Adult Programs

May
2
Fri
Art is Tasty
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

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 of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

May 2: The Mermaid, Howard Pyle
June 6: Delaware Passage, Robert Stackhouse
July 11*: Persian Window, Dale Chihuly
August 1: Rooftop Routine, Christian Jankowski
September 5: Paul Bocuse’s World, Red Grooms
October 3: Louise Nevelson Rain Forest,Column XX
November 7: Cover Art forThe Houdini Box, Brian Selznick
December 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth

*New date scheduled in observation of the holiday.

May
3
Sat
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 a special performance. Adults and children welcome.

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 the planet together in celebration of the labyrinth as a symbol and tool for healing and peace. Join us as we “Walk as One at 1!”

May
4
Sun
Museum Council Art Book Sale
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Museum Council Art Book Sale

The Museum Council Art Book Sale is back! Working with Librarian Rachael DiEleuterio, the Museum Council has gathered hundreds of art books spanning every period. All sale proceeds will support the Helen Farr Sloan Library Acquisition Fund for books and research materials.

May
9
Fri
Art is After Dark: Film & Fashion
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Art is After Dark: Film & Fashion

Stop in for a special film screening of Bill Cunningham New York (2010), a documentary about the noted New York City fashion photographer. Cunningham, who worked with photographer Scott Heiser at SoHo Weekly News, chronicled fashion trends, high-society charity soireés, downtown eccentrics, uptown fixtures such as Anna Wintour, and everyone in between.

About Art Is After Dark

The Museum comes alive on select Friday nights! Each night is unique with live music, special performances, Studio activities, films, gallery games, tours, and more! Plus, stroll the galleries and enjoy a cash bar with snacks in the Thronson Café. Free for Members, $8 in advance or $10 at the door for Non-Members.

There’s more!

You can also sign up for the popular Friday Evening Adult Workshops from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Studio. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Pre-registration is required. Must be 21 participate. $30 Members, $35 Non-Members. Click here for more information.

Clay Date
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This workshop is FULL.

Clay Date is back by popular demand! Led by Museum Studio Instructor. Clay Date is a different kind of evening activity for friends and dates to mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Space is limited, so sign up early! No experience necessary. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Must be 21 and over to participate.

May
14
Wed
Annual Members Meeting
May 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Annual Members Meeting

 

All Delaware Art Museum Members are invited to join the Museum’s Board of Trustees for an informative presentation about the state of the Museum. A quorum of Membership must be present to elect new Trustees. Following the meeting, please stay and celebrate the Museum’s 2013 accomplishments with refreshments and a cash bar.

RSVP by contacting Whitney King at 302.351.8506 or events@delart.org by Monday, May 5.

May
20
Tue
Member Travel Opportunity: Grounds for Sculpture and Princeton, NJ
May 20 all-day
Member Travel Opportunity: Grounds for Sculpture and Princeton, NJ

Museum Members are invited to tour Grounds for Sculpture, a 42-acre sculpture garden and arboretum featuring 270 contemporary sculptures. Enjoy guided walking tours of museum galleries and fine dining at Rat’s Restaurant. After lunch, a guided motorcoach will tour historic sites in Princeton, NJ.

For more information, contact Barbara Osman at 4 Seasons Tours and Travel at 302.945.7700 or osmantours@aol.com.

Jun
6
Fri
Art is Tasty
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

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 of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

May 2: The Mermaid, Howard Pyle
June 6: Delaware Passage, Robert Stackhouse
July 11*: Persian Window, Dale Chihuly
August 1: Rooftop Routine, Christian Jankowski
September 5: Paul Bocuse’s World, Red Grooms
October 3: Louise Nevelson Rain Forest,Column XX
November 7: Cover Art forThe Houdini Box, Brian Selznick
December 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth

*New date scheduled in observation of the holiday.

