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Maitland Art Center

231 West Packwood Ave., Maitland, FL 32751-5596
+1 407-539-2181
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It's a lovely place.

Difficult to find everything that is on Campus. The hours were not what the website said. There it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Victoria Q
Unique Florida destination, designated a National Historic Landmark in 2014

This is really the first artists' colony in Florida founded by Jules Andre Smith, an artist and a... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
jayhawkmaxx
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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The Maitland Art Center was founded as an art colony (called the Research Studio) in 1938 by visionary American artist and architect André Smith (1880-1959).
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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231 West Packwood Ave., Maitland, FL 32751-5596
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Difficult to find everything that is on Campus. The hours were not what the website said. There it a Carpenter workshop, the house of the man, and other things that are not in the same place, but go.

Thank Victoria Q
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is really the first artists' colony in Florida founded by Jules Andre Smith, an artist and a visionary who enticed such painters as Ralston Crawford and Milton Avery to come to Florida. Maitland is about a 10 minute drive north of Winter Park, outside...More

1  Thank jayhawkmaxx
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The Maitland Art Center has the Mayan architecture that is part of Maitland. The gardens are just beautiful and a wonderful place to hold weddings. Seeing the individual art studios on the grounds makes me wish I was an artist and I could rent one...More

Thank jonniemae
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

My father and I visited the history museum, the telephone museum and part of the garden area. The history museum was very small, but had some pretty interesting facts. The Garden area was beautiful! We didn't see everything but still loved it. We were the...More

3  Thank Kayla S
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Visiting the Mayan revival architectural gem is to be awed by the vision of Andre Smith, artist and visionary who designed, created, and formed the cohesive buildings after chosing the theme he felt expressed an interesting melding of the warm Florida climate with his creativity....More

1  Thank akvdef
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Check out this unexpected gem on the campus of the art museum. Lots of donated items tell the history of the local telephone system.

Thank flcitizen
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Started as an artist's colony in 1937, the Maitland Art Center continues to exhibit works of contemporary art. The building itself is fairly small so the exhibits are limited in size. The architecture of the building itself is unique and described as "Mayan Revival". In...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We only saw the outside gardens and interesting walled area. The inside had no exhibits at the time of our visit.

Thank kudosorgripes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This is one of the Orlando areas great treasures. The carvings and architecture by Andre Smith are beautiful. The grounds and scenery lakeside are worth a leisurely stroll. The gallery offers great exhibits and activities.

Thank M L
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Maitland Art Center has earned the Historical designation. Many well-known artists have shown their work at the Center. The architecture is beautiful and unique and interesting. Take a little time and visit. Your favorite artist could be having a show.

Thank carole1311
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