PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Apr
3
Fri
Art is Tasty
Apr 3 @ 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).

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 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Apr
9
Thu
Barry Moser, Artist
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm

Barry MoserOne of the greatest printmakers and illustrators of our age, Barry Moser will discuss the process of developing images to illustrate Oscar Wilde’s play, Salomé. Moser will be showing images of himself at work with his assistants and models, as well as recounting his in-depth research for the project. He will consider the issue of the typographic design of drama itself. Moser has also illustrated Moby Dick, Frankenstein, The Holy Bible: King James Version, and other major texts.

About Distinguished Lecturers Series
This series invites noted scholars to discuss the rich layers of history and ideas underlying the Museum’s collections.

Apr
10
Fri
Clay Date
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

Sorry, this workshop is full.

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.

Apr
23
Thu
Writers in Wilmington: Cristina Garcia
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm

Cristina Garcia

Cristina Garcia is the author of seven novels, including: Dreaming in Cuban, The Agüero Sisters, and, most recently, the darkly comedic King of Cuba. One of the most acclaimed contemporary American novelists, García’s work has been nominated for a National Book Award and translated into 14 languages. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, and an NEA grant.

 

 

Apr
30
Thu
Pyxis Piano Quartet with Dan McDougall, double bass
Apr 30 @ 7:30 pm

Dan McDougallThe beloved Pyxis Piano Quartet returns for their final concert of the season, featuring two of the greatest works of classical chamber music: Beethoven’s Piano Quartet in e-flat major, Op.16 and Schubert’s Piano Quintet in a major, D.667, the famous “Trout” Quintet. Pyxis will be joined by guest artist Dan McDougall, a master of the double bass and a faculty member of the famed Curtis Institute of Music.

Learn more about Concerts on Kentmere.

May
1
Fri
Art is Tasty
May 1 @ 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).

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 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

May
2
Sat
Cathedral Choir Concert
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Cathedral Choir Concert

Museum Performance: Noon – 12:30 p.m.
Labyrinth Performance: 1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

The Delaware Art Museum welcomes the Cathedral Choir School of Delaware for a special performance. All ages. Free with Museum admission.

World Labyrinth Day
May 2 @ 1:00 pm
World Labyrinth Day

World Labyrinth Day is celebrated internationally 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 1!”

May
13
Wed
Annual Members Meeting
May 13 @ 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 2014 accomplishments with refreshments and a cash bar.

RSVP by contacting Heather Morrissey at 302.351.8526 or hmorrissey@delart.org by Monday, May 4. A quorum of Membership must be present to elect new Trustees.

May
15
Fri
Art is Social: Dog Dogs
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Celebrate the last weeks of the exhibition Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs! This fun after-hours event will include music by local jazz band JD3, gallery games, and dog-themed activities and treats. Cash bar and café.

Sponsored by Buckley’s Tavern.
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Clay Date
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

Sorry, this workshop is full.

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.

Jun
5
Fri
Art is Tasty
Jun 5 @ 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).

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 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Jun
10
Wed
Dream Streets Creative Chat
Jun 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

 

Hosted by Wilmington Renaissance Corporation with special guest speaker Margaret Winslow, Associate Curator for Contemporary Art, Delaware Art Museum

Wilmington Renaissance Corporation (WRC) hosts regular “Creative Chats” at the Chris White Gallery for the public to learn about Wilmington’s dynamic arts scene and WRC’s vision for a Creative District, an established creative community with living and work spaces for artists and entrepreneurs in the City of Wilmington.

This Creative Chat will feature Margaret Winslow, the Delaware Art Museum’s Associate Curator for Contemporary Art, who will present an overview of the history that informed the exhibition Dream Streets: Art in Wilmington 1970–1990. The presentation will be followed by a moderated conversation between Michael Kalmbach, Executive Director, Creative Vision Factory and artist Rick Rothrock about the motivations behind the founding of the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts and the New Wilmington Art Association.

Program:

Networking and light fare: 5:30 pm – 6:00 p.m.
Presentation: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Creative Chats are free and open to the public. Light fare and drinks provided. Cash bar. Free registration is required by June 5. Space is limited. Register at https://wrc-cc-2015-6-10.eventbrite.com.

 

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Jul
3
Fri
Art is Tasty
Jul 3 @ 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).

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 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Aug
7
Fri
Art is Tasty
Aug 7 @ 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).

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 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Sep
4
Fri
Art is Tasty
Sep 4 @ 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).

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 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Oct
2
Fri
Art is Tasty
Oct 2 @ 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).

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 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Nov
6
Fri
Art is Tasty
Nov 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).

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 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman

Dec
4
Fri
Art is Tasty
Dec 4 @ 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).

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 4: Franklin L. Schenck, Thomas Eakins
October 2: Swan Motel, George Segal
November 6: Sailor’s Fantasy, N.C. Wyeth
December 4: The Pilgrim Folk, Marie Spartali Stillman