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Artist Gallery Chats 6:00 pm
Artist Gallery Chats
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm
Artist Gallery Chats
Thursday, November 17:  Steven Assael Truth & Vision exhibiting artist Steven Assael will discuss his work at this informal gallery talk with time for visitor comments and questions. Assael is well known for his stunning drawings and paintings of the figure. Thursday, December 1: Margaret Bowland Truth & Vision exhibiting artist Margaret Bowland will discuss Nakedness Has No Color and White Fives during this informal gallery talk followed by a Q&A. Bowland’s work draws on the drama of the Baroque period and fuses it together with representations of modern young women and the question “What does it take to be...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up. Nov 11 Flashlight by Lizi Boyd Nov 18 The Stranger by Chris Van Allsburg Nov 25 Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson Dec 2 The Runaway Giant by Adelaide Holl Dec 9 Angelina Ice Skates by Katherine Holabird Dec 16 Nothing Sticks like a Shadow by Ann Tompert Dec 23 Canceled in observation of the holiday Dec...
Art is Tasty 12:00 pm
Art is Tasty
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty
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 Topics November 4: Enough with the Bubbles by Robert C. Jackson December 2: Hans Brinker by Frank Earle Schoonover January 6: Self-Portrait Painting Sally by Milton Avery February 3: Tar Beach 2 by Faith Ringgold
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Dec 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up. Nov 11 Flashlight by Lizi Boyd Nov 18 The Stranger by Chris Van Allsburg Nov 25 Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson Dec 2 The Runaway Giant by Adelaide Holl Dec 9 Angelina Ice Skates by Katherine Holabird Dec 16 Nothing Sticks like a Shadow by Ann Tompert Dec 23 Canceled in observation of the holiday Dec...
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Winter Arts Festival 9:00 am
Winter Arts Festival
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Winter Arts Festival
Join the Delaware Art Museum to celebrate the holiday season with the Winter Arts Festival! This family-friendly weekend event features 20 regional artisans selling their wares and holiday gifts. Local school and community choirs will perform live, festive music as families roam and participate in holiday-themed art projects. Docents will offer tours throughout the two days and the Thronson Cafe will serve refreshments by Toscana to keep you warm and toasty. Click here to learn about the Artisans. Schedule Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  Newark Charter High School Concert Choir, Kelly Kline, Choral Director 11:15 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m. ...
Holiday House Tour: Houses with History 10:00 am
Holiday House Tour: Houses with History
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday House Tour: Houses with History
Planning for the Museum Council’s 2016 Holiday House Tour: Houses with History is underway! This unique tour features homes that will not be opened for a public tour again for a generation–if ever. Don’t miss the unique opportunity to tour Wilmington’s most spectacular historic homes decorated for the holidays. The Tour will coincide with the Museum’s Annual Winter Arts Festival, which will feature 20 regional artisans and live holiday music. Proceeds support the Museum’s educational programs. TICKET UPDATE: We have closed online ticket sales due to the limited number of tickets remaining for this year’s Tour. Holiday House Tour tickets are still available at...
Glory of Stories Saturdays 10:30 am
Glory of Stories Saturdays
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories Saturdays
Select Saturdays Can’t make it to Friday’s Glory of Stories program? Join us on the fourth Saturday each month in 2016 instead! Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up.  Nov 26 Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson Dec 10 Angelina Ice Skates by Katherine Holabird Dec 31 Under and Over the Snow by Kate Messner
Holiday Family Festivities 10:30 am
Holiday Family Festivities
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Family Festivities
Enjoy a host of festive family-friendly activities at the Museum this holiday season. In Kids’ Corner, explore a geometric winter wonderland, add to our interactive igloo, and build 3-D snowflakes. Families are also invited to take a wintry walk through Copeland Sculpture Garden to search for geometric shapes.
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Winter Arts Festival 9:00 am
Winter Arts Festival
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Winter Arts Festival
Join the Delaware Art Museum to celebrate the holiday season with the Winter Arts Festival! This family-friendly weekend event features 20 regional artisans selling their wares and holiday gifts. Local school and community choirs will perform live, festive music as families roam and participate in holiday-themed art projects. Docents will offer tours throughout the two days and the Thronson Cafe will serve refreshments by Toscana to keep you warm and toasty. Click here to learn about the Artisans. Schedule Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  Newark Charter High School Concert Choir, Kelly Kline, Choral Director 11:15 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m. ...
