MOAS reopens

The Museum of Arts & Sciences and the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art have reopened to the public and begun operating regular hours at 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach.

In accordance with regulations, both buildings will be limited to operating at 25% guest capacity and certain individual galleries will have signs posted limiting the number of visitors who may be in them at any one time. Yhe Charles and Linda Williams Children's Museum, and the Lowell and Nancy Lohman Family Planetarium, snf he Honey Baked Ham Cafe are still closed.

All guests are asked to wear masks around the museum. Staff will also be wearing masks while in public areas and both handwashing and hand sanitizing locations will be clearly marked.

The exhibit "Billie Holliday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic" will continue to be on display until Aug. 9.

Donate to museum

Winn-Dixie at 333 W. Granada Blvd. in Ormond Beach during May will donate $1 for each reusable bag purchased to the Ormond Memorial Museum and Gardens.

The bags are on a display in front of the customer service counter to the right of the check out registers. The bags cost $2.50 each.

To keep everyone safe, shoppers will be asked to bag their own groceries in all reusable bags.

Museum enrolling teachers for annual institute

The Museum of Art-DeLand has opened enrollment for its seventh annual Teachers Institute, “The Art of Reflection and Response.”

According to Pam Coffman, curator of education, “The institute is especially appropriate for arts, language arts, reading, social studies/history, gifted, ESE and ESOL teachers.”

The 2020-21 Institute begins July 14 with an immersive three-day seminar at the museum. Saturday seminars follow from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept.12, Oct. 10, Dec. 5, Jan. 23 and Feb. 6.

The Institute concludes with a celebration and recognition event from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1.

The Institute is free to Volusia County public school teachers K-12, and includes a one-year individual museum membership. The deadline to apply is June 12.

For an applications or more information, visit, or call (386) 734-4371 or email

Master Artists-in-Residence Program

Atlantic Center for the Arts is now accepting applications for the Master Artists-in-Residency Program.

The application deadline is Sunday, May 31.

Artists can spend three weeks developing their work with the personal support and mentorship of internationally renowned masters in the visual arts, literature, music composition and choreography. Participation is limited to eight people for each Master Artist.

Each residency session includes three Master Artists of different disciplines. Through a formal application process administered by ACA, each Master Artist will select eight residency participants. During the residency, artists participate in formal sessions with their groups, work independently, and have opportunities for collaboration with other artists.

Atlantic Center for the Arts is at 1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach. For more information, visit

DeLand museum reopening

Museum of Art-DeLand galleries and store have re-opened and will operate at a 25 percent visitor capacity in accordance with Gov. Ron DeSantis executive order.

CDC guidelines on social distancing will be followed.

While events are still canceled, current exhibits include:

•Wonderland: Photographs by Kirsty Mitchell have been extended through May 31 at 100 N. Woodland Blvd.

•Hollywood Stills: Photographs from the Butler Institute of American Art if now on view at 600 N. Woodland Blvd.

The museum is home to five galleries at 600 N. Woodland Blvd. The Downtown Gallery and Museum Store are at 100 N. Woodland Blvd.

Gallery and store hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, visit

Summer art and theatre camps available

Gateway Center for the Arts is now accepting registrations for summer art and theatre camps.

There will be 10 weeks of art camps beginning June 1. Art camps are for students ages 6 to 15. Classes are divided by age.

Full day admission, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, will be $165 for members per week and $175 for non-members per week.

Half-day admission is $90 for members per week and $100 for non-members per week. Half-day sessions are from 9 a.m.-noon or 1 to 4 p.m.

Theatre camps also are being offered for children ages six to 18. Theatre camps are two weeks each from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $330 for members and $350 for non-members.

Jungle Book camp is June 1-12. Rapunsel with a Twist camp is June 15-26. Trolls camp is June 29-July 10.

Students must registered and pre-pay by the Friday two weeks before their camp. To register, visit

Gateway Center for the Arts is at 880 N. U.S. 17/92, DeBary. For more information, call (386) 668-5553.

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