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Congratulations to the 2017 Individual Artist Fellowship Recipients

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.


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


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 Individual Artists

Artist Fellowships: grants for artists residing in Delaware for at least one year and at least 18 years of age. Master Category for FY2018 is Dance, Jazz, or Music. Deadline August 1, 2017 at 4:30 PM EST.

Artist Opportunity: grants that support individual artists with unique professional and artistic development or presentation opportunities. Deadline July 1, 2017 for activities occurring between August 15, 2017 and November 15, 2017.



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On the Mezzanine - May Exhibition

"Pastel Progressions" by Nick Serratore now open through May 26

The Rite of Spring, Nick Serratore

Image: The Rite of Spring, 2017, pastel, 46" x 38" (framed dimensions)


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This week's interview with Kristen Visbal, Lewes-based bronze sculpture artist who created "Fearless Girl" on Wall Street, NYC. An interview with Kristen Visbal, Lewes-based bronze sculpture artist who created

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


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