Arts & Culture


Where art, history, science, and community meet…

In Orlando, you’ll never run out of things to do. The same ideals of creativity and innovation that rank Orlando’s theme parks among the best in the world overflow to the surrounding community, making this a haven for artists and performers. Here are some of the area’s options:

Dr. P. Phillips Orlando Center for the Performing Arts

The state-of-the-art Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a brand new premier destination for world-class arts, culture, and entertainment; a Center where regional and global creativity converge to educate and nurture the region’s artists, arts organizations, audiences, and students.

Harry P. Leu Gardens 

These show gardens in Orlando include large camellia and rose collections, palms and bamboos, and a tropical stream garden.

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

Orlando is home to one of the top orchestras in the state.

Orange County Regional History Center

The Orange County Regional History Center is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and explores 12,000 years of the area’s rich history with interactive exhibits, artifacts, archives and special shows.

 Snap! Orlando

A contemporary art organization with two galleries and over 100 exhibited international photographers & multimedia artists

 Loch Haven Park

Known as the cultural corridor of Orlando, Loch Haven Park is located on Mills Avenue and Princeton Street. 

Loch Haven Park is home to:

Orlando Science Center

Home to exciting, hands-on exhibits, amazing giant-screen movies, and engaging live programming, Orlando Science Center is a place where visitors can explore and discover science and technology together.

Orlando Ballet

Orlando Shakespeare Theater

Orlando Repertory Theater

Orlando Museum of Art

Mennello Museum of American Art

Orlando Garden Club

Winter Park

Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens

The Polasek is on the National Register of Historic Places features over 200 works by Florida Artist Hall of Fame sculptor Albin Polasek, N.A.

 Bach Festival Society of Winter Park

Featuring the Bach Festival Choir and Orchestra – at Rollins College since 1935 the third-oldest continuously operating Bach Festival in the United States.

 The Morse Museum

The museum is internationally known for the most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany.


Enzian Theater

Central Florida’s only full-time, non-for-profit alternative cinema & home to the Florida Film Festival & Eden Bar.

Florida Film Festival

The Florida Film Festival in Orlando is an Oscar®-qualifying festival, premiering the best in current, independent and international cinema.

Osceola Center for the Arts

The Center hosts five art exhibits in their gallery and produces a two-day art festival in downtown Kissimmee.


To learn more about the Arts:
Dr. Phillips Center
Winter Park
Orlando Science Center
Enzian Theater

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