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From the Studio: 20th Annual Faculty Exhibition, opening reception to be held Sept. 9
August 17th 2016

The Delaware College of Art and Design will hold its annual faculty exhibition, entitled From the Studio, from August 29 to October 14, 2016, with an opening reception on Friday, September 9. Featuring artwork by members of DCAD’s studio faculty, this annual exhibition showcases a wide range of genres including: painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, original prints, design, animation and film-related work. The first exhibition of the school year, From the Studio provides an opportunity for the area community as well as DCAD students to explore the work of the instructors. 

An opening reception will be held on Friday, Sept. 9, from 5 to 8 PM in DCAD’s Toni & Stuart B. Young Gallery at 600 N. Market St., coinciding with Wilmington’s Art Loop event. The exhibition will be on display through Oct. 14 and is open to the public. Gallery hours are 9 AM – 9 PM Monday to Friday and 10 AM – 4 PM Saturday and Sunday.


DCAD to host Delaware Charter School Art Show: May 23 - July 17
May 13th 2016

Delaware Charter School Art Show: Enjoy K-12 student art from charter school students across the state. Participating schools include: Family Foundations Academy, Providence Creek Academy, First State Montessori Academy, MOT Charter K-8 Academy and MOT Charter High School, Campus Community School, Gateway Lab School, Odyssey Charter School and more! A reception will be held on June 3 in conjunction with Wilmington's monthly Art Loop event. The show will be on display May 23 - July 17, 2016.

DCAD Commencement to be held May 18, 2016
May 1st 2016

The Delaware College of Art and Design in downtown Wilmington, DE will hold its 18th annual commencement exercises on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at The Playhouse on Rodney Square within the Hotel Dupont.  The procession will begin at 2PM from The Grand Opera House (818 N. Market Street) to The Playhouse on Rodney Square within the Hotel Dupont (1007 N. Market St.).  The ceremony held at The Playhouse is by invitation only and will begin following the procession around 2:15PM. Guests are welcome to line Market Street while the graduates process to the ceremony location.  

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Registration for Pre-College Art Studio Week now open
April 22nd 2016

The Delaware College of Art and Design is again offering its popular Pre-College Art Studio Week Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 22. The one-week intensive studio experience has been created for rising junior and senior high school students who are serious about preparing for college admission in the fields of art and design. To learn more about the Pre-College Art Studio Week, contact Director of Continuing Education Jane Campbell at or visit  

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DCAD Annual Egg Drop + Accepted Student Day launches Tuesday, April 19
April 4th 2016

The Delaware College of Art and Design’s 3D Design students will again continue the school’s annual Egg Drop tradition on Tuesday, April 19, inviting accepted students to join in on the festivities this year. The Egg Drop will take place in the DCAD parking area from 12 to 2PM on Tuesday, April 19, with a rain date of Thursday, April 21, 2016.  

Accepted students will have the opportunity to join in on the festivities this year and watch these egg-xcellent flying contraptions in action while mingling with current faculty, students, and future classmates. A picnic lunch will be provided as well as optional campus tours after the event. Excused absent notes will be provided if needed. Accepted students are asked to RSVP by April 15 by calling the Admissions Office at 302.622.8000 ext. 118 or emailing

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