SPONSORED – An annual highlight of Orlando’s art scene, the Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art is an exciting exhibition featuring the work of 10 significant Florida artists. Art lovers won’t want to miss the celebratory Exhibition Preview Party on May 31, 2019, complete with local eats, adult beverages, live music and more.
Throughout the evening, Orlando’s best restaurants and caterers will serve up artful dishes inspired by the 10 featured artists. Local culinary partners include Orlando Meats, Soco Thornton Park, and Dubsdread Catering, among others.
Pair your eats with beer, wine and specialty cocktails provided by ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Coopers Hawk Winery, Tito’s Vodka, and more. Other event perks include live entertainment, the chance to meet and mingle with the artists, and exploring the exhibition.
General admission tickets are $35/person, and VIP tickets are $55/person.
All tickets include:
- The Florida Prize Exhibition
- Art inspired chef creations
- Open bar
- Live music
VIP tickets include all of the above plus an exclusive VIP hour from 6-7pm, complimentary valet parking, VIP bar and an exclusive opportunity to meet the artists.
Featured Artists + Exhibition
This year’s featured artists are Robert Aiosa, Joe Fig, Lilian Garcia-Roig, Lola Gómez, Amer Kobaslija, Pepe Mar, Anja Marais, Edison Peñafiel, Vickie Pierre, and Sri Prabha.
The winning artist of the $20,000 Florida Prize award will be announced during the opening party. You’ll also be invited to cast your vote for your favorite artist for the People’s Choice Award, sponsored by Corkcicle..
The exhibition will be on display at the Orlando Museum of Art from May 31 – August 18, 2019.
DETAILS + TICKETS
Florida Prize Preview Party
Friday, May 31, 2019
7-10pm (VIP hour 6-7pm)
Orlando Museum of Art
General Admission: $35/person ($5 valet service available)
VIP Admission: $55/person
All ticket revenue directly supports the exhibition.
For more details and to purchase tickets, visit https://omart.org.
About the Florida Prize in Contemporary Art
Organized and curated by the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA), the Florida Prize exhibition brings new recognition to the state’s most compelling and progressive artists. Artists range from emerging to mid-career, and each is engaged in exploring significant issues of contemporary art and society in original and visually exciting ways. In all cases, they are artists whose achievements are marked by a record of notable exhibitions and awards.
Images courtesy of Orlando Museum of Art