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Art is Tasty
Art is Tasty
Sep 5 @ 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). August 1: Rooftop Routine, Christian Jankowski September 5: Paul Bocuse’s World, Red Grooms October 3: Louise Nevelson Rain Forest,Column XX November 7: Cover Art forThe Houdini Box, Brian Selznick December 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth *New date scheduled in observation of the holiday.
Art is After Dark: Artful Yoga
Art is After Dark: Artful Yoga
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:59 pm
Art is After Dark: Artful Yoga
Bring your mat and practice yoga among art at the Museum! Join instructor Hunter Clarke-Fields for a relaxing session of yoga and learn more about zen works in the contemporary collection on a docent-led tour. Session 1 (6:30 p.m. = moved indoors): Flow from the Inside Out: Experience Core-strength vinyasa, the most organic form of flowing yoga. In this all-levels class, Hunter will teach you how to move “from the inside-out,” for greater stability and ease in your yoga. This class is for those who want to move. Session 2 (8:00 p.m. indoors): Yoga with the Heart of Loving-Kindness: Relax, revive,...
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Reading between the Lines of Time and Space: Remediation and the Illustrated Periodical
Reading between the Lines of Tim...
Sep 12 @ 5:45 pm – 7:44 pm
Reading between the Lines of Time and Space: Remediation and the Illustrated Periodical
Lecture: 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Reception: 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Professor Lorraine Janzen Kooistra of Ryerson University and Co-Director for the Centre for Digital Humanities at Ryerson will explore the combination of images and text at the margins of periodical pages, intersections of representation, and Victorian-illustrated periodicals. Kooistra’s talk will discuss how the 19th-century press relates to today’s technology and culture. Following the lecture, guests are invited to attend a cocktail reception with remarks by Delaware Art Museum Chief Curator Margaretta Frederick. This lecture is provided by the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals’ annual conference. Cash bar. Registration...
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Gallery Chat
Gallery Chat
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 1:59 pm
Gallery Chat
Join guest curators Neil Shapiro and George Sparacio for a gallery chat about the exhibition Portable Fire: A History of Match Safes.  
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Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories
Sep 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:29 am
Glory of Stories
Learning about art is fun every Friday at the Delaware Art Museum! 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. September 19:  Roger the Jolly Pirate by Brett Helquist September 26: I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More by Karen Beaumont...
New! Distinguished Lecturers Series: Yoko Ono and Japanese Performance Artists with Dr. Midori Yoshimoto
New! Distinguished Lecturers Ser...
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm
New! Distinguished Lecturers Series: Yoko Ono and Japanese Performance Artists with Dr. Midori Yoshimoto
The Distinguished Lecturers Series invites noted scholars to discuss the rich layers of history and ideas underlying the Delaware Art Museum’s collections. In the early 1960s, Yoko Ono bridged the art worlds between New York and Tokyo, facilitating creative artistic exchange among artists of both worlds. This talk by Dr. Midori Yoshimoto will highlight the imaginative work of Yoko Ono during the 1960s. It will also lay out the brief history of avant-garde performance in Japan and introduce Ono’s contemporaries.
Clay Date
Clay Date
Sep 19 @ 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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Fall Equinox Labyrinth Walk
Fall Equinox Labyrinth Walk
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 6:59 pm
Fall Equinox Labyrinth Walk
Celebrate the beginning of fall with a walk in the Delaware Art Museum’s Labyrinth in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir! Free, but donations are accepted to help maintain the Museum’s labyrinth.
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Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:29 am
Glory of Stories
Learning about art is fun every Friday at the Delaware Art Museum! 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. September 19:  Roger the Jolly Pirate by Brett Helquist September 26: I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More by Karen Beaumont...
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Sunday Studio Series
Sunday Studio Series
Sep 28 @ 12:30 pm – 2:29 pm
Sunday Studio Series
Children and their families are invited to experience a new medium and activity each month in the Children’s Studio in the Bank of America Education Wing—no reservations required! This series is sponsored by AT&T. Calling all young artists and their families!  Have you ever wanted to create an outdoor sculpture and see it at the Museum?  At Sunday Studio on June 29 from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., kids and adults can construct their own Garden Sculptures out of a variety of materials and install their own creations in the Museum’s Copeland Sculpture Garden throughout the summer.  Join us for...
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