Stop by The Delaware Contemporary on first Fridays for exhibition openings, open artists' studios, food trucks, cash bar, and new programming every month.

5 - 9 PM | FREE


April 6, 2018

Opening receptions for The Figure group exhibition, Guardians of the Image Makers group exhibition, UD Alumni and Lynn Sharp Award exhibitions, studio artist Ken Mabrey, and the 7th annual Delaware Fun-a-Day exhibition. Featuring DJ Skinny White and food trucks by Kapow, Koi on the go, and Maiale.

6 - 7 PM: Panel discussion featuring artists in The Figure.

7 - 9 PM: Delaware Fun-a-Day exhibition.

The Delaware Fun-a-Day exhibition will be on display through Sunday, April 8th.



May 4, 2018

Opening receptions for Friends’ Annual Juried Exhibition, Curatorial Fellow, UD MFA and Creative Arts Club exhibition and studio artist Jennifer Borders.

May the 4th Be with You - Sci-fi celebration


June 1, 2018

Opening receptions for Freire Art Club and studio artists Lauren Peters and Karoline Wileczek.


August 3, 2018

Opening receptions for The Future People, We Don't Live There, On Madison, Showcasing Our Own, Friends' Solo Exhibition: Michael Lindeman.


*Please note there is no Art Loop in July due to the 4th of July Holiday


Sponsored by the City of Wilmington, the Art Loop is a great way to view the exhibitions in our galleries and visit the artist studios during our extended gallery hours. Held on the first Friday of the month, Art Loop Wilmington is free and open to the public. 5 - 9 PM unless otherwise noted. 

Visit the City of Wilmington's website or follow Art on the Town, Wilmington, on Facebook for a downloadable version of the Art Loop Wilmington schedule each month.
* Please note: Some calendar exceptions apply when First Friday falls on a holiday weekend.


Support for all special events is generously provided by Dogfish Head Brewery.


Support for our free programming is generously provided by Principal Financial Group Foundation, Inc.