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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.

Jester Artspace, Inc.

A local group called Jester Artspace has just signed a 20-year lease to transform the historic Jester Park farmhouse into a collaborative artspace.

The upcoming Festival of Words in Wilmington promises to give middle and high school students, as well as their teachers, an introduction to a diverse group of authors and ideas.

Artists are gearing up for a creative race at the Delaware College of Art and Design in Wilmington later this month.

Delaware Art Museum

Jan. 28 marks the start of the Chinese Year of the Rooster. Delaware Art Museum is marking the new year with Chinese art activities and artist demonstrations. 

The Hagley Museum in Wilmington is inviting people to question their reality and choose the red or blue pill during its new film series. The museum is showing the sci-fi action flick The Matrix along with the cult classic Mean Girls, and '80s favorite The Breakfast Club as part of “Hagley After Hours: A Night at the Movies."

A century ago, the Society of Independent Artists was started in New York City. For over 25 years, thousands of established and amateur artists eschewed the establishment to show their work on a grand scale.

In this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Mark Arehart talks to Delaware Art Museum Curator Heather Campbell Coyle about the museum’s unique exhibit focusing on the society’s work, "No Jury No Prizes: The Society of Independent Artists, 1917-1944."

Courtesy of the Rehoboth Art League

Regional wildlife and far off landscapes are two themes featured in photo exhibits debuting at the Rehoboth Art League.

State employees have a chance to show off their creative sides in the upcoming Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition.

David Bowie passed away in 2016, but in 2017, The Delaware Contemporary is channeling its inner Ziggy Stardust with a special version of it’s monthly Family Sunday program.

Hagley Museum and Library

This new year, kids in the First State can channel their inner Spielberg or Hitchcock during the 2017 Invention Convention at the Hagley Museum in Wilmington.