Orlando Attractions – Arts & Culture
Explore the vibrant tapestry of Orlando’s arts & culture scene. Immerse yourself in captivating exhibitions, performances, and creative expressions that reflect the city’s rich diversity and heritage. Discover a world of artistic inspiration in Orlando, where every visit promises a new masterpiece.
Orlando Science Center
With a total of four levels featuring engaging exhibit halls, hands-on labs, workshops, theaters, an observatory, and dynamic seasonal attractions, the Orlando Science Center offers captivating activities for annual visitors. Additionally, they extend their impact to 153,000 students and educators annually through their STEM Discovery Center educational initiatives, which take place both within the Science Center itself and at various schools and community organizations offsite.
777 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32803
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, located in the heart of Downtown Orlando, Florida, is dedicated to the performing arts. It is a vibrant cultural hub that combines a modern cultural landscape and the historical ambiance of the Bob Carr Theater (originally known as the Orlando Municipal Auditorium in 1927). This magnificent venue has become the epicenter of Orlando’s artistic and entertainment scene. Today, the center continues to shine as a symbol of artistic excellence, fostering creativity and providing a platform for a diverse range of performing arts, enriching the lives of the community and beyond.
445 S. Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
Orlando Ballet Company
Established in 1974, Orlando Ballet is Central Florida’s only fully residential professional ballet company. This organization presents a diverse repertoire of main stage productions throughout the year, showcased at both the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre. These performances encompass classical masterpieces and groundbreaking contemporary premieres, consistently upholding the highest standards of professionalism and artistic excellence. Orlando Ballet is dedicated to advancing dance education through various community enrichment initiatives, performance lecture demonstrations, the prestigious Orlando Ballet School, and Orlando Ballet II, a secondary pre-professional company designed to nurture and prepare aspiring dancers as they embark on their dance careers.
1111 North Orange Ave.
Orlando, FL 32804
Timucua Arts Foundation
Timucua serves as the prime destination in Orlando for individuals seeking intimate encounters with the worlds of visual and performing arts. Attendees can immerse themselves in the magic of a live concert or theatrical performance, all while witnessing a painter at work on stage. This exceptional experience unfolds within a distinctive venue – a concert hall nestled within the comforts of a residential living room. Such a space is truly one-of-a-kind, making it the perfect setting to enjoy a shared bottle of wine and partake in one of Orlando’s top cultural attractions. Guests are encourage to bring their own snacks, to view their schedule click here.
2000 South Summerlin Avenue
Orlando, FL 32806
Enzian is your go-to spot for fantastic films, delicious bites, and a strong sense of community in Central Florida. Enzian is your local independent movie hub, where you can also enjoy Eden Bar and relish the excitement of the Florida Film Festival.
Their mission is simple: to entertain, inspire, educate, and connect people through the magic of film. The Enzian Theater is a non-profit organization that relies on its incredible members, ticket sales, and the scrumptious food and drinks they serve to keep its mission alive.
The cozy single-screen cinema cafe specializes in showing independent and foreign films. Plus, it offers two unique dining experiences and a wide range of special events. At Enzian, you’re in for a delightful fusion of food and film!
1300 South Orlando Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751
Mennello Museum of American Art
The Mennello Museum of American Art strives to conserve, showcase, and elucidate its remarkable permanent compilation of Earl Cunningham’s paintings. Furthermore, it aims to enhance the general public’s experience through temporary displays, various programs, educational endeavors, and publications that commemorate other exceptional American art and artists from both traditional and contemporary backgrounds across a wide spectrum of disciplines. This commitment reflects the vast diversity within American art, with an overarching goal of ensuring accessibility to all. The museum also shares extraordinary American art pieces generously contributed by its founders, the Honorable Marilyn Logsdon Mennello and Michael A. Mennello.
900 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32803
Explore the World of Louis Comfort Tiffany at The Morse Museum
The Morse Museum proudly houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933). Visitors can delve into Tiffany’s brilliance in jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, leaded-glass lamps, and windows. They can also marvel at his historic chapel interior from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago and explore art and architectural treasures from Tiffany’s Long Island estate, Laurelton Hall. Beyond Tiffany, the museum’s offerings include American art pottery, late 19th- and early 20th-century American paintings, graphics, and decorative art. Visitors are invited to plan their visit today and immerse themselves in the world of Tiffany’s artistry and American decorative arts.
445 North Park Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789