PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Feb 1 @ 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. Jan 11 Me and Uncle Romie, Claire Hartfield Jan 18 The Patchwork Quilt, Valerie Flournoy Jan 25 Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story, Jonny Zucker Feb 1 Regina’s Big Mistake, Marissa Moss Feb 8 Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, Eileen Spinelli Feb 15 Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, Dr. Seuss Feb 22 Under and Over...
Art is Tasty 12:00 pm
Art is Tasty
Feb 1 @ 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). 2019 Topics January 4: Stand Away From the Girl!, N.C. Wyeth | Register February 1: Absalom Jones, Raphaelle Peale | Register March 1: Lady Lilith, Dante Gabriel Rossetti | Register April 5: TBD (Selection from the Droller Exhibition) May 3: TBD (Selection from the Loper Exhibition) June 7: Genius of Art and Genius of Literature, Howard Pyle July 5:  TBD (Selection from Relational Undercurrents...
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Inside Look 2:00 pm
Inside Look
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm
Inside Look
Join us for an inside look and in-depth dialogue around a single work of art on a tour led by local graduate students.
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Lifted Dance Audition 6:00 pm
Lifted Dance Audition
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lifted Dance Audition @ Christina Cultural Arts Center
Call for four house style hip hop dancers to perform with Rennie Harris Puremovement in the Delaware Art Museum’s presentation of Lifted! at the Grand Opera House. “All dancers must be able to learn company choreography.” Registration coming soon! Audition Date: February 7, 2019 Time: 6pm to 8pm Location: Christina Cultural Arts Center Audition will be led by: Joshua Culbreath, rehearsal director for Lifted! Rodney Hill, company manager for Rennie Harris Puremovement The Audition Josh Culbreath will teach a portion of the choreography from the show and assess participants’ ability to learn and execute the choreography. Participants should come ready...
The Crossing 8:00 pm
The Crossing
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm
The Crossing
“The Crossing…imbues the music with both energy and awe.” – Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle Performance repertoire: the little match girl, by David Lang selections from the Jeff Quartets The Crossing is a professional chamber choir conducted by Donald Nally and dedicated to new music. It is committed to working with creative teams to make and record new, substantial works for choir – most often addressing social issues – with the possibility of changing the way we think about writing for choir, singing in choir, and listening to music for choir. Highly sought-after for collaborative projects, The Crossing’s first such partnership...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Feb 8 @ 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. Jan 11 Me and Uncle Romie, Claire Hartfield Jan 18 The Patchwork Quilt, Valerie Flournoy Jan 25 Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story, Jonny Zucker Feb 1 Regina’s Big Mistake, Marissa Moss Feb 8 Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, Eileen Spinelli Feb 15 Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, Dr. Seuss Feb 22 Under and Over...
Artini Workshop 7:00 pm
Artini Workshop
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Artini Workshop
Unwind on a Friday night by sipping a beverage and getting in touch with your creative side. In this laid-back workshop, students will complete a painting inspired by patterns and prints from different eras. Instructor: Amanda Kamen. Must be 21 or older to participate.  FEBRUARY  MARCH
Clay Date 7:00 pm
Clay Date
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date
Mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio! Enjoy beer, wine, and light snacks. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery that the Museum will glaze. No experience necessary. Must be 21 or older to participate. Instructor: Peter Morgan.  NOVEMBER  FEBRUARY  MARCH
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Demystifying Soldering – 2 Day Workshop 9:30 am
Demystifying Soldering – 2 Day Workshop
Feb 9 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Demystifying Soldering - 2 Day Workshop
This class offers demos on sweat, stick and pick soldering as well as soldering different metals together to give students confidence in their soldering skills. 30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Caryn L. Hetherston.
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Demystifying Soldering – 2 Day Workshop 9:30 am
Demystifying Soldering – 2 Day Workshop
Feb 10 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Demystifying Soldering - 2 Day Workshop
This class offers demos on sweat, stick and pick soldering as well as soldering different metals together to give students confidence in their soldering skills. 30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Caryn L. Hetherston.
Family Second Sundays 10:00 am
Family Second Sundays
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Family Second Sundays
Drop-in on Second Sundays for a full day of programs designed for families. 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Art Museum Babies  Join us for circle time with songs, sensory play, and a baby-friendly visit with a special work of art. Ages 0–2 and their grownups. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Young Artist Storytime Begin with a story reading in Kids’ Corner followed by an interactive tour through two galleries and creating a work of art. Ages 2–6 and their grownups. 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Bunch Drop into the café for lunch to meet other Museum families. Enjoy kid-friendly...
Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Pig 11:00 am
Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Pig
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Pig
Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Delaware Art Museum! This popular family program includes traditional Chinese art, activities and demonstrations with a special presentation by the Renaissance Chinese Opera Society. The Chinese American Community Center Folk and Lion Dance Troupes and Yo-Yo Club will perform. This program is co-presented with the Hanlin Chinese Culture Association. