Art Exhibits

Current Art Exhibit

Kristin Wessling
April 20 - July 15, 2011
I have loved photography and nature for as long as I can remember. This show is sincerely a window to my soul, my vision, and my joy. There is certain magic in these wild acres of Camellias and trees along the shores of Lake Rowena. K. Wessling

Permanent Art Exhibits

Oftinoski Sculpture
Metal Sculpture Collection
In this contemplative setting, in the heart of downtown, the insertion of sculpture in various media confirms the artistic marriage of landscape design and sculpture as art forms. R. Bowden
Mulford B Foster
Oil on Canvas Collection
The abstract works of M.B. Foster earned him the name "passionate plant philosopher" and have been on display at the Maitland Art Center, and shows in New York and Pennsylvania before finding its permanent home at Harry P. Leu Gardens.
Frank Farmer
Flowers For Janette Enamel and Aluminum Rose Room
Flowers For Janette is a 6'x10' piece by artist Frank Farmer in 1995. Frank Farmer’s pieces are well known in Miami, Philadelphia and New York. Created by painting enamel flowers on aluminum, this piece resembles an impressionistic rendering of flower groupings, yet the colors are strong and bold.
Bill Rollo
Camellias Watercolor
John Catterall
Grove Diptych
Chrissie Mervine
Tree of Life Mosaic
Sarah Owens
Cillia-Pod Stoneware

Special Events

Upcoming Events: May

Storytime for Children presented by Arnold Palmer Hospital
Monday, May 2 - "Story Time for Children at Leu Gardens"
Presented by Arnold Palmer Hospital
Fee: Free
Enjoy this indoor event the first Monday of each month at 10:00 am, excluding holidays.
Leu Gardens present the outdoor movie theatre, Florida.
Friday, May 6 - "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood"
Opens at 6 p.m, movie starts at 8:30 p.m.
Fee: Adults - $5, Children - $2, Members - Free
Enjoy an outdoor movie in a beautiful garden setting. Patrons may bring a blanket or chairs and dinner picnic basket.
Celebrate Mother's Day with Leu Gardens, Florida.
Sunday, May 8 - "Mother's Day"
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fee: Moms get in free
Take mom on a stroll through a beautiful garden this Mother’s Day.

Upcoming Events: June

Storytime for Children presented by Arnold Palmer Hospital
Monday, June 6 - "Story Time for Children at Leu Gardens"
Presented by Arnold Palmer Hospital
Fee: Free
Enjoy this indoor event the first Monday of each month at 10:00 am, excluding holidays.
Leu Gardens present the outdoor movie theatre, Florida.
Friday, June 3 - "Inception"
Opens at 6 p.m, movie starts at 8:30 p.m.
Fee: Adults - $5, Children - $2, Members - Free
Enjoy an outdoor movie in a beautiful garden setting. Patrons may bring a blanket or chairs and dinner picnic basket.
Celebrate Father's Day with Leu Gardens, Florida.
Sunday, June 19 - "Father's Day"
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fee: Dad's admission is free on Father's Day
Take time out with Dad this Father's Day and bring him to Leu Gardens.

Upcoming Events: August

Storytime for Children presented by Arnold Palmer Hospital
Monday, August 1 - "Story Time for Children at Leu Gardens"
Presented by Arnold Palmer Hospital
Fee: Free
Enjoy this indoor event the first Monday of each month at 10:00 am, excluding holidays.
Leu Gardens present the outdoor movie theatre, Florida.
Friday, August 5 - "Twilight"
Opens at 6 p.m, movie starts at 8:30 p.m.
Fee: Adults - $5, Children - $2, Members - Free
Enjoy an outdoor movie in a beautiful garden setting. Patrons may bring a blanket or chairs and dinner picnic basket.

Classes & Workshop

Children's Classes

Friday, May 20 - "Night Hike "
Fee: $10, Members - $5
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Age: 4-12
Kids, bring your parents and a flashlight, explore the outdoors and see how the plants look at night.

Children Summer Camping

June 20-24 - "Junior Detectives"
Fee: $75, Members - $60
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Age: completed kindergarten or 1st grade
July 18-22 - "Garden Detectives"
Fee: $95, Members - $80
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Age: completed 2d or 3dgrade
August 8-12 - "Garden Explorers"
Fee: $110, Members - $95
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Age: completed 2d or 3dgrade

Horticulture Adult Classes

Wednesday, May 4 - "Wild Weeds"
Fee: $14, Members - $8
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Webster defines a weed as a, "valueless, troublesome or noxious plant growing wild". There are many commonly agreed upon herbal weeds, which have folklore history, culinary uses or medicinal properties.
Saturday, May 7 - "Orchid Culture"
Fee: $14, Members - $8
10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Growing orchids can be very easy in Central Florida. Get a good start by attending this information-packed session on selection, cultivation, and growing media to choose when purchasing and caring for your favorites.
Thursday, May 12 - "Flowering"
Fee: $14, Members - $8
7 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Learn about the many different flowering and unusual trees that can be used in the Central Florida landscape.

All 2011 Classes