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2014 Governor's Awards for the Arts

Six individuals and two organizations will be recognized for their significant contributions and profound impact on the artistic and cultural life of Delaware at the 2014 Governor's Awards for the Arts. The event, scheduled for Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at The Grand Opera House in Wilmington, is co-chaired by First Lady Carla Markell and Delaware State Arts Council Chair Lise Monty. The awards ceremony and dessert reception that follows are free to the public. RSVP required: delarts@state.de.us or 302-577-8278. More information here.

Meet the 2014 Individual Artist Fellows!

All 17 Fellows are now listed on the Division's website, complete with work samples (images, video, audio or written word) and biographical information. The Visual Arts Fellows' work will be on display at The Biggs Museum of American Art from August 1 through October 26, 2014, and there will be a reception and Artist Award Presentation with performances and readings by the 2014 Fellows on Saturday, September 20, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

2014 Cape Henlopen Poetry and Prose Writers Retreat Fellow

Ramona DeFelice LongThe Delaware Division of the Arts is pleased to announce that Ramona DeFelice Long has been selected through a competitive review process based on the merit of her work as the 2014 Cape Henlopen Writers Retreat Fellow. In 2013, Ramona was awarded a Literary Fellowship from the Delaware Division of the Arts as an Established Artist in Literature-Creative Nonfiction and in 2009, she received an equivalent award from the Division as an Established Artist in Fiction. More information is available here.

Mezzanine Gallery in August

C. Mercedes Walls
August 1-29, 2014 
Opening Reception: August 1 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Click here for more information.

Julia, by Olga Nielsen
Ben's Chili Bowl
Pastel on Paper

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This week's interview with Marilyn Whittington, Executive Director of the Delaware Humanities Forum. 

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.