Have a love for the arts? Luckily, on I-Drive,
we’ve got plenty of art to enjoy, from unique and interactive art focused
, to museums
, and spots where local artists come to show off their creations to locals and
Next time you’re visiting International Drive
, be sure to make a stop at these 5 unique art destinations!
Cafe Tu Tu Tango
A casual, unique, and delicious meal at Cafe
Tu Tu Tango
is a must while on I-Drive.
This all-appetizer eatery, offers cuisine from
multiple cultures, and was designed to resemble a wild artist’s loft in
Barcelona Spain, where as you can imagine… a party is always in progress!
Aside from their delicious, eclectic,
appetizer style menu designed to be particularly intriguing and fun, you can
also enjoy various forms of entertainment that occur unpredictably throughout
the evening at Cafe Tu Tu Tango
. But, the fun doesn’t stop there, this is a must-stop for art lovers in the
I-Drive area, as the walls of this restaurant are covered in various pieces of
artwork, and you can even find local artists painting and displaying their work
at various art stations throughout the restaurant.
So stop by, grab one of their unique cocktail
creations, and join the party!
The Bronze Kingdom
is a 27,000 square foot art museum with a gallery that represents an important
spectrum of African bronze, beaded, and wood sculptures from all over the
continent including Nigeria, Cameroon, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, and The
Democratic Republic of The Congo.
Their mission is to keep a promise they made
to the notables to share the richly robust legacy of Africa through
educational, historical, creative and technological exhibitions and programs.
After perusing their extensive galleries, and
learning a bunch about African culture, you’re sure to have worked up an
appetite, so be sure to complete your visit with a stop at their on-site
restaurant and bar, Serengeti
, where you can indulge in signature American dishes with an African twist.
Madame Tussauds Orlando
If you’ve ever stepped inside a Madame
wax museum, you know first hand how stunning and realistic their wax sculptures
really are! Meet, mingle, and snap pictures with some of your favorite
celebrities at this beloved Orlando attraction.
With 7 different zones at their location here
in Orlando, there’s something for everyone; history and leaders, Justice
League: A Call For Heroes, Sports, Music Stars, Movie and Film Stars, TV Stars,
and an A-List Party zone.
Come see first hand why millions and millions
of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds attractions since
they first opened over 200 years ago, and enjoy examining wax figures that are
so accurate and realistic, you won’t believe your eyes! And of course, feel
like a celebrity yourself as you strike a pose and snap selfies next to all of
your favorite characters and idols!
Roll your sleeves up and be the artist!
Get those artistic juices flowing during your
next trip to International Drive with a resin class at Abstract Orlando
Originally a gallery who opened up to champion
local artists, in time Abstract Orlando decided to help local artists, and
today, they offer a place where not only local artists can showcase their work,
but also an art studio space to generate new forms of art and a creative venue
for any needs.
During their resin classes you’ll have fun as
you learn all about resin by creating a beautiful and functional piece of art
of your own! Plus, they provide guests with a 24 hour turn-around time, so you
can pick your art piece up as early as the very next day.
Stop by and embrace your inner artist by
creating your very own resin coasters, a cheese board, a three tier cake stand
or something else to bring back home with you at Abstract Orlando
is favorite spot to stay in the heart of
Orlando, from their comfortable and accommodating family-friendly hotel, to
housing Orlando’s only 54,000 sq ft. canopy-covered outdoor water park. Whether
you’re staying here during your vacation, or visiting for a day of fun at their
water park, be sure to head into their lobby to check out their art gallery
featuring a variety of beautiful pieces of art from local Orlando area artists.
partnered with Galleries on the Go at the
beginning of this year in an effort to increase engagement with the local
community. This non-profit organization is about
connecting the local artist with an audience in a meaningful way. Each art piece showcased at Coco Key's lobby
is available for purchase by anyone that might be interested, and there is a
piece of art for every taste and budget. Enjoy perusing the gallery during your
next visit, and maybe even take a piece of art with Orlando local flair back
home with you as a keepsake.
is home to a large artistic community, and if you’re hoping to immerse yourself
in local art while visiting Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood, be sure to add these 5 stops to
your International Drive