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September 2021

Jack Mitchell Portrait Gallery

September 1, 2021 - September 1, 2030
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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Free, and open to everyone!

The Jack Mitchell Portrait Gallery showcases 180 Artist photographs spanning 22 years, from Atlantic Center for the Arts inaugural residency in 1982 to the end of 2004. These works are stunning images and collectively they convey the history of ACA artists-in-residence program in an elegant and striking way. The 16” x 14” black and white portraits are a part of Atlantic Center for the Arts permanent collection.

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July 2022

Open Call to Atlantic Center for the Arts: INFOBAHN 2023 Alumni Associate Artist Exhibition

July 25, 8:00 AM - December 2, 5:00 PM

Atlantic Center for the Arts cordially invites all previous Associate Artists to participate in the inaugural INFOBAHN Exhibition. Submissions are open to past Associate Artists who have attended the residency program. Submission Deadline: December 2, 2022 Exhibition Dates: February 11 – May 6, 2023 SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Please submit one artwork per artist. We are accepting all artwork of all disciplines in digital format only. This includes visual, literary, performance, and time-based arts, and publications. We will be printing submissions as laser…

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October 2022

Second Saturday Soundwalk

October 8, 2022 - April 8, 2023
Various FL United States

11 AM Rain or Shine Explore the sounds and rhythms of our urban and natural world with Atlantic Center for the Arts. Beneficial for people of all ages to relieve stress, gain focus, and develop a deeper understanding of how we fit into the ecosystem of our environment. Volusia County: October 8 – Canaveral National Seashore, Apollo Beach (7611 Atlantic Ave S, New Smyrna Beach). Meet at Visitor's Center. November 12 – CANCELLED DUE TO STORM NICOLE December 10 –…

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November 2022

Jan Tomlinson Master: Configured 

November 5 - December 9
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, alt_space Gallery, 123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Jan Tomlinson Master: Configured, ON EXHIBIT: November 5 – December 9, 2022, OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, November 5, 4-7 PM, ARTIST TALK: Friday, December 9, 2022, Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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Around the World with ACA

November 8, 2022 - May 9, 2023
ACA Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Drive
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Art Camp for home-schoolers! Join ACA's art camp coordinator Peggy Imbert for a tour around the world. Each month ACA will feature different art techniques and styles of our global neighbors, Great Britain, Mexico, Italy, Egypt, China, Japan, France, and more! 2nd Tuesday of the month until May 2023 ACA Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Drive, NSB 9AM-12PM Ages 6-12 *Update - This program is currently at capacity, and we are accepting students for the wait list. Email Peggy at…

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The Southeast Museum of Photography presents Andrew Sovjani

November 17, 2022 - February 4, 2023
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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Event Reception: Thursday, December 1, 5 PM – 7 PM On Exhibit: November 17, 2022 - February 4, 2023 Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 4 PM Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM Andrew Sovjani is a visual artist recognized for blurring the boundaries between photography, printmaking and painting. Raised in a family of working studio artists, art making is in his blood. Andrew has drawn from his life experiences in the scientific…

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Painting for Wellness

November 18, 2022 - June 23, 2023
Live Oak Cultural Center, 1050 Live Oak Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Third Friday of the month, join ACA artist ambassador, Bethany Bennett for a fun and relaxing session of painting. Learn easy techniques and practice mindfulness while we play with colors and shapes to create a beautiful landscape. No experience necessary. Fun for everyone! Third Fridays from 12-1:30PM Live Oak Cultural Center, 1050 Live Oak Street, New Smyrna Beach in partnership with Council on Aging NSB No registration required, but limited to 12 people per session Call for more information: (386)…

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December 2022

ACA Volunteer League Presents a Holiday Boutique

December 2, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
ACA Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Drive
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Small Things Considered: A Special Holiday Group Exhibition

December 3, 2022 - January 10, 2023
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, alt_space Gallery, 123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Small Things Considered

Small Things Considered: A Special Holiday Group Exhibition ON EXHIBIT: December 3, 2022 – January 10, 2023, OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, December 3, 4-7 PM, ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery, Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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Yin Yoga and Soundbath

December 4, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Atlatnic Center for the Arts Main Campus, 1414 Art Center Ave
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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$35

The combination of yin yoga for relaxation and stretching with sound bath healing for deep meditation will bring you into a deeper mind/body connection. Join Michele Benton of Om Sunshine Yoga and Stacey Colbath of Love Hertz Sound Healing for a magical experience hosted by ACA. We will start with Yin Yoga poses to balance each chakra combined with singing bowls, chimes, and other amazing instruments that lead into a very long savasana. Bring a yoga mat, blanket or large…

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Creative Medicine: Poetry and Prose with a Rhythmic Twist

