Celebrate Art on the Riverfront as West Street comes alive on Sunday, September 22 at the Delaware Contemporary’s inaugural Art Festival. Coinciding with Peace Week Delaware, and as a vibrant part of the Wilmington Riverfront community, neighbors such as the Delaware Children’s Museum and the Delaware Theater Company are coming together to bring a day full of fun workshops, activities, food, entertainment, and art for guests of all ages.

Event Highlights Include:

  • Spaceboy Clothing: On-site screen printing of West Street Art Festival Totes
  • Monet Le’Mon: Chalk walk project that weaves from The Delaware Contemporary to the Delaware Children’s Museum (weather permitting)
  • @ the Delaware Children’s Museum: Exploding sidewalk chalk science experiment, chalk recipe in Studio D, and chalk giveaways!
  • Spoken word and musical entertainment will be performed throughout the day by Mir On Air, Saxophone & Lester London, Ms. WeCare, Poetic Prodigy, and You Know The Vibes
  • Food trucks: Outlandish Food Truck and MooMobile by University of Delaware Creamery
  • Art-making Workshops: mask-making, photography, and sculpture
  • Delaware Pacem in Terris Visionary Peace Youth Art exhibition
  • Improv drama performances and activities by the Delaware Theatre Company
  • Additional ticketed obstacle course, slide, interactive games and activities

This event is designed to highlight Riverfront Wilmington as a vibrant, one-stop destination for families while continuing our longstanding work to foster the creativity of area youth and build a welcoming venue for art lovers and art learners alike.

More information and sponsorship opportunities can be found here.


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