Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington
(4.5/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
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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  • A friend recommended we go see the Iron Maiden Forge runway show last week & we were not disappointed. It was a fascinating show from an unusually talented lady. The tour of the studios after was fun,...  more »
  • You have to get past the somewhat austere exterior and walk through the galleries to appreciate the high-quality exhibits in this non-collecting contemporary art museum; Art Loop Fridays (monthly) are...  more »
  • Beautiful this contemporary arts centre, for those who like neh, has several pictures of various styles and ' to stay at least 1 hour. Is also connected to the College of Art.
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  • The contemporary art on display changes often. Art classes are offered. I recommend visiting this interesting venue near the water front.
  • Interesting exhibits, changing periodically which is refreshing. I always look forward to seeing something new and innovative. Thanks to all artists.
  • Hit or miss But always worth the time
  • This place really deserves more action then it gets.
  • DCCA is an incredible facility. However it will only ever be as beautiful as the work that furnishes it. Let's show the art community how talented us DE artists are!