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Delaware Senate passes concurrent resolution recognizing the division’s accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums

Written on: June 22nd, 2018 in CollectionsMuseumsNews

Accreditation is the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.


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“Delaware Railroads: Elegant Travel and Timely Transport” exhibit to open at the Zwaanendael Museum on July 7, 2018

Written on: June 19th, 2018 in CollectionsExhibitsMuseums

Exhibit explores the history of rail travel and transport in the First State.


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The man who talked to birds

Written on: April 2nd, 2018 in CollectionsMuseums

Charles Kellogg was a conservationist and Victor recording artist.


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Gov. Carney signs Abandoned Cultural Property Act

Written on: March 28th, 2018 in CollectionsMuseums

Law allows Delaware museums to establish title to property that has been donated or left with them after a loan period has terminated and the lender could not be found.


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100th anniversary of the sinking of the USS Jacob Jones

Written on: November 20th, 2017 in CollectionsMuseumsNews

Destroyer named for Delaware’s Commodore Jacob Jones, a hero of the War of 1812.


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Social practices in art

Written on: November 16th, 2017 in CollectionsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Article explores artist Denis A. Volozan and his portrait of George Washington which hangs in The Old State House.


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Gov. Carney celebrates national accreditation of Delaware’s state-museum system

Written on: October 9th, 2017 in CollectionsMuseumsNews

American Alliance of Museums’ accreditation is the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.


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Division director Tim Slavin interviewed on museum accreditation

Written on: September 15th, 2017 in CollectionsMuseumsNews

Article published in the American Alliance of Museums newsletter.


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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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“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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