Rollins Welcomes the 2018 GladdeningLight Symposium

Join a group of heralded artists and thinkers for a weekend of stimulating discussion on the evocative nature of film.

Henri-Joseph Harpignies (French 1819-1916) De Saint-Privé à Bléneau: souvenir de l'Yonne, (View from Saint-Privé towards Bléneau: Memory of the Yonne), 1885, Oil on canvas, © Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims, Legacy Henry Vasnier. Photo: C. Devleeschauwer

CFAM Announces New Exhibition Starting in January

Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet will be on exhibit at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum from January 20 to April 8, 2018.

Photo courtesy Candy Chang

Event Preview: Candy Chang

Artist Candy Chang will discuss the inspiration for her public art installation Before I Die and why it’s important to engage with each other.

Sense and Sensibility Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

Enjoy a refreshing take on Jane Austen’s beloved 18th-century novel at the Annie.

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.

CFAM Debuts First Museum Presentation for Artist Ria Brodell

An exhibition of work from artist Ria Brodell challenges gender norms and explores the concept of devotion.

Winter With the Writers Announces 2018 Schedule

The annual literary festival at Rollins opens in February with national bestselling author Hillary Jordan and features a pair of National Book Awards finalists.

Orlando Sentinel Takes Note of CFAM Exhibition

Both the Orlando Science Center and the Mennello Museum of American Art are showcasing companion exhibits from CFAM’s Time As Landscape: Inquiries of Art and Science.

Ring In the Holidays with Songs of the Season

Rollins and Full Sail join forces in getting everyone in the holiday spirit with a free concert at the Dr. Phillips Center.

Rollins Hosts Benefit Concert for Puerto Rico

Former The Voice contestant Christian Cuevas will perform Bringing Hope One Song at a Time to aid Puerto Rico’s recovery efforts.

Event Preview: Billy Collins

Next up in the Winter Park Institute’s speaker series, U.S. poet laureate and Winter Park resident Billy Collins will regale the audience with his newest poetry collection.

Photos: Time As Landscape

Cornell Fine Arts Museum kicks off its new exhibition with a successful opening night.

The Cradle Will Rock kicks off Annie Russell’s 85th season

Discover how the controversial themes of this politically charged 1937 production are as present now as they were then.

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.