Art is in the eye of the beholder, whereas swollen retinas are in the eye of the bee holder. Get soul-stung by provocative and powerful art with today's Groupon: for $32, you get a one-year family membership to the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (a $65 value), located on the Wilmington Riverfront.
Within a facility featuring seven galleries and 26 art studios. the DCCA presents dozens of exhibitions each year to showcase innovative artwork from around the globe, while also hosting educational programs that explore several facets of art. With the family membership, two adults and their children under the age of 18 get the following benefits:
- Invitations to members’ evenings
- Bi-monthly e-newsletter
- 10% discount at Alternatives, the museum store
- Eligible for annual members’ juried exhibition and solo exhibition
- Members’ price for DCCA programs and events
- Member discounts at local businesses
While the DCCA aesthetically displays world-class exhibits—currently showing is The Book: A Contemporary View, with work from 48 artists—the museum also hosts children's programs, camps, lectures and more. Fledgling young artists can hone their brushstrokes at an art class or summer camp, learning expressive techniques and contemporary art perspectives from professionally trained instructors. Adults can delve into the artistic domain as well with the seasonal lecture series, where scholars explore artistic themes, including Russian avant-garde publications, the role of books in art history, and how the Renaissance masters may have created exquisite portraits of answering machines.
200 S Madison St.
Wilmington, Delaware 19801Get Directions