Past Events

Clay Koi Kids Workshop at Modernism Museum Mount Dora

April 1

Children, ages 5 - 10 had a blast starting with a lump of clay and sculpting it into a magnificent fish on a stick. We love helping children develop their creative talents, and this workshop did just that!   



The "Saxman" at Modernism Museum Mount Dora

March 25, 2017

Matt the Saxman, accompanied by vocalist France rocked the house at our March concert. Audience members danced and even participated in group sing-a-longs! Take a peek at what you missed, by clicking here! Next concert will be April 22, call us to get details and purchase your advance tickets.  



Personalized Gift Cards at Modernism Museum Mount Dora's Serenity Saturday

March 18

Participants at March's Serenity Saturday created personalized gift cards during an hour of tranquil, adult coloring time while surrounded by the beautiful exhibit of "esherick to NAKASHIMA". 


Frida Kahlo: A Life Less Ordinary Dine & Learn pt 1

This was part 1 of a 3 part Dine and Learn Lecture Series sponsored by Main Street Leasing, 1921 by Norman Van Aken and Modernism Museum Mount Dora. This whole series was designed around Frida Kahlo, one of Mexico's greatest artists and the influence she had on art and culture.

Part 1: This was an introductory session into the life and work of Frida and will provide some valuable insight on her background and some of the unusual details of her work. This session will be repeated in May

Celebrating the Start Spring with Lotus Flower Origami

March 4, 2017

3MD hosted a spring celebration with local artist, Paula Davis, participants were guided through the process of creating beautiful paper lotus flowers, just in time to celebrate the start of spring.


#ArtHistoryTrending Lunch and Learn Series - Session 3

February 23, 2017

Series #ArtHistoryTrending

Session 3: #Memes, #Themes and Devious Schemes: Symbolism and the Power of a Pictorial Society

Feeling overwhelmed by social media? Images, logos and pictures have always played and important role in human communication. In Session 3 of this lecture series, we took a closer look at how those images have evolved from hieroglyphics of Ancient Egypt to the #Memes of the 21st century.

1921 by Norman Van Aken served a fabulous lunch menu just for our group.


Valentine's Day Came Early with the Paul DeRittter Band

 February 11, 2017

An early celebration for Valentine's Day at Modernism Museum Mount Dora with the Paul DeRitter Band was a huge success. Many attendees enjoyed The Exclusive 3MD Concert Menu at 1921 by Norman Van Aken prior to the show and then mingled in the amazing "esherick to Nakashima" exhibit while sipping on their sparkling wine. We are so thankful that Main Street Leasing sponsored this fabulous event. 


#ArtHistoryTrending Lunch and Learn Series - Session 2

January 26, 2017

Series #ArtHistoryTrending

Session 2: #SelfieCulture and #SquadGoals: The History of Portraiture and Group Portraits

But first...let me take a selfie! Do you think selfies are a new social media trend of the 21st century? In Session 2 of this 3-part lecture series, we discussed how artists have been painting self-portraits for hundreds of years and how that art historical tradition influences today's #SelfieCulture.

1921 by Norman Van Aken, blocked off a special space for this informative lecture and offered food service from the lunch menu.


Jared on the Violin Back by Popular Demand

January 14, 2017

Attendees at Modernism Museum Mount Dora's concert was electrified with the talent of Jared Violin! Jared has played the violin since the age of 3 and his immense talent has taken him all the way to Broadway and Carnegie Hall. This intimate solo concert, was sponsored by Main Street Leasing, and showcased everything from classical pieces to bluegrass, jazz and even rock.

Dinner and a show: Many attendees enjoyed a special concert menu provided by 1921 by Norman Van Aken, which included a starter, entree and dessert before settling in for Jared's amazing concert!



Serenity Saturday - Rejuvenate for Spring at MMMD

March 18, 2017

Participants enjoyed a no instruction, no stress Serenity Saturday - surrounded by the beautiful works of art in the "esherick to NAKASHIMA" exhibit.



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