PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Dec
15
Fri
Glory of Stories
Dec 15 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Dec
16
Sat
Highlights Tour
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Dec
17
Sun
Highlights Tour
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Cartoon Christmas Trio with the Wilmington Children’s Chorus
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm

Celebrate the holidays with the Cartoon Christmas Trio and the Wilmington Children’s Chorus! Since its inception in 1995 by bassist Rob Swanson, the trio’s focus has been music from classic Christmas cartoons, including the “Peanuts” soundtracks. The Cartoon Christmas Trio has played hundreds of shows with live appearances on NBC, ABC, and NPR. For this concert, they will be joined by the members of the Wilmington Children’s Chorus. Cash bar and light fare available.

Purchase tickets online or at the door (space permitting).

Dec
21
Thu
Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk

Celebrate the beginning of winter and take a break from your holiday shopping with a peaceful afternoon labyrinth walk in the Museum’s Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir. There is no fee for this program, but donations are accepted to help maintain the Museum’s labyrinth.

Dec
22
Fri
Glory of Stories
Dec 22 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Dec
23
Sat
Highlights Tour
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Dec 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Dec
24
Sun
Exhibition Tour
Dec 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Dec
27
Wed
Holiday Family Festivities
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday Family Festivities

Bring your family to the Museum over the holidays for festive art making and family-friendly celebration. Create a magical snow globe together in Kids’ Corner and find favorite works of art in the galleries.

Dec
28
Thu
Holiday Family Festivities
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday Family Festivities

Bring your family to the Museum over the holidays for festive art making and family-friendly celebration. Create a magical snow globe together in Kids’ Corner and find favorite works of art in the galleries.

Dec
29
Fri
Holiday Family Festivities
Dec 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday Family Festivities

Bring your family to the Museum over the holidays for festive art making and family-friendly celebration. Create a magical snow globe together in Kids’ Corner and find favorite works of art in the galleries.

Glory of Stories
Dec 29 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Dec
30
Sat
Holiday Family Festivities
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday Family Festivities

Bring your family to the Museum over the holidays for festive art making and family-friendly celebration. Create a magical snow globe together in Kids’ Corner and find favorite works of art in the galleries.

Highlights Tour
Dec 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Dec 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Dec
31
Sun
Holiday Family Festivities
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday Family Festivities

Bring your family to the Museum over the holidays for festive art making and family-friendly celebration. Create a magical snow globe together in Kids’ Corner and find favorite works of art in the galleries.

Exhibition Tour
Dec 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Jan
5
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jan 5 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Art is Tasty
Jan 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

2017-18 Topics

Click on the the dates below to register.

January 5: Reclining Nude, Abraham S. Baylinson

February 2: Tobias Curing his Father’s Blindness, Benjamin West

March 2: Toilet of a Roman Lady, Simeon Soloman

April 6: Trees in a Lane, John Ruskin, and Sycamore Tree, Andrew Wyeth

May 4: Eleanor of Aquitaine, Grace Hartigan

June 1: In the Park, Bernie Felch

July 6: March on Washington, Danny Lyon

August 3: The Mermaid, Howard Pyle

September 7: Rome II, Al Held

October 5: Indian Captives, Robert Weir

November 2: Selection from Juried Craft Exhibition

December 7: Covered Box with Peacock, Charles Robert Ashbee

Jan
6
Sat
Highlights Tour
Jan 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Jan
7
Sun
Highlights Tour
Jan 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Weaving Demonstrations
Jan 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Weaving Demonstrations

Visit with artists from the Harmony Weaving Guild and watch as they demonstrate weaving on the loom.

In the “Outlooks” gallery unless otherwise noted.

November 5 11:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
November 12 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.*
November 19 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
December 9 11:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
January 7 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

*In front of Museum Store

Exhibition Tour
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Jan
10
Wed
Community Preschool Fair
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Community Preschool Fair

Visit the Delaware Art Museum and learn about local preschools and enrichment programs. Afterward, families are welcome to play in Kids’ Corner and explore the art galleries together. We’ll have free coffee, and children of all ages are welcome.

Registration for schools is $25 per booth. Click here for school registration.

Jan
11
Thu
Inside Look Series
Jan 11 @ 6:30 pm
Inside Look Series

Join us for in-depth conversations in the galleries..

