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 of Orlando. If you have a short time, it's still worth a visit to see... 更多
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 of the studios. It is an absolutely beautiful piece of property and the exhibits are... 更多
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 only ones there at the time, so it was very peaceful. The telephone museum had... 更多
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. We return often, always with those visiting the area. Hopefully, after enjoying the unique design... 更多
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 addition to exhibits, the museum offers art instruction, as well. It is a National Historic... 更多
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.
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.
National Historic Landmark: a charming, restored 1930s artist colony saved from redevelopment. Used now for classes, museum and social events. Apparently weddings take place in a "chapel like area". Simple Mayan inspired architecture decorated with beautiful concrete reliefs and mosaic-like paintings. Grounds are serene and picturesque nestled under mature trees with water features and a large city park adjacent for... 更多