Orlando Museum of Art

1st Thursdays

1st Thursdays

“Orlando’s original art party” is the award-winning 1st Thursdays presented by the Associates, the Orlando Museum of Art’s volunteer support group committed to expanding Museum membership and encouraging the appreciation of the visual arts. From 6 - 9 pm on the first Thursday of each month, the Orlando Museum of Art showcases a new theme with works by local artists, live music, cash bars serving wine, beer, soft drinks and water, and café offerings from area restaurants.

Admission to 1st Thursdays is free for Museum Members, $10 for non-members, and includes access to the Museum's featured exhibitions. Parking is free at Orlando Loch Haven Park and overflow parking is available at the Orlando Science Center's parking garage for $5 per vehicle.

For more information about events or to volunteer at 1st Thursdays, please call 407.896.4231 ext. 260, or click here to email.

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January - June 2015 1st Thursdays Season

In Celebration of the Museum’s 90th Anniversary in 2014

CLICK HERE to submit work for the January – June 2015 Season

No 1st Thursdays January 1, 2015
Orlando Museum of Art closed for New Year’s Day

Photography and Technology Arts
February 5, 2015  |  Buy Tickets

An event focusing on the photographic and technological arts from the historical to the future including, but not limited to, photography, mixed media photography, technology imbedded in art, computer generated, cyanotype, and pinhole.

It’s a Woman’s World
March 5, 2015  |  Buy Tickets

Held in conjunction with International Women’s Day, which will take place worldwide on March 8, 2015, artists’ works range from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration of women’s economic, political and social achievements.

Florida Grown
April 2, 2015  |  Buy Tickets

This event provides an opportunity for the talented local artists who are members of ArtistsRegistry.com to showcase their work.

What in the World?
May 7, 2015  |  Buy Tickets

Artists help us broaden our horizons, sharing insight or interest in myriad subjects. This month, they enrich us with interpretations of cultures around the world. Explore our amazing world’s diverse cultures without the long flight!

The Illustrated Dream
June 4, 2015  |   Buy Tickets

Sigmund Freud said “dreams are the language of the subconscious.” Artists experience the dream illustrated and show us the mindscapes of today.

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