110 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
The original Museum was established by the American Association of Women in 1951 as the DeLand Children’s Museum. In 1965 it was reincorporated as the DeLand Museum of Art and 41 years later, in 2006, became the Museum of Florida Art. In 2013, the Museum was rebranded as the Museum of Art – DeLand, Florida, to represent the broader scope of exhibitions and related programming involving works of art from artists across the state of Florida and from across the globe. Later the same year, a second location with four upper galleries opened downtown DeLand offering a more central location for residents and visitors. In 2014 a large Museum Store and neighboring Event Space opened in the downtown location.
In 2011, The Evans C. and Betty Drees Johnson Children’s Art Center was established to provide unique educational arts programming for children that works in tandem with the Museum’s exhibitions, and in 2013, the Museum of Art – DeLand expanded into the downtown historic area opening a New York-style gallery and Museum Store at 100 N. Woodland Blvd.
The Museum of Art – DeLand is recognized statewide by its peers for academic excellence and its community outreach. The Museum’s Departments of Art & Exhibition, Education and Special Events work together to help serve the community each year through numerous enriching experiences. Museum and community members of every age, from pre-K thru 12 and from college students to retired adults, participate in a wide range of lifelong learning programming developed and coordinated by the Museum of Art – DeLand, Florida’s staff and directors and its partnered teaching professionals.
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