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Delaware Public Media's coverage of stories involving the arts in Delaware.

Delaware Public Media' s arts coverage is made possible, in part, by support from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

A beloved statue coming out of a Delaware artist’s studio is extending its short New York City visit into a year-long residency.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday the statue “Fearless Girl” will stay in the city’s financial district into 2018.

Hagley Museum and Library

Innovators of all kinds, including woodworkers, artists, authors and brewers, will gather at Hagley Museum in Wilmington next month for the first annual Maker Fest.

The Delaware Theatre Company has announced its lineup for the 2017-2018 season.  

In our latest Arts Playlist, our own Mark Arehart talked with Andy Truscott, the company’s director of marketing and development, about what people can expect from the DTC in the coming year.

DuPont has announced it will donate several pieces of art to regional museums and The United Way of Delaware.

Delaware Art Museum

The Delaware Art Museum is putting youth artwork up on its walls for the “12 x 12 Exhibition,” a showcase for First State teenagers to exhibit on the small scale.

A Delaware-based artist is receiving international acclaim this week.


Kristen Visbal, of Lewes, created the sculpture “Fearless Girl” that was installed near Wall Street this week in honor of International Women’s Day.

The Dover Symphony Orchestra is gearing up for its spring concert with a distinct Slavic theme. The concert is titled “Dvorak and More," the more being fellow classical heavyweights Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky.

Groups of young artists are trading in canvases for large plastic drums as part of the Delaware Division of Natural Resources rain barrel-painting contest.

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State employees make Delaware run, doing jobs that run the gamut. But now we can add artist to that list.

In our latest Arts Playlist, Delaware Division of the Arts Deputy Director Kristin Pleasanton  takes our own Mark Arehart on a tour of the State Employee Art Exhibition.

Delaware Division of the Arts

Every year visual artists from across the state go through a lengthy application process to exhibit in the Delaware Division of the Arts’ Mezzanine Gallery.