Adult Programs

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

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).

March 7: Path through Rocks and Bushes, John Sloan
April 4: Claude Montana, Scott Heiser
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

May
3
Sat
Cathedral Choir Concert
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

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 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

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

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.

Studio Workshops: 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
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

clay-hands_tnThe APRIL date for 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

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

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

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).

March 7: Path through Rocks and Bushes, John Sloan
April 4: Claude Montana, Scott Heiser
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

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

Celebrate summer with a battle of the bands among the sculptures in the Copeland Sculpture Garden! Try your hand at plein air painting (“in open air”) outside while cooling off with a refreshing beer and wine bar.

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-hands_tnThe APRIL date for 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.

Jul
4
Fri
Art Is Tasty
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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).

March 7: Path through Rocks and Bushes, John Sloan
April 4: Claude Montana, Scott Heiser
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

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! Jaamil Kosoko, poet, curator, and performance artist, will give a tour of the current exhibition in his alter-ego, Jerimiah. Melissa Diane will perform works that include movement, text, and audience interaction.

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 – 9:00 pm

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.

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

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).

March 7: Path through Rocks and Bushes, John Sloan
April 4: Claude Montana, Scott Heiser
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

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

Summer is in full swing this month with the return of “Doggy Days of Summer,” a partnership event with the Delaware Humane Association. Don’t have a furry friend? Join us for a lecture by Curator of American Art Heather Campbell Coyle.

Partners: Delaware Humane Association

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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
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

clay-hands_tnThe APRIL date for 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.

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

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).

March 7: Path through Rocks and Bushes, John Sloan
April 4: Claude Montana, Scott Heiser
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

Art is After Dark: TBD
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 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 – 9:00 pm

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

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).

March 7: Path through Rocks and Bushes, John Sloan
April 4: Claude Montana, Scott Heiser
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

Oct
10
Fri
Art is After Dark: Movie Night and Labyrinth Walk
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 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-hands_tnThe APRIL date for 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.

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

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).

March 7: Path through Rocks and Bushes, John Sloan
April 4: Claude Montana, Scott Heiser
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

Nov
14
Fri
Art is After Dark: From Houdini to Hugo
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 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-hands_tnThe APRIL date for 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.

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

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).

March 7: Path through Rocks and Bushes, John Sloan
April 4: Claude Montana, Scott Heiser
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

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

Clay Date
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

clay-hands_tnThe APRIL date for 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.