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Speaking with the Land – an environmental symposium

December 16, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join ACA and Stetson University Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience for a unique public event featuring artists, scientists, policy makers, and activists carrying forward the discussion about the watershed and lands surrounding the ACA main campus. Guest speakers include Jason Evans and Cindy Bennington of Stetson University, and Kelli McGee of Riverside Conservancy.

Saturday, December 16th from 1-5PM
ACA Visitor Center & Amphitheater (1414 Art Center Ave., NSB)

The day includes a round table discussion about current government policies, the importance of community led activism, and hands-on art activities for the whole family. Johnny Dame, a local artist and phenologist will be sharing his artistically rendered maps of Florida and demonstrate various ways of celebrating a sense of place through art by welcoming the public to make drawings, paintings and poetry and listen to enchanting music, all inspired by our local place. Ceramicist Casey Ramey, will share her love of the land by offering participants the opportunity to use local materials to make a pinch pot.

Free and open to everyone!


December 16
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Community Programs


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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(386) 427-6975