Museum Awarded Volusia County Cultural Grant
World-class Exhibitions and Educational Programming Supported LocallyOctober 10th, 2018
DELAND, FL – OCTOBER 10, 2018 – The Museum of Art – DeLand is pleased to be the recipient of a $66,564 Volusia County Community Cultural Grant. This funding will assist in supporting general programming of the Museum for FY 2018-19.
The Cultural Council for the county is a committee of members appointed by the Volusia County Council who review, rank and recommend the grant requests for consideration and approval. “On behalf of the Museum board of trustees, membership and staff, I would like to thank the members of the Cultural Council and the Volusia County Council for supporting the arts and culture throughout Volusia County,” said Pattie Pardee, director of development for the Museum of Art – DeLand.
According to Pardee, this funding assists in making it possible for the Museum to continue to provide world-class exhibitions and related educational programming to the citizens and visitors to Volusia County.
The Museum’s slate for FY2018-19 includes a dozen new exhibitions and additional works from its permanent collection; the first two of which open this fall, Jim Houser: Retrospective opens Friday, October 26, 2018 at 600 N Woodland Blvd. and Barbara Neijna: Full Circle – Considering Infinity opens Friday, November 2, 2018 at the downtown gallery located at 100 N Woodland Blvd.
About the Museum of Art – DeLand
The Museum of Art – DeLand is a vital and interactive visual arts museum dedicated to the collection, preservation, display and educational use of the fine arts in Central Florida. Established in 1951, the Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and is comprised of a 23,000 square foot arts facility housing five galleries on two levels located at 600 N. Woodland Blvd. and the Downtown Galleries located at 100 N. Woodland Blvd. Enriching the community through its permanent collection, art exhibitions and educational programs, the Museum is a source of cultural focus and is recognized statewide by its peers for academic excellence and community outreach. The Museum is supported by its Guild, Krewe Nouveau, grants, admissions, generous patrons and donors, and Museum Store adjacent to its galleries in downtown DeLand. To learn more about the Museum, its programming exhibits and opportunities to engage with the Arts visit us at www.MoArtDeLand.org or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.