COUNCIL OF 101, established in 1965, provides financial support to the Orlando Museum of Art to further the cultural development and education of the visual arts in Central Florida.

Our organization is comprised of dedicated volunteers committed to the museum through service and leadership, as demonstrated through the extensive number of  volunteer service hours, financial commitments, and diverse skills. The Council of 101 presents three annual fundraiser initiatives including Festival of Trees Orlando, Art in Bloom, and a Corporate Lease Program.

Since its inception, Council of 101 has donated over $14 million, these funds directly support the acquisition of art and exhibitions, facilities enhancement and museum programming for children and lifelong learning.

The Lifelong learning programs at the Orlando Museum of Art have a significant impact within our community.  Our fundraising efforts continue to support programming for the following groups;

YOUTH PROGRAMS such as Art in the Afternoons and school field trips. 

ARTS FOR SPARKS; Individuals suffering from memory loss such as Alzheimer's

CREATIVE CONNECTIONS;  Individuals with developmental or physical limitations including autism.

ILLUME: A transformative Art Workshop for Breast Cancer Survivors 

ART WITH PURPOSE; Art-reach program for the Zebra Coalition - at risk LGBT+ and youth.

ART ON THE GO; Art-reach programs held in retirement centers.



MISSION:  The Council of 101 is an organization of women who promote the visual arts in our community through fundraising, education and special events to benefit the Orlando Museum of Art.