FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release
Contact:
Sara Monserrat Teixido
Director of Marketing & Communications
steixido@thedcca.org
302-656-6466 x7110
Wilmington, Del. - 7 October 2010 - The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts announces a FREE gallery talk by British Artist David Mabb on Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 2 pm.  The press is invited to attend. 
                                                                         
FREE ARTIST GALLERY TALK

Please join the DCCA for a special FREE guest lecture. 
Pre-registration recommended.
Please leave a message on our events hotline at 302-656-6466 ext. 7100.

David Mabb speaks about
The Morris
Kitsch Archive

Sunday, October 10, 2010

2 - 3 pm David Mabb Talk
3 - 5 pm Wine & Cheese Reception



The Morris Kitsch Archive is an installation created by British artist David Mabb. Mabb will discuss The Morris Kitsch Archive on display in the Bieber Ham Gallery. The archive contains over 720 images of commercially produced domestic objects decorated with the textile and wallpaper designs of the extremely well-known and influential nineteenth-century English interior designer, writer, and social activist William Morris. Mabb's exhibition and talk are being held in conjunction with the University of Delaware's "Useful and Beautiful" conference and are sponsored, in part, by Goldsmiths University.

Learn more about the David Mabb exhibit The Morris Kitch Archive

Lecture info on website:   http://www.thedcca.org/content/adult-programs

For more information about the UofD conference, go to http: www.udel.edu/conferences/uandb/

To register please leave a message on our event hotline at 302-656-6466 x7100.
                                                                          
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To arrange docent-led tours for DCCA exhibitions, contact the Education Department at 302-656-6466 x7101.

About the DCCA
The DCCA, a non-collecting art museum founded in 1979, presents between 20 - 30 exhibitions annually of regionally, nationally and internationally recognized artists that explore topical issues in contemporary art and society, as well as symposia, lectures and tours. The DCCA provides individual studios to more than 25 artists, who also exhibit regularly within its galleries and throughout the region. The DCCA presents a variety of educational and outreach programs, including programs that integrates contemporary arts into the public school curriculum, and artists' residencies that feature collaboration with underserved community groups. The center is housed in a renovated industrial building at 200 South Madison St. in the heart of the rejuvenated Wilmington Riverfront.

DCCA gallery hours are:
10 am - 5 pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Noon - 5 pm Wednesday and Sunday
Admission is FREE

302-656-6466
www.thedcca.org

The DCCA is wheelchair-accessible.  Visitors with special needs are encouraged to call in advance.

DCCA exhibitions and programs are made possible, in part, through individual contributions; membersʼ support; major grants from AstraZeneca, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts; and by Amtrak - Official Transportation Provider for the DCCA.

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CONTACT

Sara Monserrat Teixido
Director of Marketing and Communications
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

302-656-6466 x7110
steixido@thedcca.org

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