Events

Be informed and stay connected. Attend interactive meetups and events at the Melrose Center, located on the second floor of the Orlando Public Library, downtown Orlando.

Melrose Creative Expo
Saturday, February 16, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The 2019 Melrose Creative Expo marks the fifth anniversary of the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation and Creativity. Join us on Saturday, February 16 from 1:00 p.m. until 4 p.m. for an afternoon of family-friendly activities throughout the Melrose Center, including virtual reality and video green screen demonstrations, live audio recording sessions, short film screenings, theatre performances, photo studio portraits and vehicle simulator experiences. Visit with a host of exhibitors from throughout the tech and creative communities, and help us celebrate the best audio, video, photo and digital design projects created during the past year at the Melrose Awards presentation.

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Family Stem Saturdays
Select Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Bring your family to build and play with science and technology at the Melrose Center! Available resources include littleBits, Snap Circuits, and K’NEX.

Upcoming Dates

Melrose Meetups: Video – Producer Booster
Wednesday, January 16, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Empower yourself with knowledge! Learn how to maximize library resources through all stages of producing a project. A vital meet up for film, documentary and online content producers.

Orlando Video & Post Production

Open Mic: The Voice of Melrose
Thursday, January 24, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Orlando Musicians and Poets: sharpen your live performance skills and let Orlando hear your voice. Join us every 4th Thursday of the month for live entertainment in a creative atmosphere. This month’s featured artist is Bella Fontella.

Sign up here to perform!

Melrose Meetups: Acting Class – Spatial Awareness
Sunday, January 27, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Using exercises created by actor, teacher and author Uta Hagen we will be creating scenes for characters with a focus on the space they inhabit.

Orlando Out Tonight Theatre

There are a number of community meetups that use Melrose Center space(s) to hold their meetings. If you’d like to hold regular meetups in the Melrose Center, please complete the linked form.

All meetup groups, dates, times, space requests are subject to approval and additional Terms of Use.