Downtown Orlando Arts District
The Downtown Orlando Arts District (established in 2000) is a dedicated nonprofit organization for advancing arts and economic development in the City of Orlando. Through visibility campaigns and local outreach, the Arts District aims to lead, stimulate, and grow the development of a vibrant, innovative arts and cultural district in Downtown.
The Arts District is the producer of a series of mission-based events to heighten visibility for the arts including the monthly 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop & Art Walk, Young Artists Group, Dia de los Muertos & Monster Factory, In the Artist’s Studio, La Maschera, an annual themed arts celebration, and the award-winning network, OrlandoSlice.com. In addition, the Arts District is the parent company to CityArts Factory.
From vibrant and ornate to intimate and serene, works are displayed throughout CityArts Factory to delight, inspire, and allow the viewer to experience them in a way that a museum never could. CityArts Factory, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization. Managed by the
Downtown Orlando Arts District, it is a collective of community art galleries, a photography studio, café, and SAK comedy. CityArts Factory is open free of charge Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is located at 29 South Orange Avenue.