325 South Clara Avenue
DeLand, FL 32721
(386) 736-4004


We are delighted to announce that the African American Museum of the Arts, Inc. is officially opened four days a week starting on April6, 2023. The hours are Wednesday thru Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00pm and Saturday, from 10:00am to 2:00pm The admission is free and open to the public.

We hope to see you soon.

Mary Allen, CEO

“A Message of Peace”
A Virtual Exhibit, By Sarah Matthaei

Sarah Matthaei has created over 1,000 minicanvases (2×2) with a personal message with you in mind. Each canvas she created is one of a kind, limited edition with a message for you. You can obtain your two-by-two message of peace original artwork canvas with your donation of $20 by pressing the donate button on the museum website. You can pay three ways by PayPal, credit card or debit card.

If you need additional information you can contact the museum from Wednesday – Friday 10am-4pm. By phone and email only.
Phone: (386) 736-4004
Email: africanmuseumdeland@gmail.com

Your support will help the museum to provide cultural and historical programs and activities for the Deland community.

Get Involved

The AAMA is a not-for-profit arts facility dedicated to promoting multicultural artistic excellence and providing educational, historical and cultural opportunities to all ages, specifically the African American community, in visual, literary and performing arts; while encouraging interaction with the community through on-site and outreach exhibitions, presentations and historical research.


The African American museum of the arts has a variety of year-round internship programs available for college students.


Check out The Story Quilters of Hannibal Square Exhibit and our other upcoming events.


Please click on the link below to read the most recent monthly newsletter from the African American Museum of the Arts.



The African American Museum of the Arts is seeking funding to construct a new museum as part of our Phase 2 Museum Complex vision. Our current museum is housed in an 800 sq./ft. facility which includes our main gallery for revolving exhibits, a small gallery for our permanent collections, a restroom a small office and a storage room . Please join us in our efforts to build a more spacious museum by making a donation. Donations of any amount can be mailed to the museum or through PayPal. All donations are tax deductible. Thank you so much for your support.