Art Notes, Aug. 13, 2021 | Arts & Entertainment

Arts on Douglas

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

Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, 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 Aug. 14 to 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.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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 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.

Art in the Form of Film with Paul Marano will meet from 5:45 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20. “The Big Lebowski” (1998) will be shown. The cult film was directed by the Coen Brothers. Mr. Marino will introduce the film, raise questions to ponder and host a post-viewing discussion. The fee is $7, which includes a glass of wine or bottle of water.

Silk Painting two-day workshop with Carol Baker will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, and 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 22.

Ms. Baker will lead students through an eight-step process to create a painted silk scarf for their wardrobes. Students will learn how to paint a 15 by 60 inch silk scarf on day one and complete the scarf on day two.

The fee is $100 for members or $110 for non-members (plus $20 supplies fee paid to instructor on day of workshop). Limited to six students.

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.

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

The Beaux Arts Group of Central Florida was founded in 1962 by the students of the late Lillian “Lu” Belmont of New York City. The group is comprised of 50 professional artists, working in all mediums, who place a strong emphasis on experimental creative approaches brought to quality design conception and techniques.

As part of our August MOAS After Hours: In Partnership with The Locals Mix from 5 to 7p.m. Monday, Aug. 30, guests will have a chance to meet several of the artists as well as listen to a presentation of the exhibition by exhibit curator, Peggy Banks.

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

MOAS Brunch Social: Meteors & Mimosas will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 28. Following brunch, create your own mimosa to take with you on a journey in the “Lohman Planetarium Spaceship” as MOAS Curator of Astronomy Seth Mayo virtually flies participants through the universe.

Admission is $25 for members and $30 for non-members, and includes brunch, two mimosas and museum entrance to the galleries for the rest of the afternoon.

Event attendees must be 21 and older. Reservations are required by calling (386) 255-0285. No refunds will be issued after Aug. 24.

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

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

Acrylic canvas painting class

Ponce Inlet Art at the Museum Summer Sunset Acrylic Canvas Painting for ages 12 and older will meet from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Aug. 18, at 143 Beach St.

Class will be outside on the lawn. No experience necessary, instructor will guide artists step by step. The cost is $10 per person, all supplies included. Space is limited to 12 people.

Pre-payment required at Town Hall by Aug. 13 at 4300 S, Atlantic Ave.

Hand Art Center

“Oscar Bluemner: My Finest Design” will be on display from Aug. 19 to Dec. 3 at the Stetson University Hand Art Center, 139 E. Michigan Ave., DeLand,

The exhibit will explore Oscar Bluemner’s influence, study and lasting effect of architecture as an artist.

The photography exhibit “(un)Peopled: A Sense of Place” will be on display from Aug. 19 to Oct. 16.

The exhibit will investigate how a global pandemic has altered the way people relate to places.

All events and exhibits are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Masks and social distancing are required.

Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, call (386) 822-7270 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

Museum of Art-DeLand will host a free Family Fun Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 21.

Free admission, but Family Fun Saturday has paused hands-on art activities for children due to Covid-19 safety measures. Free art activity packets will instead be available to take home from 600 N. Woodland Blvd. while supplies last. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

“Adam Straus: Out of Paradise” will be displayed until Sept. 12 at 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

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.

Learn the basics and advanced techniques of both on-camera and stage acting with professional coaching and directing.

Classes are designed for actors of all experience levels.

Class size is limited to ensure quality instruction.

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

For a reservation, email [email protected]