Adult Programs

Jun
10
Wed
Virtual Drawing and Painting
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Virtual Drawing and Painting @ Zoom

Offering a clear step-by-step approach to drawing and painting, students of all levels will progress according to their own interests and needs. Art history and theory will be discussed and inform student’s work (all levels). Students should register by June 1 to ensure enough time for the shipping of supplies. Instructor: Eo Omwake.

Registration required. After registration is complete, you will receive an email with the supply list, a link and details on how to join the Zoom meeting. If you do not receive a link, please check your spam folder or reach out to us at rhowell@delart.org. 

This program is sponsored by the Art Bridges Foundation. 

Jun
11
Thu
Art Chat Weekly: Guest John Schoonover 
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art Chat Weekly: Guest John Schoonover  @ Zoom

Join us for an hour-long virtual conversation with curators and guest speakers on everything from works of art in the collection to interviews with local artists. Ask questions, participate in the conversation, or just enjoy!

Registration required. After registration is complete, you will receive an email with a link and details on how to join the Zoom meeting. If you do not receive a link, please check your spam folder or reach out to us.

This program is sponsored by the Art Bridges Foundation. 

 

 

 

Jun
17
Wed
Virtual Drawing and Painting
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Virtual Drawing and Painting @ Zoom

Offering a clear step-by-step approach to drawing and painting, students of all levels will progress according to their own interests and needs. Art history and theory will be discussed and inform student’s work (all levels). Students should register by June 1 to ensure enough time for the shipping of supplies. Instructor: Eo Omwake.

Registration required. After registration is complete, you will receive an email with the supply list, a link and details on how to join the Zoom meeting. If you do not receive a link, please check your spam folder or reach out to us at rhowell@delart.org. 

This program is sponsored by the Art Bridges Foundation. 

Jun
18
Thu
DelArt Cinema presents the Hitchcock classic Rear Window as Drive-in Movie
Jun 18 @ 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening of drive-in movie big-screen entertainment on the grounds of the Museum. Enjoy Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 mystery thriller, Rear Window. This is the first feature from DelArt Cinema, the Museum’s new film partner. Adult beverages and tasty treats from Toscana Catering will be available for purchase.

Rain date: Friday, June 19
Patron arrival begins at 8 pm
Movie at 9 pm

Registration coming soon!

Jun
19
Fri
Art is Tasty Virtual Edition
Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty Virtual Edition

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

Upcoming 2020 Topics

June 19: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth
July 3: Cancelled
August 7: Atlantic City, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Riot, Deborah Butterfield
October 2: Labyrinth
November 6: Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection special exhibition
December 4: On the Banks of the Doune, Scotland, Robert Duncanson

Jun
24
Wed
Virtual Drawing and Painting
Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Virtual Drawing and Painting @ Zoom

Offering a clear step-by-step approach to drawing and painting, students of all levels will progress according to their own interests and needs. Art history and theory will be discussed and inform student’s work (all levels). Students should register by June 1 to ensure enough time for the shipping of supplies. Instructor: Eo Omwake.

Registration required. After registration is complete, you will receive an email with the supply list, a link and details on how to join the Zoom meeting. If you do not receive a link, please check your spam folder or reach out to us at rhowell@delart.org. 

This program is sponsored by the Art Bridges Foundation. 

Jun
25
Thu
Virtual DelArt Readers: Book Club
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org.

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections.

The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed by the group. If you’d like to pre-order a copy, stop by the store and let us know!

You can now purchase your books online and support the Delaware Art Museum Store via Bookshop.org! At Bookshop, you can find book club selections and so much more at a discount, and have them shipped directly to your home. You’ll also find curated lists for books that correspond to our exhibitions, special events, staff picks and more! It’s a great way for us to offer you a wider array of books than we can carry in the store. We hope you’ll consider supporting the Museum by purchasing through Bookshop. Check out our page at https://bookshop.org/shop/delartstore, or click the links below to go directly to each book club selection.

June 25, 2020


In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Read about the book.

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

September 24, 2020


The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

Purchase Book.

November 19, 2020

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

December, 2020


No meeting

Jun
27
Sat
Gelatin Plate Printing Demo
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Gelatin Plate Printing Demo @ Zoom

Learn how to use inexpensive craft paint and a reusable gelatin plate to create whimsical and patterned works of art. Teaching Artist Caroline Coolidge Brown will review supplies and creative ideas while demonstrating different techniques with a live Q&A session.

After registration is complete, you will receive an email with a link and details on how to join the Zoom meeting. Participants can follow along with their own purchased supplies if they choose. A supply list will be included in the confirmation email.

