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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.

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.

4th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibit

NAPThis year’s exhibition will be held from February 23 – March 14, 2015 at the Art Center/Gallery at Delaware State University in Dover. Sponsored by The National Arts Program® in support and cooperation with the State of Delaware and the Delaware Division of the Arts, the exhibit features the artwork of state employees and their immediate families, and is judged by professional artists and visual art professionals in Amateur, Intermediate, Professional, and Youth classifications. 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 February

B. Proud
February 6 - 27, 2015 
Opening Reception: February 6 from 5 to 8:00 p.m.
Click here for more information.

More Fallen Tree Images
Juan and Michael, 2009

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 Liz Farrell and Lisa Minardi from Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. 

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.