TSD Review Dec 29

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – Year End Review – Dec. 29, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: January A perfect storm for schools, teachers: No subs, bus woes, COVID Wilmington residents sign petition in support of police chief February Restaurants wrestle with pricing to cover industry cost hikes Before the Battle of Brandywine, Washington was in Wilmington March Pike Creek church’s drive-thru ash …

TSD Review Oct 20

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – October 20, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Tate Museum exhibit to travel to Delaware Art Museum in 2023 How to vote in Delaware’s Nov. 8 general election McConnells give Ursuline $1.75 million to keep growing DelShakes’ bilingual musical ‘Twelfth Night’ ends this weekend Business Low-cost carrier Avelo to begin flying out of …

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Tate Museum exhibit to travel to Delaware Art Museum in 2023

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

    An exhibit from the Tate Museum in London will travel to the Delaware Art Museum in October 2023. It’s a major get for the Wilmington institution, which will be the exhibit’s only stop in the United States. The Tate show “The Rossettis” will focus on the family of British Pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti and will feature several …

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: …

Happy Hours at area museums and gardens

Outdoor happy hours reopen at area museums, gardens

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

    If you crave a drink at the end of your workday and want to have it in a lovely outdoors spot, many area museums and gardens can offer you just that. Here are some to try: Nemours Estate The former home and garden of A.I. du Pont, at 1600 Rockland Road in Wilmington, is offering Third Thursday summer …

TSD Review Mar 17

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – March 17, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Ursuline sisters’ bilingual children’s book honors teacher Kalmar Nyckel’s Underground Railroad class focuses on travel options Delaware Art Museum’s Tiffany exhibit offers peek at ‘Gilded Age’ Trace Adkins, Frank Reyes top off 2022 State Fair concert lineup Food & Dining Hamilton’s brings elegant fare to Newark’s Main Street Wine, dine with Italian count at …

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Delaware Art Museum’s Tiffany exhibit offers peek at ‘Gilded Age’

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Light emitted by small holes in a Tiffany wisteria lamp shade casts shadows on a the wall at the Delaware Art Museum. If you’re dazzled by the decor in HBO’s “The Gilded Age,” you can get a taste of what was included in the Delaware Art Museum’s new Tiffany glass exhibit. The lean, spare show lets the 60 pieces on …

TSD Review Jan 20

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – Jan. 20, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Delaware animal groups see surge of Betty White challenge donations 10 things not to miss in Delaware Art Museum exhibit closing Jan. 23 Planning Council: If I-95 is capped, what should go there? Division of the Arts announces 2022 fellowship winners Business Cannabis edibles to debut in Delaware in weeks M&T, WSFS, PNC reducing, …

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10 things not to miss in Delaware Art Museum exhibit closing Jan. 23

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The Delaware Art Museum’s ‘Afro-American Images 1971: The Vision of Percy Ricks’ closes Jan. 23.     When artist Percy Ricks approached the Delaware Art Museum about doing a 1971 show featuring works of African American artists, the museum wasn’t interested. Officials there didn’t even answer his requests. Later in the year, the then-director characterized the museum as “basically a …

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A baker’s dozen of things to look forward to in 2022

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis visiting Winterthur’s Montmorenci foyer while she was First Lady.   From golf pros descending on Wilmington Country Club, to new shows and amenities at area theaters and cultural institutions, to the latest restaurant moves, Delaware has a lot to look forward to in 2022. With the end of the year fogged by a surge of COVID-19 testing …