ACA residency call for artists
Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach is seeking artists for Residency No. 188 from Feb. 12 to March 4.
Residency No. 188 will feature writer Susanna Sonnenberg and mentoring artists with Judd Greenstein, a composer/performer, and Dean Haspiel, a cartoonist.
Application deadline is Nov. 27. Residencies are free at ACA, but there is a $25 registration fee. To register:
Gallery extends deadline for alternative space
Arts on Douglas alt_space gallery has extended the deadline for 2023-24 exhibit proposals until midnight Monday, Dec. 5.
The gallery is a space dedicated to Florida artists working in a variety of artistic genres using experimental practices and alternative processes. The gallery hosts a total of six exhibits a year with each display on view for six weeks.
Florida artists age 18 or older may apply. Individual and group exhibit proposals will be considered. Applying artists must not have current gallery representation in Volusia County. There is no fee to apply.
For more information, visit or
Atlantic Center for the Arts
Atlantic Center for the Arts is having an open call for previous associate artists from its residency program to participate in the inaugural Inforbahn Exhibit.
Submission deadline is Dec. 2. Exhibit dates will be Feb. 11 to May 6.
Second Saturday Soundwalk will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Canaveral National Seashore Apollo Beach Visitor’s Center. Featuring a listening prompt for those who are hard of hearing, deaf or experience tinnitus, and an ASL interpreter on-site. Free with park admission. Open to everyone. Limited to 20 participants. For a reservation, visit
Southeast Museum of Photography will present Andrew Sovjani from Nov. 17 to Feb. 6 at Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery, 1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach. An opening reception will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Stacey Fletcher: Silver Linings will be on display until Nov. 25 at ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, in the Feature Gallery, 123 Douglas St, New Smyrna Beach. An artist’s talk will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18
Jan Tomlinson Master: Configured will be on display until Dec. 9 in the alt_space Gallery. An artist’s talk will be at 11 a.m. Dec. 9.
Gallery hours at Arts on Douglas are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
For more information, call (386) 427-6975.
Artists Workshop
Artists Workshop of New Smyrna Beach offers adult classes and workshops in the studio at 540 Barracuda Blvd.
Upcoming workshops are Capturing the Light, Nov. 12-13, and “Simplifying the Landscape” en plein air, Nov. 14, both workshops with Manon Sander.
Studio hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.
The exhibit “Florida Then and Now” will be on display to Nov. 30 and “Deck the Walls” will be on display Dec. 3 to 30 at the Gallery on Canal at 115 Canal St. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday with First Saturday hours extended to 7 p.m.
For more information, email, call (386) 424-9254 or visit
Hub on Canal
The Hub on Canal has workshops and classes at 132 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach.
The Founders Gallery will host “Visionary Realms,” paintings by Denise Vezza Maggiore on display until Nov. 27.
•Advanced 2-D Art Course for grades sixth to 12 with Lisa Carlson will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 7, 14, 21. Students will build on their 2-D art production skills, featuring classical drawing, light and shadow. The fee is $110 for the three-workshop series. All materials provided. For the 2022-23 full course description, visit
Tickets and tables are available online for Friday Night Fever – The Hub on Canal fourth annual Affair of the HeART Gala, which will be from 6 to 10 .m. Friday, Nov. 18, at the Brannon Center, 105 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach.
Individual tickets are $125; the cost is $700 for a club table for four; and $1200 for a reserved table for eight. For tickets or tables, visit
For sponsor opportunities, call Richard England, HUB president, at (781) 883-8987.
Undoing the Blues – Cyanotype Workshop with Judy Pickett will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12. Learn to alter the traditional blue and white color scheme of a cyanotype print. The fee is $55 for members; $65 for non-members (plus $10 supplies fee paid to instructor on day of workshop). Limited enrollment. For more information, email
Art in the Form of Film with Paul Marino will show “Good Will Hunting” (1997) from 5:45 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12. Mr. Marino will introduce the film, raise questions to ponder and host a post-viewing discussion. The cost is $7 includes glass of wine or bottle of water.
Painting with Morris Wiener will meet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, Learn the basics of oil painting and leave the workshop with your own creation. No mineral spirits will be used. The fee is $50 for members and $60 for non-members (plus $10 supplies fee paid to instructor on day of workshop). Limited enrollment.
Painting With Mops and Other Unusual Tools, A Demonstration by Jules Silver will meet from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. Mr. Silver combines the ancient Japanese and Chinese art of calligraphy and movement with non-representational abstract art. The demonstration is free and open to the public
The third annual The Spirit of Christmas will be Sunday, Nov. 13, to Monday, Dec. 26.
The Giving Tree opens Sunday, Nov. 13. Donations, large or small, help decorate the tree. Every dollar donated goes towards The Hub’s Summer or Winter Art Camp scholarships for students.
