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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides 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
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Museum guides 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
Sep 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides 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
Sep 2 @ 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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Summer Happy Hours 5:00 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Sep 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Sep 7 @ 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. Sept 21 The Incredible Book-Eating Boy, Oliver Jeffers Sept 28 The Imaginary Garden, Andrew Larsen Oct 5 Julián is a Mermaid, Jessica Love Oct 12 Mouse Paint, Ellen Stoll Walsh Oct 19 Special Edition: Storyteller in Residence – Families are welcome to join Preschool Audiences to listen to master storyteller Jeff Hopkins on this Friday morning. Free admission. Oct...
Art is Tasty 12:00 pm
Art is Tasty
Sep 7 @ 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). 2018 Topics Click on the the dates below to register. January 5: Reclining Nude, Abraham S. Baylinson February 2: Tobias Curing his Father’s Blindness, Benjamin West March 2: Toilette of a Roman Lady, Simeon Solomon April 6: Trees in a Lane, John Ruskin, and Sycamore Tree, Andrew Wyeth May 4: Eleanor of Aquitaine, Grace Hartigan June 1: In the Park, Bernie Felch July...
Eat Your Art Out: A Farm-to-Table Dining Experience 5:30 pm
Eat Your Art Out: A Farm-to-Table Dining Experience
Sep 7 @ 5:30 pm
Eat Your Art Out: A Farm-to-Table Dining Experience
SOLD OUT 5:30 p.m. Cocktails | 6:15 p.m. Dinner Experience a locally sourced farm-to-table dinner in the Museum’s Copeland Sculpture Garden designed by Chef Dan Butler of Toscana! Savor courses inspired by works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. The evening will include complimentary beer and wine, a string ensemble to accompany dinner, and a curator-led tour of the featured works. In the event of inclement weather, the dinner will be held indoors. Space is limited. Menu Red & Yellow Watermelon, Feta, Fresh Mint & Lime calabrian black pepper & balsamic Inspired by Rome II, Al Held Smoked Trout and...
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides 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
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Museum guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
REPLICA – Jonah Bokaer Choreography 7:00 pm
REPLICA – Jonah Bokaer Choreography
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm
REPLICA - Jonah Bokaer Choreography @ Delaware Art Museum Copeland Sculpture Garden
Dance, sculpture, and projected images combine to create awe-inspiring visual illusions Jonah Bokaer’s engaging performance, REPLICA, will be held in the Museum’s Copeland Sculpture Garden. Cultivating a new form of choreography with a structure that relies on visual art and design, Bokaer aims to transform notions of how the public sees and understands dance. Employing videos and still images, REPLICA is a masterful performance that melds the worlds of dance, sculpture, and visual art and creates intriguing visual illusions. Bokaer completed a dual degree in visual and media arts at the New School in New York City while dancing with...
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Sunday Studio 12:00 pm
Sunday Studio
Sep 9 @ 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! Recommended for ages 6+ and adults. Sept 9 Artistic Instruments Oct 14 Paper Sculptures Nov 11 Fantastic Felting
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides 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
Sep 9 @ 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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Bus Trip to the New York Botanical Gardens featuring Georgia O’Keefe: Visions of Hawai’i
Bus Trip to the New York Botanical Gardens featuring Georgia O’Keefe: Visions of Hawai’i
Sep 13 all-day
Bus Trip to the New York Botanical Gardens featuring Georgia O'Keefe: Visions of Hawai'i
SOLD OUT Only a few spots left! Discover pioneering American modernist Georgia O’Keefe’s fascinating immersion in the 1939 Hawaiian Islands. This groundbreaking exhibition will offer a rare focus on O’Keefe’s paintings created during a three-month stay commissioned by the Hawaiian Pineapple Company (now Dole) and spotlight the legendary artist’s transformative experience there. Your day will include roundtrip motor coach, a stunning display of more than 15 of O’Keefe’s Hawai’i paintings, a lush flower show evoking the gardens and landscapes that inspired O’Keefe and showcasing the breathtaking flora and ecology of Hawai’i, and a chef’s luncheon in The Garden Terrace Foyer....
Summer Happy Hours 5:00 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Sep 14 @ 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. Sept 21 The Incredible Book-Eating Boy, Oliver Jeffers Sept 28 The Imaginary Garden, Andrew Larsen Oct 5 Julián is a Mermaid, Jessica Love Oct 12 Mouse Paint, Ellen Stoll Walsh Oct 19 Special Edition: Storyteller in Residence – Families are welcome to join Preschool Audiences to listen to master storyteller Jeff Hopkins on this Friday morning. Free admission. Oct...
Clay Date 7:00 pm
Clay Date
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date
Mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio! Enjoy beer, wine, and light snacks. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery that the Museum will glaze. No experience necessary. Must be 21 or older to participate. Instructor: Peter Morgan.  SEPTEMBER  OCTOBER  NOVEMBER
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides 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
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Museum guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
Spotlight Tours 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Enjoy a tour of the Museum’s Collection through a new lens. Saturdays, September 15 & 22, October 6 & 13: Local Pride: Art and Artists from Greater Wilmington Sundays, September 30, October 7 & 14: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Artists: Rebels with a Cause
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides 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.
Wilmington 1968: Commissioned Performances 1:00 pm
Wilmington 1968: Commissioned Performances
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm
Wilmington 1968: Commissioned Performances
Throughout the series of summer exhibition focused on the Civil Rights Movement, three original performances by local and regional performing artists will respond to the disturbances and subsequent occupation in Wilmington. These interdisciplinary performances and unique collaborations will combine music, visual arts, dance, and storytelling to interpret, give context, and call us to action around the events that shaped our nation and city. Uprising: Remembrance, Resistance, Revival Sunday, September 16 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. UPRISING is a multidisciplinary art production featuring the artwork of Terrance Vann and choreography by Ashley SK Davis. Using modern dance and contemporary art,...
