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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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Division’s museums and collections awarded national accreditation

Written on: July 20th, 2017 in MuseumsNews

Accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums is the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.


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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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Carolyn Apple receives a Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award

Written on: October 26th, 2016 in CollectionsNewsVolunteerism

Division volunteer honored for her efforts in saving the William D. Willis World War II Photographic Collection.


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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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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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