PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Nov
2
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Nov
3
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 3 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Nov
9
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Nov
10
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Nov
16
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Nov
17
Sun
Picturing Beauty: Celebrating Real Women
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us to celebrate successful female leaders in the arts! This event will include art creation, portrait sketching and photography, spoken word, and more. Don’t miss the featured talk at 2:00 p.m. with Posing Beauty curator Dr. Deborah Willis and exhibiting artist Angela Fraleigh.

Picturing Beauty Schedule

10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Portrait Drawing (All portrait drawing timeslots are full.)

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Portrait Photography (All portrait photography are full. Please contact srosenfield@delart.org to be added to the waiting list or sign up to be photographed on January 20, 2020 for MLK Day of Service.)

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Art making, Soul Poetry with Saliym Cooper, Portraits of Wilmington exhibit, artisans, and college and organization information tables

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Girls Inc. of Delaware performs “What is Beauty?” skit

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Conversation with Dr. Deborah Willis and Angela Fraleigh, moderated by Dr. Tiffany Gill (registration recommended). The discussion introduction and closing will include 2019 MLK Voice 4 Youth Contest Finalists Anya Verucci, Neha Das, and Sana Nangia

Partners and Sponsors

This program is presented in partnership with YWCA Delaware, One Village Alliance, Girls Inc. of Delaware, and University of Delaware. This program is partially funded by a grant from the Delaware Humanities, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Additional support was provided, in part, by Delmarva Power and a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.

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Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Conversation with Dr. Deborah Willis and Angela Fraleigh
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for a conversation with Posing Beauty curator Dr. Deborah Willis and exhibiting artist Angela Fraleigh. This conversation will be moderated by University of Delaware’s Dr. Tiffany Gill. Support for this talk is provided by Delaware Humanities and Delmarva Power.

This program is presented in partnership with YWCA Delaware, One Village Alliance, Girls Inc. of Delaware, and University of Delaware. This program is partially funded by a grant from the Delaware Humanities, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Additional support was provided, in part, by Delmarva Power and a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.

  del_div_arts_logo

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Nov
21
Thu
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm

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

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

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

February 27, 2020


Circe

by Madeline Miller (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

March 26, 2020


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

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

indiebound.org

April 30, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

May 28, 2020


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

by Will Gompertz (Non-Fiction)

indiebound.org

June 25, 2020


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

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

September 24, 2020


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

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

indiebound.org

November 19, 2020


Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

December, 2020


No meeting

Nov
22
Fri
Inside Look
Nov 22 @ 12:00 pm
Inside Look

Join us for an inside look and in-depth dialogue around a single work of art in our special exhibition, led by University of Delaware Art History graduate student Emily Shartrand.

Nov
23
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Nov
24
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Healing Through Art Tour and Art Project
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Healing Through Art Tour and Art Project

Individuals experiencing cancer are invited to slow down and unlock discovery and creativity with deep looking and reflection while viewing art.  Afterwards, learn meditative drawing exercises with an introduction to the Zentangle  method.

 

Inside Look
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm
Inside Look

Join us for an inside look and in-depth dialogue around a single work of art in our special exhibition, led by University of Delaware Art History graduate student Emily Shartrand.

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Nov
30
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

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

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Dec
5
Thu
Connected Series Open House
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Connected Series Open House

Come and learn more about the Museum’s Connected Series. A series curating events for the community, by the community!

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

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

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

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Dec
12
Thu
End-of-Year Writers Gathering and Open Mic
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
End-of-Year Writers Gathering and Open Mic

Mingle with area writers and celebrate the end of the year with an open mic at the Museum.

Dec
14
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Dec
15
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Dec
21
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Dec 21 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Dec
22
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Dec
28
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 28 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Dec 28 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Dec
29
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Dec 29 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Dec 29 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

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

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

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

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

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

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

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

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

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

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

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

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

Jan
20
Mon
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service 2020
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service 2020

Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through art and service in partnership with One Village Alliance and Raising Kings.

Portrait Photography
Monday, January 20 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

During the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, add your portrait to a wall of photographs of our community. To complement the exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture, we are filling a wall of our entryway with portraits of our community members. 100 frames will slowly fill with photographs of locals, to add dimension to the portraits in the special exhibition itself. We’d love to include your  portrait. Register to have your photograph taken by Joe McFetridge on  January 20. Participants will receive a digital and print copy once the photographs come off the walls in spring 2020. Free.

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

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

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

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

Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty

Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.

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

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

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

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

February 27, 2020


Circe

by Madeline Miller (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

March 26, 2020


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

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

indiebound.org

April 30, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

May 28, 2020


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

by Will Gompertz (Non-Fiction)

indiebound.org

June 25, 2020


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

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

September 24, 2020


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

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

indiebound.org

November 19, 2020


Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

December, 2020


No meeting

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

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

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

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

Feb
6
Thu
Conversations with Women Making a Difference
Feb 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us at the Delaware Art Museum on February 6 for the first in the 2020 series of “Conversations with Women Making a Difference.”

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

Claudia Peña Porretti – CEO, Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay
Claudia is a seasoned nonprofit leader with more than 20 years of experience. She has always been a strong advocate for children and her work has included supporting Latina girls through a collaboration with Girls, Inc., promoting awareness of English Learners’ education, and advocating for Unaccompanied Children who migrated to Sussex County. While Executive Director at La Esperanza, Claudia launched a Victims Immigration Services program for Latina victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and created PASA (Prevent Alcohol and Substance Abuse), an evidence-based substance abuse prevention program for Hispanic youth. In 2016, she secured recognition from the U.S. Department of Justice Board of Immigration Appeals for the Latin American Community Center to provide legal immigration services for low-income Hispanic immigrants.

