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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.

Delaware Shakespeare

Delaware Shakespeare’s 2018 season kicks off in June and will feature a weekend of scenes at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA, plus Much Ado About Nothing at its Summer Festival at Rockwood Park in July and performances of The Merchant of Venice in its 2018 Community Tour.

The Longwood Gardens Summer Performance Series is the newest addition to a quickly growing slate of Shakespearean entertainment around the state.

In this week’s Arts Playlist - Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele spoke with David Stradley - the producing artistic director of Delaware Shakespeare, about those Longwood performances and the rest of this season's offerings


The Hagley Museum and Library

The Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington is partnering with Tsinghua University in Beijing to mount a exhibition in China in 2018.

 

 


The Freeman Stage at Bayside in Selbyville unveiled the second portion of its 2018 summer concert season Monday night.


2017 Participating artist, Stacy Acevedo, in front of her work (Photo fromn Rehoboth Art League)

The Rehoboth Art League puts the spotlight on the works of 250 young artists starting this weekend.

 

Students from 25 public and private schools are featured in the 22nd Annual “Young at Art” exhibit opening at the Arts League’s campus in Henlopen Acres.

For this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele spoke with Paula Holloway - education programs director at the Art League about the exhibition.

 


(left) Percy Ricks, Image Credit: Aesthetic Dynamics, Inc. - (right) Moe Knows Best, Chad Cortez Everett

There’s a new exhibition opening soon at the Delaware Contemporary.

Guardians of the Image Makers features select Delaware area artists paying tribute to Percy Ricks.


Joe del Tufo

Delaware has a new 2018 Poetry Out Loud State Champion.

15-year-old Sam McGarvey - a sophomore from Tall Oaks Classical School - emerged from a competitive field of 12 Delaware high school students to earn the title at the State finals in Dover last month.

 

 


Freeman Foundation

The Freeman Stage at Bayside in Selbyville began announcing its 2018 summer concert schedule Thursday.

 


OperaDelaware

Opera Delaware, the nation’s 11th oldest professional opera company, is celebrating its 73rd season.

And part of that celebration is Opera Delaware’s 2018 Opera Festival, slated for April 28th through May 6th.

 

For this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele sat down with Opera Delaware’s General Director Brendan Cooke to talk about this year’s Festival.

 

 


Dave Maull/IRSD

Phillip C. Showell Elementary School in Selbyville, is teaming up with local artist John Donato to create a special “History of Selbyville” mural in one of the school’s hallways.

Students began painting the mural in January and will continue working on it until its unveiled March 7.

And the school is also host a series of related special events leading up to that unveiling.

For this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele spoke with Laurie Hall, Phillip C. Showell Elementary School art teacher and the murals’ creator and artist John Donato.

 


Delaware Public Media

The Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover and Del-One Federal Credit Union are teaming up to celebrate the museum’s 25th Anniversary.

 


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