PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Mar
4
Fri
Our America Members Preview
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Our America Members Preview

This festive party celebrates the diverse contribution of more than 70 leading modern and contemporary Latin American artists featured in Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art. The evening includes curator-led tours, live music by the Karen Rodriguez Latin Jazz Ensemble, and tastings from Wilmington-area restaurants specializing in Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Dominican cuisine.

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Mar
17
Thu
¡Bailamos! Latin Dance Series with Take the Lead Dance Studio
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
¡Bailamos! Latin Dance Series with Take the Lead Dance Studio

Session 1: 6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Session 2: 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Learn how to shake and move those hips! Each month, drop in and learn the basics of a new Latin dance style with Take the Lead Dance Studio. Attend one session to get your feet wet or attend both and polish your moves. All experience levels and teens welcome.

Open sessions; registration not required. 

March 17:  Salsa
April 21:  Merengue and Bachata
May 19:  Mambo and Cha Cha

Mar
31
Thu
My America, My Journey
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
My America, My Journey

Join us for a powerful storytelling performance by migrants in Delaware. Storytellers will share their experiences of migration, family, community, identity, culture, and more. Their journeys and voices will inspire you and capture your heart.

Apr
7
Thu
Film Screening: Inocente (2012)
Apr 7 @ 6:15 pm
Film Screening: Inocente (2012)

In conjunction with Our America, the Museum is screening Inocente (42 minutes) , a family-friendly documentary film from Shine Global that chronicles Inocente, an irresistibly likeable young girl who has overcome poverty, her undocumented status, and homelessness to win widespread recognition for her whimsical, colorful artworks. Enjoy complimentary popcorn and a lively discussion with co-founder and Executive Director of Shine Global Susan MacLaury.

Additional food and beverage available for purchase in the Thronson Café. Recommended for ages 13+ and adults.

Apr
9
Sat
Our America Día de la Familia
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Our America Día de la Familia

Join us for a family-friendly celebration of Latino art and culture! Families are invited to build a collaborative ofrenda (offering), make art that tells their family’s story, watch performances by visiting artists, and take a mini family tour of the exhibition Our America.

Apr
21
Thu
My America, My Journey
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
My America, My Journey

Join us for a powerful storytelling performance by migrants in Delaware. Storytellers will share their experiences of migration, family, community, identity, culture, and more. Their journeys and voices will inspire you and capture your heart.

¡Bailamos! Latin Dance Series with Take the Lead Dance Studio
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
¡Bailamos! Latin Dance Series with Take the Lead Dance Studio

Session 1: 6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Session 2: 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Learn how to shake and move those hips! Each month, drop in and learn the basics of a new Latin dance style with Take the Lead Dance Studio. Attend one session to get your feet wet or attend both and polish your moves. All experience levels and teens welcome.

Open sessions; registration not required. 

March 17:  Salsa
April 21:  Merengue and Bachata
May 19:  Mambo and Cha Cha

Apr
29
Fri
Noche de Carnaval
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Noche de Carnaval

This after-hours Night Carnival celebrates the diversity and fusion of Latin American culture within the city of Wilmington with live music and dance performances. Enjoy a cash bar featuring mojitos, margaritas, and other cocktails, along with food pairings from a variety of local restaurants and food vendors specializing in Latin American cuisine.

May
19
Thu
My America, My Journey
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
My America, My Journey

Join us for a powerful storytelling performance by migrants in Delaware. Storytellers will share their experiences of migration, family, community, identity, culture, and more. Their journeys and voices will inspire you and capture your heart.

¡Bailamos! Latin Dance Series with Take the Lead Dance Studio
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
¡Bailamos! Latin Dance Series with Take the Lead Dance Studio

Session 1: 6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Session 2: 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Learn how to shake and move those hips! Each month, drop in and learn the basics of a new Latin dance style with Take the Lead Dance Studio. Attend one session to get your feet wet or attend both and polish your moves. All experience levels and teens welcome.

Open sessions; registration not required. 

March 17:  Salsa
April 21:  Merengue and Bachata
May 19:  Mambo and Cha Cha