3rd Annual West Street Art Festival

Join The Delaware Contemporary for their third annual celebration of art! This day of creative…
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Location
The Delaware Contemporary
Date
Sunday, June 12

Event Details

Date
Sunday, June 12
Location

The Delaware Contemporary
200 S. Madison St.,
Wilmington, DE 19801

Presented By
The Delaware Contemporary
Event Type
Ticket Cost
Free

Event Website

Description

Join The Delaware Contemporary for their third annual celebration of art! This day of creative fun features indoor and outdoor art-based activities, performances, vendors, food trucks, and refreshments. Festival highlights include fun and resourceful giveaways, creative activities through local partnerships, and artful commissions for local and emerging artists. Not only does West Street shine a light on the museum’s continued efforts to support local and emerging artists, but this festival provides a platform for artists and community-driven organizations to extend outreach and awareness.

Cityfest ARTS WORK PERFORMANCES
Emcees: Kaira Brown & Ameerah James
Program Director: Traci Currie

Cityfest Arts Work is a youth apprenticeship program under Cityfest, Inc., a nonprofit purposed to improve the quality of life for Wilmington citizens primarily through cultural and arts programming; promoting economic development; promoting City life; and all other charitable purposes. Performance emcees are a Cityfest Arts Work graduate and a current participant of the apprenticeship program.

Kuumba Academy Drumline

ALL DAY WORKSHOPS AND ACTIVITIES

Discover Space: OUTSIDE IN | Immersive installation by Leanna Bacani
– This installation creates a hyperreal experience through organic shapes and textures inspired by the Christina River on the Riverfront. The space will become a changing and developing ecosystem that will allow visitors to PLAY indoors. This installation will be on view at The Delaware Contemporary through May 2023!

Network Connect: Race Kits
– Reverse the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences. These kits include strategies and therapeutic tools for coping with anxiety.
– Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence will supply supplemental materials and resources about gun safety.

A Healthy Lifestyle juicing demonstration by Riverfront neighbor, The Juice Joint

Live Painting by local Artist, William “Brian” Mills
– See an artist in action! Visitors will have a chance to see Brian’s process through a collaborative painting.

Brandywine School District Youth Art Show

First State Ballet Theatre
– Make-your-own tiara and get photo ops with our costumed friends.

Delaware Blue Coats
– Interactive fun with basketball shoot & skee ball inflatables!

Delaware Children’s Museum
– Interactive fun with giant bubbles and oversized games

DJ Robb

Food and Refreshments:
– Chanda’s Food Bumps Food Truck
– MooMobile
– Cotton Candy and Popcorn

Map

Nearby

Parking

Willing Street,
Wilmington, DE
0.46 miles
815 Justison Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.52 miles

Food & Drink

313 S. Justison Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.10 miles
321 Justison St,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.11 miles
323 Justison Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.11 miles
329 Justison Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.14 miles
321 Justison St ,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.15 miles
110 South West Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.18 miles

Hotels

815 Justison Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.52 miles
700 King St.,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.70 miles
422 Delaware Avenue,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.79 miles
1007 North Orange Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
0.83 miles