PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Art is Tasty 12:00 pm
Art is Tasty
Jan 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty
First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price). 2019 Topics January 4: Stand Away From the Girl!, N.C. Wyeth | Register February 1: Absalom Jones, Raphaelle Peale | Register March 1: Lady Lilith, Dante Gabriel Rossetti | Register April 5: TBD (Selection from the Droller Exhibition) May 3: TBD (Selection from the Loper Exhibition) June 7: Genius of Art and Genius of Literature, Howard Pyle July 5:  TBD (Selection from Relational Undercurrents...
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Artist Demonstrations 11:00 am
Artist Demonstrations
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Artist Demonstrations
Visit with artists from the Juried Craft Exhibition and watch as they demonstrate their craft techniques. Sunday, January 6 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Leslie Pontz (crochet) Sunday, January 27 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Kimberly Hall and Justin Hardison (screenprinting) About the Exhibition Juried Craft Exhibition October 20, 2018 – January 27, 2019 For over 90 years, the Delaware Art Museum has showcased contemporary craft in its temporary exhibitions by artists working locally and throughout the region. Capitalizing on the Museum’s popular annual exhibitions of drawings, prints, paintings, sculptures, and watercolors, the first juried Contemporary Crafts Show was formally established in 1958. Since...
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Women’s Suffragists Movement: Purple Sashes to Pink Hats 6:00 pm
Women’s Suffragists Movement: Purple Sashes to Pink Hats
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm
Women's Suffragists Movement: Purple Sashes to Pink Hats
YWCA Delaware brings you the first Investors Cabinet of 2019—”The Women’s Suffragists Movement: Purple Sashes to Pink Hats.” Partnering with YWCA Delaware for this event are the Delaware Art Museum and the Turning Point Suffragists Memorial. Please join us to learn about: Barbara Bodichon, an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement and a tireless reformer and women’s rights champion, presented by  Margaretta Frederick, Curator of the Bancroft Pre-Raphaelite Collection The Turning Points Suffragists Memorial, a history of the suffragists movement, presented by Staci Burton A brief history of Mary Ann Shad Cary, presented by historian Lora Englehart; An update...
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Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service 11:00 am
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Museum in partnership with One Village Alliance and Raising Kings. Activities include tours of the collection, art-making, mentorship opportunities, and more. Potential Inclement Weather: Check back here or on our Facebook page for event updates. Performers: Sam McGarvey, Poetry Out Loud Delaware Winner Jea Street, Jr Jah Chet’la Sebreee Reed’s Refuge Young Seda Raising Kings 2019 Click on the links below to register for an event. Raising KINGS is a collaborative commitment to change the image and expectations of African American males by elevating the level of positive male...
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Connected Series Open House 6:00 pm
Connected Series Open House
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm
Connected Series Open House
The Connected Series engages local creative community members to produce arts-based programs at the Museum. Join us for appetizers, a cash bar, and a short introduction to the Connected Series followed by time to network, share skills, and brainstorm ideas with fellow community leaders and groups.  Pre-register for a free drink ticket. Learn more about the Connected Series.
Curator Conversation: Politics and Paint: Barbara Bodichon and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood 6:00 pm
Curator Conversation: Politics and Paint: Barbara Bodichon and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm
Curator Conversation: Politics and Paint: Barbara Bodichon and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
Delve deep into the watercolors and biography of Barbara Bodichon on a tour with Curator Margaretta Frederick.
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Artist Demonstrations 11:00 am
Artist Demonstrations
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Artist Demonstrations
Visit with artists from the Juried Craft Exhibition and watch as they demonstrate their craft techniques. Sunday, January 6 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Leslie Pontz (crochet) Sunday, January 27 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Kimberly Hall and Justin Hardison (screenprinting) About the Exhibition Juried Craft Exhibition October 20, 2018 – January 27, 2019 For over 90 years, the Delaware Art Museum has showcased contemporary craft in its temporary exhibitions by artists working locally and throughout the region. Capitalizing on the Museum’s popular annual exhibitions of drawings, prints, paintings, sculptures, and watercolors, the first juried Contemporary Crafts Show was formally established in 1958. Since...
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DelArt Readers: Book Club 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club @ Delaware Art Museum Thronson Café
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. January 31 The Woman in White by Willkie Collins Available for purchase in the Museum Store. February 28 Museums and Memorials Join Christopher Tharp, University of Delaware PhD candidate, as he discusses excerpts of his thesis and leads conversation around art that is charged with cultural memory. There are four articles we will read in anticipation of this meeting which center around public art, memorial sites, and 9/11. RSVP for articles. March 28 Color –...
Inside Look 6:00 pm
Inside Look
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm
Inside Look
Join us for an inside look and in-depth dialogue around a single work of art on a tour led by local graduate students.