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Featured Work

Orlando Reeves Memorial

Monument (EXTERIOR)

Lake Eola Park

About the Artwork

A rock located inside a circle of oak trees, the memorial reads “Orlando Reeves, in whose honor our city of Orlando was named, killed in this vicinity by Indians, September 1835. ‘How sleep the brave who sink to rest by all the country’s wishes blest.’ -WM Collins. Erected by the students of Cherokee Junior High School, 1939. Restored in 1992 by the 1942 Orlando high school graduates at their 50th class reunion.”

Did you know?

The Orange County Courthouse houses a collection of Florida artists work in oil, photography, acrylic, ceramics, water color, and mixed media.

Discover Art in Central Florida!

For those who have eyes to see, there are hundreds of works of art around them. This web site provides some information on many of those works of art that can be regularly viewed in Orange County by any member of the public without an admission fee. They are outside in public view, or located in an interior area that is normally open to the public.

Look around this web site and find something that interests you. Then go see it in person. The information you find here will add to the pleasure of exploring public art in Central Florida.

If, in your travels around Orange County, you come across some public art that is not listed here, please let us know so we can add it. If you are aware of additional information about art or artist that is included here, again, please let us know. Together we can make this an incredible resource for people seeking to spice up their life through exploring art.