PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
Dec 1 all-day
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
It’s back! Our annual sale kicks off December 1 and goes through December 8 with 20% off your entire purchase. For the remainder of the week, receive 10% off most items. (Members receive a 20% discount all week long!) Some exclusions apply.
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The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
Dec 2 all-day
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
It’s back! Our annual sale kicks off December 1 and goes through December 8 with 20% off your entire purchase. For the remainder of the week, receive 10% off most items. (Members receive a 20% discount all week long!) Some exclusions apply.
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The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
Dec 3 all-day
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
It’s back! Our annual sale kicks off December 1 and goes through December 8 with 20% off your entire purchase. For the remainder of the week, receive 10% off most items. (Members receive a 20% discount all week long!) Some exclusions apply.
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The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
Dec 4 all-day
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
It’s back! Our annual sale kicks off December 1 and goes through December 8 with 20% off your entire purchase. For the remainder of the week, receive 10% off most items. (Members receive a 20% discount all week long!) Some exclusions apply.
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The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
Dec 5 all-day
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
It’s back! Our annual sale kicks off December 1 and goes through December 8 with 20% off your entire purchase. For the remainder of the week, receive 10% off most items. (Members receive a 20% discount all week long!) Some exclusions apply.
Connected Series Open House 6:00 pm
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!
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The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
Dec 6 all-day
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
It’s back! Our annual sale kicks off December 1 and goes through December 8 with 20% off your entire purchase. For the remainder of the week, receive 10% off most items. (Members receive a 20% discount all week long!) Some exclusions apply.
Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Dec 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. Nov 15 Love Hair Matthew Cherry Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora Nov 29 Parker Looks Up Jessica and Parker Curry Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis Dec 13 Art and...
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The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
Dec 7 all-day
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
It’s back! Our annual sale kicks off December 1 and goes through December 8 with 20% off your entire purchase. For the remainder of the week, receive 10% off most items. (Members receive a 20% discount all week long!) Some exclusions apply.
Abstract and Expressionistic Painting Techniques 9:30 am
Abstract and Expressionistic Painting Techniques
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Abstract and Expressionistic Painting Techniques
Learn a variety of techniques using mark making and color application to explore the concepts behind non-representational painting. (30-minute lunch break) Instructor: Eo Omwake
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The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
Dec 8 all-day
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
It’s back! Our annual sale kicks off December 1 and goes through December 8 with 20% off your entire purchase. For the remainder of the week, receive 10% off most items. (Members receive a 20% discount all week long!) Some exclusions apply.
Family 2nd Sundays 10:00 am
Family 2nd Sundays
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Family 2nd Sundays
Drop-in on second Sundays for a full day of programs designed for families. Additional programming and performances on select 2nd Sundays. 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Ages 0–2 and their grownups. Art Museum Babies – Join 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 –...
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End-of-Year Writers Gathering and Open Mic 5:30 pm
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.
Connected: Beauty is… Reception & Exhibition 6:00 pm
Connected: Beauty is… Reception & Exhibition
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Connected: Beauty is... Reception & Exhibition
Using the camera as a tool for creative expression, Stay Focused puts the student in control of the narrative, challenging them to view the spaces around them in new ways in order to share perspectives that are important to them. Founded and facilitated by photographer Shannon Woodloe, Stay Focused covers the history and core elements of photography, culminating in a theme-based photography project. The project, “Beauty is…,” will be the students’ photographic responses to the marketing billboard for the Museum’s exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture, which poses the questions, “What is beauty?” A reception and exhibit of student...
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club 6:00 pm
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club
 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 and One Village Alliance to bring a chapter of this hugely popular book club to the Delaware Art Museum. Chandra Pitts of One Village Alliance will be facilitating these amazing bookish adventures as part of the Alliance’s Girls Can Do Anything initiative. 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 in either the Museum...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Dec 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. Nov 15 Love Hair Matthew Cherry Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora Nov 29 Parker Looks Up Jessica and Parker Curry Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis Dec 13 Art and...
Winter Arts Festival 12:00 pm
Winter Arts Festival
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Winter Arts Festival
Celebrate the season at the Museum during this family-friendly two-day event, Friday, December 13 from Noon to 8 pm and Saturday, December 14 from 10 am to 4 pm. Shop for holiday gifts from 20 regional artisans, listen to festive music performed by local choirs, and enjoy the Museum’s seasonal decorations. Winter-themed art projects will be available for children and their families and snacks and beverages will be for sale from Toscana in the Museum’s Thronson Café. The Museum Store will offer Member specials throughout the weekend. Cash bar. Performances Friday, December 13 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Talley Middle School...
