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November 2016
Free
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ELAINE LING: TRAVELS – Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Southeast Museum of Photography

November 29, 2016 - February 4, 2017
Atlantic Center for the Arts Main Campus, Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: November 29 – February 4, 2017
Opening Reception: January 6, 5 PM – 7 PM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 4 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM

In 2002, Elaine Ling was one of five internationally recognized Master Artists-in-residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. During those few weeks Ling completed a black and white large-format photography project using Florida landscapes, abandoned and derelict buildings and evacuated houses. In the series we are confronted with sullen and poignant images of decay, destruction and waste co-existing within a larger portrait of a landscape that is twisted, contorted and bristling with regenerative energy and life.

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December 2016
Free
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Watercolors in Sound

December 1, 2016 - December 22, 2016
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Watercolors in Sound is an exhibition sharing field recordings from the NSB Soundwalks, reinterpreted into a collaborative environmental narrative and visual journey, curated by Lady Eve. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Thursday, 10 AM – 2 PM.

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

December 1, 2016, 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. We will be using collage, writing, poetry, lyrics, letters, paint, color pencil, and stencils to create expressive art journals.

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Free
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Small Things Considered – A Group Exhibition

December 3, 2016 - January 10, 2017
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: December 3 – January 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 3, 4 PM – 7 PM
Extended Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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$20
IMAGES Tour of Homes 2016
IMAGES Tour of Homes 2016
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IMAGES: Holiday Tour of Homes

December 3, 2016, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts Office
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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The IMAGES Tour of Homes features must see homes each fabulously decorated for the holidays by area florists and showcasing the unique charm of New Smyrna Beach, FL! This is a favorite event of the Central Florida community, and groups of friends attend year after year as a kick-off to the holiday season. The popular IMAGES Boutique is included in your tour and features handmade items created by ACA’s Volunteer League. Tickets: $25, ACA Members $20.

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$95 - $285
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Arts & Wellness Retreat

December 16, 2016 - December 18, 2016
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Join us for the day on Saturday or immerse yourself in a one night or two night stay in the beautiful nature retreat at Atlantic Center for the Arts. We will have creative space, yoga, meditation, expressive journaling, nature walks, and healthy, delicious meals. A perfect retreat for you or to gift a loved one with, before the holidays.

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$50 - $55
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Summer in December

December 17, 2016, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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A day of ACA’s Summer Art Camp in December! Parents will drop their children off in the morning and then have the whole day to them selves to shop, relax, or do whatever. The children will have a great time with art activities, movement, games, music, and more!

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

January 5, 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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Free
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The MFA of the Americas Community Readings

January 6 - January 8
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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January 6: Juan Reyes/Michal Lemberger
January 7: Tracie Morris
January 8: Jessica Lee Richardson
January 9: MFA Students

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Free
Vanessa Diaz
exhibition

Vanessa Diaz: The Original Purpose Has Slipped our Memory

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

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Free
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VAEA Presents….pARTners!

January 7 - January 24
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Opening Reception: Saturday, January 7, 4 PM – 7 PM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 2 PM – 4 PM
pARTners is a unique opportunity for Volusia Art Education Association members and their students to display their talents together in a professional gallery space. Viewers will have the opportunity to view the artwork by talented Volusia County art teachers as well as the creations made in their classrooms by their students.

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Free
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Caregiver Support Group

January 11, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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As part of our Arts & Wellness Programming, Atlantic Center for the Arts will be offering caregivers, who’s loved ones suffer from Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, or dementia, an opportunity to enjoy a bit of respite and support. At the same time, their loved ones will take part in engaging workshops with a music therapist and art activities with our artists. For full details and to register, call (386) 423 – 1753. Please RSVP by January 9.

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$20
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Power Animal Painted Collage Art Journal Workshop

January 14, 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 relax and imagine your art journal! In this workshop we explore animal imagery and the animals that you relate to. Are you brave like a lion or loyal to family like the wolf? Native Americans use knowledge of animals as they relate to the self in storytelling and rituals. Art therapists and healing artists also use imagery as metaphor for powerful storytelling and ritual.

