PROGRAMS & EVENTS

May
30
Thu
DelArt Readers: Book Club
May 30 @ 6:00 pm

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections. RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email ejarvis@delart.org.

February 28

Museums and Memorials

Join Christopher Tharp, University of Delaware PhD candidate, as he discusses excerpts of his thesis and leads conversation around art that is charged with cultural memory. There are four articles we will read in anticipation of this meeting which center around public art, memorial sites, and 9/11. RSVP for articles.

March 28

Color – A Natural History of the Palette

by Victoria Finlay (nonfiction)

Amazon

April 25

There’s a Mystery There – the primal vision of Maurice Sendak

by Jonathan Cott (nonfiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

May 30

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

by Dominic Smith (fiction)

Amazon

June 27

Edward L. Loper Sr., The Prophet of Color

by Marilyn A. Bauman (nonfiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

July 25

Moon & Sixpence

by Somerset Maughan (fiction)

Amazon

August 29

The Youngest Doll

by Rosario Ferré and Jean Franco

Amazon

September 26

Oil and Marble: a novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

by Stephanie Storey (fiction)

Amazon

October 24

Becoming

by Michelle Obama

Amazon

November 21

The Art of Rivalry: four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in  Modern Art

Sebastian Smee (nonfiction)

Amazon

December

No meeting

 

May
31
Fri
Glory of Stories
May 31 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.

Backyard Bash
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The Museum’s annual outdoor event returns with more sounds, food, art, and fun! In partnership with People’s Festival organizers, this event features local musicians, food trucks, family-friendly art activities, face painting, arts vendors, lawn games, and bar service. Get your tickets in advance to avoid entrance lines.

Performance Schedule

6:15 pm Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble
6:55 pm Missy Bélgre
7:15 pm Nalani and Sarina
8:25 pm Nadjah Nicole

Emcee: India Colon

Partners and Sponsors

Jun
1
Sat
Public Tours
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Jun
2
Sun
Public Tours
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Jun
6
Thu
Grounds for Sculpture Bus Trip
Jun 6 all-day
Grounds for Sculpture Bus Trip

Spend a glorious day at Grounds for Sculpture!

Located in Hamilton, New Jersey, Grounds for Sculpture is a forty-two acre sculpture park and arboretum on the former site of the New Jersey State Fairgrounds.  Featuring an evolving collection of superb contemporary outdoor sculptures and magnificently landscaped acres in which to stroll, this is the perfect spot for a day of art and enjoyment.

In addition to travel on a luxury motorcoach, the day includes a guided tour of the Museum and time for exploring on your own. For a special treat, enjoy lunch on-site at Rat’s Restaurant. Zagat-rated for top décor, Rat’s provides a relaxing escape with breath-taking views. Offerings include hand-crafted cocktails, extraordinary wines, and delicious fare.

Reservations

Space is limited and must be reserved by May 5. Museum Members and their guests receive priority registration until April 21. Remaining seats will be made available to the public on that date. Registrations will be recorded in the order in which they are received. Payment must be made at time of registration. Reservation fee includes transportation, admission and tours, guide fees, lunch, tax, gratuity and event fee, light snack and wine on return trip, and the driver’s gratuity. Registrations will be recorded in the order in which they are received. Payment must be made at time of registration. Trip is rain or shine.

Contact Marie Cordivano at 302.351.8572 or click link above to register.

Schedule (subject to change)

8:30 a.m. Bus departs from the Delaware Art Museum

10:30 a.m. Arrive at Grounds for Sculpture

11:00 a.m. Guided walking tour of exhibition

12:30 p.m. Lunch at Rats (3 course prix fixe lunch; see menu choices below)

2:30 p.m. Free time to explore

4:00 p.m. Bus departs from Grounds for Sculpture

5:30 p.m. Bus arrives at Delaware Art Museum (Return time is approximate and may be affected by traffic, weather, etc.)

