Volusia Art Notes, May 13, 2022 | Culture & Leisure


Halifax Health appoints Medical Arts Coordinator

Halifax Health has appointed Kristin Heron as the first Medical Arts Coordinator for its Oncology Center.

Ms. Heron earned a bachelor’s degree in studio art and music from Rollins College and attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She also earned a degree in Graphic Design Technology from Daytona State College.

She is Curator of Education, Outreach and Exhibits at the Ormond Memorial Museum and Gardens. She is a painter and photographer in her spare time.

She will coordinate a variety of creative programs for patients at the center.

Halifax Health plans to expand the program to all areas of its medical care. The Arts in Medicine program was made possible by a $400,000 endowment by Andy and Molly Clark of All Aboard Properties.

Call for artists

The Halifax Art Festival is looking for artists for its 60th annual event November 5-6 on Beach Street in Daytona Beach.

The festival, the second longest running in Florida, features fine art, fine art, and student art.

The application fee is $40. To apply, visit zapplication.org.

For more information, visit halifaxartfestival.org.

Daytona Beach Arts League

The Florida Women’s Arts Association presents “Collective Wisdom” through Sunday, May 29 at 433 S. Palmetto Ave., Daytona Beach.

For more information, visit flwaa.com.

The annual Figuratively Speaking judged exhibition is now open to all Florida artists in all media with up to three works of art each. Art delivery date 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, at the league. The entry fee for each piece is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. There are plenty of cash prizes, including $500 for best of the show. The opening reception will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 5 and the exhibition will continue until July 3.

For more information, visit artleague.org.

Arts and Sciences Museum

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

“Talk and Walk: The Amazing Illustrations of Harper’s Weekly, A Journal of Civilization” will be from 3-4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, with Senior Curator of Education and History Zach Zacharias at the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art . Free for members or with paid admission to the museum.

The Florida Vistas Book Club will be 2-3:30 p.m. for “The Thief’s Choice: A Novel of the Second Seminole War” by Arthur C. Bivens III. Reservation is required by calling (386) 255-0285 or registering online. Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members.

Special Lohman Planetarium show: Birth of the Solar System from 4 to 4:45 p.m. with Xavier Inosencio, volunteer and physics student at Stetson University. Free for members or with paid admission to the museum.

The Bitten Line: Etchings from the Collection will be on display from May 17 to July 17, including examples from the Renaissance to the present day by artists like Rembrandt, Hogarth, Degas and Renoir.

A river runs through it: The Hudson River School and other landscapes from the collection will be on display until July 31. The exhibit features 19th and early 20th century waterway scenes from across the country.

Child’s play: the historical toys and games from the collection will be on display until Sunday 28 August.

Beyond the Plate: Murals and other ceramics from the Kendall Art Center will be on display until July 17.

The Florida Women’s Arts Association exhibit, “Color of Rain,” will be on view through May 22. For more information, visit flwaa.com.

The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through 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 moas.org.

Southeast Photography Museum

The Southeast Museum of Photography will be exhibiting “Into The Universe of Collected Images” through June 4 at 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach.

The exhibition highlights important photographs and objects from the museum’s collection, and conceived as part of a renewed research interest in the SMP as a teaching museum.

Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (386) 506-3894 or visit southeastmuseumofphotography.org/.

Pop-up exhibition features Caitlin Flynn

The Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens will host an exhibition of pop-up windows by artist Caitlin Flynn from April 26 through May 24 at 9 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach.

Ms. Flynn works with the concept of memory in her studies, often beginning with a specific experience, either her own or inspired by a photograph.

For more information, visit ormondartmuseum.org.

Pop-up exhibition features 27 artists

The Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens will host a pop-up exhibit, “Verdant Visions,” through July 18, at the Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 NUS 1, Ormond Beach.

In this environmentally-themed community exhibit, 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.

artists studio

Artists Workshop Inc. of New Smyrna Beach offers classes and workshops for adults in the studio at the Marine Discovery Center, 540 Barracuda Blvd.

