‘Mike-ro-scopic’ shows cardboard art at Gallery 37

MILFORD — “Mike-ro-scopic” is Michael Fleishman’s second solo show in Delaware, follwing his solo show, “Kitsch in Synch,” and group shows at Mispillion and Greater Millsboro Art Leagues. It continues his exploration of his new direction: cardboard. Mr. Fleishman is honored to be one of 19 recipients of a 2020 Individual Artist Fellowships awarded by […]

Best Bets: Biggs Museum uncovers works by ‘hidden gem’ Lewis

Taylor Collins got the surprise of a lifetime early in her artistic career. While looking at art books at the Dover Public Library back in the mid-70s, she came across works by famed Delaware artist Jack Lewis. “I loved what he did. He had the painting and then he told a story about the scene. […]

Delaware state museums reopening with self-guided tours

Delaware’s five state museums will begin reopening this week with self-guided tours by reservation. In accordance with the Phase I reopening plans issued by Gov. John Carney, museums administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs (HCA) will accept reservations for tours starting today, with the first set of tours scheduled for Friday […]

Delaware Agricultural Museum undergoes renovations amidst closures

DOVER — The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village sits eerily empty off U.S. 13 in Dover, awaiting patrons who are prohibited from visiting due to state restrictions because of the coronavirus. But instead of letting their historic facility collect dust, museum executive director Carolyn Claypoole is working on various renovation projects to attract more visitors […]

Best Bets: Delaware museums getting creative during shutdown

With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing, Delaware museums and historic buildings are closed, denying a chance to share their treasures with the public. Undaunted, many facilities have increased their online presence with virtual tours, activity books, a look at their collections, Facebook Live events and more. •Last week, the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs launched […]

Delaware State News, Biggs Museum to host tour, talk

DOVER — As part of The Biggs Museum of American Art’s “Ripped from the Headlines: Photojournalism in Delaware” exhibit, the Delaware State News will host a special event at the newspaper office at 110 Galaxy Drive in Dover from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday. “The Art of Making the News: VIP tours of the […]

Biggs debuts ‘Ripped from the Headlines’ photojournalism exhibit

DOVER — The Biggs Museum of American Art will feature the visual storytelling of newspapers and magazines from throughout the greater Delmarva region in its first major exhibition on photojournalism starting today, entitled “Ripped from the Headlines: Photojournalism in Delaware.” News publishers are among the nation’s oldest and most revered image makers. Differing from other […]

Delaware Agricultural Museum renovating 1850s Millsboro church

DOVER — The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village in Dover recently announced that a massive historic preservation project is underway at the museum. The focus of the project is the restoration of St. Thomas Methodist Episcopal Church (circa 1857). The church, originally situated approximately seven miles west of Millsboro, was moved to the museum grounds […]

Dover sculptor Paskins exhibits ‘Spirit Revealed’ at Biggs Museum

DOVER — Aaron Paskins is a Dover sculptor who has been building a national and local reputation for imaginative, inspiring African figures using unexpected materials. “I’ve been sculpting for over 30 years,” Mr. Paskins said. “I’ve had my work shown all around the country.” But Mr. Paskins said he’s never fully shown his work in […]

AMC Museum to commemorate D-Day this weekend

DOVER — The goal is to capture the essence of the World War II era, especially June 5 and 6, 1944. The Air Mobility Command hosts a 75th anniversary commemoration of D-Day on Friday and Saturday and there’s plenty to see and experience. The showpiece is the C-47 Skytrain That’s All, Brother that led 800 […]

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