January 11 | 6:30 p.m. Sloan’s Etchings
January 14 | 1:00 p.m. Sloan’s Etchings

Jan
12
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jan 12 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Jan
13
Sat
Highlights Tour
Jan 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Jan
14
Sun
Sunday Studio
Jan 14 @ 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! Recommended for ages 6+ and adults.

January 14 Travel the USA
February 11 Prints and Patterns

Highlights Tour
Jan 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Inside Look Series
Jan 14 @ 1:00 pm
Inside Look Series

Join us for in-depth conversations in the galleries..

January 11 | 6:30 p.m. Sloan’s Etchings
January 14 | 1:00 p.m. Sloan’s Etchings

Exhibition Tour
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Highlights Tour
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Jan
15
Mon
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service

Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Museum in partnership with One Village Alliance and Raising Kings. Activities include gallery highlights, art making, mentorship opportunities, and more. Free; donations accepted.

Jan
18
Thu
Concerts on Kentmere: Celebrating the Works and Career of John Sloan
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm
Concerts on Kentmere: Celebrating the Works and Career of John Sloan

Celebrate John Sloan with Mozart’s Divertimento in E-flat Major for String Trio (4th movement), selections from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess (arranged by Heifitz), and Reynaldo Hahn’s Piano Quartet in G Major, No. 3. Each Thursday evening concert will begin with a short curator talk exploring connections with the collection. Audiences can enjoy coffee and desserts at intermission. The Museum is open late on Thursday evenings and the Thronson Café serves drinks and light fare before each concert. Snow date: Sunday, January 21 | 4:00 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Curator talk by Heather Campbell Coyle
8:00 p.m. Concert

Jan
19
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jan 19 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Jan
20
Sat
Highlights Tour
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Jan
21
Sun
Highlights Tour
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Jan
25
Thu
2018 Performance Series Preview
Jan 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2018 Performance Series Preview

Introducing a New Performance Series in 2018

The Museum is thrilled to announce a new 2018 Performance Series featuring a lineup of cutting-edge, multidisciplinary performances by regional, national, and international artists. Launching in February 2018, this series will present contemporary dance, music, spoken word, and theater performances that will address critical issues affecting the community, new experimentation’s in the field, and live music experiences.

Building on a long tradition of presenting performance programs and a renewed commitment to deepening engagement efforts, this series will generate opportunities for community connection, education, and civil discourse. Performances will be presented at the Museum and offsite at partnering organizations throughout Wilmington. Stay tuned for an announcement of performances in December.

Join us for an exclusive preview event to learn more about the 2018 Performance Series on January 25 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Ticket information is available online starting in November. Advance registration recommended. 

Jan
26
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jan 26 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Jan
27
Sat
Highlights Tour
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Jan
28
Sun
Highlights Tour
Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Curator Conversation
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm
Curator Conversation

Join Chief Curator and Curator of American Art Heather Campbell Coyle to explore the special exhibition An American Journey: The Art of John Sloan.

Feb
2
Fri
Glory of Stories
Feb 2 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Art is Tasty
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

2017-18 Topics

Click on the the dates below to register.

January 5: Reclining Nude, Abraham S. Baylinson

February 2: Tobias Curing his Father’s Blindness, Benjamin West

March 2: Toilet of a Roman Lady, Simeon Soloman

April 6: Trees in a Lane, John Ruskin, and Sycamore Tree, Andrew Wyeth

May 4: Eleanor of Aquitaine, Grace Hartigan

June 1: In the Park, Bernie Felch

July 6: March on Washington, Danny Lyon

August 3: The Mermaid, Howard Pyle

September 7: Rome II, Al Held

October 5: Indian Captives, Robert Weir

November 2: Selection from Juried Craft Exhibition

December 7: Covered Box with Peacock, Charles Robert Ashbee

Feb
3
Sat
Highlights Tour
Feb 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Spotlight Tour
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spotlight Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Feb
4
Sun
Highlights Tour
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Spotlight Tour
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spotlight Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Feb
9
Fri
Glory of Stories
Feb 9 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Feb
10
Sat
Highlights Tour
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Spotlight Tour
Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spotlight Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Feb
11
Sun
Sunday Studio
Feb 11 @ 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! Recommended for ages 6+ and adults.

