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Our America Tours in Spanish 12:30 pm
Our America Tours in Spanish
May 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Our America Tours in Spanish
Every Sunday Explore rich and diverse Latino art with a guided tour of Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art in Spanish. Visitas Guiadas en Español a Nuestra América Todos los domingos: Del 06 de marzo al 29 de mayo | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Explore la riqueza y diversidad del arte latino con una visita guiada en español a Nuestra América: La Presencia Latina en el Arte Estadounidense. Gratis. Sponsors Our America Tours in Spanish are made possible by: Shelley A. Kinsella, Managing Shareholder Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena, Director & Shareholder
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 1 @ 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
May 1 @ 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
May 6 @ 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. April 22: Ish by Peter Reynolds April 29: Spoon by Amy Krouse and Rosenthal Scott Magoon May 6: Abuela by Arthur Dorros May 13: Telephone by Mac Barnett May 20: Round is a Tortilla by Roseanne Thong May 27: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems June 3: Hot City by Barbara Joose June 10: Too...
Art is Tasty 12:00 pm
Art is Tasty
May 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). El Arte es Sabroso Viernes 1ro de abril al mediodía El arte es sabroso es un ciclo de almuerzos los primeros viernes de cada mes, que combina un conversatorio de 30 minutos sobre una obra de arte con un delicioso almuerzo en el Thronson Café. En abril, el arte es sabroso presentará Una ofrenda para...
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Kids’ Corner Grand Opening: Kaleidoscope Cove 11:00 am
Kids’ Corner Grand Opening: Kaleidoscope Cove
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kids’ Corner Grand Opening: Kaleidoscope Cove
Join us for a grand opening of Kaleidoscope Cove, an interactive installation designed by our Family-in-Residence, the Voltas! Kaleidoscope Cove explores Howard Pyle’s work through a kaleidoscopic lens. The temporary installation features a cascading paper garland waterfall and curtain of paper gold coins, a kid-sized geometric cove, and details of Pyle’s work patterned on the walls. Drop-in on May 7 to meet the artists, make kaleidoscopes, and explore the space! Refreshments will be served. Registration required.
Cathedral Choir and Rainbow Chorale of Delaware Performance 12:00 pm
Cathedral Choir and Rainbow Chorale of Delaware Performance
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Cathedral Choir and Rainbow Chorale of Delaware Performance
The Delaware Art Museum welcomes the Cathedral Choir School of Delaware and the Rainbow Chorale of Delaware for a special performance. All ages. Free with Museum admission. The Cathedral Choir School of Delaware provides professional music training, leadership development, language skills, academic support and mentoring in an intergenerational environment for youth in Wilmington, Delaware, and the surrounding region. The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware seeks to represent the positive face of Delaware’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community and their straight allies, plus provide opportunities to perform high-quality choral music in a supportive and affirming environment. In addition, the RCD supports...
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 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.
World Labyrinth Day 1:00 pm
World Labyrinth Day
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
World Labyrinth Day
World Labyrinth Day is celebrated around the world on the first Saturday in May. It is a day designated to bring people from all over the planet together in celebration of the labyrinth as a symbol and tool for healing and peace. Join us as we “Walk as One at One!” Free, but donations are accepted to maintain the Labyrinth.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
May 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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Sunday Studio 12:00 pm
Sunday Studio
May 8 @ 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. May 8: Family Portraits May 15: Family Portraits June 12: Family art challenge July 10: Black, white, and read all over: Comic strips Aug 14: Make-believe creatures Estudio Artístico Dominical Segundos domingos | Mediodía – 3:00 p.m. Cada mes, niños y adultos pueden crear obras de arte juntos en el ala de Estudios Educativos del Banco de América—¡No se...
Our America Tours in Spanish 12:30 pm
Our America Tours in Spanish
May 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Our America Tours in Spanish
Every Sunday Explore rich and diverse Latino art with a guided tour of Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art in Spanish. Visitas Guiadas en Español a Nuestra América Todos los domingos: Del 06 de marzo al 29 de mayo | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Explore la riqueza y diversidad del arte latino con una visita guiada en español a Nuestra América: La Presencia Latina en el Arte Estadounidense. Gratis. Sponsors Our America Tours in Spanish are made possible by: Shelley A. Kinsella, Managing Shareholder Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena, Director & Shareholder
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 8 @ 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
May 8 @ 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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Annual Members Meeting 5:30 pm
Annual Members Meeting
May 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Annual Members Meeting
All Delaware Art Museum Members are invited to join the Museum’s Board of Trustees for an informative presentation about the state of the Museum. Following the meeting, please stay and celebrate the Museum’s 2015 accomplishments with refreshments and a open bar. RSVP by contacting Heather Morrissey at 302.351.8526 or hmorrissey@delart.org by Monday, May 2. A quorum of Membership must be present to elect new Trustees. Click here to learn about individuals nominated by the Delaware Art Museum’s Board of Trustees to serve three-year terms as Museum Trustees.
