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The National Endowment for the Arts Announces $27 Million in Grants to Support the Arts

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of Education | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

Three Delaware organizations will receive $54,000 in federal grants Wilmington, Del. (February 15, 2019) — As the only funder in the country to support arts activities in all 50 states and five U.S. jurisdictions, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced that three Delaware organizations will receive $54,000 in federal grants. This is the […]




The Division of the Arts to Host Annual State Employee Art Exhibition

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Featured Posts | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2019

More than 270 state employees and their family members have registered to show artwork at Delaware State University Art Center/Gallery Dover, Del. (February 5, 2019) – The free exhibition will be open to the public from February 25 to March 18, 2019 at the Art Center/Gallery at Delaware State University, Dover. The reception and awards […]




2019 Delaware Arbor Day School Poster Contest

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Delaware Forest Service’s Arbor Day School Poster Contest is now accepting entries from Delaware students in grades K to 5 in all private, public, charter, and home schools. Winners will be selected from each county in the following grade categories: K, 1-2, 3-4, and 5. Awards will be presented at the State Arbor Day Ceremony with Governor John Carney.  This year’s theme – “Trees Are Terrific…in Cities and Towns!” – is designed to increase knowledge about the benefits of trees in our communities. The deadline to register is March 15 and the deadline to submit posters is March 29.




The Delaware Division of the Arts to Host Annual Poetry Out Loud State Competition

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Twenty students to compete to advance to National Finals in Washington, DC Dover, Del. (January 30, 2019) –The free recitation contest will start with a semi-final competition at Modern Maturity Center, Dover on Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. This year’s semi-finals judges are: Jamie Brunson, Executive Director, First Person Arts, Philadelphia Sherry Gage Chappelle, […]




Governor Carney, Legislators Announce Bill to Assist Federal Workers

Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Loan program would protect federal workers and their families during government shutdown DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and members of the Delaware General Assembly announced legislation on Tuesday to help federal workers who live in Delaware and are affected by the ongoing shutdown of the federal government. House Bill 3, sponsored by House Majority […]







  Category: Sussex County


The National Endowment for the Arts Announces $27 Million in Grants to Support the Arts

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of Education | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

Three Delaware organizations will receive $54,000 in federal grants Wilmington, Del. (February 15, 2019) — As the only funder in the country to support arts activities in all 50 states and five U.S. jurisdictions, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced that three Delaware organizations will receive $54,000 in federal grants. This is the […]




The Division of the Arts to Host Annual State Employee Art Exhibition

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Featured Posts | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2019

More than 270 state employees and their family members have registered to show artwork at Delaware State University Art Center/Gallery Dover, Del. (February 5, 2019) – The free exhibition will be open to the public from February 25 to March 18, 2019 at the Art Center/Gallery at Delaware State University, Dover. The reception and awards […]




2019 Delaware Arbor Day School Poster Contest

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Delaware Forest Service’s Arbor Day School Poster Contest is now accepting entries from Delaware students in grades K to 5 in all private, public, charter, and home schools. Winners will be selected from each county in the following grade categories: K, 1-2, 3-4, and 5. Awards will be presented at the State Arbor Day Ceremony with Governor John Carney.  This year’s theme – “Trees Are Terrific…in Cities and Towns!” – is designed to increase knowledge about the benefits of trees in our communities. The deadline to register is March 15 and the deadline to submit posters is March 29.




The Delaware Division of the Arts to Host Annual Poetry Out Loud State Competition

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Twenty students to compete to advance to National Finals in Washington, DC Dover, Del. (January 30, 2019) –The free recitation contest will start with a semi-final competition at Modern Maturity Center, Dover on Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. This year’s semi-finals judges are: Jamie Brunson, Executive Director, First Person Arts, Philadelphia Sherry Gage Chappelle, […]




Governor Carney, Legislators Announce Bill to Assist Federal Workers

Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Loan program would protect federal workers and their families during government shutdown DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and members of the Delaware General Assembly announced legislation on Tuesday to help federal workers who live in Delaware and are affected by the ongoing shutdown of the federal government. House Bill 3, sponsored by House Majority […]