Family and Youth

Apr
27
Fri
Glory of Stories
Apr 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 20  The Tree Lady by H. Josheph Harris
April 27  Worm Weather by Jean Taft

May 4  Round is a Tortilla by Roseanne Thong
May 11  Abuela by Arthur Dorros
May 18  Yesterday I had the Blues by Jeron Ashford Frame
May 25  The Night Gardener by Terry Fan

June 1 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems
June 8 Ish by Peter Reynolds
June 15 Too Much Glue! by Jason Lefebvre and Zac Retz
June 22 Telephone by Mac Barnett
June 29 Hot City by Barbara Joosse

July 6 Flotsam by David Wiesner
July 13 Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Boston Weatherford
July 20 Flashlight by Lizi Boyd
July 27 City Hawk by Meghan McCarthy

August 3 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peña and Christian Robinson
August 10 Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown
August 17 Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts
August 24 Duck on a Bike by David Shannon
August 31 Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children.Group Reservations

Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Click here for more information.

May
2
Wed
Dancing Monks of Assam – Performance at The Queen
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Dancing Monks perform Sattriya, a form of dance drama unique to their monastery in Northeast India. They dance to honor the god Vishnu in his flute-playing Krishna incarnation, narrating playful, sensuous, and fantastical episodes of his life as recounted in the ancient epics.

All ages. 

Sponsors

Founded in 2013, Headlong’s Incubated Artist program was created to provide fiscal sponsorship, along with financial management, communications and fundraising advice, subsidized rehearsal space, planning and strategic thinking to dance and theater artists who are women, trans and/or artist persons of color.

Original support for this project was provided to Madhusmita Bora by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia.

     

May
4
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 4 @ 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 20  The Tree Lady by H. Josheph Harris
April 27  Worm Weather by Jean Taft

May 4  Round is a Tortilla by Roseanne Thong
May 11  Abuela by Arthur Dorros
May 18  Yesterday I had the Blues by Jeron Ashford Frame
May 25  The Night Gardener by Terry Fan

June 1 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems
June 8 Ish by Peter Reynolds
June 15 Too Much Glue! by Jason Lefebvre and Zac Retz
June 22 Telephone by Mac Barnett
June 29 Hot City by Barbara Joosse

July 6 Flotsam by David Wiesner
July 13 Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Boston Weatherford
July 20 Flashlight by Lizi Boyd
July 27 City Hawk by Meghan McCarthy

August 3 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peña and Christian Robinson
August 10 Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown
August 17 Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts
August 24 Duck on a Bike by David Shannon
August 31 Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children.Group Reservations

Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Click here for more information.

May
5
Sat
Yoga in the Garden
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Yoga in the Garden

Join us again this spring and summer for yoga in the beautiful Copeland Sculpture Garden. Beginners, casual attendees, and families are welcome. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours! Participants receive complimentary admission to the Museum. Healthy fare available in the Thronson Café following class.

1st and 3rd Saturdays, April – August

April 7 Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
April 21 All-level class led by rotating instructors
May 5 Meditation day offered by the Dancing Monks of Assam; families welcome
May 19 All-level class led by rotating instructors
June 2, July 7 , August 4: Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
June 16, July 21, August 18: All-level class led by rotating instructors

Dancing Monks of Assam – Day of Mindfulness
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Experience family yoga and meditation led by the Dancing Monks of Assam. From the monasteries in northeast India, the Dancing Monks perform Sattriya—a form of dance-drama cultivated as a way of worship in the monasteries of Assam. Learn more during this day of mindfulness by viewing a documentary and participating in a question and answer session.

All ages. 

Sponsors

Founded in 2013, Headlong’s Incubated Artist program was created to provide fiscal sponsorship, along with financial management, communications and fundraising advice, subsidized rehearsal space, planning and strategic thinking to dance and theater artists who are women, trans and/or artist persons of color.

Original support for this project was provided to Madhusmita Bora by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia.

    

May
11
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 11 @ 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 20  The Tree Lady by H. Josheph Harris
April 27  Worm Weather by Jean Taft

May 4  Round is a Tortilla by Roseanne Thong
May 11  Abuela by Arthur Dorros
May 18  Yesterday I had the Blues by Jeron Ashford Frame
May 25  The Night Gardener by Terry Fan

June 1 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems
June 8 Ish by Peter Reynolds
June 15 Too Much Glue! by Jason Lefebvre and Zac Retz
June 22 Telephone by Mac Barnett
June 29 Hot City by Barbara Joosse

July 6 Flotsam by David Wiesner
July 13 Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Boston Weatherford
July 20 Flashlight by Lizi Boyd
July 27 City Hawk by Meghan McCarthy

August 3 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peña and Christian Robinson
August 10 Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown
August 17 Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts
August 24 Duck on a Bike by David Shannon
August 31 Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children.Group Reservations

Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Click here for more information.

May
12
Sat
Mother’s Day Weekend Tea
May 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mother’s Day Weekend Tea

Spend a special afternoon at the Museum with family and a magical garden-themed tea! Taste tiny treats while creating blossoming works of art together. Sellout likely; register in advance.