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Free
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exhibition

Adorn – A Jewelry Invitational

January 27 - February 25
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: January 27 – February 25, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 4, 4 PM – 7 PM
Extended Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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Free
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41st Annual, IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts

January 27 - January 29
IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts Office
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Friday 1 PM – 5 PM | Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM | Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
Historic Downtown New Smyrna Beach
For full details visit imagesartfestival.org

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February 2017
Free
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ACA 40th Anniversary Exhibition: 40-Year Retrospective

February 11 - May 6
Atlantic Center for the Arts Main Campus, 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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$20
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Intuitive Watercolor and Writing Workshop

February 11, 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, creating space to play with the paint. If you are beginning or are a more advanced watercolor painter, free yourself through the art of playing with watercolor painting and spontaneous writing and reflection.

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Res #164
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Residency #164

February 19 - March 11
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Master Artists: Heather McHugh, poet; Joan Snyder, visual artist; and Derek Bermel, composer/performer
le salon: Thursday, February 23, 7 – 9 PM (Open to le salon Members and invited guests, Winter Park)
Welcome Reception: Friday, February 24, 5 – 7 PM (Free and open to the public)
INsideOUT: Thursday, March 9, 7 PM (Free and open to the public | Adult Content)

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Free
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Speaker Series and Book Launch “Doris Leeper: Legacy of a Visionary”

February 24, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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“Doris Leeper: Legacy of a Visionary” examines the accomplishments of this charismatic woman and assesses her contributions to Florida’s cultural life and to the preservation of its natural environment. It contains a chronology of Leeper’s artistic career with photos of her work and a full exhibit list; a narrative history of her environmental work, including accounts of the political battles she waged to achieve the national park designation for Canaveral Seashores and to establish Atlantic Center for the Arts, an internationally-recognized artist residency; and interviews with friends and colleagues who worked with Leeper—and sometimes against her—to achieve these goals. Additional materials include personal letters from Doc and critical essays written about her work. Published by the Florida Historical Society.

4 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

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Free
Res #164
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Reception to welcome the artists in-residence – RESIDENCY #164

February 24, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlantic Center for the Arts Main Campus, Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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4 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: 40th Anniversary Exhibition Opening and Reception to welcome the artists in-residence

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$20
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Mixed Media & Collage Workshop

February 25, 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, learn and explore color through paint and collage. We will explore personal expression, composition and the psychology of color. We will have time to reflect and let our creativity evolve.

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Free
Heather McHugh
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Heather McHugh – Master Artist Outreach

February 28, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Reading, followed by Q & A and book signing. ACA Downtown: Harris House, 214 South Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168.

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March 2017
Free
Joan Snyder in the studio at her home in Willow, New York, Thursday, September 20, 2007.
(AP Photo/Stewart Cairns)
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Joan Snyder – Master Artist Outreach

March 1, 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.

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

March 2, 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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Free
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Derek Bermel – Master Artist Outreach

March 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Stetson University – Rinker Auditorium, Lynn Business Center
345 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32723 United States
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Presentation followed by Q & A. Stetson University, School of Music, Presser Hall room 112, 421 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32723.

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Free
Hope Barton: The Best of 30 Years
Hope Barton: The Best of 30 Years
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Hope Barton: The Best of 30 Years

March 4 - March 25
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: March 4 – 25, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 4, 4 PM – 7 PM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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Free
Jamieson Thomas
exhibition

Jamieson Thomas: The Language of Flowers

March 4 - April 15
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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Free
Volusia County Select Exhibtion
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Volusia County Select

March 4 - March 31
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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$15
ACA Volunteer League Champagne Extravaganza
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ACA Volunteer League Champagne Extravaganza

March 8, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Atlantic Center for the Arts Main Campus, Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Enjoy canapes, chocolate fondue, finger sandwiches and specialty Champagne drinks. Event includes silent auction of desserts, gift baskets and handmade crafts, 50/50 raffle and live music. 100% of proceeds benefit the ACA Volunteer League High School Scholarship Fund.

