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March 2017
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ACA 40th Anniversary Exhibition: 40-Year Retrospective

February 11, 2017 - May 6, 2017
Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: February 11 – May 6, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, February 24, 4 PM – 7 PM
4-5 PM: Meet the authors of “Doris Leeper: Legacy of a Visionary” at a reading and book signing, featuring ACA Trustee Patricia Appleton, Dr. James Murphy, Clay Henderson and Amy Galpin.
5-7 PM: Exhibit opening and welcome reception for artists in Residency #164
In celebrating a major milestone as an important institution on an international level in the art world and a community provider to Volusia County, we will be opening our archives and exhibiting them in our gallery, showing our rich history that Doris Leeper envisioned when she started Atlantic Center for the Arts 40 years ago.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 4 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM

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Jamieson Thomas
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Jamieson Thomas: The Language of Flowers

March 4, 2017 - April 15, 2017
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, alt_space Gallery
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States

On exhibit: March 4 –  April 15, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 4, 4 PM – 7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, March 24, 11 AM
ACA Downtown, Arts on Douglas, alt_space gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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Volusia County Select Exhibtion
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Volusia County Select

March 4, 2017 - March 31, 2017
ACA Downtown, Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Join Atlantic Center for the Arts downtown as artwork from Volusia County High School Students is presented at the 25th Annual “Volusia County Select” exhibition March 4-27 at Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach. The opening reception for the exhibition will be held Saturday, March 4 from 4-7 PM, with awards at 5:30 PM.

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April 2017
Free
The Shallows by Joseph Palmerio
The Shallows by Joseph Palmerio
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Joseph Palmerio: New Works

April 1, 2017 - April 29, 2017
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: April 1 – 29, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 1, 4 PM – 7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, April 28, 11 AM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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"Red Riot" by Donne Bitner
"Red Riot" by Donne Bitner
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Florida Artists Group: COLOR AND FORM

April 1, 2017 - April 20, 2017
ACA Downtown, Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: April 01 – April 20, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 01, 4 PM – 7 PM
ACA Downtown: Harris House, 214 South Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 11 AM – 4 PM

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Atlantic Center for the Arts annual Horsin’ Around auction
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34th Annual Horsin’ Around Auction

April 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Brannon Community Center
105 S Riverside Dr, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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For 34 years, Horsin’ Around has been THE event to enjoy an afternoon with friends in support of the arts! From its innovative beginnings on a horse farm (hence, the name), to its new staging at the Brannon Civic Center with it stunning panoramic view of the Intracoastal Waterway, we invite you to join us! The live and silent auctions provide a great venue to make an investment in a piece of art that you’ll be proud to have in your collection. Plan a getaway with friends to places like Colorado Springs or Vail, or celebrate the 4th of July in New York City or on the Big Island of Hawaii — can’t-be-bought anywhere trips offered during the live auction are our hallmark! Pick up a restaurant gift certificate, a spa day, or a round of golf at the silent auction, featuring hundreds of experiences. Riverside Catering has prepared a fantastic menu for the day!

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First Thursdays Expressive Art Journaling: For self discovery and stress release

April 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
ACA Downtown, Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Come explore art journaling in this class led by artist/art therapist Laura Bohn. The goal of therapeutic art journaling is to reduce stress and promote relaxation by increasing participants’ ability to play, experiment and gain self-guided insight and understanding of one’s own emotions. Added benefits can include self-growth, discovery, and joy through visual storytelling in a supportive group environment.

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ACA Community Day

April 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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A FREE public family event located on Atlantic Center for the Art’s main campus. Look forward to a day of storytelling, a take home art project, face painting, and Florida Hospital’s CREATION Health Stations, including Heath’s Health Foods Nutritional Trail Mix station, Move Booth – Picture Station, Hydration Station, Blood Pressure Screenings, Lindley’s Foliage and Landscaping Environment Station, and to top it off a live musical performance by Davey Rocker!

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Intuitive Art Figures for Earth Day
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Intuitive Art Figures for Earth Day

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
ACA Downtown, Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Come celebrate Earth Day with artist/art therapist Laura Bohn. Intuitive Art Figures (also called Spirit or Healing Art Dolls) have been used in art therapy to help participants refrain their stories to make sense of their stage of life, past, or future wishes. We will be using natural and recycled materials as part of Earth Day Awareness.

