Join thousands of visitors who converge in Downtown Orlando for 3rd Thursday Orlando’s Gallery Hop, Taste of Church Street, Tech Meetup and Business Networking events! Start the night at the Seneff Plaza at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 5 p.m. for a free concert presented by Florida Blue featuring the Orlando Concert Band.
VISIT THE FOLLOWING VENUES:
Aloft Orlando Downtown 500 S Orange Ave.
Contemporary Fine Art by Roland Pasqual
CityArts Factory 29 S Orange Ave., 6 - 11 p.m.
Now in its 6th year, CityArts Factory and the Downtown Arts District are happy to bring you Dia de los Muertos & Monster Factory!
We are shutting down Pine Street and turning up the volume for this opening night event with a Block Party sure to wake the dead. Events include:
- Original Artwork by Local & National Artists themed in Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) & Halloween
- Readings by Shaman Kiyen
- Face Painting by Central Florida Face Painting Guild
Performances and Events
6:30 pm Phantasmagoria Cirque Performance
7:30 pm Kattya Graham with Ka Malinalli (Hispanic folk Music) featuring Day of the Dead Puppet Processional
8:30 pm Florida Tribal Dance
9:00 pm Oh Mi Lasa (8 Piece Salsa Band)
10:00 pm Costume Contest
10:30 pm Salvador Live
The gallery exhibition includes four galleries celebrating all things dark, spooky, or morbid featuring themed artwork in the style of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) or Monster Factory/Halloween. Exhibit will be displaying in the Kiene Quigley Community Gallery, Orlando Magic Gallery, Gallery 29, and Star Gallery.
Redefine: ODDITIES: An extraordinary mixed medium group art exhibition. Experience in person the fantastic and gruesome works of Taxidermy, Osteology, Curiosities, Skulls and the Bizarre from some of the leading artists in the country. Artists include Forgotten Boneyard, RatBro Team, The Artwork of Valency Genis, Bonelust, ButterflyBabe, and many more!
O Gallery: “O” Gallery features resident artists Vickie Wilson, Donna Dowless, Dlynn Roll, Roberto Gonzalez, Pamela Loudon, Ronda Richley, Bernie Martin, Nestor Charneco, Mercedes Charneco and Doug Powell.
The Falcon Bar & Gallery 819 E Washington St.
3rd Thu@Falcon + Ladies Night
Gallery at Avalon Island 39 S Magnolia Ave. 6:00pm-9:00pm is the opening for the new show Tongue-Tied at the Gallery at Avalon Island. The event starts at 6pm and it is free to the public. The show will include the artworks of Christine Comple, Ashley Taylor, Will Sclater, Tom Olejar, and Adrian Gonzalez.
Grand Bohemian Gallery 325 S Orange Ave.
Featured artist, Thomas Arvid, 6- 8 p.m. (10% discount)
Loft 55 Gallery 55 West, Breezeway, Church St & Pine St.
It's Banana's by SKIP
NV Art Bar 27 E Pine St.
Art Haus Drogue, opens at 6 p.m.
Terrace Gallery/City Hall 400 S, Orange Avenue
Legends of Orange County, Celebrating 50 years of Art, 1932-1982, Opening Reception at 5:30 p.m.
Taste of Church Street 6:00 – 9:00 PM / 124 West Pine St.
District Card Pick-Up Location: 7-11 Store located in 55 West Building This monthly culinary experience offers food and beverage specials with the Church Street District Card.
Orlando Tech Meetup October is Orlando Python Monthly Meetup – Sockets and Request Libraries 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Church Street Exchange,101 South Garland Ave
RSVP to Orlando Tech Meetup: http://bit.ly/otmOCT2015
Join the Downtown Orlando Partnership and local professionals for this monthly business networking event. This month’s focus is on entrepreneurship and will feature guest speakers Adam Pickett, Founder and CEO of My One Resource and Joshua Synder, Assistant Director at the Rollins College Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship 5:30pm-7pm