PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Jul
5
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

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

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

July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
Aug 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
Aug 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
Aug 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
Sept 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
Sept 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
Sept 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
Sept 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
Oct 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry Simon James
Oct 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
Nov 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
Nov 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
Dec 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
Dec 20 Journey Aaron Becker
Dec 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

*Special Halloween Edition: Costumes encouraged! Enjoy a spooky story, a ghostly peek at art, and witchy art making with your grownup. Please, no weapons or large props in the Museum.

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

Jul
11
Thu
Happy Hours
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden.

Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the Terrace, food and beverage is available for purchase.

Large party seating may be reserved for a fee and Happy Hour snacks for your group may be preordered by calling Lauren McMahon, Event Coordinator at 302.351.8530. A limited number of lawn chairs may be rented for $5 each, or two for $5 for Museum Members.

Adult Art Projects

Thursdays, June 13, July 11 and August 8
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join your friends for quick adult art projects on the 2nd Thursday of the summer months. Projects may be completed in 30 minutes or less, created while you enjoy your Happy Hour beverages and live music on the Terrace, and your finished projects will go home with you that evening.

Art Projects are $5 for Members $7 for Non-Members.  Walk-ups welcome.     

Sponsor

Happy Hours are sponsored by Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A.

Performance: Los Pleneros de la 21
Jul 11 @ 8:00 pm

Special Guest: El Grupo Ámbar de Delaware

Put on your dancing shoes for the infectious sounds of Puerto Rican bomba and plena! After the performance, enjoy a dance party featuring DJ Willie until 11 pm.

Los Pleneros de la 21, the premier East Harlem-based performing ensemble and non-profit community organization, was founded in 1983 by Juan J. ‘Juango’ Gutiérrez (National Endowment on the Arts’ Heritage Fellow, 1996) and the legendary Master Plenero Marcial Reyes Arvelo. Having toured extensively both nationally and internationally for over three decades, ‘LP21’ is considered by many as New York’s preeminent Bomba and Plena ambassadors to the world, bringing Puerto Rican culture to Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Latin America, Australia, Berlin, The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, The Kremlin (former Soviet Union) and countless other international cities and prominent venues.

The LP21 ensemble, an exceptional mix of Puerto Rican Folk Masters and professional musicians, are all united in their common cause to expose the importance of traditional Puerto Rican music, has pioneered the road for bomba and plena performance and is responsible for expanding platforms for continued performance, learning and the presentation of Bomba and Plena—paving the way for many other musicians who now share their stage.

LP21’s latest album, Los Pleneros de la 21 Live at Pregones: 35 years of Bomba & Plena (Truth Revolution Records, Nov 2018), is an ode to the group’s long arduous yet satisfying journey – milestone indeed, of a lifetime of work, blood, sweat, tears and laughter of countless dedicated bomberos, pleneros, educators and cultural advocates, raising their spear in the name of Puerto Rican Bomba & Plena, and the makers of this tradition. The album marks a new era for LP21, with a younger generation of musicians taking leadership in re-envisioning LP21’s style and persona

LP21’s landmark community-based cultural and educational programs, such as Bomba and Plena Community Workshops for adult and kids, Bomba and Plena In the house for NYC school children, and Cultural Legacy Programs, have created a common space for the recognition, education and practice of Puerto Rican culture and identity. While in Wilmington they will be working with students from the Latin American Community Center.

Sponsored by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation.

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE SERIES

The Delaware Art Museum’s performance series features bold, adventurous works from a variety of art forms. With a focus on social justice and cutting edge creative performance, this series brings artists to Delaware who are pushing creative boundaries and responding to present day events in innovative ways. Performances will take place on the Museum’s campus and out in the community. Learn more.

All ticket purchases are final. No refunds or exchanges will be issued.

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

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

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

July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
Aug 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
Aug 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
Aug 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
Sept 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
Sept 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
Sept 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
Sept 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
Oct 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry Simon James
Oct 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
Nov 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
Nov 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
Dec 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
Dec 20 Journey Aaron Becker
Dec 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

*Special Halloween Edition: Costumes encouraged! Enjoy a spooky story, a ghostly peek at art, and witchy art making with your grownup. Please, no weapons or large props in the Museum.

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Jul 14 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Jul
18
Thu
Happy Hours
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden.

Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the Terrace, food and beverage is available for purchase.

Large party seating may be reserved for a fee and Happy Hour snacks for your group may be preordered by calling Lauren McMahon, Event Coordinator at 302.351.8530. A limited number of lawn chairs may be rented for $5 each, or two for $5 for Museum Members.

Adult Art Projects

Thursdays, June 13, July 11 and August 8
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join your friends for quick adult art projects on the 2nd Thursday of the summer months. Projects may be completed in 30 minutes or less, created while you enjoy your Happy Hour beverages and live music on the Terrace, and your finished projects will go home with you that evening.

Art Projects are $5 for Members $7 for Non-Members.  Walk-ups welcome.     

Sponsor

Happy Hours are sponsored by Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A.

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

Enjoy a complimentary drink on the Terrace and a traditional picnic feast in the Sculpture Garden with music by Edgewater Avenue. Picnic and cash bar will begin at 6 p.m. In the event of rain, the event will be moved indoors.

Museum Members only.

To reserve your picnic and free gift, RSVP to Marie Cordivano at mcordivano@delart.org or 302.351.8572 by July 12.

Jul
19
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

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

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

July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
Aug 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
Aug 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
Aug 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
Sept 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
Sept 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
Sept 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
Sept 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
Oct 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry Simon James
Oct 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
Nov 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
Nov 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
Dec 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
Dec 20 Journey Aaron Becker
Dec 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

*Special Halloween Edition: Costumes encouraged! Enjoy a spooky story, a ghostly peek at art, and witchy art making with your grownup. Please, no weapons or large props in the Museum.

Clay Date
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

Mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio! Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery that the Museum will glaze. No experience necessary.

Instructor: Peter Morgan
Must be 21 or older to participate.

Register: September | October | November

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

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

Public Tours
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

Jul
25
Thu
Happy Hours
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden.

Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the Terrace, food and beverage is available for purchase.

Large party seating may be reserved for a fee and Happy Hour snacks for your group may be preordered by calling Lauren McMahon, Event Coordinator at 302.351.8530. A limited number of lawn chairs may be rented for $5 each, or two for $5 for Museum Members.

Adult Art Projects

Thursdays, June 13, July 11 and August 8
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join your friends for quick adult art projects on the 2nd Thursday of the summer months. Projects may be completed in 30 minutes or less, created while you enjoy your Happy Hour beverages and live music on the Terrace, and your finished projects will go home with you that evening.

Art Projects are $5 for Members $7 for Non-Members.  Walk-ups welcome.     

Sponsor

Happy Hours are sponsored by Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A.

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

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

September 26, 2019


Oil and Marble: a novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

by Stephanie Storey (fiction)

Amazon

October 24, 2019


Becoming

by Michelle Obama

Amazon

November 21, 2019


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

Sebastian Smee (nonfiction)

Amazon

December, 2019


No meeting

 

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

Performance: Fanm d’Ayiti by Nathalie Joachim with the Spektral Quartet
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm

Fanm d’Ayiti (Women of Haiti) is an evening-length work for voice, flute, string quartet and electronics developed by composer/performer Nathalie Joachim. Commissioned by St. Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Liquid Music Series, Fanm d’Ayiti is a celebration of some of Haiti’s most iconic yet under recognized female artists, as well as an exploration of Joachim’s Haitian heritage. The project features original songs incorporating the recorded voices of Joachim’s grandmother and the girls choir of her family’s home farming village of Dantan; new arrangements of songs by some of the greatest known female voices in Haitian history; and recorded interviews with these artists about their lives fighting for social justice and uplifting the people of Haiti. Developed in a two year Liquid Music Virtual Residency, Fanm d’Ayiti premiered in March 2018 with members of SPCO in St. Paul, MN, and will be presented in the 2018-19 and 2019-20 season with Spektral Quartet.

Flutist and composer Nathalie Joachim (Eighth Blackbird, Flutronix), “an edgy multi-genre performance artist who has long been pushing boundaries with her flute” (The Washington Post)

SPEKTRAL QUARTET actively pursues a vivid conversation between exhilarating works of the traditional canon and those written this decade, this year, or this week. With the New York Times writing that “they have everything: a supreme technical command that seems to come easily, a capacity to make complicated music clear, and, most notably…an ability to cast a magic spell”, Spektral is known for creating seamless connections across centuries, drawing in the listener with charismatic deliveries, interactive concert formats, an up-close atmosphere, and bold, inquisitive programming.