Jun
8
Sun
Gallery Talks
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm
Gallery Talks

Artists from the exhibition Transitions: The Brandywine Photo Collective will discuss their work at these exciting gallery talks.

Jun
13
Fri
Art is After Dark: Battle of the Bands
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Enjoy a summer night with Battle of the Bands among the sculptures in the Copeland Sculpture Garden! Bring lawn chairs or blankets and listen to live music.

Workshop: Clay Date

About Art Is After Dark

The Museum comes alive on select Friday nights! Each night is unique with live music, special performances, Studio activities, films, gallery games, tours, and more! Plus, stroll the galleries and enjoy a cash bar with snacks in the Thronson Café. Free for Members, $8 in advance or $10 at the door for Non-Members.

There’s more!

You can also sign up for the popular Friday Evening Adult Workshops from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Studio. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Pre-registration is required. Must be 21 participate. $30 Members, $35 Non-Members. Click here for more information.

Clay Date
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

Clay Date is back by popular demand! Led by Museum Studio Instructor. Clay Date is a different kind of evening activity for friends and dates to mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Space is limited, so sign up early! No experience necessary. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Must be 21 and over to participate.

Jun
21
Sat
Summer Solstice Labyrinth Walk
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Summer Solstice Labyrinth Walk

Celebrate the beginning of summer with a walk in the Delaware Art Museum’s Labyrinth in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir! There is no fee for this program, but donations are accepted to help maintain the Museum’s Labyrinth.

Jul
4
Fri
Holiday Closing
Jul 4 all-day
Holiday Closing

Museum closed in observation of the holiday.

Jul
11
Fri
Art is Tasty
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

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 of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

May 2: The Mermaid, Howard Pyle
June 6: Delaware Passage, Robert Stackhouse
July 11*: Persian Window, Dale Chihuly
August 1: Rooftop Routine, Christian Jankowski
September 5: Paul Bocuse’s World, Red Grooms
October 3: Louise Nevelson Rain Forest,Column XX
November 7: Cover Art forThe Houdini Box, Brian Selznick
December 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth

*New date scheduled in observation of the holiday.

Performance Now Members Preview Party
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Performance Now Members Preview Party

Members and their guests only.

Experience performance art at the start of the 21st century with this exciting preview event! Members and their guests are invited to enjoy live music, delicious tastings, and more! Curator Margaret Winslow will give exclusive tours of the exhibition. More exciting surprises just for our Members to be announced—stay tuned!

Jul
13
Sun
Gallery Talks
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm
Gallery Talks

Artists from the exhibition Transitions: The Brandywine Photo Collective will discuss their work at these exciting gallery talks.

Jul
18
Fri
Art is After Dark: Performance Art
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Celebrate the new exhibition Performance Now with live performance art and a hula hoop contest! Poet, curator, and performance artist Jaamil Olawale Kosoko will give a tour of the exhibition in his alter-ego. Jerimiah and Melissa Diane will perform works that include movement, text, and audience interaction.

Workshop: Clay Date

About Art Is After Dark

The Museum comes alive on select Friday nights! Each night is unique with live music, special performances, Studio activities, films, gallery games, tours, and more! Plus, stroll the galleries and enjoy a cash bar with snacks in the Thronson Café. Free for Members, $8 in advance or $10 at the door for Non-Members.

There’s more!

You can also sign up for the popular Friday Evening Adult Workshops from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Studio. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Pre-registration is required. Must be 21 participate. $30 Members, $35 Non-Members. Click here for more information.

Clay Date
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 18 @ 9:00 pm
Clay Date

clay-hands_tnClay Date is back by popular demand! Led by Museum Studio Instructor. Clay Date is a different kind of evening activity for friends and dates to mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Space is limited, so sign up early! No experience necessary. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Must be 21 and over to participate.

Jul
19
Sat
Member’s Ice Cream Party
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Member’s Ice Cream Party

Members only

Come for the ice cream, stay for the art! Meet your fellow Members over a bowl of Hockessin’s own Woodside Farm Creamery ice cream on the Museum’s North Terrace. Enjoy a Docent-led tour of summer-themed art and bring the kids for an art activity!

