Come for an hour & leave inspired!
Plan Your Visit
The Ormond Beach Memorial Art Museum & Gardens was founded in 1946 with a mission to inspire the community through art and nature while honoring those who fought for freedom.
Work by prominent national and international artists are featured in exhibitions throughout the year, in addition to an annual student show and other pop-ups highlighting talented local artists. The exhibit calendar is varied and includes works in all mediums and styles. The museum also has a rotating selection of spiritual oil paintings from the Malcolm Fraser Permanent Collection on display in the reception gallery.
In May 2022, the museum building re-opened after a 16-month renovation and expansion project. Built on almost the same existing museum footprint, OMAM now offers a bigger classroom, more exhibition space, dedicated meeting/office areas, and a rooftop terrace overlooking the gardens!
Every trip to the museum should include a stroll through the lush memorial gardens, which provide an opportunity for reflection. Two original sculptures honoring veterans of the Korean and Vietnam Wars are on display in the gardens, and a plaque listing three local residents who gave their lives in World War I is mounted on the wall near the American flag pole in the courtyard pavilion. A bronze commemorative plaque listing all Ormond residents who served in World War II is housed inside the Museum.
- Museum Hours: 10a-4p Weekdays; Noon-4p Weekends
- Garden Hours: Open sunrise to sunset every day
Museum Holiday Closures
- New Year’s Day
- Easter Sunday
- Memorial Day
- Fourth of July
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
Free parking located at the south end of our gardens, just follow the signs for public parking! Free street parking is also available along both sides of Halifax Drive.
Tours & Group Visits
With advance notice and a nominal fee, groups can visit the museum for a self-guided walk through, garden tour, or visit with art project. READ MORE >
Exhibits & Events
OMAM's main exhibition galleries display between six and eight shows a year featuring work by professional artists of various mediums in addition to shows highlighting local art students. Click HERE to view current exhibit information and click HERE to view what's coming up!
Year round, OMAM also hosts art classes, garden talks, member socials, and other special programs. Click HERE to view the calendar of events.
Admission is by donation; $2 per person suggested. Entry is always free to our current members and US veterans! Reciprocal admission privileges are extended to those who have current memberships at other NARM or AHS institutions (must present card with ID).
As a Blue Star Museum, OMAM offers FREE admission to current U.S. military personnel and their families from Armed Forces Day through Labor Day. Blue Star Museums is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families, in collaboration with the Department of Defense and participating museums across America.
OMAM is also a proud participant of the Museums for All program. Those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) are eligible for free admission at Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens simply by presenting their EBT card and a photo ID.
Transportation & Accessibility
Access to the Museum and Gardens is convenient with a public transportation bus stop located next to our north entrance and a handicapped accessible drop off area located next to our south entrance. The Museum and Garden paths are mobility accessible.
Dogs are not permitted on property. Service animals, defined by Title II and Title III of the ADA, are allowed in the Museum & Gardens. A service animal means any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. Tasks performed can include, among other things, pulling a wheelchair, retrieving dropped items, alerting a person to a sound, reminding a person to take medication, or pressing an elevator button. Emotional support animals, comfort animals, and therapy dogs are not service animals under Title II and Title III of the ADA.
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ART & GARDEN FEATURES
A selection of spiritual oil paintings by founding artist Malcolm Fraser may be found our Reception Gallery.
A bronze commemorative plaque of all Ormond Beach residents who served in World War II is housed inside the Museum.
Two original sculptures honoring veterans of the Korean and Vietnam Wars are on display in the gardens .