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Mount Dora Center For the Arts

138 E 5th Ave, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5573
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Wide-ranging displays at the center of a vibrant center for the visual arts

Started by artists 43 years ago with the Mount Dora Arts Festival, MDCA has grown to include a... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2018
William L
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Mount Dora
Fun Place

This is like a co-op for artists. It was fun to see the items. Small place and can get crowded. I... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
whimisical
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Mount Dora Center for the Arts is a multifaceted community center providing: Fine art gallery exhibitions, Educational programs for all ages and levels, Annual fine-art auction event ("Art of the Deal" every November), Monthly Art Strolls (every 2nd Friday from 6-8pm) and Annual Mount Dora Arts Festival (1st weekend of every February).
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“co op” (2 reviews)
“local artists” (3 reviews)
“gallery” (6 reviews)
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138 E 5th Ave, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5573
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

Started by artists 43 years ago with the Mount Dora Arts Festival, MDCA has grown to include a large gallery with rotating shows, studios for classes for all ages, a summer arts camp for kids, and one of the highest-ranked art fairs in the country,...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

This is like a co-op for artists. It was fun to see the items. Small place and can get crowded. I like to be able to view with more room. Too much all together. But worth going in.

Thank whimisical
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

nicely setup gallery. it is very close to downtown and artistic creations are sold next door. a great variety of work, some crafts and some actual art, well curated.

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Pleasant store front space with frequently rotated exhibitions. Oils, watercolors, pastels etc. Some very reasonable priced art.

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Reviewed February 14, 2017

This little art gallery is run by local artists volunteering their time and enthusiasm for the gallery/shop. Very diversified art lends itself to appeal to a variety of interests. Fun to browse the works of local talented artists and have knowledgeable and friendly staff standing...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2016

Great little gem contributing to the community! Love attending the Art Festivals. The Art of the Deal is such a creative exhibition...

Thank centralfl0ridafun
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Reviewed May 20, 2016

Mount Dora Center for the Arts: Quaint little art center on the corner as you enter town. It was our first stop- close to where our car was parked. ”. There’s a register to sign in; the person behind the desk asked us to sign....More

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Kristina G, Public Relations Manager at Mount Dora Center For the Arts, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2016

Thank you for the kind words! We strive to keep the gallery interesting to keep attracting the locals and tourists outside of our town to the gallery. We look forward to seeing you more often! Check out our website from time-to-time for the latest exhibits...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2016

Popular with both locals and visitors, the shop reflects a vibrant artists' community with its shop of a variety of artwork, from jewelry to paintings to prints and even just cards. The gallery hosts rotating exhibits with openings coinciding with Mt. Dora's First Friday. Definitely...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2016

We wanted to see the current (and ending this week) exhibit by Sharon Osterholt showcasing her plein air works on the Florida State Parks. What a lovely small gallery and exhibit! Admission is free (donations always helpful!), and the volunteers are friendly. We plan on...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2016

For beautiful jewerly,pottery,and art of all kinds suitable for the home or for gifts from Mt. Dora don't miss this store. It is always changing and always interesting with products from local artist. Enjoy taking home a special gift from Mt. Dora.

Thank Pettitt5
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