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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 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.

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.