PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Apr
26
Sun
Workshop: Layering Constructs with Antonio Puri
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Layering Constructs with Antonio Puri @ Delaware Art Museum & DCCA

Saturday, April 25 – Meet at the Delaware Art Museum
Sunday, April 26 – Meet at the DCCA

Artists of all styles will have the opportunity to learn layering techniques with guest artist Antonio Puri that they will incorporate into their own artwork. This workshop will explore eastern concepts and combine them with western techniques such as wax and viscosity resits. This workshop is presented in conjunction with the Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts and the exhibition Layering Constructs. All Levels.

$50 material fee on first day.

For more studio art workshops like this one, click here.

Apr
30
Thu
Pyxis Piano Quartet with Dan McDougall, double bass
Apr 30 @ 7:30 pm

Dan McDougallThe beloved Pyxis Piano Quartet returns for their final concert of the season, featuring two of the greatest works of classical chamber music: Beethoven’s Piano Quartet in e-flat major, Op.16 and Schubert’s Piano Quintet in a major, D.667, the famous “Trout” Quintet. Pyxis will be joined by guest artist Dan McDougall, a master of the double bass and a faculty member of the famed Curtis Institute of Music.

Learn more about Concerts on Kentmere.

May
1
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

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).

May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: ALEGRIA INVADE AS RUAS/HAPPINESS INVADES THE 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
2
Sat
Cathedral Choir Concert
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Cathedral Choir Concert

Museum Performance: Noon – 12:30 p.m.
Labyrinth Performance: 1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

The Delaware Art Museum welcomes the Cathedral Choir School of Delaware for a special performance. All ages. Free with Museum admission.

World Labyrinth Day
May 2 @ 1:00 pm
World Labyrinth Day

World Labyrinth Day is celebrated internationally on the first Saturday in May. It is a day designated to bring people from all over the planet together in celebration of the labyrinth as a symbol and tool for healing and peace. Join us as we “Walk as one at 1!”

May
7
Thu
Docent Open House
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Docent Open House

Learn about art in an engaging and encouraging environment. The Delaware Art Museum is currently accepting applicants for its September Docent training program. Join us for a Docent Open House to meet current Docents and learn more about this exciting, rewarding program. If you are seeking a rewarding volunteer experience, enjoy learning and working with the public, and have an interest in art, the Delaware Art Museum program is the place for you!

If you cannot attend the Open House, you can still apply. For more information or to apply, contact Cynthia Smith at csmith@delart.org or call 302.351.8514.

About the Delaware Art Museum Docent Program

Museum Docents provide tours of the galleries for visitors of all ages and inform the community about the Museum’s collections and special exhibitions. Candidates are not required to have a background in art to become a Docent, but must be willing to learn and have fun!

Volunteer Docents prepare for the role of educator through a weekly training program that encompasses art history, tour skills, and public speaking. We are looking for people with enthusiasm, flexibility, professionalism, imagination, and a willingness to learn about art. Experience in art, art history, public speaking, or education is helpful, but not required. The Delaware Art Museum Docents are an enthusiastic group who enjoy taking trips to other museums, meeting and discussing the museum’s collection and exhibits with its curators, and researching and learning about art together.

The new training class will begin in September 2015 and end June 2016. The program requires a weekly commitment (every Tuesday for 3 hours, excluding holidays).

Click here to learn more about our volunteer opportunities.

Apply for the Docent Program online or download a PDF of the application.

May
8
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

May
10
Sun
Sunday Studio
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

IMG_1627-1Each 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! This series is sponsored by AT&T. Ages 6+ and adults. 

May 10 A Masterpiece for Mom
June 14 Puzzling Pieces
July 12 Ice Cream Art
August 9 Wilmington in Watercolors

May
13
Wed
Annual Members Meeting
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Annual Members Meeting

All Delaware Art Museum Members are invited to join the Museum’s Board of Trustees for an informative presentation about the state of the Museum. Following the meeting, please stay and celebrate the Museum’s 2014 accomplishments with refreshments and a cash bar.

RSVP by contacting Heather Morrissey at 302.351.8526 or hmorrissey@delart.org by Monday, May 4. A quorum of Membership must be present to elect new Trustees.

May
15
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Art is Social: Dog Dogs
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Celebrate the last weeks of the exhibition Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs! This fun after-hours event will include music by local jazz band JD3, gallery games, and dog-themed activities, beers, and treats. Cash bar and café.

