CCAC Tribute To Vernon A. James

This video clip is part of a "Homage" series we are developing in honor of CCAC's 70+ years of service to our community. This installment celebrates the life of Vernon A. James, January 27,1950 - April 10, 2017, who served as CCAC Music Department Chair for nearly 20 years.

CCAC Music Programs For Everyone

You know Christina Cultural Arts Center is known for our varied dance programs, but did you know we also have high-quality music programs for all ages? This video highlights a sampling of what Christina offers! The Christina musicians featured here are Michael Honey, Jeremy Cole, Pyerce Oates and Bria Noelle.


Christina Cultural Arts Center Inc. partnered with WHYY TV to present this overdue courageous conversation. Those interested in continuing the conversation should e-mail

WHYY Delaware First - Christina Cultural Arts Center at 70

The mission of Christina Cultural Arts Center Inc. (CCAC) is to make affordable arts, education, career training, exhibitions and live performances accessible to youth and adults in a welcoming learning environment.

For nearly 70 years, CCAC has been an anchor in the Delaware arts community and Wilmington's Creative District, focusing on the tenets of Hope, Knowledge, Inspiration & Passion by providing instruction and performance/exhibition opportunities in music, dance, drama, visual arts and poetry.

Christina offers one of the only integrated arts and academic programs in Delaware, utilizing the power of arts to promote school success, career training, and positive social behavior.

We collaborate with local and national partners — business, educators, and artists — to promote the creative industry and advocate for the socio-economic impact of the arts in our community. Christina Cultural Arts Center is a member of the Mid Atlantic Foundation Jazz Touring Network.

Click here to read about Christina Cultural Arts Center’s new Shipley Street mosaic mural!

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“I am currently a senior at Hodgson Vo-Tech High School and have been dancing at Christina Cultural Arts Center since the age of three. CCAC has helped me build confidence and influenced my life in so many positive ways, exposing me to other creative arts areas like drama and music.”

Alexis Rogers (left)

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This organization is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on