Lunch Menu

Beverages: Soft drinks, Sparkling Water, or Still Water

First Course: Salad Verte (Vegan and GF) Bibb, Watercress, Shaved Radish, Haricot Vert, Fresh Herb, and Red Wine Vinaigrette

Entree: Three choices. Please choose one of the entrees below.
Seared Salmon, served with seasonal accompaniment
Roasted Lancaster Chicken, served with seasonal accompaniments
Vegan/Gluten Free Entree: Available upon request

Dessert: Chocolate Grand Marnier Mousse Cake with Chocolate Italian Buttercream and Raspberry Coulis

Coffee Service: Coffee and Tea With Creamer, Sweeteners, and Lemon

Jun
7
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jun 7 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.

Art is Tasty
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

2019 Topics

January 4: Stand Away From the Girl!, N.C. Wyeth | Register

February 1Absalom Jones, Raphaelle Peale | Register

March 1: Lady Lilith, Dante Gabriel Rossetti | Register

April 5: TBD (Selection from Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes.)

May 3: TBD (Talk comparing works by Loper, Jr. and Loper, Sr.) | Register

June 7: Genius of Art and Genius of Literature, Howard Pyle | Register

August 2: Two Seated Figures, Charles Cajori

September 6: Spring and Autumn, Lydia Field Emmet

October 4: Three Rectangles Horizontal Jointed Gyratory III, George Rickey

November 1: TBD

December 6: Mandala, Gregory Gillespie

Jun
8
Sat
Public Tours
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Jun
9
Sun
Family 2nd Sundays
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Drop-in on second Sundays for a full day of programs designed for families. Additional programming and performances on select 2nd Sundays.

9:00 a.m. Ages 4+ and their grownups.
Family Yoga Practice a pose with your little in the sculpture garden, led by Petite Yogi. Weather dependent. March–October only.

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Ages 0–2 and their grownups.
Art Museum BabiesJoin us for circle time with songs, sensory play, and a baby-friendly visit with a special work of art.

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Young Artist Storytime – Begin with a story reading in Kids’ Corner followed by an interactive tour through two galleries and creating a work of art. Ages 2–6 and their grownups.

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. All families.
Lunch Bunch Drop into the café for lunch to meet other Museum families. Enjoy kid-friendly food options, and a shared table reserved just for families. Food available for purchase.

Noon – 3:00 p.m. Ages 6+ and their grownups.
Sunday Studio – Create art together and learn about new materials and techniques from a professional teaching artist.

Additional Programming

Sunday, June 9

1:00 p.m. All families.
Pirate Stories performance.

Family 2nd Sundays are sponsored by the Museum Council.
Public Tours
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Jun
14
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jun 14 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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
15
Sat
Public Tours
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Jun
16
Sun
Public Tours
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Jun
21
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jun 21 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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
22
Sat
Public Tours
Jun 22 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Jun 22 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Jun
23
Sun
Public Tours
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Artist Talk
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm
Artist Talk

Join artists for a Gallery Talk in the special exhibition Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

Sunday, June 23 | 2:00 p.m. Juana Valdes
Sunday, June 30 | 2:00 p.m. Scherezade Garcia
Sunday, July 28 | 1:00 p.m. Nicole Awai

 

Jun
27
Thu
Friends of Loper Happy Hour and Conversation
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm
Friends of Loper Happy Hour and Conversation

Join us for drinks on the terrace and then join Contemporary Art Curator Margaret Winslow, scholar Dr. Leslie Wingard, and supporters of The Loper Tradition, who will discuss the paintings by both artists, Edward Loper, Sr., and Edward Loper, Jr., on view in the exhibition.

5:00 p.m. Happy Hour
6:30 p.m. Conversation

DelArt Readers: Book Club
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections. RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email ejarvis@delart.org.

February 28

Museums and Memorials

Join Christopher Tharp, University of Delaware PhD candidate, as he discusses excerpts of his thesis and leads conversation around art that is charged with cultural memory. There are four articles we will read in anticipation of this meeting which center around public art, memorial sites, and 9/11. RSVP for articles.