Studio hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

A new exhibit “Sunflowers – Supporting Ukraine Through Art” will be on view through June 29 at 115 Canal St. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, email artistsworkshopnsb@gmail.com, call (386) 424-9254 or visit artistsworkshopinc.com.

Hub on Canal

Razzle Dazzle, a New Smyrna Beach student fashion show, will be presented by the Hub from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, May 15 at the Brannon Center, 105 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach.

Tickets are $35 and VIP tickets $100, and are available at hubsignatureevents.org/razzle-dazzle.

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

May’s exhibit at the Founders Gallery is “Emerging: A Mix of Local & Promising Talent” by Daytona State College Studio Arts students. The students included in the exhibit are looking to either pursue an art degree or take DSC electives to improve their skills. The exhibition will be on view until May 29.

Painting Foundations with Mary Gerlach meets from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Fee is $20 per class (bring your own supplies). For more information or to register, call (386) 846-3104.

Jewelry Making and Design with Debbie Moser will meet from 4-5:45 p.m. on Fridays. The cost is $20 per class (basic materials and tools provided). To register or for more information, email moserd@bellsouth.net.

The Ukulele band with Sally Mackay meets several times during the week. The cost is $20 per class. For more information or to register, call (386) 235-4140.

Elevate Your Drawing Skills with Bob Stinziano will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday. All skill levels are welcome. The fee is $20 per class. Registration limited to 12. For more information or to register, contact Mr. Stinziano at (386) 944-9249 or chy39@aol.com.

French lessons with Yveline Del Villar are offered several times a week. The fee is $20 per class. To register or for more information, email frenchwithyveline@gmail.com or call (407) 760-7355.

Welcome to Italy! with Joanne Kehrli will meet Tuesdays with beginners from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and intermediates from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Fees are $96 for an eight-week beginner course. Compulsory book: “Italian in 10 minutes a day” by Kristine Kershul. All editions are acceptable. For more information or to register, contact Ms. Kehrli at (703) 727-7897 or joannekehrli@hotmail.com.

Harmonica with Farley Palmer will meet from 6-8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month. Open to students of all levels. The fee is $10 per class.

Volunteers are needed for reception, special events, outreach programs, promotional events, building maintenance and most areas of operations.

A 10-week course in Creative Prose Writing will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from May 4 to July 6. The course will be led by Gary Broughman, editor for CHB Media. Fee is $95 and limited to 12. To register, call (386) 957-4761 or visit chbbooks.com/writingclass/.

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

Jane’s Art Center

Jane’s Art Center in New Smyrna Beach offers clay classes and workshops for adults and children throughout the year in the ceramic studio at 199 Downing St.

A new exhibition by artist Peggy Banks, “If Art Could Sing”, will be presented in May.

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 courses

ArtHaus offers several classes at 3840 Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange.

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

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

After-school arts classes are taught by retired art educators from Volusia County.

The Acrylic Painting Class for 18+ will meet from 1-3 p.m. on Saturdays. 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 or to register, call (386) 767-0076 or visit arthaus.org.

Gateway Center for the Arts

The Gateway Center for the Arts will host pottery classes for adults from noon to 2 p.m. every Wednesday at 880 NUS 17/92, DeBary.

Classes are intended for beginners and intermediate students. Each session is $50. Masks are mandatory and class sizes are limited.

Open Studio is at 10 a.m. every Tuesday.

The singphonie for children aged 7 to 12 will meet at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesdays. The cost is $40 per month.

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

Museum of Art-DeLand

“Where We Find Ourselves, The Photographs of Hugh Mangum, 1897-1922” will be on display through June 12 at 100 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.

Mr. Mangum was a self-taught itinerant photographer from Durham, North Carolina from the early 1890s until his death in 1922 during the influenza pandemic.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 and free for children under 12 and all Volusia County and Stetson students.

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

A community day will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 at 100 and 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Guided tours will take place at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. In addition, there will be a free hands-on art activity for children at 600 N. Woodland. Free entry.


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