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4th Annual West Street Art Festival

This day of creative fun features indoor and outdoor art-based activities, performances, vendors, food trucks, and refreshments. Festival highlights include fun and resourceful giveaways, activities by local partners, and live demonstrations from emerging to professional artists. The West Street Art Festival shines a light on the museum’s continued effort to support local and emerging artists. It provides a platform for artists and community-driven organizations and businesses to extend outreach and awareness.


Delaware Children’s Museum
Interactive fun with exploding chalk and oversized games

Live Painting by local Artist, Brian Mills 
See an artist in action! Visitors will have a chance to see Brian’s process through a collaborative painting. 

Christina School District Student Art Show

Delaware Blue Coats
Interactive fun with basketball shoot & skee ball

Win Prizes On Us
Fun Festival Style Games with Prizes like Festival Tote Bag, Gift Cards, Creative Courses, and Workshops!

Musical Entertainment
DJ Cale
John G. Coley Trio (1:30 - 3:30 PM)

Food and Refreshments
MooMobile, Wawa Pretzels, Wilmington Brew Works

Nourishing the Shared World: Guns to Gardens Part II
(Demonstration starts at 1 PM)

Witness Sculptor Brad Vanneman take decommissioned and disassembled gun parts and weld them into functional garden tools. The community mural project created during Nourishing the Shared World: Guns to Gardens on April 22 will be on display highlighting the power of community to come together on important issues that affect us all.

For more information, visit West Street Art Festival 2023 — The Delaware Contemporary (