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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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Division to sponsor 17 special programs during the 2017 winter-holiday season

Written on: November 16th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Eight holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.


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Commemorating the 250th anniversary of John Dickinson’s revolutionary “Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania”

Written on: November 9th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Website and public programs celebrate Dickinson’s pivotal role in setting the stage for the American Revolution.


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Dutch-American Heritage Day at the Zwaanendael Museum on Nov. 18, 2017

Written on: November 7th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Dutch-American Heritage Day commemorates Nov. 16, 1776, the date when the Netherlands became the first nation to recognize the newly independent United States.


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Division to sponsor 19 special events during October 2017

Written on: September 20th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Halloween programs, 18th century trades and William Penn Day among the events to be presented.


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Ceremony marks opening of “New Castle: Three Forts, One Community” exhibit

Written on: September 15th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.


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“Global to Local: International Events and the First State” series at the Zwaanendael Museum through March 24, 2018

Written on: September 7th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Series explores how world events have impacted Delaware’s history.


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“New Castle: Three Forts, One Community” exhibit at the New Castle Court House Museum

Written on: August 22nd, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.


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John Dickinson Plantation closed on Aug. 26 and 27, 2017 in support of Dover Air Force Base Open House

Written on: August 16th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

“Thunder Over Dover” is a free, two-day event that will feature aerial demonstrations, displays of current and historical aircraft, and more.


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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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