March 28

Color – A Natural History of the Palette

by Victoria Finlay (nonfiction)

Amazon

April 25

There’s a Mystery There – the primal vision of Maurice Sendak

by Jonathan Cott (nonfiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

May 30

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

by Dominic Smith (fiction)

Amazon

June 27

Edward L. Loper Sr., The Prophet of Color

by Marilyn A. Bauman (nonfiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

July 25

Moon & Sixpence

by Somerset Maughan (fiction)

Amazon

August 29

The Youngest Doll

by Rosario Ferré and Jean Franco

Amazon

September 26

Oil and Marble: a novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

by Stephanie Storey (fiction)

Amazon

October 24

Becoming

by Michelle Obama

Amazon

November 21

The Art of Rivalry: four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in  Modern Art

Sebastian Smee (nonfiction)

Amazon

December

No meeting

 

Jun
28
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jun 28 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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
29
Sat
Public Tours
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Jun
30
Sun
Public Tours
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Artist Talk
Jun 30 @ 2:00 pm
Artist Talk

Join artists for a Gallery Talk in the special exhibition Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

Sunday, June 23 | 2:00 p.m. Juana Valdes
Sunday, June 30 | 2:00 p.m. Scherezade Garcia
Sunday, July 28 | 1:00 p.m. Nicole Awai

 

Jul
5
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 5 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.

Art is Tasty
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

2019 Topics

January 4: Stand Away From the Girl!, N.C. Wyeth | Register

February 1Absalom Jones, Raphaelle Peale | Register

March 1: Lady Lilith, Dante Gabriel Rossetti | Register

April 5: TBD (Selection from Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes.)

May 3: TBD (Talk comparing works by Loper, Jr. and Loper, Sr.) | Register

June 7: Genius of Art and Genius of Literature, Howard Pyle | Register

August 2: Two Seated Figures, Charles Cajori

September 6: Spring and Autumn, Lydia Field Emmet

October 4: Three Rectangles Horizontal Jointed Gyratory III, George Rickey

November 1: TBD

December 6: Mandala, Gregory Gillespie

Jul
6
Sat
Public Tours
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Jul
7
Sun
Public Tours
Jul 7 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Jul 7 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Jul
12
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 12 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.

Jul
13
Sat
Public Tours
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Jul
14
Sun
Family 2nd Sundays
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Drop-in on second Sundays for a full day of programs designed for families. Additional programming and performances on select 2nd Sundays.

9:00 a.m. Ages 4+ and their grownups.
Family Yoga Practice a pose with your little in the sculpture garden, led by Petite Yogi. Weather dependent. March–October only.

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Ages 0–2 and their grownups.
Art Museum BabiesJoin us for circle time with songs, sensory play, and a baby-friendly visit with a special work of art.

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Young Artist Storytime – Begin with a story reading in Kids’ Corner followed by an interactive tour through two galleries and creating a work of art. Ages 2–6 and their grownups.

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. All families.
Lunch Bunch Drop into the café for lunch to meet other Museum families. Enjoy kid-friendly food options, and a shared table reserved just for families. Food available for purchase.

Noon – 3:00 p.m. Ages 6+ and their grownups.
Sunday Studio – Create art together and learn about new materials and techniques from a professional teaching artist.

Additional Programming

Sunday, June 9

1:00 p.m. All families.
Pirate Stories performance.

Family 2nd Sundays are sponsored by the Museum Council.
Public Tours
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Jul 14 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Jul
18
Thu
Members Picnic
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Members Picnic

Members are invited to enjoy a picnic dinner in the Sculpture Garden and live music by Edgewater Avenue. Event is cash bar with picnic by Toscana served at 6:00 p.m. In the event of rain, event will be moved indoors.

Jul
19
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 19 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.

Jul
20
Sat
Members Ice Cream Social
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Members Ice Cream Social

Stop by for an afternoon of family fun for Members. Enjoy ice cream, adult beverages, and garden games! In the event of inclement weather, Social will be held inside the Museum’s Thronson Café.

Public Tours
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Jul
21
Sun
Public Tours
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Jul
25
Thu
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections. RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email ejarvis@delart.org.

February 28

Museums and Memorials

Join Christopher Tharp, University of Delaware PhD candidate, as he discusses excerpts of his thesis and leads conversation around art that is charged with cultural memory. There are four articles we will read in anticipation of this meeting which center around public art, memorial sites, and 9/11. RSVP for articles.

