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National Arts Program® in Delaware

6th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition

The Delaware Division of the Arts and the National Arts Program® present the 6th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition. This program is designed to give Delaware state employees and their families, at any skill level, a unique opportunity to exhibit their artwork and to compete for cash prizes. New this year: increases to the cash awards as well as additional judges’ choice and special recognition awards. Check out last year’s winners: Flickr Album

The exhibit is judged by professional artists and visual art professionals in Amateur, Intermediate, Professional, Teen, and Youth classifications, and it is free to all.

Exhibit Date:  

February 20 – March 13, 2017


Mon, Thurs, Fri 9:00am – 3:30pm; Tues, Wed 9:00am – 6:00pm;
Sat (2/25/17 and 3/11/17) 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Reception Date and Time:

March 4, 2017 from 1 to 3 pm


Art Center/Gallery - Delaware State University
1200 N. DuPont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901

Medium Categories

  • Painting (oil, acrylics)
  • Works on Paper (watercolor, pencil, ink, charcoal, pastel, marker, crayon, digital)
  • Photography (black & white, color)
  • Sculpture
  • Craft (Ceramics, glasswork, jewelry, woodcarving, fiber)
  • Mixed Media (visual art with more than one medium)


  • Participants must be a current employee, or immediate family member of a current employee (parent, spouse, sibling, or child), of the State of Delaware (participating group members are also eligible).
  • All entries must be the original work of the applicant completed within the last three years.

For full eligibility and more information: 2017 - NAP Information



Delivering Entries: All entries must be hand delivered to:

Arts Center/Gallery -- Delaware State University
1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
302.857.6697 (Gallery) ∙ 302.593.3530 (Ashlynn Zulinski)

Drop-off: February 6-11, 2017 Mon – Wed, 8:30am – 4:00pm;
Thurs – Fri, 8:30am – 6:30pm; Sat, 12:00pm – 4:00pm

For more information, please contact Dana Wise, at 302-577-8279.

For last year's entries and winners, please visit our Flickr page: 5th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition