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Division of the Arts announces 2022 fellowship winners

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

A Kim Klabe work hangs in the Biggs Museum of American Art during the 2021 exhibition of state fellowship winners.   A former Delaware poet laureate is among the winners of this year’s Delaware Division of the Arts fellowship winners. JoAnn Balingit, who was poet laureate from 2008-2015, won a $6,000 established professional award that she will use to help …

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36 arts groups, 13 artists get chunk of Rescue Plan cash

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The Grand was one of three arts groups to get $45,000 in American Rescue Plan money.     The Delaware Division of the Arts has given 36 arts organizations and 13 artists grants from its $753,000 in American Rescue Plan Art money designed to secure jobs and support artists and nonprofit arts organizations. The grants ranged from $900 for an …

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Wilmington Art Loop returns after nearly 2 years

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Artist Siobhan Duggan’s Fleeting at the Mezzanine Gallery City officials are inviting residents and visitors to the first in-person Wilmington Art Loop event in twenty months.  Shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wilmington Art Loop is a self-guided exhibition of visual art displayed at galleries, studios, museums, and alternative spaces in and around Wilmington.  The free event draws local …

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Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – November 18, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Bench of stone books honors devoted Hockessin library volunteer Milford man’s WWII service took him around world, into D-Day invasion Sussex teen …

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Delaware Arts Alliance head chosen to direct state arts division

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

    Jessica Ball, the executive director of the Delaware Arts Alliance will become the new director of the Delaware Division of the Arts. Secretary of State Jeff Bullock announced Friday that she will take the office Nov. 29, 2021. Jessica Ball The Division of the Arts is actively involved in many aspects of arts, from small groups such as …