Arts on Douglas

Arts on Douglas will host Endless Summer: A Group Exhibition from Aug. 7 to 28 at 123 Douglas St., New Smyrna Beach.

An opening reception will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7. Gallery hours are 19 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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Atlantic Center for the Arts

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

The 32nd annual University Student Exhibit will be on display until Aug. 7.

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

Hub on Canal

The August exhibit opening in the Founders Gallery of The Hub on Canal at 132 Canal St. in New Smyrna Beach will be “Art Stars of Volusia: Volusia County High School Art Exhibit.”

The exhibit features two- and three-dimensional artwork plus photography created by the Advanced Art Program students from six Volusia County high schools.

The exhibit is curated from the schools’ adjudicated Spring 2020 Exhibit and State Art Award recipients and includes the winners and standouts from the Scholastic State Art Exhibition, Volusia Students Create, Volusia Select and individual high school exhibits.

An opening reception will be from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7. The exhibit will be on display to Aug. 29.

The continuing exhibit in the Fine Art Photography Gallery is “Through The Lens: Landscapes, Seascapes and Wildlife,” photography by Dave Bowers and Lori Vetter Bowers. Mr. and Ms. Bowers embrace their fundamental darkroom roots, but have grown to employ modern “digital darkroom” technology. Exhibit will be on display to Aug. 29.

First Saturday at The Hub on Canal will be Aug. 7.

Art Connections will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. An inside look at the work of more than 60 local artists. Talk to the artists and learn about the process of creating art. Explore two floors of art in one historic building in the heart of the New Smyrna Beach Arts District.

There will be live music from James Duchon from 4 to 7 p.m. in the lobby.

Talk Art! Tales From The Lagoon, an informal demo and conversation with photographer Shelley Lynch will be from 1 to 2 p.m.

All First Saturday events are free and open to the public.

For more information or to register for classes or events, 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.

Ask a Planetarium Curator will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12. Learn about the universe at the Lowell and Nancy Lohman Family Planetarium. Admission is free for members or with paid museum admission.

Florida Vistas Book Club will meet virtually to discuss "Shadow Country" by Peter Matthiessen from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19.

A museum member only virtual Coffee with a Curator will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 19.

Grab your coffee and join Environmental Education Associate, Kelsey Hansen virtually on ZOOM for a walk through Tuscawilla Nature Preserve. Ms. Hansen will tour through the Preserve and discuss the importance of protecting areas like Tuscawilla while pointing out the common plants and trees that can be found. Must be a museum member to attend.

Charting the Celestial Landscape will be on display until Oct. 10.

Time Honored: The Art of Dean Mitchell will be on display until Sept. 12.

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

Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens

The Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center will display works curated by Ormond Memorial Art Museum.

Artwork was inspired by different aspects of the pandemic. The first exhibit will be work by Ormond Beach artists in the themes Overcoming the “Challenge, Bringing the Arts Back and Renewal” until Friday, Aug. 13, at 399 N. U.S. 1.

The museum is looking for artists to participate in a second exhibit Aug. 18 to Oct. 15. Submission deadline is July 26. Participants are asked to submit two-dimensional artwork that touches on “Being Present -- What you can gain in a moment,” “Unity, Community, Synergy” and “Sharing Space.”

For more information, (386) 676-3347 or visit

Gateway Center for the Arts

Pottery classes for adults will meet from noon to 2 p.m. each Wednesday at Gateway Center for the Arts 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

Museum of Art-DeLand

The Museum of Art-DeLand will present “Adam Straus: Out of Paradise” until Sept. 12 in the galleries at 100 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 and free to children younger than 12, and Volusia County Schools and Stetson University students.

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