May MACDeLand Report
May MACDeLand report for Discover DeLand
It’s almost summer and that means Summer Camps. There are plenty of exciting and educational opportunities for children and students to participate in visual art, theater, nature and historical activities. Check out these websites for further details: African American Museum for the Arts, June and July, africanmuseumdeland.org; Athens Theatre, June 8-August 7, athensdeland.com; Gateway Center for the Arts, June, 8-August 3, gatewaycenterforthearts.org; Gillespie Mineral Museum, Stetson University, June 9-25, stetson.edu/other/gillespie-museum; Museum of Art – DeLand, June 15-August 7, MoArtDeLand.org; West Volusia Historical Society, June 9-July 3, delandhouse.com.
The Athens Theatre has announced its 2015-16 Broadway and Encore seasons starting with Footloose, the Musical, July 24-August 16. Tickets and information are available at athensdeland.com.
During the month of May, Museum of Art-DeLand visitors can enjoy hundreds of new works of art in Four Diverse Exhibitions. (Rediscovering Byron Browne; Peter Reginato: Eccentric Constructions; About Face: Portraits from the Permanent Collection; and Ben Schonzeit: Brilliant Realism), by taking advantage of the Museum's 1-2-3 Promo: One admission ($5) Two museums (100 N. & 600 N. Woodland Blvd.) for Three days. May 17-24, the Museum will host Postcards from Starke in its first floor space at 100 N. Woodland Avenue.
Enjoy live music venues all around town: Check out Funky Trunk Fridays at 8:30pm; the Elusive Grape, Fridays, Magda Hiller and Saturdays, Tanner Johnson; Da Vinci Café, Tuesday Jazz Nights at 7:30 and live entertainment every Friday and Saturday.