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
June 5-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.
HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL RESOURCE AND EDUCATION CENTER OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. Free admission. 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland. 407-628-0555. holocaustedu.org
Through June 30 Israeli artist and writer Leora Wise uses monographs and etchings to present a series of personal histories around the theme of marriage and family. Some of the stories based on interviews and family recollections are enriched by imagination.
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
Earl Cunningham’s America
Through August 2 This exhibit examines Earl Cunningham’s paintings as a folk modernist who created compositions with complex meanings about the nature of American life. The traveling exhibition returns to Orlando after its tour in New York.
The Eight: Painters of American Life
Through June 21 In 1908, eight artists—William Glackens, George Luks, Maurice Prendergast, Robert Henri, Everett Shinn, John Sloan, Ernest Lawson and Arthur B. Davies—organized an independent show that eschewed the art world hierarchy. This exhibition includes pieces by all eight artists, some from the original show.
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
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.
Retro Game Night
June 12 A night of old-fashioned fun for those ages 18 and older, with an array of classic board and video games throughout the museum. Free nostalgic treats and cash bar. Retro attire is encouraged. 7 p.m. to midnight. Members free; $5 nonmembers.
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
First Thursdays: Alternative Surfaces
June 6 Orlando’s original art party offers a chance for artists to go beyond frames and canvas to create art using unusual objects, oddities or recycled materials. Live music, cash bars and café offerings from area restaurants. 6-9 p.m. Members free; $10 nonmembers, including admission to museum exhibits.
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.
ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER
Thursday-Tuesday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Wednesday. Crosby Observatory open for solar viewing 3-5 p.m. first Saturday. $8.95-$14.95. 777 E. Princeton St. 407-514-2000. osc.org
The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head
Through August 9 Mr. Potato Head experiences adventures in outer space, on a jungle safari, on an archeological dig and under the sea in exhibits full of activities to build skills and encourage children to think about all they can do and be.
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.
ALBIN POLASEK MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDENS
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. $3-$5. 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park. 407-647-6294. polasek.org
The Fine Art of Craft
Through June 29 This exhibition of contemporary craft features works by such Volusia County residents as Tim Ludwig, Akiko Sugiyama, Sang Parkinson Roberson and Libby Ware.
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.