Category: Arts

Dr. Beth Bienvenu, director of the Office of Accessibility at the National Endowment for the Arts, will give museum directors tips on making the arts accessible to all when she speaks at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library on December 13. Her presentation, “Accessibility Basics: Ensuring Access for Everyone,” is open to the public from 1:30…

The Delaware Arts Museum is inviting artists to submit works to its first craft show with a jury since 1988. Beginning January 1, artists 18 and over who live within 150 miles of the museum may submit up to three works of contemporary craft created within the last 10 years. Paul Sacaridiz, executive director of…

Bank of America has invested $200,000 in the Wilmington Renaissance Corporation towards mobilizing artists engaged with improving the Quaker Hill and West Center City neighborhoods. The investment comes as Mayor Mike Purzycki rolls out his Neighborhood Stabilization Plan for West Center City — the first neighborhood in a citywide initiative to focus extra resources on communities…

A free Local Authors’ Night in North Wilmington will feature best-selling author Rachel Simon, author of “The Story of Beautiful Girl” and “Riding the Bus with my Sister.” Also in attendance: D.R. Barton Jr, author of “The 10 Minute Millionaire,” Sister B. J. Brown, author of “Convents, Jails and Other Tales,” Rev. Grove Armstrong, author of…

How full-time artists make it in Delaware

By Peggy Mika Special to Delaware Business Times As with all professions, the path to success is different for every artist. Here are the stories of four Delaware-area visual artists. Heidi Lowe When Heidi Lowe decided to study art, her mom begged her to get a teaching degree so she would have something to fall…