DeBary Hall to host presentation about African American museum


Learn about the African American Museum of Art during a free presentation at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd.

Executive Director Mary Allen will share information about the museum’s revolving gallery and permanent collection, which has more than 150 artifacts, sculptures and masks from African countries. The museum, founded in 1994 in the Spring Hill community of DeLand, is the only museum in the area devoted primarily to African American cultures and arts.

Lemonade lecture
Her presentation is part of the Lemonade Lectures series, which is sponsored by the Enterprise Historical Conservancy and Volusia County. Light refreshments and lemonade will be served.

DeBary Hall Historic Site, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is owned by the State of Florida and managed by the county’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division.

Reservations are not required. For more information, call Amber Patterson at 386-668-3840. For information about DeBary Hall and other upcoming events, visit



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