March 28

Color – A Natural History of the Palette

by Victoria Finlay (nonfiction)

Amazon

April 25

There’s a Mystery There – the primal vision of Maurice Sendak

by Jonathan Cott (nonfiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

May 30

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

by Dominic Smith (fiction)

Amazon

June 27

Edward L. Loper Sr., The Prophet of Color

by Marilyn A. Bauman (nonfiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

July 25

Moon & Sixpence

by Somerset Maughan (fiction)

Amazon

August 29

The Youngest Doll

by Rosario Ferré and Jean Franco

Amazon

September 26

Oil and Marble: a novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

by Stephanie Storey (fiction)

Amazon

October 24

Becoming

by Michelle Obama

Amazon

November 21

The Art of Rivalry: four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in  Modern Art

Sebastian Smee (nonfiction)

Amazon

December

No meeting

 

Special Exhibition Tour
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Jul
26
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 26 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.

Writers Gathering and Open Mic
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Writers Gathering and Open Mic

All writers regardless of conference attendance are invited to the Museum on Friday July 26 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. to network and mingle with other local writers and conference attendees. Meet session presenters, swap stories with your peers, and bring a short work to read at the Open Mic (3-minute time limit). Open Mic begins at 6:30 p.m. with Emcee Maria Masington.

Jul
27
Sat
3rd Annual Wilmington Writers Conference: Exploring Place
Jul 27 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the 3rd annual Wilmington Writers Conference at the Delaware Art Museum. Drawing on the Museum’s place-centric summer exhibitions, this full-day conference will include a keynote presentation and craft talk by playwright and educator Erlina Ortiz, breakout sessions taught by area writers, networking, and a panel on how to maintain a writing life. The conference is open to individuals of all ages and experience levels—from first-time writers to published authors. Check back for more information, including detailed descriptions of the sessions. Registration opens May 28.

Writers Gathering & Open Mic: Friday, July 26, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ticketed Conference: Saturday, July 27,  2019 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Event Location
8:30 – 9:15 Registration and complimentary coffee provided by The Happy Self-Publisher Fusco Main Hall
9:30 – 10:15 Keynote address by Erlina Ortiz DuPont Auditorium
10:30 – 12:00 Morning Sessions  Check Listings
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

Meet and Greet with Erlina Ortiz

Thronson Café /East Court

Museum Store

1:15 – 2:45 Afternoon sessions Check Listings
3:00 – 3:45 Panel: Writing While Working DuPont Auditorium
4:00 – 5:00 Networking Happy Hour East Court

Writers Gathering & Open Mic

All writers regardless of conference attendance are invited to the Museum on Friday July 26 from 6 – 8 p.m. to network and mingle with other local writers and conference attendees. Hang out at the conversation tables to chat about your latest project or bring a short work to read at the mini open mic. Registration encouraged but not required. Cash bar and light fare available for purchase.

Conference Sessions

Erlina Ortiz—Keynote Session TBA
JoAnn Balingit—Watershed: Personal Landmarks in Public Conversation for Poetry & Prose
Saliym Cooper —Out of My Mind, Just in Time
Tara Elliott—More than Meets the Eye: Developing Imagery through Brain Studies
Lois Hoffman—Building Your Writing Platform
Gemelle John—Unsafe Journeys: Internalizing the Exquisite Corpse
Carrie Knowles—When Place Becomes a Character How Do You Give it a Voice?
Maureen McVeigh—Where Have You Been All Your Life: A Travel Writing Workshop
Devon Miller-Duggan—Stepping Over the Frame: Ekphrasis as Journey into Edward Loper’s Paintings
Ann Quinn—Artifact as Muse: Using the Things We Share to Bring Nonfiction and Poetry to Life
Kim Roberts & Dan Vera—Claiming History: Writing Cliophrastic Poems
Nancy Sakaduski—The Local Connection: Using Sense of Place to Attract Readers, Agents, and Publishers

Click here to download presenter bios and session descriptions.