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Stone Setting 2-Day Workshop 9:30 am
Stone Setting 2-Day Workshop
Dec 14 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Stone Setting 2-Day Workshop
Refresh, reboot and refine your stone setting technique! Learn about the different bezel wires on the market vs sheet metal, how to measure a cabochon for the perfect bezel fit and how to contour & finish the top of the bezel before setting it into place. We will focus on on high domed cabs, unusual or uneven cabs, and sharp edged (triangular/square) cabs. Additionally, we will discuss when prong setting can be your friend and how to successfully solder prongs into place.  This workshop will not focus on finishing one piece of jewelry; rather it will focus on bezel technique,...
Winter Arts Festival 10:00 am
Winter Arts Festival
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Winter Arts Festival
Celebrate the season at the Museum during this family-friendly two-day event, Friday, December 13 from Noon to 8 pm and Saturday, December 14 from 10 am to 4 pm. Shop for holiday gifts from 20 regional artisans, listen to festive music performed by local choirs, and enjoy the Museum’s seasonal decorations. Winter-themed art projects will be available for children and their families and snacks and beverages will be for sale from Toscana in the Museum’s Thronson Café. The Museum Store will offer Member specials throughout the weekend. Cash bar. Performances Friday, December 13 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Talley Middle School...
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Stone Setting 2-Day Workshop 9:30 am
Stone Setting 2-Day Workshop
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Stone Setting 2-Day Workshop
Refresh, reboot and refine your stone setting technique! Learn about the different bezel wires on the market vs sheet metal, how to measure a cabochon for the perfect bezel fit and how to contour & finish the top of the bezel before setting it into place. We will focus on on high domed cabs, unusual or uneven cabs, and sharp edged (triangular/square) cabs. Additionally, we will discuss when prong setting can be your friend and how to successfully solder prongs into place.  This workshop will not focus on finishing one piece of jewelry; rather it will focus on bezel technique,...
Performance: Cartoon Christmas Trio with special guest the Wilmington Children’s Chorus 7:00 pm
Performance: Cartoon Christmas Trio with special guest the Wilmington Children’s Chorus
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm
Performance: Cartoon Christmas Trio with special guest the Wilmington Children’s Chorus
Celebrate the holidays with the return of the Cartoon Christmas Trio to Delaware Art Museum! Assembled in 1995 by bassist Rob Swanson, the trio’s sole focus is compositions from classic Christmas cartoons—particularly the music of Vince Guaraldi, composer of the “Peanuts” soundtracks. The Cartoon Christmas Trio has made live appearances on NBC, ABC, and NPR, and comes back to the Museum to wow audiences with yuletide nostalgia. ABOUT THE 2018 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...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Dec 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. Nov 15 Love Hair Matthew Cherry Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora Nov 29 Parker Looks Up Jessica and Parker Curry Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis Dec 13 Art and...
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Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk 1:00 pm
Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk
On the first day of winter, take a break from your holiday shopping with a peaceful afternoon labyrinth walk. Free, donations accepted.
Performance: Cartoon Christmas Trio with special guest the Tatnall Lower School Children’s Choir 7:00 pm
Performance: Cartoon Christmas Trio with special guest the Tatnall Lower School Children’s Choir
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm
Performance: Cartoon Christmas Trio with special guest the Tatnall Lower School Children’s Choir
Celebrate the holidays with the return of the Cartoon Christmas Trio to Delaware Art Museum! Assembled in 1995 by bassist Rob Swanson, the trio’s sole focus is compositions from classic Christmas cartoons—particularly the music of Vince Guaraldi, composer of the “Peanuts” soundtracks. The Cartoon Christmas Trio has made live appearances on NBC, ABC, and NPR, and comes back to the Museum to wow audiences with yuletide nostalgia. ABOUT THE 2018 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...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Dec 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up. Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more. Nov 15 Love Hair Matthew Cherry Nov 22 Thank You, Omu Oge Mora Nov 29 Parker Looks Up Jessica and Parker Curry Dec 6 Not a Box Antoinette Portis Dec 13 Art and...
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