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Not to be outdone by the Grand Opera House or the Baby Grand, the Playhouse on Rodney Square holds its own. Entertaining the residents of Wilmington for 146 years, this playhouse showcases national touring productions of Broadway shows. A beautiful Victorian theater which opened its doors in 1913, it was formerly known as the DuPont Theater. Currently, it holds concerts, comedies, musicals, all kinds of plays and tribute shows.
The Delaware Art Museum is a grandiose exhibition space that features an impressive collection of paintings and illustrations belonging to the Pre-Raphaelite period and the artistic trend of 19th and 20th Century America. Here, you get to see artworks by masterminds like Dante Rossetti, Simeon Solomon, Thomas Dewing, Raphaelle Peale, among several others. Besides featuring an awe-inspiring collection, the museum also hosts various art-related activities like exhibitions and workshops. Apart from that, the various halls located within the premises of the Delaware Art Museum are rented out for corporate functions, meetings, private gatherings, cocktail parties, and several other events.