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Free
Res #164
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INsideOUT – RESIDENCY #164

March 9, 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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Closing reception and informal studio visits with Artists-in-Residence. For a mature audience. ACA Joan James Harris Theater and artists’ studios, 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, 32168.

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Free
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Speaker Series and Book Launch “Plants of Atlantic Center for the Arts”

March 18, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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published by Bethune-Cookman University Press.
Join the authors for an environmental tour of ACA, located on 68 pristine acres on Turnbull Bay, and explore the more than 100 dominant species of plants and ferns and their associated habitats.

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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 - April 29
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery
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 - April 20
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: Tue – Fri 10 AM – 5 PM, Sat 10 AM – 4 PM

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34th Annual Horsin’ Around Auction

April 2, 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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$20
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First Thursdays Expressive Art Journaling: For self discovery and stress release

April 6, 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, 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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Dr. Don Spence: Healthy Urban Landscapes

April 18, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ACA main campus, Joan James Harris Theater
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Earth Day celebrates the beauty and biodiversity of our planet. The presentation by Dr. Spence will address the beauty and biodiversity of our backyards and urban landscapes. He will talk about the challenges of urban landscaping and how we can be better stewards of the earth.

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$30
Intuitive Art Figures for Earth Day
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Intuitive Art Figures for Earth Day

April 22, 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 reframe their stories to make sense of each stage of life: present, past, or future wishes. We will be using natural and recycled materials as part of Earth Day Awareness.

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Free
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Things No One Would See: A Pop-Up Exhibition

April 29, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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A Pop-Up exhibition for one night only! We are a group of six students mere months away from completing the Bachelor of Science in Photography program at the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies through the University of Central Florida. As the culmination of the Museum and Gallery Practices class, which we are enrolled in, we have curated an exhibition of our final photography thesis work.

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May 2017
$20
expressive-art-journaling-new
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First Thursdays Expressive Art Journaling: For self discovery and stress release

May 4, 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 providing a safe space 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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Free
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 - May 27
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery
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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Free
Joseph by Carol Munder
Joseph by Carol Munder
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Carol Munder: Photogravures

May 6 - June 10
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, 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. Altered books provide a symbolically layered means of exploring reflection and transformation, especially when making art intentionally for growth and well-being.

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Derek Bermel viewing works by Christopher Taylor
Derek Bermel viewing works by Christopher Taylor
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Residency #165

May 14 - June 3
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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Derek Bermel viewing works by Christopher Taylor
Derek Bermel viewing works by Christopher Taylor
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Residency #165 Welcome Reception

May 19, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlantic Center for the Arts Main Campus, Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Help us welcome the Master Artists: John Gibson, composer; Sigrid Nunez, fiction/memoir; and Rashawn Griffin, visual artist and their 24 selected Associate Artists to New Smyrna Beach. Learn more about these amazing artists and what they will be working on during their three week stay at Atlantic Center for the Arts.

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

May 20 - August 12
Atlantic Center for the Arts Main Campus, Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Featuring: Desiree Gerlach – University of Florida, Hunter Jackson – University of North Florida, Chloe Rager – University of Florida, Chasity Williams – University of South Florida. Juror: Rashawn Griffin
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, 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, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery
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 386-428-1133

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John Gibson
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John Gibson – Master Artist Outreach

May 25, 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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INsideOUT – RESIDENCY #165

June 1, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ACA main campus, Joan James Harris Theater
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Closing reception and informal studio visits with Artists-in-Residence. Presentations of new work, and works in-progress will be presented by Associate Artists. INsideOUT is an extraordinary opportunity for the public to witness Innovative and diverse new works. Adult Content – for mature audiences.

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Free
Nocturne 2017
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Nocturnes: A Group Exhibition Curated by Dr. James Murphy

June 3 - July 29
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: June 3 – July 29, 2017
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
This exhibition explores the tradition of the nocturne in art and presents how contemporary artists interpret this theme utilizing a range of media.

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

June 6 - August 4
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, yoga, drumming, dance, and more.

