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Share your story! 4:00 pm
Share your story!
Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Share your story!
Your story matters. Your personal experiences add to our collective understanding of Wilmington’s history. Were you living, working, or attending school in the city during the occupation? Are you learning about these events for the first time? In partnership with University of Delaware’s Creative Writing Students, we invite you to share your response to the Wilmington occupation of 1968 on select Thursdays this summer.
Summer Happy Hours 5:00 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the...
Community Forums 6:00 pm
Community Forums
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm
Community Forums
This summer, community organizations will activate the galleries and visitors with a series of public forums focused on racial and social justice, civil rights, and education. The Delaware Art Museum’s civil rights-themed summer exhibitions examine the local and national struggle for equality. Public programs planned around the exhibitions encourage visitors to respond to this history and take action by connecting with local organizations that forward social change in their city.  Through its Community Forums, the Delaware Art Museum offers a civic space as a platform for dialogue. These forums will be facilitated and are open to all visitors and viewpoints....
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Yoga in the Garden 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 4 @ 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
Aug 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
Aug 4 @ 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
Aug 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
Aug 5 @ 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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Summer Happy Hours 5:00 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the...
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Aug 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
Aug 11 @ 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
Aug 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.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Aug 12 @ 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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Share your story! 4:00 pm
Share your story!
Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Share your story!
Your story matters. Your personal experiences add to our collective understanding of Wilmington’s history. Were you living, working, or attending school in the city during the occupation? Are you learning about these events for the first time? In partnership with University of Delaware’s Creative Writing Students, we invite you to share your response to the Wilmington occupation of 1968 on select Thursdays this summer.
Evening for Educators 5:00 pm
Evening for Educators
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Evening for Educators
Enjoy light appetizers and drinks as you browse the galleries and learn about upcoming events and exhibits that can enhance your classroom. For an eye-opening look at the real Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., stay for the YWCA’s Beyond I Have a Dream gallery presentation at 6:00 p.m. Free for educators and administrators. *One free drink per educator.
Summer Happy Hours 5:00 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the...
Beyond I Have a Dream – Cancelled 6:00 pm
Beyond I Have a Dream – Cancelled
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Beyond I Have a Dream - Cancelled
Sorry, this program has been cancelled. Presented by YWCA Delaware We know “I have a dream,” but how well do we really know Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s story? As we mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination, learn more about his political views, organizing, and collaboration with other activists in this public program.
RICHARD RAW and Word Warrior Band Live in Concert (A benefit for Beyond Those Bars) 7:30 pm
RICHARD RAW and Word Warrior Band Live in Concert (A benefit for Beyond Those Bars)
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
RICHARD RAW and Word Warrior Band Live in Concert (A benefit for Beyond Those Bars)
Presented by Culture Restoration Project, Inc.  Enjoy performances by the staff of Beyond Those Bars headlined by RICHARD RAW and the Word Warrior Band, and the premier of TWO “Beyond Those Bars” music videos! School supplies (markers, notebooks, pens, pencils, etc) will be collected at the door and will benefit participants in the Beyond Those Bars afterschool program. About Connected Series Connected features events produced by the community, for the community. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more.  
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Yoga in the Garden 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 18 @ 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
Aug 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
Aug 18 @ 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.
Camping in the Sculpture Garden – Cancelled 7:00 pm
Camping in the Sculpture Garden – Cancelled
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 19 @ 8:00 am
Camping in the Sculpture Garden - Cancelled
Sorry, this event has been cancelled. Join us for art making at twilight, moonlit sculpture tours, and bedtime stories during the Museum’s first campout. Bring your tent* for camping under the stars, and greet the sun with early-bird yoga in the morning. This is a family event for children of all ages and their grownups.
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Aug 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.
Wilmington 1968: Commissioned Performances 1:00 pm
Wilmington 1968: Commissioned Performances
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm
Wilmington 1968: Commissioned Performances
Throughout the series of summer exhibition focused on the Civil Rights Movement, three original performances by local and regional performing artists will respond to the disturbances and subsequent occupation in Wilmington. These interdisciplinary performances and unique collaborations will combine music, visual arts, dance, and storytelling to interpret, give context, and call us to action around the events that shaped our nation and city. Uprising: Remembrance, Resistance, Revival Sunday, September 16 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. UPRISING is a multidisciplinary art production featuring the artwork of Terrance Vann and choreography by Ashley SK Davis. Using modern dance and contemporary art,...
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Aug 19 @ 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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Summer Happy Hours 5:00 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the...
Community Forums 6:00 pm
Community Forums
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm
Community Forums
This summer, community organizations will activate the galleries and visitors with a series of public forums focused on racial and social justice, civil rights, and education. The Delaware Art Museum’s civil rights-themed summer exhibitions examine the local and national struggle for equality. Public programs planned around the exhibitions encourage visitors to respond to this history and take action by connecting with local organizations that forward social change in their city.  Through its Community Forums, the Delaware Art Museum offers a civic space as a platform for dialogue. These forums will be facilitated and are open to all visitors and viewpoints....
Healing Through the Arts / Curando Través del Arte 6:00 pm
Healing Through the Arts / Curando Través del Arte
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Healing Through the Arts / Curando Través del Arte
Presented by Christiana Care’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Cancer Support Community Delaware, and Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, and Latin American Community Center View art created by breast cancer patients and survivors through in a series of healing arts workshops. This evening will be devoted to learning techniques for restorative and therapeutic artistic processes, including drawing and drumming. 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Labyrinth walks, hands-on art making, exhibition on view, Author Darlene Townsend Henderson presenting her book “Me & My Girls” 6:00 p.m. Grief Drumming Workshop (limited space, registration suggested) Click here to register. 6:30 p.m. Slow Art...
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Aug 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
Aug 25 @ 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
Aug 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
Aug 26 @ 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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Summer Happy Hours 5:00 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the...
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