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Sketch It! 4:00 pm
Sketch It!
May 12 @ 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.  
Concerts on Kentmere 2015–16: Site & Sound 7:30 pm
Concerts on Kentmere 2015–16: Site & Sound
May 12 @ 7:30 pm
Concerts on Kentmere 2015–16: Site & Sound
American songs for American art Wilmington musicians Emily Samson Tepe (soprano) and Julie Nishimura (piano) pay tribute to the Museum’s American holdings with a spirited evening of contemporary song.  The evening’s offerings will include Aaron Copland’s settings of Emily Dickinson poems, songs by William Bolcom and New York composer Noa Ain, as well as settings of ee cummings’ poems by Swedish composer Robert Sund. 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...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
May 13 @ 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. April 22: Ish by Peter Reynolds April 29: Spoon by Amy Krouse and Rosenthal Scott Magoon May 6: Abuela by Arthur Dorros May 13: Telephone by Mac Barnett May 20: Round is a Tortilla by Roseanne Thong May 27: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems June 3: Hot City by Barbara Joose June 10: Too...
Clay Date – May 7:00 pm
Clay Date – May
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date - May
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.
Friday Night Print Social: Nature Printing 7:00 pm
Friday Night Print Social: Nature Printing
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday Night Print Social: Nature Printing
Instructor: Diane Podolsky Spring is here with its many wonderful colors and textures! Learn simple methods to print from natural objects such as plants, feathers, and even spider webs! These methods can be used to embellish paper, fabric, and home décor objects.
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Spotlight Tours 1:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
May 14 @ 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. Upcoming Topics May 14: Face Off: Powerful Portraits June 11: Modern Artists: New Directions, Old Influences July 9: Embrace the Shape: Sculpture Unveiled August 13: The Many Looks of Love in Art
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
May 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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Sunday Studio 12:00 pm
Sunday Studio
May 15 @ 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. May 8: Family Portraits May 15: Family Portraits June 12: Family art challenge July 10: Black, white, and read all over: Comic strips Aug 14: Make-believe creatures Estudio Artístico Dominical Segundos domingos | Mediodía – 3:00 p.m. Cada mes, niños y adultos pueden crear obras de arte juntos en el ala de Estudios Educativos del Banco de América—¡No se...
Our America Tours in Spanish 12:30 pm
Our America Tours in Spanish
May 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Our America Tours in Spanish
Every Sunday Explore rich and diverse Latino art with a guided tour of Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art in Spanish. Visitas Guiadas en Español a Nuestra América Todos los domingos: Del 06 de marzo al 29 de mayo | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Explore la riqueza y diversidad del arte latino con una visita guiada en español a Nuestra América: La Presencia Latina en el Arte Estadounidense. Gratis. Sponsors Our America Tours in Spanish are made possible by: Shelley A. Kinsella, Managing Shareholder Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena, Director & Shareholder
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 15 @ 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
May 15 @ 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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Writers in Wilmington: Marisa de los Santos 6:00 pm
Writers in Wilmington: Marisa de los Santos
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Writers in Wilmington: Marisa de los Santos
Writers in Wilmington brings notable writers to the Museum for enthralling readings of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet one of the region’s most treasured fiction writers! Marisa de los Santos, a New York Times best-selling author who lives in Wilmington, has written a number of popular novels, including Love Walked In, Belong to Me, and Falling Together. During this reading, Marisa will share excerpts from her recently released book The Precious One, a captivating novel about friendship, family, second chances, and the power of love. There will be a brief Q&A after the reading.
