DELAWARE CENTER FOR THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS  Midnight in Wilmington: A 1920s Art Salon

Wilmington, DE (16 April 2012) The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts announces its Spring 2012 Fundraiser Midnight in Wilmington: A 1920s Art Salon to benefit DCCA's education and exhibition programs. The event will be held at the DCCA on the evening of Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 8 pm to Midnight. Guests are encouraged to attend in 1920s roaring twenties costume. Jazz era entertainment will be provided by the e. shawn qaissaunee quartet and University of Delaware's The Bootleg Duo.  A special performance will provided by Madame Xavia Yvonne Zentropay and Charleston lessons will commence at 9 pm with instructors from the BlueBallroom in Wilmington, DE. Specialty drinks will be prepared by mixologists from Catherine Rooney's Hummingbird to Mars with Lucid Absinthe who also is a sponsor of the event.  Guests will admire vintage cars and will also enjoy sketch artists, photo opportunities, mediums, and 1920s character celebrities as well as tasty bites inspired by the roaring '20s. A portion of ticket sales will benefit AIDS Delaware. Tickets are available online via DCCA's website at: or by phone at 302-656-6466 x7103.

Press is invited to attend.  Please contact Director of Marketing and Communications Sara Monserrat Teixido at to be
placed on the RSVP list.

The DCCA would like to acknowledge our event sponsors: AIDS Delaware, Aztec Printing,

BlueBallroom, Hummingbird to Mars, Lucid Absinthe, and Rainbow Chorale.

Ticket prices for this event: 
Zelda & F. Scott Ticket: $35 
(Under age 35) until April 25, 2012
Cash Bar 
Member Ticket: $50

Cash Bar 


Future Member Ticket: $60  
Cash Bar 


Gatsby Ticket: $125 
(Includes premium parking, Open bar - excludes premium specialty drinks, and one ticket to photo booth.) 

Tickets are available online via our website at: or by phone at 302-656-6466 x7103.
About the DCCA
The DCCA, a non-collecting art museum founded in 1979, presents over 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 rents 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 integrate 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

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

DCCA exhibitions and programs are made possible, in part, by individual contributions; member support; and by major grants from Bank of America, Borgenicht Foundation, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, DuPont, ING DIRECT, 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 National Endowment for the Arts.  Additional support is provided by The Christmas Shop Foundation; Delaware Humanities Forum, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities; The First State Gridiron Board; The Gilliam Foundation; I Could Do Great Things Foundation; Puffin Foundation; United Way of Delaware; Walmart; Wilmington Flower Market; and by Amtrak - Official Transportation Provider for the DCCA.   

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

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 South Madison St
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
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