PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Apr 1 @ 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
Apr 1 @ 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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Art is Tasty 12:00 pm
Art is Tasty
Apr 6 @ 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 November 1, 2019: Charles Burchfield painting – Register December 6, 2019: Mandala, Gregory Gillespie – Register January 3, 2020: Artwork from the exhibition Mitch Lyons: The Hand Translated – Register February 7, 2020: Flying Dutchman, Howard Pyle – Register
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Apr 7 @ 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
Apr 7 @ 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
Apr 8 @ 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
Apr 8 @ 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.
Nature Walk Series 2:00 pm
Nature Walk Series
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm
Nature Walk Series
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. Native plant walk – Full Sunday, April 22 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Location: Mt. Cuba Center Mindfulness Walk with Hunter Clark-Fields – Cancelled Friday, May 11 | 2:00 p.m.  Location: Valley Garden Park Urban Horticulture Walk with Educator Mackenzie Knight-Fochs Sunday, May 20 | 2:00 p.m.  Location: Delaware Center for Horticulture REGISTER
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Slow Art Conversation 6:00 pm
Slow Art Conversation
Apr 12 @ 6:00 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.
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Apr 14 @ 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
Apr 14 @ 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
Apr 15 @ 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
Apr 15 @ 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
Apr 21 @ 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
Apr 21 @ 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.
Christina Cultural Arts Center presents Dance Place DC: What’s Going On 4:00 pm
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Apr 22 @ 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
Apr 22 @ 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.
Nature Walk Series 2:00 pm
Nature Walk Series
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm
Nature Walk Series
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. Native plant walk – Full Sunday, April 22 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Location: Mt. Cuba Center Mindfulness Walk with Hunter Clark-Fields – Cancelled Friday, May 11 | 2:00 p.m.  Location: Valley Garden Park Urban Horticulture Walk with Educator Mackenzie Knight-Fochs Sunday, May 20 | 2:00 p.m.  Location: Delaware Center for Horticulture REGISTER
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Ferns and Flowers Monoprinting – 2-Day Workshop 1:00 pm
Ferns and Flowers Monoprinting – 2-Day Workshop
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ferns and Flowers Monoprinting - 2-Day Workshop
Discover the thrill of printmaking inspired by nature. Using spring plants and simple materials, students will explore the possibilities of organic and geometric compositions with layered shapes and colors. Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown. Supplies provided. 
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Apr 28 @ 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
Apr 28 @ 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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Poetry Reading by Larry Kelts 11:00 am
Poetry Reading by Larry Kelts
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am
Poetry Reading by Larry Kelts
Larry Kelts, a retired scientist and 2017 Delaware Division of the Arts fellowship recipient, will discuss and read some of his ekphrastic poetry—poetry inspired by works of art.  Many of these poems will consider paintings in the Delaware Art Museum.  The majority of the presentation considers Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s paintings in the Pre-Raphaelite Gallery.  “Rossetti’s Muses” looks at Rossetti’s paintings as expressions of his inspiration and pursuit of art through painting and poetry.  Poems on “Summertime,” “Trout Fishing,” and “The Mermaid” as well as several on imaginary works of art will also be read and discussed.  Questions or comments will...
Ferns and Flowers Monoprinting – 2-Day Workshop 1:00 pm
Ferns and Flowers Monoprinting – 2-Day Workshop
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ferns and Flowers Monoprinting - 2-Day Workshop
Discover the thrill of printmaking inspired by nature. Using spring plants and simple materials, students will explore the possibilities of organic and geometric compositions with layered shapes and colors. Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown. Supplies provided. 
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Apr 29 @ 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
Apr 29 @ 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.
On Location Photography Workshops – Cancelled 2:00 pm
On Location Photography Workshops – Cancelled
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
On Location Photography Workshops - Cancelled
Inspired by the exhibition Eye on Nature: Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin, students will meet at scenic sites to shoot on location. Students will learn about John Ruskin’s philosophy of nature and have the opportunity for group discussion and critique at the follow up session in the Museum’s studios. Students are responsible for paying admission fees at each location. Danny Schweers. Hagley Museum and Library Sunday, May 13 | 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Museum meet up Sunday, May 20 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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