December 15, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
ACA Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Drive
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Join local poet, Sonja Jean Craig for a community gathering to share thoughts and writings that focus on wellness concepts. We will come together to share. You are welcome to participate in person, on zoom or in spirit. For December the prompt is Gathering. We will gather together to indulge in poetry and rhythm. Guest artist, Bethany Bennett, bring her painting supplies for us to enjoy. Each session, Sonja offers a safe space for expression through writing and uplifting dialogue.…

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ACA Spotlight

December 17, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ACA Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Drive
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Learn about the many world-renowned Mentors of ACA.  Study works and learn techniques from contemporary art professionals, led by ACA Community Artist, Bethany Bennett. 1PM - 3PM at ACA Harris House December 17th- featuring Kay Walkingstick Please bring the following supply list: Canvas or bristol board, brushes and paint colors of your choice; if you do not have these supplies, ACA will provide them for a donation. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome! image copyright © Kay Walkingstick Bethany Bennett is…

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Magical Mandalas – an Arts & Wellness presentation by Rachel Chase

December 21, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Celebrate the winter solstice! Take some time for you to connect with your inner light with a visualization exercise and centering contemplation. Draw and paint with ACA Arts & Wellness Ambassador, Rachel Chase to express the magic and beauty of the season. Winter Solstice is a special time of year. Use a small canvas board, paint, glue and glitter to express imagery that livens up and lightens up your heart. When it's chilly outside, find the magic and warmth inside.…

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January 2023

Art It Through

January 10, 2023 - February 14, 2023
Our Lady Star of the Sea, 4000 S Atlantic Ave.
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 United States
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A workshop for caregivers moving through grief after the loss of their care partner. Join artist and internationally accredited psychologist, Monica Vidal for an inspiring guided opportunity to use the arts for self-care. Participants will engage in activities that allow for support and creative expression while navigating the stages of grief. These activities focus on play and imagination, using various types of collage, painting, sculpture, writing, movement, and music as tools to help during this difficult moment. No artistic experience…

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Creative Medicine: Poetry and Prose with a Rhythmic Twist

January 12, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
ACA Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Drive
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Join local poet, Sonja Jean Craig for a community gathering to share thoughts and writings that focus on wellness concepts. We will come together to share. You are welcome to participate in person, on zoom or in spirit. Each session, Sonja offers a safe space for expression through writing and uplifting dialogue. This is a place to share with your community. 4 PM – 5:30 PM ACA at Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Dr. New Smyrna Beach (Click For Map)…

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Intuitive to Intentional Painting Retreat

January 21, 2023, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Atlatnic Center for the Arts Main Campus, 1414 Art Center Ave
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Come spend a relaxing day at the beautiful ACA main campus for a one day Arts & Wellness retreat with artist and art therapist, Laura Bohn. In this day-long workshop, we will first align our bodies with gentle yoga before moving into painting, using the wisdom and intuition of a relaxed body and mind. Emphasis will be on continual stretching while painting two paintings at once. Painting more than one canvas at a time allows the artist to not have…

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ACA Spotlight

January 21, 2023, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ACA Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Drive
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Learn about the many world-renowned Mentors of ACA.  Study works and learn techniques from contemporary art professionals, led by ACA Community Artist, Bethany Bennett. 1PM - 3PM at ACA Harris House Please bring the following supply list: Canvas or bristol board, brushes and paint colors of your choice; if you do not have these supplies, ACA will provide them for a donation. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome! image copyright © Robert Rauschenberg Bethany Bennett is an interdisciplinary artist who earned…

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Creative Caregiving

January 24, 2023, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Center for Health & Wellbeing Winter Park, 2005 Mizell Ave.
Winter Park, Florida 32792 United States
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Caregiving for a loved one is a journey of joy and difficulty. Come learn how to use creativity and the arts as a tool of self-care, social interaction, and lifelong learning. ACA artist ambassadors will share fun, simple activities you can easily duplicate in your home with loved ones. Each session is in person and open to pairs: a caregiver and their care partner (CNA / HHA are also welcome). This program is helpful for caregivers of elders navigating the…

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February 2023

Creative Medicine: Poetry and Prose with a Rhythmic Twist

February 9, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
ACA Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Drive
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Join local poet, Sonja Jean Craig for a community gathering to share thoughts and writings that focus on wellness concepts. We will come together to share. You are welcome to participate in person, on zoom or in spirit. Each session, Sonja offers a safe space for expression through writing and uplifting dialogue. This is a place to share with your community. 4 PM – 5:30 PM ACA at Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Dr. New Smyrna Beach (Click For Map)…

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2023 Soundscape Field Station Artist in Residence

February 18, 2023, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Canaveral National Seashore New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 United States

The ACA Soundscape Field Station, a partnership between Atlantic Center for the Arts and Canaveral National Seashore, announces Swedish sound artist, Jacek Smolicki as its 2023 artist-in-residence. This residency program invites musicians, composers, and ecologists to find innovative approaches that help preserve a healthy and balanced soundscape for current and future generations. Atlantic Center for the Arts has over 45 years of experience in producing artist-in-residency programs that attract distinguished artists from all over the world. From February 11 –…

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