Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington

(4.3/5 based on 35+ 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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  • Don't miss the gift shop in this small but fascinating museum. The exhibits are changing; we saw Due South. If you are interested in contemporary art or just want to see something a bit "different" th...  more »
  • The Center fro Contemporary arts is a spacious exhibition area with changing exhibits. We went to see Due South an exhibit featuring about 30 artists from both the United States and Italy who lived or...  more »
  • My art class traveled here to view the art. I was slightly disappointed by the quantity of art inside. The admission was free so nothing was lost. If you are near it I would say stop and view, but I w...  more »
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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!