Art and the afterlife collide at the Maitland Art Center Ghost Tour


  • Va Art & History Museums - Maitland
If you like being scared while looking at art, you’re in luck: American Ghost Adventures leads this two-hour-long behind-the-scenes tour plenty full of spooks and frights to keep you entertained and on your toes. TripAdvisor ranks AGA the 10th best activity in Orlando; they even have the paranormal equipment to confirm your suspicions. (Dare we hope for a Ghostbusters-style proton-stream-crossing incident?) The Maitland Art Center, now our area’s first National Historic Landmark, served as an artist’s colony in the mid-20th century, and the ghost of founder André Smith is said to have been spotted by various guests over the years. This event gives you the best of both worlds – being exposed to different artists while also possibly being exposed to ghosts. Who knows? This tour could turn you from a skeptic into a believer. 

8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 | Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland | 407-539-2181 | | $40


We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected].

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.