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Dog Dogs Members Preview 6:00 pm
Dog Dogs Members Preview
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dog Dogs Members Preview
Members and their guests only Celebrate the opening of Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs. Museum Members are invited to participate in a contest matching pets to their owners, and enjoy live music by Tony Mowen. Become “Best in Show” in our doggy photo booth and hoist a trophy, don the ribbon, and pose with our doggy props.  Local animal awareness organizations will be on hand to provide adoption and welfare education. All guests will receive a “doggy bag” of goodies. A great time suitable for the entire family!* Curator Heather Campbell Coyle will lead tours of the exhibition at 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Valet parking available....
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Dr. Joan Navarre, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin 7:00 pm
Dr. Joan Navarre, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm
Dr. Joan Navarre, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin
From the moment of its publication in 1894, the English illustrated edition of Salomé by Oscar Wilde and Aubrey Beardsley has been controversial, with Beardsley bearing the brunt of the blame. Erotic details—openly portrayed—appeared to have nothing to do with Wilde’s words. For more than 100 years, critics have debated whether the compositions really illustrate the text. This lecture explores the publishing history of the Wilde-Beardsley collaboration and sheds light on the responses (often resentful) of various readers, including the original publishers. About Distinguished Lecturers Series This series invites noted scholars to discuss the rich layers of history and ideas underlying...
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Passion and the Pre-Raphaelites: Rosanne Vita Nahass, piano 7:30 pm
Passion and the Pre-Raphaelites: Rosanne Vita Nahass, piano
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm
Passion and the Pre-Raphaelites: Rosanne Vita Nahass, piano
Noted for her fusing of music and the visual arts, pianist Rosanne Vita Nahass offers an impressive program that explores music created in the era of the Pre-Raphaelite artists and their pursuit of earthly passion and spirituality. The program includes two major works by Franz Liszt (the Funérailles, composed in the same year as the founding of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, 1849, and the 1853 Sonata in b minor) as well as works by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, and Alexander Scriabin. Learn more about Concerts on Kentmere.
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Teacher Workshop: Mathematics and Art 8:30 am
Teacher Workshop: Mathematics and Art
Mar 27 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Teacher Workshop: Mathematics and Art
Rebecca Arkenberg, Educator, Metropolitan Museum of Art How are shapes related to the geometry of composition in works of art from the Delaware Art Museum’s 20th- and 21st-century American collection? Find out and explore the magic of shapes with this hands-on workshop for math and art teachers. The workshop will include interdisciplinary strategies for viewing works of art and will address assessments aligned to the Common Core. To participate, please register through the Delaware Teacher Center by calling 302.736.6723 or 800.282.8770.
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