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Human Connection, an exhibition of sculptures, pastels, and drawings by Olga Nielsen, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from September 6-27, 2019. The artist will host a free opening reception on Friday, September 6 from 5-7 p.m. Nielsen is planning quick sketching sessions with a live model who will pose for short sketches during the opening reception. Visitors are invited to bring...

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National League of American Pen Women 2019 Diamond State Branch Biennial Art Show Opening Reception to Meet the Members - Friday, September 6, 5 – 8 PM. The National League of American Pen Women is the oldest National organization for women in the arts. The Station Gallery hosts their 2019 Biennial Art Show featuring work by eighteen members. Paintings and books will be...

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July 11, 2019–January 5, 2020, Center Gallery   The hit Broadway musical Hamilton sparked renewed interest in the Founding Father and his relationship with Aaron Burr, whom he infamously dueled with on July 11, 1804. Opening on the 215th anniversary of the duel, our exhibit picks up where Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical left off and examines how Alexander...

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September 10, 2019–January 5, 2020  A 19th-century prosthetics workshop, a jazz club featured in the Green Book, and a Polish-American car dealership are vastly different businesses, but owners and workers at all three turned to photography to portray themselves and their work. Open for Business: Photography, Trade, and Self-Image, 1870–1950, a student-curated exhibit...

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TACIT 2019 Friends' Juried Exhibition May 21 - September 26, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, June 7, 2019 5 - 9 PM during first Friday Art Loop Juried by Cynthia Hawkins Tacit, the unspoken force at the core of this year's Friends Juried Group Exhibition that implies the manner in which each artist interprets the world. The tableaus underlying their...

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SPIDER MOTHER A Draper Experiment by Clay Dunklin August 2 - September 29, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, August 2 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop Our fourth Draper Experiment installment features Spider Mother, a series of white microcrystalline wax vessels by Clay Dunklin. In this site-specific installation, Dunklin arranges a web of 30 shallow, bowl-like...

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By artist No. 223 July 8 - October 31, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, August 2, 2019 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware Contemporary presents an exhibition of 40 new works created in both China and the United States by Chinese contemporary artist, No. 223 (a.k.a. Zhipeng LIN) as part of an initiative promoting cultural exchange. Amphibian...

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Mitch Lyons is a well-known and important part of the local art community, who over the past five decades developed a truly innovative form of print-making. Lyons received his undergraduate degree in graphic design from the Philadelphia College of Art (now the University of the Arts) and continued his studies at Tyler School of Art where he received a Master of Fine Arts degree in ceramics in...

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John Singletary Installation collaboration with David Markham-Gessner and special thanks to Robert Zohn for his support. May 3 - September 22, 2019 The Delaware Contemporary is excited to debut new compositions added to the Anahata series of immersive multimedia installations conceived by artist John Singletary. Out from the cloak of darkness emerges a...

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TRASH TALK: HISTORY IN ASSEMBLAGE Jim Condron June 7 to November 10, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, June 7, 2019 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop Trash Talk: History in Assemblage, explores the ephemeral and oftentimes overlooked materials of life that one chooses to give significance to and collect. Working in the modern mode of assemblage inspired...

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