The Heritage Collection:
Photographs and Oral Histories of West Winter Park
A unique exhibition of history told by the residents who have lived it.
Tuesday - Thursday, 12:00 to 4:00 pm
Friday 12:00 to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Next Collection Day TBA.
Through April 13, 2013
Heritage Center Gallery–Sewn Together: Photographic Quilts Reflecting the Family
Ties of Eatonville, Maitland and Winter Park.
As a tribute to the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Eatonville, the oldest African American municipality in the United States, the Heritage Center Quilting Guild will work with seven families to create a series of photographic quilts that tell the story of the relationships in the African American communities of the three cities. Led by Heritage Center Docent Mary Daniels, Chief Historian Fairolyn Livingston, and curated by Crealdé Painting & Drawing Director Henry Sinn. Opening reception Friday, January 18, 6 to 8 p.m.
April 19 to September 7
Preaching to the Trees and the Animals: The Folk Art of O.L. Samuels.
As the opening event for this year’s Folk Art and Craft Festival, the Heritage Center will
feature one of America’s most noted folk artists. The Tallahassee artist shows his
elaborately carved wood sculptures that manifest his love for the natural world. The
exhibition also features two large carved animal sculptures from the collection of the
Mennello Museum of American Art. Curated by Crealdé Executive Director Peter Schreyer.
Opening lecture with O.L. Samuels, 6 to 7 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church,
followed by a reception with live blues music from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 19.
4th Annual Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk Art and Craft Festival.
features work for sale by Florida folk and traditional craft artists, including the
original Florida Highwaymen painters and Crealdé ceramicists, as well as live folk music,
soul food, and a hands-on “Kid Folk” workshop (for ages 5 and up) entitled “The Aztec
Encounter and Musical Parade,” led by Crealdé artist Lilly Carrasquillo and Mexican folk
artist David Penaflor. Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.