Over the past decade, the Winter Park Institute has brought the likes of Jane Goodall, Garrison Keillor, Gloria Steinem, George Takei, Paul Simon, and Ken Burns to Rollins.

Winter Park Institute Turns 10

Winter Park Magazine looks back at the Winter Park Institute’s first decade and looks forward to the speaker series’ 2017-18 season.

Event Preview: Lauren Bush Lauren

During the second event of the 2017-18 Winter Park Institute season, Lauren Bush Lauren will inspire her audience to “Help FEED the World” through her social business mission.

Tomás Saraceno, Cloud Cities - Nebulous Thresholds, 2017 (detail), Metal, polyester rope, fishing line, iridescent plexiglass, metal wire, steel thread, Installed at The Alfond Inn at Rollins, Winter Park, Florida, USA., The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, 2017.6.46. Image courtesy the artist and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York. Photography © Studio Tomás Saraceno 2017

Cornell Fine Arts Museum Things to Do

CFAM Announces New Installation at The Alfond Inn

The latest addition to the Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, Tomás Saraceno’s Cloud Cities - Nebulous Thresholds will be on display in the conservatory of The Alfond Inn beginning this month.

Winter Park Institute

Winter Park Institute Announces 2017–18 Season

The Rollins College speaker series opens in September with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jon Meacham and closes in April with basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Annie Russell Theatre

Annie Russell Theatre Announces 2017–18 Season

The Annie Russell Theatre’s 85th season includes The Cradle Will Rock, Sense and Sensibility, The Women of Lockerbie, and 9 to 5: The Musical.

Images of Zora Neale Hurston at Rollins College Archives & Special Collections.

What Rollins Students Learned from Zora! Fest

Rollins students celebrate the history and culture of Eatonville and reflect on topics of race and social class.

Winter With the Writers

Bachelder, Hopler Join 2017 Winter With the Writers

Winter With the Writers at Rollins College has added National Book Award finalists Chris Bachelder and Jay Hopler to its 2017 lineup this February.

Student actors perform Hello Dolly! in the spring 2016 semester. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Things to Do

40+ Events That Will Help You Get Your Arts and Culture Fix This Spring

From art exhibitions and bestselling authors to symposiums and LipSync, it’s time for you to fill up your calendar with upcoming Rollins College events.

‘Star Trek’ Star George Takei’s Proudest Role: Civil-Rights Activist

The “Star Trek” actor George Takei will speak at the Winter Park Institute at Rollins.

Event Preview: Jon Meacham

Learn more about Jon Meacham and The Art of Leadership: Lessons from the American Presidency, which kicks off the 2017–18 Winter Park Institute speaker series on September 12.

CFAM to Debut Original Exhibition, New Acquisitions

Time as Landscape: Inquiries of Art and Science, an original exhibition that includes new acquisitions by Luis Camnitzer, Julie Mehretu, Richard Mosse, and Tomás Saraceno, will show at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum from September 29 – December 31, 2017.

George Takei Talks Science Fiction, Technology, and Interplanetary Equality

Before he makes the trip to Rollins College, George Takei chats with WMFE’s Brendan Byrne.

Winter With the Writers Announces 2017 Schedule

The annual literary festival at Rollins College opens in February with national bestselling author Susan Orlean.

PHOTOS: 2016 International Education Week Photo Contest

The top 10 photos from Rollins annual International Education Week photo contest.

8 Ways ‘Upton Abbey’ is Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen

Find out why Upton Abbey is one of the most original plays to ever hit the stage of the Annie Russell Theatre.

Passion and Light

On November 18 and 19, a multimedia experience in Rollins College’s Knowles Memorial Chapel will prove that Joan of Arc, the warrior saint, still has the power to inspire.

PHOTOS: Joel Sartore’s National Geographic Photo Ark

The Winter Park Institute at Rollins College presents Joel Sartore and the National Geographic Photo Ark, raising awareness about the threat of wildlife extinction.

The Power of Music and Song

The artistic director of the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park has turned an all-volunteer choir into a work of fine art. Just how does he do it?