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Art on Display

After the Last Harvest: The Lake Apopka Farmworker Memorial Quilt Project

Orlando Public Library, Library Central

Celebrate the lives, struggles and triumphs of former Lake Apopka Farmers. View this exhibition featuring Lake Apopka Farmworker Memorial Quilts-on loan from the Farmworker Association of Florida-and The Last Harvest photo-documentary collection from Crealdé School of Art. For more information, contact Jeannie Economos at farmworkerassoc@aol.com.

Origami: The Ancient Art of Paper Folding

Orlando Public Library

Local artist and expert Al Aki displays his intricate works of origami. Popular with children and adults, Al's artistic pieces include animals, modular shapes, flowers, dinosaurs, spaceships, dollar bill origami and Kirigami. Aki's origami exhibit will be on display throughout July and August.

For more information visit www.origamiland.com or email akial6006@yahoo.com. See Origami with Alvin Aki on www.youtube.com.

The Art of Victorian Needlework

Winter Garden Branch
Saturday, August 4, 10:30 a.m.

Learn the history of Victorian Needlework with Donna Kelly. Mrs. Kelly will share samples of her handiwork including tatting, smocking and Irish crochet.

Save the Date: Viva! Art

Olando Public Library, Library Central
Thursday, September 6, 6 p.m.

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month! Bring your family and enjoy a fabulous presentation of Caribbean and Latin American contemporary art by local and international artists. The evening's festivities will include a celebration of the artists and their works, including Latin music, dance and refreshments.

Featuring Artists:

  • Francisco Londono, Colombia
  • José Marcano, Puerto Rico
  • José Luis Pasarell, Puerto Rico
  • José Peyo Vazquez, Puerto Rico
  • Claudia Yagnum, Chile
 
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