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE SERIES

The Delaware Art Museum’s performance series features bold, adventurous works from a variety of art forms. With a focus on social justice and cutting edge creative performance, this series brings artists to Delaware who are pushing creative boundaries and responding to present day events in innovative ways. Performances will take place on the Museum’s campus and out in the community.

All ticket purchases are final. No refunds or exchanges will be issued.

Learn more.

Jul
26
Fri
Glory of Stories
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

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

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

July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
Aug 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
Aug 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
Aug 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
Sept 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
Sept 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
Sept 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
Sept 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
Oct 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry Simon James
Oct 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
Nov 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
Nov 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
Dec 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
Dec 20 Journey Aaron Becker
Dec 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

*Special Halloween Edition: Costumes encouraged! Enjoy a spooky story, a ghostly peek at art, and witchy art making with your grownup. Please, no weapons or large props in the Museum.

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

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

To register for the gathering only, please use this link to the conference registration page and select attending the Friday Night Gathering and Open Mic.

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

Online registration are closed. Walk up registrations will be accepted on the day of the conference.

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

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

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

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

Meet and Greet with Erlina Ortiz

Thronson Café /East Court

Museum Store

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

Writers Gathering & Open Mic

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

Conference Sessions

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

Click here to download presenter bios and session descriptions.

Panel

Writing While Working

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

Totes

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

Sponsors

Sponsored by Rosemont College MFA and The Happy Self-Publisher.

Public Tours
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

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

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

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

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

Sponsors

Stephen Kingsberry, Sheridan Quarless Kingsberry, Stephanie Lord, and the Arsht Cannon Fund

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

Aug
1
Thu
Happy Hours
Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden.

Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the Terrace, food and beverage is available for purchase.

Large party seating may be reserved for a fee and Happy Hour snacks for your group may be preordered by calling Lauren McMahon, Event Coordinator at 302.351.8530. A limited number of lawn chairs may be rented for $5 each, or two for $5 for Museum Members.

Adult Art Projects

Thursdays, June 13, July 11 and August 8
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join your friends for quick adult art projects on the 2nd Thursday of the summer months. Projects may be completed in 30 minutes or less, created while you enjoy your Happy Hour beverages and live music on the Terrace, and your finished projects will go home with you that evening.

Art Projects are $5 for Members $7 for Non-Members.  Walk-ups welcome.     

Sponsor

Happy Hours are sponsored by Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

Aug
2
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

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

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

July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
Aug 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
Aug 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
Aug 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
Sept 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
Sept 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
Sept 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
Sept 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
Oct 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry Simon James
Oct 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
Nov 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
Nov 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
Dec 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
Dec 20 Journey Aaron Becker
Dec 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

*Special Halloween Edition: Costumes encouraged! Enjoy a spooky story, a ghostly peek at art, and witchy art making with your grownup. Please, no weapons or large props in the Museum.

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

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

Upcoming Topics

August 2, 2019: Two Seated Figures, Charles Cajori – Register

September 6, 2019: Spring and Autumn, Lydia Field Emmet – Register

October 4, 2019: Three Rectangles Horizontal Jointed Gyratory III, George Rickey – Register

November 1, 2019: Charles Burchfield painting – Register

December 6, 2019: Mandala, Gregory Gillespie – Register

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

African and Caribbean Festival
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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

Click here for vendor registration.

Partners and Sponsors

Presented in partnership with the Delaware African Caribbean Coalition: We Are Stronger and Better Together. This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

Public Tours
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Aug
4
Sun
Public Tour – The Loper Tradition
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tour - The Loper Tradition

Join Edward Loper, Jr. in the galleries for an artist-led discussion of the paintings in The Loper Tradition: Paintings by Edward Loper, Sr. and Edward Loper, Jr. This unique opportunity allows visitors to hear firsthand from this important Wilmington painter.

Public Tours
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

Aug
8
Thu
Happy Hours
Aug 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden.

Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the Terrace, food and beverage is available for purchase.

Large party seating may be reserved for a fee and Happy Hour snacks for your group may be preordered by calling Lauren McMahon, Event Coordinator at 302.351.8530. A limited number of lawn chairs may be rented for $5 each, or two for $5 for Museum Members.

