On the third Thursday of every month, thousands of visitors converge Downtown to celebrate art, music and business. Along the way, people partake in an evening of sights, sounds, food, shopping and cosmopolitan living. Continue your evening out in downtown Orlando by attending the official Gallery Hop After Party from 9-11 pm at Wall St. Plaza‘s Hooch.

 

 

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The Gallery Hop, hosted by the Downtown Arts District features numerous galleries and non-traditional art venues that spotlight the best of established and emerging Orlando-based artists in tandem with nationally and internationally acclaimed artists.

 

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Hosted by the Downtown Orlando Partnership, these professional networking events allow attendees to experience one of downtown’s fine establishments while making great local business connections.

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Business Networking

Downtown Orlando Partnership
Aloft Orlando Downtown
500 S. Orange Ave.

Join the Downtown Orlando Partnership and local professionals for this monthly business networking event 5:30 – 7:00 pm!  Price: FREE for Members, $25 for Non-members. (Event includes networking and two drink tickets.)

Art

Aloft Orlando Downtown 500 S. Orange Ave.
The artwork of Lemus

Canvas 101 S. Garland Ave., #108
Mercury Collective hosts 3rd Thursday Mixer, featuring 14 different artists and guest speaker, Ricardo Williams.

CityArts Factory 29 S. Orange Ave.

  • The Keira & Scarlett Kiene Community Gallery: Monuments — The controversy surrounding monuments in the United States and abroad is a testament to their power and importance in the public sphere. The word ‘monument’ derives from the Latin monumentum, which can be translated as ‘something that reminds.’ The aim of the exhibit is to recognize the monument as an object of influence and to generate dialogue about the role of the monument in contemporary society.
  • Gallery 29: Alex Perez — This world is beautiful, experience what I’ve seen. As I travel, I work with companies and tourism boards to deliver marketing content with the primary focus of attracting future visitors.
  • Magic Gallery: Monuments — The controversy surrounding monuments in the United States and abroad is a testament to their power and importance in the public sphere. The word ‘monument’ derives from the Latin monumentum, which can be translated as ‘something that reminds.’ The aim of the exhibit is to recognize the monument as an object of influence and to generate dialogue about the role of the monument in contemporary society.
  • Star Gallery: Flow — An exhibit celebrating Asian American history month featuring artists Renuka Adhav, Sasha Anesa, Radha Mehta, and Rae Mehta.
    • On 3rd Thursday, join us for a special gallery dedication by visiting artist Derrick Adams, previous curator of the Rush Gallery in New York City. Star Gallery is a curated space dedicated to emerging artists of diverse backgrounds and community engagements.
  • Young Artists Gallery: Multiplicity. This show highlights the concept of multiplicity
  • Redefine Gallery: All The Small Things – Tiny, little, micro, itsy bitsy, compact, larger than life small works by: sugar Fueled, Crummy Gummy, Parker, Jason Limon, Sara Fabel, the P is for penis, Lauren Saxton, Sara Richard, Anna Tillett, Gretchen Lewis, Jessica Grundy, Beanpants, Mike Groves, Camilla d’ Errico, Sarah Braly, JM Dragunas, Gina Marie, Robo Ohno, Travis Lampe, Morgan Wilson, Victoria Rose, chris M Robots Will Kill, D. Jeffrey, Mary J. Hoffman, Jesse Smith, Stitch of whimsy, Jessicka Addams, Nomnomluv, Blah Mamus!, Horrible Adorables, Peter Van Flores, and More!
  • O Gallery: “O” Gallery features resident artists Vickie Wilson, Donna Dowless, Dlynn Roll, Roberto Gonzalez, Pamela Loudon, Bernie Martin, Jaime Parra, and Doug Powell.

Gallery at Avalon Island 39 S. Magnolia Ave.
Grounded- a dual exhibit featuring the art of Alana O’Hern and Una Paris

Grand Bohemian Gallery 325 S. Orange Ave.
Artist Loren Berry will be live pouring in the lobby from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Exhibit opening for Classical Abstraction is on April 28th

Orange County Regional History Center 65 E. Central Blvd.
Come and see one of the History Center’s latest exhibits, Sculpted, Thrown & Fired, here only for a limited time. Highlighting Orlando’s own downtown Pottery Studio, this exhibition explores the fascinating history of ceramics, and features work from local Central Florida artists.  Experience the intriguing art of ceramics firsthand during a live raku firing demonstration in front of the museum.

Metcalf Building Second Floor, 100 S. Orange Ave., #200
Contemporary Art Collection — a 52-piece contemporary art collection recently acquired by Russell Glotfelty and James Sandidge. Notable artists featured in this exhibit include James Rosenquist, David Hockney, and Robert Rauschenberg.

Orange County Public Library 101 E. Central Blvd.
Celebrating the Genius of Women. This annual exhibition features work from local finalists, and national and international participants in the Women in the Arts, Inc. art competition. Artists featured include Danielle Culibao, Peggi Nadeau, Audrey Phillips, Hye Shin, Anna Thorne, Mindy Colton, Jennifer Payne, Karin Connolly, Eliza Pineau Casler, Kim Minichiello, Ashlyn Mae Bapst, Kathy Stutzman, and Elizabeth Allen-Cannon.

The Falcon Bar & Gallery 819 E. Washington St.
“Kawaii AF!” Art Show: art reflecting the extra-adorable world of kawaii (cute) culture & how the phenomena such as Hello Kitty/Sanrio, Totoro/Miyazaki films, cat video games/Pusheen, anime, and Harajuku, just to name a few, have shaped contemporary life in Japan. Curated by Morgan Wilson.

Gallery Eola  818 E. Washington St.
“It’s the end of the world.. As we know it” Art by Paul Aiden.This is my last show in Orlando before I leave to travel and hone my craft, creating a subject for the slightly end of the world themed pieces you’ll see. This show was inspired by outrageous hyperbole; my figures are like cartoonized, satirized, end of the world prophecy caricatures.

Terrace Gallery at City Hall 400 S. Orange Ave.
Currently undergoing renovations and will have shows again in the spring.

PaintMix Art Studio 817 E. Washington St.

Vinyl Arts Bar 75 E. Colonial Dr.
Showcasing Open Art Studio every 3rd Thursday. We open our doors to local artists to bring their art supplies and paint and create “live” for everyone to see.