Delaware Public Media


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.

Arts groups worry about looming state budget cuts

Jun 29, 2017
Delaware Public Media

As state lawmakers try to hammer out a last minute budget deal, arts advocates are worried steep cuts could leave arts programs bare in the First State.

The Delaware Contemporary’s new tandem show State of the Union/State of Mind juxtaposes politics with the personal ways artists approach their work.

NEA grants bolster DDOA, Summer in the Parks

Jun 23, 2017
Delaware Division of the Arts

Two Delaware arts organizations will receive $691,100 in federal funding.

Andrew Wyeth retrospective offers hidden gems

Jun 21, 2017
Brandywine River Museum of Art, Anonymous Gift, 2013 / © 2017 Andrew Wyeth/Artists Rights Society (ARS)

The Brandywine River Museum of Art is taking a look back at the career of iconic regional painter Andrew Wyeth.

Courtesy Delaware Art Museum

The Delaware Art Museum has acquired 67 works in the last 18 months in a bid to enrich and diversify its catalog.

Dunn was one of four Howard Pyle students who acted as war art correspondents in WWI.
Courtesy National Museum of American History

The Brandywine River Museum of Art is holding a lecture series exploring the impact of World War I on regional illustrators.

Schwartz Center for the Arts to shut its doors

Jun 9, 2017
Courtesy The Schwartz Center for the Arts

Citing looming state funding cuts to the arts and overwhelming overhead costs, the board of the Schwartz Center announced it will close the theater June 30.

Courtesy Delaware Chamber Orchestra

The Delaware Chamber Music Festival will perform in a new venue for it’s 32nd season and team up with a local jazz ensemble.

Arts Playlist: Tweets and politics reimagined

Jun 2, 2017
Courtesy Colette Gaiter/Delaware Division of the Arts

Graphic designer and University of Delaware Professor Colette Gaiter’s work has always mixed politics and art. Delaware Public Media’s Mark Arehart has more on her new politically charged show at the Mezzanine Gallery in Wilmington.

VSA art show starts at DSU before statewide tour

May 31, 2017
Mark Arehart/Delaware Public Media

Celebration of Creativity 2017, an art show exhibiting work by individuals with disabilities is on display at Delaware State University.