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Cornell Fine Arts Museum

1000 Holt Ave, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL 32789-4499
+1 407-646-2526
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Very nice collection

Visited while driving around the Rollins College Campus. Lovely architecture. Liked the pocket... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
George B
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Puerto Rico
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Little Gem at Rollins College - FREE!

Small but impressive free museum on the Rollins College campus. Definitely visit if you are in the... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Coco1231
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Florida
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Set on the Rollins College campus overlooking beautiful Lake Virginia, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum offers an intimate and unique experience in Winter Park. Among the more than 5,000 works ranging from antiquity to contemporary, we hold the only European Old Masters collection in the Orlando area, a sizable American art collection, and the forward-looking Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, shown both at the museum and at The Alfond Inn a few blocks from campus. As an educational unit of Rollins College, we are a museum dedicated to teaching through and with art. We strive to engage visitors of all ages with our collection – displayed thematically in “Conversations” among centuries, styles and media - and to share our innovative exhibitions, which change seasonally and feature art for all tastes, from the early Renaissance to cutting-edge contemporary. Educational programs, offered free of charge, include gallery talks (both at the museum and at The Alfond Inn), lectures, panel discussions, films, as well as hands-on art activities, special tours, and scavenger hunts for the younger visitors.
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1000 Holt Ave, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL 32789-4499
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Visited while driving around the Rollins College Campus. Lovely architecture. Liked the pocket watches keys collection. Nice relaxing stroll through the masters collections. RecomendedMore

1  Thank George B
Management response:Responded 16 June 2017

We're so glad you stopped by! If you're still in our area, stop by The Alfond Inn in Winter Park as well. It is a satellite space for our Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art and filled from top to bottom with pieces from that forward-thinking...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Small but impressive free museum on the Rollins College campus. Definitely visit if you are in the area and add visiting additional art at the Alfond Inn and absolute must visit to the Morse (Tiffany glass) museum. Great indoor activities for those rainy spells. Everyone...More

1  Thank Coco1231
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Da wife and I strolled over when we were staying at the Alfond Inn (about 1 block away. Interesting thing... the profits from the Alfond go to scholorships for Rollins students.). Beautiful campus but wanted to post to folks that it isn't open on Mondays.More

Thank UsuallyNotGrumpy
Management response:Responded 24 March 2017

Hello. We're so sorry you were not able to come in to the museum on Monday, which is the one day of the week we are closed to public viewing. However, we do hope you enjoyed the Cornell's Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art pieces on...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

If your in Winter Park, be certain to stop by the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College. The current exhibit was dedicated to the Black Art History and is very well presented and informative. The museum is not large, however the gallery's are exceptional....More

Thank JVK084
Management response:Responded 9 March 2017

Thank you and we're glad you enjoyed your visit! Our exhibitions change up each season, so be sure to check our website for what's coming up! All programming is free admission and open to the public.

Reviewed 11 February 2017

Did not know what to expect, other than it was a museum in Winter Park on Rollins College campus. Usually it is almost impossible to park on college campuses without a student/faculty sticker, so with some trepidation sought out a space - only to find...More

1  Thank Marshall B
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I visited here because I was driven out of the Orlando Museum of Art for reasons given in my review of it. What a contrast! The setting is idyllic, on the beautiful Rollins campus by a really scenic lake. The building feels welcoming and the...More

3  Thank Bernard S
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The CFA Museum is a good lazy day kind of activity. The museum, located on the campus of Rollins College, is quite small - it's permanent collection is roughly two rooms, but has had some really interesting collections. Though the permanent collection tends to be...More

Thank JSinDC
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome little museum on Rollins campus. Great collection, but pocket watch keys were a standout. Amazing tiny works of art.

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is one of my favorite museums in Winter Park/Orlando area. Its locayted on the Rollins College campus (which is very nice all on its own). The collection they have is a good. They switch the items up every once in a while so if...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Free admission to the art museum. Various exhibits appear frequently. There is always something new to see.

Thank TerriF12_13
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