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February 2021

Breaking Boundaries: Exploration and Collaboration at Atlantic Center for the Arts

February 13 - May 8
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!
Terry Riley's autograph score for A Rainbow in Curved Air

On Exhibit: February 13 - May 8, 2021
Reception: Opening Reception has been cancelled due to COVID-19.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 4 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM

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March 2021

Saturday Soundwalk

March 13 - May 15
Free, and open to everyone!

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.
Thank you to our presenting sponsor of this workshop, AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach! Your commitment to the arts and our community is inspiring! www.adventhealth.com

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Superstar Saturdays

March 13, 2021 - May 22, 2022
Babe James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Avenue
New Smyrna beach, FL 32168 United States
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2nd & 4th Saturdays, March - May at 1 PM. Dates: March 13 & 27, April 10 & 24, May 8 & 22
Alonzo "Babe" James Community Center, 201 N Myrtle Avenue, New Smyrna Beach
Join ACA artist ambassador Justincredible for an afternoon of hip-hop, poetry, dance, acting, drawing, painting, and performing arts. Free and open to youth, ages 12-19. Contact Alonzo "Babe" James Community Center for more information: (386) 410-2890.

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Painting for Wellness

March 16 - August 17
youtube.com – Atlantic Center for the Arts
Free, and open to everyone!

Painting for Wellness is a fun, easy, step by step painting tutorial.  Join ACA Community Artist, Bethany Bennett as she takes you on adventures around the globe.
You will learn new ways to paint different scenes and landscapes, while exploring self-expression! 

April 20 at 2PM YouTube Premiere | Visit the Aurora Borealis in Norway
May 18 at 2PM YouTube Premiere | Imagine the dunes of Namibia
June 15 at 2PM YouTube Premiere | Journey through the bamboo forests of Kyoto
July 20 at 2PM YouTube Premiere | Relax on the beach in Fiji
August 17 at 2PM YouTube Premiere | Explore the Rainbow Mountain of Peru

Thank you to our presenting sponsor of this workshop, AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach! Your commitment to the arts and our community is inspiring! www.adventhealth.com

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Nature Sketch Club (In Person & Facebook LIVE)

March 27 - May 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!

Fourth Saturdays at 11 AM | March 27, April 24, May 29
Atlantic Center for the Arts main campus AND streaming LIVE on Facebook (www.facebook.com/atlanticcenterforthearts)
Enjoy the outdoors with this engaging activity. Artist Bethany Bennett, MFA, leads you through sketch techniques and wellness exercises to bring you closer to nature. You just need only a sketch pad and pencil. Thank you to our presenting sponsor of this workshop, Brown & Brown Insurance www.bbinsurance.com.

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April 2021

Riitta Klint: Intangible

April 3 - April 24
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: April 3 - 24, 2021
Opening reception: April 3, 4 PM - 7 PM
ACA Downtown, Arts on Douglas, feature 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 (April 12 – May 17) via Zoom

April 12 - May 17
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$8 – $30

Mondays 11:30AM - 12:30PM | April 12 – May 17
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. Thank you to our presenting sponsor of this workshop, AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach! Your commitment to the arts and our community is inspiring! www.adventhealth.com

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May 2021

Audrey Phillips: Impermanence

May 1 - May 29
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: May 1 - 29, 2021
Opening Reception: May 1, 4 PM - 7 PM
Artists Talk: May 28, 11 AM
ACA Downtown, Arts on Douglas, feature gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
Learn more at artsondouglas.net

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The Art of Crafting Visual Metaphors in Art Journaling

May 1, 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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Free, and open to everyone!

Live Oak Cultural Center, 1050 Live Oak St, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
Visually, an image of any metaphor ( like an empty or full cup) can be used as a metaphor within the art journal to help us tell our stories. Class limit is eight people. Pre registration required. Thank you to our presenting sponsor of this workshop, AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach! Your commitment to the arts and our community is inspiring! www.adventhealth.com

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Atlantic Center for the Arts 32nd Annual University Student Exhibition

May 14 - August 7
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: May 14 – August 7, 2021
Reception: May 14, 5 PM - 7 PM 
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 4 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM
Atlantic Center for the Arts annual University Student Exhibition honors the outstanding work being produced by Florida’s state university art students. The selection process for this exhibition begins from within Florida’s nine major state university art departments. Each art department is asked  to nominate up to three full-time, undergraduate, degree-seeking students, working in any medium or style. By identifying and promoting these emerging artists, ACA hopes to focus statewide attention on the high level of creative and experimental work being produced at the college level.

