Museum of Arts and Sciences
The Museum of Arts and Sciences offers events and exhibitions at 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach.
The opening of the Key West: Southernmost USA exhibit will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 14. Explore the southernmost point of the continental United States with a tour and enjoy a cash bar. Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members. Reservations are required.
A history talk, “The Fury of the Northmen: An Introduction to Viking History,” will be from 3 to 4 p.m., Friday, July 15. Curator of Education and History Zach Zacharias will discuss Viking history and culture in the Roots Family Auditorium. Admission is free for members or with paid museum admission.
The Museum of Arts and Sciences joined hundreds of sites across the country to celebrate the release of the first science images from the James Webb Space Telescope, NASA’s next major space science observatory.
The first color images from Webb will be released during a telecast at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, from NASA’s Goddard Space Telescope Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. MOAS was one of 20 organizations selected across Florida and one of 500 across the United States.
MOAS will celebrate the first published images from 2pm to 5pm on Saturday 16 July. Curator of Astronomy Seth Mayo will present “Unrolling the University with JWST” at the Lohmann Planetarium. At 3:30 p.m., the museum will broadcast a live NASA expert panel discussion.
Admission to the planetarium show and panel discussion is included with museum admission and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Streaming locations for the live panel discussion will be in the Root Family Auditorium.
For more information, visit webb.nasa.gov or webbtelescope.org.
The Florida Vistas Book Club will meet from 2-3:30pm on Thursday, July 21st at the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art. The club will discuss “The Moor’s Tale” by author Laila Lalmi. Reservations are required. Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members.
Wine tasting, summer red, white and rosé with SR Perrott will be from 5.30pm to 7.30pm on Thursday 21st July. This month’s program will feature wines that are refreshing for summer paired with light appetizers from Ravish Catering. The event is for persons over 21 years of age. The seats are limited. Admission is $35 for members and $45 for prospective members. For tickets, call (386) 255-0285. No refunds will be issued after July 15th.
Cable! Pop Art/Op Art from the collection will be on display from until July 31.
The Bitten Line: Etchings from the collection will be on display until July 17, including examples from the Renaissance to the present era by artists such as Rembrandt, Hogarth, Degas and Renoir.
The River Runs Through It: The Hudson River School and other landscapes from the collection will be on display through July 31. The exhibition features 19th and early 20th century scenes of waterways from around the country.
Children’s Games: Historical toys and games from the collection will be on display until Sunday, August 28.
Beyond the Plate: Murals and other ceramics from the Kendall Art Center will be on display through July 17.
The museum is open from 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday and from 11am to 5pm on Sundays.
For more information or to register for classes or events, call (386) 255-0285 or visit moas.org.
The pop-up exhibition features 27 artists
Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens will host a “Green Visions” pop-up exhibit through July 18 at the Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 NUS 1, Ormond Beach.
In this green-themed public exhibition, 27 artists celebrate spring and all things fresh and new. The 48 artworks on display were created using a variety of mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, photography and fused glass.
For more information, visit ormondartmuseum.org.
Xpress Yourself Art Class
Xpress Yourself Art Class will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 20, at the Schnebly Center, 1101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.
The class will include creating tie dye t-shirts. Materials will be delivered.
For more information, call (386) 500-8589, email [email protected] or visit xpress-your-self.com.
Gallery 500 at OneDaytona
Gallery500’s Art in Harmony exhibit opens Friday, July 8, with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. at 1870 Victory Circle in OneDaytona.
The exhibition will be on display until August 28.
Art in Harmony will showcase new paintings, sculptures and photographs by 12 regional and national contemporary artists. The exhibition highlights the way different types of art can work together in harmony.
Several local artists will perform, including William Lerkott, Deborah Berry and Nancy McElroy.
The event is open to the public.
Atlantic Center for the Arts
Atlantic Center for the Arts has several activities coming up.
The STEAM Sketch Club will meet at noon Mondays through Aug. 1 and the Poetry Kickoff will be at 10 a.m. Fridays through Aug. 5 at the Alonzo “Babe” James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach.
Free and open to youth ages 12 to 17.
To register, call (386) 410-2890.
Workshop for artists
Artists Workshop Inc. of New Smyrna Beach offers adult lessons and workshops at the Marine Discovery Center studio, 540 Barracuda Blvd.
Studio hours are 9:30am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday.
The exhibit “Go Figure — Figures and Portraits” opened Saturday, July 2, at the Canal Gallery at 115 Canal St.
