DAA’s Arts Rendezvous in New Castle County 2016 Election Year program featured a panel of candidates for the Delaware Lieutenant Governor and US Congress races.

DAA Advocacy Activities in 2017

Dance troop Sankofa performs at the 2016 Arts Advocacy Awards

May 2017

Delaware Arts Advocacy Day

May 4, 2017 11 am to 2 pm

House Hearing Room, Legislative Hall, Dover, DE

Join DAA for the 2nd Delaware Arts Advocacy Day!  This is a great opportunity to advocate for the arts to your elected state officials.

Debra Heffernan, State Representative for the 6th District is sponsoring Delaware Arts Advocacy Day. The 2017 program will consider the connection between arts and education and will inform legislators how the arts play a vital role in shaping Delaware’s future workforce.

Delaware Arts Advocacy Day’s program agenda is:

  • 11 am to 12 pm: Introductions by Representative Heffernan and Senator Brian Bushweller, followed by performances and artwork from Delaware elementary school students.
  • 12 pm to 1 pm:Art-Education: The Key to Delaware’s Workforce of the Future” panel moderated by Jeff M. Poulin, arts education program manager at Americans for the Arts, with Delaware Secretary of Education Dr. Susan Bunting participating. The panel will include six speakers encompassing the arts and business sectors, two from each sector and county in Delaware.
  • 1 pm to 2 pm: DAA’s Institutional Supporters will share videos on arts education. Delaware Arts Advocacy Day will conclude with readings from Poetry Out Loud state champion Cecilia Ergueta of Wilmington Friends School and first runner up Shalyn Littlejohn of Hodgson Vo-Tech.

Please join DAA and show your support of the arts in Delaware!


July 2017

Arts Rendezvous Kent County


Join friends and DAA Members in Kent County for an evening of networking and learning through DAA’s Arts Rendezvous program.  Stay tuned for details on our date, location, topic and speaker!

September 2017

Arts Rendezvous Sussex County

University of Delaware Georgetown Campus

Join DAA for an evening of networking and learning in Sussex County.  Our Arts Rendezvous program will focus on the arts and economic development in partnership with the University of Delaware’s Institute for Public Administration.  Stay tuned for more details!


Arts Rendezvous New Castle County


Join DAA for an evening of networking and learning in New Castle County.  Our Arts Rendezvous program will focus on arts education.  Stay tuned for more details!




University of Delaware a capella group Vocal Point performing at the 2016 Arts Advocacy Awards.