Adult Art Projects

Thursdays, June 13, July 11 and August 8
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join your friends for quick adult art projects on the 2nd Thursday of the summer months. Projects may be completed in 30 minutes or less, created while you enjoy your Happy Hour beverages and live music on the Terrace, and your finished projects will go home with you that evening.

Art Projects are $5 for Members $7 for Non-Members.  Walk-ups welcome.     

Sponsor

Happy Hours are sponsored by Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A.

Aug
9
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

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

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

July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
Aug 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
Aug 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
Aug 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
Sept 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
Sept 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
Sept 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
Sept 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
Oct 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry Simon James
Oct 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
Nov 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
Nov 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
Dec 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
Dec 20 Journey Aaron Becker
Dec 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

*Special Halloween Edition: Costumes encouraged! Enjoy a spooky story, a ghostly peek at art, and witchy art making with your grownup. Please, no weapons or large props in the Museum.

Clay Date
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

Mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio! Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery that the Museum will glaze. No experience necessary.

Instructor: Peter Morgan
Must be 21 or older to participate.

Register: September | October | November

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

Aug
15
Thu
Evening for Educators: Art Swap!
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Evening for Educators: Art Swap!

Drop-in for free art supplies from studio surplus, discounted Museum Memberships, and information on school offerings throughout the year.

Happy Hours
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden.

Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the Terrace, food and beverage is available for purchase.

Large party seating may be reserved for a fee and Happy Hour snacks for your group may be preordered by calling Lauren McMahon, Event Coordinator at 302.351.8530. A limited number of lawn chairs may be rented for $5 each, or two for $5 for Museum Members.

Adult Art Projects

Thursdays, June 13, July 11 and August 8
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join your friends for quick adult art projects on the 2nd Thursday of the summer months. Projects may be completed in 30 minutes or less, created while you enjoy your Happy Hour beverages and live music on the Terrace, and your finished projects will go home with you that evening.

Art Projects are $5 for Members $7 for Non-Members.  Walk-ups welcome.     

Sponsor

Happy Hours are sponsored by Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A.

“Eat Little and Live Long” a meal with Makeda Thomas
Aug 15 @ 7:30 pm

From the artist: “When a house fire destroyed my 100+ year old Brooklyn home earlier this year – and with it, not only the entire “analog” archive of my twenty year career in dance, but all of the research and documentation for my newest work – I grieved the loss of intellectual and cultural memory, and its impact on future work. More than before, I value embodied knowledges – not as ephemeral – but as the only true materiality.” “`Eat Little and Live Long’ is a new archive; a gathering that merges food, dance, and storytelling; an opportunity with artists and supporters of my work; a way to share and to practice; to make good on the ancestral knowledge to transform stories of loss into tales of togetherness”

Menu to be announced!

Aug
16
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

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

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

July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
Aug 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
Aug 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
Aug 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
Sept 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
Sept 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
Sept 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
Sept 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
Oct 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry Simon James
Oct 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
Nov 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
Nov 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
Dec 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
Dec 20 Journey Aaron Becker
Dec 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

*Special Halloween Edition: Costumes encouraged! Enjoy a spooky story, a ghostly peek at art, and witchy art making with your grownup. Please, no weapons or large props in the Museum.

Performance: The Light Fantastical by Makeda Thomas
Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm

Exhilarating modern dance performance that explores Caribbean culture

The Museum is thrilled to host world-renowned Trinidadian dancer and choreographer, Makeda Thomas, on August 16. During this 40-minute performance in Fusco Grand Hall, Thomas and two dancers from her company will perform a captivating modern dance titled The Light Fantastical, a contemporary exploration of Caribbean culture through dance. This improvisational piece is imbued with metaphor for art and technology that comes out of Afrofuturist culture—or more appropriately, “Caribbean Futurisms.” It considers how Caribbean cultural forms navigate time and space, and innovate new histories, sciences, and aesthetics. As part of the performance, the Museum’s Fusco Grand Hall will be transformed into a space that will pull viewers into The Light!

The Light Fantastical will be preceded by a special 20-minute performance by professional dancers from Wilmington’s own Pieces of a Dream Dance Company. A long time artistic partner with the Museum, Pieces of a Dream is dedicated to exploring contemporary societal issues through the medium of dance.

