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.

Boycott Grapes, Support the United Farm Workers Union, 1973. Xavier Viramontes (born 1947). Offset lithograph on paper, image: 21 3/4 x 16 inches, sheet (irregular): 23 5/8 x 17 1/2 inches.  Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tomás Ybarra-Frausto. © 1973, Xavier Viramontes.

Our America: The Latino Presence in American ArtMarch 5, 2016 - May 29, 2016

Ver la versión española de esta página. Organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art presents the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the United States since the mid-20th century, when the concept of a collective Latino identity began to emerge. Our America showcases the rich diversity of Latino communities in the United St... Read More

Boycott Grapes, Support the United Farm Workers Union, 1973. Xavier Viramontes (born 1947). Offset lithograph on paper, image: 21 3/4 x 16 inches, sheet (irregular): 23 5/8 x 17 1/2 inches.  Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tomás Ybarra-Frausto. © 1973, Xavier Viramontes.

Nuestra América: la presencia latina en el arte estadounidenseMarch 5, 2016 - May 29, 2016

Organizada por el Smithsonian Museo de Arte Americano, Nuestra América: La presencia latina en el arte estadounidense presenta la rica y variada contribución de artistas latinos en los Estados Unidos desde mediados del siglo 20, cuando el concepto de una identidad latina colectiva comenzó a emerger. Nuestra América resalta la diversidad de las comunidades latinas en los Estados Unidos e incluy... Read More

Genius of Art (detaila0, 1903 1905. Howard Pyle (1853-1911). Oil on canvas glued to plywood, 116 x 65 inches. Delaware Art Museum, Gift of Louisa du Pont Copeland, 1923.

Howard Pyle MuralsAugust 14, 2015 - December 31, 2020

Beginning in August 2015, the complete set of nine mural panels painted by Howard Pyle (1853 – 1911) for the drawing room of his home at 907 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware will be semi-permanently installed in one of the Vinton Illustration galleries on the second floor of the Museum. Two of the panels were on view during the retrospective of Pyle’s work at the Museum in fall 2011. Ove... Read More