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  Category: Delaware Division of the Arts


Four Delaware Arts Organizations Receive American Rescue Plan Grants from the National Endowment for the Arts

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 2, 2022

The National Endowment for the Arts grants funding to 567 arts organizations to save jobs and to fund operations and facilities, health and safety supplies, and marketing and promotional efforts Wilmington, Del. (February 2, 2022) – At the end of January, four Delaware arts organizations – Art Works for All, Inc., The Delaware Contemporary, Delaware […]




Delaware Division of the Arts Encourages Arts Philanthropy Through Do More 24 Delaware

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The Division will provide up to $400,000 in matching funds to its FY2022 arts organization grantees in conjunction with the event Wilmington, Del. (February 1, 2022) – The Delaware Division of the Arts is proud to support the arts sector through Delaware’s largest day of giving, Do More 24 Delaware, on March 3-4, 2022. For […]




The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “On Display II” by Shari Dierkes

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, January 31, 2022

On view from February 4-25, 2022 Wilmington, Del. (January 31, 2022) – The Delaware Division of the Arts’ Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present artist Shari Dierkes’ exhibition, On Display II, from February 4 through February 25, 2022. Dierkes was named a 2021 Emerging Artist Fellow in the category of Crafts by the Delaware Division […]




State of Delaware Invests in Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in the Arts

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Wilmington, Del. (January 26, 2022) – The Delaware Division of the Arts is pleased to announce the launch of the Arts Incubator Project, an assessment, training, and planning initiative built on the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) for the state’s arts industry with a $1.25 million investment in the initiative. “A diverse […]




Delaware Division of the Arts Announces 2022 Individual Artist Fellowship Awardees

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2022

Twenty-five Delaware artists to receive recognition Wilmington, Del. (January 13, 2022) – Twenty-five Delaware artists are being recognized by the Division for the high quality of their artwork. Work samples from 132 Delaware choreographers; composers; musicians; writers; and folk, media and visual artists were reviewed by out-of-state arts professionals, considering demonstrated creativity and skill in […]







  Category: Delaware Division of the Arts


Four Delaware Arts Organizations Receive American Rescue Plan Grants from the National Endowment for the Arts

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 2, 2022

The National Endowment for the Arts grants funding to 567 arts organizations to save jobs and to fund operations and facilities, health and safety supplies, and marketing and promotional efforts Wilmington, Del. (February 2, 2022) – At the end of January, four Delaware arts organizations – Art Works for All, Inc., The Delaware Contemporary, Delaware […]




Delaware Division of the Arts Encourages Arts Philanthropy Through Do More 24 Delaware

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The Division will provide up to $400,000 in matching funds to its FY2022 arts organization grantees in conjunction with the event Wilmington, Del. (February 1, 2022) – The Delaware Division of the Arts is proud to support the arts sector through Delaware’s largest day of giving, Do More 24 Delaware, on March 3-4, 2022. For […]




The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “On Display II” by Shari Dierkes

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, January 31, 2022

On view from February 4-25, 2022 Wilmington, Del. (January 31, 2022) – The Delaware Division of the Arts’ Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present artist Shari Dierkes’ exhibition, On Display II, from February 4 through February 25, 2022. Dierkes was named a 2021 Emerging Artist Fellow in the category of Crafts by the Delaware Division […]




State of Delaware Invests in Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in the Arts

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Wilmington, Del. (January 26, 2022) – The Delaware Division of the Arts is pleased to announce the launch of the Arts Incubator Project, an assessment, training, and planning initiative built on the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) for the state’s arts industry with a $1.25 million investment in the initiative. “A diverse […]




Delaware Division of the Arts Announces 2022 Individual Artist Fellowship Awardees

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2022

Twenty-five Delaware artists to receive recognition Wilmington, Del. (January 13, 2022) – Twenty-five Delaware artists are being recognized by the Division for the high quality of their artwork. Work samples from 132 Delaware choreographers; composers; musicians; writers; and folk, media and visual artists were reviewed by out-of-state arts professionals, considering demonstrated creativity and skill in […]