Crealdé School of Art is a community based non-profit arts organization
established in 1975. It features a year-round curriculum of over 100 visual
arts classes for students of all ages, taught by a faculty of over 40 working
artists; a renowned Summer Art Camp for children and teens; a Visiting
Artist Workshop series, three galleries, the Contemporary Sculpture Garden,
and award-winning outreach programs. Crealdé’s second campus, the
Hannibal Square Heritage Center, opened in 2007 in partnership with the
City of Winter Park as an extension of Crealdé’s community programs.
Crealdé School of Art, located in Winter Park, FL, is supported in part by a
membership of over 1200 individuals, families and businesses; United Arts
of Central Florida; the City of Winter Park; Orange County Government through
the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program; the State of Florida Department of State,
Division of Cultural Affairs; The Florida Arts Council; The National Endowment
for the Arts; and various private foundations.
The Early Bird discount
($10 per person) is in effect for Spring classes;
Use code 14SPRING
Crealde offers over 100 art classes and work-shops in painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, photography, stained glass and jewelry design. Classes are held at our scenic main campus in Winter Park; at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center; and at the Jessie Brock Community Center in Winter Garden.
Call 407-671-1886 or see all classes under Classes & Workshops tab above.
2014 Crealdé Sessions:
Winter Session January 20 to March 15
Spring March 31 to May 24
Summer June 16 to August 9
Fall I Session August 18 to Oct. 11
Fall II Session October 20 to Dec. 13
WEATHER NOTE: If classes are cancelled due to bad weather it will be announced here.
MAIN CAMPUS OFFICE HOURS
Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
January 17 – March 29, 2014 Grady Kimsey: The Mind’s Eye
This one-person exhibition of paintings and sculptures will celebrate the work of one of Central Florida’s most accomplished artists and most popular art educators. Grady Kimsey retired after a 25 year career as a professor of art at Seminole Community College, where he has literally inspired thousands of students, including some of Central Florida’s most recognized young artists. His national exhibition record spans nearly six decades and his work is in the collection of some of Florida’s top art museums, as well as the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery in Washington D.C.
Come meet the artist at our opening reception at Crealdé’s Alice & William Jenkins Gallery, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, January 17.
January 11 – March 29, 2014 Director’s Choice IV
In conjunction with the Night of Fire,Crealdé’s winter open house, there will be an opening reception on Saturday, January 11 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. for Director’s Choice IV. The exhibition features the recent work of nine artists who teach at Crealdé’s satellite location in Winter Garden.
The exhibiting faculty include: Beatrice Athanas, Patricia Byron, Prayong Deeying, Belinda Glennon, Cathy Hempel, Mark Lepow, Trish O’Donnell, Peter Schreyer, and Michael van Gelder.
The work in this exhibition was selected by the executive director and the school’s artistic directors representing photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, and sculpture.
The Sage Project, ongoing at Heritage Center
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March 8, Saturday, 10am - 2pm
Crealdé Family Festival: come out & play
Free fun for everyone! Come out and enjoy activities for the entire family. Visit each art studio to meet Crealdé faculty and join in one of the many free hands-on workshops or demonstrations. Pony rides, bounce house, and face painting for children of all ages. Attendees will receive a coupon code for for $20 discount on Summer Art Camp registrations.
See our gift shop, Crealdé Gifts
Handmade in Florida!
Wow your friends and family with a thoughtful gift of original art! All sales support local artists and Crealdé.
5th Annual Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk Art and Craft Festival.
The Festival features work for sale by Florida folk and traditional craft artists, including the original Florida Highwaymen painters, as well as live folk music, soul food, and a hands-on “Kid Folk” workshop (for ages 5 and up) led by Crealdé artist Lilly Carrasquillo.