Art in New Smyrna Beach comes in a variety of forms, from paintings to sculptures, music to poetry, and ancient to contemporary. The East Coast of Florida has a rich heritage of art stemming from the First Nation peoples, through the Gilded Age, to Modern Day. New Smyrna Beach is somewhat a haven for the arts showcasing art galleries, working studios, museums, and botanical gardens. Even the cuisine can be considered an art. There are plenty of art-centered attractions and events in which to participate. Attend the summer concert series every Thursday night throughout the summer or the Annual Jazz Festival in September. There are also hands-on events throughout the year such as the Wine Glass Painting and the Corks & Canvas event featuring a painting class and dinner. These and many more events can be found in around New Smyrna Beach. Gather together a group of friends or family and try your hand at your masterpiece or enjoy a stroll through one of the many galleries or museums. You “art” to try it!