Delaware State of the Arts Podcast

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Delaware State of the Arts is a weekly podcast that presents interviews with arts organizations and leaders who contribute to the cultural vibrancy of communities throughout Delaware. Delaware State of the Arts is provided as a service of the Division of the Arts, in partnership with NEWSRADIO 1450 WILM and 1410 WDOV.

Recent Podcasts

  • Delaware State of the Arts Podcast – August 14, 2022
    Andy Truscott interviews Leslie Shaffer, the Executive Director of the Delaware Contemporary, located on Wilmington’s Riverfront. The Delaware Contemporary is an art space that infuses contemporary art and creativity into our community through compelling exhibitions, dynamic educational experiences, and access to the artistic process. Founded in 1979 by artists, The Delaware Contemporary presents exhibitions of […]
  • Delaware State of the Arts Podcast – July 31, 2022
    Andy Truscott interviews Dr. Traci Currie, the Program Director for the CityFest ArtsWork Youth Apprenticeship Program at the Urban Artist Exchange in Wilmington, Delaware. Cityfest Arts Work began its inaugural 6-week summer program in June 2020 with 12 youth apprentices, 4 teaching artists, 1 volunteer community member, a yoga instructor and the program director – […]
  • Delaware State of the Arts Podcast – July 24, 2022
    Andy Truscott interviews Pam Manocchio, the newly appointed Executive Director of The Grand Opera House and The Playhouse on Rodney Square about the upcoming events this summer and beyond at Wilmington’s historic theatre complex. To take a look at upcoming events at The Grand or The Playhouse on Rodney Square, visit This podcast appeared […]
  • Delaware State of the Arts Podcast – July 17, 2022
      Andy Truscott interviews David Pickrell and Marcia Reed about the upcoming Ladybug Music Festival in Downtown Milford, Delaware on July 30 from 2-9pm. To learn more about the 2022 Milford Ladybug Festival visit or     This podcast appeared first on Delaware Division of the Arts - State of Delaware.

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Interested in being interviewed, either to promote an upcoming event, your work in the arts, or an issue relevant to Delaware’s arts and entertainment sector?

To request an interview, click the link below and submit your name, organization (if applicable), topic, email and phone number, and weekend you would like your interview to become available. Someone from the Division of the Arts will respond to schedule an interview by Zoom.

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Podcasts from Pre-2014 

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Listen to past podcast interviews from our archives dating back to 2014. If you would like podcast from pre-2014, please feel free to contact us at

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