PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Feb
6
Fri
Glory of Stories
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences.

Ages 3 – 6.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Click here for more information.

January 23: Telephone by Mac Barnett
January 30: Louise Loves Art by Kelly Light

February 6: Monsters Love Colors by Mike Austin
February 13: The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20: The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27: Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Art is Tasty
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield
April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt
May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: Alegria Invade As Ruas/Happiness Invadesthe Streets 86, Jonas dos Santos
August 7: Atlantic City Beach, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Feb
8
Sun
Sunday Studio
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunday Studio

Each month, adults and children can create art together and experiment with new materials, techniques, and themes in the Bank of America Education Wing Studios—no reservations required!

Ages 7+ and adults.

January 11: Georges Méliès Poster Art
February 8: Love Letters & Valentines

This series is sponsored by AT&T.

Feb
13
Fri
Glory of Stories
Feb 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences.

Ages 3 – 6.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Click here for more information.

January 23: Telephone by Mac Barnett
January 30: Louise Loves Art by Kelly Light

February 6: Monsters Love Colors by Mike Austin
February 13: The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20: The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27: Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Art is Social: Valentine’s Day
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jesse RubenArt is Social is back by popular demand! Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your main squeeze or friends at the Delaware Art Museum! The evening includes a performance of live soulful pop-rock by Philadelphia singer/songwriter Jesse Ruben, a gallery scavenger hunt, and an interactive love letter wall. Plus, enjoy dessert and wine tastings by Sugar Tastes BetterSweet Somethings Desserts, and Columbus Inn.

Clay Date
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

PLEASE NOTE: This session is FULL.

Clay Date is back by popular demand! Led by Museum Studio Instructor. Clay Date is a different kind of evening activity for friends and dates to mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Space is limited, so sign up early! No experience necessary. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Must be 21 and over to participate.

Feb
20
Fri
Glory of Stories
Feb 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences.

Ages 3 – 6.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Click here for more information.

January 23: Telephone by Mac Barnett
January 30: Louise Loves Art by Kelly Light

February 6: Monsters Love Colors by Mike Austin
February 13: The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20: The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27: Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Feb
26
Thu
Concerts on Kentmere
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Concerts on Kentmere

The renowned Pyxis Piano Quartet returns for an engaging concert that features Pedro Tintorer’s Un Souvenir de L. van Beethoven, Alexandre Tansman’s Suite-Divertissement, and Robert Schumann’s powerful Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47.  

Save the dates:

March 26 Rosanne Vita Nahass, piano
April 30 Pyxis Piano Quartet

Feb
27
Fri
Glory of Stories
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences.

Ages 3 – 6.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Click here for more information.

January 23: Telephone by Mac Barnett
January 30: Louise Loves Art by Kelly Light

February 6: Monsters Love Colors by Mike Austin
February 13: The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20: The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27: Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Feb
28
Sat
Chinese New Year: Year of the Sheep
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Chinese New Year: Year of the Sheep

Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Delaware Art Museum! This celebration includes traditional Chinese art activities, artist demonstrations, a gallery scavenger hunt, a lion and folk dance and Chinese yo-yo performance by the Chinese American Community Center Folk and Lion Dance Troupes and Yo-Yo Club, and special folk dances by Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company. Artwork created by children from the Chinese School of Delaware to commemorate this holiday will be on view. All ages are welcome.

This program is presented in conjunction with Hanlin Chinese Culture Association.

There is no cost for Museum admission during Chinese New Year events and all galleries will be open throughout the day from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Schedule of Events

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Chinese New Year-inspired Art Activities & Scavenger Hunt

11:30 a.m. – Noon
Lion Dance, Folk Dance, and Chinese Yo-Yo Performance by the Chinese American Community Center Lion and Folk Dance Troupe and Yo-Yo Club

Noon – 2:00 p.m.
Chinese Dough Figuring & Wilmington Friends School Lantern Activity

Noon – 3:00 p.m.
Chinese Calligraphy

1:15 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Folk Dance Performances by Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

Mar
6
Fri
Art is Tasty
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield
April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt
May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: Alegria Invade As Ruas/Happiness Invadesthe Streets 86, Jonas dos Santos
August 7: Atlantic City Beach, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Dog Dogs Members Preview
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Members and their guests only

Celebrate the opening of Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs. Museum Members are invited to pose for photographs in a doggy photo booth and participate in a contest matching pets to their owners. Local animal awareness organizations will be on hand to provide adoption and welfare education. All guests will receive a “doggy bag” of goodies. A great time suitable for the entire family!

Curator Heather Campbell Coyle will lead tours of the exhibition at 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

RSVP by February 28 at 302.351.8506. or events@delart.org.

Partner organizations:
Camp Bow Wow
Concord Pet Food & Supplies
Delaware Humane Association
Faithful Friends

Delaware Today is a media sponsor.

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Mar
13
Fri
Clay Date
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

PLEASE NOTE: This session is FULL.

Clay Date is back by popular demand! Led by Museum Studio Instructor. Clay Date is a different kind of evening activity for friends and dates to mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Space is limited, so sign up early!

No experience necessary.

Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Must be 21 and over to participate.

Apr
3
Fri
Art is Tasty
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield
April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt
May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: Alegria Invade As Ruas/Happiness Invadesthe Streets 86, Jonas dos Santos
August 7: Atlantic City Beach, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Apr
10
Fri
Clay Date
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

Clay Date is back by popular demand! Led by Museum Studio Instructor. Clay Date is a different kind of evening activity for friends and dates to mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Space is limited, so sign up early! No experience necessary. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Must be 21 and over to participate.

May
1
Fri
Art is Tasty
May 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield
April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt
May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: Alegria Invade As Ruas/Happiness Invadesthe Streets 86, Jonas dos Santos
August 7: Atlantic City Beach, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

May
15
Fri
Clay Date
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

Clay Date is back by popular demand! Led by Museum Studio Instructor. Clay Date is a different kind of evening activity for friends and dates to mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Space is limited, so sign up early! No experience necessary. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Must be 21 and over to participate.

Jun
5
Fri
Art is Tasty
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield
April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt
May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: Alegria Invade As Ruas/Happiness Invadesthe Streets 86, Jonas dos Santos
August 7: Atlantic City Beach, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Jul
3
Fri
Art is Tasty
Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield
April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt
May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: Alegria Invade As Ruas/Happiness Invadesthe Streets 86, Jonas dos Santos
August 7: Atlantic City Beach, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Aug
7
Fri
Art is Tasty
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield
April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt
May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: Alegria Invade As Ruas/Happiness Invadesthe Streets 86, Jonas dos Santos
August 7: Atlantic City Beach, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Sep
4
Fri
Art is Tasty
Sep 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield
April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt
May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: Alegria Invade As Ruas/Happiness Invadesthe Streets 86, Jonas dos Santos
August 7: Atlantic City Beach, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Oct
2
Fri
Art is Tasty
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield
April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt
May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: Alegria Invade As Ruas/Happiness Invadesthe Streets 86, Jonas dos Santos
August 7: Atlantic City Beach, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Nov
6
Fri
Art is Tasty
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield
April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt
May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: Alegria Invade As Ruas/Happiness Invadesthe Streets 86, Jonas dos Santos
August 7: Atlantic City Beach, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Dec
4
Fri
Art is Tasty
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield
April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt
May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: Alegria Invade As Ruas/Happiness Invadesthe Streets 86, Jonas dos Santos
August 7: Atlantic City Beach, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman