ArtHaus classes

ArtHaus is offering several classes at 3840 Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange.

Adventures in Art is an after school class for ages 5 and older. The class meets 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays. The cost is $20 per class, which includes all supplies.

The Art of Drawing Anime & Manga for ages 8 and older will meet for 4:45-5:45 p.m. Thursdays. The cost is $15 per class.

Arts After School classes are taught by retired Volusia County Art Educators.

Acrylic Painting Class for ages 18 and older will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays. The classes are taught by professional artists Aaron Shelton and Savannah Zanosky. These are two-class sessions and supplies are included. Each class is $60 and includes a professionally hand-stretched canvas.

For more information, call (386) 767-0076 or visit

Arts on Douglas

Artists Donne Bitner and Cheryl Bogdanowitsch will host an artists talk at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at 123 Douglas St. in New Smyrna Beach.

“A Visual Conversation” will be on display until Oct. 30.

Arts on Douglas has “Chemical Delusion” by Central Florida multi-disciplinary artist Robert C. Beck on display in the alt_space until Oct. 16..

Exhibits are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Arts on Douglas, a division of the Atlantic Center for the Arts, is accepting submissions to Small Things Considered, the gallery's annual year-end art exhibit of works 10 inches by 10 inches or smaller.

Deadline is midnight Sunday, Oct. 24. Notification will be Saturday, Oct. 30. Accepted artists are responsible for delivery and pick up of their artwork. Exhibit dates are Dec. 4 to Jan. 11.

For more information, call (386) 438-1133 or visit

Atlantic Center for the Arts

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

University of Central Florida Flying Horse Editions: The Art of Collaboration will be on display until Oct. 30 in the Pabst Visitor Center on the main campus, 1414 Art Center Ave. Flying Horse Editions is a collaborative research studio for visual artists at UCF.

ACA Volunteer League will host its annual Trash to Treasure Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at Harris House. Proceeds benefit community art programs

Nature Sketch Club will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the main campus, 1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach. The topic is Creating Natural Space in your Sketches.

Auditions for NSB's Got Talent will be Saturday, Oct. 16. The event will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Babe James Center, 201 N. Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach. Hosted by Justincredible.

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

Hub on Canal

The Hub on Canal has workshops and classes at 132 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach.

October Exhibit Opening in The Founders Gallery, Ruminations & Meanderings by Tim Reilly, will be on display until Oct. 31.

Art in the Form of Film with Paul Marino will meet from 5:45 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15. “The Princess Bride” (1987) will be shown. Mr. Marino will introduce the film, raise questions to ponder and host a post-viewing discussion. The fee is $7, which includes glass of wine or bottle of water.

Poured Acrylics with Cindy Dennis Workshop will meet from 10 1 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 17. Open to all levels, Fee includes canvas, wine and snacks. The fee is

$100 for nembers, $120 for non-members plus $30 supplies fee paid to instructor on day of workshop. Limited to 12 students.

Painting Workshop with Morris Wiener will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18. Students will learn the basics of oil painting and leave the workshop with their own creation. No mineral spirits will be used. The fee is $50 for members and $60 for non-members (plus $10 supplies fee paid to instructor on day of workshop).

The Hub on Canal needs volunteers for reception, special events, outreach programs, promotional events and building maintenance.

Open Mic Poetry Night will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23. Hosted by poet Mary Jane Barenbaum and artist/writer Pamela Ramey Tatum. The evening will begin with a guest poet followed by an open mic format. No advanced sign-up required. Poetry night is for people 18 and older. For more information, call (386) 214- 6409. Admission is $5.

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

Annual Plein Air Paint Out set for October

The Marine Discovery Center and Artists' Workshop Inc. will host the 11th annual Plein Air Paint Out in New Smyrna Beach Oct. 19-23.

Visitors can view artists as they work for free and also can buy their work. Other paid events are planned.

For more information, visit

Anniversary luncheon

The Daytona Beach Symphony Society will celebrate 70 years with a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at the Halifax River Yacht Club, 331 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach.

The cost is $50 per person. There will be entertainment, raffles, 50/50, cash bar and valet parking.

