When rock singer John Mellencamp wanted to display his paintings in Central Florida, he skipped Orlando and brought his work to the Museum of Art-DeLand. Discover West Volusia’s vibrant cultural treasures at our numerous museums such as the African-American Museum, the Hand Art Gallery, and Gillespie Museum of Minerals, or one of the largest private collections of minerals and gems in the Southeastern U.S. Come check out the many rotating collections at our museums or immerse yourself in the history of the state through the Legendary Florida exhibit located in the old courthouse.