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Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories
Nov 7 @ 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....
Art is Tasty
Art is Tasty
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:59 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). November 7: Cover Art for The Houdini Box, Brian Selznick December 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth 2015 January 2: Bath Houses, William Glackens 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...
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The Helen Farr Sloan Legacy Society presents USA vs. Art Thieves: True Tales from the FBI’s Real Indiana Jones
The Helen Farr Sloan Legacy Soci...
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:29 pm
The Helen Farr Sloan Legacy Society presents USA vs. Art Thieves: True Tales from the FBI’s Real Indiana Jones
After a sold-out lecture in 2012, Robert Wittman, the FBI’s National Art Crime Team founder and author of a New York Times bestseller, returns with tales of his 20-year career recovering more than $300 million in stolen art. Join Wittman for this fun and informative presentation on notorious art heists and daring undercover recoveries. Space is limited. For questions, please call 302.351.8506. Presented by: Delaware Art Museum’s Helen Farr Sloan Legacy Society Sponsored by:  Northern Trust Company of Delaware
New! Writers in Wilmington: Readings by Contemporary Authors
New! Writers in Wilmington: Read...
Nov 13 @ 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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Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories
Nov 14 @ 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....
Art is After Dark: From Houdini to Hugo
Art is After Dark: From Houdini ...
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:59 pm
Art is After Dark: From Houdini to Hugo
Tour the exhibition From Houdini to Hugo: the Art of Brian Selznick and experience sleight of hand magic tricks followed by a screening of the movie Hugo (2011), adapted from Brian Selznick’s book The Invention of Hugo Cabret. 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tour of the exhibition 7:00 p.m. Magic Show 7:30 p.m. Film begins in Auditorium 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...
Clay Date
Clay Date
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Clay Date
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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Family Film: Hugo
Family Film: Hugo
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:59 pm
Family Film: Hugo
Families are invited to a special screening of the Academy Award-winning adventure drama Hugo (2011). This family film includes popcorn and a take-home activity for kids
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New! Concerts on Kentmere: Gudrun Bühler, Soprano
New! Concerts on Kentmere: Gudru...
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:29 pm
New! Concerts on Kentmere: Gudrun Bühler, Soprano
One of the greatest living practitioners of German Lieder, Gudrun Bühler will perform songs by Hugo Wolf, Mozart, and selections from Arnold Schoenberg’s 1908 song cycle, The Book of the Hanging Gardens, based on poetry by Stefan George. George was profoundly influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites and translated the work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti into German. Bühler’s recital will conclude with Lullaby by British composer Cyril Scott, based on poetry by Christina Rossetti. 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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Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories
Nov 21 @ 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....
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Sunday Studio Series: It’s Time to Create a Clock!
Sunday Studio Series: It’s Time ...
Nov 30 @ 12:30 pm – 2:29 pm
Sunday Studio Series: It’s Time to Create a Clock!
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! Ages 7+ and adults. November 30: It’s Time to Create a Clock! *Sunday Studio will switch to second Sundays beginning January 2015. This series is sponsored by AT&T.