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STORYTELLERS 17: Gallery Talk with Peter Schreyer August 10 2017

In conjunction with Storytellers 17, on view in the alt_space, Peter Schreyer will be discussing this exhibition, the story behind the project, and his role working with New Smyrna Beach teens to document their historic African American community. This exhibition and event are free and open to the public. 


New Exhibition in August July 19 2017

In the feature gallery:
Endless Summer: A Group Exhibition

On View: August 5 - 26, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 5, 4-7 PM

New Smyrna Beach, FL — Arts on Douglas is pleased to announce the opening of its annual themed group exhibition Endless Summer. Paying homage to the 1960s cult classic film of the same name, this fun, lighthearted exhibition is a visual exploration of the summer season and all that it entails. 

The opening reception for Endless Summer runs from 4-7 PM on Saturday, August 5. To supplement the event, the gallery is showcasing an interactive summer themed photo booth and a signature summer cocktail.  Live reggae and modern beach music will also be performed by the Funky Volcanoes, with Andrew Elliot on guitar and vocals and Tyler Rosenke on the drums. Shoes and shirts are required, but guests may show up in their favorite summer attire -- from beach chic to tacky tourist, and save 10% on any Endless Summer purchases the night of the opening.  This exhibition and opening reception are free and open to the public.


Nocturnes - Curator's Talk with Dr. James Murphy July 05 2017


New alt_space exhibition: Storytellers 17 opens July 1 July 01 2017

New Smyrna Beach, FL— Arts on Douglas is pleased to announce the opening of Storytellers 17, a photographic exhibition by New Smyrna Beach teens documenting their historic African American community as part of a programming partnership with Crealdé School of Art, Winter Park, FL and the Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum in New Smyrna Beach, FL.     

 


Artists Talk: Jo Sinclair May 18 2017

Join us Friday, May 19 at 11am for a casual yet in-depth discussion with featured artist Jo Sinclair as she discusses the process and inspiration behind her exhibition Navigating the Soul's Journey.

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Nocturnes: A Group Exhibition May 18 2017

New Smyrna Beach, FL — Arts on Douglas is pleased to announce the opening of Nocturnes, a themed group exhibition curated by Dr. James Murphy. This exhibition explores the tradition of the nocturne in art and presents how contemporary artists interpret this theme utilizing a range of media. Nocturnes will be on view from June 3 - July 29, 2017. An opening reception is slated for Saturday, June 3 from 4 - 7 PM. During the reception, the gallery will feature light refreshments and the smooth jazz stylings of Trés Bien, featuring Ron Gilotti on the bass, Tyler Rosenke on the drums and Brian Tetras on the piano. The gallery will host a Curators Talk with Dr. James Murphy on Friday, July 14 at 11 AM.

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New Exhibitions in May April 14 2017

New Smyrna Beach, FL Arts on Douglas is excited to announce the opening of two new exhibitions for the month of May. In the feature gallery, a solo exhibition by St. Augustine based mixed-media artist Jo Sinclair titled Navigating the Soul’s Journey will be on view from May 6 – 27 with an Artists Talk on Friday, May 19 at 11am.  In the alt_space gallery, we will be showcasing Photogravures by Key West photographic artist Carol Munder. This exhibition will be on view from May 6 – June 10.  

The opening reception for both exhibitions will take place on Saturday, May 6 from 4-7 pm. During the reception, the gallery will be featuring light refreshments and the smooth jazz stylings of Howard Herman on the piano, John Pellegrino on the bass and Tyler Rosenke on the drums. 

   


New Exhibition in April March 22 2017

New Smyrna Beach, FL — Arts on Douglas is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition A Journey with Paint, by plein air landscape artist Joseph Palmerio.  This exhibition will be on view April 1-29, with an opening reception on Saturday, April 1 from 4-7 pm.  During the reception, the gallery will be featuring light refreshments and smooth jazz stylings of Tres Bien. Then, on Friday, April 28 at 11 am, Arts on Douglas will be hosting an Artists Talk with Joseph Palmerio. All exhibitions, receptions and Artists Talk events are free and open to the public.

Artists Talk - Jamieson Thomas March 17 2017



Jamieson Thomas

Join us Friday, March 24 at 11am for a casual yet in-depth discussion with featured artist Jamieson Thomas as she discusses the process and inspiration behind her exhibition The Language of Flowers. 

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New Exhibitions in March February 25 2017

New Smyrna Beach, FL Arts on Douglas is excited to announce the opening of two new exhibitions for the month of March. In the feature gallery, a solo exhibition by Hope Barton titled The Best of 30 Years will be on view from March 4 - 25. In the alt_space gallery, we will be highlighting an installation titled The Language of Flowers by Central Florida interdisciplinary artist Jamieson Thomas.  This exhibition will be on view from March 4 - April 15 with an Artists Talk on Friday, March 24 at 11am.  

The opening reception for both exhibitions will take place on Saturday, March 4 from 4-7 pm. During the reception, the gallery will be featuring light refreshments and the smooth jazz stylings of John Pelligrino on the bass, Mark McKee on the piano and Tyler Rosenke on the drums. Live music is in conjunction with the Downtown Music Festival.

Beyond these two new exhibitions, Arts on Douglas has also recently refreshed its remaining gallery space with new work by its current roster of 40 Florida artists. This newly curated display offers something for all tastes, from functional ceramics to cutting-edge jewelry, painting, photography and mixed media fabrications.

  

Image above left:
Hope Barton, Swamp Treasures, acrylic on canvas, 30"x40"
Image above right: Jamieson Thomas, Rose Thorn III, mixed media, 62 x 82 x 36, in front of Verisimilitude, oil on canvas, 100" x 100" x 1.5"

Adorn: A Jewelry Invitational January 21 2017

Arts on Douglas announces the opening of ADORN, a national jewelry invitational featuring a broad cross-section of wearable designs of ten accomplished and emerging jewelry artists from across the country.


Easels on Douglas: A Two-Day Plein-Air Workshop with Robert Ross December 29 2016

New Smyrna Beach, FL — For greater convenience to workshop participants, Arts on Douglas has rescheduled its two-day Plein-Air workshop in the neighborhood surrounding the Arts on Douglas Gallery to the weekend of  Friday, March 10, and Saturday, March 11, from 9am - 3pm each day.  Located in the historic district of New Smyrna Beach, this neighborhood offers splendid views of old structures, alleys and trees that are ideal for those who love to paint from direct observation. This two-day workshop is fitting for those with painting experience who desire to paint an urban landscape perceptively, using direct observation, sketches and photos.

Instructor: Robert Ross
Location:ACA Downtown, Arts on Douglas
Dates: March 10 - 11, 2017
Class meets at 9:00 - 3:00 each day
Tuition: $195

Payment and pre-registration required. Workshop is limited to 8 students.Please contact Juliana Romnes, Arts on Douglas Gallery Coordinator to register, pay and receive the supply list at (386) 428-1133. You may also register online HERE.