¡Bailamos! Latin Dance Series with Take the Lead Dance Studio 6:00 pm
¡Bailamos! Latin Dance Series with Take the Lead Dance Studio
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
¡Bailamos! Latin Dance Series with Take the Lead Dance Studio
Session 1: 6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Session 2: 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Learn how to shake and move those hips! Each month, drop in and learn the basics of a new Latin dance style with Take the Lead Dance Studio. Attend one session to get your feet wet or attend both and polish your moves. All experience levels and teens welcome. Open sessions; registration not required.  March 17:  Salsa April 21:  Merengue and Bachata May 19:  Mambo and Cha Cha ¡Bailamos! Ciclo de baile latino con el estudio de danza Take the Lead Tercer jueves del mes: 17 Marzo, 21...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
May 20 @ 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. April 22: Ish by Peter Reynolds April 29: Spoon by Amy Krouse and Rosenthal Scott Magoon May 6: Abuela by Arthur Dorros May 13: Telephone by Mac Barnett May 20: Round is a Tortilla by Roseanne Thong May 27: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems June 3: Hot City by Barbara Joose June 10: Too...
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 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.
Connected: Community Cornerstone with Delaware Shakespeare Festival – “Our America, Our Shakespeare” 1:30 pm
Connected: Community Cornerstone with Delaware Shakespeare Festival – “Our America, Our Shakespeare”
May 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Connected: Community Cornerstone with Delaware Shakespeare Festival - “Our America, Our Shakespeare"
Hear scenes and monologues written by members of Delaware’s Latino community that reflect various aspects of their experiences arriving in America, inspired by key moments in The Comedy of Errors as well as by artwork in the Delaware Art Museum’s special exhibition Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art. Light refreshments following the program. Directed by Erlina Ortiz. This program is a collaboration between the Latin American Community Center and Delaware Shakespeare Festival, in conjunction with DSF’s Summer 2016 production of The Comedy of Errors.  Connected Series Connected is a new program series featuring events produced by the community,...
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
May 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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Our America Tours in Spanish 12:30 pm
Our America Tours in Spanish
May 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Our America Tours in Spanish
Every Sunday Explore rich and diverse Latino art with a guided tour of Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art in Spanish. Visitas Guiadas en Español a Nuestra América Todos los domingos: Del 06 de marzo al 29 de mayo | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Explore la riqueza y diversidad del arte latino con una visita guiada en español a Nuestra América: La Presencia Latina en el Arte Estadounidense. Gratis. Sponsors Our America Tours in Spanish are made possible by: Shelley A. Kinsella, Managing Shareholder Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena, Director & Shareholder
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 22 @ 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
May 22 @ 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!
May 26 @ 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.  
Gallery DeTours 7:00 pm
Gallery DeTours
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gallery DeTours
Last Thursdays of the month The Gallery DeTour is not your average tour! Drop in each month and experience the collection with unconventional and interactive encounters. Each tour includes $1 off the purchase of beer or wine in the Thronson Café. April 28: Art Á La Carte – Design your own tour by choosing artworks from a four-course art menu. May 26: Snapshot – See 10 works of art in 30 minutes on this high-energy tour.
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
May 27 @ 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. April 22: Ish by Peter Reynolds April 29: Spoon by Amy Krouse and Rosenthal Scott Magoon May 6: Abuela by Arthur Dorros May 13: Telephone by Mac Barnett May 20: Round is a Tortilla by Roseanne Thong May 27: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems June 3: Hot City by Barbara Joose June 10: Too...
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NEW! Glory of Stories Saturdays 10:30 am
NEW! Glory of Stories Saturdays
May 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
NEW! Glory of Stories Saturdays
Fourth Saturday of the month 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.  April 23: Ish by Peter Reynolds May 28: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems June 25: City Hawk by Meghan McCarthy July 23: Yesterday I had the Blues by...
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 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
May 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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Our America Tours in Spanish 12:30 pm
Our America Tours in Spanish
May 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Our America Tours in Spanish
Every Sunday Explore rich and diverse Latino art with a guided tour of Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art in Spanish. Visitas Guiadas en Español a Nuestra América Todos los domingos: Del 06 de marzo al 29 de mayo | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Explore la riqueza y diversidad del arte latino con una visita guiada en español a Nuestra América: La Presencia Latina en el Arte Estadounidense. Gratis. Sponsors Our America Tours in Spanish are made possible by: Shelley A. Kinsella, Managing Shareholder Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena, Director & Shareholder
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 29 @ 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
May 29 @ 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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