PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Oct 4 @ 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. 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...
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Painting Barns 10:00 am
Painting Barns
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Painting Barns
Instructor: Cynthia Swanson Learn to paint the beauty of Brandywine Valley barns by discovering techniques for the underlying structure and surrounding landscape. Finish your painting with washes and drybrush to depict weathered wood and foliage textures.
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Oct 11 @ 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. 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...
Clay Date 7:00 pm
Clay Date
Oct 11 @ 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
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Botanical Monotypes (2-day workshop) 9:00 am
Botanical Monotypes (2-day workshop)
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Botanical Monotypes (2-day workshop)
30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown Using garden plants and simple materials, students will explore the possibilities of organic and geometric compositions to create a series of monotypes on the museum’s large etching press. 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.
Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan (2-day workshop) 9:00 am
Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan (2-day workshop)
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan (2-day workshop)
Instructor: Marne Ryan Make elegantly comfortable rings by fusing sterling silver and gold. This workshop will cover simple band making to complex framing. Participants will also learn bench tricks for sizing and fitting in addition to single and double framing.
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Botanical Monotypes (2-day workshop) 9:00 am
Botanical Monotypes (2-day workshop)
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Botanical Monotypes (2-day workshop)
30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown Using garden plants and simple materials, students will explore the possibilities of organic and geometric compositions to create a series of monotypes on the museum’s large etching press. 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.
Family 2nd Sundays 9:00 am
Family 2nd Sundays
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 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. 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 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...
Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan (2-day workshop) 9:00 am
Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan (2-day workshop)
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan (2-day workshop)
Instructor: Marne Ryan Make elegantly comfortable rings by fusing sterling silver and gold. This workshop will cover simple band making to complex framing. Participants will also learn bench tricks for sizing and fitting in addition to single and double framing.
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Oct 18 @ 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. 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...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Oct 25 @ 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. 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...
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Mitch Lyons Technique Demo 1:30 pm
Mitch Lyons Technique Demo
Oct 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mitch Lyons Technique Demo
Join artists John Baker and Andrew Snyder as they demonstrate the clay monoprint technique pioneered by Mitch Lyons who is featured in the special exhibition Mitch Lyons: The Hand Translated.  
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