Put A Bird On It – a community art project
April 4, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Atlantic Center for the Arts invites the public to a series of free talks designed to create an awareness and appreciation of the environment through the study of birds and the Florida Wildlife Corridor. Southeast Volusia Audubon Society, Stetson University Water Institute and Florida Native Plant Society speakers will inform and entertain the audience on these important topics. The public is invited to use colored pens provided by ACA to create a bird for inclusion in a public kinetic art mobile to be installed on the porch of ACA Harris House.
The free events schedule is:
- April 4, 12-1 PM, ACA Harris House (214 S Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach)
Southeast Volusia Audubon Society speakers John Pierce and Mary Schreiber discuss protecting birds and their habitats—featured birds are the scrub jay and barred owl
- May 11, 4-5 PM, Alonzo “Babe” James Community Center (201 N Myrtle Avenue, New Smyrna Beach)
Stetson Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience speaker and birdwatcher Megan Martin—featured birds are the woodpecker and egret
- May 24, 1-2 PM, ACA Yurick Studios (123 Douglas Street, New Smyrna Beach)
Florida Native Plant Society speaker with a lecture titled “Plants for Birds”
- June 3, 4-5 PM, ACA Harris House (214 South Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach)
Opening reception and unveiling of kinetic art bird mobiles to be seen and enjoyed by the entire community
The series is made possible by Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach Foundation, which has awarded a community grant to Atlantic Center for the Arts to fund the Put a Bird on It environmental arts program.
For more information, contact email@example.com or 386-423-1753.