Category: Arts

On Dec. 17, the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts announced that the 32-year-old organization was changing its name to The Delaware Contemporary, marking another milestone in the continued journey of Delaware’s only organization focused on contemporary art and creativity. Since its inception in 1979, The Delaware Contemporary has always strived to highlight the arts…

The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts is now The Delaware Contemporary. The name change recognizes their plan to better focus on the intersections of art, design and technology. The changes, announced last month before a group of museum founders and longtime donors, help the 36-year-old institution stay relevant to Wilmington, according to the museum’s…

Wilmington, Del. – NextFab Studio will open a makerspace in downtown Wilmington with assistance from a $350,000 Delaware Strategic Fund grant approved by the Council on Development Finance. NextFab currently operates two facilities in Philadelphia, and plans to open its latest 3,500 square-foot facility in Wilmington’s Creative District in the first half of 2016. “Known for…

Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a whiskey tasting hosted by the Riverfront Wilmington’s own Veritas Wine & Craft Beer during an evening of smart conversation and networking at DCCA, 200 S. Madison, with speaker Andy McWilliams, a Technologist at ThoughtWorks and Founder and Director of Art-A-Hack and Hardware Hack Lab. Artists are often the first…

Delaware ranked third for state support of arts Delaware Arts Alliance (DAA) shared the findings of The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies’ (NASAA’s) State Arts Agency Fiscal Year 2016 Legislative Appropriations Preview report. The report shows that Delaware is third in the nation for the Per Capita State Arts Agency Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2016. DAA…

Delaware Arts Alliance (DAA) shared the findings of The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA)’s State Arts Agency Fiscal Year 2016 Legislative Appropriations Preview report. The report shows that Delaware is third in the nation for the Per Capita State Arts Agency Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2016. DAA Executive Director Dr. Guillermina Gonzalez shared…

Wilmington, Del — The Delaware Division of the Arts is awarding $2.95 million in grants for Fiscal Year 2016, to support 112 arts initiatives throughout the state. Twenty-three communities across Delaware, from Claymont to Selbyville, will receive grants to support arts programming and services, arts education, and related arts marketing and promotion. “The investment we…

Spporters of the project at Tuesday’s kick-off include, from left, Michael Zbranak of JP Morgan Chase, Anas Ben Addi of Delaware State Housing Authority, Rick Gessner of Capital One, Glenn Moore of Delmarva Power, Mayor Dennis P. Williams, and Gary Pollio of Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware.  Photo by Fred Bourdon Wilmington Renaissance Corporation and Interfaith…