Although considered one of the most modern cities in North America, Orlando has a good number of art centers. A visit to this wonderful Florida city cannot be considered complete without taking a tour of several excellent museums. The list below will give you a brief introduction to the museums.

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art

If you like jewelry and artistic glass hunting, don't miss visiting the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park. This place has a great collection of famous pottery and Tiffany lamps. The interior of the chapel is a sight to behold. The design was created for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. Check out the free concerts on Friday in November and December for free.

CityArts Factory

This huge gallery has five sub-galleries featuring five different forms of art. The historic Dr. Phillips building houses the extraordinary glassworks of Charles Keila. The Pound Gallery is dedicated to the music and art collections of Jim Faherty and Gene Zimmerman. If you want to see African sculpture, the Zulu Exclusive Gallery is home to many of these wonderful pieces.

Grand Bohemian Gallery

Associated with the Grand Bohemian Hotel, gallery visitors may or may not be hotel guests. There is no admission fee when entering this famous gallery. The works of art on display include local contemporary jewelers, art glasses, and paintings by 19th and 20th century European painters.

Albin Polasek museum and sculpture gardens

Another great place to visit in Winter Park, the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens offers many beautiful sculptures at any time of the year. This place is generally closed during the summer, though the sculpture gardens can still accommodate visitors at no admission cost.

Cornell Museum of Fine Arts

Created to serve students, this location does not charge visiting students who can present their valid school ID. while adults pay $ 5. The main attractions of the Cornell Museum of Fine Arts are the enthroned Virgin and Child by Cosimo Rosselli and The Seasons by J.B. Leprince. Both pieces are in the museum's permanent collection area.

Bach Festival Winter Park Society
Although not a permanent event in Winter Park, the Bach Festival Society generally organizes free concerts in Winter Park such as "Christmas in the Park" and the "July 4th Celebration in the Park". The society has an organic choir and instrument ensembles that are regularly performed at the Annie Russell Theater and the Knowles Memorial Chapel.

Fred Stone Theater

Located at Rollins College, guests can witness the "Second Stage Series" produced by students during Thursday, Friday, and Saturday afternoons. Matinees are sometimes held on Saturdays and Sundays. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early as this admission is free and seats are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. v

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If you like jewelry and artistic glass hunting, don't miss visiting the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park.