January 14 Travel the USA
February 11 Prints and Patterns

Highlights Tour
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Spotlight Tour
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spotlight Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Feb
16
Fri
Glory of Stories
Feb 16 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Feb
17
Sat
Highlights Tour
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Spotlight Tour
Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spotlight Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Feb
18
Sun
Highlights Tour
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Spotlight Tour
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spotlight Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Feb
23
Fri
Glory of Stories
Feb 23 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Feb
24
Sat
Chinese New Year Celebration: The Year of the Dog
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Chinese New Year Celebration: The Year of the Dog

Celebrate the 12th Annual Chinese New Year at the Delaware Art Museum! This celebration includes traditional Chinese art activities, artist demonstrations, a lion and folk dance, a Chinese yo-yo performance by the Chinese American Community Center Folk and Lion Dance Troupes and Yo-Yo Club, and a special performance by Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company entitled Red Firecrackers: The Legend of the First Chinese New Year. Artwork created by children from the Chinese School of Delaware to commemorate this holiday will be on view. This program is presented in conjunction with the Hanlin Chinese Culture Association. Free; donations accepted.

Highlights Tour
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Feb
25
Sun
Highlights Tour
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Spotlight Tour
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spotlight Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Mar
2
Fri
Glory of Stories
Mar 2 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Art is Tasty
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

2017-18 Topics

Click on the the dates below to register.

January 5: Reclining Nude, Abraham S. Baylinson

February 2: Tobias Curing his Father’s Blindness, Benjamin West

March 2: Toilet of a Roman Lady, Simeon Soloman

April 6: Trees in a Lane, John Ruskin, and Sycamore Tree, Andrew Wyeth

May 4: Eleanor of Aquitaine, Grace Hartigan

June 1: In the Park, Bernie Felch

July 6: March on Washington, Danny Lyon

August 3: The Mermaid, Howard Pyle

September 7: Rome II, Al Held

October 5: Indian Captives, Robert Weir

November 2: Selection from Juried Craft Exhibition

December 7: Covered Box with Peacock, Charles Robert Ashbee

Mar
3
Sat
Highlights Tour
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Spotlight Tour
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spotlight Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Mar
4
Sun
Highlights Tour
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Spotlight Tour
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spotlight Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Mar
9
Fri
Glory of Stories
Mar 9 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Eye on Nature: Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin Members Preview
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Eye on Nature: Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin Members Preview

Members and their guests only

Save the date for this event celebrating the upcoming exhibition Eye on Nature: Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin. Look for additional information to be announced in the spring.

 

Mar
10
Sat
Highlights Tour
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Eighth Blackbird
Mar 10 @ 8:00 pm

A remarkable band of American contemporary musicians, the sextet Eighth Blackbird are four-time Grammy winners.

Eighth Blackbird is “one of the smartest, most dynamic contemporary classical ensembles on the planet” (Chicago Tribune). Launched by six entrepreneurial Oberlin Conservatory undergraduates in 1996, this Chicago-based super-group has earned its status as “a brand-name…defined by adventure, vibrancy and quality….known for performing from memory, employing choreography and collaborations with theater artists, lighting designers and even puppetry artists” (Detroit Free Press)

About the 2018 Performance Series

The Delaware Art Museum’s performance series features bold, adventurous works from a variety of art forms. With a focus on social justice and cutting edge creative performance, this series brings artists to Delaware who are pushing creative boundaries and responding to present day events in innovative ways. Performances will take place on the Museum’s campus and out in the community.

Mar
11
Sun
Sunday Studio
Mar 11 @ 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! Recommended for ages 6+ and adults.

January 14 Travel the USA
February 11 Prints and Patterns

Highlights Tour
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Mar
16
Fri
Glory of Stories
Mar 16 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Mar
17
Sat
Highlights Tour
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Mar
18
Sun
Highlights Tour
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Mar
23
Fri
Glory of Stories
Mar 23 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Mar
24
Sat
Highlights Tour
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Mar
25
Sun
Highlights Tour
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.

Mar
30
Fri
Glory of Stories
Mar 30 @ 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 2 and up.

December 15 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
December 22 Art and Max by David Wiesner
December 29 When the Sky Is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz

January 5 The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke
January 12 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
January 19 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peсa
January 26 Journey by Aaron Becker

February 2 Before Morning by Joyce Sidman
February 9 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 16 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
February 23 Dragon Dancing by Pierr Morgan

Group Reservations

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.

Mar
31
Sat
Highlights Tour
Mar 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour

Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.