Category: Art

Summer of Opportunity

The Department of Education has been working in tandem with individual school districts and charter schools to ensure that summer learning plans are in place throughout the state. The post Summer of Opportunity appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Delaware Heritage Commission’s Book of the Week remembers WWI

During the past decade, the world has mourned the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I as well as celebrated the 100th anniversary of its conclusion. It was a conflict that would change the world forever and consume the lives of millions of...

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Born February 25, 1841

(PCM) We celebrate the birthday of renowned Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir on February 25. He is often referred to as either Auguste Renoir or just Renoir throughout the art world. Renoir is often credited as being one of the primary developers for the Impressionist style of painting. Renoir’s paintings are notable for their vibrant light […]

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Ansel Adams Born February 20, 1902

(PCM) On this day we honor the birthday of famed photographer and environmentalist Ansel Adams. Adams is best known for his stunning black and white nature photographs and his work with national parks across the country. Adams began his career selling photographs of Yosemite National Park in the early 2oth century and eventually fined tuned […]

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Sign Here, Please: It’s National Handwriting Day! (January 23rd)

(PCM) National Handwriting Day was established by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association (WIMA) on January 23rd, 1977. Most people who were around then were taught penmanship as children, but that may no longer be the case for younger generations. In modern schools, greater emphasis is placed on typing and computer technologies. Cursive is disappearing from […]

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The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Paintings by Howard J. Eberle

On view through June 4-25, 2021 Wilmington, Del. (May 26, 2021) – The Journey, an exhibition of watercolor paintings by Howard J. Eberle, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from June 4-25, 2021. Eberle is the recipient of a 2021 Artist Fell...

The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Sculpture by Jack Knight

On view through May 7-28, 2021 Visit the Gallery in-person or view it online Wilmington, Del. (May 5, 2021) – Combines: The Andromeda Series, an exhibition of wall sculptures by Jack Knight, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from May 7–28,...

The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Paintings by Eileen Olson

On view through April 5-29, 2021 Visit the Gallery in-person or view it online Wilmington, Del. (April 1, 2021) – Visceral Memory Cache, an exhibition of abstract paintings by Eileen Olson, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from April 5-29, 2021...

First Day of Winter December 21

Winter means many things different people.  For some it is the best season of the year.  The thoughts of snow and cold, ice and winds bring smiles to many a face.  For others those same thoughts bring a feeling of melancholy.  The cold weather and the short days, as well as the snow and ice […]

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Happy Birthday Superman

“Faster than speeding bullet.  More powerful than a locomotive.  Able to leap tall building in a single bound.  “Look up in the sky!”  “It’s a bird!”  “It’s a plane!”  It’s Superman!”  Yes, it’s superman strange visitor from another planet who came to earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men.  Superman who […]

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