This program is sponsored by the Art Bridges Foundation.

Jun
28
Sun
Virtual Slow Art Tour and Meditative Music 
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Virtual Slow Art Tour and Meditative Music 

Viewing and making art can reduce stress and improve mental health, so join us for a virtual edition of our monthly slow art tour followed by a meditative musical experience. Slow down to unlock your creativity with deep looking and relaxing listening.

This program is sponsored by the Laffey McHugh Foundation and Museum Council. 

Jul
9
Thu
Art Chat Weekly: Chords of Color
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art Chat Weekly: Chords of Color @ Zoom

Many American artists experimented with color theories in the early 20th century. Robert Henri, John Sloan, and George Bellows adopted the musically inspired color palettes of Hardesty Maratta around 1910. Their friends Charles and Alice Beach Winter built on Maratta’s system, creating stunning chromatic charts in the Museum’s archives. Here in Delaware, concert pianist and musical theorist Mary Hallock Greenewalt designed a “color organ” that projected colored light based on the keys she played. Come discuss these theories and the colorful characters behind them. 

Registration required. After registration is complete, you will receive an email with a link and details on how to join the Zoom meeting. If you do not receive a link, please check your spam folder or reach out to us.

Jul
18
Sat
Wilmington Writers Conference: Untold Stories
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the 4th annual Wilmington Writers Conference. This year we will be exploring the theme of Untold Stories through a keynote address, a full slate of craft sessions, and online networking opportunities. 

This program is sponsored by the Art Bridges Foundation and The Happy Self Publisher. This project is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com

Jul
30
Thu
Virtual DelArt Readers: Book Club
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org.

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections.

The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed by the group. If you’d like to pre-order a copy, stop by the store and let us know!

You can now purchase your books online and support the Delaware Art Museum Store via Bookshop.org! At Bookshop, you can find book club selections and so much more at a discount, and have them shipped directly to your home. You’ll also find curated lists for books that correspond to our exhibitions, special events, staff picks and more! It’s a great way for us to offer you a wider array of books than we can carry in the store. We hope you’ll consider supporting the Museum by purchasing through Bookshop. Check out our page at https://bookshop.org/shop/delartstore, or click the links below to go directly to each book club selection.

June 25, 2020


In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Read about the book.

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

September 24, 2020


The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

Purchase Book.

November 19, 2020

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

December, 2020


No meeting

Aug
7
Fri
Art is Tasty Virtual Edition
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty Virtual Edition

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

Upcoming 2020 Topics

June 19: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth
July 3: Cancelled
August 7: Atlantic City, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Riot, Deborah Butterfield
October 2: Labyrinth
November 6: Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection special exhibition
December 4: On the Banks of the Doune, Scotland, Robert Duncanson

Aug
27
Thu
Virtual DelArt Readers: Book Club
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org.

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections.

The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed by the group. If you’d like to pre-order a copy, stop by the store and let us know!

You can now purchase your books online and support the Delaware Art Museum Store via Bookshop.org! At Bookshop, you can find book club selections and so much more at a discount, and have them shipped directly to your home. You’ll also find curated lists for books that correspond to our exhibitions, special events, staff picks and more! It’s a great way for us to offer you a wider array of books than we can carry in the store. We hope you’ll consider supporting the Museum by purchasing through Bookshop. Check out our page at https://bookshop.org/shop/delartstore, or click the links below to go directly to each book club selection.

June 25, 2020


In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Read about the book.

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

September 24, 2020


The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

Purchase Book.

November 19, 2020

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

December, 2020


No meeting

Sep
4
Fri
Art is Tasty Virtual Edition
Sep 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty Virtual Edition

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

Upcoming 2020 Topics

June 19: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth
July 3: Cancelled
August 7: Atlantic City, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Riot, Deborah Butterfield
October 2: Labyrinth
November 6: Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection special exhibition
December 4: On the Banks of the Doune, Scotland, Robert Duncanson

Sep
24
Thu
Virtual DelArt Readers: Book Club
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org.

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections.

The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed by the group. If you’d like to pre-order a copy, stop by the store and let us know!

You can now purchase your books online and support the Delaware Art Museum Store via Bookshop.org! At Bookshop, you can find book club selections and so much more at a discount, and have them shipped directly to your home. You’ll also find curated lists for books that correspond to our exhibitions, special events, staff picks and more! It’s a great way for us to offer you a wider array of books than we can carry in the store. We hope you’ll consider supporting the Museum by purchasing through Bookshop. Check out our page at https://bookshop.org/shop/delartstore, or click the links below to go directly to each book club selection.

June 25, 2020


In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Read about the book.

