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Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

200 S Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5110
+1 302-656-6466
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Excellent Represation of American Contemporary Thought

The museum has many exhibits of contemporary working artists in many mediums. A gallery with some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul L
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Reading, Pennsylvania
A visit to a small gem of a museum

I stop in the Delaware Contemporary anytime I can to check out the ever changing exhibitions. The... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Copperman1
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Baltimore, Maryland
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200 S Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5110
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 10 May 2017

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 with only a suggested donation ($5.00) as the entrance fee...More

Thank Copperman1
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My husband and I attended a wedding here and we had no idea the wedding would be inside an art gallery. I'm no art aficionado, but they had some pieces which intrigued my interest. I enjoyed the furniture sculptures and the animal sculptures. The turning...More

Thank scootersue
Reviewed 21 March 2017

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, I've found a new respect for it. I cannot believe I...More

1  Thank DebbieJL876
Reviewed 20 March 2017

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! There were many different types of artist...More

1  Thank litehaus
Reviewed 27 February 2017

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" this museum is worth a visit! The exhibit spaces are...More

1  Thank DCLizzy
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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 traveled in Sicily. We enjoyed it very much but we...More

1  Thank ckatmomi
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

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 would not travel for this.

Thank amybmx
Reviewed 7 November 2016

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, as well & many of the artists are...More

1  Thank GailCooks
Reviewed 11 August 2016

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 fun and the center has education programs and special events for supporters. I've found some...More

1  Thank Maugie_L
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