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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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August 2022

University of Central Florida Flying Horse Editions: The Art of Research

August 13 - October 29
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!

On Exhibit: August 14 – October 30, 2021
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 4 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM | Closed November 21 - November 28
Flying Horse Editions is a collaborative research studio for visual artists at the University of Central Florida. A non-profit publisher of limited-edition prints, artist books, and art objects by internationally renowned artists, FHE offers unique opportunities for artists, students, and the Central Florida community.

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September 2022

Trent Berning: Relics from Youth

September 3 - October 15
Trent Berning

Trent Berning: Relics from Youth, ON EXHIBIT: September 3 – October 15, 2022, OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 3, 4–7 PM, ARTIST TALK: Friday, September 16, 11 AM, Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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Art It Through

September 13 - October 18
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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Around the World with ACA

September 13, 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 from September - May 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…

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October 2022

Karlene McConnell: Roses are Not Always Red

October 1 - October 29
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery, 123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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On Exhibit: October 1 - 29, 2022, Opening Reception: October 1, 4-7 PM, Artist Talk: Friday, October 28, 11 AM. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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Creative Caregiving

October 5 - November 9
Various FL United States

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. Each session is in person and open to 5 pairs of participants: caregiver and their care partner (CNA / HHA are also welcome). Group 1: Wednesdays, October 5 - November 9, 2022 1-2:30PM meets at Live Oak Cultural Center, 1050 Live Oak St., New Smyrna…

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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 – Canaveral National Seashore, Apollo Beach (7611 Atlantic Ave…

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OPEN HOUSE AT ACA

October 8, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The American Institute of Architects’ Florida chapter awarded Thompson and Rose Architects—now Charles Rose Architects of Boston—its prestigious AIA Florida Design Award for 2022 for the Leeper Studio Complex at Atlantic Center for the Arts. Join FAIA and the Orlando Foundation for Architecture at an open house at ACA, 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL, on Saturday, October 8, from 10 AM to 2 PM. This event is free and open to the public; tours will take place…

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Residency #187

October 9 - October 29

Applications Closed - How to Apply   Atlantic Center for the Arts hosts Residency #187 with Mentoring Artists Nora Chipaumire - choreographer / performer, Kwame Dawes - poet / writer / critic, and Pamela Z - composer / performer / media artist, 12 Associate Artists, and 4 Visiting Artists from across the United States. During their three-week stay, the Associate and Visiting Artists will spend a portion of the day working with the Mentoring Artists, in group meetings, workshops, casual…

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Creative Medicine: Poetry and Prose with a Rhythmic Twist

October 13, 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. For October the prompt is Masks. You will have a chance to create your mask as we indulge in…

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Painting for Wellness

October 14, 2022 - May 19, 2023
Live Oak Cultural Center, 1050 Live Oak Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Second 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! Second 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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ACA Spotlight

October 15, 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 October 15th- featuring Inka Essenhigh 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 © Inka Essenhigh Bethany Bennett is…

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Nora Chipaumire – Mentoring Artist Talk

October 17, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
UCF School of Performing Arts–Theater, 12488 Centaurus Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816 United States
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Presentation followed by Q & A. Monday, October 17, 4:30 PM. Takes place at UCF School of Performing Arts - Theater, 12488 Centaurus Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816. For more information please call (407) 823-1500. Nora Chipaumire was born in 1965 in what was then known as Umtali, Rhodesia (now Mutare, Zimbabwe). She is a product of colonial education for black native Africans – known as group B schooling – and has pursued other studies at the University of Zimbabwe (law)…

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Kwame Dawes – Mentoring Artist Talk

October 20, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ACA main campus, Joan James Harris Theater, 1414 Art Center Ave
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Presentation followed by Q & A. Thursday, October 20 at 11 AM. Takes place via Zoom--click here to register. Kwame Dawes is a Pabst Endowed Chair for Master Writers Born in Ghana in 1962, Kwame Dawes spent most of his childhood and early adult life in Jamaica. He is a writer of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and plays. As a poet, he is profoundly influenced by the rhythms and textures of Ghana, citing in an interview his “spiritual, intellectual, and emotional…

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Pamela Z – Mentoring Artist Talk

October 24, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Timucua, 2000 S. Summerlin Avenue
Orlando, 32806 United States
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Performance. Takes place at Timucua Art Foundation, 2000 S Summerlin Ave, Orlando, FL, 32806. For more information, please visit https://timucua.com/ Pamela Z is a composer/performer and media artist who works primarily with voice, live electronic processing, sampled sound, and video. A pioneer of live digital looping techniques, she processes her voice in real time to create dense, complex sonic layers. Her solo works combine experimental extended vocal techniques, operatic bel canto, found objects, text, digital processing, and wireless MIDI controllers…

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INsideOUT Residency #187

October 27, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Free and open to all via Zoom

Presentations of new work, and works in-progress will be presented by Associate Artists. INsideOUT is an extraordinary opportunity for the public to witness Innovative and diverse new works.  Adult Content – for mature audiences.
You will be emailed a receipt after registering. The Zoom details will be included as a download from this email receipt

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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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Stacey Fletcher: Silver Linings

November 5 - November 26
ACA Downtown: Arts on Douglas, Feature Gallery, 123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Stacey Fletcher: Silver Linings, ON EXHIBIT: November 5 – 26, 2022, OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, November 5, 2022, ARTIST TALK: Friday, November 18, 11 AM, In the Feature Gallery, Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM

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