Maitland Art Center

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Maitland Art Center
Maitland Art Center is located in Florida
Maitland Art Center
Location Maitland, Florida
Coordinates 28°37′32″N 81°22′3″W / 28.62556°N 81.36750°W / 28.62556; -81.36750Coordinates: 28°37′32″N 81°22′3″W / 28.62556°N 81.36750°W / 28.62556; -81.36750
Architect Jules Andre Smith
Architectural style Modern Movement
NRHP Reference # 82001036[1]
Added to NRHP November 17, 1982

The Maitland Art Center (formerly known as The Research Studio) is a historic site in Maitland, Florida. It was founded and designed by architect and artist J. Andre Smith in 1937. It is located at 231 West Packwood Avenue. On November 17, 1982, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

The Maitland Art Center is one of the five museums encompassed by the Art & History Museums - Maitland (A&H). The A&H's Maitland Art Center offers a variety of art classes for adults and children, professional development for artists, and dynamic programing for art appreciation. The A&H is a non-profit organization funded by earned income and contributions by the City of Maitland, the State of Florida, United Arts of Central Florida, grants, and individual donations.

The A&H's Maitland Art Center is one of the few examples of Mayan Revival, also known as Fantasy Architecture in the southeast. The beautiful grounds are a common location for outdoor weddings. The art center offers three areas for weddings: the Main Garden, the Chapel, and the Mayan Courtyard.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 

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