About Makeda Thomas

“The postmodern African Diasporan dancer-scholar whose work goes beyond stereotype and the market appetite for clichés regarding the black dancing body.” Trinidadian artist Makeda Thomas’ choreography, films and site-specific work has been presented internationally, including at HARLEM Stage/Aaron Davis Hall, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York Live Arts, Teatro Africa, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Queens Hall, and Teatro de la Ciudad. Thomas has received awards and commissions from Creative Capital, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, and 651 ARTS Black Dance: Tradition & Transformation, among others. She lives and works in Port of Spain and Brooklyn.

Schedule

7:00 pm – Museum doors open
8:00 pm – Curator tour by Margaret Winslow of works that Ms. Thomas is drawn to.
8:30 pm – Performance by Pieces of a Dream Dance Theatre of excerpts from Uprising: Rememberance|Resistance|Revival
8:50 pm – The Light Fantastical by Makeda Thomas
9:30 pm – Q & A with the artist

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE SERIES

The Delaware Art Museum’s performance series features bold, adventurous works from a variety of art forms. With a focus on social justice and cutting edge creative performance, this series brings artists to Delaware who are pushing creative boundaries and responding to present day events in innovative ways. Performances will take place on the Museum’s campus and out in the community.

All ticket purchases are final. No refunds or exchanges will be issued.

Learn more.

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

Aug
22
Thu
Happy Hours
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden.

Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the Terrace, food and beverage is available for purchase.

Large party seating may be reserved for a fee and Happy Hour snacks for your group may be preordered by calling Lauren McMahon, Event Coordinator at 302.351.8530. A limited number of lawn chairs may be rented for $5 each, or two for $5 for Museum Members.

Adult Art Projects

Thursdays, June 13, July 11 and August 8
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join your friends for quick adult art projects on the 2nd Thursday of the summer months. Projects may be completed in 30 minutes or less, created while you enjoy your Happy Hour beverages and live music on the Terrace, and your finished projects will go home with you that evening.

Art Projects are $5 for Members $7 for Non-Members.  Walk-ups welcome.     

Sponsor

Happy Hours are sponsored by Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

Aug
23
Fri
Glory of Stories
Aug 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

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

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

July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
Aug 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
Aug 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
Aug 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
Sept 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
Sept 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
Sept 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
Sept 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
Oct 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry Simon James
Oct 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
Nov 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
Nov 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
Dec 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
Dec 20 Journey Aaron Becker
Dec 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

*Special Halloween Edition: Costumes encouraged! Enjoy a spooky story, a ghostly peek at art, and witchy art making with your grownup. Please, no weapons or large props in the Museum.

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

Aug
29
Thu
Happy Hours
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden.

Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the Terrace, food and beverage is available for purchase.

Large party seating may be reserved for a fee and Happy Hour snacks for your group may be preordered by calling Lauren McMahon, Event Coordinator at 302.351.8530. A limited number of lawn chairs may be rented for $5 each, or two for $5 for Museum Members.

Adult Art Projects

Thursdays, June 13, July 11 and August 8
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join your friends for quick adult art projects on the 2nd Thursday of the summer months. Projects may be completed in 30 minutes or less, created while you enjoy your Happy Hour beverages and live music on the Terrace, and your finished projects will go home with you that evening.

Art Projects are $5 for Members $7 for Non-Members.  Walk-ups welcome.     

Sponsor

Happy Hours are sponsored by Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A.

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

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

September 26, 2019


Oil and Marble: a novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

by Stephanie Storey (fiction)

Amazon

October 24, 2019


Becoming

by Michelle Obama

Amazon

November 21, 2019


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

Sebastian Smee (nonfiction)

Amazon

December, 2019


No meeting

 

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

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

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

July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
Aug 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
Aug 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
Aug 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
Sept 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
Sept 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
Sept 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
Sept 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
Oct 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry Simon James
Oct 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
Nov 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
Nov 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
Dec 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
Dec 20 Journey Aaron Becker
Dec 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

*Special Halloween Edition: Costumes encouraged! Enjoy a spooky story, a ghostly peek at art, and witchy art making with your grownup. Please, no weapons or large props in the Museum.

