PROGRAMS & EVENTS

May
30
Sat
Public Tours: Special Exhibition
May 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.

May
31
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
May 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.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
May 31 @ 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
5
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jun 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

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

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

First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).

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

Jun
6
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jun 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
Jun 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.

Jun
7
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jun 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.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jun 7 @ 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
11
Thu
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Museum Store for the Well-Read Black Girl Book Club! FREE to attend!

We’re so excited to be partnering with the American Booksellers Association, One Village Alliance and Brevity Bookspace to bring a chapter of this hugely popular book club to the Delaware Art Museum. Chandra Pitts of One Village Alliance and Saliym Cooper of Brevity Bookspace will be facilitating these amazing bookish adventures. We’re thrilled to offer each month’s selection at a 20% discount! Read on for more info about our meeting dates, monthly book picks and more!

Meetings will take place on the second Thursday of the month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. We’ll be reading the book club’s Young Adult selection each month, so this program is suited for anyone ages 13 and up! We’d love for you to purchase the monthly selection in-store, but it’s not required! We just want to share our love of books with our awesome community.

Well-Read Black Girl Mission Statement: “Our mission is to support diverse voices and emerging writers of color, one book club meeting at a time. Our literary community is inclusive, we strive to inspire change and foster connections between bookstores, readers and authors.”

Questions? Want to pre-order a book? Call the Museum Store: 302-351-8521. See you soon!

Meeting dates and books being discussed:

Thursday, March 12
Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream by Blair Imani
indiebound.org

Thursday, April 9
A Phoenix Must First Burn, edited by Patrice Caldwell
indiebound.org

Thursday, May 14
When You Were Everything by Ashley Woodfolk
indiebound.org

Thursday, June 11
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
indiebound.org

Partners

Jun
12
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jun 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

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

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

Jun
13
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Jun 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.

Public Tours: Special Exhibition
Jun 13 @ 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
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: 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

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

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

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: 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

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: 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

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: 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

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: 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

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: 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

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

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

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: 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
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.