FAQs

Locations   

Where are your teaching sites/campuses?

We have three locations: The Crealdé School of Art main campus in Winter Park, the Hannibal Square Heritage Center in Winter Park and the Jessie Brock Community Center in Winter Garden. Go to Directions for details.

Where is the main campus?

The main campus of Crealdé is located at 600 St. Andrews Blvd., Winter Park, FL 32792. Go to Directions for details.

Where is the Jessie Brock Community Center?

The Jessie Brock Community Center is located at 310 N. Dillard St., Winter Garden, FL 34787. Go to Directions for details.

Where is the Hannibal Square Heritage Center?

The Hannibal Square Heritage Center is located at 642 W. New England Blvd., Winter Park, FL 32789. Go to Directions for details.

Are your sites/campuses wheelchair accessible?

The Crealdé School of Art main campus and galleries in Winter Park are wheelchair-accessible. There are designated accessible parking spaces located in the front parking lot, which includes an oversized space for larger vehicles. Crealdé is committed to providing access to all and art for everyone.

Where is your Handmade in Florida Gift Shop?

Our gift shop with original art made by our family of artists is located in the front office at the main campus, 600 St. Andrews Blvd., Winter Park, FL 32791. More details can be found on the Gift Shop page.

Memberships

 

How can I become a member and what are membership benefits?

Membership information to Crealdé School of Art and the Hannibal Square Heritage Center can be found on our Become a Member page.

Volunteer Opportunities

How can I volunteer at Crealdé?

If you enjoy interacting with people and have an appreciation for art, we have a variety of ways for people to Volunteer with us.

How can I volunteer at Hannibal Square Heritage Center?

Contact Barbara Chandler, bchandler@crealde.org, for more information.

Crealdé School of Art 

What are people saying about Crealdé?

Read the latest comments on our What People Are Saying page.

Where can I find more information about Crealdé?

Learn more about the school on the Mission and History page. Also view our Central Florida Foundation Portrait.

How can I get on your mailing list?

Please send your information to Laura McBryde at lmcbryde@crealde.org, Registrar & Office Manager, and she will add you to our mailing list. Or send us your email using the Newsletter Sign-Up at the bottom our our website pages.

Is Crealdé equipped with Wi-Fi?

Crealdé does have an open guest Wi-Fi with no passwork required titled Crealdé Guest. Unfortunately, the signal has a limited reach and is unable to cover the entire campus. If you have a Brighthouse My Services account and can log in, their signal will cover most of the campus.

How can I book a tour?

Main campus: For an individual, no advance notice is needed for a tour of the artist studios and and the Contemporary Sculpture Garden at the school’s main campus – just check in at the front office and someone will take you around within 15 minutes. For groups or organizations, please contact Laura McBryde at lmcbryde@crealde.org to schedule a day and time.

Hannibal Square Heritage Center: Find information here on African American Cultural Heritage Tours, and contact Barbara Chandler, bchandler@crealde.org, for more information.

Do you have art festival or open house events?

We have two open house events every year. In January, there is A Night of Fire, which kicks off the Winter Session. In March, the Free Family Art Festival kicks off the Summer ArtCamp registrations. Find other listings in our Art Festivals & Open Houses page.

What is Crealdé’s federal ID number?

59-1887887

Are the facilities on the Crealdé main campus available for rental?

We do not offer rentals of our facilities for birthdays, weddings and such. Our grounds are open to the public from sunrise to sunset. Most days, our studios and grounds are in use for classes and workshops.

How do I learn more about the Crealdé Board of Directors?

Please contact Toni Peck, President, at toni@toni.graphics for more information.

Where can I learn more about your field trip programs at the main campus?

Find more information on the Hands-on Art Sampler Classes page.

Hannibal Square Heritage Center

How can I book a tour?

Hannibal Square Heritage Center: Find information here on African American Cultural Heritage Tours, and contact Barbara Chandler, bchandler@crealde.org, for more information.

How can I volunteer at Hannibal Square Heritage Center?

Contact Barbara Chandler, bchandler@crealde.org, for more information.

Are the facilities at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center available for rental?

Contact Barbara Chandler, bchandler@crealde.org, for more information.

Where can I find out more information about field trip programs to the Hannibal Square Heritage Center, as well as the Quilters Hope Together program, the Storytelling programs with Miss Minnie?

Find more information on the African American Cultural Heritage page.

Do you participate in community art festivals?

We participate in a number of community festivals and programs. Find a list on the Art Festivals & Open Houses page.

Exhibitions 

What are the current exhibitions in the galleries?

Find information on the Current Exhibitions page.

How can I purchase art from your exhibitions or by your faculty artists?

Visit our Handmade in Florida Gift Shop or one of our galleries. Please email Laura McBryde at lmcbryde@crealde.org, if you are interesting in purchasing something you saw at an event or exhibition.

How can I submit an exhibition proposal?

Mail or email your artist statement, professional bio and 10 images of your artwork to Barbara Tiffany, btiffany2000@yahoo.com, Curator of Exhibitions, Crealde School of Art, 600 St. Andrews Blvd., Winter Park, FL 32789.