Panel

Writing While Working

Three writers, who have all balanced various aspects of adult-life (working full time, being a parent, cobbling together part-time gigs, etc.), will engage in frank discussion about the pitfalls and peaks of achieving your writing goals while navigating life.  Panelists include David P. Kozinski, Chet’la Sebree, and Mara Gorman. Moderator: Molly Giordano.

Totes

This year, by popular demand, we are offering branded totes for attendees! Consider adding a logo tote to your order when you register. There will be a limited number available for purchase on the day of the conference—pre-order highly recommended.

Public Tours
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Jul
28
Sun
Artist Talk
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm
Artist Talk

Join artists for a Gallery Talk in the special exhibition Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

Sunday, June 23 | 2:00 p.m. Juana Valdes
Sunday, June 30 | 2:00 p.m. Scherezade Garcia
Sunday, July 28 | 1:00 p.m. Nicole Awai

 

Special Exhibition Tour
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Aug
1
Thu
Special Exhibition Tour
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Aug
2
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 2 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.

Art is Tasty
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

2019 Topics

January 4: Stand Away From the Girl!, N.C. Wyeth | Register

February 1Absalom Jones, Raphaelle Peale | Register

March 1: Lady Lilith, Dante Gabriel Rossetti | Register

April 5: TBD (Selection from Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes.)

May 3: TBD (Talk comparing works by Loper, Jr. and Loper, Sr.) | Register

June 7: Genius of Art and Genius of Literature, Howard Pyle | Register

August 2: Two Seated Figures, Charles Cajori

September 6: Spring and Autumn, Lydia Field Emmet

October 4: Three Rectangles Horizontal Jointed Gyratory III, George Rickey

November 1: TBD

December 6: Mandala, Gregory Gillespie

Aug
3
Sat
Public Tours
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

African and Caribbean Festival
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
African and Caribbean Festival

Celebrate African and Caribbean culture through music, food, and art in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Step inside for a tour of the new Carribbean-themed exhibition, Relational Undercurrents.

Public Tours
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Aug
4
Sun
Public Tours
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Aug
9
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 9 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.

Aug
10
Sat
Public Tours
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Aug
11
Sun
Family 2nd Sundays
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Drop-in on second Sundays for a full day of programs designed for families. Additional programming and performances on select 2nd Sundays.

9:00 a.m. Ages 4+ and their grownups.
Family Yoga Practice a pose with your little in the sculpture garden, led by Petite Yogi. Weather dependent. March–October only.

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Ages 0–2 and their grownups.
Art Museum BabiesJoin us for circle time with songs, sensory play, and a baby-friendly visit with a special work of art.

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Young Artist Storytime – Begin with a story reading in Kids’ Corner followed by an interactive tour through two galleries and creating a work of art. Ages 2–6 and their grownups.

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. All families.
Lunch Bunch Drop into the café for lunch to meet other Museum families. Enjoy kid-friendly food options, and a shared table reserved just for families. Food available for purchase.

Noon – 3:00 p.m. Ages 6+ and their grownups.
Sunday Studio – Create art together and learn about new materials and techniques from a professional teaching artist.

Additional Programming

Sunday, June 9

1:00 p.m. All families.
Pirate Stories performance.

Family 2nd Sundays are sponsored by the Museum Council.
Public Tours
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Aug
16
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 16 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.

Aug
17
Sat
Public Tours
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Aug
18
Sun
Public Tours
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Aug
22
Thu
Special Exhibition Tour
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Aug
23
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 23 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.

Aug
24
Sat
Public Tours
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Aug
25
Sun
Public Tours
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Aug
29
Thu
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections. RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email ejarvis@delart.org.

February 28

Museums and Memorials

Join Christopher Tharp, University of Delaware PhD candidate, as he discusses excerpts of his thesis and leads conversation around art that is charged with cultural memory. There are four articles we will read in anticipation of this meeting which center around public art, memorial sites, and 9/11. RSVP for articles.

