PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 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
Sep 1 @ 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
Sep 2 @ 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
Sep 2 @ 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
Sep 7 @ 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
Sep 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
Sep 8 @ 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
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 9 @ 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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Bus Trip to the New York Botanical Gardens featuring Georgia O’Keefe: Visions of Hawai’i
Bus Trip to the New York Botanical Gardens featuring Georgia O’Keefe: Visions of Hawai’i
Sep 13 all-day
Bus Trip to the New York Botanical Gardens featuring Georgia O'Keefe: Visions of Hawai'i
SOLD OUT Only a few spots left! Discover pioneering American modernist Georgia O’Keefe’s fascinating immersion in the 1939 Hawaiian Islands. This groundbreaking exhibition will offer a rare focus on O’Keefe’s paintings created during a three-month stay commissioned by the Hawaiian Pineapple Company (now Dole) and spotlight the legendary artist’s transformative experience there. Your day will include roundtrip motor coach, a stunning display of more than 15 of O’Keefe’s Hawai’i paintings, a lush flower show evoking the gardens and landscapes that inspired O’Keefe and showcasing the breathtaking flora and ecology of Hawai’i, and a chef’s luncheon in The Garden Terrace Foyer....
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 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
Sep 15 @ 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 Tours 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Enjoy a tour of the Museum’s Collection through a new lens. Saturdays, September 15 & 22, October 6 & 13: Local Pride: Art and Artists from Greater Wilmington Sundays, September 30, October 7 & 14: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Artists: Rebels with a Cause
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 16 @ 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
Sep 16 @ 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
Sep 16 @ 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
Sep 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
Sep 22 @ 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 Tours 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Enjoy a tour of the Museum’s Collection through a new lens. Saturdays, September 15 & 22, October 6 & 13: Local Pride: Art and Artists from Greater Wilmington Sundays, September 30, October 7 & 14: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Artists: Rebels with a Cause
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 23 @ 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.
Artists on Art: Burchfield & Hopper from a Painter’s Perspective 2:00 pm
Artists on Art: Burchfield & Hopper from a Painter’s Perspective
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm
Artists on Art: Burchfield & Hopper from a Painter’s Perspective
Painter Philip Koch will explore the work of Charles Burchfield and Edward Hopper from an artist’s point of view and discuss how these painters influenced his own practice.
Exhibition Tour 2:00 pm
Exhibition Tour
Sep 23 @ 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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For Freedoms Town Hall: Restorative Schools Issue Campaign 5:30 pm
For Freedoms Town Hall: Restorative Schools Issue Campaign
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
For Freedoms Town Hall: Restorative Schools Issue Campaign @ Kingswood Community Center
In partnership with Network Delaware, the Museum will present a Town Hall discussion on the Restorative Schools Issue Campaign moderated by exhibiting artist and For Freedoms co-founder Hank Willis Thomas. A panel of community residents, organizers, practitioners, and scholars focused on civil rights, racial and social justice, law, and youth advocacy will facilitate a rich dialogue with community members. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Town Hall starts at 6:00 p.m. Light snacks and refreshments available. Complimentary childcare available onsite. Free and open to the public.  Community Panelists: Dr. Adriana Bohm, vice-president of Red Clay School Board and associate professor of sociology...
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Highlights Tour 1:00 pm
Highlights Tour
Sep 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
Sep 29 @ 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
Sep 30 @ 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
Sep 30 @ 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 Tours 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm
Spotlight Tours
Enjoy a tour of the Museum’s Collection through a new lens. Saturdays, September 15 & 22, October 6 & 13: Local Pride: Art and Artists from Greater Wilmington Sundays, September 30, October 7 & 14: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Artists: Rebels with a Cause