Poetry Out Loud State Finals - Congratulations Cecilia Ergueta!

From a competitive field of 13 Delaware high school students, Cecilia Ergueta, a junior from Wilmington Friends School, earned the title of 2017 Poetry Out Loud Delaware State Champion at the state finals held in Smyrna, Del. on Feb. 28. Learn more here.

2017 Poetry Out Loud Finalists
Top Row: Nick Thompson, Mollie Russell, Ryan Washington
Middle Row: Shannon Murray, Cecilia Ergueta, Jane Krukiel
Bottom Row: Andrew Dingwall, Natalie Nwanekwu, Shalyn Littlejohn, Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long,
Tania Laurent, Glynnis Leach, Sam McGarvey
Not Pictured: Carly Lepore Photo Credit: Kathy Buckalew


6th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition Pick-Up - March 13-18

Pick-up hours: Mon – Wed, 8:30am – 4:00pm; Thurs – Fri, 8:30am – 6:30pm; Sat, 12:00pm – 4:00pm Learn more


2017 Individual Artist Fellowship Awardees

Eighteen Delaware artists are being recognized by the Division for the high quality of their artwork. The 18 selected fellows reside throughout Delaware including Arden, Dover, Hockessin, Milton, Newark, Rehoboth Beach, and Wilmington. Visit our Individual Artist Fellowship page here.


First-ever Delaware Creative Aging Workshop a Success!

The 2016 Creative Aging Workshop was held Wednesday, December 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover. Read more.


Grants for Schools: TranspARTation and Artist Residency Grants Open

Artist Residency: grants for residencies with visual, literary, performing or media artists working with students in the classroom or in professional development workshops with teachers.

TranspARTation: grants that support transportation costs for schools to travel to Delaware arts and cultural institutions and venues in order for students to attend arts performances, events and exhibits.


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On the Mezzanine - March Exhibition

"Trees & Observations in the Natural World" by Eric Zippe, now through March 31

Zippe, Eric - Unity

Image: Unity, photography on metal, 30” x 24”, Special Edition 2017


DE State of the Arts Podcast RSS Feed link

This week's interview with Paul Akana, Board President of the Misipillion Art League.This week's interview with Paul Akana, Board President of the Misipillion Art League.

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

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Delaware Poets Laureate Upcoming Events

The Twin Poets - Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Albert Mills
Photo Credit: Cylinda McCloud-Keal