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

First Fridays of the month

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 of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

May 2: The Mermaid, Howard Pyle
June 6: Delaware Passage, Robert Stackhouse
July 11*: Persian Window, Dale Chihuly
August 1: Rooftop Routine, Christian Jankowski
September 5: Paul Bocuse’s World, Red Grooms
October 3: Louise Nevelson Rain Forest,Column XX
November 7: Cover Art forThe Houdini Box, Brian Selznick
December 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth

*New date scheduled in observation of the holiday.

Aug
3
Sun
Gallery Talks
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm
Gallery Talks

Artists from the exhibition Transitions: The Brandywine Photo Collective will discuss their work at these exciting gallery talks.

Aug
8
Fri
Art is After Dark: Doggy Days of Summer
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Summer is in full swing with the return of Doggy Days of Summer, in partnership with the Delaware Humane Association. Treats will be available for all our four-legged friends and drinks for their owners!

Workshop: Clay Date

Partners: Delaware Humane Association

About Art Is After Dark

The Museum comes alive on select Friday nights! Each night is unique with live music, special performances, Studio activities, films, gallery games, tours, and more! Plus, stroll the galleries and enjoy a cash bar with snacks in the Thronson Café. Free for Members, $8 in advance or $10 at the door for Non-Members.

There’s more!

You can also sign up for the popular Friday Evening Adult Workshops from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Studio. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Pre-registration is required. Must be 21 participate. $30 Members, $35 Non-Members. Click here for more information.

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Clay Date
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

Clay Date is back by popular demand! Led by Museum Studio Instructor. Clay Date is a different kind of evening activity for friends and dates to mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Space is limited, so sign up early! No experience necessary. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Must be 21 and over to participate.

Sep
5
Fri
Art is Tasty
Sep 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

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 of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

May 2: The Mermaid, Howard Pyle
June 6: Delaware Passage, Robert Stackhouse
July 11*: Persian Window, Dale Chihuly
August 1: Rooftop Routine, Christian Jankowski
September 5: Paul Bocuse’s World, Red Grooms
October 3: Louise Nevelson Rain Forest,Column XX
November 7: Cover Art forThe Houdini Box, Brian Selznick
December 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth

*New date scheduled in observation of the holiday.

Art is After Dark: TBD
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 5 @ 10:00 pm

More information coming soon!

About Art Is After Dark

The Museum comes alive on select Friday nights! Each night is unique with live music, special performances, Studio activities, films, gallery games, tours, and more! Plus, stroll the galleries and enjoy a cash bar with snacks in the Thronson Café. Free for Members, $8 in advance or $10 at the door for Non-Members.

There’s more!

You can also sign up for the popular Friday Evening Adult Workshops from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Studio. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Pre-registration is required. Must be 21 participate. $30 Members, $35 Non-Members. Click here for more information.

Clay Date
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 5 @ 9:00 pm
Clay Date

clay-hands_tnClay Date is back by popular demand! Led by Museum Studio Instructor. Clay Date is a different kind of evening activity for friends and dates to mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Space is limited, so sign up early! No experience necessary. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Must be 21 and over to participate.

Oct
3
Fri
Art is Tasty
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

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 of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

May 2: The Mermaid, Howard Pyle
June 6: Delaware Passage, Robert Stackhouse
July 11*: Persian Window, Dale Chihuly
August 1: Rooftop Routine, Christian Jankowski
September 5: Paul Bocuse’s World, Red Grooms
October 3: Louise Nevelson Rain Forest,Column XX
November 7: Cover Art forThe Houdini Box, Brian Selznick
December 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth

*New date scheduled in observation of the holiday.

