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Maitland Art Center, Maitland

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The Maitland Art Center is a historic site in Maitland, Florida. It was founded and designed by architect and artist J. Andre Smith in 1937 as an artist colony, dedicated to experimental art. Funded by philanthropist Mary Curtis Bok, the colony hosted artists such as Ralston Crawford, Milton Avery, and Consuelo Kanaga. It is located at 231 West Packwood Avenue. On November 17, 1982, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.The Maitland Art Center is one of the five museums encompassed by the Art & History Museums - Maitland . The A&H's Maitland Art Center offers artist residency programs, a variety of art classes for adults and children, professional development for artists, and dynamic programming for art appreciation. The A&H is a non-profit organization funded by earned income and contributions by the City of Maitland, the State of Florida, United Arts of Central Florida, grants, and individual donations.The A&H's Maitland Art Center is one of the few examples of Mayan Revival architecture, also known as Fantasy Architecture in the southeast. The grounds are a common location for outdoor weddings. The art center offers three areas for weddings: the Main Garden, the Chapel, and the Mayan Courtyard.The Center was designated a National Historic Landmark in August 2014.
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  • This is one of Maitland's prized must see locations. It is full of history and buildings are beautiful. Their Chapel holds weddings in a natural setting with carved stones and walls which makes up the...  more »
  • Many years ago this place was in bad shape. Due to the foresight of some people this was rescued from being a parking lot or shuffle board area. Today it is a hidden jem of small cottages where instru...  more »
  • This place has a magical vibe that will make you just want to sit and relax on one of benches around the museum. It is romantic, quiet and well worth a trip off the beaten path for.  more »
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