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The Mistletones - Live at the Museum!
Dec
15
6:30 PM18:30

The Mistletones - Live at the Museum!

You’ll be enthralled with the spirit of the season as you enjoy the energetic, entertaining, caroling Mistletones at the Museum!

Set the tone for the Christmas Season with this live concert - packed full of carefully chosen selections of Christmas music we all love! Listen as the Mistletones transport you with holiday classics sung in the intimate atmosphere of the museum, in the heart of Downtown Mount Dora, among its millions of twinkling Christmas lights.

Click here to enjoy a sampling of the Mistletones’ musical offerings.

Doors open for wine reception at 6:30 p.m. Concert begins at 7:00 p.m.

You can make an evening of it! We are also offering a very special concert menu, created by the culinary team at 1921 Mount Dora for our concert attendees.

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Ticket Price is $20.00 for Museum Members/ $30.00 for Nonmembers and includes complimentary wine reception.

Tickets can be purchased online at: https://ezticketapp.com/?s=ez3934

For more information, call the museum at: 352.385.0034, or email us at info@modernismmuseum.org


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Art Project Saturday at the Museum - Has Been Postponed.  We will update our site when it is rescheduled!
Dec
8
10:30 AM10:30

Art Project Saturday at the Museum - Has Been Postponed. We will update our site when it is rescheduled!

A fun Saturday morning workshop especially for children ages 6-12 years from 10:30 to noon.

Cost for members is $5.00/ Nonmembers $10.00. All supplies for each child to create their own, unique friendship bracelet will be provided.

Register online at: here, or contact the Modernism Museum at 352.385.0034 with any questions. Limited seating available.

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Chamber Business After Hours
Nov
15
5:30 PM17:30

Chamber Business After Hours

Main Street Leasing, the Modernism Museum and the Modernism Museum Shoppe are pleased to host the Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce at the Modernism Museum for the November “Chamber Business After Hours” gathering.

Admission is free to all Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce members.

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Sacred Spaces: The Churches of Frank Lloyd Wright
Nov
14
12:30 PM12:30

Sacred Spaces: The Churches of Frank Lloyd Wright

Timothy Totten narrates a fascinating Modernism Museum Dine and Learn

Master storyteller Timothy Totten explores how Wright translated his revolutionary architectural vision into houses of worship. Wright famously said of his personal beliefs that he puts “a capital N on Nature” --and considers that to be his church. Wright designed many sacred spaces for a variety of religions and denominations, from synagogues to Unitarian chapels.

November 14, 2018: Luncheon at 12:30, or Dinner at 6:30

Price is $35 and includes exclusive 3-course menu.

Call the Modernism Museum at 352.385.0034 to reserve your spot for this event.

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Cece Teneal and Soul Kamotion
Nov
10
6:30 PM18:30

Cece Teneal and Soul Kamotion

Cece Teneal and Soul Kamotion perform numbers from their energetic new live album release - and lovingly and enthusiastically pay tribute to the Queen of Soul during this vibrant and soulful concert.

Cece and Soul Kamotion hold true to their blues, soul and gospel roots. Enjoy their live performance as they deliver a message of love, joy, and purpose. The group’s new live album “#5or5000” is a captivating, energetic and entertaining blend of songs that catapult you to a place where you just can’t hold back. (The album title  reflects the group’s mission of giving the same show, and a hundred percent of themselves, whether there are five or five thousand people in the audience.) It’s always a funky and fun show, addressing all stages of love and living our true life. High energy and powerful, Cece and Soul Kamotion encourage us to move and groove on the dance floor and to embrace life. Check out the great energy and powerful voice of Cece Teneal and Soul Kamotion here.

"A band that sounds as good, or better, live as they do in a soundproof booth is even more infrequent. CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion have scored in both categories." ~ JD Nash for American Blues Scene. 

Wine Reception begins at 6:30.  Concert begins at 7:00.  Tickets are $20 for 3MD Members and $30 for Nonmembers.  Buy tickets online at: https://ezticketapp.com/?s=ez3921 or call  352.385.0034 for more information.

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Maison Billecart-Salmon and 1921 Mount Dora - A Very Special Evening
Nov
8
6:30 PM18:30

Maison Billecart-Salmon and 1921 Mount Dora - A Very Special Evening

Join our partner 1921 Mount Dora as we highlight the champagnes of Maison Billecart-Salmon at this exclusive dinner. The champagnes of Billecart-Salmon are, above all, created thanks to the knowledge of the men who rigorously cultivate an estate of 100 hectares, obtaining grapes from an area totaling 300 hectares across 40 crus of the Champagne region. Purchase tickets here: Maison Billecart-Salmon Dinner.

