Connect with Art from Home

Your Virtual Museum

We may be closed, but the Delaware Art Museum’s mission remains the same – to connect people to art! Here are some ways you can virtually connect with the Museum’s collection, be creative, and enjoy the arts from your home.

Live Online Programs

Join us weekly to get your fill of art! Choose from online offerings featuring a variety of events, programs, and activities.

What’s On this Week at the Museum | May 18 – 24
Click here for the full calendar.

Visit the Collection

Take a closer look at a work of art, explore virtual exhibits, or try some creative reflection.

Get the inside scoop on our collection
Visit online exhibitions
Browse the collection and archives

Virtual tours of special exhibitions (Click on the links below.)

Julio daCunha: Modernizing Myths
Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman & Helen Mason

Dive into a work of art (Click on the links below.)

The Council Chamber by Edward Burne-Jones
Three Rectangles Horizontal Jointed Gyratory III by George Rickey

Hear from our community members (Click on the links below.)

Spring Rain by John Sloan – Dee Baer, Museum Guide
When All the World Was Young by Howard Pyle -Paul McCullough, DelArt Community Member
Love’s Messenger by Marie Spartali Stillman – Rich Baumann, Museum Member
Protecting the Future by Domenico Mortellito – Molly Giordano, Interim Executive Director 

View the curator’s collection picks (Click on the links below.)

Curlee Raven Holton’s The History Matters
White Mayde of Avenal by Frederick Sandys
M. G. Sawyer Collection of Decorative Bindings
Fate of a Treasure Town by Howard Pyle

Curator’s spotlight (Click on the links below.)

Once Upon a Time in Delaware/In Quest of the Perfect Book

Experience Art Making

Try your hand at creating a masterpiece! (Click on the links below.)

Mixed Media Collage
Create Your Own Sculpture
Mixed Media Line Art Mermaid
Firework Coasters
Father’s Day Accordion Book
Foam Prints

Meet Delart collection artists for studio tours and demonstrations. (Click on the links below.)

Studio Tour with artist Robert Jackson
Studio Tour with artist Dennis Beach

Discover Art as a Family

Enjoy a story reading, look at art, or make a work of art together.

Watch a museum story time (Click on the links below.)

Virtual Storytime with The Mermaid
Do Pirates Take Baths? by Kathy Tucker
Worm Weather by Jean Taft

Watch Performances

Preview the Museum’s Performance Series and hear what we are listening to.

Jazz playlist by Jonathan Whitney, Performance Series Manager

Performance Series Watch Parties (Click on the links below.)

Jea Street, Jr.
William Fields
Rob Swanson
E. Shawn Qaissaunee

Explore Educational Resources

Use these lessons and activities as an educational guide for children.

Use our online collection for inspiration

DelArt At-Home Lessons

Let’s Explore Shapes
Let’s Explore Close Looking
Let’s Explore Lines

Permanent Collection Curriculum Guides (Click on the links below.)

Contemporary Art Collection
American Illustration and the Art of Howard Pyle
The Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Collection of British Pre-Raphaelite Art
John Sloan & “The Eight”

 

Collections image: Self Portrait in Gray Shirt (detail), 1912. John Sloan (1871–1951). Oil on canvas, 35 × 24 inches (88.9 × 61 cm). Delaware Art Museum, Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1980. © Delaware Art Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.