Opening Hours
Tue - Sat: 10am - 4pm

Adults $8 | Ages (11-17) $5

Kids (10 & Under) FREE


Thursday, April 4 2024

6 PM - 9 PM


The Brannon Center

105 S Riverside Dr. NSB

General Admission

$45 Per Person

New Smyrna Museum of History Member Admission

$30 Per Person

All ticket holders will receive 2 free drink tickets valid for Wine, Beer or Soft drink service, and 1 free raffle ticket for the event raffle. The painting created at the event by Nicholas Hankins will be raffled to one lucky winner.

Hosted By

Southeast Volusia Historical Society

The New Smyrna Museum of History

Bob Ross Art Workshop

Sponsored by

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About the Event

Hear The Story

of Bob Ross’ journey to hosting one of America’s most beloved art educational programs, eventually returing to make his home in New Smyrna Beach.

Experience The Art

Gallery Show of over 30 pieces of Bob Ross and Nicholas Hankins original artwork, including the initial 7 subject paintings created by Bob for Season 32, never before available for public viewing.  Also, on display will be the final painting that Bob created for The Joy of Painting season 31, and the painting that Nicholas Hankins created on the day Ross passed away, July 4th, 1995, titled “Independence Day”.

See The Process

as Nicholas Hankins creates a painting live onstage while he shares his story of how an early interest in art led to him becoming the new host of “The Joy of Painting”.


This event is being held as a fundraiser, all proceeds of this program will go to support the general operation of the New Smyrna Museum of History on behalf of the SVHS.

Bob Ross name and images are registered trademarks of Bob Ross Inc. © Bob Ross Inc. Used with permission.