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Dancing Monks of Assam – Performance at The Queen 6:00 pm
Dancing Monks of Assam – Performance at The Queen
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Dancing Monks of Assam – Performance at The Queen @ The Queen
The Dancing Monks perform Sattriya, a form of dance drama unique to their monastery in Northeast India. They dance to honor the god Vishnu in his flute-playing Krishna incarnation, narrating playful, sensuous, and fantastical episodes of his life as recounted in the ancient epics. All ages.  #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 25%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ © Vipul Sangoi © Vipul Sangoi © Vipul Sangoi © Vipul Sangoi Sponsors Founded in 2013, Headlong’s...
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Art is Tasty 12:00 pm
Art is Tasty
May 4 @ 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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Yoga in the Garden 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Yoga in the Garden
Join us again this spring and summer for yoga in the beautiful Copeland Sculpture Garden. Beginners, casual attendees, and families are welcome. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours! Participants receive complimentary admission to the Museum. Healthy fare available in the Thronson Café following class. July 21: All-level class led by rotating instructors August 4: Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi August 18: All-level class led by rotating instructors
Dancing Monks of Assam – Day of Mindfulness 10:00 am
Dancing Monks of Assam – Day of Mindfulness
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Dancing Monks of Assam – Day of Mindfulness
Experience family yoga and meditation led by the Dancing Monks of Assam. From the monasteries in northeast India, the Dancing Monks perform Sattriya—a form of dance-drama cultivated as a way of worship in the monasteries of Assam. Learn more during this day of mindfulness by viewing a documentary and participating in a question and answer session. All ages.  #gallery-4 { margin: auto; } #gallery-4 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 25%; } #gallery-4 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-4 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ © Vipul Sangoi © Vipul...
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 5 @ 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
May 5 @ 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
May 6 @ 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
May 6 @ 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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Nature Walk Series 2:00 pm
Nature Walk Series
May 11 @ 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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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 12 @ 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.
Mother’s Day Weekend Tea – Cancelled 1:30 pm
Mother’s Day Weekend Tea – Cancelled
May 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mother’s Day Weekend Tea - Cancelled
Sorry, this event has been cancelled. Spend a special afternoon at the Museum with family and a magical garden-themed tea! Taste tiny treats while creating blossoming works of art together.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
May 12 @ 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
May 13 @ 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
May 13 @ 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
May 13 @ 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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Yoga in the Garden 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Yoga in the Garden
Join us again this spring and summer for yoga in the beautiful Copeland Sculpture Garden. Beginners, casual attendees, and families are welcome. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours! Participants receive complimentary admission to the Museum. Healthy fare available in the Thronson Café following class. July 21: All-level class led by rotating instructors August 4: Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi August 18: All-level class led by rotating instructors
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 19 @ 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.
Books and Illustration at the Turn of the Century in Britain and America 1:30 pm
Books and Illustration at the Turn of the Century in Britain and America
May 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Books and Illustration at the Turn of the Century in Britain and America
A public lecture presented by The Fellowship of American Bibliophilic Societies In conjunction with The Fellowship of American Bibliophilic Societies’ (FABS) Annual Tour & Symposium and member club, The Delaware Bibliophiles, this talk will focus on illustration and book design—a strength of the collections of the Delaware Art Museum and the University of Delaware Library. A tea reception will follow the lecture. 1:30 p.m.  Symposium “Books and Illustration at the Turn of the Century in Britain and America” “Ouida Illustrated: Commerce, Politics, and Representation in the Illustrated Editions of Ouida’s Works”, Jesse R. Erickson, Postdoctoral Researcher in Special Collections and...
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
May 19 @ 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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Nature Sketching – Cancelled 10:00 am
Nature Sketching – Cancelled
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nature Sketching - Cancelled
Discover inspiration in nature with this relaxing workshop. Observe and capture the beauty of the natural world in a journal using watercolor, pen, and ink. Instructor: Rosemary Connelly. 30-minute lunch break.
Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 20 @ 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
May 20 @ 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.
Meet the Artists from Impermanence: Mystery, Transformation, Light 2:00 pm
Meet the Artists from Impermanence: Mystery, Transformation, Light
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet the Artists from Impermanence: Mystery, Transformation, Light
Join us for Meet the Artists events on Sunday, May 20 and June 24 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Thursday, July 19 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. where exhibiting artists will be in the gallery and welcome discussion and questions about their work. Impermanence: Mystery, Transformation, Light May 19 – August 5, 2018 This exhibition centers on impermanence, an essential tenet of Buddhism. Using drawings as symbols or metaphors for transitory life experiences, the 11 artists tell stories about lost innocence, fading memory, mortality, and the drawing process itself. Barbara Warden is the guest curator. Learn more.
Nature Walk Series 2:00 pm
Nature Walk Series
May 20 @ 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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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
May 26 @ 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
May 26 @ 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
May 27 @ 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
May 27 @ 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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