Art Haus

Art Haus 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. 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.

During Port Orange Family Days, ArtHaus is hosting its 22nd annual Chalk Art Competition Saturday, Sept. 25, and Sunday, Sept. 26, at 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange.

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

Arts on Douglas

Atlantic Center for the Arts Downtown, Arts on Douglas, will open two exhibits in September at 132 Douglas St., New Smyrna Beach.

“Radical Naturalism” by Jacksonville painter Jim Draper will be on view in the feature gallery until Sept. 24 and “Chemical Delusion” by Central Florida multi-disciplinary artist Robert C. Beck will be on view in the alt_space until Oct. 16..

Mr. Draper will present an Artist Talk in conjunction with his exhibit at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24, and Mr. Beck will present an Artist Talk at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8.

Exhibits and Artist Talks 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.

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

Workshop to design new City Gym mural

The City of New Smyrna Beach and Atlantic Center for the Arts will host a workshop on a new mural planned for a City Gym exterior wall at 201 N. Myrtle Ave. at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in the Coronado Civic Center at 150 N. Pine St.

ACA artists will ask participants to share a pattern design meaningful to their culture or family heritage. Examples include quilts, family crests, cultural fabric patterns (e.g. African kente, Scottish tartans, Japanese mons), or a simple design that is representative of their interests.

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 is now accepting applications for the Artists-in-Residence Program. Spend three weeks developing your work with the personal support and mentorship of internationally renowned artists in the visual arts, literature, music composition, and choreography. Participation is limited to up to eight people for each discipline.

Due to Covid-19 and the immense stress it has put on artists, ACA will be offering full scholarships to accepted artists who qualify. Deadline is Sept. 19.

To register for classes or for more information, visit atlanticcenterforthearts.org 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 “Meant To Be” by Jeff Thamert .”

The exhibit will be on display to Sept, 26.

Art in the Form of Film with Paul Marino, featuring “Guardians of the Galaxy (2014),” will meet from 5:45 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17. Mr. Marino will introduce the film, raise questions to ponder and host a post-viewing discussion. Admission is $7, which includes glass of wine or bottle of water.

Painting with Morris Wiener Workshop will meet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 20. 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; $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.

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

‘Holding Space’ exhibit opens

Ormond Memorial Art Museum presents “Holding Space,” a new pop-up art exhibit until Oct. 15 at the Ormond Beach Performing Art Center, 399 N. U.S. 1.

Representing a variety of mediums, perspectives, and beliefs, the exhibit features the work of 19 local and regional artists who reflect on the gifts gained in a mindful moment, the experience of sharing space, and the presence of synergy and unity within communities.

The exhibit showcases 36 unique pieces of artwork that encompass the term “holding space.”

For more information, visit ormondartmuseum.org.

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.

Smithsonian Museum Day will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18.

Enjoy free museum admission when you present a Museum Day ticket. Visit Smithsonianmag.com/museumday for details and to download a ticket. Ticket does not include planetarium admission.

Join MOAS Senior Curator of Education and History, Zach Zacharias in the Ford Gallery at the Museum of Arts & Sciences for a walkthrough of the exhibit “Skulls: From Ancient Beasts to Modern Day Giants” from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21. The exhibit features skulls from crocodiles, an extinct Florida rhino, ice age, cave bears and various primates.

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 moas.org.

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]

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 whose groundbreaking images have often defined global conflicts. Through the images, the show examines the stories behind the photos and the ways the photographers approached them.

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 southeastmuseumofphotography.org.

Hand Art Center

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

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

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18. The event will include free curator’s tours of the “Oscar Bluemner: My Finest Design” and “(un)Peopled: A Sense of Place” exhibits.

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 handartcenter.org/.

Gillespie Museum

The Gillespie Museum, Stetson University’s earth and environmental science center, will celebrate Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day with a Meet Our Meteorites event during its Science Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 18 at 234 E. Michigan Ave., DeLand.

Young scientists are invited to learn about the rocky fragments from space that reveal clues about the sun and planets and view the museum’s meteorite collection. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Gillespie Museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday. Masks and social distancing are required. For more information, call (386) 822-7330 or visit stetson.edu/other/gillespie-museum.

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 3:45 to 5 p.m. each Wednesday. Tuition is $40.

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

Museum of Art-DeLand

“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 MoArtDeLand.org.

Artist Talk

The DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts in partnership with the Museum of Art DeLand will host an Artist Talk as a part of an ongoing series focusing on Black art, artists and art history.

The event will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15 at the main facility at 600 N. Woodland Blvd.

Guest speaker will be Tim Adebule. Nicknamed “Bushman Tim,” Mr. Adebule is Nigerian, now living in Orlando. He is an artist and painter. He founded Three Mask Gallery in Orlando 30 years ago as an art gallery, African clothing and products store and popular venue for art, music, dance, drumming and art talks.

Due to limited seating, reservations are required by calling (386)-734-4371.