Oct
10
Fri
Art is After Dark: Movie Night and Labyrinth Walk
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 10 @ 10:00 pm

Join us for a after-hours labyrinth walk and special film screening in Fusco Grand Hall. Guests can also explore dark and enchanting tales on a guided tour of the Museum’s collection.

About Art Is After Dark

The Museum comes alive on select Friday nights! Each night is unique with live music, special performances, Studio activities, films, gallery games, tours, and more! Plus, stroll the galleries and enjoy a cash bar with snacks in the Thronson Café. Free for Members, $8 in advance or $10 at the door for Non-Members.

There’s more!

You can also sign up for the popular Friday Evening Adult Workshops from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Studio. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Pre-registration is required. Must be 21 participate. $30 Members, $35 Non-Members. Click here for more information.

Clay Date
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

Clay Date is back by popular demand! Led by Museum Studio Instructor. Clay Date is a different kind of evening activity for friends and dates to mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Space is limited, so sign up early! No experience necessary. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Must be 21 and over to participate.

Nov
7
Fri
Art is Tasty
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

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 of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

May 2: The Mermaid, Howard Pyle
June 6: Delaware Passage, Robert Stackhouse
July 11*: Persian Window, Dale Chihuly
August 1: Rooftop Routine, Christian Jankowski
September 5: Paul Bocuse’s World, Red Grooms
October 3: Louise Nevelson Rain Forest,Column XX
November 7: Cover Art forThe Houdini Box, Brian Selznick
December 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth

*New date scheduled in observation of the holiday.

Nov
14
Fri
Art is After Dark: From Houdini to Hugo
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 14 @ 10:00 pm

Tour new exhibition From Houdini to Hugo: the Art of Brian Selznick and try your hand at drawing your own magical illustrations with a drop-in studio workshop. Experience sleight of hand magic tricks or enjoy a screening of the movie Hugo (2011), adapted from Brian Selznick’s book The Invention of Hugo Cabret.

About Art Is After Dark

The Museum comes alive on select Friday nights! Each night is unique with live music, special performances, Studio activities, films, gallery games, tours, and more! Plus, stroll the galleries and enjoy a cash bar with snacks in the Thronson Café. Free for Members, $8 in advance or $10 at the door for Non-Members.

There’s more!

You can also sign up for the popular Friday Evening Adult Workshops from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Studio. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Pre-registration is required. Must be 21 participate. $30 Members, $35 Non-Members. Click here for more information.

Clay Date
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

Clay Date is back by popular demand! Led by Museum Studio Instructor. Clay Date is a different kind of evening activity for friends and dates to mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Space is limited, so sign up early! No experience necessary. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Must be 21 and over to participate.

Dec
5
Fri
Art is Tasty
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month

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 of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

May 2: The Mermaid, Howard Pyle
June 6: Delaware Passage, Robert Stackhouse
July 11*: Persian Window, Dale Chihuly
August 1: Rooftop Routine, Christian Jankowski
September 5: Paul Bocuse’s World, Red Grooms
October 3: Louise Nevelson Rain Forest,Column XX
November 7: Cover Art forThe Houdini Box, Brian Selznick
December 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth

*New date scheduled in observation of the holiday.

Dec
12
Fri
Art is After Dark: Winter Festival
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 12 @ 10:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at the Museum! Finish up (or start!) your holiday shopping at the Winter Art Fair, tour festive works in the collection, and enjoy a holiday concert by the Wilmington Handbells. Taste wine while you create your own holiday greeting cards in the Studio!

About Art Is After Dark

The Museum comes alive on select Friday nights! Each night is unique with live music, special performances, Studio activities, films, gallery games, tours, and more! Plus, stroll the galleries and enjoy a cash bar with snacks in the Thronson Café. Free for Members, $8 in advance or $10 at the door for Non-Members.

There’s more!

You can also sign up for the popular Friday Evening Adult Workshops from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Studio. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Pre-registration is required. Must be 21 participate. $30 Members, $35 Non-Members. Click here for more information.