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Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

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Address: 200 S. Madison St, Wilmington, DE
Phone Number: 302-656-6466
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Contemporary art to the hilt!

Fabulous, constantly changing exhibits. If you don't like one, go back in a couple months---something else will be there,

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Wilmington, DE
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Wilmington, DE
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Fabulous, constantly changing exhibits. If you don't like one, go back in a couple months---something else will be there,

Thank pretzel10ver
Middletown, Delaware, United States
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76 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

A great museum. Constantly changing and challenging exhibits by talented local and regional artists. Host location for Wilmingtons first Friday Art Loop. Free admission. Lunch and learn.

Thank Herbert F
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This cool little museum seems to fly under the radar ... unfamiliar & perhaps somewhat intimidating to the average area suburbanite, DCCA is a great showcase for area artists and the arts. Located near the riverfront, it hosts great 1st Fridays, fab second Wednesdays & killer shopping at their seasonal arts shows & truck shows. This is where you find... More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Consistently produces current plays and readings by quality, sometimes name actors, rendered in a professional manner. I have never witnessed an amateurish production. The area is indeed fortunate to have--and to attract--such talent. I never miss a season.

Thank Girleateth
Winchester, Virginia
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45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Thought the musuem was larger with more exhibits. We were only there for about 1/2 hour and that was really stretching it out. Do not park in any spaces that are not marked for the museum or you will get a warning (like we did) not to park in the lot beside the museum.

1 Thank Patricia M
North Carolina
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206 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The center was recommended by at staff member at another area attraction. He had told us that we would either love or hate it. We choose to ck it out as we are interested in a variety of art forms. The museum is not large so you might be able to spend an hour or so. Great location as its... More 

1 Thank RobertsMom
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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157 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great, small, FREE museum (those are my favorite kinds!) The various exhibits were colorful, wild, provocative, unusual, thought-provoking; yes, anything but boring. Listen to the other reviewers; leave the kids home! However, I do not consider anything I saw pornography; to me, it's ART.

3 Thank Cynthia F
Reading, Pennsylvania
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225 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Easy building to find with GPS with plenty of parking if you go on the weekend. We went on a Saturday afternoon and it was easy to walk around. There was a neat outdoor exhibit one story high made with colorful plastic milk crates. That right there says why modern art is exercise for the brain. It shows the uniqueness... More 

1 Thank joyceTL4
Silver Spring, Maryland
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735 reviews
272 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

DCCA is a cutting edge local art center which has an interesting variety of art, some of it leaning toward the interactive. We enjoyed the imPERFECT City exhibit and wished we could be there for one of the town hall meetings. An exhibit titled Healing Sutras gave us a totally new perspective on the art of embroidery. A Kickstarter financed... More 

Thank areview28
Dover, Delaware
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103 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

First off it is free. It is also small. Has wonderful ecletic pieces that you may hate or you may love. Wonderful space for emerging artists to showcase their work. Enjoyed it and look forward to going back to see new works. Wish they had an evening for adults only with alcohol and adult themes and classes. There were some... More 

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