 

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Macramé Wreath Making Workshop
Nov
3
2:30 PM14:30

Macramé Wreath Making Workshop

Macramé Momma Victoria Walsh is back by popular demand!

This time, we will be creating wreaths to warm up your spirits and your home for the holiday season! Enjoy a refreshing glass of wine as you share the afternoon with us at the museum creating your wreath. All supplies are included in the admission price. Grab a friend or two, enjoy a cup of cheer, and twine away the afternoon creating your own holiday keepsake. Enjoy your wreath for years to come - or pass it along as a meaningful holiday gift to a friend.

Workshop is limited to 10 participants - all supplies (and complimentary glass of wine) included.

Price is $45 for 3MD Members/ $50 for Nonmembers

Buy Tickets online at: https://ezticketapp.com/?s=ez3975

For more information, call the Museum at 352.385.0034

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Members' Night at the Modernism Museum
Oct
13
6:00 PM18:00

Members' Night at the Modernism Museum

An Exclusive Evening of Celebration for our Members Only

It’s our 5th Anniversary! We would like to invite you, our Modernism Museum members, to this special evening of celebration in your honor. Your support of the museum, our exhibits, classes, and cultural events throughout these years has meant so much to our organization.

We are pleased to announce we will take this opportunity to reveal a very rare and special piece in the Museum during this festive evening. 

Entertainment: Wendell Castle’s Calagari piano by Steinway.

Admission for Members is Free - Please RSVP by email to: info@modernismmuseum.org or by telephone to: 352.385.0034.

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"Brushing up on Impressionism!" October Dine and Learn
Oct
10
to Oct 11

"Brushing up on Impressionism!" October Dine and Learn

Do you dream of walking through Monet’s garden?  Are you moved by Cassatt’s tender depictions of mothers with their children?  Do Degas’ paintings of ballerinas make you want to get up dance?  If so, then join us for a very special Dine and Learn, “Brushing Up on Impressionism!” moderated by Adrienne Lee. We will discuss how this once-despised method of painting caused a creative revolution and paved the way for Modern Art.  Come celebrate Impressionism with us!

Two informative, delightful, and delicious sessions to choose from.  Call the Modernism Museum at 352.385.0034 to reserve your seat for the Dinner or Luncheon.

Dinner: October 10 at 6:30 p.m. at 1921 Mount Dora. $35, includes 3-course meal.

Luncheon October 11 at 12:30 p.m. at 1921 Mount Dora. $35, includes 3-course meal.

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Lauren Mitchell Concert
Sep
8
6:30 PM18:30

Lauren Mitchell Concert

Live at the Museum on September 8!

Lauren Mitchell performs a bold mix of her own original material, songs hand-picked from the repertoires of her friends, and covers of tunes performed by Etta James, Bettye Lavette, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin and Betty Davis.  Mitchell tells a blues story that's been a lifetime in the making. It's a stylistically varied and powerful story with a voice to match.  Check Out Lauren's incredible energy and vocals here.

WHEN: Saturday, September 8, 2018.  Wine Reception begins at 6:30 pm.  Concert begins at 7:00.

Exclusive Pre-concert Menu at 1921 Mount Dora $35 - Click here to preview menu: http://1921nva.com/community-events/

Tickets are $20 for 3MD Members and $30 for Nonmembers.  Tickets can be purchased online here: https://tinyurl.com/yaj2vajg

"A mesmerizing performer, with a voice for the ages" Jack Sullivan, Blues Music Magazine “I miss Etta a little less when I hear Lauren sing.” Josh Sklair – Grammy Award Winner, Producer and Guitarist for Etta James

“A soul-stirring voice and an arresting presence” Tony Braunagel – Producer, Grammy and Blues Music Award Winner

"Lauren prowls the stage like a cat waiting to strike. Her powerful vocals and dynamic stage presence will captivate you" Larry Lisk – KBA Award Winner, DJ WMNF Radio

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Macramé Workshop - Saturday July 28th 2:30 PM - Twine and Wine with Us
Jul
28
2:30 PM14:30

Macramé Workshop - Saturday July 28th 2:30 PM - Twine and Wine with Us

Enjoy some back to the 70's fun with 'Macramé Momma' Victoria Walsh!  Victoria will help you craft a Macramé plant hanger to take home - complete with your own potted plant. While you create, enjoy a refreshing glass of white wine as you work on your plant hanger. All supplies (and a glass of wine) are included. Members $40, Non 3MD Members $45. Limited to 12 attendees.   Buy your tickets here at:  https://ezticketapp.com/?s=ez3844 or call the museum at: 352.385.0034 for more information.

