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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.

Biggs Museum of American Art

The Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover is ringing in the New Year with its 2017 exhibition schedule.

“Totem,” a new exhibit from Hockessin area artist and teacher Sarah Yeoman, showcases gliding crows and ravens in watercolor.

A holiday event at the Schwartz Center in Dover is promoting the arts in the First State and raising money for the homeless.

Courtesy of the NCCA

The idea of Creative Aging, like picking up painting when you’re older or continuing acting in public theater, is gaining steam nationwide through organizations like the National Center for Creative Aging.


Courtesy Delaware Division of the Arts

The Old State House in Dover is hosting a jazz trio Dec. 9 as part of the Friends of Folk Concert Series.

Courtesy of the NCCA

People in the U.S. are living longer than ever. Many across the country and in the First State want transform the experience of getting older. Dozens gathered for the Creative Aging Conference in Dover to find out how to help the aging population boost creativity.

Courtesy of The Buena Vista Conference Center

Built in the 1800s, The Buena Vista Mansion in New Castle is steeped in history and tradition. One more modern custom is the mansion’s annual holiday open house.

Art Loop Wilmington, a self-guided tour through city art venues, starts this Dec. 1. The event features over 20 stops, showcasing local painters, photographers and crafters.

Courtesy Wilmington Ballet

Governor Jack Markell and First Lady Carla Markell will grace the stage for The Wilmington Ballet Academy of Dance's 50th production of The Nutcracker.

Courtesy Jack Ballo

Destiny's Bridge documentary highlighting homelessness in a Mid-Atlantic town is touring the East Coast this month. In our latest Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Mark Arehart spent time with those involved with the film and talked with local officials about the homelessness in Delaware.


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