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May 2017
$20
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First Thursdays Expressive Art Journaling: For self discovery and stress release

May 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
ACA Downtown, Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Come explore art journaling in this class led by artist/art therapist Laura Bohn. The goal of therapeutic art journaling is to reduce stress and promote relaxation by increasing participants’ ability to play, experiment and gain self-guided insight and understanding of one’s own emotions. Added benefits can include self-growth, discovery, and joy through visual storytelling in a supportive group environment.

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Opus I - Jo Sinclair Opus I - Inspiration from Navigating the Soul's Journey Series
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Jo Sinclair: Navigating the Soul’s Journey

May 6, 2017 - May 27, 2017
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: May 6 – 27, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 6, 4 PM – 7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, May 19, 11 AM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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Joseph by Carol Munder
Joseph by Carol Munder
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Carol Munder: Photogravures

May 6, 2017 - June 10, 2017
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, alt_space Gallery
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: May 6 – June 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 6, 4 PM – 7 PM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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$20
Altered Books as Art Journals
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Altered Books as Art Journals

May 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ACA Downtown, Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Come explore the world of altered books as personal art expression with artist/art therapist Laura Bohn. The goal is to address therapeutic concerns and positive emotions through personal pages. Benefits can include using Altered books to provide a symbolically layered means of exploring reflection and transformation, especially when we make art intentionally for growth and wellbeing.

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Residency #165

May 14, 2017 - June 3, 2017
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Master Artists: John Gibson, composer; Sigrid Nunez, fiction/memoir; and Rashawn Griffin, visual artist
le salon: Thursday, May 18, 7 – 9 PM (Open to le salon Members and invited guests, Winter Park)
Welcome Reception: Friday, May 19, 5 – 7 PM (Free and open to the public)
INsideOUT: Thursday, June 1, 7 PM (Free and open to the public | Adult Content – for mature audiences)

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2017 28th USE
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Atlantic Center for the Arts 28th Annual University Student Exhibition

May 20, 2017 - August 12, 2017
Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Opening Reception: Friday, May 19, 5 PM – 7 PM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 4 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM

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Rashawn Griffin
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Rashawn Griffin – Master Artist Outreach

May 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ACA main campus, Joan James Harris Theater
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Illustrated Talk, followed by Q & A.
ACA Joan James Harris Theater, 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, 32168. For more information, call 386-427-6975

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Photo by: Marion Ettlinger
Photo by: Marion Ettlinger
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Sigrid Nunez – Master Artist Outreach

May 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Reading, followed by Q & A, and book signing
Arts On Douglas, 123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168. For more information, call 386-423-1753

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John Gibson
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John Gibson – Master Artist Outreach

May 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ACA main campus, Joan James Harris Theater
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Talk / Presentation followed by Q & A
ACA Joan James Harris Theater, 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, 32168. For more information, call 386-427-6975

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June 2017
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Nocturnes

June 3, 2017 - July 29, 2017
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Curated by Dr. James Murphy
On exhibit: On exhibit: June 3 -July 29, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 3, 4 PM – 7 PM
Curator’s Talk: TBA
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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$105 - $130
Camp new art
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ACA Summer Art Camp (Ages 6-12)

June 6, 2017 - August 4, 2017
ACA Downtown: Yurick Studios
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Weekly art camps for ages 6-12 | June 6 – August 4, 2017 | Tuesday – Friday, 9 AM – 2 PM |$105 for ACA members; $130 nonmembers | Scholarships are available for each session. Pre-registration is required.
Painting, music, dance and more – kids love Summer Art Camp at Atlantic Center for the Arts! Modeled after Atlantic Center’s world-renowned artists-in-residence program, each one-week session features three classes that give kids an opportunity to explore ideas of art and culture through hands-on experiences with a variety of art forms, including paper maché, painting, photography, tai chi, drumming, dance, and more.

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Expressive Art Journaling Saturday Addition
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Expressive Art Journaling: Saturday Addition

June 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ACA Downtown, Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Come explore art journaling in this class lead by artist/art therapist Laura Bohn. In this workshop we explore the possibilities of adding personal and/or universal archetypes to a journal page spread. Archetypes can be used as metaphors to gain insight into personal storytelling.