•Painting Foundations with Mary Gerlach meets 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The fee is $20 per class (bring your own supplies). To register, call (386) 846-3104.
•Jewelry Making and Design with Debbie Moser meets from 4 to 5:45 p.m. Fridays. The cost is $20 per class (materials and basic tools provided). To register, email
•Group Ukulele with Sally Mackay meets multiple times during the week. The cost is $20 per class. To register, call (386) 235-4140.
•Elevate your Drawing Skills with Bob Stinziano will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Monday. All skill levels welcome. The fee is $20 per class. Space is limited. To register, call (386) 944-9249 or email
•French language classes with Yveline Del Villar are offered multiple times during the week. The fee is $20 per class. To register, email or call (407) 760-7355.
•Benvenuto in Italia! with Joanne Kehrli will meet Tuesdays with beginners 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and intermediate 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The fee is $96 for eight-week. To register call (703) 727-7897 or email
•Harmonica with Farley Palmer will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. second Thursday of each month. Open to students of all levels. The fee is $10 per class.
Volunteers are needed for the reception desk, special events, outreach programs, promotional events, building maintenance and most all areas of operations.
For more information or to register for classes, visit or call (386) 957-3924.
Jane’s Art Center
Jane’s Art Center will host the exhibit Dreamscapes by Featured Artist Dave Bowers to Nov. 25 at 199 Downing St., New Smyrna Beach.
Beginning Hand-Building & Wheel-Throwing Ceramic Workshops will meet throughout November.
One-Day Ceramic Classes for adults and children will meet throughout November.
Admission is free. For more information or to register, visit or call (386) 402-8673.
Photography exhibit
Fine Art Photographer Robyn Cowlan will exhibit her work to Feb. 28 at Environmental Discovery Center, 601 Division Ave., Ormond Beach.
The center will offer a Thanksgiving crafts project for ages 4 to 11 from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 19. Space is limited. For a reservation, call (386) 615-7081.
The center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday. For more information, call (386) 615-7081.
Xpress Yourself Art Classes in November
Xpress Yourself, a community-based art program, will host classes in November.
The program supplies the materials. This month participants are decorating pumpkins with fluid art.
Class will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at The Extension of Alberto’s Pizza, 4036 S. Nova Road, Port Orange.
Class will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Schnebly Center, 1101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.
For more information, call (386) 500-8589 or visit
Art League of Daytona Beach
The Art League of Daytona Beach annual “Members’ Showcase” awards exhibit will be on display until Nov. 13 at 433 S. Palmetto St., Daytona Beach.
Beaux Arts Annual Members’ Exhibit will be on display from Sunday, Nov. 20 to Sunday, Dec. 18. An opening reception will be from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20.
For more information, visit or call (386) 947-7103.
Museum of Arts & Sciences
The Museum of Arts & Sciences offers events and exhibits at 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach.
Pacific Exotics: The Woodblock Prints of Paul Jacoulet will be on display until Jan. 15. Mr. Jacoulet designed a set of woodblock prints that are beautifully composed, visually exciting and masterfully produced.
Tinker Day will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. MOAS educators and GE volunteers will lead a day of tinkering and building. Different stations will be set up so families can work together to dismantle and explore the inner workings of various pieces of technology. Free for members or with paid museum admission.
Movie Night in the Lohman Planetarium will show “Top Gun: Maverick” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. Popcorn and snacks will be available at the concession stand. Arrive at least 15 minutes before event start time. Advanced tickets are recommended by calling (386) 255-0285. Tickets are $10 for members, $12 for non-members.
The Volusia County Chess Club 2022 Championship will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. Free to members or with paid museum admission.
“Minor Masterpieces: Porcelain Painted Scenes from the Collection” will be on display to Dec. 4. The exhibit highlights miniature scenes, some of which were painted by highly-regarded painters, and shows the mostly forgotten technique, once considered essential for the well-dressed table.
“Tech Savvy: Home Technology from 1890s to the 1990s” will be on display until Dec. 4.
“Key West: Southernmost USA” exhibit is on display. Explore the southernmost point of the continental United States.
The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
For more information or to register for classes or events, call (386) 255-0285 or visit
Ormond Memorial Art Museum
Ormond Memorial Art Museum is hosting more than 100 pieces of the Colored Pencil Society of America’s 30th Annual International Exhibition at 78 E. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach.
“Gratitude” Sunset Sound Bath on the Rooftop Terrace will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21. Participants will use a combination of crystal singing bowls, shruti box, drumming, chimes and vocals. Participants should dress cozy, bring a yoga mat, a pillow and blanket. An intention journaling prompt will be provided when guests arrive, and herbal eye masks will be available to buy. Advanced registration encouraged. The cost is $40 for museum members; $45 for non-members.
