Recent Press Releases
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
- 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
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