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 performance, this series brings artists to Delaware who push creative boundaries and respond to present day events in innovative ways. Performances will take place on the Museum’s campus and out in the community. Click here to read the 2018 Performance Series press release.

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Pyxis Piano Quartet: Masterpieces of Color and Sound

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Delaware Art Museum

Concluding the 10th anniversary season, Pyxis plays vivid works by Beethoven and Brahms and a newly commissioned piece by Wilmington composer David Schelat.

Miyamoto is Black Enough

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Location: Delaware Art Museum

Miyamoto is Black Enough is a collaborative exploration of meaning and conversation, based on Ariana Miyamoto, a Japanese national who grew up as a self-described mixed race “hafu,” the child of an African American father and Japanese mother. After winning Miss Universe Japan 2015, many Japanese expressed concern at her lack of “pure” parentage—that she was not Japanese enough.

Los Pleneros de la 21

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Location: Delaware Art Museum

Get out your dancing shoes for the infectious sounds of Puerto Rican bomba, salsa, jazz and hip-hop! After the performance, enjoy a DJ’d dance after party.

Fanm d’Ayiti by Nathalie Joachim with the Spektral Quartet

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Location: Delaware Art Museum

This project is an attempt to celebrate the women of Haitian song and to explore their individual stories as they relate to Afro-Caribbean culture, society, history and music, by giving them a long deserved international platform.