIAM EGGLESTON. 90.7 WMFE. https://www.wmfe.org/the-beautiful-mysterious-the-extraordinary-gaze-of-william-eggleston/75056
- July 5, 2017. Traveling Exhibition: The Beautiful Mysterious: The Extraordinary Gaze of William Eggleston. Association of Academic Museums and Galleries https://www.aamg-us.org/wp/traveling-exhibition-the-beautiful-mysterious-the-extraordinary-gaze-of-william-eggleston/
- July 6, 2017. Mennello Museum exhibits acclaimed photographer William Eggleston.
Orlando Sentinel http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/the-artistic-type/os-et-william-eggleston-mennello-20170627-story.html
- July 7, 2017. In the Headlines The Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando — first stop on tour “The Beautiful Mysterious: The Extraordinary Gaze of William Eggleston” The University of Mississippi Museum http://museum.olemiss.edu/news/
- July 9, 2017. Mennello Museum: Our Orlando Artist Panel Excerpts. To A Certain Degree
- July 20, 2017. Three-car crash takes out sign at Mennello Museum. Bungalower http://bungalower.com/2017/07/20/three-car-crash-takes-sign-mennello-museum/
- July 27, 2017. Selections: Our picks for the best things to do this week in Orlando. Orlando Weekly https://www.orlandoweekly.com/orlando/selections-our-picks-for-the-best-things-to-do-this-week-in-orlando/Content?oid=5776717
- July 26, 2017. Orlando’s 10 Best Contemporary Galleries.
The Culture Trip
- July 27, 2017. Activities under $20 in Orlando. Visit Orlando Blog http://www.visitorlando.com/blog/index.cfm/2011/8/30/Activities-under-20-in-Orlando/
- July 31, 2017. EDSee Orlando: The Coolest Boroughs You Need to Visit Insomniac.com https://www.insomniac.com/media/edsee-orlando-coolest-boroughs-you-need-visit
- July/August 2017. Work of Pioneer Color Photography at Mennello. Orlando Arts Magazine: Cultural Eye
- August 2, 2017. Mennello Museum has a new pet membership
- August 13, 2017. Mennello Museum of American Art in Orlando, Florida. Vacation Idea Dream Vacation Magazine http://vacationidea.com/florida/mennello-museum-of-american-art-orlando.html
- August 14, 2017. The 7 Best Orlando Museums.
US News & World Report https://travel.usnews.com/features/the-7-best-orlando-museums-locals-picks
- August 16, 2017. Mennello Museum offers new memberships —for pets. Orlando Sentinel http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/the-artistic-type/os-et-mennello-pet-memberships-20170816-story.htm
- August 17, 2017. Mennello Museum offers pet memberships to lure art lovers. Orlando Rising http://orlando-rising.com/mennello-museum-offers-pet-memberships-to-lure-art-lovers/
- August 22, 2017. The Mennello Museum of American Arts presents the work of William Eggleston. ArtDaily.com
- August 23, 2017. Best of Orlando 2017: Best Chance to See a National Treasure. Orlando Weekly https://www.orlandoweekly.com/orlando/best-chance-to-see-a-national-treasure/BestOf?oid=6175277
- September 2017. A Visionary Trio. Orlando Magazine
- October 13, 2017. Time & Thought. Osceola Star
- October 13, 2017. Loch Haven Park is the cultural heart of Orlando. Orlando Sentinel http://www.orlandosentinel.com/travel/orlando-staycations/os-staycation-loch-haven-park-20170906-story.html
- October 25, 2017. Every Halloween party and event happening in Orlando this week. Orlando Weekly https://www.orlandoweekly.com/orlando/every-halloween-party-and-event-happening-in-orlando-this-week/Content?oid=7995418
- October 27, 2017. Check 'em out: 'Boheme' previews, 'Avenue Q,' Howl O'Woof, 'Les Miz,' Fringe favorite Orlando Sentinel http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/the-artistic-type/os-et-arts-weekend-10-26-story.html
- November 10, 2017. Weekend Top 6 Picks for November 11th and 12th 2017. Analog Artist Digital World http://www.analogartistdigitalworld.com/2017/11/weekend-top-6-picks-for-november-11th.html
- November 12, 2017. United Arts distributes hurricane-relief funds Orlando Sentinel http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/the-artistic-type/os-et-art-science-cornell-mennello-20171129-story.html
- November 29, 2017. Science and history meet art in trio of exhibits Orlando Sentinel http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/the-artistic-type/os-et-art-science-cornell-mennello-20171129-story.html
- Fall 2017. Time & Thought: Art of the United States from the Cornell Fine Arts Museum
- “Orlando welcomes new Mennello Museum director,” Orlando Sentinel, July 15, 2015
- “Mennello Museum names a new director,” Orlando Sentinel, July 7, 2015
- “'Standing Strong in the Spirit': Mennello spotlights folk art by Southern women,” Orlando Sentinel, June 24, 2015
- “Sang Roberson shows a Southern soul,” Orlando Sentinel June 24, 2015
- “Last chance: Dale Kennington at the Mennello,” June 3, 2015
- “PinPoint: On Dale Kennington at The Mennello Museum of American Art,” Blouin Gallery Guide, April 23, 2015
- “Real Lives: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington,” On View Magazine, April/June 2015
- “Love of music, art celebrated at 13th annual Indie-Folkfest,” Orlando Sentinel, February 14, 2015
- “Indie-FolkFest brings a picnic full of love to the Mennello for Valentine's Day,” Orlando Weekly, February 11, 2015
- “Dale Kennington opens Mennello's yearlong look at art by Southern women,” Orlando Sentinel, January 21, 2015
- “Mennello's steward, Frank Holt, not ready to leave just yet,” Orlando Sentinel, January 17, 2015
- “Jewel of the Southwest,” Western Art Collector, April 2014
- “Mennello Museum opens final exhibits in 15th-anniversary season,” Orlando Sentinel, October 9, 2014
- “The Taos Society of Artists,” On View Magazine, October/December 2014
- “Loch Haven Celebrations: Mainstays of Orlando’s Signature Cultural Park Reach Milestone Anniversaries in 2014,” Orlando Arts Magazine, January/February 2014