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2015 Delaware Arts Summit

Registration Is Now Open!
October 26, 2015 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Get ready to “Get Engaged” with the arts! More information.

Design Delaware 2.0:

Design Delaware 2.0

The Delaware Division of the Arts is pleased to present Design Delaware 2.0, our new strategic plan for FY2016-FY2020. With input from more than 900 participants statewide, this plan represents the goals and aspirations of the people we serve. Click here for more information and to access the full Design Delaware 2.0 plan.

American & Delaware Craft Week - October 2-11, 2015

American Craft Week
American Craft Week began as a small, grassroots effort to enhance the knowledge and appreciation of handmade craft. Now celebrating its fifth anniversary, American Craft Week is a well-established, national event celebrating the tradition of American craft in artists' studios, galleries, museums, schools, and festivals. More information.

National Arts & Humanities Month

National Arts & Humanities Month
October is National Arts and Humanities Month - an annual coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. It is designed to encourage all Americans to explore new facets of the arts and humanities in their lives, and to begin a lifelong habit of active participation in the arts. Join in the celebration!

Delaware Disability History and Awareness Month

October is Disability History and Awareness Month in Delaware! The Division of the Arts has partnered with VSA Delaware to present information about people with disabilities and the role that the arts can play in providing a better quality of life for them. Click here for more information.

New Grant for Schools!

Recognizing the importance of connecting schools with cultural institutions to promote creative learning, the Delaware Division of the Arts is now accepting applications for TranspARTation Grants — a program developed to assist schools with transportation costs to attend arts and cultural events throughout the state. Schools may request funding to cover travel expenses to include buses, fuel, parking, and tolls associated with the trip. Click here for program guidelines and application form.

POL School Registration Is Open

Poetry Out Loud

Registration Deadline Extended to October 15, 2015!
This dynamic, free high school program helps youth learn about poetry through memorization and recitation, master public speaking skills, and develop self-confidence. Teachers have until Wednesday, October 15 to register their high schools for participation. The 2016 state winner will represent Delaware in Washington, DC!

Mezzanine Gallery in October

Jeffrey Rubin - Abstractions
October 2 to October 30, 2015 
Reception: October 2, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Click here for more information.

Dandelion, Archival Giclee Print on Aluminum

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This week's interview with Anne Jenkins, Art Strolls Magazine.  

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.