Third annual Run for the Arts has a twist

MILFORD — Mispillion Art League (MAL) and the Seashore Striders will hold the 3rd Annual Run for the Arts 5K/1M Run/Walk, with a twist. To make sure that everyone is safe this year, the league will be holding this as a virtual event. Participants may choose to run or walk on the beach, on a […]

Milford City Council to help fund the 2020 Big Draw Festival

MILFORD — City Council on Monday gave a big boost to the Big Draw Festival. Mispillion Art League’s annual monthlong arts education festival will take place in October, and council members have decided to help fund it. The amount the city needed to subsidize dropped from $4,646 to $3,346 when City Solicitor David Rutt and […]

Milton Arts Guild offers virtual Dollar Bill Origami

MILTON — Milton Arts Guild Dollar Bill Origami will be held on June 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. via Zoom. The fee for this class is $8. Participants will make dollars into a heart and shirt, if time permits, a surprise will be included in the presentation. You will need five dollars bills, […]

Milford photography group stays connected via Facebook

MILFORD — The Milford Community Lens project was started two years ago and met once a month as a way for local photographers to connect with one another. The group has not slowed down during quarantine. In fact, its members are more active than ever. Milford Community Lens has shifted to a Facebook group while […]

Biggs Museum appreciates ‘art’ of photojournalism

DOVER — Those of us who grew up in newsrooms heard the term often. There was always an editor asking, “What’s our art?” It meant what “photo” would was going to help tell the story of the day and draw in readers. The Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover will celebrate such pictures through […]

Artists have big fun at Big Draw Festival

The Mispillion Art League has had a big time with its Big Draw Festival so far this month. Dozens of classes and family events have been held on the streets of Milford and elsewhere throughout October. The kickoff event was Oct. 5 during the final Milford Farmers Market of the season with pumpkin art included […]

Comic books, arts in spotlight at Geeks at the Beach

LEWES – Geeks at the Beach, a comic book/arts show, will be held Saturday, July 27 at Cape Henlopen High School on Kings Highway. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., featuring comic book artists, writers, publishers and some of Delaware’s bigger comic bookstores, according to event facilitator Sean Ahrendt. Crafters and […]

Award-winning artist headlines First Friday in Dover

DOVER — Beginning Friday and extending through Sunday, downtown Dover will host daily programs, artists, music, vendors, guided tours and exhibit to celebrate Dover Days. Dennis Young, award-winning plein air artist, studio painter, and owner of Mo’zArt studio in Old New Castle, will kick off this evening’s activities with a pastel demonstration from 5 to […]

Letter to the Editor: Arts growing in Capital School District

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Capital School District residents indeed need to know certain facts about the Arts here in the Capital. As the Visual Arts teacher at Central Middle School, I want to share with the community how the arts here in Capital School District remain important and how we have expanded our programs to provide our students a […]

Letter to the Editor: Arts de-emphasized in Capital district

Capital School District residents need to have certain facts before April 3. As you may be aware, the Capital School District wants to have a referendum to build two new middle schools. Once school is to be a STEM school (Science, Technology, English and Math). The others school is to be an arts school. That […]