Enrich Your Vacation with Orlando Arts & Entertainment
Rosen Hotels & Resorts is proud to work with United Arts of Central Florida. Together, we support Orlando’s thriving cultural scene.
Explore Orlando Arts and Culture
With one of the most vibrant artist communities in Florida, Orlando offers many ways to enjoy the arts.
If you’re looking for artsy places in Florida to visit on your next trip, check out Orlando Arts magazine. United Arts releases this publication every other month. Each issue is jam-packed with the latest things to do with art in our city. Download recent issues for free on the United Arts website.
At Rosen Hotels & Resorts, we also love to promote local arts and entertainment to our guests. Our biennial Rosen Reveal magazine highlights some of our favorite arts organizations and venues. For more ideas, check out our blog, or read on.
An Introduction to the Arts in Orlando
See why Orlando is called the “City Beautiful” by visiting these cultural hotspots.
Theaters in Orlando FL
Enjoy entertainment at one of Orlando’s renowned performing arts centers.
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is home to the Broadway in Orlando series. This downtown Orlando theater also hosts world-famous comedians and musicians.
The whole family can enjoy kid-friendly musicals and plays at the Orlando Family Stage, previously named the Orlando Repertory Theatre.
For a unique theatrical experience, visit the Renaissance Theatre Company, which writes and produces original stage shows.
Orlando Shakes is known for its professional Shakespearean and modern theatrical productions.
Classical music fans will love the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. The orchestra also has a pops series for more casual listeners.
Professional dance company Orlando Ballet puts on a production of The Nutcracker every December and hosts other world-class performances year-round.
Opera Orlando is known for its superb performances of classical and contemporary opera music.
The Garden Theatre was built in 1935 as a cinema. The historic Winter Garden venue continues to host film screenings today and also houses a professional theater company.
Orlando Visual Arts
Take in the work of local, national, and international artists at these great galleries and museums.
The Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) has been an anchor of Orlando’s arts community since 1924. Its galleries feature American, African, and ancient art.
Down the road from OMA, you’ll find the Mennello Museum of American Art. The Mennello showcases folk art from around the country and has an impressive outdoor sculpture garden.
Immerse yourself in Florida’s rich history at the Orange County Regional History Center. Head downtown to explore this massive art and culture center.
City Arts Orlando hosts engaging events and art shows in Orlando. This arts center is based in the Rogers Kiene building, one of the oldest standing structures in Orlando.
Rosen Hotels & Resorts: A Proud Supporter of the Orlando Arts Scene
At Rosen Hotels & Resorts, we have an impressive art collection of our own.
To see it, dine at Jack’s Place, an award-winning steakhouse in Rosen Plaza. The restaurant’s walls are covered in caricatures by Jack Rosen, father of our founder and COO Harris Rosen. Jack Rosen drew these famous faces when he worked at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
Today, Harris Rosen and Rosen Hotels & Resorts continue to support the arts in our community. Our work has included:
- Co-leading efforts to commission a statue of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune in Daytona Beach
- Supporting the Rosen Jewish Community Center, which offers art lessons for local youth
- Sponsoring the Ukraninian Ballet Benefit to support people impacted by the current crisis in Ukraine
- Serving as one of the Dr. Phillips Center’s in-kind sponsors