The Arts Preview: Show Time
We asked the directors of our esteemed arts organizations to name one exhibit or performance that you absolutely must see. Here are their picks.
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Biggs Museum of American Art
Behind the Blue Doors: Famous Creations from the Rehoboth Art League
November 5–February 20 Everything you ever wanted to know about the illustrious Rehoboth Art League’s permanent art collection can be learned here.
Brandywine River Museum
Reality Check: Contemporary American Trompe l’Oeil Painting
September 11-November 18 The Brandywine River Museum owns an outstanding collection of 19th-century American trompe l’oeil paintings. Trompe l’oeil is French for “to trick the eye.” This exhibit shows the evolution of the form through the work of 20 contemporary practitioners.
Cape Henlopen High School Theatre
Viva Italia: An Evening with Diva Aprile Millo
September 25 This fundraiser benefits CHEF, Camp Rehoboth, and others, and includes a gourmet Italian meal and a meet-and-greet with Ms. Millo, whom Newsday calls “the high-priestess of that old time operatic religion.” This a world-class event.
Christina Cultural Arts Center Gallery
The Art in A Woman
Date: TBA Exhibited will be works of artistic, cultural, spiritual and iconic women. Hear them roar.
Clear Space Productions
The Secret Garden
March 25-April 3 “The Secret Garden,” a musical based on Frances Hodgson Burnett’s 1909 novel, follows an English orphan forced to live with relatives she’s never met.
January 29 The Harlem Quartet performs exciting works by diverse composers at Bethel United Methodist Church Hall in Lewes. The group attracts multigenerational crowds, but is known for bringing classical music to younger audiences.
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