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West Volusia Celebrates Smithsonian Museum Day

By August 15, 2019 September 12th, 2019 No Comments
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Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day is on Saturday, September 21st. This gives residents/visitor a great opportunity to visit the areas museums and historical sites. Click here to get a ticket to show upon arrival or find other museums of interest. .

Free admission to:

African American Museum of Arts  – Open 10AM-4PM Kenneth Harris exhibit: Artist Expressions      

Henry A DeLand House Museum  – Open Noon -4:00PM 

Walk in the Conrad Center and enjoy a free tour of the DeLand House and
hear interesting tidbits about the house as well as the hopes and dreams of Mr. DeLand for this town. Both interesting and educational – and FREE.   Last tour at 3pm

DeLand Memorial Hospital and Veterans Museum – Open Noon – 4:00PM Last tour at 3pm

Enterprise Heritage Center and Museum    – Open 10AM-Noon

Gillespie Museum of Minerals Open 10AM-Noon The Gillespie Museum joins the annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by
Smithsonian Magazine. Museum Day brings together museums, zoos and cultural centers from
all 50 states to offer free admission, a national commitment to access, equity and inclusion.
Inspired by this year’s theme, “Smithsonian Year of Music,” the Gillespie will present
“Sounds/Stones/Words,” a celebration of music, poetry and prose about rocks and minerals.

Hand Art Center – Noon – 4:00PM The Hand Art Center joins the annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian
Magazine. Museum Day brings together museums, zoos and cultural centers from all 50 states
to offer free admission, a national commitment to access, equity and inclusion. Inspired by this
year’s theme, “Smithsonian Year of Music,” the Hand Art Center will have a music-themed
activity for children.

DeLand Naval Air Station Museum DeLand Naval Air Station Museum will celebrate from Noon – 4:00PM. Bring the kids and grandkids for a fun tour of the museum’s military museum’s military memorabilia, including WWII TBF Avenger, F14 Tomcat Jet and PTF3 Patrol Boat.

Museum of Art-DeLand – Smithsonian Day exhibitions at the Museum of Art – DeLand will include: The Estate of Richard Frank: Paintings, Watercolors and Prints; Selections from the Permanent Collection: Abstracts & Landscapes; In the Chris Harris Permanent Collection Gallery: Outsider Art 10:00AM – 4:00PM

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