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Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

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Address: 200 S Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5110
Phone Number: +1 302-656-6466
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Special exhibits are amazing!

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
GailCooks
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 there to visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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 wonderful, unique items (jewelry, ceramics, glass and even salad tongs!) in the small gift shop.

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This was a beautiful venue for the wedding reception. The atmosphere was extremely conducive! Lots to look at. The food was extraordinary! Highly recommend it!

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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Enjoy and looking around. I love art. Walking and looks very happy interested artist's creative. Wow.

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Wilmington, DE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Fabulous, constantly changing exhibits. If you don't like one, go back in a couple months---something else will be there,

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Middletown, Delaware, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

A great museum. Constantly changing and challenging exhibits by talented local and regional artists. Host location for Wilmingtons first Friday Art Loop. Free admission. Lunch and learn.

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WILMINGTON,DE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

This cool little museum seems to fly under the radar ... unfamiliar & perhaps somewhat intimidating to the average area suburbanite, DCCA is a great showcase for area artists and the arts. Located near the riverfront, it hosts great 1st Fridays, fab second Wednesdays & killer shopping at their seasonal arts shows & truck shows. This is where you find... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

Consistently produces current plays and readings by quality, sometimes name actors, rendered in a professional manner. I have never witnessed an amateurish production. The area is indeed fortunate to have--and to attract--such talent. I never miss a season.

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Winchester, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

Thought the musuem was larger with more exhibits. We were only there for about 1/2 hour and that was really stretching it out. Do not park in any spaces that are not marked for the museum or you will get a warning (like we did) not to park in the lot beside the museum.

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North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

The center was recommended by at staff member at another area attraction. He had told us that we would either love or hate it. We choose to ck it out as we are interested in a variety of art forms. The museum is not large so you might be able to spend an hour or so. Great location as its... More 

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