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JULY 14, 2018 STARDUST MEMORIES RETURNS TO THE MODERNISM MUSEUM
Jul
14
6:03 PM18:03

JULY 14, 2018 STARDUST MEMORIES RETURNS TO THE MODERNISM MUSEUM

We are proud to exhibit David Bowie’s private Memphis Design collection at the Modernism Museum Mount Dora. In order to truly welcome this totally rad, totally 80’s flashback exhibit, Stardust Memories: The David Bowie Tribute will perform at the Museum on July 14. Experience an immersion of all things Bowie. Come enjoy the music of one of the most exciting icons of the 80s while viewing our exhibit SPACE ODDITIES: BOWIE | SOTTSASS | MEMPHIS. Connect to your higher rock persona, sing, dance and “party on” as we celebrate a decade of genius music and design. 

Tickets are $30 each, or $20 for 3MD Members and include a sparkling wine reception and viewing of our exhibits.  The reception begins at 6:30pm with the concert at 7pm.  Call (352) 385-0034 for more information.

Enhance your night out with dinner at 1921 Mount Dora before the show!  Concert-goers can choose a starter, entrée and dessert from an exclusive 3MD Concert Menu.

When: Saturday, July 14th at 6:30PM
Where: Modernism Museum Mount Dora
Tickets: $30 for Non-members, $20 for 3MD Members; to purchase tickets Click here: https://ezticketapp.com/?s=ez3842 or you may call (352) 385-0034 for more information.

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Celebrate the Holidays! Saxophonist Dave Capp and Vocalist France Neil of the Dave Capp Project at Modernism Museum
Dec
9
6:30 PM18:30

Celebrate the Holidays! Saxophonist Dave Capp and Vocalist France Neil of the Dave Capp Project at Modernism Museum

Join us Saturday, December 9th as we welcome France Neil and Dave Capp to the Modernism Museum for a night of Christmas Carols and American Standards. Ms. Neil has sung with many talented artists including Phil Collins and Tina Turner. She is currently featured with Penguin Entertainment -- Motown in Motion. Mr. Capp is a professional saxophone player in Orlando where he has played gigs at the Ritz Carlton and the Blues Brothers show at Universal Studios. This duo will be sharing their talents with us amongst our new exhibit “SPACE ODDITIES: BOWIE SOTTSASS MEMPHIS”.

Tickets are $25 each or $20 for 3MD Members, members must call museum for discount. Admission includes a sparkling wine reception beginning at 6:30 with the concert at 7:00 pm.  Call (352) 385-0034 for more information.

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Farewell Reception
Aug
18
6:00 PM18:00

Farewell Reception

Join us Friday, August 18 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm for a final farewell reception to the works of Esherick, Nakashima, and Castle as we celebrate the closing of one fabulous exhibit in anticipation for another! As a bonus, we will have several Chihuly pieces on display.

Members are FREE, and non-members are $10.00. Please call us at 352-385-0034 to make your reservation. We look forward to raising our glasses with you and toasting to our new and exciting exhibit.

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CeCe Teneal Brought Jazz & Blues to MMMD
Jul
15
5:00 PM17:00

CeCe Teneal Brought Jazz & Blues to MMMD

This encore performance had our audience dancing in the aisle. Cece Teneal dazzled us on Wendell Castle's Caligari piano along withan abbreviated version of her fantastic band!

The energy was high and it was a night our patrons will not soon forget, especially since this was one of the last concerts to be performed live in the "esherick to NAKASHIMA" exhibit. 

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Japonism and its Impact on Western Art
May
4
5:00 PM17:00

Japonism and its Impact on Western Art

FREE Lecture

Modernism Museum is all about education, art appreciation and opening up a dialogue surrounding a variety of creative topics. We hosted Herve Le Guilloux, former teacher, and art expert, for an informative lecture focusing on the impact of Japanese artists on French Impressionism. It was an interactive presentation which centered on the influences that brought about subsequent parallels on the arts of Japan and the Western world.  

Photo credit: Saint Andrews School of Boca Raton

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