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

English

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

Haitian Creole

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

Spanish

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

This program is supported, in part, by the Arsht-Cannon Fund.

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Sep
6
Fri
Glory of Stories
Sep 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

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

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

July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
Aug 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
Aug 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
Aug 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
Sept 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
Sept 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
Sept 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
Sept 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
Oct 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry Simon James
Oct 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
Nov 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
Nov 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
Dec 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
Dec 20 Journey Aaron Becker
Dec 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

*Special Halloween Edition: Costumes encouraged! Enjoy a spooky story, a ghostly peek at art, and witchy art making with your grownup. Please, no weapons or large props in the Museum.

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

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

Upcoming Topics

August 2, 2019: Two Seated Figures, Charles Cajori – Register

September 6, 2019: Spring and Autumn, Lydia Field Emmet – Register

October 4, 2019: Three Rectangles Horizontal Jointed Gyratory III, George Rickey – Register

November 1, 2019: Charles Burchfield painting – Register

December 6, 2019: Mandala, Gregory Gillespie – Register

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

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Family 2nd Sundays are sponsored by the Museum Council.
“Who Hears Twell Van Dunder” Family Opening
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Celebrate the newest interactive installation in Kids’ Corner! Families can meet the artists and explore this enchanting environment. Family Friendly.

We are excited to welcome back the Smiths as our 2019 – 2021 Family-in-Residence. “Who Hears Twell Van Dunder?” is a destination for kids and grownups that celebrates childhood and encourages us to play, imagine, and wonder-even after we have grown up.

Public Tours
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Sep
9
Mon
Quarterly Open Studio and Critique
Sep 9 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Quarterly Open Studio and Critique

Artists are invited to bring their own painting or drawing projects to work on in a supportive group setting. Gentle guidance will be provided and a group critique will conclude the session.

Sep
12
Thu
Bus Trip to Biggs Museum of American Art and Woodburn Mansion
Sep 12 all-day
Bus Trip to Biggs Museum of American Art and Woodburn Mansion

Please join us for a day in Dover. We will be visiting the Biggs Museum in the morning with a tour, and in the afternoon, we will be touring Woodburn Mansion and Gardens.

The Biggs Museum is ‘dedicated to promoting an understanding and appreciation of the fine and decorative arts of Delaware, the Mid-Atlantic Region and the Nation from 1700 to the present’. Below are the descriptions of the two special exhibits that will be at the Museum.

Rebecca Raubacher: Drawings and Paintings
August 2 – October 20, 2019 – With shades from her past, the subjects of Raubacher’s paintings take form spontaneously at the intersection of gender, power, family and grace. This important one-woman show will feature recent works of figural studies by one of the Peninsula’s greatest talents.

Biggs Body 2019 Juried Exhibition Application
September 6 – November 17, 2019 – After years of successfully hosting juried art competitions for photographers and landscape artists of the Mid-Atlantic Region, The Biggs Museum is proud to introduce a new juried competition and exhibition concept of art forms featuring the human and animal figures. This exhibition will present art from all visual art media including, but not limited to: painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, craft, fiber, installation and video. The juried competition will select the top 50 – 60 works that most successfully interpret, evoke or respond to the body.

Your day will include round-trip motor coach, a guided tour of the Museum, lunch at the Grey Fox Grille, a tour of Woodburn Mansion and time for exploring on your own.

Reservations

Space is limited and must be reserved by September 3. Delaware Art Museum Members and their guests receive priority registration until August 26. Any remaining seats will be made available to the general public on that date. Registrations will be recorded in the order in which they are received. Payment must be made at time of registration.

Contact Marie Cordivano at 302.351.8572 or click the “Tickets” button above to register.
$80 Members, $90. Non-Members.*

Schedule (subject to change):

  • 8:30 a.m. Bus departs from the Delaware Art Museum
  • 9:30 a.m. Arrive at the Biggs Museum
  • 10:00 a.m. First group tours the Special Exhibit; second group roams the Museum
  • 10:45 a.m. Switch groups for tour
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch at the Grey Fox Grille
  • 2:00 p.m. Tour of Woodburn Mansion
  • 3:15 p.m. Time on your own
  • 4:15 p.m. Bus departs from Dover
  • 5:15 p.m. Bus arrives back at Delaware Art Museum **

