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OFA provides a comprehensive schedule of programming that connects people of various backgrounds & interests to the exciting world of architecture & design.  Programs are available for personal enrichment and/or professional growth.  Programming areas focus on design, new construction, historic preservation, environmental sustainability, design for improved health, community culture & identity, and featured works of member architects and firms.

Upcoming Events

  • OFA + UF CityLab Game Night
    Wed, Sep 28
    UF CityLab
    Sep 28, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    UF CityLab, 135 W Central Blvd #500, Orlando, FL 32801, USA
    Join OFA, students from the 2+2+2 program, and seasoned professionals for a challenging, fun evening of games that will feature architecture and the design professions. Food & Beverages will be provided.
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  • Atlantic Center for the Arts Tour
    Sat, Oct 08
    Atlantic Center for the Arts
    Oct 08, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168, USA
    Join OFA and the Florida Foundation for Architecture for a presentation and tour of the Atlantic Center for the Arts building and celebrate the 25 year Test of Time award. Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA) is a non-profit multidisciplinary artist residency facility located in New Smyrna Beach.
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  • OFA Art Show
    Wed, Oct 26
    Orlando Museum of Art
    Oct 26, 12:00 PM – Oct 27, 7:00 PM
    Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803, USA
    The OFA Art Show is a professionally juried event that takes place at the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) on October 26th and 27th. Evening Reception on the 27th.
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  • St. Cloud Premiere of 'Two Women & the Pavilion in the Water'
    Sep 24, 2:00 PM – Sep 25, 4:00 PM
    Women's Club of St. Cloud, 1012 Massachusetts Ave, St Cloud, FL 34769, USA
    OFA and the St. Cloud Woman’s Club Heritage Museum are proud to announce a St. Cloud Premiere of “Two Women and Pavilion in the Water”. Light refreshments will be served. This film explores the futurist vision of the female architect who worked for Frank Lloyd Wright.
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  • Sanford Historic Trolley Tours
    Sat, Sep 24
    Sanford Information Center
    Sep 24, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Sanford Information Center, 230 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771, USA
    OFA is partnering with Sanford Tours and Experiences to present a day of Trolley Tours of Historic Sanford on September 24th. There will be three 90-min tours covering the Historic Residential District and Downtown Sanford.
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  • Artist Application: OFA Art Show
    Tue, Sep 13
    Orlando Museum of Art
    Sep 13, 12:00 AM
    Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803, USA
    The OFA Art Show is a professionally juried event that takes place at the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) on October 26th and 27th. There are 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places with the opportunity to enter the Nov. 3rd First Thursday event at OMA. Deadline to apply is September 12, 2022.
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  • Architecture On Tap
    Tue, Aug 23
    Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company
    Aug 23, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
    Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company, 1300 Alden Rd, Orlando, FL 32803, USA
    Casual meet and greet for professionals and students to kick-off the new semester. Pay as you go in a fun night at Ivanhoe Brewing. Members and Non-Members are all invited to attend.
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  • Screening: Two Women & the Pavilion in the Water
    Aug 04, 8:15 AM – 10:00 AM
    Discover Downtown, 201 S Orange Ave suite 102, Orlando, FL 32801, USA
    Join us at Discover Downtown to learn more about the 1924 Lake Eola Bandstand. In the 1920s, Isabel Roberts and Ida Ryan were historic trailblazers and designers of that bandstand, as one of the first all-female architecture practices in the country. Learn about historic women in architecture.
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  • Howey Mansion Tour
    Fri, Jul 22
    Howey Mansion
    Jul 22, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Howey Mansion, 1001 Citrus Ave, Howey-In-The-Hills, FL 34737, USA
    Join OFA for a tour of the historic Howey Mansion located in Howey-in-the-Hills. Come see the progress as they work to restore the Howey Mansion Estate to its original grandeur. Experience a brief history of the area, a self-guided tour the Mansion and grounds. FREE to OFA Members.
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  • Isabel Roberts' Pavilion in the Water
    Wed, Jun 22
    Winter Park Library, Edyth Bush Theatre
    Jun 22, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Winter Park Library, Edyth Bush Theatre, 1052 W Morse Blvd Winter Park , FL 32789
    Two 8-minute documentary films on Isabel Roberts and Ida Annah Ryan - their all female firm during the 1920's, their careers and buildings in Central Florida. Clare Vickery will provide background information on the grant from the Florida Historic Resources Board, and her other micro-documentaries.
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  • OFA + UF CityLab Game Night
    Wed, Jun 08
    FalkBuilt
    Jun 08, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    FalkBuilt, 250 N ORANGE, STE 1600 ORLANDO, FL 32801
    Join OFA, students from the 2+2+2 program, and seasoned professionals for a challenging, fun evening of games that will feature architecture and the design professions. Food and beverages will be provided.
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  • North Beach Home Tour
    Sat, May 14
    1807 Beacon St, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
    May 14, 12:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    1807 Beacon St, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
    Join OFA for a walking tour of homes designed by Kevin Schweizer and Will Miller. The tour will follow with food and wine/ beverages on the pool deck of one of the beautiful homes and culminate with an interview of Beverly Schweizer Gurtis.
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  • Scholarship Awards & Architecture Showcase
    Tue, Apr 12
    Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts
    Apr 12, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts, 445 S Magnolia Ave, Orlando, FL 32801, USA
    Join the Orlando Foundation for Architecture, UCF, the University of Florida, and Valencia College for an evening of student presentations, scholarship awards, and a talk with nationally known architect, Pascale Sablan, FAIA, of the New York office of Adjaye and Associates.
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  • Rollins College Campus Walking Tour
    Sat, Feb 19
    Rollins College
    Feb 19, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789, USA
    Please join the Orlando Foundation For Architecture hosting their first walking tour of 2022 at Rollins College in Winter Park. Our tour guide will be Bruce Stephenson, Rollins faculty and author of “John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner”.
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  • Board Induction
    Thu, Jan 13
    CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLBEING
    Jan 13, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLBEING, 2005 Mizell Ave #800, Winter Park, FL 32792, USA
    On Thursday, January 13th, we will welcome the 2022 AIA Orlando and OFA's Board of Directors, learn about AIA Orlando Committees, and mingle with our peers!
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  • Celebration Architectural Walking Tour
    Nov 13, 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    Market Square, Celebration, FL 34747, USA
    Learn about Celebration’s unique history and architectural style through a walking tour with New Urbanism! This tour is part of Celebration's 2021 Founders’ Day (part of 25th Anniversary) and organized by the Celebration Foundation. Geoffrey Mouen, AIA and Mark Jones, AIA will lead groups.
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  • CityLab Culture Crew - Alumni + Student Mixer
    Oct 27, 2021, 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM EDT
    C I Group Orlando, 20 N. Orange Avenue Suite 106. Orlando, FL 32801
    Opportunity for current CityLab Students and Alumni to connect, build relationships and network!
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  • Winter Park Library Tour
    Fri, Oct 22
    Winter Park Public Library
    Oct 22, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Winter Park Public Library, 1050 W Morse Blvd, Winter Park, FL 32789, USA
    Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of the new 21st century, state-of-the-art library and events center designed by world-renowned architect Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates in conjunction with HuntonBrady Architects and is in its final stages of construction by Brasfield & Gorrie.
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