Honored by Delaware Today as a 2013 Women in Business, and a 2015 recipient of Girls Inc.’s Strong, Smart and Bold Award, Claudia currently serves as a trustee for the University of Delaware and Woodlawn Trustees.

Kathy Jennings – Attorney General of Delaware
Kathy joined the Delaware Department of Justice (DOJ) right out of law school, starting her legal career as one of only two women in the Criminal Division. In the years that followed, she prosecuted dozens of domestic violence, sexual assault, and homicide cases – including working with the FBI, New Castle County Police Department, and Delaware State Police to investigate and prosecute a serial killer who tortured and murdered five women.

She went on to serve as both State Prosecutor and Chief Deputy Attorney General, before entering private practice where she represented individuals and companies in criminal, regulatory, and civil matters. In 2011 she returned to the DOJ as State Prosecutor under Attorneys General Beau Biden and Matt Denn. Kathy also served as Chief Administrative Officer of New Castle County under County Executive Matt Meyer, managing personnel and budgetary matters for Delaware’s second-largest public employer. On January 1st, 2019, she was sworn in as Delaware’s 46th Attorney General.

Lossie Freeman – Director of Corporate Partnerships, Zip Code Wilmington
Lossie is responsible for cultivating corporate relationships for the only nonprofit coding school in Delaware and for helping to place Zip Code graduates in paid technology jobs. Previously she served as Special Assistant to Mayor Mike Purzycki for Employment Initiatives for the City of Wilmington.

Her career began on Wall Street at JPMorgan as an Internal Global Consultant where she assisted in the launch of their FX business in Seoul and a joint venture in Tokyo with DKB Bank. She later became a licensed broker-dealer on the JPM Listed Equity Trading Desk, a clerk on the New York Stock Exchange, and as program manager for a technology group. She also worked in the Economic/Political section at the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou, China and in Washington D.C., as the head of Business Development for a boutique communications consulting firm. Lossie serves on the boards of the Delaware Community Foundation and is a Trustee for Salem Academy & College.

Bring your friends — and bring the men in your life — to this fun and inspirational evening.
The event is jointly sponsored by Blue Blaze AssociatesNEWS4Women, and the Fund for Women.

Feb
7
Fri
Art is Tasty
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

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

Upcoming 2020 Topics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Inside Look
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm
Inside Look

Join us for an inside look and in-depth dialogue around Angela Fraleigh’s paintings, led by University of Delaware Art History graduate student Olivia Armandroff.

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

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

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

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

February 27, 2020


Circe

by Madeline Miller (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

March 26, 2020


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

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

indiebound.org

April 30, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

May 28, 2020


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

by Will Gompertz (Non-Fiction)

indiebound.org

June 25, 2020


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

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

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September 24, 2020


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

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

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October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

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November 19, 2020


Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

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December, 2020


No meeting

Feb
28
Fri
Inside Look
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm
Inside Look

Join us for an inside look and in-depth dialogue around Angela Fraleigh’s paintings, led by University of Delaware Art History graduate student Olivia Armandroff.

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

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

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

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

Julio daCunha: Modernizing Myths Gallery Talk
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm
Julio daCunha: Modernizing Myths Gallery Talk

Join University of Delaware graduate student Olivia Armandroff to discuss the work of master artist and former UD Fine Art chair Julio daCunha.

Mar
6
Fri
Art is Tasty
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

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

Upcoming 2020 Topics

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
12
Thu
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Meeting dates and books being discussed:

Thursday, March 12
Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream by Blair Imani
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Thursday, April 9
A Phoenix Must First Burn, edited by Patrice Caldwell
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Thursday, May 14
When You Were Everything by Ashley Woodfolk
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Thursday, June 11
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
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Partners

Mar
14
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Mar
15
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Healing through the Arts: Slow Art Tour and Zentangles©
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Healing through the Arts: Slow Art Tour and Zentangles©

Art as therapy can reduce stress and improve mental health for those who experience illness or trauma. Slow down to unlock your creativity with deep looking, human connection, and meditative drawing exercises.

Healing through the Arts is sponsored by Museum Council and the Laffey McHugh Foundation.

Mar
21
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

Mar
22
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Mar 22 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

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

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

Mar
26
Thu
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm

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

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

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

February 27, 2020


Circe

by Madeline Miller (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

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March 26, 2020


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

by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction)

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April 30, 2020


A Piece of the World

by Christina Baker Kline (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

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May 28, 2020


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

by Will Gompertz (Non-Fiction)

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June 25, 2020


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

edited by Lawrence Block (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

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July 30, 2020


A Month in the Country

by J.L. Carr (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

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August 27, 2020


The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

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September 24, 2020


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

by Anne-Marie O’Connor (Non-Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

indiebound.org

October 29, 2020


The Mabinogion

edited by Lady Charlotte Guest (Fiction)

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November 19, 2020


Clara and Mr. Tiffany

by Susan Vreeland (Fiction)

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

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December, 2020


No meeting

Mar
28
Sat
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

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

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

Mar
29
Sun
Public Tours: Museum Highlights
Mar 29 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours: Museum Highlights

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

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

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

Apr
3
Fri
Art is Tasty
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty

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

Upcoming 2020 Topics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apr
9
Thu
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Meeting dates and books being discussed:

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

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

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

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

Partners