Reservations are required by Friday, Oct. 15 by calling (386) 253-2901 or visit

Museum of Arts & Sciences

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

Dare Mighty Things: Exploring Mars with Perseverance, Karshan Center of Graphic Art, will be on display until Nov. 7.

The fourth installment of the annual Beaux Arts Group of Central Florida exhibit, "A Symphony of Color" is on display to Nov. 28.

Farm Life and Other Scenes: The Art of Henry George Keller from the Collection Exhibit will be on display from Oct. 16 to Jan. 30.

Vistas: Seasonal Landscapes from the Collection Exhibit will be on display from Oct. 23 to Jan. 16. Skulls: From Ancient Beasts to Modern Giants Exhibit will close Oct. 31.

All events require masks and social distancing. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information or to register for classes or events, call (386) 255-0285 or visit

Halloween, Haunted Writing Workshop

Halloween, Haunted Writing Workshop will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Oct. 21, in the Ormond Memorial Art Museum's Garden Gazebo at 78 E. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach.

Dr. David B. Axelrod will lead the holiday-themed writing workshop.

Participants should bring a notebook and something to write with/write on (there are no tables). Bench seating will be provided, but you are welcome to bring a folding chair. The cost is $10 members and $11 non-members.

Register online at

Southeast Museum of Photography

“Conversations On Conflict Photography” will be on display until Dec. 4 in the Southeast Museum of Photography at Daytona State College, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach.

The exhibit features work by 12 award-winning photographers.

“Fresh Perspectives” is an exhibit that aims to showcase contemporary work and innovative ideas. The artists were hand selected for their innovative viewpoint, keen eye and modern approach to image-making. It will be on display until Dec. 16.

The Poured Plate: Contemporary Tintype Photography will be display until Oct. 28.

Tintypes: A Community Portrait is a collaboration between Leah Sobsey and Tim Telkamp. In 2017, the pair were the recipients of the Click! Photography Festival PIC Grant (Programming Innovations for Click).

Admission is free. Disposable masks are available free at the front desk. Front-line museum staff will continue to wear masks to ensure the safety of visitors.

Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, call or (386) 506-3894 or visit

Film acting class

DarkSide Theatre is hosting a film acting class for adults from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each Thursday at 600 S. Yonge St., Suite 7A, Ormond Beach.

Reservations are required in advance. Participants must be 21 or older. The cost is $15 per class.

For a reservation, email

Gateway Center for the Arts

Gateway Center for the Arts will host 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 3:45 to 5 p.m. each Wednesday. Tuition is $40.

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

Gillespie Museum

China’s exports are featured in artwork on display by ceramist Cindy Leung, who is a multilingual artist from Hong Kong and inspired by her Chinese heritage.

Ms. Leung’s “On the Road” exhibit, which includes 26 hybrid-object sculptures, will be display through Dec. 3 at the Gillespie Museum at Stetson University, 234 E. Michigan Ave., DeLand.

Science Saturday: Mostly Green Halloween will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Saturday, Oct. 30.

The Gillespie Museum’s annual fall fair will provide youth with an opportunity to celebrate the natural world and its mysteries during hands-on activities. Costumes are welcome. Visitors also can view the museum’s crystal, mineral and rock exhibits. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

All events at the Gillespie Museum are free and open to the public. Masks are required. To ensure social distancing, groups must not exceed 10 guests.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call (386) 822-7330 or visit

Women's association art

Florida Women’s Art Association will host Bobbi Baugh, photography/textiles, mixed media, at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 at Bobbi Baugh Studio, 1718 Pine Ave., DeLand.

For more information, visit

Museum of Art-DeLand

“Humanity In Art,” paintings by Jerry Weiss will be on display until 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 26, at Museum of Art-DeLand, 100 N. Woodland Blvd.

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.

For more information, visit

Hand Art Center

Stetson University Hand Art Center has “Oscar Bluemner: My Finest Design,” on display to Dec. 3, at139 E. Michigan Ave., DeLand.

Masks and social distancing are required. Gallery hours are 11 a.m, to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and and 1-4 p.m. Saturday.

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

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