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DeLand, FL 32721
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May 2021

Gallery Talk

May 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Self Expression & Self Agency: Faith Ringgold & Aminah Robinson
Presented by Lauren Austin
Friday, May 21, 2021 from 5:00 to 6:30pm
FREE Admission | RSVP Required at 386-734-4371

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June 2021

AAMA Museum Reopening 2 Days A Week

June 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - July 30, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

We are glad to announce that the AAMA will be officially opening up two days a week, on Wednesdays and Fridays, from 10am to 4pm. New Hours begin Wednesday, June 2nd.

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July 2021

The Story Quilters of Hannibal Square Exhibit Opening Reception

July 17, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720 United States
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The Hannibal Square Quilters enjoy getting together and sewing together. They have been sewing together for about 4 years. Each Quilter has their own story to tell. We invite you to join us for this rewarding and exciting exhibit.

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November 2021

Krystle Lemonias Artist Talk

November 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Date: Friday, Nov. 12 6pm Location: Dr. Noble Watts Amphitheater (320 S. Clara Ave.) Or Join Via Zoom Livestream Registration: tinyurl.com/aama-registration * Registration Required ABOUT THE ARTIST Krystle Lemonias is recognized for her influences from the intersecting concepts of class, commodification, gender, economic inequity, citizenship, and labor rights. She believes immigrant Black communities contribute richly to the United States' cultural diversity and the workforce despite the barriers faced. Her works explore primarily women’s domestic labor contributions that play an integral…

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February 2022

Dr. Noble “Thin Man” Watts Jazz Fest

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Dr. Noble “Thin Man” Watts Amphitheater, 322 south clara ave
DeLand, 32720 United States
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February 12, 2022 on stage at Cafe DaVinci and the Dr. Noble "Thin Man" Watts Amphitheater. Tickets: $15 in advance or $20 at gate Or available at wattsjazzfest.com Mainstreet DeLand association office and The West Volusia Beacon Office

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Know Thyself Lecture Series “Ten Black Americans that Changed America” Lectured by Historian Mike Brown

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720 United States
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Date: February 19, 2022 Location: 325 or 322 South Clara Ave. Deland, FL, 32720 Time: 1pm - 3pm Please RSVP, Free and Open to the Public For more information please contact the museum. Phone: (386) 736-4004 Email: africanmuseumdeland@gmail.com Our regular office hours are Wednesday and Friday 10am - 4pm Mask are required!!!

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March 2022

The AAMA Celebrates National Women’s Month with Guest Speakers Dr. Felicia Benzo & Monika M. Webb

March 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dr. Noble “Thin Man” Watts Amphitheater, 322 south clara ave
DeLand, 32720 United States
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Why are Women not included in the constitution Ms. Felicia? Felicia Benzo is the of CEO of CATALYST Global Youth Initiatives, Inc. a 501c3, a Civil and human rights activist, motivator speaker who has practiced Emergency Medicine and Financial services. Monika M. Webb is a New York born artist, poet and writer living in Central Florida. She is an art and art history instructor to students of all ages at a community art center in Sanford, Florida Monika is a…

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Come and Paint Something Feminine to Celebrate National Women’s Month

March 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Dr. Noble “Thin Man” Watts Amphitheater, 322 south clara ave
DeLand, 32720 United States
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$35

Date: March 18, 2022 Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Location: Dr Noble "Thin Man" Watts Amphitheater Address: 322 South Clara Ave. DeLand, FL 32720 This event costs $35.00 it includes canvases, paint, food, and wine. For more information please contact the African American Museum of the Arts Museum Phone: (386) 736-4004 Email: africanmuseumdeland@gmail.com

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April 2022

Dr. Sadie McConner Private Collection

April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720 United States
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May 2022

20th of May – Emancipation Day Festival

May 20 - May 22
Dr. Noble “Thin Man” Watts Amphitheater, 322 south clara ave
DeLand, 32720 United States
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Friday, May 20, 2022 Movie In The Park Documentary: "Freedom Drumming" 6 PM - 8 PM   Saturday, May 21, 2022 Day Of Education Reading of Emancipation Proclomation Encourage Dressing in 1880's Fashion (Soldiers & Others) History of the Emancipation Proclamation in Florida Student Essay | Art Participants | Live Entertainment 10 AM - 4 PM   Sunday, May 22, 2022 Music In The Park Live Entertainment Jazz, Gospel, and other music for your listening pleasure! 1 PM - 4…

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