Arts and Entertainment in Delaware
Plus, Local arts leaders tell us where they like to go.
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1707 N. Lincoln St., Wilmington, 655-7173, carspeckenscott.com Exhibits works by contemporary Mid-Atlantic artists.
Center for the Creative Arts
410 Upper Snuff Mill Row, Yorklyn, 239-2434, ccarts.org This community arts center is devoted to art enrichment.
Christina Cultural Arts Center
705 N. Market St., Wilmington, 652-0101, ccacde.org The CCAC serves as a professional arts training and education center for people of all cultures.
Delaware College of Art and Design
Toni & Stuart B. Young Gallery, 600 N. Market St., Wilmington, 622-8000, dcad.edu DCAD mounts curated exhibits featuring work of regional and national significance.
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington, 571-9590, delart.org In addition to its famous Pre-Raphaelite collection, the museum houses Brandywine works by N.C. Wyeth, Frank Schoonover, Howard Pyle and Edward Hopper, as well as the Copeland Sculpture Garden. “American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell” runs through Jan. 15.
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 S. Madison St., Wilmington, 656-6466, thedcca.org Seven galleries and several artist studios bring a variety of contemporary art through 30 annual exhibitions. See “Sublime Creatures: The Animal-Human Hybrids of Hunter Clarke” through March 9.
Delaware Children’s Museum
550 Justison St., Wilmington, 654-2340, delawarechildrensmuseum.org The museum on builds imaginative minds through play and informal math-, science- and technology-based learning.
Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery
820 N. French St., Wilmington, 577-8283, artsdel.org This state-run gallery exhibits local artists at the mezzanine level of the Carvel State Office Building.
Delaware History Museum-Historical Society of Delaware
504 Market St., Wilmington, 656-0637, hsd.org Trace Delaware’s history to the 1600s. The society owns and runs Old Town Hall in Wilmington and the George Read House and Gardens in Old New Castle. The museum houses exhibits of items made, used or collected by Delawareans.
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, 658-9111, delmnh.org Dinosaurs, birds and other cool natural resources share space with an impressive collection of seashells. “Check out “Nature’s Bounty,” a collaboration with the Delaware College of Art and Design , March 7-April 20.
Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame
801 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington, 425-3263, desports.org Find the best Delaware athletes from throughout the decades at this shrine in Frawley Stadium.
919 N. Market St., Wilmington, 229-3266 The gallery hosts works by regional artists. Shows change monthly.
1124 E. Seventh St., Wilmington, 429-7447, kalmarnyckel.org Tour the replica Swedish ship that brought the first settlers to Delaware. The ship summers in Lewes.
Nemours Mansion & Gardens
850 Alapocas Road, Wilmington, 651-6912, nemoursmansion.org This 300-acre du Pont estate features formal French gardens and a classical French mansion of more than 70 beautifully appointed rooms.
New Wilmington Art Association
thenwaa.org Supports new and emerging artists. Exhibits are staged across the city.
610 Shipley Road, Wilmington, 761-4340, rockwood.org This 70-acre Victorian English Gothic country estate features original furnishings, a conservatory and garden.
Toni and Stuart B. Young Gallery
Delaware College of Art and Design, 600 N. Market St., Wilmington, 622-8000, dcad.edu The gallery mounts exhibitions of students, faculty and curated shows. “Six: Women Photographers of the Mid-Atlantic” runs through Jan. 12.
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
4832 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, 888-4600, winterthur.org The former home of Henry Francis du Pont is the premier museum of American decorative arts, with 175 rooms and galleries. Visit March 1-Jan. 4, 2015 to see “Costumes of Downton Abbey,” a display of about 35 original designs.
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