Holiday Family Festivities 10:30 am
Holiday Family Festivities
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Family Festivities
Enjoy a host of festive family-friendly activities at the Museum this holiday season. In Kids’ Corner, explore a geometric winter wonderland, add to our interactive igloo, and build 3-D snowflakes. Families are also invited to take a wintry walk through Copeland Sculpture Garden to search for geometric shapes.
Sunday Studio 12:00 pm
Sunday Studio
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunday Studio
Second Sundays Each month, adults and children can create art together and experiment with new materials, techniques, and themes in the Bank of America Education Wing Studios—no reservations required! This series is sponsored by AT&T. Recommended for ages 6+ and adults. November 13 Clay Figures December 11 Family Ornaments January 8 Collaborative Clay February 12 Tiny Treasures  
Artist Demo: Robert C. Jackson 1:00 pm
Artist Demo: Robert C. Jackson
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm
Artist Demo: Robert C. Jackson
Stop by during Winter Arts Festival weekend to observe Truth and Vision artist Robert C. Jackson demonstrate painting techniques in the Museum’s Studio.
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up. Nov 11 Flashlight by Lizi Boyd Nov 18 The Stranger by Chris Van Allsburg Nov 25 Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson Dec 2 The Runaway Giant by Adelaide Holl Dec 9 Angelina Ice Skates by Katherine Holabird Dec 16 Nothing Sticks like a Shadow by Ann Tompert Dec 23 Canceled in observation of the holiday Dec...
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
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Slow Art Tours: Truth & Vision 1:00 pm
Slow Art Tours: Truth & Vision
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm
Slow Art Tours: Truth & Vision
Throughout Truth & Vision: 21st Century Realism, visitors can deeply engage with selected work on a Slow Art Tour. Slow Art Tours encourage people to look at art slowly and experience art in a new way. Visitors are invited to explore different perspectives through viewing and discussing art in the galleries. November 20: Paintings by Stone Roberts December 18: Listening to Dave Brubeck: Bob Frye and Dick LaBonda by Jerome Witkin January 15: Kingdom of Ends by Bo Bartlett
Highlights Tour 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
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Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk 1:00 pm
Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk
Celebrate the beginning of winter and take a break from your holiday shopping with a peaceful afternoon walk in the 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.
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Holiday Family Festivities 10:30 am
Holiday Family Festivities
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Family Festivities
Enjoy a host of festive family-friendly activities at the Museum this holiday season. In Kids’ Corner, explore a geometric winter wonderland, add to our interactive igloo, and build 3-D snowflakes. Families are also invited to take a wintry walk through Copeland Sculpture Garden to search for geometric shapes.
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Holiday Family Festivities 10:30 am
Holiday Family Festivities
Dec 29 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Family Festivities
Enjoy a host of festive family-friendly activities at the Museum this holiday season. In Kids’ Corner, explore a geometric winter wonderland, add to our interactive igloo, and build 3-D snowflakes. Families are also invited to take a wintry walk through Copeland Sculpture Garden to search for geometric shapes.
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Dec 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up. Nov 11 Flashlight by Lizi Boyd Nov 18 The Stranger by Chris Van Allsburg Nov 25 Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson Dec 2 The Runaway Giant by Adelaide Holl Dec 9 Angelina Ice Skates by Katherine Holabird Dec 16 Nothing Sticks like a Shadow by Ann Tompert Dec 23 Canceled in observation of the holiday Dec...
Holiday Family Festivities 10:30 am
Holiday Family Festivities
Dec 30 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Family Festivities
Enjoy a host of festive family-friendly activities at the Museum this holiday season. In Kids’ Corner, explore a geometric winter wonderland, add to our interactive igloo, and build 3-D snowflakes. Families are also invited to take a wintry walk through Copeland Sculpture Garden to search for geometric shapes.
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Glory of Stories Saturdays 10:30 am
Glory of Stories Saturdays
Dec 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories Saturdays
Select Saturdays Can’t make it to Friday’s Glory of Stories program? Join us on the fourth Saturday each month in 2016 instead! Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up.  Nov 26 Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson Dec 10 Angelina Ice Skates by Katherine Holabird Dec 31 Under and Over the Snow by Kate Messner
Holiday Family Festivities 10:30 am
Holiday Family Festivities
Dec 31 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Family Festivities
Enjoy a host of festive family-friendly activities at the Museum this holiday season. In Kids’ Corner, explore a geometric winter wonderland, add to our interactive igloo, and build 3-D snowflakes. Families are also invited to take a wintry walk through Copeland Sculpture Garden to search for geometric shapes.
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Dec 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Dec 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.