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 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.

Jonah Bokaer Choreography

Saturday, September 8
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Delaware Art Museum Sculpture Garden

Jonah Bokaer aims to transform notions of how the public sees and understands dance through a new form of choreography with a structure that relies on visual art and design.

Concerts on Kentmere: Pyxis Piano Quartet

Thursday, September, 27
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Delaware Art Museum

Pyxis Piano Quartet performs chamber concerts that include works from the sonata, duo, and trio repertoire as well as traditional and contemporary masterpieces for piano quartet.

Bang on a Can All-Stars

Thursday, October 11
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Delaware Art Museum

Bang on a Can All-Stars are recognized worldwide for their ultra-dynamic live performances and recordings of today’s most innovative music.

Cartoon Christmas Trio

Sunday, December 16
Time: 7:00 p.m.
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.

Join us for our 2019 Performance Series!
Lively, dynamic, moving, and thought provoking—these will be performances you’ll long remember.

Black String

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

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

Rennie Harris

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

“A tapestry of elegantly fluid popping and locking…phenomenal.” – The New York Times

Okwui Okpokwasili

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Location: TBA

Poor People’s TV Room explores the amnesia around the historical collective action of African women and builds a narrative around the impact of that erasure.