Throughout the year, visitors are welcome to stop by to see and experience our revolving Gallery of exhibits. Made up of a single or collaborative works of artists with eclectic taste and views. You will be delighted and inspired by the creativity of the featured artists.

Gallery hours are Thurs to Sun 11am – 5pm, and Mon to Wed by calling  352-383-0880 or 786-205-7431.

MDCA’s gallery is located at 138 E. 5th Ave. 


Current Exhibit in progress


Mar 8 – Apr 21 Pastel Society of Central Florida

March 30, 2 – 4pm:  Introduction to Pastels demonstration. a free two-hour demo showing the tools, pastel supplies, the use of different substrates, and processes to achieve a final piece.
Artist Mary Planding will complete a piece using the materials as she goes.  Held in the MDCA gallery. No Registration needed.
Sat April 6, 10am – 4pm: Introduction to Pastels full-day workshop, artist Suzanne Zielinski will instruct students in a hands-on workshop to create a pastel painting from start to finish. $60 MDCA members / $90 MDCA non members

Gallery Grant Challenge

Mount Dora Center for the Arts has received a generous donation of $2,500 from the Winifred & De Villo Sloan, Jr., Charitable Fund to support Annual Exhibitions. Their hope, as is ours, is to have the community show local support for the arts by MATCHING their donation. Please consider donating to help update and upkeep our MDCA gallery and continue to offer world-class exhibitions at no cost to all. Donors of $250 or more will receive recognition on a permanent plaque that will be mounted in the MDCA Gallery. Every dollar counts and helps to keep art alive and free to all in our community! Please donate today.

Thank you to our Gallery Grant Challenge Sponsors

Robert Pearson


Can you devote some time to help keep Art alive in our community? We have slots open for the Gallery, class assistance, events, beautification and more! No Experience needed.

Past Exhibits

Jan 12 – Feb 25, 2024 Renato Rampolla, Contemporary Photography

Nov 23 – Dec 23 Susan Martin Paintings, Florida Botanicals

Oct 21 –   Nov 12 Mount Dora Plein Air Exhibition and Competition

Sept 22 – Oct 8 Viva La FRIDA Festival Exhibition and Competition

August 18 – Sept 15 Beaux Arts of Central Florida

June 26 – July 30, 2023 MDCA Children’s Art Camp Exhibition.

May 26 -June 23, 2023 Mount Dora Art League Exhibition

Apr 7 – May 19, 2023 Randy Taylor “Force of Nature” photography images rescued from 2013 Hurricane Sandy

Mar 4 – Mar 31, 2023 Central Florida Watercolor Society “Watercolor workshops and exhibit”

Jan 13 – Feb 26, 2023 Nancy Dillen “Fantasy Series” paintings and drawings

Nov 18 -Dec 23, 2022 Ginger Owen Murakami “Heritage Habitats” 

Interested in exhibiting in the gallery?

Send us a description of your work along with up to 6 images (small or medium size), a bio and exhibition history, and a web site link.
If that information is all available on your web site just send the link along with a work description.
Our exhibition committee looks at proposals monthly and would respond within that time frame.
Send inquries to: [email protected]
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