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Free Artists Demonstrations Offered During Plein Air Paint Out

Free Artists Demonstrations Offered During Plein Air Paint Out

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 25, 2019 – A series of free artist demonstrations will be offered to the public during the ninth annual Plein Air Paint Out. Set for Oct. 19-26, the public will have an opportunity to observe top artists at work and to learn artistic...

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October Volunteer Spotlight: Phil Clarke

October Volunteer Spotlight: Phil Clarke

Illinois native Phil Clarke is that smiling gentleman who may be spotted leading the children in the Marine Discovery Center’s summer camps to various activities. And after retiring from a successful career in business that kept him on planes for more than 30 years...

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Sea Turtle Nesting Is Focus Of October Public Lecture

Sea Turtle Nesting Is Focus Of October Public Lecture

Sea Turtles17OCTOBER 2019When: Thursday, October 17 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Where: Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Blvd, NSB, 32169 Cost: FREE The lecture is open to the public at no charge and no reservations are required.The 2019 sea turtle nesting season in...

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New Smyrna’s Annual Plein Air Paint Out Set for October 20-26

New Smyrna’s Annual Plein Air Paint Out Set for October 20-26

by Lisa D. Mickey The annual Plein Air Paint Out will once again bring outdoor enthusiasts and art lovers to the Marine Discovery Center and The Artists’ Workshop for a weeklong celebration of outdoor painting in New Smyrna Beach. This year’s ninth annual event will...

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September Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Minton

September Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Minton

Linda Ellison Minton grew up in New Smyrna Beach and has volunteered at the Marine Discovery Center since 2013. She has a deep history in this town and loves talking about the things she remembers, the things she has learned and even her own personal discoveries in...

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MDC’s September Public Lecture Looks At Butterflies

MDC’s September Public Lecture Looks At Butterflies

Butterflies 19 SEPTEMBER 2019 When: Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Where: Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Blvd, NSB, 32169 Cost: FREE The lecture is open to the public at no charge and no reservations are required. Butterflies will be the featured...

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August Volunteer Spotlight: Sharon Wills

August Volunteer Spotlight: Sharon Wills

Sharon Wills brings a wealth of experience from the business world to the Marine Discovery Center, where she has volunteered for eight years. She spent more than 25 years in business using organizational and administrative skills that she has shared at MDC. Sharon is...

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MDC August Lecture Explores Sea Squirts and Heart Disease

MDC August Lecture Explores Sea Squirts and Heart Disease

Sea Squirts & Heart Disease15AUGUST 2019When: Thursday, August 15 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Where: Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Blvd, NSB, 32169 Cost: FREE The lecture is open to the public at no charge and no reservations are required.Sea squirts and their role...

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MDC Partners with MSC for Ponce Inlet Discovery Tour

MDC Partners with MSC for Ponce Inlet Discovery Tour

People often confuse Marine Discovery Center (MDC) with Marine Science Center (MSC). Now, these two beneficial centers are teaming up for a special tour offering! Join MDC for an exploration of Ponce Inlet and the northern-most waters of the Indian River Lagoon aboard...

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July Volunteer Spotlight: Kip Hulvershorn

July Volunteer Spotlight: Kip Hulvershorn

Kip Hulvershorn is one of those volunteers who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Marine Discovery Center. He is a retired college professor at the University of Nebraska and a park ranger at Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park....

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