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June 2021

Altered Books as Art Journals

June 12, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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!

Come explore the world of altered books as your personal art expression. The goal is to address therapeutic concerns and create positive emotions through personal pages. Altered books provide a symbolically layered means of exploring reflection and transformation, especially when we make art intentionally for growth and wellbeing. We will transform old books and recycle them into personal art expressions that respond to your needs. 8-person capacity. Thank you to our presenting sponsor of this workshop, AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach! Your commitment to the arts and our community is inspiring! www.adventhealth.com

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ACA Summer Art Camp 2021

June 15 - July 30
ACA Downtown: Yurick Studios, 123 Douglas Street
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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$105 – $130

Tour the world from NSB. Get your ART PASSPORT Today! Tuesday – Friday, 9 AM - 2 PM. $105 for ACA members | $130 for nonmembers. Pre-registration is required. Scholarships are available for each session.

• Session 1: June 15 – 18 | Italy Visual Arts & Culinary
Make a fresco, a mosaic, and learn about the Renaissance with Amy Fernandez, Nancy Neel, and Elaina Johnson
• Session 2: June 22 – 25 | Caribbean Visual Arts & Culinary
Create under-the-sea themed art with Amy Fernandez, Sue Brown, and Elaina Johnson
• Session 3: June 29 – July 2 | Africa Visual Arts & Movement
Craft animal masks with Amy Fernandez, Sue Brown, and Nadine Soldivieri
• Session 4: July 13 – 16 | USA Southwest Visual Arts & Movement
Weave Native American bags with Amy Fernandez, Tina Curry, and Nadine Soldivieri
• Session 5: July 20 – 23 | Asia Visual Arts & Theater
Explore printmaking and paper lanterns with Amy Fernandez, Tina Curry, and Dee Dee Grau
• Session 6: July 27 – 30 | Great Britain Visual Arts & Theater
Bring your forest fantasies to life with Amy Fernandez, Chef Sue Flynn, and Dee Dee Grau

For more information, please contact Peggy Imbert, Summer Art Camp at (386) 402-7517 or pimbert@atlanticcenterforthearts.org
WE ARE THE LONGEST RUNNING ART CAMP IN NSB!

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July 2021

The Embodiology® Summer Program 2021

July 21 - July 27
Atlantic Center for the Arts, main campus, 1414 Art Center Ave
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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Presented by ACA Arts & Wellness Academy and Dr. S. Ama Wray. Join us for an immersive experience at the beautiful environmental sanctuary of ACA. For full details visit https://events.embodiology.com

4-Day Professional Development | Calling all transformative educators, movement practitioners, yoga instructors, leadership coaches, and somatic therapists. Experience the expansion of your creative capacity to guide others to reach optimal balance in your chosen field; exchange with others in related domains. Cost: $950. Tuition includes meals and accommodation.

3-Day Intensive | Calling all Performing Artists – Choreographers, Dancers, Actors, Musicians, Composers and Poets. Engage your bodymind and emerge a more agile and resilient creator. Collaborate with other artists and perform in a final sharing for the local community. Cost: $750. Tuition includes meals and accommodation.

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August 2021

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

August 14 - October 30
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!
UCF Flying Horse Editions

On Exhibit: August 14 – October 30, 2021
Reception: October 15, 5 PM - 7 PM  (In conjunction with Residency #183 Artists Welcome Reception) 
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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November 2021

ACA Community Day, featuring BIG INK

November 6 - November 7
Atlantic Center for the Arts at Harris House, 214 S Riverside Dr.
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States
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$300

November 6 - 7 (one day attendance required) | Application Deadline: August 30
BIG INK is hosting a weekend of monumental woodblock printing at the Atlantic Center for the Arts. We invite artists interested in carving a woodblock of at least 24 by 36 inches to participate! First, you submit a design for consideration. Either a previously created image or a new concept is acceptable. If selected, you will have two months to carve a woodblock based on your submission. No prior printmaking experience is necessary. You will learn the process through a combination of online and in-person instruction. The public are invited to peek into the artist's studio throughout the weekend

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Selections from the Southeast Museum of Photography

November 21, 2021 - February 5, 2022
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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Southeast Museum of Photography

On Exhibit: November 6, 2021 – February 5, 2022
Reception: January 7, 2022, , 5 PM - 7 PM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 4 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM

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