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November 2020

Superstar Saturdays

November 1, 2020 - May 29, 2021
Babe James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Avenue
New Smyrna beach, FL 32168 United States
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Every other Saturday at 1 PM through May 2021.
Alonzo "Babe" James Community Center, 201 N Myrtle Ave, New Smyrna Beach
Join Atlantic Center for the Arts Artist Ambassador, Justincredible for an afternoon of hip-hop, poetry, dance, acting, drawing, painting, and performing arts. Every other Saturday, Justincredible & his team of seasoned artists will share: Live performances, Movies, Mentorship & Industry connections, The discovery of your hidden strengths, New friendships created, Supportive and healing conversations, Dope art (created by you), Guest Appearances, and most of all...COMMUNITY!!! 
Free and open to youth ages 12-19. Contact Alonzo "Babe" James Community Center for more information: (386) 410-2890.

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Stephen Bach: Water and Sky: Florida’s Original Attractions

November 7 - November 28
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery, 123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Free, and open to everyone!

On Exhibit: November 7 - 28, 2020
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 7, 4–7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, November 13, 11 AM
ACA Downtown, Arts on Douglas, feature gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
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Michael Conti: Improvisations – Time Rendered Ceramic Sculptures

November 7 - December 19
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, alt_space Gallery, 123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Free, and open to everyone!

On Exhibit: November 7 – December 19, 2020
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 7, 4–7 PM
ACA Downtown, Arts on Douglas, alt_space Gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
Learn more at artsondouglas.net

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Creative Caregiving (November 9 – December 14) via Zoom

November 9 - December 14
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Free, and open to caregivers and care partners

Mondays 11:30AM - 12:30PM | November 9 - December 14
via Zoom (open to 20 participants, register to secure your spot)
Caregiving for a loved one is a journey of joy and difficulty. Come learn how to connect mind, body and spirit by using the arts as a tool of self-care, social interaction, and lifelong learning.

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HONORING OUR HEROES: THE ART OF SERVICE AND SACRIFICE

November 9, 2020 - February 6, 2021
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!

Curated by Christina Katsolis, Southeast Museum of Photography
On Exhibit: November 9 – February 6, 2021 
Reception: January 8, 2021, 5 PM – 7 PM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 4 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM
This moving exhibition brings together works created by veterans with years of military service, who to explore their unique perspectives, personal narratives, and themes of service and sacrifice. With a specific focus on photography, Honoring our Heroes: The Art of Service and Sacrifice showcases an array of works–from film to digital to alternative processes–meant to raise awareness of our veterans’ experiences and honor their service to their country.  

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Saturday Soundwalk

November 14, 2020 - May 15, 2021

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. November 14 - with ACA Soundscape Field Station artist in residence, Dr. Nathan Wolek at Canaveral National Seashore Apollo Beach Visitor's Center, 7611 S Atlantic Avenue. November 21 - Mead Botanical Gardens - meet at Garden Club, 1300 S Denning Drive

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December 2020

ACA Arts & Wellness Academy Retreat – This event has been rescheduled

December 4 - December 6
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 rescheduled.  New information TBA. | A professional development retreat that shares key principles of connecting the arts to community health. In 2015, Atlantic Center for the Arts began to share its unique experiential method of arts and wellness for all ages. We invite community leaders, teaching artists, healthcare professionals, and arts administrators to learn these techniques and best practices in an innovative educational retreat held at the beautiful artist complex of the ACA main campus.

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Small Things Considered – A Group Exhibition

December 5, 2020 - January 9, 2021
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery, 123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Free, and open to everyone!

On Exhibit: December 5, 2020 – January 9, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 5, 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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Canaveral Soundscape

December 7 - December 11
Atlantic Center for the Arts at Harris House, 214 S Riverside Dr.
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Free, and open to everyone!

On Exhibit: December 7 - 11,  10 AM - 4 PM
Opening Reception: December 5, 4 PM - 7 PM | Artist Talk at 6 PM
ACA at Harris House, 214 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL
ACA Soundscape Field Station at Canaveral National Seashore presents an exhibition by 2020 artist in residence, Dr. Nathan Wolek. "My interests are now focused on locations where people intentionally go to be in closer contact with nature like our state and national parks. These places have such interesting overlaps between human, wildlife, and Earth generated sounds. I tend to exhaustively explore certain locations by recording them over and over, then edit that material into a sound collage that represents that location," says Dr. Wolek.
The exhibition at ACA Harris House features Dr. Wolek's sound mapping visual experience alongside his field recording audio from Canaveral National Seashore. This event is in partnership with ShORE 2020. ACA Soundscape Field Station is sponsored by Friends of Canaveral and the City of New Smyrna Beach.

