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Seventeenth annual Delaware Day competition winners announced

Written on: December 18th, 2018 in EducationNews

Program encourages students to study the U.S. Constitution and Delaware’s role in its creation.


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museums

Jason Bakke receives a 2018 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award

Written on: November 15th, 2018 in MuseumsNewsVolunteerism

Division volunteer honored for his work in developing programming at the Zwaanendael Museum and expanding its outreach beyond Lewes into Sussex County.


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news

Successes reviewed; future plans discussed at division all-staff meeting on Oct. 15, 2018

Written on: October 24th, 2018 in News

Staff and volunteers recognized during the event.


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collections

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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news

Division employee makes National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 40-Under-40 list

Written on: May 25th, 2018 in NewsPreservation

Carlton Hall, a cultural preservation specialist and historian in the Delaware State Historic Preservation Office was honored for his research into the state’s African-American history.


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museums

Johnson Victrola Museum holds rededication ceremony

Written on: May 1st, 2018 in Museums

April 7, 2018 event celebrated the museum’s 50th anniversary.


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preservation

Division architectural historian Kara Briggs completes historic-preservation fellowship

Written on: April 2nd, 2018 in Preservation

ARCUS Professional Fellowships strengthen the skills of emerging leaders in the cultural heritage and historic preservation movement.


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collections

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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news

Presentation to Kent County Levy Court celebrates Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums

Written on: March 16th, 2018 in News

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


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museums

Division releases 2017 annual report

Written on: January 30th, 2018 in MuseumsNewsPreservation

Report illustrates the programs and services that led to the division’s accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums.


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