PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
From Decoration to Design: The Evolution of 19th-Century American Commercial Bookbindings 1:30 pm
From Decoration to Design: The Evolution of 19th-Century American Commercial Bookbindings
Jun 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
From Decoration to Design: The Evolution of 19th-Century American Commercial Bookbindings
Join Alfred Appel Curatorial Fellow Anna Wager (2016) as she discusses her research for The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860–1920 and Todd Pattison, Senior Book Conservator at the Northeast Document Conservation Center, who will explore the evolution from simple book bindings to the elaborate commercial binding designs highlighted in the exhibition.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Museum guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
Spotlight Tours 1:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Enjoy a lively Docent-led tour focused on thought-provoking themes in the Museum’s collection. Complimentary coffee is available afterwards in the Thronson Café. Topics May 28 Modern Artists: New Directions Old Influences June 4 Eight against the World: John Sloan and the Ashcan School June 11 Love, Lies, and Oil Paint: British Pre-Raphaelites June 18 Howard Pyle: Giant of the Brandywine  
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Museum guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
Spotlight Tours 1:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Enjoy a lively Docent-led tour focused on thought-provoking themes in the Museum’s collection. Complimentary coffee is available afterwards in the Thronson Café. Topics May 28 Modern Artists: New Directions Old Influences June 4 Eight against the World: John Sloan and the Ashcan School June 11 Love, Lies, and Oil Paint: British Pre-Raphaelites June 18 Howard Pyle: Giant of the Brandywine  
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Museum guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
Spotlight Tours 1:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Enjoy a lively Docent-led tour focused on thought-provoking themes in the Museum’s collection. Complimentary coffee is available afterwards in the Thronson Café. Topics May 28 Modern Artists: New Directions Old Influences June 4 Eight against the World: John Sloan and the Ashcan School June 11 Love, Lies, and Oil Paint: British Pre-Raphaelites June 18 Howard Pyle: Giant of the Brandywine  
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
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Wilmington Writers Conference 8:30 am
Wilmington Writers Conference
Jun 24 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wilmington Writers Conference
Sorry, this event is SOLD OUT. No walk-ins accepted. Using the Delaware Art Museum’s unique collection as a backdrop, this full-day conference will include a keynote presentation and craft talk by novelist and Wilmington-native Christopher Castellani, eight other sessions taught by area writers, a lunchtime discussion on Delaware’s literary history, and a panel discussion on the “life of the writer.” The conference is open to individuals of all ages and experience levels—from first-time writers to published authors. Click on the session titles in the below schedule for a detailed session description. Schedule 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Registration 9:30 a.m. –...
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Museum guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Jun 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Docents lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a tour of a particular exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
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