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Kalmar Nyckel Foundation mounts new exhibit on Wilmington’s industrial past

Written on: June 28th, 2017 in ExhibitsNews

Exhibit supported by the National Park Service’s National Maritime Heritage Grant Program.


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Portraits of former Gov. and Mrs. Markell added to the State Portrait Collection

Written on: June 28th, 2017 in CollectionsExhibitsNews

Collection includes more than 200 works depicting many of the state’s most notable public figures.


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“Five Stories” explores the lives of people who lived and worked at the John Dickinson Plantation

Written on: April 26th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Dickinson family members, tenant farmers, tradesmen, free blacks, indentured servants and enslaved individuals are featured.


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Division museums closed on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017

Written on: April 11th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

New Castle Court House Museum, the Johnson Victrola Museum, The Old State House, the John Dickinson Plantation and the Zwaanendael Museum closed for the holiday.


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“Drawing America to Victory: The Persuasive Power of the Arts in World War I”

Written on: March 24th, 2017 in CollectionsExhibitsMultimediaNews

Online exhibit revolves around 27 World War I posters from the collections of the State of Delaware.


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“Rose Color to Gold to Glowing Red: Orville and Ethel Peets in Paris 1913-1914”

Written on: February 21st, 2017 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

New exhibit now open at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum.


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Sussex Gardeners deck the halls of the Zwaanendael Museum

Written on: December 15th, 2016 in EventsExhibitsHorticultureMuseumsNews

Holiday display through December 2016 features preserved flowers, fruit, evergreen branches and other plant material.


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Division’s exhibit of World War II photographs at Middletown Historical Society closed on July 21, 2017

Written on: August 24th, 2016 in ExhibitsNewsVolunteerism

Exhibit, which closed on July 21, 2017, featured photographs taken by Dover, Del. native William D. Willis from 1943 to 1945.


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Division produces rack cards advertising the state’s museums and DeBraak tours

Written on: July 28th, 2016 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Cards evoke the experiences that visitors can expect when they visit these iconic places in Delaware history.


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History abounds near Delaware’s beaches

Written on: June 23rd, 2016 in ArchaeologyCollectionsEventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

A wealth of historic sites are open for visitation.


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