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Nelson Mandela Through the Lens of Peter Morey - Thurs., Sept. 20, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

This year marks the Sweet 16 of the Global Peace Film Festival. To recognize this, the Global Peace Film Festival, in partnership with the Downtown Arts District, is proud to present a photographic exhibit of a collection of images of special moments in the life of Madiba, from his inauguration, meeting special people and spending time with his beloved family at home.

Renowned South…


Added by Slice Administrator on September 20, 2018 at 12:05pm — No Comments


Winner in 2016

Downtown Orlando local businesses and organizations will celebrate the holiday spirit this year by participating in Deck the Downtown 2017. Also known as Deck the DTO, this program is a collaborative effort between the Downtown Arts District, Downtown Orlando Partnership, Church Street…


Added by Slice Administrator on November 30, 2017 at 4:03am — No Comments


We have two days for getting deals – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On #GivingTuesday, we have a day for giving back. #GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by communities around the world. Millions of people have come together to support and champion…


Added by Slice Administrator on November 28, 2017 at 10:48am — No Comments

An Important Message From the Chairman of the Board

My fellow arts and cultural community,


We hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with good food, good company, and good cheer.  At the Downtown Arts District, we have much for which we are thankful, and that includes all of the generous members of our community who make our organization a distinctive place people come to celebrate a common…


Added by Slice Administrator on November 27, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Downtown Orlando Gallery Tour


Added by Slice Administrator on July 26, 2017 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Curator- Art in Odd Places Orlando 2016



The Downtown Arts District, presenting Art in Odd Places (AiOP), seeks a Central Florida based curator or curatorial team for its 2016 festival focusing on PLAY. Art in Odd Places' 2nd annual festival will take place in downtown Orlando. AiOP is an art festival placing…


Added by Slice Administrator on February 10, 2016 at 5:13pm — No Comments

An Interview with B-Side Artist, Tr3.


How long have you been involved with B-Side?

Since 2007, but we officially started in '08.

How long have you exhibited work at CityArts?

Since 2008.

How do you prepare for a show each year?

That's another interview! Short version- you just make it happen. A slur of caffeine, watching documentaries, collaborating with people to get work done, and sharpening up on your skills. There's a number of things. This particular show coming up, the…


Added by Slice Administrator on June 17, 2013 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Donate Today!

B-Side Artist, German, tells us why it's important to support future art exhibits.

"By giving, it brings awareness to the culture of the City. Art makes a city come alive"

Help us grow our up-and-coming artists by providing a home to exhibit and curate new and exciting works of art. Share your love of art today!

Donate at-…


Added by Slice Administrator on June 10, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

"Atelier 2012" at Gallery at Avalon Island

The works of Kathleen Brodeur and Edson Campos are highly regarded both locally and internationally.  See their most recent exhibit "Atelier 2012" at Gallery at Avalon Island November and December.  Meet them in person during Third Thursday on November 15th and December 20th from 6-9 pm.


I purchased my first piece from Edson over 4 years ago and also own an…


Added by Slice Administrator on November 11, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Tony Battaglia “The Relic” One Performance ONLY, November 15th, 8 PM @ The Abbey!

The irreverent and sometimes opinionated,songwriter, engineer and musician will perform his new project: A Liar’s Broken Heart, generously donating a portion of the proceeds to Orlando’s Downtown Arts District.

Tony has loaned his talents to such artists as: N’Sync, The Backstreet Boys, Mandy Moore, Shinedown, Puddle Of Mudd and other notables. Credits include film and TV,…


Added by Slice Administrator on October 30, 2012 at 2:34pm — No Comments


The Downtown Arts District, a dedicated nonprofit organization for advancing arts and economic development in the City of Orlando, announces its newly elected officers for fiscal year 2012-2013. 

The new board officers are: Chairman Donna Dowless, President of XOXO Media Group; Co-Chairman and Incoming Chairman David Wheeler, Vice President and General Manager of .Com Marketing; Vice-Chairman and Chairman-Elect Shanon Larimer, Associate…


Added by Slice Administrator on September 18, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

We need your help reaching our fundraising goal...

As the outgoing Executive Director for the Downtown Arts District, I have one last request from YOU, our incredible

members of OrlandoSlice that have been with us since the beginning. 


We have just one week to go and I'm looking for your support in making a donation to support our annual campaign.  Our goal was to reach $20,000 and we're almost…


Added by Slice Administrator on March 2, 2011 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Happy New Year From The Downtown Arts District & THE SLICE!

Do you love TOP TEN LISTS?  Here's a list great list, "TOP TEN LIST of 2010" --i…


Added by Slice Administrator on December 31, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Some exciting new changes for the arts . . .

While I wanted to speak with you many of you individually, our SLICE network felt like the best place to share some exciting news with you all at the same time.  I was recently asked to join Baker Barrios Architects, one of Orlando’s largest architectural, interior design, and planning firms.  I have accepted this offer as their new Vice President of Global Marketing for Orlando, Tampa, and Atlanta.


While I will be transitioning out of my current role over the next few…


Added by Slice Administrator on December 17, 2010 at 4:00pm — 17 Comments

Lee James Floral Gallery Wins Window Display Contest

Congratulations to Lee James Floral Gallery... one of our talented new tenants at CityArts Factory for winning the Window Display contest with the City of Orlando! The window’s look fantastic... but the shopping experience is even better! Stop in and experience the spirit of Lee James Floral.

The Downtown Development Board held a window design competition to help kick off the holiday season Downtown. There were 11 businesses who participated, creating amazing window designs… Continue

Added by Slice Administrator on December 9, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Donate a Toy Today!

Anyone who knows me well, knows that I absolutely LOVE the holidays. I love that this season brings friends and family together to share the holiday spirit. For years now, I've personally supported many toy drives for those children that are less fortunate so that they can have a memorable holiday experience.

This year, you can help put the sparkle into a child's eyes for Christmas by providing a toy for a child who wouldn't have one this year. Now…


Added by Slice Administrator on November 30, 2010 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

My Thanksgiving Message to You

May your day be filled with food, family, and football – and perhaps even the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on your favorite TV station.

Have a happy Thanksgiving…


Added by Slice Administrator on November 24, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Take Survey = Help Local Arts Organizations Better Serve You & Earn a Chance to Win One of Several $50 Gift Certificates

CityArts Factory, an affiliate of the Downtown Arts District,…

Added by Slice Administrator on November 8, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments


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