Arts & Life

This program is made possible, in part, by a grant 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.

Something fishy is happening at Wilmington’s Delaware Children’s Museum

The Delaware Children's Museum opened its new permanent exhibit this weekend - a Touch Tank Aquarium featuring a variety of marine wildlife in a 600 gallon tank. ...More

Wesley College waltzes to first round playoff win

The Wolverines trounced Hamden-Sydney in their opening round contest in Dover Saturday,racing out to a 49-0 first half lead en route to a 52-7 victory. ...More

Wesley College faces tricky first round NCAA playoff opponent.

The 9-1 Wolverines welcome 7-3 Hampden-Sydney in a first round match up at Miller Stadium in Dover. It shapes up to be a high scoring affair. Wesley is averaging 51 points per game this season while Hampden-Sydney is averaging 38. ...More

Progress on First State National Monument remains slow

Russ Smith, the first superintendent of the new First State National Monument calls himself “a very impatient fellow,” but he’s learned a lot about patience in the final assignment of his 42-year career with the National Park Service. He says a lot has been getting done to develop the monument, but there is little evidence of an increased federal presence at the historic sites since the monument was established via a presidential proclamation in March 2013. ...More

DART’s ‘Stuff the Bus’ food drive nets near 20 thousand pounds of food

Over 19,000 pounds of food was collected for DART’s 17th annual “Stuff the Bus” Thanksgiving Food Drive. The week-long food drive took place earlier this month in Wilmington, Milford and Dover. ...More

Cable TV network bringing 2015 Firefly Festival to homes across the country

The 2015 Firefly Festival is joining four other big name music festivals as part of AXS TV's live concert telecasts. Firefly will make its television debut in its fourth year - with 15 hours of live performances being shown between June 19-21. ...More

Philadelphia visit will bring Pope Francis close to First State

The Vatican confirms the first papal visit to the United States by Pope Francis will happen in Philadelphia next fall. The Pontiff will address the World Meeting of Families in September. ...More

Opera Delaware back on solid financial ground

Opera Delaware is reporting that it completed its 2014 fiscal year in the black. In January, the Wilmington based arts company announced it was revamping the organization in response to an 87 percent drop in corporate support. ...More

Wesley College heading to NCAA playoffs for 10th straight year.

The NCAA Division III national football playoffs begin later this week and for a 10th straight year Wesley College is invited. The 9-1 Wolverines, ranked fourth nationally, earned one of the top four seeds in the 32-team field and will host Hampden-Sydney in a first round contest this Saturday in Dover. ...More

DSU men open season with a win

The Hornets went to Philly and knocked off Penn in overtime 77-75 Saturday at the Palestra. ...More