Lunch Menu

Beverages: Soft Drinks, Tea, and Coffee
First Course: House Salad or Bowl of Soup
Entrée Choices: (you will choose your entrée and sides at the restaurant)

  • Chicken Salad Sandwich – Homemade chicken salad on a soft bun or wrap, lettuce, tomatoes, and onion. (no nuts)
  • Grey Fox Burger – 6 oz. of fresh-never frozen-patties on a bun w/lettuce, tomatoes, and onions. Add cheese.
  • Veggie Skewers – Seasonal veggies, skewered and grilled. Healthy light fare!
  • Lettuce Wedge – ¼ Head of iceberg lettuce with bacon, bleu cheese crumbs, cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, red onion, and croutons.
  • Grey Fox Amazing Hamlet Sandwich – Grilled ham, provolone cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato on Texas toast with their signature Hamlet sauce.

Sides: Seasoned hot tots, Pasta salad or Coleslaw
Dessert: Chefs selection of seasonal desserts
Cash Bar: Available

*Reservation fee includes transportation, admission, lunch, gratuity and light snack and wine on return trip and the driver’s gratuity. Registrations will be recorded in the order in which they are received. Payment must be made at time of registration. Trip is rain or shine.

**Return time is approximate and may be affected by traffic, weather, etc.

Museum Guide Open House
Sep 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Museum Guide Open House

Our creative, knowledgeable, and passionate Museum Guides are highly trained volunteers who share their love for art with Museum visitors. This year’s training class will focus on engaging children and students with the Museum’s richly diverse art collections. Guides have special access to in-depth learning opportunities at the Museum, and they form strong bonds with their collegial and collaborative group of fellow Guides.

Learn more at our Museum Guide Open House on Thursday, September 12, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

2020 Museum Guide Training will be held on Tuesday mornings, February through June, 2020. Museum Guides are required to give a minimum of two years’ service leading tours, after their training is complete. Tours are assigned around Guides’ individual schedules, but tours for students and children take place on weekday mornings throughout the year.

We are currently recruiting Museum Guide Candidates for the 2020 Guide Training Class. To apply, please fill out the form by Tuesday, October 1: 2019 Guide Application

Contact Amelia Wiggins at awiggins@delart.org or 302.351.8503 for more information about becoming a Guide.

Sep
13
Fri
Glory of Stories
Sep 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories

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

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

July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
Aug 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
Aug 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
Aug 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
Sept 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
Sept 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
Sept 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
Sept 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
Oct 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry Simon James
Oct 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
Nov 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
Nov 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
Dec 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
Dec 20 Journey Aaron Becker
Dec 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

*Special Halloween Edition: Costumes encouraged! Enjoy a spooky story, a ghostly peek at art, and witchy art making with your grownup. Please, no weapons or large props in the Museum.

Artini
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Artini

Unwind on a Friday night sipping an adult beverage and getting in touch with your creative side. In this laid-back workshop students will complete a work of art inspired by Museum exhibitions.

Instructor: Amanda Kamen.
Must be 21 or older to participate.

Register: September | October | November

Clay Date
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date

Mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio! Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery that the Museum will glaze. No experience necessary.

Instructor: Peter Morgan
Must be 21 or older to participate.

Register: September | October | November

Sep
14
Sat
Solarplate Etching (Cancelled)
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Solarplate Etching (Cancelled)

30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown

Make beautifully detailed etchings without using harmful chemicals! Solarplates are light-sensitized steel plates that are a simple, safe and fast alternative to traditional etchings with acids and solvents. Using a light box and soy based inks students will explore making using painterly styles and photographic transparencies. Basic printmaking lessons in tearing paper, registering paper, mixing colors, and using the press will be covered.  All materials in this class are non-toxic. Supplies included.

Public Tours
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Sep
15
Sun
Solarplate Etching (Cancelled)
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Solarplate Etching (Cancelled)

30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown

Make beautifully detailed etchings without using harmful chemicals! Solarplates are light-sensitized steel plates that are a simple, safe and fast alternative to traditional etchings with acids and solvents. Using a light box and soy based inks students will explore making using painterly styles and photographic transparencies. Basic printmaking lessons in tearing paper, registering paper, mixing colors, and using the press will be covered.  All materials in this class are non-toxic. Supplies included.

