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March 2021

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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April 2021

Creative Caregiving (April 12 – May 17) via Zoom

April 12 - May 17
Zoom –, Register to receive email with login instructions - United States
$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

Superstar Saturdays

May 8, 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: 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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Saturday Soundwalk

May 15, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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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Nature Sketch Club (In Person & Facebook LIVE)

May 22 - October 23
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 | May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 23
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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June 2021

Re-Imagine: Reflect and Create with Rachel Chase

June 5, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Facebook
Free, and open to everyone!
Re-Imagine: Reflect and Create with Rachel Chase

June 5, 1 PM, on Facebook LIVE (www.facebook.com/atlanticcenterforthearts)
Enjoy an hour of self-reflection, journaling, and creating. Let this time replenish your spirit as you dream of what is possible. Make fun "soul-expression signs" dedicated to the message you want to give yourself every day that inspire, uplift, and motivate you to keep showing up for your joy, creativity, and wellbeing.
Recommended supplies: paper, pen, pencils markers - optional and encouraged if you have them: paints and board to paint on OR collage materials. NO experience necessary. Let's play! 
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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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!
Ages 6 - 12 | Tuesday - Friday, 9 AM - 2 PM
$105 for ACA members | $130 for nonmembers
Pre-registration is required. Scholarships are available for each session.

Session 4 has only a few spots left! All other sessions are now full. If you would like to be on a wait list, please contact Peggy Imbert, Summer Art Camp at (386) 402-7517 or pimbert@atlanticcenterforthearts.org

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Volunteer Summer Luncheons

June 16 - August 18
New Smyrna Beach and Port Orange – Multiple Venues FL United States
Price varies per location

June 16, July 21, August 18 | Join us for our Summer Luncheon Series. Explore new venues and make new friends.
JUNE 16- Baci Pizzeria Ristorante, Host Diane Enslen
JULY 21 -Bistro 424 (Venetian Bay), Host Sue Boswell 
August - TBA, Host Clara Tracy
For full details, contact Peggy Imbert, Volunteer Liaison at pimbert@atlanticcenterforthearts.org or 386-402-7517. 

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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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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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