MUSEUMS NEAR OUR APARTMENTS IN ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL
Boca Vista Apartments are conveniently located just north of Orlando near the natural beauty of Wekiwa Springs State Park and Lake Apopka. Our apartments in Altamonte Springs, FL are ideally situated close to all the fun and excitement of a metropolitan city without having to deal with living amongst the hustle and bustle. Enjoy living near cultural experiences that nearby museums have to offer.
Orlando Museum of Art focuses on interpreting and presenting art spanning many areas and styles, including collections of ancient and contemporary African and American artwork. There are family, youth, and adult art programs so that anyone can get involved with OMART! The museum also hosts an event on the first Thursday of each month from 6 to 9 PM that encourages appreciation for the visual arts. On 1st Thursdays, OMART introduces the community to local artwork and live music.
A unique collaboration, five museums comprise the Art and History Museums Maitland just minutes from Downtown Orlando. Maitland Art Center has contemporary art exhibitions in the galleries, two residency programs for professional artists, and art programming. Visitors can take a guided tour of the Waterhouse Residence Museum, which is a restored home from the late Victorian period built by pioneer William H. Waterhouse. Constructed around 1883, the Carpentry Shop Museum is the site of Waterhouse’s woodworking and construction business and features a permanent collection of tools used in the beginning of the twentieth century. Learn about the communication technology and history of the telephone with hands-on displays at The Telephone Museum. Or, visit the Maitland Historical Museum, which offers permanent exhibits that illustrate Florida’s history and how it parallels the American experience.
The Albin Polasek Museum is dedicated to the internationally known Czech-American sculptor, Albin Polasek. The Polasek is a living museum, with outdoor sculpture gardens dating to 1949. The three-acre garden is an oasis within the City of Winter Park and features over 200 pieces of artwork in what used to be Polasek’s home. There are also rotating exhibits of other artists’ works.
The Cornell Fine Arts Museum is located on the Rollins College campus and overlooks Lake Virginia. There are over 5,500 works that range in style and era from Renaissance to modern pieces. This museum has free admission and is open Tuesday through Sunday. For more details on tour information, click here.
Residents are close to everything they need at Boca Vista Apartments. Schedule a visit to our apartments in Altamonte Springs, FL and find your new home at Boca Vista Apartments.