The Guild of the Museum of Arts & Sciences

Pictured Above (left to right) Pat Masotti-Abernathy, Carolyn Keen, Karrie Houlton, Mike Armstrong, Janet Jacobs, George Fortuna, Joan Horneff, Marilynnn Sternberg, Ruth Ann Auditori, Germaine Cupolo, Kathy Wilson, Carol Ann LaRoza, Clarice Fooks, Maureen McAvoy. Not Present: Diane Rogers, Bevergly Grissom, Brenda Rivers, Connie Holland, Shirley Sorvillo, Mark LaRoza.

The Members of the Guild are an incredibly dynamic group whose mission is to promote the welfare of the Museum through its many programs and activities. The Guild offers members many opportunities to use their skills by working on many projects including The Halifax Arts Festival and The Festival of Trees. They also organize informative monthly meetings, social events and field trips, which offer an opportunity to get acquainted with like minded people who have a common goal. 

Download PDF of Guild Membership Application 

Download PDF of Guild Standing Rules

Download PDF of Guild 2016-2017 Calendar of Events

Download PDF 2016-2017 Bylaws 

2016-2017 Board List Download PDF


August 2016 Issue of Musings


Annual Events


Celebrating its 54th anniversary, the Halifax Art Festival is the 2nd oldest continual art festival in the state of Florida. The festival attracts approximately 25,000 visitors to view the works of over 230 fine artists and artisans from all over the country. Offering live entertainment, a student art competition, children's activities, fine dining in many local restaurants and cafes, HAF is a premier annual event in Central Florida and is November 5th and 6th. 2016 Halifax Art Festival



The Festival of Trees features designer Christmas trees and decorations. All designer trees are up for silent auction during the run of the Festival and go to the highest bidders at the conclusion. The event is open during regular admission hours November 12th- December 3rd and is included with paid admission to non-members and free for Members.

The Sparkling Champagne Gala is Thursday, December 1st, from 6-9pm at the Museum. Cost $50.00 Reservations contact: Carol Ann LaRoza at 386-409-3606 or 


7th Annual Children's Museum Golf Classic

This annual event is a fundraiser for the Charles and Linda Williams Children's Museum at the Museum of Arts & Sciences. Held at beautiful Plantation Bay Golf & Country Club on April 3, 2017, this four player team scramble is a wonderful and festive way to help support MOAS.