Ormond Memorial Art Museum

Ormond Memorial Art Museum will host Handmade Paper from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at 78 E. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach.

In this all-day workshop, participants will learn to make unique handmade paper sheets of various sizes using recycled paper scraps and natural fiber pulps.

Advance registration and payment is required for all programs. The cost is $133. Museum members save 10 percent on classes.

For more information or to register, call (386) 676-3347 or visit ormondartmuseum.org.

New photography exhibits open

The Southeast Museum of Photography has two new exhibits on display.

“This is Climate Change,” photographs by Kirk Crippens, Sharon Harper and Benjamin Dimmitt, and “Learn more! Encounters,” photographs by Jose Ney, an exhibition from the permanent collection curated by Ney Mila, son of Mr. Ney, will be on exhibit to Oct. 26.

The museum is at Daytona State College, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach.

For more information, visit smponline.org.

Writing and quilting at Schnebly Center

Daytona Beach Cultural & Leisure Services Department is offering new programs at the Peggy Schnebly Recreation Center at 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.

Natural History Festival

The Museum of Arts & Sciences will present its annual Natural History Festival Saturday, Sept. 14, at 352 Nova Road, Daytona Beach.

Free for members or with paid museum admission.

Lectures planned are:

•10 a.m., Dragons from Deep Time with Senior Curator of Education and History, James "Zach" Zacharias

•11 a.m., The Fossil Hunters TV Show: Women in Paleontology with the cast and crew of the Fossil Hunters TV show on Channel 15 WDSC.

•Noon, Wetland and Core Climate Change with Dr. Benjamin Tanner of Stetson University.

•1 p.m., The Takeover of the Everglades by the Burmese Python with Conservancy Wildlife Biologist Ian Bartoszek

•2 p.m., Going Dry in the Land of Water? Florida's Hydrological History and Ideas for Avoiding a Future Water Crisis with Dr. David Kaplan of the University of Florida

For more information, visit moas.org.

Learn about pirates

The Florida Vistas Book Club will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Cici & Hyatt Brown Museum of Florida Art at the Museum of Arts & Sciences, 352 Nova Road, Daytona Beach.

“Florida Pirates: From the Southern Gulf Coast to the Keys and Beyond” by James Kaserman will be discussed.

The cost is free for members and $5 for non-members. Light refreshments will be served.

For a reservation or more information, call (386) 255-0285.

Apply for residency program at ACA

Application deadline for the next Atlantic Center for the Arts master artist-in-residence program will be Sunday, Sept. 15, at 1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach.

Spend three weeks developing your work with the personal support and mentorship of internationally renowned masters in visual arts, music composition, literature, and choreography. Participation is limited to 8 people for each master artist.

For more information, call (386) 427-6975 or visit atlanticcenterforthearts.org.

The Hub on Canal

The Hub on Canal has several events planned for September.

Resin Painting will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13. The fee is $85 for members and $105 for non-members (plus $35 supplies fee paid to instructor on day of workshop).

A Little Broadway from the Little Theatre Music Night will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.

The Art of Abstract Poured Acrylics will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15. The fee is $99 for members and $119 for non-members, which includes canvas; add $25 fee for additional supplies paid to instructor on day of workshop. Limited to 10 participants.

Paint Big and Bold will meet from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15. The fee is $25 per class plus $35 supplies fee paid to instructor on first day of class. For more information or to register, contact Cindy Wiggins at (386) 366-1204 or artisans5226@gmail.com.

The “Nature” of the Colored Pencil will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning Sept. 17. This is a five class series. The fee is $75 for the 5-class series. Supplies list provided or purchase supplies directly from instructor for $30 at the first class. For questions and to register, contact Nancy Charles at nancycharles64@gmail.com or (901) 626-8968.

Art in the Form of Film with Paul Marino will meet from 5:45 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, to watch and discuss the 2004 Academy Award-winning film “Crash.” Mr. Marino will introduce the film and host a post-viewing discussion. The fee is $7, which includes includes a glass of wine or bottle of water.

For more information, visit thehuboncanal.org or call (386) 957-3924.

Oak Hill book club reviews ‘The Alienist’

The Oak Hill Book Club will explore “The Alienist” by Caleb Carr at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the Oak Hill Public Library, 125 E. Halifax Ave.

The novel revolves around a newspaper reporter and a

psychologist who create a psychological profile of the unknown person

who murdered and mutilated an adolescent boy in 1896.

Registration is not required. For more information, call the library at (386) 345-5510.

Rock & Remember

The third annual Rock & Remember will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 21, at Reed Canal Road, Pavilion No. 1, South Daytona.

Paint a rock in memory of a loved one, light refreshments, violinist, butterfly release and open mike.

For more information, call (386) 322-3070.

ArtHaus sets programs

ArtHaus has programs starting 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. each Saturday. 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.

Street painting festival

ArtHaus has begun registration for the 20th annual street painting festival and chalk art competition for Family Days Friday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Sept. 29, at 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange.

Art work must be approved by ArtHaus, 3840 Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange.

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

Lunchtime art

The Museum of Art-DeLand will host The Art of Surprise lunchtime workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.

The cost is $5. Space is limited. Dress for mess and feel free to bring a lunch.

For a reservation, call (386) 734-4371 by Sept. 13.

Museum benefit

The Wine, Bourbon & Art Benefit will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.

For the second year, join us for an evening of fine sensory experiences presented by the Guild of the Museum of Art-DeLand.

There will be wine and bourbon tastings, art available to buy, special drawings and silent auction baskets.

The cost is $25 for members and $30 for non-members.

For a reservation, call (386) 734-4371 or visit moartdeland.org

Neighborhood Center slates T-shirt design contest

The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia is seeking students ages 14-22 who attend school in or live in West Volusia County to design one-of-a-kind T-shirts to increase awareness of the center’s mission to serve the homeless, feed the hungry and prevent homelessness.

The winner will be announced Oct. 11 at the Robed In Love breakfast and win $100 in Mainstreet Dollars, two T-Shirts and the center will display the winning design for one year.

Artists create their design and say in 250 words or less how the design helps promote the center’s mission and submit it by midnight, Sunday, Sept. 15.

The design must incorporate only three colors, red, black, gray (white space is permitted, too), a house image, a heart image and the hashtag #LoveLocal.

For more information, visit nhcwv.org or tinyurl.com/nhctshirtcontest.

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