Call to Artists

Call to Artists

After our Art on the Riverwalk Tour (ART)’s successful launch of ‘Phase One’,where six public art works were created and placed in Milford, we are now launching ‘Phase Two’.  All artists living/working in Kent and Sussex Counties are invited to apply. Please click on logo for the complete application Each selected artist will receive a $600 fee and up to $250 for art materials. The 4-foot art works will be permanently displayed along Milford’s Mispillion Riverwalk. In addition to the existing 6 artworks, 12 more artworks will be commissioned for a total of 18 after three years. This is an exciting innovative way of approaching public art and we look forward to your submission. If you  have any questions, please contact me at (302) 839-1180 or e-mail director@downtownmilford.org Many thanks for your participation in this exciting and successful...

Welcome to Downtown Milford

        River Town.                    Art Town.                  Home Town. We are a community born of the river.  It is the mill at the crossing of the Mispillion that formed our name.   This river was home to two centuries of shipbuilding that made us a center of maritime industry.  This river remains our link to the vital waters of this great peninsula. Though the nature of the river has changed, it is no less important to our lives.  It bisects our downtown, makes us the heart of two counties, and is the centerpiece of a rebirth centered on recreation, the arts, and community. Our downtown is the heart of our creative transformation.  Our galleries, shops, and performance spaces are gathering places for people from all walks of life.  Our events allow us to celebrate the place we call home. We remain a center of commerce for a rural community, an escape from the pressures of urban life, and a community centered on family.  We are the kind of place where a children’s class inspires leaders, a landscape inspires artists, and a history inspires vision. We are Milford, Delaware We are proud to present our  River Town Sponsors   Please click on their logo to see their website We are also a proud member of …...