March 28

Color – A Natural History of the Palette

by Victoria Finlay (nonfiction)

Amazon

April 25

There’s a Mystery There – the primal vision of Maurice Sendak

by Jonathan Cott (nonfiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

May 30

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

by Dominic Smith (fiction)

Amazon

June 27

Edward L. Loper Sr., The Prophet of Color

by Marilyn A. Bauman (nonfiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

July 25

Moon & Sixpence

by Somerset Maughan (fiction)

Amazon

August 29

The Youngest Doll

by Rosario Ferré and Jean Franco

Amazon

September 26

Oil and Marble: a novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

by Stephanie Storey (fiction)

Amazon

October 24

Becoming

by Michelle Obama

Amazon

November 21

The Art of Rivalry: four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in  Modern Art

Sebastian Smee (nonfiction)

Amazon

December

No meeting

 

Aug
30
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 30 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.

Aug
31
Sat
Public Tours
Aug 31 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Special Exhibition Tour
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tour

Tour Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago with a Museum Guide in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole.

Curated by Tatiana Flores and organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago presents 21st-century art by artists with roots in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent. Acknowledging the great diversity represented by these various countries, the exhibition explores thematic continuities found among the region. Relational Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands of the Caribbean.

English

Saturday, June 22 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Haitian Creole

Sunday, July 7 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m.

Spanish

Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 22 | 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 | 2:00 p.m.

Sep
1
Sun
Public Tours
Sep 1 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Sep
6
Fri
Glory of Stories
Sep 6 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.

Art is Tasty
Sep 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month 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).

2019 Topics

January 4: Stand Away From the Girl!, N.C. Wyeth | Register

February 1Absalom Jones, Raphaelle Peale | Register

March 1: Lady Lilith, Dante Gabriel Rossetti | Register

April 5: TBD (Selection from Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes.)

May 3: TBD (Talk comparing works by Loper, Jr. and Loper, Sr.) | Register

June 7: Genius of Art and Genius of Literature, Howard Pyle | Register

August 2: Two Seated Figures, Charles Cajori

September 6: Spring and Autumn, Lydia Field Emmet

October 4: Three Rectangles Horizontal Jointed Gyratory III, George Rickey

November 1: TBD

December 6: Mandala, Gregory Gillespie

Sep
7
Sat
Public Tours
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Sep
8
Sun
Family 2nd Sundays
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Drop-in on second Sundays for a full day of programs designed for families. Additional programming and performances on select 2nd Sundays.

9:00 a.m. Ages 4+ and their grownups.
Family Yoga Practice a pose with your little in the sculpture garden, led by Petite Yogi. Weather dependent. March–October only.

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Ages 0–2 and their grownups.
Art Museum BabiesJoin us for circle time with songs, sensory play, and a baby-friendly visit with a special work of art.

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Young Artist Storytime – Begin with a story reading in Kids’ Corner followed by an interactive tour through two galleries and creating a work of art. Ages 2–6 and their grownups.

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. All families.
Lunch Bunch Drop into the café for lunch to meet other Museum families. Enjoy kid-friendly food options, and a shared table reserved just for families. Food available for purchase.

Noon – 3:00 p.m. Ages 6+ and their grownups.
Sunday Studio – Create art together and learn about new materials and techniques from a professional teaching artist.

Additional Programming

Sunday, June 9

1:00 p.m. All families.
Pirate Stories performance.

Family 2nd Sundays are sponsored by the Museum Council.
Public Tours
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection.

Saturdays and Sundays
Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m.

Tours are free with admission.

Sep
13
Fri
Glory of Stories
Sep 13 @ 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 12 Miss Rumphius illustrated by Barbara Cooney
April 19 The Princess and the Pea Eve Tharlet
April 26 George shrinks William Joyce
May 3 The Night Circus Etienne Delessert
May 10 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
May 17 The Magic Hat Mem Fox
May 24 Sky Color Peter H. Reynolds
May 31 Louise Loves Art Kelly Light
June 7 Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt Kate Messner
June 14 Thunder Boy Jr. Sherman Alexie
June 21 Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister
June 28 Starring Carmen! Anika Denise
July 5 Quest Aaron Becker
July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes, Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
August 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
August 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
August 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
August 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
August 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
September 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
September 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
September 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
September 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
October 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry  Simon James
October 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
October 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
October 25 Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
November 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
November 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
November 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
November 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
November 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
December 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
December 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
December 20 Journey Aaron Becker
December 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

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.