PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up. Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more. Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie...
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Artist Demonstrations 11:00 am
Artist Demonstrations
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Artist Demonstrations
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...
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Community Preschool Fair 10:00 am
Community Preschool Fair
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Community Preschool Fair
Visit the Delaware Art Museum and learn about local preschools and enrichment programs. Afterward, families are welcome to play in Kids’ Corner, explore the art galleries together and enjoy complimentary coffee. Children of all ages welcome. Family Friendly. Click here for School Registration. Participating preschools and organizations: Christ Church Episcopal Preschool Early Learning Center Help Me Grow / DE 2-1-1 Hockessin Montessori School The Independence School Immaculate Heart of Mary Latin American Community Center Saint Edmond’s Academy Sanford School Sheila’s Dreams Childcare LLC St. Ann School St. Elizabeth School St. Mary Magdalen School St. Mary’s Preschool St. Michael’s School & Nursery The...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Jan 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up. Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more. Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Jan 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up. Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more. Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie...
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Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service 11:00 am
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Museum in partnership with One Village Alliance and Raising Kings. Activities include tours of the collection, art-making, mentorship opportunities, and more. Potential Inclement Weather: Check back here or on our Facebook page for event updates. Performers: Sam McGarvey, Poetry Out Loud Delaware Winner Jea Street, Jr Jah Chet’la Sebreee Reed’s Refuge Young Seda Raising Kings 2019 Click on the links below to register for an event. Raising KINGS is a collaborative commitment to change the image and expectations of African American males by elevating the level of positive male...
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Raising Kings Chess Challenge  5:30 pm
Raising Kings Chess Challenge 
Jan 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Raising Kings Chess Challenge  @ Ferris School For Boys 
Chess knowledge not required. Join us for an evening of mentoring and relationship building inside the Ferris School for Boys. Raising Kings 2019 Click on the links below to register for an event. Raising KINGS is a collaborative commitment to change the image and expectations of African American males by elevating the level of positive male engagement in the lives of boys. One Village Alliance leads this effort to build capacity among Men and Boys of Color by leveraging the community’s existing assets, resources and connections. Monday, January 21: MLK Day of Service Wednesday, January 23:  Chess Challenge Saturday, January...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Jan 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up. Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more. Oct 18 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak Oct 25* Ghosts in the House! Kazuno Kohara Nov 1 The Little Yellow Leaf Carin Berger Nov 8 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Marjorie...
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Raising Kings Conference 9:00 am
Raising Kings Conference
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Raising Kings Conference @ P.S. DuPont Middle School
Men, boys, family members and practitioners gather to interrupt the generational crisis of failure to create a counter-culture of fortitude, greatness, cultural awareness, and self–respect. Come early for breakfast, lunch, and a powerful day of activities! Explosive performances. $300 basketball shootout. Around the world competition for $300 cash prize. Must register and check in on site before 10AM at the conference. $1000 business pitch competition. Ages 8 – 18 must register in the semi-finals (Feb. 7) and present a winning idea! Engaging dialogue on generational wealth, trauma, business mogul secrets, social justice, mothers raising sons, sports, media and masculinity, educating black males,...
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Artist Demonstrations 11:00 am
Artist Demonstrations
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Artist Demonstrations
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...
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