May
13
Sun
Sunday Studio
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunday Studio

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! Recommended for ages 6+ and adults.

May 13 The Great Outdoors
June 10 Stained Glass
July 8 Watercolor Wonder
Aug 12 Artist Activist

May
18
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 18 @ 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 20  The Tree Lady by H. Josheph Harris
April 27  Worm Weather by Jean Taft

May 4  Round is a Tortilla by Roseanne Thong
May 11  Abuela by Arthur Dorros
May 18  Yesterday I had the Blues by Jeron Ashford Frame
May 25  The Night Gardener by Terry Fan

June 1 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems
June 8 Ish by Peter Reynolds
June 15 Too Much Glue! by Jason Lefebvre and Zac Retz
June 22 Telephone by Mac Barnett
June 29 Hot City by Barbara Joosse

July 6 Flotsam by David Wiesner
July 13 Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Boston Weatherford
July 20 Flashlight by Lizi Boyd
July 27 City Hawk by Meghan McCarthy

August 3 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peña and Christian Robinson
August 10 Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown
August 17 Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts
August 24 Duck on a Bike by David Shannon
August 31 Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children.Group Reservations

Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Click here for more information.

May
19
Sat
Yoga in the Garden
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Yoga in the Garden

Join us again this spring and summer for yoga in the beautiful Copeland Sculpture Garden. Beginners, casual attendees, and families are welcome. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours! Participants receive complimentary admission to the Museum. Healthy fare available in the Thronson Café following class.

1st and 3rd Saturdays, April – August

April 7 Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
April 21 All-level class led by rotating instructors
May 5 Meditation day offered by the Dancing Monks of Assam; families welcome
May 19 All-level class led by rotating instructors
June 2, July 7 , August 4: Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
June 16, July 21, August 18: All-level class led by rotating instructors

May
25
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 25 @ 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 20  The Tree Lady by H. Josheph Harris
April 27  Worm Weather by Jean Taft

May 4  Round is a Tortilla by Roseanne Thong
May 11  Abuela by Arthur Dorros
May 18  Yesterday I had the Blues by Jeron Ashford Frame
May 25  The Night Gardener by Terry Fan

June 1 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems
June 8 Ish by Peter Reynolds
June 15 Too Much Glue! by Jason Lefebvre and Zac Retz
June 22 Telephone by Mac Barnett
June 29 Hot City by Barbara Joosse

July 6 Flotsam by David Wiesner
July 13 Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Boston Weatherford
July 20 Flashlight by Lizi Boyd
July 27 City Hawk by Meghan McCarthy

August 3 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peña and Christian Robinson
August 10 Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown
August 17 Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts
August 24 Duck on a Bike by David Shannon
August 31 Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children.Group Reservations

Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Click here for more information.

Jun
1
Fri
Backyard Bash
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Museum’s annual outdoor event returns with more sound, food, art, and fun! In partnership with People’s Festival organizers, this event features local musicians, food trucks from Rolling Revolution, family-friendly art activities, face painting, arts vendors and lawn games. Food and bar is also available from our own Toscana Café. Guests are welcome to set up their own chairs or blankets in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Purchase tickets in advance to avoid entrance lines.

For more details and a lineup of participants, check back soon!

Partners

  

Sponsors

   

Jun
2
Sat
Yoga in the Garden
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Yoga in the Garden

Join us again this spring and summer for yoga in the beautiful Copeland Sculpture Garden. Beginners, casual attendees, and families are welcome. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours! Participants receive complimentary admission to the Museum. Healthy fare available in the Thronson Café following class.

1st and 3rd Saturdays, April – August

April 7 Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
April 21 All-level class led by rotating instructors
May 5 Meditation day offered by the Dancing Monks of Assam; families welcome
May 19 All-level class led by rotating instructors
June 2, July 7 , August 4: Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
June 16, July 21, August 18: All-level class led by rotating instructors

Jun
16
Sat
Yoga in the Garden
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Yoga in the Garden

Join us again this spring and summer for yoga in the beautiful Copeland Sculpture Garden. Beginners, casual attendees, and families are welcome. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours! Participants receive complimentary admission to the Museum. Healthy fare available in the Thronson Café following class.

1st and 3rd Saturdays, April – August

April 7 Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
April 21 All-level class led by rotating instructors
May 5 Meditation day offered by the Dancing Monks of Assam; families welcome
May 19 All-level class led by rotating instructors
June 2, July 7 , August 4: Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
June 16, July 21, August 18: All-level class led by rotating instructors

Jun
21
Thu
Summer Solstice Labyrinth Walk
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Summer Solstice Labyrinth Walk

Slow down, settle your mind, and step into the tranquility of the Museum’s Labyrinth in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir. Visitors can enjoy a variety of seasonal walks throughout the year. Labyrinth programs are free, but donations are accepted to help maintain the Museum’s Labyrinth.