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$20
June Journaling
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Expressive Art Journaling: Saturday Addition

June 10, 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 led 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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FAAE 2017
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2017 FAAE Summit

June 22 - June 24

The FAAE (Florida Alliance for Arts Education) Summit brings together all stakeholders in Florida Arts Education – dance, music, theatre, and visual art educators, school and district level administrators, arts supervisors, community arts organizations, teaching artists, and arts advocates with the common goal of improving, enhancing, and promoting high quality arts education in Florida.

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Free
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Creative Caregiving for Children and Youth

June 23, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Come learn how to connect mind, body, and spirit by using the arts as a tool of expression, discovery, social interaction, and lifelong learning. Give your family the gift of creative caregiving.

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$20
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Intuitive Watercolor and Writing Workshop

June 24, 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. In this class led by artist/art therapist Laura Bohn, 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 - July 15
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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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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Residency #166 Welcome Reception

June 30, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlantic Center for the Arts Main Campus, Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Help us welcome Master Artists: Jennifer Monson, choreographer/performer; Zeena Parkins, composer/performer; Mitchell S. Jackson, writer, and their 23 selected Associate Artists and 3 Collaborators to New Smyrna Beach. Learn more about these amazing artists and what they will be working on during their three week stay at Atlantic Center for the Arts.

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July 2017
Free
exhibition

STORYTELLERS 17: West of the East Coast Tracks

July 1 - August 12
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.
In Partnership with Crealdé School of Art, Winter Park, FL
On exhibit: July 1 – August 12, 2017
Gallery Talk with Crealdé’s Executive Director Peter Schreyer: August 11, 11 AM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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Free
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Jennifer Monson – Master Artist Outreach

July 5, 7:30 pm - 8:30 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, FL 32168. For more information, please contact (386) 427-6975.

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Free
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Mitchell S. Jackson Master Artist Outreach

July 6, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island
105 E. Magnolia Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 United States
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Reading followed by a Q & A, and book signing. Daytona Regional Library, 105 E Magnolia Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
For more information, please contact (386) 257-6036

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$20
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Bee Talk / Nature Walk: Tour and honey tasting with apiarist Doug McGinnis

July 7, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Atlantic Center for the Arts Main Campus, Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Explore the unique varieties of flora and fauna on Atlantic Center for the Arts 68 acres with ACA Board Member, beekeeper and naturalist, Doug McGinnis. Learn why bees and other pollinators are so important to a healthy environment. Your guide will lead you on a short walk to the ACA bee hives, discuss the art and industry of beekeeping, followed by a honey tasting in ACA’s Whatmore Commons. Free to ACA Members / Nonmembers $20. RSVP Required. Open to 15 guests. To make your reservation, please call Kelly Timmons 386.427.6975 x 23

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Free
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Zeena Parkins Master Artist Outreach: Live Performance

July 10, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Timucua
2000 S. Summerlin Avenue, Orlando, 32806 United States
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Timucua White House, 2000 S. Summerlin Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806.
For more information please visit www.timucua.com. Free/public invited.

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Free
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INsideOUT – RESIDENCY #166

July 13, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ACA main campus, Joan James Harris Theater
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Closing reception and informal studio visits with Artists-in-Residence. Presentations of new work, and works in-progress will be presented by Associate Artists. INsideOUT is an extraordinary opportunity for the public to witness Innovative and diverse new works. Adult Content – for mature audiences.

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$155 - $395
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Arts & Wellness Retreat & Symposium – postponed

July 21 - July 22
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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This event has been postponed. We will announce new date as soon as it is determined.

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Free
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Creative Caregiving for Children and Youth

July 28, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Come learn how to connect mind, body, and spirit by using the arts as a tool of expression, discovery, social interaction, and lifelong learning. Give your family the gift of creative caregiving.

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August 2017
Free
Endless Summer 2017
exhibition

Endless Summer – A Group Exhibition

August 5 - August 26
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery
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
Featuring: Marc Barrett, Bobbi Baugh,Trent Berning, Donne Bitner, Victor Bokas, Eileen Corse, René Guerin, Allison Kline, Joe Krawczyk, BJ Lantz, Maureen Kiefer Nagler, Joseph Palmerio, Sara Pedigo, Christine Peloquin, Audrey Phillips, Beau Redmond, Per Hans Romnes, Jo Sinclair, Trish Thompson, Anna Tomczak, and Catherine Van Lancker.