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Intuitive Watercolor and Writing Workshop b
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Intuitive Watercolor and Writing Workshop

June 24, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ACA Downtown, Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Come play and explore with fluid watercolor painting using flowing movement and body awareness. We will begin by painting abstractly to create a space for freedom to play with the paint. If you are a beginning or more advanced watercolor painter, free yourself through the art of playing with watercolor painting and spontaneous writing and reflection.

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Residency #166

June 25, 2017 - July 15, 2017
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Application deadline January 22, 2017
Master Artists: Jennifer Monson, choreographer/performer; Zeena Parkins, composer/performer; and Mitchell S. Jackson, writer
le salon: Thursday, June 29, 7 – 9 PM (Open to le salon Members and invited guests, Winter Park)
Welcome Reception: Friday, June 30, 5 – 7 PM (Free and open to the public)
INsideOUT: Thursday, July 13, 7 PM (Free and open to the public | Adult Content – for mature audiences)

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July 2017
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STORYTELLERS 17: West of the East Coast Tracks

July 1, 2017 - August 12, 2017
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, alt_space Gallery
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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New Smyrna Beach teens give us insight into their changing world.
On exhibit: July 1 – August 12, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 1, 4 PM – 7 PM
ACA Downtown, Arts on Douglas, alt_space gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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August 2017
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Endless Summer at AOD
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Endless Summer

August 5, 2017 - August 26, 2017
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: August 5 – 26, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 5, 4 PM – 7 PM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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UCF Flying Horse Editions
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University of Central Florida Flying Horse Editions: The Art of Collaboration

August 19, 2017 - November 11, 2017
Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: August 19 – November 11, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, October 20, 5 PM – 7 PM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 4 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM

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September 2017
Free
Doris Leeper – Environmentalist / Visionary
Doris Leeper – Environmentalist / Visionary
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Doris Leeper – Environmentalist / Visionary

September 1, 2017 - January 29, 2018
New Smyrna Museum of History
120 Sams Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 United States
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On exhibit: September 1 – January 29, 2018
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 9, 4:30-6 PM
New Smyrna Museum of History, 120 Sams Avenue, New Smyrna Beach
A resident of New Smyrna Beach since 1958, the late Doris Leeper’s lifelong interest in the relationship of natural and built environments has created three testimonials to her vision – Canaveral National Seashore, the 2000 acre Doris Leeper Spruce Creek Preserve, and the founding of Atlantic Center for the Arts in 1977, an artist community responsible for giving the city an international arts reputation. In 1999, she was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame, the highest and most prestigious cultural honor that can be bestowed upon an individual in the State of Florida. Explore the life of this forthright and determined woman through an exhibition featuring personal letters, photographs, and memorabilia. www.nsbhistory.org

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October 2017
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ACA Exposed
ACA Exposed
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ACA Exposed – Celebrating 40 years!

October 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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An evening of performances and studio visits with artists who have participated in Atlantic Center for the Arts’ international residency program.

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Residency #167

October 15, 2017 - November 4, 2017
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Application deadline May 14, 2017
Master Artists: Terese Svoboda, Poet; Michael Bisio, composer / performer; and Linda Troeller, visual artist / photographer
le salon: Thursday, October 19, 7 – 9 PM (Open to le salon Members and invited guests, Winter Park)
Welcome Reception: Friday, October 20, 5 – 7 PM (Free and open to the public)
INsideOUT: Thursday, November 2, 7 PM (Free and open to the public | Adult Content – for mature audiences)

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December 2017
Free
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Small Things Considered – A Group Exhibition

December 2, 2017 - January 9, 2018
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: December 2 – January 9, 2018
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 2, 4 PM – 7 PM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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On Permanent Display
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Jack Mitchell Portrait Gallery

On Permanent Display
Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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The Jack Mitchell Portrait Gallery showcases 180 Master Artist photographs spanning 22 years, from Atlantic Center’s inaugural residency in 1982 to the end of 2004. These works are stunning images and collectively they convey the history of ACA’s artists-in-residence program in an elegant and striking way. The 16” x 14” black and white portraits are a part of Atlantic Center’s permanent collection.

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