The Volusia County Cultural Alliance will host its annual dinner and meeting in celebration of the fifth annual ArtsWeek Volusia from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at Hard Rock Hotel, 918 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.
There will be a presentation of the Tippen Davidson Award for the Arts to Lowell and Nancy Lohman and presentation of the Brady-Coolidge Arts Ambassador Award to Barbara Perrotti and Dr. Nancy Zrinyi Long.
The cash bar and live music will start at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., and presentation and awards at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $50 for members, $60 for non-members and $550 for a table of eight. Tickets available at volusiaculture.org. Reservations requested by Friday, Feb. 14.
For more information, call (386) 871-7873.
Ormond Memorial Art Museum and Gardens
Ormond Memorial Art Museum and Gardens will offer Paint a Resin Ocean Coaster Set from 5:30 to 7:30 p..m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 78 E. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach.
The cost is $89. Members save 10%. Open to participants 16 and older.
For more information or a reservation, call (386) 676-3347 or visit ormondartmuseum.org.
Meet 'Hair of the Dog' author Susan Slater
The next Florida history book club meeting will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art, 352 S. Nova Road.
The group will discuss the book “Hair of the Dog” with the author, Susan Slater.
Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members.
For a reservation, call (386) 255-0285.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
International Day of Women and Girls in Science will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Museum of Arts & Sciences, 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach.
The event features expert female scientific speakers and presenters from various disciplines. Seating for guest lectures is limited and is first-come, first-served.
Speakers include Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, University of Oxford;
Dr. Allison Kirkpatrick, University of Kansas; Nicole Stott, an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University alumnae and retired NASA astronaut with 103 days in space; Dr. Ashley Lear, ERAU professor of humanities and composition, and Dr. Maia McGuire, University of Florida
For more information, call (386) 255-0285 or visit
MOAS After Hours
The Museum of Arts & Sciences will host an after hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach.
There will be exclusive after-hours access to the museum's galleries, happy hour drink specials and a tour of “Singular Angles: The Art of Robert Huff” exhibit, led by Barbara Young, an independent curator and Mr. Huff's widow.
Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members.
For more information, call (386) 255-0285 or visit
The Museum of Arts & Sciences will host a film class, “Pre-production -- Filming Your First Video Short,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach.
Gary Lester, an award-winning videographer, will provide an introduction to planning and organizing a first video short.
Admission is $15 for members, $20 for non-members. Space is limited and advanced reservation is required by calling (386) 255-0285 or visit moas.org.
Writing and quilting at Schnebly Center
Daytona Beach Cultural & Leisure Services Department is offering new programs at the Schnebly Recreation Center, 1101 N. Atlantic Ave.
A free writers group meets from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. Class members discuss and critique each other's work.
The Fantastic Quilters meet from 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. This is a self-paced program that encourages creativity and cultural expression, including sewing, weaving and crocheting. The cost is 50 cents.
For more information or to register, call (386) 671-3560 or visit codb.us/activities.
Atlantic Center for the Arts
Atlantic Center for the Arts will host its Residency No. 176 from Feb. 16 to March 7.
Master artists will be Annie-B Parson, choreographer; Will Cotton, a visual artist; and Jennifer Higdon, composer and publisher.
A reception to welcome the artists-in-residence will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in the Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery, 1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach.
Annie-B Parson Master Artist Community Outreach
presentation and Q&A will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at ACA Joan James Harris Theater, 1414 Art Center Ave.
Jennifer Higdon Master Artist Community Outreach
Presentation and Q&A will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Stetson University, Presser Hall 112, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.
INsideOUT – Closing reception and informal studio visits with Artists-in-Residence will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Joan James Harris Theater and artists’ studios at 1414 Art Center Ave.
Merritt Spoils Analog Expedition will be on exhibit until Feb. 22 at ACA Main Campus, Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery, 1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach. A reception will be Friday, Feb. 21, with the residency one.
All events are free and open to the public.
For more information, visit atlanticcenterforthearts.org.
The Hub on Canal
The Hub will host several workshops at 132 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach.
The Beauty and Flow of Alcohol Ink with Becki Shiles will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14. The fee is $85 for members and $105 for non-members (plus $30 supplies fee paid to instructor on day of workshop).
