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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.

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A Delaware high school student will represent The First State at the National Poetry Out Loud competition in Washington.


Courtesy Delaware Theatre Company

The Delaware Theatre Company is launching a new initiative to make theater more inclusive for people with a wide range of sensory, learning and communication differences.

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Thursday is a big day for Shakespeare fans. It’s the Bard’s 453rd birthday. To celebrate, dozens of Delawareans will take to the stage performing snippets of his plays.

Courtesy of DNREC

Two out of state artist have claimed the the top prizes in the 2018-2019 Delaware Waterfowl and Trout Stamp contests.

Courtesy City of Wilmington Mayor's Office

A delegation from one of Wilmington’s sister city Osogbo, Nigeria traveled to the First State this month, bringing with it 20 works for art.

In our latest Arts Playlist, our Mark Arehart talks with Shefon Taylor of the Wilmington Office of Cultural Affairs about the two artists whose work is featured in the Art on the Town, also known as the Wilmington Art Loop.


Courtesy of Su Knoll Horty

Abstract painter Su Knoll Horty’s newest exhibit Color Pops Two opens at the Christina Cultural Arts Center next month.


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Student groups from Wesley College are collaborating for an open mic night at the Dover Public Library Thursday night.

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Forgeries are a part of the art world. For every classic master work, there’s money to be made and prestige to be had in passing a fake off as the real thing.

In our latest Arts Playlist, Mark Arehart talked with Curator Linda Eaton at Winterthur about the museum's newest exhibit that explores the world of forged art, Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes.


Courtesy Lewes Chamber of Commerce

The 8th annual Lewes Tulip Celebration starts this week, honoring the city's Dutch heritage.


An exhibit opening this week at the Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery draws viewers into the volcanic power of fused glass.

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