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Votetrickery: A Spoken Word Symphony

December 1 - December 19
Resident Ensemble Players, Thompson Theatre, 110 Orchard Road
Newark, DE
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An engaging and timely audio play exploring America’s history of voting and the unresolved voting rights issues that continue to plague our country today. Throughout history it’s been suggested that America does not have a government by the majority, but rather a government by the majority who vote… But just who is allowed to vote? […]

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DelArt Cinema Streaming

March 1 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 8:00 pm
$12

A great source for current and first run independent, foreign language, documentary and art films not available on many other streaming sites. DelArt Cinema and Delaware Art Museum have partnered to bring the Wilmington area a new 169-seat independent film venue in the DuPont Auditorium on the lower level of the Museum. Registration required.

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THE PLATFORM GALLERY

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
The Delaware Contemporary, 200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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Free

Meleko Mokgosi June 4 - December 31, 2021 OPENING EVENT: Friday, June 4, 2021 | 5 - 8 PM during First Friday Across the three banners created for The Delaware Contemporary, Meleko Mokgosi takes viewers from an outdoor scene through a domestic threshold as he brings together references to Southern Africa and expressions of Pan-Africanism […]

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BALLAD OF SPREAD -Michal Gavish

September 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - January 7, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
The Delaware Contemporary, 200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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BALLAD OF SPREAD Michal Gavish September 3, 2021 - January 7, 2022 OPENING EVENT: Friday, September 10, 2021 | 5 - 9 PM during first Friday As a trained scientist and artist, Michal Gavish works at the intersection of art and biology. Inspired by the colors and shapes produced by genetic DNA and viral sequencing […]

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VEILS -Catharine Fichtner

September 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - January 7, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
The Delaware Contemporary, 200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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Free

VEILS Catharine Fichtner September 3, 2021 - January 7, 2022 OPENING EVENT: Friday, September 10, 2021 | 5 - 9 PM during first Friday Inspired by pattern schematics, abstract painter Catharine Fichtner composes dynamic acrylic works that utilize both formal themes while considering personal narratives. The resulting works refer to Fichtner’s Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry, in […]

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FIELDS AND FORMATIONS Group Exhibition

September 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - January 7, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
The Delaware Contemporary, 200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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FIELDS AND FORMATIONS Group Exhibition September 3, 2021 - January 7, 2022 OPENING EVENT: Friday, September 10, 2021 | 5 - 9 PM during first Friday Organized by The Delaware Contemporary’s inaugural Curator-in-Residence Kristen Hileman, Fields and Formations brings together approximately 70 works by 12 distinguished women and non-binary artists from the Mid-Atlantic region who […]

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TRACES -Cheryl Goldsleger

September 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - January 7, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
The Delaware Contemporary, 200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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TRACES Cheryl Goldsleger September 3, 2021 - January 7, 2022 OPENING EVENT: Friday, September 10, 2021 | 5 - 9 PM during first Friday How might visual art invoke both personal and public space? What are the visible and invisible connections that are present? Through both two-dimensional and three-dimensional work, this solo exhibition explores Cheryl […]

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The New Tour – Read House & Gardens

October 16, 2021 @ 8:00 am - February 28, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Read House & Gardens, 42 The Strand
Wilmington, DE
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See the Read House in a different light with our brand-new interior tour experience. You'll discover complex layers of history hidden in the architecture and furnishings of this stunning National Historic Landmark—history that continues to inspire and challenge us as it has for generations. From its beginnings in 1797 to its appearances in 20th-century books […]

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I Sit and Sew: Tracing Alice Dunbar-Nelson

October 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am - February 6, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkwat
Wilmington, DE
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Price: Free with Museum admission

For this Delaware Art Museum commission, Charles Edward Williams will commemorate the life of Alice Dunbar-Nelson (1875–1935), the poet and political activist who spent most of her career writing and lecturing in Wilmington. Williams will create a body of work responding to Dunbar-Nelson’s story, to be installed in Picturing America, the Museum’s newly renovated early […]