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

September 24, 2020


The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

Purchase Book.

November 19, 2020

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

December, 2020


No meeting

Oct
1
Thu
Conversations with Women Making a Difference
Oct 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Conversations with Women Making a Difference

Join us on October 1, 2020 for “Conversations with Women Making a Difference” presented by Blue Blaze Associates.

Carol Arnott-Robbins, founder of NEWS4Women, will facilitate a panel discussion followed by a Q&A session. Topics will include career highlights, life stories, and hard-earned wisdom from three influential women. The three April panelists are:

Melody Phillips is Director of Operations for The Warehouse, a new teen center in northeast Wilmington that will open in April 2020. The Warehouse is part of a multi-million dollar community revitalization project, planned by REACH Riverside, offering comprehensive after-school opportunities for up to 700 teens. Melody serves as Chair of the Workforce Development Committee for REACH Riverside and is also Co-Founder and Board Chairwoman of I Am My Sister’s Keeper.

Latifa Ihsan Ali is a Muslim American fashion designer and entrepreneur who is passionate about helping women get active and keep modest. Her company, LiaWear Action, empowers Muslim women to pursue the activities they love. Latifa’s line of modest sportswear and hijab solutions encourage women to get out and run, jog, kick, bike, hike, swim, splash, dive, and dance their way to fitness.

Colleen Perry Keith is the new president of Goldey-Beacom College and the first woman to hold that position in the school’s 133-year history. Before coming to Delaware, Colleen served as president at Pfeiffer University in North Carolina and also at Spartanburg Methodist College in South Carolina. Her proven leadership and strong financial management were transformative at those institutions.

Bring your friends (including men!) to this fun and inspirational evening!

The event series is presented by Blue Blaze Associates and sponsored by NEWS4Women; all event proceeds are donated to local nonprofits. The 2020 partners and beneficiaries are the Delaware Art Museum and Fund for Women Delaware.

Oct
2
Fri
Art is Tasty Virtual Edition
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty Virtual Edition

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

Upcoming 2020 Topics

June 19: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth
July 3: Cancelled
August 7: Atlantic City, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Riot, Deborah Butterfield
October 2: Labyrinth
November 6: Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection special exhibition
December 4: On the Banks of the Doune, Scotland, Robert Duncanson

Oct
29
Thu
Virtual DelArt Readers: Book Club
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org.

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections.

The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed by the group. If you’d like to pre-order a copy, stop by the store and let us know!

You can now purchase your books online and support the Delaware Art Museum Store via Bookshop.org! At Bookshop, you can find book club selections and so much more at a discount, and have them shipped directly to your home. You’ll also find curated lists for books that correspond to our exhibitions, special events, staff picks and more! It’s a great way for us to offer you a wider array of books than we can carry in the store. We hope you’ll consider supporting the Museum by purchasing through Bookshop. Check out our page at https://bookshop.org/shop/delartstore, or click the links below to go directly to each book club selection.

June 25, 2020


In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Read about the book.

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

September 24, 2020


The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

Purchase Book.

November 19, 2020

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

December, 2020


No meeting

Nov
6
Fri
Art is Tasty Virtual Edition
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty Virtual Edition

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

Upcoming 2020 Topics

June 19: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth
July 3: Cancelled
August 7: Atlantic City, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Riot, Deborah Butterfield
October 2: Labyrinth
November 6: Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection special exhibition
December 4: On the Banks of the Doune, Scotland, Robert Duncanson

Nov
19
Thu
Virtual DelArt Readers: Book Club
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org.

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections.

The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed by the group. If you’d like to pre-order a copy, stop by the store and let us know!

You can now purchase your books online and support the Delaware Art Museum Store via Bookshop.org! At Bookshop, you can find book club selections and so much more at a discount, and have them shipped directly to your home. You’ll also find curated lists for books that correspond to our exhibitions, special events, staff picks and more! It’s a great way for us to offer you a wider array of books than we can carry in the store. We hope you’ll consider supporting the Museum by purchasing through Bookshop. Check out our page at https://bookshop.org/shop/delartstore, or click the links below to go directly to each book club selection.

June 25, 2020


In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Read about the book.

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

September 24, 2020


The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

Purchase Book.

November 19, 2020

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

December, 2020


No meeting

Dec
4
Fri
Art is Tasty Virtual Edition
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty Virtual Edition

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

Upcoming 2020 Topics

June 19: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth
July 3: Cancelled
August 7: Atlantic City, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Riot, Deborah Butterfield
October 2: Labyrinth
November 6: Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection special exhibition
December 4: On the Banks of the Doune, Scotland, Robert Duncanson