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Sep 16 @ 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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Summer Happy Hours 5:00 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Sep 21 @ 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. Sept 21 The Incredible Book-Eating Boy, Oliver Jeffers Sept 28 The Imaginary Garden, Andrew Larsen Oct 5 Julián is a Mermaid, Jessica Love Oct 12 Mouse Paint, Ellen Stoll Walsh Oct 19 Special Edition: Storyteller in Residence – Families are welcome to join Preschool Audiences to listen to master storyteller Jeff Hopkins on this Friday morning. Free admission. Oct...
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides 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
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Museum guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
Spotlight Tours 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Enjoy a tour of the Museum’s Collection through a new lens. Saturdays, September 15 & 22, October 6 & 13: Local Pride: Art and Artists from Greater Wilmington Sundays, September 30, October 7 & 14: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Artists: Rebels with a Cause
Peace Week Delaware & Fall Equinox Labyrinth Walk 6:00 pm
Peace Week Delaware & Fall Equinox Labyrinth Walk
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Peace Week Delaware & Fall Equinox Labyrinth Walk
Participate in Peace Week Delaware with a walk in the Delaware Art Museum Labyrinth in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir. Peace Week raises awareness and hope for peace in our communities, nation, and world. There is no fee for this program, but donations are accepted to help maintain the Museum’s Labyrinth.
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides 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.
Artists on Art: Burchfield & Hopper from a Painter’s Perspective 2:00 pm
Artists on Art: Burchfield & Hopper from a Painter’s Perspective
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm
Artists on Art: Burchfield & Hopper from a Painter’s Perspective
Painter Philip Koch will explore the work of Charles Burchfield and Edward Hopper from an artist’s point of view and discuss how these painters influenced his own practice.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Sep 23 @ 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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For Freedoms Town Hall: Restorative Schools Issue Campaign 5:30 pm
For Freedoms Town Hall: Restorative Schools Issue Campaign
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
For Freedoms Town Hall: Restorative Schools Issue Campaign @ Kingswood Community Center
In partnership with Network Delaware, the Museum will present a Town Hall discussion on the Restorative Schools Issue Campaign moderated by exhibiting artist and For Freedoms co-founder Hank Willis Thomas. A panel of community residents, organizers, practitioners, and scholars focused on civil rights, racial and social justice, law, and youth advocacy will facilitate a rich dialogue with community members. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Town Hall starts at 6:00 p.m. Light snacks and refreshments available. Complimentary childcare available onsite. Free and open to the public.  Using art as a means to examine civic issues, the Museum strives to be a vital...
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Summer Happy Hours 5:00 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the...
DelArt Readers: Book Club 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club @ Delaware Art Museum Thronson Café
The DelArt Readers will select a book (or a collection of articles, or a film) each month. Our selections will have an arty or creative slant to them as we attempt to cross boundaries, giving our readers the opportunity to learn, question, debate and champion texts of every kind.  Our meetings occasionally take place off site as we explore and embrace the creative community of greater Wilmington. RSVP encouraged but not required—email ejarvis@delart.org. 2018 Schedule Thursday, June 28 My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk Thursday, July 26 Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong Thursday, August...
Concerts on Kentmere: Pyxis Piano Quartet 7:30 pm
Concerts on Kentmere: Pyxis Piano Quartet
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm
Concerts on Kentmere: Pyxis Piano Quartet @ Delaware Art Museum
Pyxis Piano Quartet performs chamber concerts that include works from the sonata, duo, and trio repertoire as well as traditional and contemporary masterpieces for piano quartet. Compelling, engaging and informative, the vibrant performances of Pyxis Piano Quartet have become increasingly sought after in the mid-Atlantic region. The Philadelphia Inquirer has described Pyxis as “excellent,” and Christine Facciolo (deartsinfo.com) stated in a recent review “balance, ensemble, superb intonation and sensitive interpretation characterized this performance.” Each concert begins with a short curator talk exploring connections with the collection.  The Thronson Café serves drinks and light fare before each concert; coffee and desserts...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Sep 28 @ 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. Sept 21 The Incredible Book-Eating Boy, Oliver Jeffers Sept 28 The Imaginary Garden, Andrew Larsen Oct 5 Julián is a Mermaid, Jessica Love Oct 12 Mouse Paint, Ellen Stoll Walsh Oct 19 Special Edition: Storyteller in Residence – Families are welcome to join Preschool Audiences to listen to master storyteller Jeff Hopkins on this Friday morning. Free admission. Oct...
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Korean Festival 11:00 am
Korean Festival
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Korean Festival
Immerse yourself in traditional and modern Korean culture through art, music, dance, and food. Enjoy Korean-inspired art activities, a photo booth, Korean snack sampling, TaeKwonDo demonstrations, hands-on activities, and much more. Artwork created by students from the Delaware Korean School will be on display and Korean food will be available for purchase. Recommended for all ages. This family-friendly event will leave you saying Sarang-hae-yo Korea – I love Korea!  Schedule of Events 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Korean-inspired art activities, Korean Kimchi table setup, art display by students from the Delaware Korean School, Korean snack sampling, personalized Hangul script demonstrations, and photobooth with props and...
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides 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
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Museum guides 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
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides 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
Sep 30 @ 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.
Spotlight Tours 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Enjoy a tour of the Museum’s Collection through a new lens. Saturdays, September 15 & 22, October 6 & 13: Local Pride: Art and Artists from Greater Wilmington Sundays, September 30, October 7 & 14: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Artists: Rebels with a Cause