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Nature Morte Opening Reception with Bruce Katsiff
Nature Morte Opening Reception w...
Oct 5 @ 1:30 pm – 3:29 pm
Nature Morte Opening Reception with Bruce Katsiff
Join photographer Bruce Katsiff and Delaware Art Museum Curator Heather Campbell Coyle for an engaging gallery talk on Nature Morte: Platinum Prints by Bruce Katsiff. Light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.
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Art is After Dark: Labyrinth (1986) Movie Night and Labyrinth Walk
Art is After Dark: Labyrinth (19...
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:59 pm
Join us for a after-hours labyrinth walk  in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir and special film screening of Labyrinth (1986) in Fusco Grand Hall. *The tour of the collection has been canceled. 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Labyrinth walk 7:30 p.m.  Film starts 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...
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Brian Selznick Members Preview
Brian Selznick Members Preview
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Brian Selznick Members Preview
Members and guests only Join us for Delaware Art Museum’s family-friendly opening celebration for From Houdini to Hugo: The Art of Brian Selznick. Party guests will stroll back in time as the Museum is transformed into the grand concourse of a 20th-century Parisian train station inspired by Selznick’s award-winning children’s book, The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Traditional station-style merchants such as a street performer, a fortune teller and flower shopkeeper will entertain. Refreshments reminiscent of a French café will be served. Sweet candy treats will be offered by Table at Brandywine. Enter a drawing to win travel for two by Amtrak...
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From Houdini to Hugo Family Day, Artist Talk, and Book Signing
From Houdini to Hugo Family Day,...
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:59 pm
From Houdini to Hugo Family Day, Artist Talk, and Book Signing
Get ready to go on an adventure with the whole family and explore the art and imagination behind Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator and author Brian Selznick. Families will create art projects inspired by Selznick’s illustrations and stories as well as enjoy an entertaining magic show. Selznick will give a talk and Q&A followed by a book signing. Sponsored by:   Schedule 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Art Stations Fusco Hall & East Court Create works of art inspired by Brian Selznick’s illustration with a variety of media and techniques. 11:15 a.m. – Magic Show DuPont Auditorium Enjoy an entertaining and...
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New! Writers in Wilmington: Readings by Contemporary Authors
New! Writers in Wilmington: Read...
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm
New! Writers in Wilmington: Readings by Contemporary Authors
This exciting new series brings notable writers to the Museum from Delaware and beyond for enthralling readings of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. Jeanne Murray Walker Thursday, October 23 | 7:30 p.m. Join poet, memoirist, and playwright Jeanne Murray Walker for an engaging reading of selected poems. Walker is the author of eight volumes of poetry, including Helping the Morning: New and Selected Poems and A Deed to the Light. Her memoir, The Geography of Memory: A Pilgrimage through Alzheimer’s, tells the hair-raising, often funny story of the decade she and her sister cared for their mother. Walker is Professor of English at The University...
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Luminaria Labyrinth Walks
Luminaria Labyrinth Walks
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 6:59 pm
Luminaria Labyrinth Walks
Illuminated by tea lights, this labyrinth program is the perfect way to wind down at the end of a long day. Free, but donations are accepted to help maintain the Museum’s labyrinth.
New! Concerts on Kentmere: Pyxis Piano Quartet
New! Concerts on Kentmere: Pyxis...
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:29 pm
New! Concerts on Kentmere: Pyxis Piano Quartet
To celebrate the first concert of their new season, the musicians—Meredith Amado, violin; Amy Leonard, viola; Jie Jin, cello; and Hiroko Yamazaki, piano—have created an exciting program blending romantic, modern, contemporary, and popular sounds, including Stravinsky’s Suite Italienne, Schumann’s Fairy Tales, Josef Suk’s Piano Quartet, and two powerful evocations of Argentine Tango by Astor Piazzola. Tickets can be purchased online by clicking the “Tickets” button at the top of this page or by calling Alfredo Franco at 302.351.8509.
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Teacher Workshop: Writing and the Visual Arts
Teacher Workshop: Writing and th...
Oct 31 @ 8:00 am – 2:59 pm
Teacher Workshop: Writing and the Visual Arts
This workshop, open to all K-12 teachers, explores how the study of works of visual art can stimulate increased writing, reading, and linguistic skills. Participants will work in the galleries guided by an art historian, a professional writing teacher, and a dancer to understand the history of the relationship between images and words. Teachers will also be given images for use in their classrooms to generate writing among their students. This workshop will show the relevance of the visual arts to English, world languages, the humanities, and the Sciences, along with addressing anchor standards 1, 5, and 7. For more...
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories
Oct 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:29 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 3 – 6. Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Click here for more information. October 31: The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Lynda Williams November 7: The Boy Who Longed for a Lift by Norma Farber November 14: The Dot by Peter H....