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

August 19 - November 4
Atlantic Center for the Arts Main Campus, Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Featuring prints by Carmon Colangelo, Eddie Martinez, Chakaia Booker, James Siena, Damian Stamer, Will Cotton and Carlos Vega
On exhibit: August 19 – November 4, 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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Free
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ACA Arts & Wellness Ribbon Cutting

August 25, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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The arts are a tool of expression, discovery, social interaction, lifelong learning, and recovery. ACA Arts & Wellness programs strive to enhance the quality of life for our community by connecting mind, body, and spirit through creativity. Please join us to celebrate the launch of ACA Arts & Wellness community programming season.

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September 2017
Free
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Wendy Tatter: Batik Impressions of Florida

September 2 - October 14
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, alt_space Gallery
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: September 2 – October 14, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 2, 4 PM – 7 PM
Artists Talk: October 13, 11 AM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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Free
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Rose Thome Casterline: Lazy River

September 2 - September 30
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: September 2 – 30, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 2, 4 PM – 7 PM
Artists Talk: September 22, 11 AM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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Free
Harris House
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Performance Series at Harris House

September 2, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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ACA Arts & Wellness Exhibit opening, including presentations by our Arts & Wellness community ambassadors, and a performance by music therapist Ashlee Lawrence.

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$20 - $30
June Journaling
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Expressive Art Journaling

September 7, 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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Workshop for self-discovery and stress release
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 providing a safe space to play, experiment and gain self-guided insight and understanding of one’s own emotions. $30 / ACA members $20.

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$20 - $30
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Moving from the Heart

September 9, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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A fun and carefully guided creative movement experience led by artist and expressive arts facilitator, Rachel Chase. With the intention to connect, share our stories, and engage the brilliant healing power of play, this workshop uses various expressive arts to inspire participant-generated dances and free form creative expression. Themes include “I Was, I Am, I Will Be” and “My Life in the Flow.” Anyone seeking to improve coordination, cultivate better breathing and circulation, heal emotional wounds, express your soul through dance (even if you’ve never danced!), lower blood pressure, smile more, increase self-confidence, boost happiness, and/or enjoy exploring physical movement and self-expression is welcome. This workshop is appropriate for mature youth, adults, and elders. $30 / ACA members $20. Limited to 15 participants.

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Free
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Creative Caregiving

September 11 - October 16
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Mondays 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Caregiving for a loved one is a journey of joy and difficulty. Join ACA Arts & Wellness ambassador, Peggy Imbert, and registered music therapist, Vicki Gross and learn how to use creativity to enhance the quality of your daily routine. In collaboration with the National Center for Creative Aging, ACA uses a series of artistic activities to share innovative ways to interact and enjoy the moment. These sessions focus on caring for the caregiver, and engaging their care partner, through experiences that promote relaxation, concentration, and discovery. Come learn how to connect mind, body, and spirit by using the arts as a tool of expression, social interaction, and lifelong learning. Free, and open to the public. Registration required, limited to 20 participants per session. These workshops are structured in an ongoing series of 6 weeks. First series begins September 11, Second series begins October 23rd. Third series begins December 4th.

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Free
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Veterans Reading Group

September 15 - October 13
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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11 AM – 1 PM, Fridays, September 15 – October 13
Join veterans of all generations across America who are reading and discussing ancient texts about war and warriors: what faces them on the battlefield and at home. Dr. Lucinda Sloan leads a reading group on Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey and Sophocles’ Ajax, which are universal and timeless aids to share insights and experiences across generations. Free, and open to the public.

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$5
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NSB Jazz Festival Kick-Off Concert

September 21, 6:00 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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MARC MONTESON PROMOTIONS presents: 17th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival Kick-off Concert with Linda Cole & Greg Parnell Trio. Doors open at 5:30 PM, Donation $5 at the door

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October 2017
Free
BJ Lantz, Secret October
exhibition

BJ Lantz: Versatility

October 7 - October 28
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery
123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On exhibit: October 7 – October 28, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 7, 4 PM – 7 PM
Artists Talk: October 27, 11 AM – Cancelled
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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Free
Harris House
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Performance Series at Harris House

October 7, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Presentation by master gardener/chef from Riverpark Terrace restaurant.

