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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:
FY2016-FY2020

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.


Meet the 2015 Delaware Individual Artist Fellows

Learn about the current Fellows, see and hear their work samples, and note their upcoming appearances on our website. Each of this year’s 16 award-winning artists is featured on their own page. From poets to visual artists to musicians, each Fellow has a unique story and outstanding talent. In addition to their individual activities, they will soon be part of a collective group exhibition, Award Winners XV, at the Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover from July 3 through September 27, with a reception, awards ceremony and performances on Saturday, September 26.

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

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, September 30, to register their high schools for participation. The 2016 state winner will represent Delaware in Washington, DC!


Mezzanine Gallery in August

Steve Rogers - The Waters Around Us
August 7 to August 28, 2015 
Reception: August 7 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Click here for more information.


Crow Brothers, acrylic on panel


National & Delaware Arts in Education Week
September 13-19, 2015

National Arts in Education Week

Governor Jack Markell has signed a proclamation designating September 13-19, 2015 as Delaware Arts in Education Week. More information.


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This week's interview with Kate Ransom and Bill Stegeman, The Music School of Delaware.  

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.