This second floor exhibit will examine how the legend of Ponce de León’s quest for restorative waters shaped the Sunshine State’s image as a land of fantasy, rejuvenation, and magical spring-fed waters. Rich in images, Finding the Fountain of Youth shows how the myths surrounding the discovery of “La Florida”
Searching for the Seventies: The DOCUMERICA Photography Project is an exhibition created by the National Archives and Records Administration and organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. Watch for more details this summer. On display August 20 – October 30, 2016.
AUGUST 24, 2015, TO MAY 29, 2016 A call to name the top 100 Orlando icons from 1960 to 1985 yielded hundred of nominations and thousands of votes in late 2014. The project was a collaboration of the Orange County Regional History Center and Orlando Remembered. Many nominations included heartfelt messages
SATURDAY, MARCH 5, TO SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2016 Sculptor Albin Polasek inspired generations with monuments to beauty, faith, and democracy. Discover how one of his masterworks, destroyed by the Nazis, rose again decades later, and learn about his inspiring journey from Czech immigrant to Winter Park icon in an exhibit