Museums




CORNELL FINE ARTS MUSEUM
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m. $5; free to Rollins College faculty, students and staff, and other students with ID. Rollins College Campus, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park. 407-646-2526. rollins.edu/cfam

Andy Warhol: Personalities
Through January 3
Polaroid photographs taken during the 1980s show socialites, celebrities, patrons and pals of the artist, including Carolina Herrera, Pia Miller and Ric Ocasek. These photographs served as Warhol’s “sketchbook,” and are selected from the 150 Warhol photographs given to the Cornell in 2008 by the Photographic Legacy Program of the Andy Warhol Foundation.

Portrait of a Lady: Selections From the Permanent Collection
Through September 15
“Portrait of Annie Russell” by John White Alexander, “Portrait of Harriet Gordon” by Sir Thomas Lawrence, and works by contemporary artists such as Andy Warhol and Jim Dine depict women from the 17th through the 20th centuries.

Studio Art Biennial
Through August 30
Recent works by Rachel Simmons (Antarctic-inspired prints), Dana Hargrove (abstract topographic paintings), Joshua Almond (wood and neon sculptures), Dawn Roe (large-format photographs) and Rose Casterline.

MENNELLO MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sunday 12-4:30 p.m. $1-$4. 900 E. Princeton St. 407-246-4278. mennellomuseum.org

Southern Folk
July 1-October 4
Work by folk artists from the South, including  Aylene Harris, Taft Richardson, Eddy Mumma, Jerry Coker, Kurt Zimmerman, O.L. Samuels, Purvis Young, Howard Finster, Bessie Harvey and others.

MORSE MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. $1-$3. 445 N. Park Ave., Winter Park. 407-645-5311. morsemuseum.org

American Arts and Crafts From the Morse Collection
Ongoing
Examples of furnishings and decorative art show how this movement originated in Great Britain and manifested itself in the United States, especially in the Northeast and Midwest.

A Brilliant Setting: American Cut and Pressed Glass Tableware 1876-1917
Through September
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, American manufacturers produced glass tableware of unparalleled quality for consumers of all tastes and means. More than five dozen examples of top quality glassware, produced by American manufacturers in that period, are featured in this exhibit.

Free Family Tours and Films
Through July
Two free summer programs for elementary-school-age children and their families. On Tuesdays, families can take a 45-minute guided museum tour. On Fridays, participants view a short film, produce a work of art and visit galleries. Space is limited, and reservations are required. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. $5 refundable deposit per child when making reservations for the film. 407-645-5311, extension 117.

Tiffany Jewelry, Enamels and Metalworks Gallery
Ongoing
The Morse reinstalls its Tiffany jewelry gallery for a fresh look at the pieces produced by Louis Comfort Tiffany’s studio for Tiffany & Co. after the death of the artist’s father.

ORANGE COUNTY REGIONAL HISTORY CENTER
Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 12-5 p.m. $7-$12. 65 E. Central Blvd. 407-836-8500. thehistorycenter.org

Culture Quest: Florida Architecture 101
July 20-22
An exploration of the variety of housing styles found in Florida, from the palmetto-thatched shelters built by the Seminoles, to the cottages of the 20th century. Forts, family dwellings and public structures in the Orlando area are explored through discussions and field trips; each day is different, and lunch is included. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $35 per day or $85 for three days. Members $30 per day or $75 for three days. 407- 836-7010.

Destination Florida: Tourism Before Disney
Ongoing
Learn about Big Tree Park, the Singing Tower at Bok Tower Gardens, Wigwam Village, Cypress Gardens, Weeki Wachee Springs, Gatorland and more, and test your tourist IQ in an interactive presentation.

ORLANDO MUSEUM OF ART
Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 12-4 p.m. $5-$15. 2416 N. Mills Ave. 407-896-4231. omart.org

Jerry Pinkney: Aesop’s Fables and Other Tails
Through August 16
More than 65 original watercolors include portrayals of animals from such well-known Aesop’s fables as “The Tortoise and the Hare,” “The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing” and “The Goose and the Golden Egg.”

Selections From the Ancient Americas Collection
Through December 31
More than 180 works represent art made before the arrival of Christopher Columbus and the Europeans during the late 15th and early 16th centuries, from civilizations such as the Aztec, Maya, Moche, Nasca, Inca and Zapotec.

Thermon Statom: Stories of the New World
Through October 4
Glass artist Statom’s installation puts huge mirrored forms throughout the museum’s main gallery floor. His multimedia works can be seen in a second gallery.

ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER
Sunday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. until August 22. Crosby Observatory open Saturdays 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. $8.95-$14.95. 777 E. Princeton St. 407-514-2000. osc.org

The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head
Through August 16
A hands-on exhibition features venerable children’s toy Mr. Potato Head, who leads young visitors and parents on adventures, including virtual trips to outer space, jungle safaris and archeological digs. Best for kids ages 3 to 8.

Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body
Through July
Humor, animatronics and inventive exhibits teach kids about health and biology. Grossology, based on a book series by teacher, microbiologist and writer Silvia Branzei, lives up to its name as it illustrates runny noses, body odor, digestive distress and much more.

ZORA NEALE HURSTON NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 2-5 p.m. Admission is free but donations are welcome. 227 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville. 407-647-3307. zorafestival.com/museum

Metals as Canvas
Through August 28
African sculptor El Anatsui is noted for using organic mediums such as wood and clay in his visual presentations. This exhibit showcases the use of metals as his canvas.
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