Current Exhibitions

The Delaware Art Museum regularly presents major traveling exhibitions, offering the community an opportunity to become familiar with a wide variety of artists and artistic movements. The Museum also displays smaller exhibitions, often assembled from its permanent collection, to complement larger shows or to bring select works to light.

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Performance NowJuly 12, 2014 - September 21, 2014

Curated by RoseLee Goldberg and co-organized by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York and Performa, New York, Performance Now presents a survey of visual performance art at the start of the 21st century. Goldberg first mapped the development of this art form in her seminal 1979 book, Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present. In 2004, she founded Performa, the international organi... Read More

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Retro·active: Performance Art from 1964–1987June 14, 2014 - September 21, 2014

Organized to complement the Museum’s showing of Performance Now, Retro·active presents a historical view of performance art. This important genre exploded onto the scene in the mid-1960s and has developed over the past 50 years to incorporate dance, music, theater, technology, and audience participation and to address aesthetic, personal, social, economic, and political concerns. Six groundbrea... Read More

Moving Shadows, 2001. R. William Lindsey, born 1941. Archival pigment print, 30 x 7 inches. Lent by the artist.

Transitions: The Brandywine Photo CollectiveMay 3, 2014 - August 10, 2014

The forms and moods of the natural world inspire the artists of the Brandywine Photo Collective, an informal group of regional photographers. Featuring 20 photographers from the Collective, this Outlooks exhibition showcases photographs that capture bright light and subtle shadow, the drifting of wind and water, and the human figure. Each image evokes an unfolding process or a brief moment in time... Read More