Watercolor Over Pen & Ink with Evy Okerstrom will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. The fee is $70 for members and $90 for non-members (bring your supplies or add $30 supplies fee paid to instructor).
Talk Art! Found Object Collage with Carolyn Land will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. This event is free and open to the public.
Painting Through the Eyes of Georgia O’Keeffe with Jane Barnard will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16. The fee is $95 for members and $115 non-members.
Paint Along with Frank Ferrante will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20. The fee is $90 for members and $110 for non-members.
Art in the Form of Film with Paul Marino featuring “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21. Mr. Marino will introduce the film and host a post-viewing discussion. The fee is $7, which includes a glass of wine or bottle of water.
Drawing is FUNdamental with Heather Pastor will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for six consecutive Fridays beginning Feb. 21. The fee is $150 for the series. Participants should bring a sketchpad (11 by 14 inches or larger is recommended) and a No. 2 pencil. For more information and to register, contact Heather Pastor at (386) 232-8424 or firstname.lastname@example.org,
Chalk It Up, the third Annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb, 22. The competition is a collaboration of The Hub, The City of New Smyrna Beach and The Canal Street Historic District. Awards presentation at 5 p.m. Free online registration through Feb. 20 at hubsignaturevents.com or $10 per participant on-site registration from 8-9 a.m.
For more information, visit thehuboncanal.org or call (386) 957-3924.
An Affair of the HeArt
Tickets are on sale now for The Hub on Canal’s third annual An Affair of the HeART Gala, A Celestial Odyssey.
Lift off will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Brannon Center in New Smyrna Beach.
For more information or tickets, call (386) 957-3924 or visit hubsignatureevents.com.
Art Guild of Ponce Inlet Fine Art Show and Sell
The Art Guild of Ponce Inlet Annual Fine Art Show and Sell will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Feb. 15, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at the Community Center, at 4670 S. Peninsula Drive.
Admission is free. For more information, visit ArtGuildofPonceInlet.webs.com.
ArtHaus has programs Tuesdays and Saturdays at 3840 Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange.
Art Adventures Arts After School with Marla Basli will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays. Class is for students 5 and older. The cost of four sessions is $80.
Acrylic studio classes with Ed Klein will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays. The cost is $30 a class or three classes for $80. Art supplies not included.
For more information, call (386)767-0076 or visit arthaus.org.
Hand Art Center
Madison Creech, visiting assistant professor of creative arts at Stetson, will present her “Garniture” exhibit until March 28, at 139 E. Michigan Ave., DeLand.
The display features an installation of wallpaper and textiles inspired by artist Oscar Bluemner’s artwork.
Luca Molnar, assistant professor of art at Stetson, will curate “Over Yonder,” on display until March 28. The video art show features 10 southern artists portraying landscapes of the south.
Katie Baczeski, visiting assistant professor of art at Stetson, will curate “Clay Legacies,” on display until March 28. The show highlights three generations of ceramics and art pieces from the university’s permanent collection.
An opening-night reception for the three exhibits will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21.
New York-based artist Cyriaco Lopes, affiliate faculty at Stetson, will present an “Annunciations: Saints & Martyrs” artist talk from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Rinker Welcome Center, 529 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand, in the Lynn Presentation Room.
Exhibits and events at the Hand Art Center are free and open to the public.
For more information, call (386) 822-7270 or visit stetson.edu/hand-art-center.
Museum of Art-DeLand
Museum of Art-DeLand will host Doing It by the Book, a Family Bookmaking Workshop, at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.
This workshop will be an opportunity for children ages 8 to 12 and their parents or other adult to learn the basics of creating handmade books. Snacks will be included.
Member admission is $30 for one adult and one child. Each additional child is $5.
Non-member admission is $35 for one adult and one child. Each additional child is $5.
Class size is limited, register early at (386) 734-4371 or email@example.com.
Stetson University Gillespie Museum will host “Florida Stewards” exhibit until March 13 at the Rinker Environmental Learning Center, 230 E. Michigan Ave., DeLand.
For more information, call (386) 822-7330 or visit stetson.edu/other/gillespie-museum.