PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Family 2nd Sunday Art Kits – August
Family 2nd Sunday Art Kits – August
Jul 12 – Aug 8 all-day
Family 2nd Sunday Art Kits - August
On the second Sunday of each month, pick up a free kit of art supplies and activities to spark family creativity at home. Kits will be offered for three age ranges: Museum Babies (ages 0-2); Young Artists (ages 3-5); and Sunday Studio (ages 6-12), to create with their grownups. Share your art with us on Instagram using the hashtag #delartfromhome. Advance registration required for each kit; maximum one of each type per family. Family 2nd Sunday Art Kits are sponsored by the Museum Council.
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Art Chat Weekly 12:00 pm
Art Chat Weekly
Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm
Art Chat Weekly @ Zoom
Join us for an hour-long virtual conversation with curators and guest speakers on everything from works of art in the collection to interviews with local artists. Ask questions, participate in the conversation, or just enjoy! Registration required. After registration is complete, you will receive an email with a link and details on how to join the Zoom meeting. If you do not receive a link, please check your spam folder or reach out to us. July 16 – La Bella Mano with Guest Dr. David Bentley In a brief commentary on La Bella Mano (1875) shortly after it was painted, Rossetti’s friend and former fellow Pre-Raphaelite Frederic...
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Virtual Keynote Address by Erin Entrada Kelly 7:00 pm
Virtual Keynote Address by Erin Entrada Kelly
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm
Virtual Keynote Address by Erin Entrada Kelly @ Zoom
This keynote is free and open to the public but requires pre-registration. Erin Entrada Kelly received the 2018 Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe, the 2017 APALA Award for The Land of Forgotten Girls, and the 2016 Golden Kite Honor Award for Blackbird Fly, among other honors. She is a New York Times bestseller whose work has been translated into several languages. Her fifth book and first fantasy, Lalani of the Distant Sea, received six starred reviews and was named one of the best books of the year by the New York Public Library, The Horn Book, Booklist, BookPage, and others. All Erin’s books...
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Wilmington Writers Conference: Untold Stories 8:00 am
Wilmington Writers Conference: Untold Stories
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wilmington Writers Conference: Untold Stories @ Zoom
Join us for the 4th annual Wilmington Writers Conference. This year we will be exploring the theme of Untold Stories through a keynote address, a full slate of craft sessions, and online networking opportunities. Friday, July 17  | 7 pm Virtual Keynote Address by Erin Entrada Kelly This keynote is free and open to the public but requires pre-registration. REGISTER Erin Entrada Kelly received the 2018 Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe, the 2017 APALA Award for The Land of Forgotten Girls, and the 2016 Golden Kite Honor Award for Blackbird Fly, among other honors. She is a New York Times bestseller whose work...
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Healing Through the Arts: Virtual Slow Art and Artful Meditation 2:00 pm
Healing Through the Arts: Virtual Slow Art and Artful Meditation
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Healing Through the Arts: Virtual Slow Art and Artful Meditation
Viewing and making art can reduce stress and improve mental health, so join us for a virtual edition of our monthly slow art tour followed by a meditative art experience. Slow down to unlock your creativity with deep looking and relaxing listening. This program is sponsored by the Laffey McHugh Foundation and Museum Council. After registration is complete, you will receive an email with a link and details on how to join the Zoom meeting.  
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Art Chat Weekly 12:00 pm
Art Chat Weekly
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm
Art Chat Weekly @ Zoom
Join us for an hour-long virtual conversation with curators and guest speakers on everything from works of art in the collection to interviews with local artists. Ask questions, participate in the conversation, or just enjoy! Registration required. After registration is complete, you will receive an email with a link and details on how to join the Zoom meeting. If you do not receive a link, please check your spam folder or reach out to us. July 16 – La Bella Mano with Guest Dr. David Bentley In a brief commentary on La Bella Mano (1875) shortly after it was painted, Rossetti’s friend and former fellow Pre-Raphaelite Frederic...
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Art Chat Weekly 12:00 pm
Art Chat Weekly
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm
Art Chat Weekly @ Zoom
Join us for an hour-long virtual conversation with curators and guest speakers on everything from works of art in the collection to interviews with local artists. Ask questions, participate in the conversation, or just enjoy! Registration required. After registration is complete, you will receive an email with a link and details on how to join the Zoom meeting. If you do not receive a link, please check your spam folder or reach out to us. July 16 – La Bella Mano with Guest Dr. David Bentley In a brief commentary on La Bella Mano (1875) shortly after it was painted, Rossetti’s friend and former fellow Pre-Raphaelite Frederic...
Virtual DelArt Readers: Book Club 6:00 pm
Virtual DelArt Readers: Book Club
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm
Virtual DelArt Readers: Book Club @ Zoom Virtual Meeting
PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org. Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections. 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! You can now purchase your...
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