PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Feb
27
Fri
Glory of Stories
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

Feb
28
Sat
Chinese New Year: Year of the Sheep
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Performance-100Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Delaware Art Museum! This celebration includes traditional Chinese art activities, artist demonstrations, a gallery scavenger hunt, a lion and folk dance and Chinese yo-yo performance by the Chinese American Community Center Folk and Lion Dance Troupes and Yo-Yo Club, and special folk dances by Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company. Artwork created by children from the Chinese School of Delaware to commemorate this holiday will be on view.

All ages are welcome.

There is no cost for Museum admission during Chinese New Year events and all galleries will be open throughout the day from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Schedule of Events

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Chinese New Year-inspired Art Activities & Scavenger Hunt

11:30 a.m. – Noon
Lion Dance, Folk Dance, and Chinese Yo-Yo Performance by the Chinese American Community Center Lion and Folk Dance Troupe and Yo-Yo Club

Noon – 2:00 p.m.
Chinese Dough Figuring & Wilmington Friends School Lantern Activity

Noon – 3:00 p.m.
Chinese Calligraphy

1:15 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Folk Dance Performances by Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

This program is presented in conjunction with Hanlin Chinese Culture Association and supported by the Chinese American Community Center (CACC) and the Chinese School of Delaware. Special performances and activities will be performed by Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, the CACC Folk and Lion Dance Troupes and Yo-Yo Club, and students from Wilmington Friends School. This program is made possible, in part, by grants from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support provided through HanlinCCA from the Culture Center of TECRO.

Mar
6
Fri
Glory of Stories
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

Mar
8
Sun
Sunday Studio
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

IMG_1627-1Each 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.

Ages 6+ and adults. 

March 8 Dog Portrait Paintings
April 12 Building Up Layers in Art
May 10 A Masterpiece for Mom

Mar
13
Fri
Glory of Stories
Mar 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

Mar
20
Fri
Glory of Stories
Mar 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

Spring Equinox Labyrinth Walk
Mar 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Spring Equinox Labyrinth Walk

Celebrate the first day of spring with an afternoon walk in the Delaware Art Museum Labyrinth in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir! There is no fee for this program, but donations are accepted to help maintain the Museum’s Labyrinth.

Mar
27
Fri
Glory of Stories
Mar 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

Apr
3
Fri
Glory of Stories
Apr 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

Apr
10
Fri
Glory of Stories
Apr 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

Apr
12
Sun
Sunday Studio
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

IMG_1627-1Each 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.

Ages 6+ and adults. 

March 8 Dog Portrait Paintings
April 12 Building Up Layers in Art
May 10 A Masterpiece for Mom

Apr
17
Fri
Glory of Stories
Apr 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

Apr
19
Sun
Dog Dogs Family Day
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

New York City, 1946. Elliott Erwitt (born 1928). Gelatin silver print. © Elliott Erwitt / Magnum Photos.Explore Elliott Erwitt’s beautiful and funny photographs of canines with dog-themed art activities, story readings, and family tours. Families will also enjoy Blue Sky Puppet Theatre’s puppet show The Barker of Seville—a musical comedy about a day in the life of an opera singer.

Learn more about the exhibition Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs.

Apr
24
Fri
Glory of Stories
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

May
1
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

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
8
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

May
10
Sun
Sunday Studio
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

IMG_1627-1Each 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.

Ages 6+ and adults. 

March 8 Dog Portrait Paintings
April 12 Building Up Layers in Art
May 10 A Masterpiece for Mom

May
15
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

May
21
Thu
Family Film: 101 Dalmatians
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Film begins at 4:30 p.m. (79 minutes)

Families are invited to explore the photography exhibition Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs and enjoy a screening of Disney’s 101 Dalmatians (1961). This family film includes popcorn and an art activity for kids. Food and beverages available for purchase in the Thronson Café.

May
22
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long

May
29
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

gosGlory of Stories introduces young visitorsto 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.

February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
March 13 Perfect Square by Michael Hall
March 20 I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
March 27 My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius by Harriet Ziefert

April 3 Eggbert: The Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross
April 10 A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson
April 17 Lines That Wiggle by Candace Whitman
April 24 Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman

May 1 The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
May 8 Tales of a Seadog Family by Joe Lasker
May 15 Still Life Stew by Victoria Raymond
May 22 Art Dog by Thacher Hurd
May 29 How I Became A Pirate by Melinda Long