Institutional Archives

Museum Chronology 
Exhibition History 
Architectural Collection 
WSFA Records
Executive Directors


The Institutional Archives preserves and makes available non-current historical records of the Museum and historical materials relevant to the work of the institution. It is the primary source of information concerning past activities, events and functions of the Museum, including records of the Museum offices and papers of the staff reflecting their professional activities. Collections include administrative and program records, correspondence and professional papers of former staff, photographs, and records of exhibitions held at the Museum.

Mission of the Institutional Archives

The Delaware Art Museum seeks to preserve its historical records and the professional papers of Museum staff and associated individuals for research use. The Institutional Archives is the official repository for these records.