PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Art is Tasty 12:00 pm
Art is Tasty
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art is Tasty
First Fridays of the month. This noon-time lunch series on the first Friday of every month pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price). Upcoming Topics August 2, 2019: Two Seated Figures, Charles Cajori – Register September 6, 2019: Spring and Autumn, Lydia Field Emmet – Register October 4, 2019: Three Rectangles Horizontal Jointed Gyratory III, George Rickey – Register November 1, 2019: Charles Burchfield painting – Register December 6, 2019: Mandala, Gregory Gillespie – Register
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Mar 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.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Mar 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.
Spotlight Tour 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tour
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spotlight Tour
Museum guides spotlight a different part of the collection on select Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This public tour is free after admission. March 3: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Artists: Rebels with a Cause March 4: Howard Pyle: Giant of the Brandywine
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Mar 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.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Mar 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.
Spotlight Tour 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tour
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spotlight Tour
Museum guides spotlight a different part of the collection on select Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. This public tour is free after admission. March 3: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Artists: Rebels with a Cause March 4: Howard Pyle: Giant of the Brandywine
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Members Bus Trip to Mount Vernon, VA
Members Bus Trip to Mount Vernon, VA
Mar 8 all-day
Members Bus Trip to Mount Vernon, VA
Sorry, this bus trip is SOLD OUT. Mount Vernon is an American landmark and an enduring tribute to the Father of Our Country, George Washington. The Delaware Art Museum’s Members and their guests will travel by motor coach to Mount Vernon to enjoy a walk through the first president’s colonial Mansion, where the interiors have been meticulously restored to their appearance in 1799, explore the estate’s vast gardens and grounds, and enjoy lunch at the Mount Vernon Inn. . Space is limited. Contact Heather Morrissey at 302.351.8526 to register. Registrations will be recorded in the order in which they are...
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Eye on Nature: Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin Members Preview 6:00 pm
Eye on Nature: Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin Members Preview
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Eye on Nature: Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin Members Preview
Sycamore Tree, Study for Pennsylvania Landscape, 1941. Andrew Wyeth (1917–2009). Ink and watercolor, 29 3/4 x 39 3/8 inches. Delaware Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Phelps, 1964. © 2018 Andrew Wyeth/Artists Rights Society (ARS), NEW YORK. Members and their guests only Celebrate the beauty of the world around us with the opening of Eye on Nature: Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin. Join Members and their guests for an evening of relaxation featuring chair massages, live music, and spa-styled refreshments. Tours of the exhibition will be provided by Margaretta Frederick, Annette Woolard-Provine Curator of the Bancroft Collection at 6:30 p.m. and...
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Mar 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
Mar 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.
Eighth Blackbird 8:00 pm
Eighth Blackbird
Mar 10 @ 8:00 pm
Eighth Blackbird @ Delaware Art Museum
Named Musical America’s 2017 Ensemble of the Year, Eighth Blackbird has won four Grammy Awards for Best Small Ensemble/Chamber Music Performance. Eighth Blackbird is “one of the smartest, most dynamic contemporary classical ensembles on the planet” (Chicago Tribune). Launched by six entrepreneurial Oberlin Conservatory undergraduates in 1996, this Chicago-based super-group has earned its status as “a brand-name…defined by adventure, vibrancy and quality….known for performing from memory, employing choreography and collaborations with theater artists, lighting designers and even puppetry artists” (Detroit Free Press) Exclusive VIP tickets! Enjoy the concert with a spectacular view from Chihuly Bridge. Beverage service included. Click here...
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Mar 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.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Mar 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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Perfume-Making: Focus on Florals 6:00 pm
Perfume-Making: Focus on Florals
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Perfume-Making: Focus on Florals
Spend an evening being inspired by Eye on Nature to create your own fragrance using beautiful botanicals and essential oils. Participants will leave with a 1/4 ounce vial of their custom scent. Instructor: Robin Kielkowski.  
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Mar 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
Mar 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
Mar 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.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Mar 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.
Slow Art Conversation 2:00 pm
Slow Art Conversation
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm
Slow Art Conversation
Slow down, absorb a new work of art, and explore different perspectives through discussion. Curator Margaretta Frederick will lead a Slow Art conversation in front of two works of art in the special exhibition Eye on Nature: Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin. Sunday, March 18 | 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 12 | 6:00 p.m.
Nature Walk Series: Sunset Walk 6:30 pm
Nature Walk Series: Sunset Walk
Mar 18 @ 6:30 pm
Nature Walk Series: Sunset Walk @ DuPont Environmental Education Center
Observe nature through the lenses of art, horticulture, mindfulness, and the environment on an expert-led walking tour. Walks begin at a different site each week and last one hour unless otherwise noted. Sorry, this event has been cancelled.
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Spring Equinox Labyrinth Walk – Cancelled 1:00 pm
Spring Equinox Labyrinth Walk – Cancelled
Mar 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Spring Equinox Labyrinth Walk - Cancelled
Slow down, settle your mind, and step into the quietude of the Museum’s Labyrinth in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir. Although the Labyrinth walk is free, donations are accepted for maintenance of the Museum’s Labyrinth.
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Mar 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
Mar 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
Mar 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
Mar 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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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Mar 31 @ 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
Mar 31 @ 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.