Jul
7
Sat
Yoga in the Garden
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Yoga in the Garden

Join us again this spring and summer for yoga in the beautiful Copeland Sculpture Garden. Beginners, casual attendees, and families are welcome. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours! Participants receive complimentary admission to the Museum. Healthy fare available in the Thronson Café following class.

1st and 3rd Saturdays, April – August

April 7 Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
April 21 All-level class led by rotating instructors
May 5 Meditation day offered by the Dancing Monks of Assam; families welcome
May 19 All-level class led by rotating instructors
June 2, July 7 , August 4: Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
June 16, July 21, August 18: All-level class led by rotating instructors

Jul
19
Thu
Members Appreciation Weekend: Members Picnic
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Members Appreciation Weekend: Members Picnic

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Museum Member Appreciation Days! Events include the always popular Ice Cream Social and the 3rd Annual Members Picnic in the Sculpture Garden, a favorite evening for Members of all ages. Event invitations will arrive in your mail this spring.

Jul
21
Sat
Yoga in the Garden
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Yoga in the Garden

Join us again this spring and summer for yoga in the beautiful Copeland Sculpture Garden. Beginners, casual attendees, and families are welcome. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours! Participants receive complimentary admission to the Museum. Healthy fare available in the Thronson Café following class.

1st and 3rd Saturdays, April – August

April 7 Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
April 21 All-level class led by rotating instructors
May 5 Meditation day offered by the Dancing Monks of Assam; families welcome
May 19 All-level class led by rotating instructors
June 2, July 7 , August 4: Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
June 16, July 21, August 18: All-level class led by rotating instructors

Members Appreciation Weekend: Ice Cream Social
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Members Appreciation Weekend: Ice Cream Social

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Museum Member Appreciation Days! Events include the always popular Ice Cream Social and the 3rd Annual Members Picnic in the Sculpture Garden, a favorite evening for Members of all ages. Event invitations will arrive in your mail this spring.

Aug
4
Sat
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Yoga in the Garden

Join us again this spring and summer for yoga in the beautiful Copeland Sculpture Garden. Beginners, casual attendees, and families are welcome. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours! Participants receive complimentary admission to the Museum. Healthy fare available in the Thronson Café following class.

1st and 3rd Saturdays, April – August

April 7 Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
April 21 All-level class led by rotating instructors
May 5 Meditation day offered by the Dancing Monks of Assam; families welcome
May 19 All-level class led by rotating instructors
June 2, July 7 , August 4: Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
June 16, July 21, August 18: All-level class led by rotating instructors

Aug
18
Sat
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Yoga in the Garden

Join us again this spring and summer for yoga in the beautiful Copeland Sculpture Garden. Beginners, casual attendees, and families are welcome. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours! Participants receive complimentary admission to the Museum. Healthy fare available in the Thronson Café following class.

1st and 3rd Saturdays, April – August

April 7 Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
April 21 All-level class led by rotating instructors
May 5 Meditation day offered by the Dancing Monks of Assam; families welcome
May 19 All-level class led by rotating instructors
June 2, July 7 , August 4: Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi
June 16, July 21, August 18: All-level class led by rotating instructors

Camping in the Sculpture Garden
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 19 @ 8:00 am
Camping in the Sculpture Garden

Join us for art making at twilight, moonlit sculpture tours, and camping out under the stars during the Museum’s first campout.

Registration coming soon!

Aug
19
Sun
Kids’ Corner Family Workshop
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Enjoy creative time and art-making in Kids’ Corner with resident family, the Silvermans! Young visitors and their families will discover the power of art through activities inspired by the new Kids’ Corner installation.

Meet the Silvermans

Introducing the Museum’s third resident family, the Silvermans! Stephanie, Alexander, and Sophia (age 8) are Delawareans who are on a mission to activate each visitor’s creative potential by providing inspiring and accessible experiences with art in their Kids’ Corner installation, Creative Power!

Creative Power invites family visitors to imagine the possibilities and contribute their own artistic voice to a transforming interactive gallery space. Infinity mirrors, colorful stripes, kinetic sculptures, and a portrait gallery featuring influential artists and community members will empower visitors to experiment with ideas and create meaningful works of art.

Oct
21
Sun
Kids’ Corner Family Workshop
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Enjoy creative time and art-making in Kids’ Corner with resident family, the Silvermans! Young visitors and their families will discover the power of art through activities inspired by the new Kids’ Corner installation.

Meet the Silvermans

Introducing the Museum’s third resident family, the Silvermans! Stephanie, Alexander, and Sophia (age 8) are Delawareans who are on a mission to activate each visitor’s creative potential by providing inspiring and accessible experiences with art in their Kids’ Corner installation, Creative Power!

Creative Power invites family visitors to imagine the possibilities and contribute their own artistic voice to a transforming interactive gallery space. Infinity mirrors, colorful stripes, kinetic sculptures, and a portrait gallery featuring influential artists and community members will empower visitors to experiment with ideas and create meaningful works of art.