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


To our members and visitors,
The museum will be closed due to the COVID -19 Virus. We are looking forward to your continued support and visits to the museum. Many of our calendar of events and programs will continue. Please check our website for our re-opening date.
Stay safe.

Mary Allen
Executive Director

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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 our upcoming events.


There are exhibit opportunities and rental space available for special events at the Dr. Noble “Thin Man” Watts Amphitheater.



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.