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March for the Arts in Education!

Join the Delaware Division of the Arts in celebrating March for the Arts in Education Month. We invite you to take a few minutes to experience the transforming power of the arts in young people's lives across the state through videos and stories from arts educators and students. For more information, click here.

4th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibit is Open!

Stephanie Berry
Best in Show
Stephanie Berry, Dover
Department: Capital School District, Art Teacher

Vote for your favorites on Facebook! Visit the gallery - open through March 14. Attend the Closing Reception and Awards Ceremony on March 14, 1-3 p.m. For more information, click here.

2015 State Champion Hannah Sturgis to Represent Delaware in National Finals of Poetry Out Loud

Hannah Sturgis
Hannah Sturgis, a sophomore from POLYTECH High School, won Delaware’s 10th Annual Poetry Out Loud state competition on February 24, 2015.  For more information, click here.

16 Individual Artist Fellowships Awarded!

Sixteen Delaware artists are being recognized by the Delaware Division of the Arts for the high quality of their artwork. Work samples from 91 Delaware choreographers, composers, musicians, writers, and visual artists were reviewed by out-of-state arts professionals, considering demonstrated creativity and skill in their art form. The 16 selected fellows reside throughout Delaware, including in Bethel, Dover, Lewes, New Castle, Newark, Rehoboth Beach, and Wilmington. More information

Mezzanine Gallery in March

Guy Miller, Jr.
March 6 - 27, 2015 
Opening Reception: March 6 from 5 to 8:00 p.m.
Click here for more information.

Symmetry in Paris , 2013
Ink and Watercolor on Paper

Delaware Arts in the News!

The Delaware Scholastic Writing Awards program was lauded as being “wildly successful” and featured for the month of February on a national blog!  Learn more about this model program that encourages and recognizes Delaware writers in grades 7 through 12. The program is managed by the National League of American Pen Women, Diamond State Branch, as an affiliate of AYAW, in partnership with the Delaware Division of the Arts.

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This week's interview with filmmaker Paul Festa and Tina Betz from the Light Up the Queen Foundation.  

These podcasts (see archives) are provided as a service through a partnership between the Division of the Arts and NEWS·TALK 1450 WILM and 1410 WDOV.