Harry C. Sigman Collection of European and
American Decorative Art
, with works from the late 19
and early 20
Cornell Fine Arts Museum
is set on the Rollins College
campus and overlooks Lake Virginia. The museum is home
to the oldest collections in the state, with more than 5,000
objects on exhibit, ranging from antique to contemporary.
Upcoming exhibitions include “Kara Walker: Harper’s Pictorial
History of the Civil War” reflecting an illustrated compilation
of news reports about the Civil War (first published in 1866),
as well as “Tobi Kahn: Reverie” reflecting back on 30 years of
works in various media.
The Polasek Museum
offers over 200 works by Czech-born
American sculpturer, Albin Polasek. The museum is the
previous retirement home of the artist, and is listed on the
“National Register of Historic Places.” It is one of only 30
members of the “National Trust’s Historic Artists’ Homes
and Studios.” In addition to the home, the museum
features a chapel and a captivating garden which includes
over 50 outdoor sculptures and dates back to 1949.
While you’re there, stay at The Alfond Inn (the Rollins
College boutique hotel), or the Park Plaza Hotel. Before
leaving the area, you can relax and take in a film at the
Enzian outdoor theater, just a few minutes from Park
Avenue. The venue is amidst 400-year-old oak trees,
and offers audience members lounge chairs, as well
as the option to dine on first-rate food, craft beers,
wine, and cocktails.
For more information, visit:
Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival atwww.wpsat.org