PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Week of April 27

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12:30 pm Sunday Studio Series
Sunday Studio Series
Apr 27 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Sunday Studio Series
Children and their families are invited to experience a new medium and activity each month in the Children’s Studio in the Bank of America Education [...]
9:30 am From Drawing to Painting
From Drawing to Painting
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mondays, April 14 – June 9 (8 weeks; no class May 26) Starting with drawing and transitioning into painting, students of all levels will explore [...]
9:30 am Metalsmithing Open Studio
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sorry this Open Studio is FULL. This is an opportunity for experienced metals students to work independently in the Museum’s metalsmithing studio. A monitor is [...]
6:00 pm Drop-in Ceramics Open Studio
Drop-in Ceramics Open Studio
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is an opportunity for students currently enrolled in any Ceramics class to work independently in the studio and complete class projects.
6:30 pm Metalsmithing Open Studio
Metalsmithing Open Studio
Apr 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
This is an opportunity for experienced metals students to work independently in the Museum’s metalsmithing studio. A monitor is available for saftey and to help [...]
9:30 am Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making
Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making
Apr 29 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Designed for students who have completed Beginning Jewelry Making, this class will teach students more advanced techniques, such as chain and clasp making, hollow form [...]
1:00 pm Beginning Drawing
Beginning Drawing
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tuesdays, April 22 – June 10 (8 weeks) Learn basic drawing techniques and gain an understanding of composition, form, line, and perspective. Working from life [...]
1:00 pm Forging and Forming Techniques
Forging and Forming Techniques
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tuesdays, April 22 – June 10 Make metal move in unusual ways! In this class students will spend the first four weeks learning how to [...]
6:00 pm Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making
Beyond Beginner Jewelry Making
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Designed for students who have completed Beginning Jewelry Making, this class will teach students more advanced techniques, such as chain and clasp making, hollow form [...]
6:00 pm Digital Photography
Digital Photography
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Students of all levels will develop fundamental technical skills for digital cameras. Basics such as how to determine a proper exposure, use of depth of [...]
6:00 pm Pottery
Pottery
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy the pleasures of making your own useful pots. Students will explore techniques for creating beautiful pottery by hand and on the potter’s wheel.
6:00 pm Watercolors
Watercolors
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuesdays, April 22 – June 10 (8 weeks) This watercolor class is designed to provide students with all the necessary skills to take command of [...]
9:30 am Beginning Jewelry Making
Beginning Jewelry Making
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
In this introductory class, students will learn how to use tools and machinery, along with fundamental jewelry-making techniques to design a ring, pin or pendant, [...]
9:30 am Painting en Plein Air
Painting en Plein Air
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Wednesdays, April 16 – June 4 (8 weeks) Use your brush and palette to explore the beauty of the Brandywine Valley. This class will emphasize [...]
9:30 am The Joy of Clay: Throwing
The Joy of Clay: Throwing
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Gentle instruction will guide students from beginner to advanced levels for making a variety of vessels on the potter’s wheel.
1:00 pm Drawing and Painting
Drawing and Painting
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wednesdays, April 16 – June 4 (8 weeks) Offering a clear step-by-step approach to drawing and painting, students of all levels will progress according to [...]
4:00 pm Advancing Young Artists
Advancing Young Artists
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(Ages 10–14) Using a variety of media, techniques, and subject matter, this class will teach the basic fundamentals of art and take students’ artistic skills [...]
6:00 pm Pottery
Pottery
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy the pleasures of making your own useful pots. Students will explore techniques for creating beautiful pottery by hand and on the potter’s wheel.
6:30 pm Beginning Jewelry Making
Beginning Jewelry Making
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
In this introductory class, students will learn how to use tools and machinery, along with fundamental jewelry-making techniques to design a ring, pin or pendant, [...]
9:30 am Oil Painting
Oil Painting
May 1 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Thursdays, April 17 – June 5 (8 weeks) This class is for students seeking basic training in oil painting materials and techniques or just looking [...]
9:30 am Texture and Dimension
Texture and Dimension
May 1 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Add texture and dimension to your flat jewelry designs! By stamping, roll printing, and fabrication, students will learn how to take their creations to a [...]
1:00 pm Color Theory
Color Theory
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Using pastels, oil paint, or gouache, students will develop their own color vocabulary by working from historical examples or a still life. Learn to identify [...]
1:00 pm Continuing Watercolors
Continuing Watercolors
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Post-beginner to advanced-level students will continue to learn about watercolors and refine their skills with a focus on painting four themes: landscapes, seascapes, still lifes, [...]
1:00 pm Wire Working and Metal Clay
Wire Working and Metal Clay
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This class is a fun and easy introduction to creating fashionable metal jewelry. The first half of the class will focus on creating jewelry using [...]
4:00 pm Dynamic Ceramics
Dynamic Ceramics
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(Ages 10–13) For young students new to ceramics or those growing out of Hurray for Clay!, this class will focus on handbuilding and wheel-throwing techniques [...]
6:00 pm New! Painting Open Studio
New! Painting Open Studio
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Artists bring their own supplies and work independently in a creative environment.
6:30 pm Ceramics
Ceramics
May 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sorry, this class is full. This class offers students an opportunity to learn and explore a variety of ceramic techniques by making sculptural forms and [...]
10:00 am Men’s Jewelry
Men’s Jewelry
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Explore what makes men’s jewelry unique from women’s jewelry. In this class, students will create a ring, cufflinks, a necklace, and cuff—all specific to a [...]
10:30 am Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories
May 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Learning about art is fun every Friday at the Delaware Art Museum! Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a [...]
12:00 pm Art Is Tasty
Art Is Tasty
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art Is Tasty
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 [...]
1:00 pm Soldering
Soldering
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn to solder more efficiently and how heat can either enhance or destroy a piece. Students will concentrate on controlling solder flow and learn when [...]
9:30 am Drop-in Ceramics Studio
Drop-in Ceramics Studio
May 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
This is an opportunity for students currently enrolled in any Ceramics class to work independently in the studio and complete class projects.
10:00 am Bangles and Dangles
Bangles and Dangles
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturdays, April 26 – May 17 (4weeks) (Ages 14–18) Learn how to turn wire and sheet metal into bangle bracelets, dangle earrings, and more! Decorative wire [...]
10:00 am Painting
Painting
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturdays, April 19 – June 14 (no class on May 24) This is a good basic course for beginning and intermediate painters interested in acrylic [...]
10:30 am Artwise I
Artwise I
May 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
(Ages 6–8) Using the Museum’s collection for inspiration, the basic fundamentals of art will be taught, developed, and practiced. The class will focus on drawing [...]
12:00 pm Cathedral Choir Concert
Cathedral Choir Concert
May 3 @ 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 [...]
1:00 pm Artwise II
Artwise II
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
(Ages 9–12) This class follows the curriculum described in Artwise I, but is geared toward older students.
1:00 pm Beaded Viking Knit
Beaded Viking Knit
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn the ancient craft of weaving wire, which uses a loop-in-loop technique, to make lovely handmade chains. Students will incorporate beads and complete a woven [...]
1:00 pm World Labyrinth Day
World Labyrinth Day
May 3 @ 1:00 pm
World Labyrinth Day
World Labyrinth Day is celebrated around the world on the first Saturday in May. It is a day designated to bring people from all over [...]