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Fantasy and the Medieval Past

October 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am - January 2, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkwat
Wilmington, DE
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Free with Museum admission

For 150 years, Americans have been fascinated by the medieval past. Drawing from the work of contemporary illustrators Tony DiTerlizzi, Leo and Diane Dillon, and Ian Schoenherr, as well as historical works from the Museum’s Howard Pyle collection, this exhibition takes a look at the fantasy medieval realms of some of our beloved young adult […]

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Afro-American Images 1971: The Vision of Percy Ricks

October 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - January 23, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkwat
Wilmington, DE
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Free with Museum admission

In February 1971, the newly formed Delaware organization, Aesthetic Dynamics, Inc., presented its first major undertaking: the exhibition of over 130 works of art—drawings, prints, photographs, paintings, and sculpture—by 66 African American artists. Numerous factors led to artist Percy Ricks’ founding of Aesthetic Dynamics and their ambitious inaugural exhibition, most notably the trauma suffered from […]

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DCH Art Gallery Show: Garden on Glass  by Harold Davis

November 3, 2021 @ 9:00 am - January 28, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
: Delaware Center for Horticulture, 1810 N Dupont Street
Wilmington, DE
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Free

On Display at DCH: November 3rd, 2021 – January 28th, 2022 Opening Reception: December 3, 2021 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Harold Davis, an avid photographer, has produced an array of breathtaking photographs of floral light-box displays inspired by the works of another Harold Davis located in California. In his reimagining, Harold merged his love of […]

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Holiday Art Market

November 23 @ 12:00 pm - December 31 @ 4:00 pm
Newark Arts Alliance, 280 E Main St
Newark, DE
Free

Holiday Art Market offers local fine art and crafts for holiday shoppers. The Newark Arts Alliance offers their five week craft show, “The Holiday Art Market” again this year by filling its main studio with 13 artisans offering jewelry, ceramics, paper quilling, prints, cards, scarves, soaps and lotions, fused glass, felt dolls, and artist made […]

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An Odessa Country Christmas

November 25 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 4:30 pm
Historic Odessa, Old Academy at 4th and Main Street in Odessa.
Odessa, DE
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$10

Historic Odessa presents “An Odessa Country Christmas” and continues its tradition of interpreting timeless literature for the holidays. This year, Louisa May Alcott’s classic “Little Women” comes to festive life through holiday scenes and vignettes. Throughout the holiday season, visitors can enjoy candlelight tours, a story book trees exhibit, and special tours and events as […]

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An Odessa Country Christmas

November 25 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 4:30 pm
Historic Odessa, Old Academy at 4th and Main Street in Odessa.
Odessa, DE
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$10

Historic Odessa presents “An Odessa Country Christmas” and continues its tradition of interpreting timeless literature for the holidays. This year, Louisa May Alcott’s classic “Little Women” comes to festive life through holiday scenes and vignettes. Throughout the holiday season, visitors can enjoy candlelight tours, a story book trees exhibit, and special tours and events as […]

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Million Dollar Quartet

December 1 @ 8:00 pm - December 19 @ 10:00 pm
Delaware Theater Company, 200 Water St
Wilmington, DE
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$29 – $65

This worldwide smash-hit musical is inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. In December 1956, these four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest […]

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7:00 pm

Diamond Swing Jazz LIVE at the Bellefonte Cafe

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bellafonte Cafe, 804 Brandywine Blvd
Wilminton, DE 19809 United States
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Diamond Swing Jazz returns to the Bellefonte Cafe for an evening of live jazz tunes and fabulous food! Reservations recommended!

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Diamond Swing Jazz LIVE at the Bellefonte Cafe

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bellafonte Cafe, 804 Brandywine Blvd
Wilminton, DE 19809 United States
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Diamond Swing Jazz returns to the Bellefonte Cafe for an evening of live jazz tunes and fabulous food! Reservations recommended!

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