PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Jun
14
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Jun
19
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jun 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Jun
20
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Jun
21
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jun 21 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

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

PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org.

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections.

The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed by the group. If you’d like to pre-order a copy, stop by the store and let us know!

You can now purchase your books online and support the Delaware Art Museum Store via Bookshop.org! At Bookshop, you can find book club selections and so much more at a discount, and have them shipped directly to your home. You’ll also find curated lists for books that correspond to our exhibitions, special events, staff picks and more! It’s a great way for us to offer you a wider array of books than we can carry in the store. We hope you’ll consider supporting the Museum by purchasing through Bookshop. Check out our page at https://bookshop.org/shop/delartstore, or click the links below to go directly to each book club selection.

RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email ejarvis@delart.org.

April 30, 2020

The Cave Painters: Probing the Mysteries of the World’s First Artists

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

Purchase Book.

May 14, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

May 28, 2020


What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art

by Will Gompertz (Non-Fiction)

Purchase Book.

June 25, 2020


In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

September 24, 2020


The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

Purchase Book.

November 19, 2020

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

December, 2020


No meeting

Jun
26
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jun 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Jun
27
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Jun
28
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Jul
3
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 3 @ 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Jul
4
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jul 4 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jul 4 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Jul
5
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Jul
10
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 10 @ 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Jul
11
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Jul
12
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jul 12 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Jul
17
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 17 @ 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Jul
18
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Jul
19
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Jul
24
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 24 @ 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Jul
25
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Jul
26
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

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

PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org.

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections.

The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed by the group. If you’d like to pre-order a copy, stop by the store and let us know!

You can now purchase your books online and support the Delaware Art Museum Store via Bookshop.org! At Bookshop, you can find book club selections and so much more at a discount, and have them shipped directly to your home. You’ll also find curated lists for books that correspond to our exhibitions, special events, staff picks and more! It’s a great way for us to offer you a wider array of books than we can carry in the store. We hope you’ll consider supporting the Museum by purchasing through Bookshop. Check out our page at https://bookshop.org/shop/delartstore, or click the links below to go directly to each book club selection.

RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email ejarvis@delart.org.

April 30, 2020

The Cave Painters: Probing the Mysteries of the World’s First Artists

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

Purchase Book.

May 14, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

May 28, 2020


What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art

by Will Gompertz (Non-Fiction)

Purchase Book.

June 25, 2020


In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

September 24, 2020


The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

Purchase Book.

November 19, 2020

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

December, 2020


No meeting

Jul
31
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Aug
1
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Aug
2
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Aug
7
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Art is Tasty
Aug 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).

Upcoming 2020 Topics

April 3: Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman & Helen Mason special exhibition – This event has been cancelled.
May 1: Queen’s Closet, Richard Cleaver – This event has been cancelled.
June 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth
July 3: Cancelled
August 7: Atlantic City, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Riot, Deborah Butterfield
October 2: Labyrinth
November 6: Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection special exhibition
December 4: On the Banks of the Doune, Scotland, Robert Duncanson

Aug
8
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Aug
9
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Aug
14
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Aug
15
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Aug
16
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Aug
21
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Aug
22
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Aug
23
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Aug
27
Thu
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org.

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections.

The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed by the group. If you’d like to pre-order a copy, stop by the store and let us know!

You can now purchase your books online and support the Delaware Art Museum Store via Bookshop.org! At Bookshop, you can find book club selections and so much more at a discount, and have them shipped directly to your home. You’ll also find curated lists for books that correspond to our exhibitions, special events, staff picks and more! It’s a great way for us to offer you a wider array of books than we can carry in the store. We hope you’ll consider supporting the Museum by purchasing through Bookshop. Check out our page at https://bookshop.org/shop/delartstore, or click the links below to go directly to each book club selection.

RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email ejarvis@delart.org.

April 30, 2020

The Cave Painters: Probing the Mysteries of the World’s First Artists

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

Purchase Book.

May 14, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

May 28, 2020


What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art

by Will Gompertz (Non-Fiction)

Purchase Book.

June 25, 2020


In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

September 24, 2020


The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

Purchase Book.

November 19, 2020

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

December, 2020


No meeting

Aug
28
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Aug
29
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Aug 29 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Aug
30
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Sep
4
Fri
Glory of Stories
Sep 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Art is Tasty
Sep 4 @ 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).

Upcoming 2020 Topics

April 3: Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman & Helen Mason special exhibition – This event has been cancelled.
May 1: Queen’s Closet, Richard Cleaver – This event has been cancelled.
June 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth
July 3: Cancelled
August 7: Atlantic City, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Riot, Deborah Butterfield
October 2: Labyrinth
November 6: Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection special exhibition
December 4: On the Banks of the Doune, Scotland, Robert Duncanson

Sep
5
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Sep 5 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Sep 5 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

Sep
6
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Sep 6 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours: Special Exhibition

Explore the special exhibition with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This season, special exhibition tours will visit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason.

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

Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Sep
12
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Sep
13
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Sep
18
Fri
Glory of Stories
Sep 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Sep
19
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Sep
20
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Sep
24
Thu
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org.

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections.

The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed by the group. If you’d like to pre-order a copy, stop by the store and let us know!

You can now purchase your books online and support the Delaware Art Museum Store via Bookshop.org! At Bookshop, you can find book club selections and so much more at a discount, and have them shipped directly to your home. You’ll also find curated lists for books that correspond to our exhibitions, special events, staff picks and more! It’s a great way for us to offer you a wider array of books than we can carry in the store. We hope you’ll consider supporting the Museum by purchasing through Bookshop. Check out our page at https://bookshop.org/shop/delartstore, or click the links below to go directly to each book club selection.

RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email ejarvis@delart.org.

April 30, 2020

The Cave Painters: Probing the Mysteries of the World’s First Artists

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

Purchase Book.

May 14, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

May 28, 2020


What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art

by Will Gompertz (Non-Fiction)

Purchase Book.

June 25, 2020


In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

September 24, 2020


The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

Purchase Book.

November 19, 2020

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

December, 2020


No meeting

Sep
25
Fri
Glory of Stories
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Sep
26
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Sep
27
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Oct
1
Thu
Conversations with Women Making a Difference
Oct 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Conversations with Women Making a Difference

Join us on October 1, 2020 for “Conversations with Women Making a Difference” presented by Blue Blaze Associates.

Carol Arnott-Robbins, founder of NEWS4Women, will facilitate a panel discussion followed by a Q&A session. Topics will include career highlights, life stories, and hard-earned wisdom from three influential women. The three April panelists are:

Melody Phillips is Director of Operations for The Warehouse, a new teen center in northeast Wilmington that will open in April 2020. The Warehouse is part of a multi-million dollar community revitalization project, planned by REACH Riverside, offering comprehensive after-school opportunities for up to 700 teens. Melody serves as Chair of the Workforce Development Committee for REACH Riverside and is also Co-Founder and Board Chairwoman of I Am My Sister’s Keeper.

Latifa Ihsan Ali is a Muslim American fashion designer and entrepreneur who is passionate about helping women get active and keep modest. Her company, LiaWear Action, empowers Muslim women to pursue the activities they love. Latifa’s line of modest sportswear and hijab solutions encourage women to get out and run, jog, kick, bike, hike, swim, splash, dive, and dance their way to fitness.

Colleen Perry Keith is the new president of Goldey-Beacom College and the first woman to hold that position in the school’s 133-year history. Before coming to Delaware, Colleen served as president at Pfeiffer University in North Carolina and also at Spartanburg Methodist College in South Carolina. Her proven leadership and strong financial management were transformative at those institutions.

Bring your friends (including men!) to this fun and inspirational evening!

The event series is presented by Blue Blaze Associates and sponsored by NEWS4Women; all event proceeds are donated to local nonprofits. The 2020 partners and beneficiaries are the Delaware Art Museum and Fund for Women Delaware.

Oct
2
Fri
Glory of Stories
Oct 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Art is Tasty
Oct 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).

Upcoming 2020 Topics

April 3: Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman & Helen Mason special exhibition – This event has been cancelled.
May 1: Queen’s Closet, Richard Cleaver – This event has been cancelled.
June 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth
July 3: Cancelled
August 7: Atlantic City, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Riot, Deborah Butterfield
October 2: Labyrinth
November 6: Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection special exhibition
December 4: On the Banks of the Doune, Scotland, Robert Duncanson

Oct
3
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Oct
4
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Oct
9
Fri
Glory of Stories
Oct 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Oct
10
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Oct
11
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Oct
16
Fri
Glory of Stories
Oct 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Oct
17
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Oct
18
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Oct
23
Fri
Glory of Stories
Oct 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Oct
24
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Oct
25
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

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

PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org.

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections.

The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed by the group. If you’d like to pre-order a copy, stop by the store and let us know!

You can now purchase your books online and support the Delaware Art Museum Store via Bookshop.org! At Bookshop, you can find book club selections and so much more at a discount, and have them shipped directly to your home. You’ll also find curated lists for books that correspond to our exhibitions, special events, staff picks and more! It’s a great way for us to offer you a wider array of books than we can carry in the store. We hope you’ll consider supporting the Museum by purchasing through Bookshop. Check out our page at https://bookshop.org/shop/delartstore, or click the links below to go directly to each book club selection.

RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email ejarvis@delart.org.

April 30, 2020

The Cave Painters: Probing the Mysteries of the World’s First Artists

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

Purchase Book.

May 14, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

May 28, 2020


What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art

by Will Gompertz (Non-Fiction)

Purchase Book.

June 25, 2020


In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

September 24, 2020


The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

Purchase Book.

November 19, 2020

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Purchase Book.

December, 2020


No meeting

Oct
30
Fri
Glory of Stories
Oct 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Oct
31
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Nov
1
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Nov
6
Fri
Glory of Stories
Nov 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.

Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more.

Books Through June 2020

3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker – This event has been cancelled.
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft – This event has been cancelled.

4/3 Hugo & Miles in I’ve Painted Everything!, Scott Magoon – This event has been cancelled.
4/10 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems – This event has been cancelled.
4/17 Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett – This event has been cancelled.
4/24 The Tree Lady, H. Joseph Harris – This event has been cancelled.

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong – This event has been cancelled.
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros – This event has been cancelled.
5/15 The Day the Crayons Came Home, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
5/22 Yesterday I had the Blues, Jeron Ashford Frame
5/29 The Night Gardener, Terry Fan

6/5 Ish, Peter Reynolds
6/12 Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Mo Willems
6/19 Alma and How She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal

Art is Tasty
Nov 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).

Upcoming 2020 Topics

April 3: Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman & Helen Mason special exhibition – This event has been cancelled.
May 1: Queen’s Closet, Richard Cleaver – This event has been cancelled.
June 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth
July 3: Cancelled
August 7: Atlantic City, Reginald Marsh
September 4: Riot, Deborah Butterfield
October 2: Labyrinth
November 6: Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection special exhibition
December 4: On the Banks of the Doune, Scotland, Robert Duncanson

Nov
7
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Nov
8
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

Explore the highlights of the Delaware Art Museum’s collection with a knowledgeable and friendly Museum Guide, every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.