Artist Demonstrations 11:00 am
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Visit with artists from the Juried Craft Exhibition and watch as they demonstrate their craft techniques. Sunday, January 6 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Leslie Pontz (crochet) Sunday, January 27 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Kimberly Hall and Justin Hardison (screenprinting) About the Exhibition Juried Craft Exhibition October 20, 2018 – January 27, 2019 For over 90 years, the Delaware Art Museum has showcased contemporary craft in its temporary exhibitions by artists working locally and throughout the region. Capitalizing on the Museum’s popular annual exhibitions of drawings, prints, paintings, sculptures, and watercolors, the first juried Contemporary Crafts Show was formally established in 1958. Since...
Creative Power Family Workshops 11:00 am
Creative Power Family Workshops
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Enjoy creative time and art making in Kids’ Corner with resident family, the Silvermans! Young visitors and their families will discover the power of art through art activities inspired by the Kids’ Corner installation. Meet the Silvermans Introducing the Museum’s third resident family, the Silvermans! Stephanie, Alexander, and Sophia (age 8) are Delawareans who are on a mission to activate each visitor’s creative potential by providing inspiring and accessible experiences with art in their Kids’ Corner installation, Creative Power! Creative Power invites family visitors to imagine the possibilities and contribute their own artistic voice to a transforming interactive gallery space....
Penny the Piano Foster Community Day 12:00 pm
Penny the Piano Foster Community Day
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Presented by Foster the Arts Join the foster community and arts organizations for the official launch of Foster the Arts, a nonprofit organization that connects foster children to enriching arts and cultural opportunities in their home state. Learn about the unique experience of foster children through story readings, musical performances, and art activities based on the children’s book Penny the One of a Kind Piano written by Suzanne Jackson and illustrated by Bob Jackson. All ages.
Gallery Talk with Artist MJ Tyson 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk with Artist MJ Tyson
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm
145 Delmage Road, 2017. MJ Tyson (born 1986). Personal objects left behind by the deceased residents of 145 Delmage Road, 12 1/2 × 7 × 5 inches. Courtesy of the artist. © MJ Tyson. Meet artist MJ Tyson and learn about how she uses personal objects to explore the past, in the special exhibition Juried Craft. About the Exhibition Juried Craft Exhibition October 20, 2018 – January 27, 2019 For over 90 years, the Delaware Art Museum has showcased contemporary craft in its temporary exhibitions by artists working locally and throughout the region. Capitalizing on the Museum’s popular annual exhibitions...
Día de los Muertos Family Event 12:00 pm
Día de los Muertos Family Event
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)—the traditional Mexican holiday honoring ancestors and friends who have passed. This family-friendly event features art activities, folkloric performances, an exhibition of a traditional Day of the Dead altar, and costumes inspired by the Disney animated film Coco. All ages. In partnership with Hispanic American Association of Delaware ADVISORY: Traffic may be delayed or redirected around Kentmere Parkway via Bancroft Parkway due to the JDRF Walk between 11 am – 11:45 am. Officers will assist traffic. All of Kentmere Parkway will be reopened by 11:45 a.m. For safety reasons, please leave costume props at home...