Scholarships 

How do you apply for a scholarship?

There are several scholarship programs for students of all ages. Find the information on our Scholarships page.

Sponsors

 

How can I sponsor an art class for a child under the age of 18?

Support our Alice M. Jenkins Scholarship Fund or contact Laura McBryde at lmcbryde@crealde.org, our Registrar & Office Manager.

How can I or my company or organization sponsor a Crealdé program?

There are a wide variety of ways that Crealdé engages with the Central Florida community through arts and humanities. Please contact Peter Schreyer, pschreyer@crealde.org, CEO/Executive Director, to learn more about our programs.

Donations 

Do you accept donations of art supplies?

We accept donations of art supplies and equipment after it has been approved by our program managers. Find details on the Make a Material/Service Donation page.

Classes and Workshops 

What is the school’s refund or withdrawal policy? 

Classes – A transfer, withdrawal, credit or refund must be requested 7 days prior to the first day of the session by contacting the main office at 407-671-1886 or by e-mailing Laura McBryde at lmcbryde@crealde.org.  Requests made less that 7 days before the first day of the session are not eligible. Class credits expire after one year. These policies apply regardless of attendance status.

Workshops – All workshop registration deadlines are at least one week prior to the workshop date*. *Registration deadlines for visiting artists workshops will vary. Please see workshop description for registration deadlines. If a  withdrawal is made prior to registration deadline, students are eligible for a full refund. No refunds or credits will be made after the workshop registration deadline.

How do I drop a class from my schedule?

Classes -A transfer, withdrawal, credit or refund must be requested 7 days prior to the first day of the session by contacting the main office at 407-671-1886 or by e-mailing Laura McBryde at lmcbryde@crealde.org.  Requests made less that 7 days before the first day of the session are not eligible. Class credits expire after one year. These policies apply regardless of attendance status.

Workshops – All workshop registration deadlines are at least one week prior to the workshop date*. *Registration deadlines for visiting artists workshops will vary. Please see workshop description for registration deadlines. If withdraw is made prior to registration deadline, students is eligible for a full refund. No refunds or credits will be made after the workshop registration deadline.

Are classes available for young children?

We offer classes for budding artists starting at age 4. We continue to offer classes for art enthusiasts and professionals of all ages in a variety of visual art and enrichment media. Go to Classes & Workshops.

How early can I drop my child off for class?

Please drop off your children no earlier than 5 minutes prior to the start of class. The only exception is the Summer ArtCamp program, which allows students to arrive up to 15 minutes early.

Can I observe a class that my child is taking?

Due to our limited studio space, we encourage parents who are waiting at the school for their child to finish class to take advantage of the plentiful seating areas around the school and in the Contemporary Sculpture Garden by Lake Sterling. We have found that when parents are present inside the studios during class, it can hinder a student’s self-expression.

Am I required to stay at the school while my child is taking a class?

It is not necessary to stay at the school, but please arrive promptly to pick up your child at the conclusion of class.

Can my child or young adult register for an adult class or workshop?

A request can be made using our Waiver Form. Once the completed Waiver Form is received, the instructor for the class or workshop will be contacted to decide if the class is suitable for them. Please make sure to include your phone or email address, so you can be contacted with the response.

How can I find the supply list for my class or workshop?

Supply lists can be found on the class or workshop listing that is available through Classes & Workshops. If you believe a supply list is missing, please contact Laura McBryde at lmcbryde@crealde.org, our Registrar & Office Manager.

How can I purchase a gift certificate for a class, workshop or the gift shop?

Gift certificates can be purchased in person at the main campus or by phone. Please email Laura McBryde at lmcbryde@crealde.org, if you are interesting in purchasing a gift certificate.

How can I contact my class or workshop instructor?

You can locate your instructor and their email link by searching through the listings in Classes & Workshops or on the Instructors page.

Do you offer coupons or discounts on your programs?

Yes! Each session, we offer an Early Registration Discount of up to $10 for a single class. Additional discounts and coupons are issued throughout the year, including A Night of Fire.

Why do classes have prerequisites?

Prerequisites are an indication of the minimum required skill level required to be successful in a class or workshop. In general, the three-digit course numbers suggest a general level for the classes: “100” series classes are beginner level. “200” series classes are intermediate level. “300” series are advanced classes.

How can I apply for The Fellowship Program or the Studio Artist Residency Program?

Find the details on The Fellowship Program page and the Studio Artist Residency Program page.

When do the sessions start and end?

We offer five 8-week sessions each year. Children’s sessions are 6 weeks. The session dates are listed on the bottom of every page on the website.

Can I make payments on my registration balance?

We accept full payment at the time of registration. For our student’s convenience, we accept all major credit and debit cards.

What is your inclement weather policy?

In case of dangerous weather conditions, Crealdé will post potential school closure dates and times on our website and on the phone messaging service. Typically, Crealdé follows the same policies as Orange County Public Schools.

Is there a digital copy of your Program Guide?

Digital copies are offered online through ISSUU.