Exhibition Reception for “Site Specifics” Dan Gunderson and Barbara Sorenson”

Topographies Install OMA_2007

“Site Specifics: Dan Gunderson and Barbara Sorenson” Exhibition

Topographies Install OMA_2007

Includes installations by two Central Florida artists, Dan Gunderson of Deland and Barbara Sorensen of Winter Park. Working collaboratively, these two artists will transform the Museum with their site-specific installations that will provide visitors an opportunity to experience art environments. Admission Members: Free General Admission: $5 Seniors (age 62+): $4 Student Admission (K-12, and college/vocational […]

Student Art Competition Gallery Exhibit

Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday from 10am-2pm.


This amazing exhibition features many of our usual artists and some new as we explore this new concept. This unique juried competition invites all artists to present work they have created in all mediums to represent their view of “Reflections.” The first two weeks will be just wonderful art and the last week, the Council […]

Curator Tour of “Site Specifics”

A lunch time tour  with curator, Adam Justice of the “Site Specifics” exhibition of Dan Gunderson (“Kaleidoscopic”) and Barbara Sorenson (“Echoes”).

Quilting Florida by Carolyn Friedlander

Grove Quilt Cover

Carolyn’s custom machine quilting has received recognition at local and national shows. In 2011, she diversified her craft by developing a line of art quilt stamps and a fabric line with Robert Kaufman. Her aesthetic draws on elements of art, architecture, and the history of quilt making. Learn more about Carolyn. On display in the Visitor Center.

Chagall for Children

Chagall for Children

Explorations V Children’s Museum is proud to serve as a venue for the world class Chagall for Children traveling exhibit. The interactive exhibit runs through July 12. The exhibit, created by the Kohl’s Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago in Glenview, Illinois, features 15 interactive, multi-sensory components that incorporate reproductions of works by master artist, Marc Chagall. It has been […]

Children’s Festival: Chagall for Children & Hand ‘n Hand Exhibits Premiere

Explorations V Children’s Museum hosts its annual Children’s Festival Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10am until 3pm. The festival includes art, science, music, woodworking, bounce house, entertainment and many other hands-on activities throughout nearby Munn Park. A bicycle give-away, nature show and “big wheel” vehicles are also scheduled. A ribbon cutting will be held at […]

Creative Youth: 15th Congressional District Competition

Exhibit runs from April 12 through May 18. An awards reception will be held on Saturday, May 3 at 11am.

Imaginations Real, Visual Arts Exhibit and Reception


Polk Arts Alliance

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