Nineteen Delaware artists and two Honorable Mentions to receive recognition Wilmington, Del. (January 14, 2020) – Nineteen Delaware artists are being recognized by the Division for the high quality of their artwork. Work samples from 139 Delaware choreographers, composers, musicians, writers, folk and visual artists were reviewed by out-of-state arts professionals, considering demonstrated creativity and […]
Delaware’s Urban and Community Forestry Grant Program is once gain offering up to $5,000 in matching funds for tree planting or tree management projects on public land or community open space. The competitive grants – open to all municipalities, homeowner associations, and certified 501(c)(3) non-profits in the State of Delaware (including churches and schools) – require a 50-50 match in either cash (non-federal funds) or in-kind services, which includes volunteer or staff time, equipment rental, or supplies. Requests can range from a minimum of $500 to a maximum of $5,000 in only one of two project categories: tree planting or tree management (i.e., professional tree inventory, hazardous tree removal, or pruning).
Application deadline is March 6, 2020.
Program on historic African American beaches and resorts at Lewes’ Zwaanendael Museum on Jan. 18, 2020
Program explores beaches and resorts that African Americans could visit without fear of discrimination or violence during the segregation era.
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs museums closed on Dec. 24 and 25, 2019; and Jan. 1, 2020
Museums closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor seven special events during January 2020
Highlights include a program on William Penn’s role in the founding of Dover, activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a concert by CoroAllegro.