PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

March 6: Veronica Veronese, Dante Gabriel Rossetti – Register
April 3: Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman & Helen Mason special exhibition – Register
May 1: Queen’s Closet, Richard Cleaver – Register
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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

The Museum is closed on Thursday evenings through March. The DelArt Readers will meet in the Museum’s Studio Lobby located in the adjoining building. To access the Studio, enter through the door marked with a large orange banner that says “Studio Wing” by pressing the buzzer. Door is located next to the large sculpture Crying Giant by Tom Otterness.

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.

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!

February 27, 2020


Circe

by Madeline Miller (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

March 26, 2020


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

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

indiebound.org

April 30, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

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)

indiebound.org

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.

indiebound.org

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

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.

indiebound.org

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

indiebound.org

November 19, 2020


Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

March 6: Veronica Veronese, Dante Gabriel Rossetti – Register
April 3: Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman & Helen Mason special exhibition – Register
May 1: Queen’s Closet, Richard Cleaver – Register
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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

The Museum is closed on Thursday evenings through March. The DelArt Readers will meet in the Museum’s Studio Lobby located in the adjoining building. To access the Studio, enter through the door marked with a large orange banner that says “Studio Wing” by pressing the buzzer. Door is located next to the large sculpture Crying Giant by Tom Otterness.

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.

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!

February 27, 2020


Circe

by Madeline Miller (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

March 26, 2020


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

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

indiebound.org

April 30, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

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)

indiebound.org

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.

indiebound.org

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

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.

indiebound.org

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

indiebound.org

November 19, 2020


Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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
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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

March 6: Veronica Veronese, Dante Gabriel Rossetti – Register
April 3: Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman & Helen Mason special exhibition – Register
May 1: Queen’s Closet, Richard Cleaver – Register
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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

The Museum is closed on Thursday evenings through March. The DelArt Readers will meet in the Museum’s Studio Lobby located in the adjoining building. To access the Studio, enter through the door marked with a large orange banner that says “Studio Wing” by pressing the buzzer. Door is located next to the large sculpture Crying Giant by Tom Otterness.

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.

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!

February 27, 2020


Circe

by Madeline Miller (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

March 26, 2020


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

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

indiebound.org

April 30, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

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)

indiebound.org

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.

indiebound.org

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

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.

indiebound.org

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

indiebound.org

November 19, 2020


Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

March 6: Veronica Veronese, Dante Gabriel Rossetti – Register
April 3: Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman & Helen Mason special exhibition – Register
May 1: Queen’s Closet, Richard Cleaver – Register
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.

Nov
13
Fri
Glory of Stories
Nov 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.

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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

Nov
14
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 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.

Nov
15
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 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.

Nov
19
Thu
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm

The Museum is closed on Thursday evenings through March. The DelArt Readers will meet in the Museum’s Studio Lobby located in the adjoining building. To access the Studio, enter through the door marked with a large orange banner that says “Studio Wing” by pressing the buzzer. Door is located next to the large sculpture Crying Giant by Tom Otterness.

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.

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!

February 27, 2020


Circe

by Madeline Miller (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

March 26, 2020


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

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

indiebound.org

April 30, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

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)

indiebound.org

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.

indiebound.org

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

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.

indiebound.org

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

indiebound.org

November 19, 2020


Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

December, 2020


No meeting

Nov
20
Fri
Glory of Stories
Nov 20 @ 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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

Nov
21
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 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.

Nov
22
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 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.

Nov
27
Fri
Glory of Stories
Nov 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

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

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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

Nov
28
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 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.

Nov
29
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 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.

Dec
4
Fri
Glory of Stories
Dec 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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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
Dec 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

March 6: Veronica Veronese, Dante Gabriel Rossetti – Register
April 3: Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman & Helen Mason special exhibition – Register
May 1: Queen’s Closet, Richard Cleaver – Register
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

Dec
5
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 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.

Dec
6
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 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.

Dec
11
Fri
Glory of Stories
Dec 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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

Dec
12
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 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.

Dec
13
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 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.

Dec
18
Fri
Glory of Stories
Dec 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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

Dec
19
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 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.

Dec
20
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 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.

Dec
25
Fri
Glory of Stories
Dec 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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

Dec
26
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 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.

Dec
27
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 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.

Jan
1
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jan 1 @ 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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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
Jan 1 @ 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

March 6: Veronica Veronese, Dante Gabriel Rossetti – Register
April 3: Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman & Helen Mason special exhibition – Register
May 1: Queen’s Closet, Richard Cleaver – Register
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

Jan
2
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jan 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.

Jan
3
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jan 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.

Jan
8
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jan 8 @ 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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

Jan
9
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jan 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.

Jan
10
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jan 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.

Jan
15
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jan 15 @ 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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

Jan
16
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jan 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.

Jan
17
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jan 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.

Jan
22
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jan 22 @ 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: February – June 2020

2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty
2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring
2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen
2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro Seeger

3/6 Little Owl’s Night, Divya Srinivasan
3/13 Du Iz Tak?, Carson Ellis
3/20 Do Pirates Take Baths?, Kathy Tucker
3/27 Worm Weather, Jean Taft

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

5/1 Round is a Tortilla, Roseanne Thong
5/8 Abuela, Arthur Dorros
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

Jan
23
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jan 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.

Jan
24
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jan 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.