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Writers in Wilmington: Cristina Garcia 7:00 pm
Writers in Wilmington: Cristina Garcia
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm
Writers in Wilmington: Cristina Garcia
Cristina Garcia is the author of seven novels, including: Dreaming in Cuban, The Agüero Sisters, and, most recently, the darkly comedic King of Cuba. One of the most acclaimed contemporary American novelists, García’s work has been nominated for a National Book Award and translated into 14 languages. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, and an NEA grant.
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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. February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds March 13...
Art is Tasty 12:00 pm
Art is Tasty
Mar 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). February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle June 5: The Labyrinth July 3: Alegria Invade As Ruas/Happiness Invadesthe Streets 86, Jonas dos Santos August 7: Atlantic City Beach, Reginald Marsh September 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie...
Dog Dogs Members Preview 6:00 pm
Dog Dogs Members Preview
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dog Dogs Members Preview
Members and their guests only Celebrate the opening of Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs. Museum Members are invited to participate in a contest matching pets to their owners, and enjoy live music by Tony Mowen. Become “Best in Show” in our doggy photo booth and hoist a trophy, don the ribbon, and pose with our doggy props.  Local animal awareness organizations will be on hand to provide adoption and welfare education. All guests will receive a “doggy bag” of goodies. A great time suitable for the entire family!* Curator Heather Campbell Coyle will lead tours of the exhibition at 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. RSVP by February...
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Sunday Studio 12:00 pm
Sunday Studio
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunday Studio
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. Ages 6+ and adults.  March 8 Dog Portrait Paintings April 12 Building Up Layers in Art May 10 A Masterpiece for Mom
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Mar 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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. February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds March 13...
Clay Date 7:00 pm
Clay Date
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date
PLEASE NOTE: This session 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.
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Dr. Joan Navarre, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin 7:00 pm
Dr. Joan Navarre, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm
Dr. Joan Navarre, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin
From the moment of its publication in 1894, the English illustrated edition of Salomé by Oscar Wilde and Aubrey Beardsley has been controversial, with Beardsley bearing the brunt of the blame. Erotic details—openly portrayed—appeared to have nothing to do with Wilde’s words. For more than 100 years, critics have debated whether the compositions really illustrate the text. This lecture explores the publishing history of the Wilde-Beardsley collaboration and sheds light on the responses (often resentful) of various readers, including the original publishers. About Distinguished Lecturers Series This series invites noted scholars to discuss the rich layers of history and ideas underlying...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Mar 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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. February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds March 13...
Spring Equinox Labyrinth Walk 1:00 pm
Spring Equinox Labyrinth Walk
Mar 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Spring Equinox Labyrinth Walk
Celebrate the first day of spring with an afternoon walk in the Delaware Art Museum 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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Passion and the Pre-Raphaelites: Rosanne Vita Nahass, piano 7:30 pm
Passion and the Pre-Raphaelites: Rosanne Vita Nahass, piano
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm
Passion and the Pre-Raphaelites: Rosanne Vita Nahass, piano
Noted for her fusing of music and the visual arts, pianist Rosanne Vita Nahass offers an impressive program that explores music created in the era of the Pre-Raphaelite artists and their pursuit of earthly passion and spirituality. The program includes two major works by Franz Liszt (the Funérailles, composed in the same year as the founding of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, 1849, and the 1853 Sonata in b minor) as well as works by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, and Alexander Scriabin. Learn more about Concerts on Kentmere.
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Teacher Workshop: Mathematics and Art 8:30 am
Teacher Workshop: Mathematics and Art
Mar 27 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Teacher Workshop: Mathematics and Art
Rebecca Arkenberg, Educator, Metropolitan Museum of Art How are shapes related to the geometry of composition in works of art from the Delaware Art Museum’s 20th- and 21st-century American collection? Find out and explore the magic of shapes with this hands-on workshop for math and art teachers. The workshop will include interdisciplinary strategies for viewing works of art and will address assessments aligned to the Common Core. To participate, please register through the Delaware Teacher Center by calling 302.736.6723 or 800.282.8770.
Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Mar 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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. February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds March 13...
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