Prizes courtesy of:

Delaware SPCA
Waggies by Maggie and Friends
GiggyBites Bakery and Marketplace
Pet Valu (Greenville)
DogTopia

 

Sponsored by Buckley’s Tavern.
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Clay Date
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

Sorry, this workshop 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.

May
21
Thu
Family Film: 101 Dalmatians
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

101-dalmatians-51213f7edecdaFilm begins at 4:30 p.m. (79 minutes)

Families are invited to explore the photography exhibition Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs and enjoy a screening of Disney’s 101 Dalmatians (1961). This family film includes popcorn and an art activity for kids. Food and beverages available for purchase in the Thronson Café.

May
22
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

May
29
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Jun
5
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jun 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

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).

May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: ALEGRIA INVADE AS RUAS/HAPPINESS INVADES THE 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

Jun
10
Wed
Dream Streets Creative Chat
Jun 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Hosted by Wilmington Renaissance Corporation, this Creative Chat featured speaker will be Margaret Winslow, the Delaware Art Museum’s Associate Curator for Contemporary Art, who will present an overview of the history that informed the exhibition Dream Streets: Art in Wilmington 1970–1990.

The presentation will be followed by a moderated conversation between Michael Kalmbach, Executive Director, Creative Vision Factory ,and artist Rick Rothrock about the motivations behind the founding of the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts and the New Wilmington Art Association.

Networking and light fare: 5:30 pm – 6:00 p.m.
Presentation: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Creative Chats are free and open to the public. Light fare and drinks provided. Cash bar. Free registration is required by June 5. Space is limited. Click here to register

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Jun
12
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jun 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Clay Date
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

clay-hands_tnMix, 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. No experience necessary.

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

Jun
14
Sun
Sunday Studio
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

IMG_1627-1Each 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! This series is sponsored by AT&T. Ages 6+ and adults. 

May 10 A Masterpiece for Mom
June 14 Puzzling Pieces
July 12 Ice Cream Art
August 9 Wilmington in Watercolors

Jun
19
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jun 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Jun
26
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jun 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Dream Streets Members Preview
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dream Streets Members Preview

Members and their guests only

Celebrate the first weekend of summer and the opening of Dream Streets: Art in Wilmington 1970–1990! Guests will sample delicious tastings from popular restaurants that emerged in Wilmington in the 1970s and 1980s, as well as newer establishments. Live music will be provided by Sin City Band, which was formed in 1974, and the recently formed indie band Teen Men.

RSVP by June 19 at events@delart.org or 302.351.8506.

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).

May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: ALEGRIA INVADE AS RUAS/HAPPINESS INVADES THE 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
10
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Clay Date
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

clay-hands_tnMix, 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. No experience necessary.

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

Jul
11
Sat
Clay Printing with Mitch Lyons
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lyons, Mitch Untitled

Untitled, c. 1980s. Mitch Lyons (born 1938). Clay monoprint, 27 x 25 inches. Delaware Art Museum, Gift of the artist, 2012. © Mitch Lyons.

Guest artist Mitch Lyons will demonstrate this unique art form that combines printmaking with ceramic techniques using colored clay and slips. Get ready to use clay in a very different way! This workshop is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Dream Streets: Art in Wilmington 1970–1990. Mitch Lyons’ work will also be on display in the show.

All supplies provided. All levels. Preregistration required.

For more Studio Art Workshops and classes, click here.

Jul
12
Sun
Sunday Studio
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

IMG_1627-1Each 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! This series is sponsored by AT&T. Ages 6+ and adults. 

May 10 A Masterpiece for Mom
June 14 Puzzling Pieces
July 12 Ice Cream Art
August 9 Wilmington in Watercolors

Member’s Ice Cream Social
Jul 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Member’s Ice Cream Social

Members Only

Join your fellow Museum Members for a relaxing afternoon of Woodside Farm Creamery ice cream on the Museum’s North Terrace. Kids and their families are invited to make ice cream-inspired art during Sunday Studio in the Bank of America Education Wing and a Docent-led tour will be available at 2:00 p.m.

Jul
16
Thu
Wilmington Artists Gallery Talks
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Wilmington Artists Gallery Talks

Discover the creative energy and trends of Wilmington’s artistic community during the 1970s and 1980s with gallery talks led by artists featured in Dream Streets: Art in Wilmington 1970–1990.