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Intuitive Watercolor with Pen and Ink – via Zoom

December 12, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Join artist and art therapist Laura Bohn, M.A.A.T. for this interactive group workshop via Zoom. You will learn how to relax and enjoy the process of painting intuitively with watercolors. Watercolors can be intimidating as they are hard to control. This is a metaphor for life also as we cannot control life. Just as we need to learn how to relax in life for our well-being, we can learn to relax through painting with watercolors. This process-oriented watercolor workshop will cover techniques to help us “let go” and enjoy the flow of watercolor. Open to 12 participants | Register and secure your spot. Zoom details will be emailed to you after registration.

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January 2021

Ericka Sobrack: A Faint Whisper in the Dark

January 2, 2021 - February 19, 2021
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery, 123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On Exhibit: January 2 – February 19, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 2, 4–7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, February 19, 11 AM
ACA Downtown, Arts on Douglas, feature gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
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Best of IMAGES

January 2, 2021 - April 17, 2021
Atlantic Center for the Arts at Harris House, 214 S Riverside Dr.
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Free, and open to everyone!

IMAGES will present two group exhibitions from January through April at Atlantic Center for the Arts at Harris House featuring 12 former “Best of Show” winners from the past two decades. During this time, we will forgo the traditional gallery sales commission and 100% of all sales will go directly to the artist. In addition, First Saturday openings during these months will give the public the opportunity to meet the Best of Show winners and the Artist Talks scheduled throughout the exhibitions will allow for a deeper look into their artistic process.

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February 2021

ADORN: A Jewelry Invitational

February 6, 2021 - February 25, 2021
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery, 123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Free, and open to everyone!

On Exhibit: February 6 – February 25, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 6, 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 for Creativity

February 7, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus, 1414 Art Center Ave
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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$25 – $35

$35 / ACA members $25 | Join Michele Benton, certified yoga instructor, and Soundwalk facilitator, Lady Eve for a unique yin yoga workshop with live music for balancing the energy centers of the body. Yin Yoga is a practice that works the connective tissues of the body for greater flexibility, injury prevention and calming the mind. This in-depth workshop will focus on chakra alignment, using live musical accompaniment and focused sound frequencies to open these energy points. No yoga experience needed! Limited to 15 participants.

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Residency #180

February 21, 2021 - March 13, 2021
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus, 1414 Art Center Ave
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Mentor Artists:
Charlie Hailey, architect/writer
Doug Varone, choreographer/director
Randall Silvis, fiction

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March 2021

Joseph Palmerio: Brushstrokes of Nature

March 6, 2021 - March 27, 2021
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery, 123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Free, and open to everyone!

On Exhibit: March 6 – 27, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 6, 4–7 PM
Artists Talk and Painting Demo: Friday, March 26, 11 AM
ACA Downtown, Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
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Spencer Pettit: Prints and Plates

March 6, 2021 - April 10, 2021
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, alt_space Gallery, 123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Free, and open to everyone!

On Exhibit: March 6 – April 10, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 6, 4–7 PM
ACA Downtown, Arts on Douglas, alt_space
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
Learn more at artsondouglas.net

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Altered Altoids Tins with Self-Care Cards

March 6, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Live Oak Cultural Center, 1050 Live Oak Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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1 PM -3:30PM |Live Oak Cultural Center | Registration limited to 8 people
Come enjoy some creative self-care and create your own unique artwork made of altered Altoids tins. We will turn each tin into a self-care box with your own home made self-care cards. Artist and art therapist, Laura Bohn (MAAT) leads this workshop to start the spring season of renewal. Participants must provide their own supplies.

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April 2021

Fresh Perspectives in Poetry – Part 2

April 7, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Join award-winning poet and Florida’s Poet Laureate for Volusia County, M.B. McLatchey, for a video series that takes us on a journey of learning from the most notable masters of poetry, from Homer to modern, from sonnet to ode to free-verse, and from America to the world. Open to all: poets of all levels who want to try their hand at new techniques – or simply the poetry-curious who want to join us on a journey enjoying some of the most beautiful poetry ever produced! This program was made possible through a grant by the Florida Humanities Council.

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Fresh Perspectives in Poetry – Part 2

April 14, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Join award-winning poet and Florida’s Poet Laureate for Volusia County, M.B. McLatchey, for a video series that takes us on a journey of learning from the most notable masters of poetry, from Homer to modern, from sonnet to ode to free-verse, and from America to the world. Open to all: poets of all levels who want to try their hand at new techniques – or simply the poetry-curious who want to join us on a journey enjoying some of the most beautiful poetry ever produced! This program was made possible through a grant by the Florida Humanities Council.

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