From concerts and movies to special events for the whole family, there is always something to see and do in Delaware. Here are some of our picks.
New Castle County
A huge hit on Broadway and as a movie, Oliver is a masterpiece of a musical featuring young Oliver Twist and his pal the Artful Dodger who fall in with a wily thief, Fagin. Oliver’s journey from orphan to finding a forever home makes this a heartwarming, winning show. Directed by Dan Schmitt. Delaware Children’s Theatre.
Featuring the diverse use of techniques including stop motion animation, cut out animation, and digital 2D animation, Animation Now! showcases the breadth and scope of contemporary animation. Including works that transcend the boundaries between art and entertainment world-wide, Animation Now! features five animation studios, art centers, individuals and/or collectives, who have collaborated to create content for the web, TV, social media, and game development. Delaware College of Art and Design.
Woodworkers and weavers, blacksmiths and brewers… shepherds and soldiers, seamstresses and soap-makers and more will display their skills and their wares on the Dover Green!
The exhibit will represent “en plein air” paintings produced over 25 sites in and around Delaware’s Byways, rivers, ponds and significant treasures by PAPMA members. At each site multiple artists from throughout the region set up their equipment and painted their rendition “en plein air”. The theme “Delaware Byways” represent alternative travel routes while telling a story about Delaware’s heritage, recreation and beauty through fascinating treasures. Dates of Exhibit: Wednesday, October 29th to Wednesday, November 26th. Reception Date & Time: First Friday, November 7th, 5 – 7 pm. Dover Art League.
Many parents have seen their children have tea parties at the house, but at the Premier Centre for the Arts, there just might be royalty on the invite list. For it’s here that actors dress up as glamorous princesses and join little ones for an afternoon of juice, tea, and delicious goodies. Throughout the celebration, we lead guests in songs and games, and pose for pictures afterward. Premier Centre for the Arts – Milton.
Kristin Texeira paints to remember. She states “I translate the essence of moments through color by mixing up the poetics of people and places. I retell stories through various methods of mark-making using paint, collage, sketching and writing. This process preserves memories as tangible “maps.” I often juxtapose these memory maps with short captions that form the foundation for the colors I mix.” Her abstract paintings tell us stories through her memories of colors rather than a direct perception of them. Rehoboth Art League.