JULY 2019
News & Updates
Have a Happy & Safe 4th of July
Opening Reception
Saturday, July 6, 4-7pm
Artist Talk, Thursday, July 11, 1-2pm
On display from July 6 through September 1
Rick’s artist talk will explore how the religions, myths and legends of many cultures have included crow and raven lore.
Fine Art Photography Gallery at The Hub, 120 Canal Street
Opening Reception
Saturday, July 6, 4-7pm
Awards at 6pm - Exhibition runs through July 27
Greetings to Our Hub on Canal Supporters
The roster of our events and activities in July is a bit thinner, but no less compelling, compared to higher traffic months of the year. I'll highlight a couple for you.

You'll want to stop by this month to see the new exhibitions in our two galleries. In the Fine Art Photography Gallery, located at 120 Canal Street, we're debuting Rick De Yampert's Mr. Crow Saves the Universe. De Yampert's photographs of crows are altered with various digital processes. Rick calls the results "phantasmagoric, trippy and magical." I just think they're amazing, and I bet you will too.

The Founders Gallery in July will feature our 3rd annual members' exhibition. We're calling it Celebration. There's a lot of talent within our membership base and this annual exhibition gives all of our members, professional and amateur artists alike, a venue to show off their talents. This is always so much fun. Members-only can preview both exhibitions on Friday, July 5th between 5:30 and 7pm. Exhibitions in both of the galleries make their public debuts on Saturday July 6th. Remember that members get a 10% discount on exhibition artwork purchased that day only (plus during the July 5 evening event).

Looking back at June, I would be remiss if I didn't brag a bit about our Summer Camp team. It was their efforts and dedication that allowed us to reach well beyond our previous offerings. We just finished our 4 weeks of camps. They were a great success. We shattered records for most campers ever and most scholarships provided to participants. These are important milestones, but we always seek to achieve more. We'll be asking you in the future to help us reach a greater number of students.

I'll see you at The Hub-maybe on Music Night on July 12? If you like jazz, you'll want to be there.

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.
  • 1-2pm - Talk Art! Featuring Becki Shiles, Imagine with Alcohol Ink
  • 4-7pm - Live Music in the lobby with Jim Mitchell, guitar, vocals and easy pop music.
  • 4-7pm -Opening Reception for Celebration, The Hub on Canal's 3rd Annual Member Exhibition. Awards at 6pm.
  • 4-7pm - Opening reception for the July Fine Art Photography Gallery Exhibition featuring Rick de Yampert, Mr Crow Saves the Universe. Artist Talk, Thursday, July 11, 1-2pm.
Imagine with Alcohol Ink
Becki Shiles
1-2pm (more)
1st Saturday, July 6
Farmer's Market 7am-12:30pm
Art Stroll 10am-4pm
Craft Beer Walk 1-7pm - Gallery Walk 4-7pm
Christmas in July  (10am-7pm)
Santa visits Canal Street to celebrate Christmas in July! Free, fun-packed family event with Bed Races, Scavenger Hunt, Sidewalk Sales, Live Entertainment! 
Last month our very own Fay Samimi was awarded second place at the Florida Artist Group (FLAG) annual state symposium and exhibition at the Ringling College of Art & Design in Sarasota for her work “Divine” a ceramic and mixed media sculpture. Congratulations Fay.
In May of this year The Hub on Canal was invited to provide a display of works by Hub artists at the luncheon meeting hosted by New Smyrna Beach's Visitors Bureau as part of National Travel & Tourism Week luncheon meeting "The Arts Mean Business" at the Brannon Center.

For the second time The Hub on Canal has been invited to exhibit work by over a dozen Hub artists in the conference center of Cobb Cole Attorneys' headquarters in Daytona Beach. The installation will be on display through mid-August. 
Music Night
Friday, July 12, 6-8pm
An Evening of Jazz Standards with a Contemporary New Orleans Groove
Thomas Brewer will make his appearance at The Hub on Canal, performing with the Howard Post Trio. They will perform an exciting session of jazz classics and favorites, including a selection of songs from Thomas Brewer’s new CD,  Holy Moly (more)

Slo' Jam
Thursday, July 18

Play, sing, or just listen! Bring a ukulele, harmonica, guitar, etc. Playbooks provided.   (more)
Art in the Form of Film
with Paul Marino
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Friday, July 19, 5:45-9pm
Occasionally there comes along a film with a truly original plot, proving there is something new to be seen at the movies. Part rom-com and part sci-fi,  Spotless Mind  succeeds conceptually, visually, and emotionally.  Imagine a future in which the pain of unrequited love can be selectively erased from recall, rendering past hurt nothing more than a shadowy memory.  (more)
July 3, 6-8 pm
  • Fused Glass Jewelry with Vera Rekstad (more)
July 19, 6-8pm
  • “Girls’ Night Out” Wine Glass Painting with Vera Rekstad (more)
July 27, 10am-2pm
  • The Beauty and Flow of Alcohol Ink with Becki Shiles (more)
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