Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

The Arts

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Welcome to The Arts at Delaware County Community College!

Now in its tenth season, the Arts at Delaware County Community College gives you exciting opportunities to experience the arts. The New Music concert series offers an impressive lineup of contemporary performances you won't want to miss. The Art Gallery currently hosts eight visual art exhibitions showcasing the work of students as well as professional artists of national and international reputation. In addition to exhibitions, artists are periodically invited to hold lectures, collaborative projects, and workshops for the College community and the public. The Drama Department is committed to providing a comprehensive theatre education to our students while bringing the results to the community through a vibrant, thought-provoking production each semester. Our goal is to make the College a cultural destination and contribute to the arts environment available in the Philadelphia region.

2018/19 Arts Season


Visual Arts Series

Art Gallery | Room 2305 | Marple Campus
FREE Admission | Monday – Friday | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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On View March 6–April 12, 2019

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At the Window: Photography by Jiaqi Pan

Exhibition Reception & Artist Talk Wednesday March 20, 10:15 a.m.–2 p.m.

Philadelphia-based photographer Jiaqi Pan’s work combines repetitive structures with strikingly empathetic portraits, resulting in a series that challenges viewers to look more closely at the spaces they encounter every day.

On View May 2–June 6, 2019 

A.F.A. Graduation Exhibition

A.F.A. Graduation Exhibition

Opening Reception Thursday, May 2 | 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

This annual exhibition features the work of students graduating from the Associate in Fine Art (A.F.A.) degree program in Graphic Design, Photography and Studio Art. Learn More About the A.F.A. Degree Program »

On View June 19–July 17, 2019 

Senior Community Services Art Show

Senior Community Services Art Show

Opening Reception Wednesday, June 19 | 4–7 p.m.

Senior Community Services of Delaware and Chester Counties presents its 15th annual art show. Learn More About SCS »


Spring Student Musical Production

Large Auditorium | Academic Building | Marple Campus
$10 General Admission
Available online & at the door

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April 4–6 & 11–13 at 7 p.m.

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The Full Monty

Book by Terrence McNally
Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek
Directed by Beth Criscuolo

While spying on their wives at a "Girls' Night Out," a group of unemployed steelworkers from Buffalo sees how much they enjoy watching male strippers. Jealous, out of work and feeling emasculated, the men come up with a bold and unclothed way to make some quick cash. In preparing, they find themselves extremely exposed; not merely physically but emotionally. As they conquer their fears, self-consciousness and prejudices, the men come to discover that they're stronger as a group, and the strength that they find in each other gives them the individual courage to "let it go." Source: Music Theatre International

The Full Monty is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com

This show contains adult language, mature content and partial nudity. Not recommended for children under 17 years of age.


New Music Concert Series

Large Auditorium | Academic Building | Marple Campus

FREE for Students & Employees of DCCC
Student and employee tickets only available at the door

$10 General Admission
Available online & at the door
 

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Sunday, March 24 at 3 p.m.

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counter)induction

Chamber Quintet

In its nineteen years of virtuosic performances and daring programming, the composer/performer collective counter)induction has established itself as a force of excellence in contemporary music, being hailed by The New York Times for its “fiery ensemble virtuosity” and for its “first-rate performances” by The Washington Post. Learn More »

Sunday, April 14 at 3 p.m.

Hub New Music

Hub New Music

Flute, Clarinet, Violin & Cello Quartet

Celebrating the fluidity and diversity of voices in today’s classical music landscape, Hub New Music is “one of the most talked about younger contemporary classical ensembles” (Oregon ArtsWatch). With its unique instrumentation of flute, clarinet, violin, and cello, this ensemble has been praised for its performances of adventurous repertoire. Learn More »

Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m.

Duo Cortona

Duo Cortona

Soprano & Violin Duo

This ensemble explores new sounds and possibilities for its intimate, expressive, and vital combination.  Duo Cortona works to establish a new and thus far unexplored repertoire, pursuing the endless possibilities of this union.
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