Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington

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The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, rebranded in December 2015 to The Delaware Contemporary, is Delaware’s only contemporary art museum. Founded in 1979, and formerly called the DCCA, it is a non-collecting museum focused on work by local and regional as well as national and international artists.The Delaware Contemporary moved from the former waterworks building near downtown to the Christina riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware in 2000. In 2008, it ceased charging admission to view the galleries to offer families more affordable cultural choices during the recession.Staffthe "Gretchen Hupfel Curator of Contemporary Art" at the Delaware Contemporary is Jackie Milad. The Director is John Shipman.
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  • I was really looking forward to visiting this museum and it was a great experience. If you enjoy contemporary art it's a must see. It's free admission with suggested donation. The work I saw was very ...  more »
  • The museum has many exhibits of contemporary working artists in many mediums. A gallery with some current political commentary was was a treat. The museum is huge converted railroad facility.  more »
  • I stop in the Delaware Contemporary anytime I can to check out the ever changing exhibitions. The exhibitions can be at times great and at other times just OK but they are never disappoijnting and wit...  more »

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