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Mural Arts Interpretation Project Unveiling 6:00 pm
Mural Arts Interpretation Project Unveiling
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mural Arts Interpretation Project Unveiling
In honor of Black History Month, the Museum will unveil an Aaron Douglas-inspired mural created by local high school students. The February 4th unveiling ceremony is open to the public and will include a short presentation from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. It will feature the students and local arts educator and artist Chad Cortez Everett, who will speak about the art making process. Light refreshments will be served. About the 2016 Mural Arts Interpretation Project: Aaron Douglas The mural is part of the Museum’s Mural Arts Interpretation Project, a student-art initiative created last fall with the goal of exposing underserved...
Concerts on Kentmere 2015–16: Site & Sound 7:30 pm
Concerts on Kentmere 2015–16: Site & Sound
Feb 4 @ 7:30 pm
Concerts on Kentmere 2015–16: Site & Sound
Harmonizing with the murals of Howard Pyle Celebrating the landmark murals of Howard Pyle, Pyxis will present music from that era, including To a Wild Rose and other works by American composer Edward MacDowell (1860-1908) and the Piano Quartet by Bostonian Arthur Foote (1853-1937), as well asAllegro Appassionato by Camille Saint-Saens and Gabriel Faure’s Sicillienne. At 7:30 pm before each concert, there will be a 15-minute pre-concert talk. The Museum is now open until 8:00 pm on Thursday evenings, and before the concerts, the Thronson Café will serve drinks and light fare for purchase. Performances begin at 8:00 pm, with...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Feb 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitor 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. Feb 5 Journey, Aaron Becker Feb 12 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring Feb 19 Dragon Dancing, Pierr Morgan Feb 26 Black? White! Day? Night! A Book of Opposites, Laura Vaccaro Seeger March 4 Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan March 11 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes by Sherry Shahan March 18 Shortcut by David MacAulay March...
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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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Sketch It! 4:00 pm
Sketch It!
Feb 11 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sketch It!
Stop by the gallery to draw from a work of art, and turn your sketch into a punny Valentine’s card for your sweetheart. Inspiration and materials provided.
Valentine’s Speakeasy 5:00 pm
Valentine’s Speakeasy
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Valentine's Speakeasy
Grab a date or a friend and head to the Museum for a speakeasy-inspired Valentine’s Day soirée! Dress your best and enjoy prohibition-era cocktails, Jazz Age music by Drew Nugent and the Midnight Society, swing dancing demonstrations from the University of Delaware Swing Club, sketching in the galleries, and more. Valentine’s speakeasy cocktails and treats will be available in the Thronson Café with a secret password given at the front desk the night of the event. Prohibition-era attire is encouraged, but not required. Check out our Pinterest page for ideas.    
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Feb 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitor 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. Feb 5 Journey, Aaron Becker Feb 12 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring Feb 19 Dragon Dancing, Pierr Morgan Feb 26 Black? White! Day? Night! A Book of Opposites, Laura Vaccaro Seeger March 4 Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan March 11 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes by Sherry Shahan March 18 Shortcut by David MacAulay March...
Clay Date 7:00 pm
Clay Date
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date
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. No experience necessary. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Must be 21 and older to participate.
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Spotlight Tours 1:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
New in 2016! Enjoy a lively Docent-led tour focused on thought-provoking themes in the Museum’s collection. Complimentary coffee is available afterwards in the Thronson Café. February 13: The Many Looks of Love in Art March 12: Howard Pyle: Giant of the Brandywine April 9: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Artists: Rebels with a Cause May 14: Face Off: Powerful Portraits
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Feb 13 @ 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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Sunday Studio 12:00 pm
Sunday Studio
Feb 14 @ 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. February 14: Jim Dine Heart Assemblage March 13: Cascarones with guest artist Marta Sanchez April 10: Graphic Posters & Prints May 15: Family Portraits
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitor 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. Feb 5 Journey, Aaron Becker Feb 12 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring Feb 19 Dragon Dancing, Pierr Morgan Feb 26 Black? White! Day? Night! A Book of Opposites, Laura Vaccaro Seeger March 4 Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan March 11 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes by Sherry Shahan March 18 Shortcut by David MacAulay March...
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Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Monkey 11:00 am
Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Monkey
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Monkey
Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Delaware Art Museum! This celebration includes traditional Chinese art activities, artist demonstrations, a gallery scavenger hunt, a lion and folk dance and Chinese yo-yo performance by the Chinese American Community Center Folk and Lion Dance Troupes and Yo-Yo Club, and additional special performances from the Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society. Artwork created by children from the Chinese School of Delaware to commemorate this holiday will be on view. This program is presented in conjunction with the Hanlin Chinese Culture Association. Schedule 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Chinese New Year-inspired Art Activities 11:30 a.m. – Noon Lion Dance and Folk Dance by the Chinese American Community...
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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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Connected: Antonio’s Peace Garden with the Creative Vision Factory 4:00 pm
Connected: Antonio’s Peace Garden with the Creative Vision Factory
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Connected: Antonio’s Peace Garden with the Creative Vision Factory
Led by the Creative Vision Factory, this collaborative, hands-on mosaic workshop will allow participants to learn about and create mosaics as a part of a larger sculpture for a community peace garden in Wilmington. About Connected Series Connected is a new program series featuring events produced by the community, for the community. Each program fuses together new ideas to make unique connections to the Museum and arts and culture in Wilmington. All events are free and open to the public.  
Sketch It! 4:00 pm
Sketch It!
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sketch It!
Stop by the galleries to sketch, doodle, and draw together, inspired by the collection. Materials provided. All ages welcome.  
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitor 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. Feb 5 Journey, Aaron Becker Feb 12 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring Feb 19 Dragon Dancing, Pierr Morgan Feb 26 Black? White! Day? Night! A Book of Opposites, Laura Vaccaro Seeger March 4 Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan March 11 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes by Sherry Shahan March 18 Shortcut by David MacAulay March...
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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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