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Delaware Public Media's coverage of stories involving the arts in Delaware.

Delaware Public Media' s arts coverage is made possible, in part, by support from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

Gretchen Hanson

Not just a cookbook, but also a chef’s memoir and short stories wrapped around recipes.

That’s how award-winning chef and former owner of Hobos Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach, Gretchen Hanson, describes her new book titled, “When It’s Done: The Making of A Chef.”

Hagley Museum and Library

Privacy worries may feel like a new phenomenon in the digital age. But our ancestors were also worried about it.

And Vanderbilt University associate history professor Sarah Igo is coming to the First State to offer that historical context.



Photo from HOF - A streetscape by Delaware artist Thomas Del Porte, a collection of whose works are now on display through Dec. 30, 2018

There’s a new exhibit at the Historic Odessa Foundation (HOF).

It’s called Time Elemental: An Exploration of the Visual Expression of Thomas Del Porte.



Hagley Museum and Library

A new fund created by the Hagley Museum and Library will honor its former Chief Curator of Library Collections.

Photo from the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation - storm scene being shot from Lewes

The documentary, Kalmar Nyckel: The Forgotten Journey, was recently nominated for a 2018 Mid-Atlantic Emmy.


In this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele interviews the film’s executive producer, Kalmar Nyckel Foundation senior historian and director of education Sam Heed about the documentary.



Hagley Museum and Library

Hagley Museum and Library’s annual craft fair is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The fair is this weekend, October 20th and 21st.  



The Delaware Contemporary

The Delaware Contemporary is introducing a new concept at its Wilmington Riverfront home.




Melomanie, the Delaware music ensemble known for its pairing of baroque and contemporary styles, celebrates the start of its 26th season with a launch party and concert this weekend.



Christina Cultural Arts Center

The Christina Cultural Arts Center in Wilmington begins its live music series this weekend.


Music by Michael Gordon, David Land, Julia Wolfe, Steve Reich, Philip Glass and Steve Martland

An electric chamber ensemble from New York City will perform at the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington next month.