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Art-opening dates are a much better hang than Netflix




Whether it's a friend date or a romantic one, art openings are a much better hang than Netflix.

Keep an eye on Orlando Weekly's calendar (both in print and online) for openings, especially the big Orlando Museum of Art exhibitions (always very swanky) and Snap (always full of interesting people). If you've got a dog, the Mennello Museum is extremely pup-friendly – not only do they hold regular yappy hours and dog brunches in their sculpture garden, they even sell pet memberships. For a day with a bit more chill, check out the Alfond Inn in Winter Park. Rotating selections of contemporary art hang throughout the hotel; they offer guided tours, or you can just have a drink in the lobby surrounded by beauty.

Art and History Museums – Maitland 231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland, artandhistory.org

Alfond Inn 300 E. New England Ave., Winter Park, thealfondinn.com

CityArts 39 S. Magnolia Ave., facebook.com/cityartsfactory

Cornell Fine Arts Museum 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, cfam.rollins.edu

Henao Contemporary Center 5601 Edgewater Drive, facebook.com/henaocenter

Loud Gallery 1907 N. Orange Ave., loudgallery.com

Mennello Museum of American Art 900 E. Princeton St., mennellomuseum.org

Mills Gallery 1650 N. Mills Ave., theartgalleryatmillspark.com

Morse Museum of American Art 445 N. Park Ave., Winter Park, morsemuseum.org

Orlando Museum of Art 2416 N. Mills Ave., omart.org

Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park, polasek.org

Snap! Orlando 1013 E. Colonial Drive; also 420 E. Church St., snaporlando.com

This story is from the Aug. 8, 2019, print issue of Orlando Weekly's Newcomers Guide 2019. Stay on top of Central Florida news and views with our weekly Headlines newsletter.

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