The Jester Artspace will be in a Grubb Road farmhouse that dates back to at least 1849. (Ken Mammarella photo)

Big plans: Creating Jester Artspace in Brandywine Hundred

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

The people creating the Jester Artspace have big plans for a small(ish), long-abandoned building. “It’s slow going,” said board president Alan Baseden, who grew up across Grubb Road from the old farmstead that they are renovating, with the help of New Castle County. “A lot longer than I expected.” When the building gets its certificate of occupancy, Baseden hopes that …

Maddie Barry, green top, showing off her gallery on opening night. (Jarek Rutz/Delaware LIVE News)

Cab senior Maddie Barry curates art show focused on hands

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Maddie Barry said getting accepted into Cab Calloway School of Arts in 9th grade after being rejected the previous year was the biggest win of her life.  “From there I’ve just been able to grow because I’ve been surrounded by so many amazing artists,” she said.  Now a senior, her high school experience hit a peak Thursday night when Barry …