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Conversations with Women Making a Difference 5:30 pm
Conversations with Women Making a Difference
Feb 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Conversations with Women Making a Difference
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...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Feb 7 @ 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. Books: February – June 2020 2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty 2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring 2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen 2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro...
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Family 2nd Sunday presents Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Rat 10:00 am
Family 2nd Sunday presents Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Rat
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Family 2nd Sunday presents Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Rat
Drop in for a full day of family-friendly programs. Free, suggested $10 donation. Family 2nd Sundays are sponsored by the Museum Council.  10:00 a.m. Art Museum Babies. Ages 0–2. 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Chinese New Year–inspired Art Activities. 11:30 a.m. Lion Dance and Folk Dance Troupes Perform. 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Chinese Calligraphy and Dough Figuring. 1:30 p.m. Demonstration by CACC Yo-Yo Club followed by Feature Performance.
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Performance: Joel Ross Good Vibes 8:00 pm
Performance: Joel Ross Good Vibes
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm
Performance: Joel Ross Good Vibes
“…Ross’ precocious creativity, facility, and confidence were downright shocking. His style is so unique and developed that it changed my image of the vibraphone itself. Though his musicality [shone] through brightly, I was most impressed by the revolutionary way in which he approached the physicality of the instrument, reworking classic limitations as creative allowances.” Chicago native Joel Ross has performed with historic and seasoned artists – Herbie Hancock, Louis Hayes, Christian McBride, and Stefon Harris – as well as with cutting-edge contemporaries like Ambrose Akinmusire, Gerald Clayton, and Marquis Hill. Twice selected as a Thelonious Monk Institute National All-Star and...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Feb 14 @ 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. Books: February – June 2020 2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty 2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring 2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen 2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro...
Artini 7:00 pm
Artini
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Artini
Unwind on a Friday night sipping an adult beverage and getting in touch with your creative side. In this laid-back workshop students will complete a work of art inspired by Museum exhibitions. Instructor: Amanda Kamen. Must be 21 or older to participate. Register: January 10 | February 14 | March 13
Clay Date 7:00 pm
Clay Date
Feb 14 @ 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: January 10 | February 14 | March 13
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Bus Trip to James A. Michener Art Museum
Bus Trip to James A. Michener Art Museum
Feb 18 all-day
Bus Trip to James A. Michener Art Museum
Join us for an excursion to nearby Doylestown to see Impressionism to Modernism: The Lenfest Collection of American Art at the James A. Michener Art Museum. For the first time, the Michener exhibits the entire collection of Pennsylvania Impressionists and Modernists works gifted by the Marguerite and Gerry Lenfest. A tour will be followed by time for a leisurely lunch and shopping at Peddler’s Village before returning home. Founded in 1988 and named for the Doylestown resident and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, the James A. Michener Art Museum collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits American art and promotes the work of nationally...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Feb 21 @ 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. Books: February – June 2020 2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty 2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring 2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen 2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro...
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Inside Look 2:00 pm
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.
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DelArt Readers: Book Club 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club @ Delaware Art Museum, inquire at front desk for monthly location
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...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Feb 28 @ 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. Books: February – June 2020 2/7 Ada Twist, Scientist, Andrea Beaty 2/14 Shape of My Heart, Mark Sperring 2/21 I want my hat back, Jon Klassen 2/28 Black? White! Day? Night!, Laura Vaccaro...
Inside Look 12:00 pm
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.
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