The exhibition will remain on display until August 30. Gallery hours are 11am to 3pm Monday to Saturday, with first Saturdays staying open until 7pm for the Art Stroll on Canal.
For more information, email [email protected], call (386) 424-9254 or visit artistsworkshopinc.com.
The Hub on Canal has workshops and classes at 132 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach.
The July exhibit in the Founders Gallery is “10, The Sixth Annual Members’ Exhibition.” Hub members interpret the number 10 in honor of The Hub’s 10th anniversary.
Other events and classes are:
• Broadway at The Hub with Paul Marino will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Friday, July 8. The movie will be In the Heights. Mr. Marino will introduce the performance and lead an educational discussion. Admission is $10, which includes a glass of wine or bottle of water.
• Painting with Maurice Wiener will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 11. Participants will learn the basics of oil painting and leave with their own artwork. No mineral spirits will be used. The fee is $50 for members; $60 for non-members (plus a $10 supply fee paid to the instructor on the day of the workshop). Limited enrollment of six.
• Painting Basics with Mary Gerlach meets from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning July 19. The fee is $20 per class (bring your own supplies). For information or to register, call (386) 846-3104.
• Jewelry Making and Design with Debbie Moser will meet from 4:00pm to 5:45pm on Friday. Cost is $20 per class (materials and basic tools provided). To register or for information, email [email protected]
•The Ukulele Group with Sally Mackay meets several times a week. Cost is $20 per class. For more information or to register, call (386) 235-4140.
• Brush up on your painting skills with Bob Stinziano will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday. All skill levels welcome. The fee is $20 per class. Space is limited. For more information or to register, contact Mr. Stinziano at (386) 944-9249 or [email protected]
• French courses with Yveline Del Villar are offered several times a week. The fee is $20 per class. To register or for information, email [email protected] or call (407) 760-7355.
•Benvenuto in Italy! with Joanne Kehrli will meet on Tuesdays for beginners from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and for intermediates from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The fee is $96 for eight weeks. For more information or to register, contact Ms. Kehrli at (703) 727-7897 or [email protected]
• Harmonica with Farley Palmer will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. every Thursday of the month. Open to students of all levels. The fee is $10 per class.
Volunteers are needed for the front desk, special events, outreach programs, promotional events, building maintenance, and almost all areas of activity.
For more information, visit thehuboncanal.org or call (386) 957-3924.
Jane Art Center
A new exhibition by artist Carson Kapp, Animal Farm, will be on display until July 30 at Downing St. 199, New Smyrna Beach.
Jane’s Art Center offers pottery courses and workshops for adults and children throughout the year.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call (386) 402-8673 or visit janesartcenter.com.
ArtHaus offers several classes at 3840 Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange.
Summer art classes for kids started on June 6th. Courses start at $130 per week.
The acrylic painting class for over 18s will be held from 1pm to 3pm on Saturday. Classes are taught by professional artists Aaron Shelton and Savannah Zanoski. These are sessions for two classes and supplies are included. Each class is $60 and includes a professionally hand stretched canvas.
For more information or to register, call (386) 767-0076 or visit arthaus.org.
The DeLand Fall Arts Festival and DeLand Museum of Art will host an artist talk with Paul Huzel at 5:30 p.m., Friday, July 15, at 600 N. Woodland Blvd.
This talk is part of the Black Arts, Artists and History Speakers series.
Entrance is free. Reservations are required. For more information, call (386) 734-4371.
DeLand Museum of Art
The DeLand Museum of Art will host the Clyde Butcher exhibit, “Cuba: The Natural Beauty,” through Sept. 18 at 100 N. Woodland Blvd.,
Commissioned by the United Nations to create a portfolio of Cuba’s mountainous lands, Mr. Butcher embarks on three one-week expeditions into unknown lands. His photography transcends political boundaries, challenging us to work together to protect natural places around the world.
Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members.
For more information, visit moartdeland.org.
Gateway Center for the Arts
Gateway Center for the Arts will host pottery classes for adults from noon to 2pm every Wednesday at 880 NUS 17/92, DeBary.
Classes are for beginners and intermediate students. Each session is $50. Masks are required and the number of classes is limited.
Open Studio is from 10am every Tuesday.
Volunteers are needed. Volunteers will be able to participate in events and performances for free, while receiving credit toward future classes and performances.
For more information or to make a reservation, call (386) 668-5553 or visit gatewaycenterforthearts.org.