Delaware State of the Arts Podcast – February 12, 2022

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This week on Delaware State of the Arts, Kaitlin Ammon interviews Kristen Matulewicz, the curator of community and academic programs at the Biggs Museum of American Art, about the Biggs’ latest exhibition, Visions & Voices, a juried exhibition of Mid-Atlantic African American artists. Visions & Voices features 32 artworks by 20 artists, including nine Delaware artists. Tune in to learn about the …

Dover to celebrate Black History Month with cultural, educational events

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

A group of local nonprofit organizations and businesses have kicked off a month-long series of in-person and virtual events highlighting Black history, culture, art, music, and theater.  The 2022 Dover Citywide Black History Celebration is the culmination of a partnership between the Biggs Museum of American Art, Delaware State News, Delaware State University, DonDel Productions, Dover Public Library, First State …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – September 26, 2021

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Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/DelawareLive-Sept-26-1.pdf” title=”DelawareLive-Sept 26″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: HEADLINES Mistakes logging vaccine shots may mean Delaware underreported numbers Chancery Court won’t force ChristianaCare to give COVID patient …

Biggs Museum given historic building on Dover Green

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

The Biggs will spend a year deciding how to develop the Kirk Short building into a public space that celebrates its heritage.   The state has transferred ownership of a historic property on the Dover Green to the Biggs Museum of American Art. The Kirk and Short Building, formerly known as the Todd House and the Kirk Printing Shop, was …

When his brain goes ‘boop, boop,’ Gervasio Ruiz Jr. knows to click shutter button

Daniel Larlham Jr. Culture, Headlines

Color and graphic elements attract Gervasio Ruiz Jr.   Throughout life as a military brat, an artist for record covers, Revlon and L’Oreal, and even as a volunteer at the Kalmar Nyckel, one thing has been constant for Gervasio Ruiz Jr. since his parents put a cheap camera in his hand at the age of 14. Photography. Ruiz, 69, has …