Arts and Culture

LaFate Gallery

 

227 N Market St
Wilmington DE 19801
(302) 656-6786
www.lafategallery.com

An accomplished artist, story-teller, and champion for human rights, Eunice LaFate was born on the island of Jamaica. Her original inspiration - her tones, colors, and landscapes - had their roots in the Caribbean. Her vision, worldview, and art grew when she came to America and traveled abroad. She reflects now on her 20 year career of embracing and fighting for diversity and celebrating differences.

Delaware College of Art and Design

 

600 N Market St
Wilmington DE 19801
(302) 622-8000
DCAD

Founded through a creative partnership between Pratt Institute and the Corcoran College of Art and Design, Delaware College of Art and Design joins these distinguished institutions in charting the future of art and design.

DCAD's mission is to educate talented and dedicated students to become art makers, idea generators, problem solvers, and visual communicators who can redefine the way we perceive and experience the world around us. It also serves as a visible stakeholder, cultural anchor, and catalyst for the revitalization of downtown Wilmington.

The Delaware College of Art and Design is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Creative Vision Factory

 

617 N Shipley St
Wilmington DE 19801
(302) 397-8472
thecreativevisionfactory.org

The Creative Vision Factory provides individuals with behavioral health disorders an opportunity for self-expression, empowerment and recovery through the arts. Members are free to pursue a wide array of visual, literary and performing arts. Workshops, personalized instruction, and open studio time allow each artist to develop and pursue their own creative practice.

Delaware Historical Society

 

505 N Market St
Wilmington DE 19801
(302) 655-7161
www.dehistory.org

The Delaware Historical Society was founded in May 1864 for “the elucidation of history, particularly such portions as may refer to Delaware.” Over the next 15 decades, the organization refined its stated purpose to reflect both a changing society and the evolution of the public history profession. The mission of the Delaware Historical Society today is to serve as the statewide, non-profit organization that preserves, explores, shares and promotes Delaware history, heritage and culture to strengthen our community.

The Queen

 

500 N Market St
Wilmington DE 19801
(215) 309-0150
www.thequeenwilmington.com

The Queen is an historic live music venue, bringing the best, most-diverse music to downtown Wilmington.  After undergoing a $25m renovation, The Queen finally reopened in 2011, with Live Nation taking over management in 2017. This piece of living history is a staple in downtown Wilmington, with many stories to tell the thousands of people that have and will pass through its time-honored doors.
Tickets and more: http://bit.ly/2r65waJ

First State Ballet Theatre

 

818 N Market St
Wilmington DE 19801
(302) 658-7897 x3851
http://firststateballet.com

First State Ballet Theatre, Delaware’s professional ballet company, presents full length ballets and mixed-repertory programs throughout the state, commissions new choreography from internationally renowned choreographers, offers performing opportunities to aspiring dancers, and educates the Delaware dance audience of the future.