Atlantic Center’s programs nurture the work of artists at all stages of their artistic journeys, from children just beginning their artistic voyage to renowned artists working at the height of their careers. The year-round schedule of art classes, exhibitions, presentations, performances, partnerships, special events and tours include Summer Art Camp; youth art programs, and adult workshops and retreats; IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts, a juried fine arts festival; and exhibitions of work by children, teens, university students, Florida artists, and contemporary masters that welcomes everyone into the world of art and the community of artists.

For program details call 386-423-1753.

ACA Visiting Artist Program with Area Schools

Throughout the year, ACA brings an artist to talk to and sometimes workshop with area students.

Created by local painter Cathy Berse and now run by Shy Morris, ACA Community Artist, ACA’s visiting artist program for the New Smyrna Beach Middle School offers a full day of art workshops once a month that have seen thousands of students welcomed into the wonderful world of art.

Teen Volunteer Program

ACA’s Teen Volunteer Program was created to provide teens with adult-like responsibilities and expectations with a final goal of better preparing them for adulthood. Opportunities include: IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts, Summer Art Camp, Community Artist Projects, and special projects. The program is open to teens age 13 to 19 years old.

Volusia County Select

For over twenty six years, ACA has sponsored, produced, and hosted this annual exhibition of exemplary teen talent from throughout the county. Open to all Volusia County teens, the exhibit sees over 400 applicants each year and has become a fixture in the local community.