Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington

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Art Museum
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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  • Let's be clear, I am not a big fan of contemporary art museums. History museums? Yes! Animals? Yes! Sex Museums? Heck to the yeah! However, upon leaving the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, ...  more »
  • When I arrived and found out that they have only a few gallery spaces I was disappointed. However, when I took my time looking at the art they had showing in those galleries - my heart was happy! Ther...  more »
  • 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 »