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Calling all artists!

Get your artwork in front of adoring eyes by hosting your own art exhibit and reception at The Grand.

We are actively seeking artists to exhibit their work for the coming year in both galleries. Along with the opportunity to show your work for a month, artists will take part in the City of Wilmington’s Art On the Town, also known as “Art Loop,” on first Fridays. All shows will be listed in Out & About Magazine, distributed to local businesses and galleries, and on the Art Loop and The Grand’s websites.

Not only will you be getting exposure and potential sales for your work, but you will be giving enrichment and enjoyment to patrons, performing artists, staff, and other visitors.

Click here for more information about the Art Loop.

For artists interested in exhibiting their work at The Grand please download our Artist Application and Exhibit Guidelines below:

Artist Application
Exhibit Guidelines

Gallery Hours:

Monday–Friday, 9 am–3 pm, by appointment only.

Please contact eberman@grandopera.org or call 302-658-7897 x3256 for an appointment.

Click on the gallery tabs to see who is exhibiting in May 2022!


Sarah Baptist

Wilmington: An Artist's View

(May 3 - May 31, 2022)

Bust Stop Market Street

Sarah Baptist “Wilmington: An Artist’s View

Sarah Baptist loves painting urban landscapes. Sarah sees wonderful painting subjects all around her! The impact of vertical and horizontal structures…how they conflict and contrast with each other and yet morph into their own composed design fascinates Sarah, who is known for her paintings of poles and wires but enjoys painting all sorts of cityscapes and street scenes en plein air and in her home studio in North Wilmington.

As a theatrical scenic painter for 20+ years, Sarah helped create worlds physically on a stage. (yes, even Delaware Theater Co!) Now as a full time artist, she creates worlds on a smaller, more personal scale.

Recently, Sarah focused on downtown Wilmington as her subject. This show features that work.

You can see more of Sarah’s work at: SarahBaptistArt.com or Instagram.com/sbaptistart

Tisa Della-Volpe

Flexible Water: Above and Below

(May 3 - May 31, 2022)

Tisa Della Volpe Water Dancer.jpg

Tisa Della-Volpe

Flexible Water: Above and Below

Known for her dance, theatre and sports photography, Tisa Della-Volpe changes course and shares her photographic exhibit of ever changing reflections and abstracts collected over years of messing around boats and marinas. An introduction to her new project of dancers under water adds to the mystique of water’s flexibility.

Tisa Della-Volpe

My photography started out as a service to the dance community I had long been a part of; thus “photography from the eye of a dancer.” Things have progressed far beyond that now, so I quip, that I am just a girl looking for some action.”

I take great interest in not only my own passions, but also those of others in their many niches of passions that are connected by a common thread of exuberance, thrills and skills of their own, cheering or applause, and joys of life events. It is important for me to “get into their world” to find out what makes that niche tick. However, my outdoor nature time, especially around water, is a most important passion that I must have.

The health and safety of our patrons is always at the forefront of our minds and we welcome audiences back to enjoy the live performing arts once again.

The health and safety of our patrons is always at the forefront of our minds and we welcome audiences back to enjoy the live performing arts once again.

In line with the new CDC guidance released Friday, February 25, 2022, The Grand has announced it will suspend all COVID-19 mitigation efforts effective immediately. Patrons will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test to enter one of The Grand’s three theaters. Though masking is still recommended by the CDC in “congregate areas” (such as concert halls and theaters), patrons will no longer be required to wear a mask when attending a performance at Copeland Hall, the baby grand, or The Playhouse on Rodney Square.

The suspension of these policies goes into effect immediately (March 2, 2022). The Grand reserves the right to adjust this suspension should conditions warrant in line with evolving CDC recommendations. Should a change occur, patrons will receive an email and text message prior to their scheduled performance. Resident companies, rentals, and other events at one of The Grand’s three theaters may still opt to enforce their own mitigation efforts despite the relaxation of our policies.

Vaccine And Test Policy

Beginning March 2, 2022, The Grand and The Playhouse on Rodney Square will no longer require that our visitors and audience members provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR test to attend all indoor public performances and events in all venues.

Indoor Mask Policy

Though masking is still recommended by the CDC in “congregate areas” (such as concert halls and theaters), patrons will no longer be required to wear a mask when attending a performance at Copeland Hall, the baby grand, or The Playhouse on Rodney Square. Although we have removed the requirement, patrons are strongly encouraged to continue to wear masks for their own comfort and peace of mind.

Updated: March 2, 2022

CONTACT

Eric Berman
Community Events Manager
302-658-7897 x 3256
eberman@grandopera.org

DOWNLOADS

Artist Application
Exhibit Guidelines