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


To our members and visitors,

We are glad to announce that the AAMA is officially opening up two days a week, Wednesdays and Fridays, starting on Wednesday, June 2nd and Friday, June 4th. The hours of operation will be from 10am to 4pm and masks are required. The AAMA is free and open to the public. Please call 386-736-4004, or email us, to make a reservation.

Mary Allen, Executive Director

“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.