Head shot of Mary Ann Carroll in front of the painting

Mary Ann Carroll: “First Lady” of Highwaymen Leaves Rich Legacy

History Center staff members were saddened to learn of the death on Dec. 4, 2019, of Mary Ann Carroll, who was long a stalwart member of the group of Florida Highwaymen artists who have visited the museum for Meet & Greet events twice a year.

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Weavers of Orlando Guild celebrates 75 years

This year, the Weavers of Orlando—a regional guild of fiber artists—turns 75 years old. Members of the Weavers have met every month since the guild’s founding in 1942, during the World War II years.

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Illuminating Art Legend Ralph Bagley

Memoirs and photos from the estate of longtime Central Florida painter and teacher Ralph L. Bagley reveal a lifetime in the arts and a devoted dad.

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Celebrating Orange County’s Artistic Heritage

Central Florida has long been home to a thriving community of artists. Now, the “Art Legends of Orange County” project celebrates 50 years of creativity.

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