Celebrate Art at the Riverfront

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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