News & Updates
“What Lies Beneath:
Geologic Abstracts”  
October 1-30, 2018
“What Lies Beneath: Geologic Abstracts”  are a group of paintings from my  “Circle of Life”  series which celebrates the natural function of the world: to change, grow, and evolve. It is a journey into what lies beneath the surface of the earth and pays homage to nature. I wanted to get below the surface of the daily life, the seen and the unseen. The thought process moves through the corridors of time in our geologic history. 
Exhibit Opening
Saturday, October 6th
Founders Gallery 4-7pm
Artist Talk - 6pm
" When I get deeply involved in a project I go someplace so far from the everyday world, that it becomes a form of meditation. "

Greetings to Our Hub on Canal Supporters

We depend on our members and are always striving to deliver greater value for your membership dollar. With that in mind, we are pleased to roll out new and improved member benefits on October 1st. You'll get the same event discounts you've always received and going forward members will now also enjoy preferred pricing on our workshops. I'm happy to say that we'll also offer member appreciation events on a roughly quarterly basis. There's much more to make a Hub on Canal membership the best deal in town. Click on the link below to read the whole story. If you're a member, thank you. If you're not, click on the link and become one.

One of our new, expanded member benefits is early access to tickets to The Hub's annual gala, An Affair of the HeART. Our gala in 2018 was the event of the social calendar. It's successor on March 9, 2019 will be no different. Members will get first crack at the limited number of tickets. We sold out pretty quickly last year. You won't want to risk that happening for the upcoming event, so join now if you are not a member. Watch for our save the date announcement soon. In the meantime, polish your dancing shoes, practice your daiquiri making, grab a cigar and binge watch I Love Lucy .

Richard England, President
All Hub events on 1st Saturday are free and open to the public!
  • 10am-7pm - Art Connections - engage with our artists and watch them create.
  • 11am -1pm - HubCats. The Hub's own electric blues/jug band in front of The Hub.
  • 1-2pm - Talk Art! Featuring Tad Fyock with “Wood Isn’t For The Fire.” (see below)
  • 4-7pm - Live Music - Ben Wilkins, classics & originals.
  • 4-7pm - What Lies Beneath” featuring Hub Artist Carolyn Land, Mixed Media Paintings.
  • 6pm - Artist talk in the Founders Gallery. 
Talk Art - 1-2pm
Tad Fyock: “ Wood Isn’t For The Fire.” 
11am-1pm - The HubCats
4-7pm - Live Music w/Ben Wilkins
CANAL STREET EVENTS - 1st Saturday, October 6, 2018
9am-7pm - Blocktober Fest 2018
  • 9am - Pooch Parade check-in, 10:30am Pooch Parade
  • 9am-1pm - Utilities Commission of New Smyrna Beach Public Power Day for Families
  • 11:30am-7pm, Live music at Christmas Park & along Canal Street
  • German bratwurst "brats" served by New Smyrna Beach American Legion Post 17

Farmer's Market 7am-12:30pm - Art Stroll 10am-4pm
Craft Beer Walk 1-7pm - Gallery Walk 4-7pm

Hub artist Cathy Berse toured Cuba in September. It's a place in many ways stuck in the late 1950s. Her images perfectly captured scenes that are simultaneously old and current. Experience Cuba yourself on March 9, 2019. Stay tuned for details.
MUSIC NIGHT - The Gazebros
October 12, 6-8pm
The Gazebros play an eclectic mix of music from the 50s through the present … with an emphasis on classic rock, folk, bluegrass and blues. More
Slo' Jam
October 18 - 6:30-8:30pm
Come play, sing, or just listen. Be inspired to learn and grow with a friendly bunch of like-minded folks. Feel free to bring your guitar, ukulele, harmonica, or other instrument. Playbooks will be provided. More
Art in the Form of Film: Hitchcock
Instructor/Paul Marino
October 19, 5:45-9pm
As the 1960s dawn, questions circulate in Hollywood as to whether Hitchcock’s genius has crested. In order to recapture his youthful daring he decides that his next film will be based on the lurid horror novel, Psycho More
Saturday, October 20th
October 20, 5-6pm
Come to The Hub on Canal for a delightful evening of poetry and music! Dan Pels, a surrealist poet, will emcee the evening, along with his co-host Mary Jane Barenbaum, a realist/romantic poet.   More
October 20, 7-9pm
Join hosts Farley Palmer, Adam Floyd and Rodney Lints for a pre-show event at The Hub on Canal to celebrate with several of the contestants who will be in New Smyrna Beach competing against each other during this exciting weekend of competitions at the Annual Florida Harmonica Championship! $5 for all. More
October 1, 10am-1pm
  • Meditate and Create: Creative Canvas w/Kelly Bowen (more)
October 8, 10am-4:30pm
  • Palette Knife Painting w/Pamela Ramey Tatum (more)
October 9, 4-6pm
  • The "Art" of Nature Photography w/Joe Campanellie (more)
October 11-12, 10am-1pm
  • Paint a Sculpted Bird w/Tad Fyock (more)
October 13, 1-4pm
  • Gel Printing Jump Start with MK Shaw (more)
October 18, 10:30am-5pm
  • Copper Repousse' with Sam Adams (more)
October 19, 6-8pm
  • Calligraphy w/Lynda Chandler (more)
October 20, 10am-4pm
  • Watercolor Over Pen & Ink w/Evy Okerstrom (more)
October 27, 10am-4pm
  • Getting Started w/Corel Painter Essentials w/Mary Jean Campanellie (more)
October 28-30, 10am-4:30pm
  • Three-Day Palette Knife Workshop w/Pamela Ramey Tatum (more)
"Our volunteers are so committed to The Hub they are always on the job. Here's our crackerjack scheduler Lucy hard at "work" at The Hub, even while on vacation in Siesta Key! Way to go Lucy."
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