Upcoming Exhibitions

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 1, 2015 - August 1, 2018

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

Hiermonyous Bosch, Garden of Earthly Delights: Adam and Eve, 2015. Stan Smokler (born 1939). Welded and painted steel, 24 x 20 x 14 inches. Courtesy Kim Foster. Gallery, New York, NY.

Reconstructed Elements: Richard H. Bailey, Helen Mason, Stan SmoklerSeptember 5, 2015 - January 3, 2016

This community-curated exhibition features three regional contemporary sculptors. Richard H. Bailey, Helen Mason, and Stan Smokler will showcase works in media ranging from stone to steel to rubber. To view large images and caption information, click below. [gallery link="file" ids="4896,4897,4898"] ABOUT OUTLOOKS The Delaware Art Museum’s Outlooks Exhibition Series encourages community ... Read More

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Helen Farr Sloan, 1911–2005September 26, 2015 - January 10, 2016

Helen Farr Sloan was a painter, a printmaker, and an art instructor who dedicated most of her career to promoting the art of her husband, the realist painter and illustrator John Sloan (1871–1951). Since her death in 2005, the Museum has received a substantial number of Helen Farr Sloan’s prints, drawings, and paintings—from her own estate and as donations in her memory. This exhibition show... Read More

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Poetry in Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelite Art of Marie Spartali StillmanNovember 7, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Marie Spartali Stillman (1844–1927) was one of a small number of professional female artists working in the second half of the 19th century. She was an important presence in the Victorian art world of her time and closely affiliated with members of the Pre-Raphaelite circle. This exhibition will be co-curated by Margaretta Frederick, Delaware Art Museum’s Chief Curator and Curator of the Museu... Read More

Frank Romero, Death of Rubén Salazar, 1986, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum,Museum purchase made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment. © 1986, Frank Romero

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

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 States and features artists of Mexican, Puerto R... Read More