The $3 million in grants will be used to strengthen and expand the art and culture scene in Delaware. (courtesy: Delaware Division of Art)

115 art groups granted $3 million in state funding

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Culture, Delaware Live, Milford-live

The Delaware Division of Arts has announced a $3 million distribution of grants to 115 community art organizations.  They range from $1,300 to Wilmington Wintergrass Inc., which is an annual bluegrass festival, to $246,000 to the Delaware Art Museum. The museum will use the funding to support its exhibits, including the upcoming Pre-Raphaelite show “A Marriage of Arts & Crafts: …

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Learn some Delaware history at these 5 events in August

Staff Writer Culture, Headlines

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will sponsor five events focused on Delaware history during the month of August 2022. A full schedule is included below. Except where noted, all programs are free and open to the public. Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, from 6 to 8 p.m. National Night Out in Historic New Castle. Annual community-building, family-friendly event that …

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Two-digit Delaware tag fetches big money at weekend auction

Jonathan Budler Culture, Headlines

  A two-digit Delaware tag sells for just over $280,000 at auction in Rehoboth Beach over the weekend. Emmert Auction sold the “37” tag to a buyer who wished to remain anonymous. After 13 minutes of furious in-house and phone bids, the tag sold for $282,000. A matching trailer tag “T37” also sold separately for $7,750. Butch Emmert, Auctioneer and …