Mennello Museum of American Art

Mennello Museum of American Art

The Mennello Museum of American Art endeavors to preserve, exhibit and interpret our permanent collection of paintings by Earl Cunningham. The museum also seeks to enrich the public through temporary exhibitions, programs, educational initiatives, and publications that celebrate other traditional and contemporary American art and artists across a broad range of disciplines to reflect the rich diversity of American art.


Self-Taught Black Artists in the American South

This exhibition presents the work of 13 Black self-taught artists from the American South. It highlights excellent examples from the Mennello Museum's permanent collection alongside the 2023 acquisition of works from the Polk Museum of Art. Now open through May 19, 2024, from the Collection with Recent Acquisitions.

Self-Taught Black Artists

John James Audubon's Viviparous Quadrupeds

Coming Soon: In the early 1840s, John James Audubon set out on his second grand expedition, this time to record and draw the Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. This exhibition presents 36 of those works highlighting everything from squirrels and rabbits to large cats and buffalo.


Mark Messersmith: Long Summer

Coming Soon: Over the past four decades, Mark Messersmith has created densely packed, large-scale paintings showcasing Floridaʼs untamed landscapes. Long Summer is a focus gallery featuring Messersmithʼs paintings that consider the themes of struggle among Florida's people, flora, and fauna for its dwindling natural resources.


Sally Michel: Abstracting Tonalism

Coming this Fall: The first museum retrospective exhibition in over 20 years of paintings by American artist Sally Michel (1902 - 2003), Abstracting Tonalism presents the themes of Michel’s oeuvre between the 1930s – 2000s, which ranged from studied nudes to intimate, figurative depictions of her closest relationships to rare, captivating landscapes of her travels in the United States and abroad.



900 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32803


Tuesday - Saturday 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday 12 - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Mondays and major holidays


Adults $5
Seniors (60+) $4
Students (with valid ID) $1
Children ages 6-17  $1
Children under age 6 FREE
Active, Retired Military & Veterans with ID FREE

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