July 16: Photography with Terence Roberts, Flash Rosenberg, and Carson Zullinger

August 20: Painting in the 1980s with Mary Page Evans, Robert Straight, and Stephen Tanis

September 17: Abstraction in Delaware with Margo Allman, Mitch Lyons, and Dr. James E. Newton

Jul
17
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Jul
18
Sat
The Choreography of Debra Loewen
Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

DebraLoewenDebra Loewen left her mark on Wilmington when she taught at the University of Delaware in the 1970s and founded her first company, New Space, which specialized in site-specific choreography, with performances in buildings, public spaces, and natural settings. Loewen is the founder and artistic director of Wild Space Dance Company in Wisconsin and returns to Wilmington with choreographies that use the Delaware Art Museum’s spaces as settings for exciting movement and creative exploration. Performances will be led by dancer and educator A.T. Moffett and ensemble.

Dreamstreets: A Literary Reading
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dreamstreets: A Literary Reading

Dreamstreets was the seminal arts and literary journal of Wilmington from 1977 to 2001, publishing experimental poetry, fiction, and artwork by Bob Chartowich, John Hickey, Suzanne Michelle, Lew Bennett, Diane Wolf, e. jean lanyon, Steven Leech, and many others. This reading will feature several of the original Dreamstreets authors as well as Wilmington’s newest literary stars.

Jul
23
Thu
Wilmington Film Festival with George Stewart
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Wilmington Film Festival with George Stewart

Film was an important area of experimentation for Wilmington artists of the 1970s and 1980s. Hosted by noted Wilmington filmmaker George Stewart, this one-night festival will screen classics of Wilmington avant-garde cinema, including Flash Rosenburg’s legendary Pulse of Desire, Courage by Mark Marquisee and Jerry Millstein, and Stewart’s own Thoth, which will feature live musical accompaniment by Paul Woznicki.

Jul
24
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Jul
31
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Aug
7
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

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).

May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: ALEGRIA INVADE AS RUAS/HAPPINESS INVADES THE 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
9
Sun
Sunday Studio
Aug 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

IMG_1627-1Each 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! This series is sponsored by AT&T. Ages 6+ and adults. 

May 10 A Masterpiece for Mom
June 14 Puzzling Pieces
July 12 Ice Cream Art
August 9 Wilmington in Watercolors

Aug
14
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Clay Date
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

clay-hands_tnMix, 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. No experience necessary.

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

Aug
20
Thu
Wilmington Artists Gallery Talks
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Wilmington Artists Gallery Talks

Discover the creative energy and trends of Wilmington’s artistic community during the 1970s and 1980s with gallery talks led by artists featured in Dream Streets: Art in Wilmington 1970–1990.

July 16: Photography with Terence Roberts, Flash Rosenberg, and Carson Zullinger

August 20: Painting in the 1980s with Mary Page Evans, Robert Straight, and Stephen Tanis

September 17: Abstraction in Delaware with Margo Allman, Mitch Lyons, and Dr. James E. Newton

Aug
21
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Aug
28
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

June 5 Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
June 12 Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
June 19 Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro
June 26 A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

July 3 Canceled in observation of the holiday
July 10 Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
July 17 Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
July 24 Art by Patrick McDonnell
July 31 Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds

Aug 7 Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist
Aug 14 The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse by Eric Carle
Aug 21 Little Cloud by David Small
Aug 28 Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty

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).

May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: ALEGRIA INVADE AS RUAS/HAPPINESS INVADES THE 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
17
Thu
Wilmington Artists Gallery Talks
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Wilmington Artists Gallery Talks

Discover the creative energy and trends of Wilmington’s artistic community during the 1970s and 1980s with gallery talks led by artists featured in Dream Streets: Art in Wilmington 1970–1990.

July 16: Photography with Terence Roberts, Flash Rosenberg, and Carson Zullinger

August 20: Painting in the 1980s with Mary Page Evans, Robert Straight, and Stephen Tanis

September 17: Abstraction in Delaware with Margo Allman, Mitch Lyons, and Dr. James E. Newton

Sep
18
Fri
Art is Social: Dream Streets Festival
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Art is Social: Dream Streets Festival

This after-hours event celebrates the last weeks of the exhibition Dream Streets. Join us for an outdoor festival featuring throwback hip-hop and breakdancing performances by Wilmington artists and musicians, libations and eats by local food vendors, and more!

More information to be announced this summer. Check back later for details.

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).

May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: ALEGRIA INVADE AS RUAS/HAPPINESS INVADES THE 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).

May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: ALEGRIA INVADE AS RUAS/HAPPINESS INVADES THE 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).

May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle
June 5: The Labyrinth
July 3: ALEGRIA INVADE AS RUAS/HAPPINESS INVADES THE 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