For more information, visit or call (386) 676-3347.
ArtHaus classes
ArtHaus offers several classes at 3840 Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange.
Acrylic Painting Class for ages 18 and older will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays. The classes are taught by professional artists Aaron Shelton and Savannah Zanosky. These are two-class sessions and supplies are included. Each class is $60 and includes a professionally hand-stretched canvas.
Arts After School will meet from 4 to 5p.m. Tuesdays for ages 5 and older. The cost is $20 per class and all supplies are included. Registration is required.
For more information or to register, call (386) 767-0076 or visit
Celebrating history
The Ponce Inlet Historical Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Meyer-Davis House at the Ponce Inlet Historical Museum.
One aspect of the celebration is the “Preserving Ponce History Youth Art Contest,” which is open to any Ponce Inlet school-aged resident. Students’ art should highlight:
What would life be like as a children, having fun and living in the Meyer-Davis House, in 1922?
The museum at 143 Beach St. highlights some of the things children did around the 1920s. Take a free tour from 10 a.m, to 2 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and get inspired to create art for the contest.
Students’ submissions must be received by town staff no later than Friday, Nov. 18. Limit one entry per eligible student.
One winner will be selected from Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), and High School (9-12), and will receive a certificate from the Town Council and their art will be on display at the museum on the anniversary celebration.
Mail or drop off submissions to Ponce Inlet Town Hall; Attention: Jennifer LaGreca, Historical Museum Art Contest, 4300 S. Atlantic Ave. Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
For more information, email or call (386) 761-2408.
Founder’s Day Celebration
Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum will host a Founder’s Day Celebration from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 12 at 234 E. Michigan Ave., DeLand.
There will be some special activities to check out and a new exhibit on mineral pigments.
For more information, call(386) 822-7330.
African American Museum Of the Art
African American Museum of the Art will host an exhibit by Joy Hayes, “As a Woman Painteth,” starting Saturday, Nov. 12, at 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand.
Ms. Hayes is a multidimensional artist who has worked with a variety of media and techniques, but she is most recognized for her large-scale pastel illustrations of famous individuals.
An opening reception will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free and open to the public.
The exhibit will be on display until Jan. 14. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (386) 736-4004 or
West Volusia Artist
The West Volusia Artists will meet to share and paint from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday, Nov. 18, at the Sanborn Center, 815 S. Alabama Ave., Deland.
Artists of all levels are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact Melinda Cummings, president, at (386) 846-3330.
Deltona Art Show Reception
The Deltona Art Club will host a reception from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, for the fall art show at the Enterprise Museum at 360 Main St.
All are welcome. Enjoy original art by local artists at affordable prices. Admission is free.
For more information, email
Museum of Art-DeLand
Museum of Art-DeLand will host Family Fun Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, Museum of Art-DeLand.
All visitors enjoy free gallery admission to each of the museum’s exhibits and galleries. Plus, they’ll be offering a free hands-on art activity for kids at their 600 N. Woodland Blvd.
Robert Shetterly’s “Americans Who Tell the Truth, Portraits of Activists” is on exhibit until Dec. 11 at 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.
Mr. Shetterly, 75, an activist and self-taught artist, has been painting outspoken Americans for more than 20 years. More than 50 of his portraits will be featured.
Najee Dorsey’s Southern Crossroads will be featured at the Museum of Art-DeLand until Dec. 23 at 100 N. Woodland Blvd.
For more information, call (386) 734-4371 or email
Gateway Center for the Arts
Gateway Center for the Arts hosts pottery classes for adults from noon to 2 p.m. each Wednesday at 880 N. U.S. 17/92, DeBary.
Classes are for beginner and intermediate students. Each session is $50. Masks are required and class sizes are limited.
Open Studio is at 10 a.m. each Tuesday.
A Stained Glass class with Frank Alderfer will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday until Nov. 16. A lunch break will be from noon to 1 p.m. The cost is $199 for the nine-week session. Each class is $40.
Volunteers are needed and can participate in events and shows for free, while also gaining credit for future classes and shows.
For more information or a reservation, call (386) 668-5553 or visit
Youth Choir
The Singsations Youth Choir for ages 7-13 will have rehearsals from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays to December at Dickinson Memorial Library and Hall, 148 Albertus Way. Orange City. For more information, call (386) 216-9917.
The Singphony Youth Chorus for girls and boys from fourth to eighth grade will meet from 3:45 to 5 p.m. each Wednesday at 880 N. U.S. 17/92, DeBary. Tuition is $175 per semester and $25 chorus fee from August to December. The holiday concert will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9.
For more information, call (386) 668-1060.
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