Pages Tagged With: "Delaware"

‘Drawing America to Victory: The Persuasive Power of the Arts in World War I’

Online exhibit revolves around 27 World War I posters from the collections of the State of Delaware.

‘Five Stories’ explores the lives of people who lived and worked at the John Dickinson Plantation

Dickinson family members, tenant farmers, tradesmen, free Blacks, indentured servants and enslaved individuals are featured.

‘Land and Sea Christmas’: Buena Vista Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016

One-day-only event showcases one of Delaware’s most historic homes.

‘Listen Up!’: How About Something Different?

Program took place between April 16, 2016 and April 8, 2017.

‘Lost Off Lewes: The British Warship DeBraak’

Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.

‘Making the First State Shine: 50 Years of Historic Preservation in Delaware’

18th annual Chautauqua to take place in Lewes, Del. from June 19 to 23, 2016.

‘Rose Color to Gold to Glowing Red: Orville and Ethel Peets in Paris 1913-1914’ exhibit closed on Aug. 24, 2018

Exhibit featured the works of Orville Houghton Peets and his wife Ethel Canby Peets.

‘Service, Suffrage, and Swing: World War I Era in Delaware’

America’s participation in “the war to end all wars” will be brought to life during this five-day program that will take place at a variety of downtown Lewes, Del. locations from June 18–22, 2017.

‘The 1960s in Delaware’—Chautauqua tent show in Lewes from Sept. 19 to 21, 2019

The civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the space program and rock ‘n’ roll will be among the 1960s-era topics to be explored.

‘Washington vs. Lincoln—Who Was the Greatest President?’ at The Old State House on Feb. 19, 2017

President’s Day theatrical presentration will pit Washington and Lincoln against each other.

Shared Truths’ exhibition now open at Zwaanendael Museum

Learn more about the people who witness, shape and record Delaware history in a new exhibition called “Shared Truths,” now open to the public at the Zwaanendael Museum.

‘Your Vote, Your Voice’ exhibition now open at the New Castle Court House Museum

Learn more about the First State’s voting history, from the late 17th and early 18th centuries through today, in a new exhibition at the New Castle Court House Museum.

Collection close-up: Many voices make a good collection

The division strives to develop an inclusive collection reflective of its current mission, vision and equity statement.

DEAI work in the 10th anniversary of the Black Lives Matter movement

Black Lives Matter was founded in 2013 and, over the last decade, the museum field and the division have evolved to address systemic injustices.

Revisiting history at the New Castle Court House Museum on William Penn Day

William Penn Day brought a day of Colonial era-inspired performances and storytelling to the New Castle Court House Museum this fall.

The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs raises $1,500 during the 2023 State Employees’ Charitable Campaign

The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs raised more than $1,500 for multiple nonprofit organizations during the 2023 State Employees’ Charitable Campaign. Find out how!