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.

Cartoon Christmas Trio

Sunday, December 16, 2018
Time: 7 pm
Location: Delaware Art Museum

Assembled in 1995 by bassist Rob Swanson, the trio’s sole focus is compositions from classic Christmas cartoons—particularly the music of Vince Guaraldi, composer of the “Peanuts” soundtracks.

Black String

Friday, January 18, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Location: Delaware Art Museum

“An engaging exploration of what can be achieved by bringing ancient and modern into creative fusion.” – Jazzwise

The Crossing

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Location: Delaware Art Museum

“The Crossing…imbues the music with both energy and awe.” – Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle

Rennie Harris – Lifted

Friday, March 8, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Location: The Grand Opera House

In Lifted, 2009 Guggenheim Fellow, Dr. Lorenzo “Rennie” Harris merges the powerful rhythms of house music with moving gospel vocals for a contemporary exploration of community and spirituality through dance.

Danny Green Trio

Friday, March 28, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Location: Delaware Art Museum

Composer Danny Green is a rising force on the jazz scene and an award-winning Origin Records recording artist, pianist and composer. He has distinguished himself with original compositions – a vivid blend of jazz, classical, and Brazilian elements – delight critics and audiences across the country and the world.