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$20. - $30
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Expressive Art Journaling

October 12, 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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Workshop for self-discovery and stress release
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 providing a safe space to play, experiment and gain self-guided insight and understanding of one’s own emotions.

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$125 - $150
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ACA Exposed 2017: An Evening of Innovative Food, Drink & Art

October 13, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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ACA is teaming up with Heather McPherson, a former food editor and multimedia journalist for the Orlando Sentinel, to present a tasteful evening where cuisine, art and intellectual creativity collide! Your senses will soar through innovative tastings, performances and art. See, hear and taste the creativity of local chefs, artists and performers at ACA’s studio complex. Tickets: $150 per person / ACA Members $125.

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$20 - $30
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Mindful Mandalas

October 14, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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A mandala is a symmetrical design or pattern with a central focus that communicates a personal theme or expresses wholeness. This family-friendly workshop will focus on intuitive art making using oil pastels, collage, and illustration board. Led by artist and expressive arts facilitator, Rachel Chase, participants will be guided through gentle mindful movement and relaxing breathing exercises to get in the mindset for creating a beautiful finished mandala. Have fun exploring your creative side in community with others. $30 / ACA members $20. Limited to 15 participants.

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Residency #167

October 15 - November 4
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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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)
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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Poetry Reading with Kelle Groom and Terry Ann Thaxton

October 17, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Two Atlantic Center for the Arts Alumni present a joint reading from their newest poetry collections. Kelle Groom reads from her new poetry collection, SPILL, published by Anhinga Press in October 2017, and Terry Ann Thaxton, reads from her new collection, MUD SONG, published by Truman State University Press in September 2017.

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Free
Welcome Reception
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Residency #167 Welcome Reception

October 20, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlantic Center for the Arts Main Campus, Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Help us welcome the Master Artists: Terese Svoboda, poet; Michael Bisio, composer / performer; and Linda Troeller, visual artist / photographer and their 24 selected Associate Artists to New Smyrna Beach. Learn more about these amazing artists and what they will be working on during their three week stay at Atlantic Center for the Arts. Free and open to the public.

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Free
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Timucua Soundwalk

October 21, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Timucua
2000 S. Summerlin Avenue, Orlando, 32806 United States
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Join Eve Payor from the Atlantic Center for the Arts as she leads a sound walk through the Delaney Park neighborhood that Timucua calls home. Explore the sounds and rhythms of our urban and natural world. Each walk is beneficial for people of all ages to de-stress, focus, and develop a deeper understanding of how we fit into the ecosystem of our environment.

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Free
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Terese Svoboda – Master Artist Outreach

October 24, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Stetson University – Rinker Auditorium, Lynn Business Center
345 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32723 United States
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Reading followed by book signing. Rinker Auditorium, Lynn Business Center, Stetson University, 345 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32724. Free and open to the public. For more information 386.822.7720

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$20
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Bee Talk / Nature Walk: Tour and honey tasting with apiarist Doug McGinnis

October 25, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Atlantic Center for the Arts Main Campus, Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Explore the unique varieties of flora and fauna on Atlantic Center for the Arts 68 acres with ACA Board Member, beekeeper and naturalist, Doug McGinnis. Learn why bees and other pollinators are so important to a healthy environment. Your guide will lead you on a short walk to the ACA bee hives, discuss the art and industry of beekeeping, followed by a honey tasting in ACA’s Whatmore Commons. RSVP Required. Open to 15 guests. $20 / ACA Members Free.

