Arts & Cultural Affairs

Orange County BCC Approves TDT Plan, Including Funding to Complete the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

In early September, Mayor Teresa Jacobs sent a letter to the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) announcing her support for an additional $45 million...

Brightly Colored Birds Take Temporary Refuge at Orange County Government’s Administration Center

Three vibrant chrome-finished bird sculptures created by Gainesville artist Jenn Garrett are on display outside of the Orange County Government Administration Center in downtown...

Orange County Celebrates Florida Film Festival’s Silver Anniversary

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined community leaders at the Florida Film Festival’s 25th anniversary opening night ceremonies at Winter Park Village.

Orange County Celebrates Dr. Phillips Center’s First Anniversary

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined community leaders at the spectacular Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Friday to celebrate and commemorate...

Orlando Philharmonic Music Director Leads Dazzling Debut

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined the arts and cultural community for the debut of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s new Music Director Eric...

Inaugural Orange County Sculpture Exhibit Opens

Orange County officials, artists and citizens recently gathered for the unveiling of a new art exhibit of five large sculptures on the lawn of...

Orange County Celebrates New Holden Heights Community Center

Mayor Jacobs was joined by Orange County District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin at the event hosted by Orange County’s Family Services Department and...

Arts Conference Showcases Impact of Dr. Phillips Center

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed nationally recognized leaders to a recent statewide cultural conference held in the new, beautiful and awe-inspiring Dr. Phillips...

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Florida Hospital Announce Partnership

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined the leadership teams of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Florida Hospital for their partnership...