Performance: Wilmington Classical Guitar Society Member Showcase
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Performance: Wilmington Classical Guitar Society Member Showcase

Experience the beauty of classical guitar at a showcase featuring the Guitar Society’s professional and amateur members.

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE SERIES

The Delaware Art Museum’s performance series features bold, adventurous works from a variety of art forms. With a focus on social justice and cutting edge creative performance, this series brings artists to Delaware who are pushing creative boundaries and responding to present day events in innovative ways. Performances will take place on the Museum’s campus and out in the community. Learn more.

All ticket purchases are final. No refunds or exchanges will be issued.

Public Tours
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Sep
20
Fri
Glory of Stories
Sep 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.

July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan
July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee
July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle
Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert
Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly Dunbar
Aug 16 Shiver Me Letters June Sobel
Aug 23 Rosie Revere Engineer Andrea Beaty
Aug 30 The Great Paper Caper Oliver Jeffers
Sept 6 Go, Shapes, Go! Denise Fleming
Sept 13 Chameleon’s Colors Chisato Tashiro
Sept 20 Swirl by swirl Joyce Sidman
Sept 27 Little Blue and Little Yellow Leo Lionni
Oct 4 Dear Mr. Blueberry Simon James
Oct 11 The Tiny Seed Eric Carle
Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara
Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger
Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie Priceman
Nov 15 Babar’s Museum of Art Laurent De Brunhoff
Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora
Nov 29 The Princess Knight Cornelia Funke
Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis
Dec 13 Art and Max David Wiesner
Dec 20 Journey Aaron Becker
Dec 27 Regina’s Big Mistake Marissa Moss

*Special Halloween Edition: Costumes encouraged! Enjoy a spooky story, a ghostly peek at art, and witchy art making with your grownup. Please, no weapons or large props in the Museum.

Sep
21
Sat
Korean Festival
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Participate in a cultural exchange exploring both traditional and modern Korean culture and celebrating the Korean Thanksgiving, Chuseok. Enjoy Korean-inspired art activities, a photo booth, Korean snack sampling, TaeKwonDo demonstrations, hands-on activities, and much more. Artwork created by students from the Delaware Korean School will be on display and Korean food will be available for purchase. Recommended for all ages.

This family-friendly event will leave you saying Sarang-hae-yo Korea – I love Korea!’

The Delaware Korean Festival from cynthia minhae yoo on Vimeo.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Korean-inspired art activities, K-pop booth, singing booth, art display by students from the Delaware Korean School, Korean snack sampling, personalized Hangul script demonstrations, and photobooth with props and Korean traditional clothing

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

AM Performance:  K-Pop Dance by HARU K-pop dance group, Arirang ensemble, music and dance performances by students from the Delaware Korean School, Korean traditional dance by Chong-mee Kim, Samgomu (Three drum dance) by Korean School of Southern New Jersey, and TaeKwonDo demonstrations by Tiger Kicks

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

PM Performance:  Samul-nori percussion by Samkyoung Lee & Sungrae Cho, Gayageum Performance by Eunyoung Lee, String quartet by Philadelphia Korean Musicians Association (PKMA), Big Drum by Hyunjin Cha Drum, Korean food cooking demonstration, and trivia challenges

Sponsors

   

     Delaware Division of the Arts

Platinum: Delaware Art Musuem, Overseas Korean Foundation, Delaware Korean Association, Incorporating Services, Ltd., Tiger Kicks Taekwondo, Jin & Joshua Twilley, Jonathan & Young Park, James & Namyuk Yi

Gold: Chemours, GDWG Attorneys at Law

Silver: Zen Wellness Center, JCI Net International, Bear-Glasgow Dental, LLC., Kwang Sil & Young Hee Kim, Sung Ho Bae, Myunghee & Guido Geerts, Ted Moon & Sungmi Moon, Jimmy & Elena Chong, Grace Kwon & David Kubacki, Sofia F. Kim & Minchul F. Shin

Bronze: Sanghoon Kim, Chong & Young Kim, Unkyong & Todd Goldie, Vivian Suh Spahr, Joanne Yoo, Seonglan Kim Boyce, Clara Y. Lin, Seonyoung Park

 

Public Tours
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.

Public Tours
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm
Public Tours

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

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

Tours are free with admission.