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Free
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residency

Linda Troeller – Master Artist Outreach

October 26, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Southeast Museum of Photography, Madorsky Theater, Daytona State College
Bldg. 1200/Hosseini Center, 1200 W International Speedway Blvd, , Daytona Beach, 32114 United States
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Illustrated Talk, followed by Q & A and book signing
Southeast Museum of Photography, Madorsky Theater, Daytona State College, Bldg. 1200/Hosseini Center, 1200 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL, 32114
For more information, call 386.506.4475

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Free
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Annual ACA Volunteer League Garage Sale

October 27 - October 28
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Open each day 8 AM –  3 PM

Furniture and More Furniture! Household décor, art, kitchen items, garden tools, antiques, toys & games, Holiday décor, jewelry and more!

Proceeds benefit ACA Children’s Art Programs

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Free
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Michael Bisio – Master Artist Outreach: Live Performance

October 30, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Timucua
2000 S. Summerlin Avenue, Orlando, 32806 United States
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Timucua White House, 2000 S. Summerlin Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806
Free/public invited. For more information please visit www.timucua.com
Timucua Arts Foundation and THE CIVIC MINDED 5 are partnering sponsors for Michael Bisio’s performance

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November 2017
$20
Altering Books into Expressive Art Journals
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Expressive Art Journaling

November 2, 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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Workshop for self-discovery and stress release. 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 providing a safe space to play, experiment and gain self-guided insight and understanding of one’s own emotions.

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Free
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INsideOUT – RESIDENCY #167

November 2, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ACA main campus, Joan James Harris Theater
1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Presentations of new work, works in-progress and informal studio visits will be presented by Artists in-Residence. INsideOUT is an extraordinary opportunity for the public to witness Innovative and diverse new works. Adult Content – for mature audiences.

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Free
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Veterans Reading Group for Wives, Partners, and Mothers

November 3 - November 17
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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11 AM – 1 PM, Fridays, November 3 – November 17
In all wars, women and partners who remain at home face challenges and rewards as their loved ones go to war and when they return. Dr. Lucinda Sloan leads a reading group, using the same texts that veterans are reading, to aid in understanding how experiences are timeless and universal. Share and learn from each other and join the dialogue about war in general, loss, and coping with the return of loved ones. Free, and open to the public.

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Free
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Performance Series at Harris House

November 4, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Musical performance by Danny Sorensen, handpan drummer.

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$30
Gifts Galore
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ACA Volunteer League Trunk Show – Gifts Galore

November 7, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sugar Mill Country Club
100 Clubhouse Circle , New Smyrna Beach, 32168
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Gift and Accessory Trunk Show
Sugar Mill Country Club, 100 Clubhouse Circle, New Smryna Beach, FL
We will feature a brunch buffet with eggs benedict, omelet station, quiche, pastries, fresh fruit, bacon and sausage, deli board for sandwiches and a mimosa. Tickets: $30.

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Free
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Tour of the Doris Leeper Spruce Creek Preserve with Clay Henderson

November 11, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Tour the scenic Doris Leeper Spruce Creek Preserve with noted environmentalist and policy expert Clay Henderson. Learn as you stroll the boardwalk to the 15-foot observation tower overlooking the beautiful marsh area of historic Spruce Creek.

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$20 - $30
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Moving from the Heart

November 11, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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A fun and carefully guided creative movement experience led by artist and expressive arts facilitator, Rachel Chase. With the intention to connect, share our stories, and engage the brilliant healing power of play, this workshop uses various expressive arts to inspire participant-generated dances and free form creative expression. Themes include “I Was, I Am, I Will Be” and “My Life in the Flow.” Anyone seeking to improve coordination, cultivate better breathing and circulation, heal emotional wounds, express your soul through dance (even if you’ve never danced!), lower blood pressure, smile more, increase self-confidence, boost happiness, and/or enjoy exploring physical movement and self-expression is welcome. This workshop is appropriate for mature youth, adults, and elders. $30 / ACA members $20. Limited to 15 participants.

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$20 - $30
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Transformative Power of Mask-Making

November 18, 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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Artist and puppeteer, Morgan Kelly shares the inspiring world of masks. Learn the basics of mask making using a variety of household materials, including cardboard, wire and fabric. Then use your mask to explore the basics of performance and how to transform oneself through mask work. Historical references of masks from around the world will inspire our creations. $30 / ACA members $20. Limited to 15 participants.

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