Atlantic Center for the Arts

Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach hosts classes, meetings and exhibits.

Word Weavers Volusia will celebrate it 10-year anniversary 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at 1414 Arts Center Ave. Dan Walsh will present fiction writing and how to avoid mistakes as well as a reading by Norbert F. Markiewicz,, and Donna Tinsley will present “Holding on While You’re on Hold/Breaking into Anthologies.” For a a reservation, email

ACA will host Superstar Saturday at 1 p.m. May 8 at Babe James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach. ACA Artist Ambassador Just Incredible will lead an afternoon of hip-hop, poetry, dance, acting, drawing, painting and performing arts. Free and open to youth ages 12-19.

To register for classes or for more information, visit or call (386) 410-2890.

Jane’s Art Center

A group exhibit, “Trouble in Paradise,” will be on display from April 27 to May 29 at Jane’s Art Center, 199 Downing St. New Smyrna Beach.

An opening reception will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 1.

Art will focus on environmental issues, and artworks will express an environmental message, that public behavior can initiate environmental changes with reference to something that touches the artist personally.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit or call (386) 402-8673.

Artists Workshop

Artists Workshop of New Smyrna Beach is hosting a gallery exhibit, “For the Birds,” until June 3 at 115 Canal St. , New Smyrna Beach.

A reception will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 1.

Gallery hours are noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, visit

Hub on Canal

The Hub on Canal offers exhibits and workshops at 132 and 120 Canal St. in New Smyrna Beach.

Broadway at The Hub with Paul Marino will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 30. The new series presents filmed performances of major Broadway shows. “Camelot” opened at The Majestic Theatre Dec. 3, 1960, and starred Julie Andrews, Robert Goulet and Richard Burton. Mr. Marino will introduce the performance and lead a discussion at the conclusion. The $10 fee includes a glass of wine or bottle of water. Limited seating is available.

First Saturday at The Hub will be May 1. Gallery opening receptions for this month's featured exhibits will be from 4 to 7 p.m.

May exhibit in The Founders Gallery will be “Life in Line,” pencil illustrations by William Gura. Mr. Gura uses cross hatching to create shadows, folds and feelings. Exhibit continues to May 30.

May exhibit in The Fine Art Photography Gallery will be “The Sky's The Limit” by photographer Steve Trofatter. See color images of lightning bolts, space launches, sunrises and sunsets. Exhibit continues to June 27 at 120 Canal St. Mr. Trofatter will lead an Artist’s Talk from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 13, about the exhibit and his approach to photography. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; For a reservation, call (386) 957-3924.

Art Connections will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with an inside look at the work of more than 60 local artists. Talk to the artists and learn about the process of creating art.

RhythmWorks will perform live music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. outside The Hub. Jazz Duo Ryan Little & Ethan Grussgott will perform from 4 to 7 p.m. in the lobby.

Talk Art, featuring “Whimsical Watercolors” with Sheri Zanosky, will be from from 1-2 p.m.

All 1st Saturday events are free and open to the public. Masks are required.

The Hub on Canal is looking for volunteers for reception, special events, outreach programs, promotional events, building maintenance, and most all areas of operations.

For more information, to volunteer or register for classes or workshops, visit or call (386) 957-3924.

Museum of Arts & Sciences

The Museum of Arts & Sciences offers events and exhibits at 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach.

Porch Talk at Gamble Place will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, April 30, at 1819 Taylor Road, Port Orange. The topic will be James Gamble and the Gilded Age. MOAS Senior Curator of Education and History Zach Zacharias will talk about the cracker-style home, the Black Forest Cottage, and some of the characters that make the property unique. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. For a reservation, call (386) 255-0285. Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members.

“Exceptional: The Art of Jill Cannady” will be on display until May 2 at the Gary R. Libby Entry Court & Karshan Center of Graphic Art.

“In the Style of the Emperor: Napoleonic Decorative Arts” from the collection will be on display to May 24 in the Bouchelle Changing Gallery.

Fresh Off the Easel: Watercolors by Frank Spino will be on display until May 30. Mr. Spino has achieved signature status in the National Watercolor Society, the Transparent Watercolor Society in America, the Southern Watercolor Society and the Florida Watercolor Society.

All events require masks and social distancing. For more information or to register for classes or events, call (386) 255-0285 or visit

Ocean Art Gallery

Ocean Art Gallery will host an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 1, for Kenneth Fasnacht's Spring exhibit.

Mr. Fasnacht specializes in photography that will capture you. The opening reception will include the works by the featured artist with refreshments and live music.

For more information,

Southeast Museum of Photography

The Southeast Museum of Photography has exhibits on display at 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach.

The eighth installment of a Youth in Focus series features the work of Brooke Borgardt, a 17-year-old student who attends Calvary Christian Academy and is dual enrolled at Southeastern University. “Surfaces” will be on display until June 12.

“Picturing the Avant-Garde: A Celebration of Alternative and Experimental Processes” will be on display April 6 to June 12. Picturing the Avant-Garde aims to broaden the interpretation of photographic imagery beyond traditional printing.

Selections from the museum’s permanent collection complement the wide range of contemporary artists working in various media throughout North America. Each of the eight artists in this exhibit use interdisciplinary techniques to reframe the discussion around conventional image making.

Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (386) 506-3894 or visit

Symphony Society hosts annual meeting

The Daytona Beach Symphony Society will host its 70th Season Annual Meeting, including election of officers and directors and introduction of guild officers, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at Halifax River Yacht Club, 331 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach.

The cost is $25 per person. Reservations are required by May 1.

For more information or a reservation call (386) 253-2901.

West Volusia Artists to meet

West Volusia Artists will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, May 7, at the Sanborn Center, 815 S.Alabama Ave., DeLand.

Artists of all levels are welcome. Participants should bring art materials.

For more information, call Judy Rowlett (386) 738-5515.

Gateway Center for the Arts

Gateway Center for the Arts will present pottery classes for adults from noon to 2 p.m. each Wednesday at 880 N. U.S. 17/92, DeBary.

Classes are for beginner and intermediate students. Each session is $50. Masks are required and class sizes are limited.

Open Studio is at 10 a.m. each Tuesday.

The youth Singphony meets at 3 p.m. each Wednesday.

For more information or a reservation, call (386) 668-5553 or visit

Stetson University

Stetson University's Hand Art Center will host “A Place You Want to Stay” senior exhibition from April 5 to May 4.

The exhibit will feature artwork by digital arts and studio art seniors.

The art center is at 139 E. Michigan Ave., DeLand. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 11a.m. To 6 p.m. Thursday, and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, call (386) 822-7270, email or visit

Museum of Art-DeLand

Museum of Art-DeLand offers events, classes and exhibits at its North Woodland Boulevard and downtown locations.

Storytellers: Faith Ringgold and Aminah Robinson is a two-artist exhibit featuring a mini-survey of mixed media artworks to June 6, at 100 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.

Bryce Hammond's “Second Chance” will be on display until May 2, at 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.

For more information, call (386) 734-4371 or (386) 279-7534 or visit

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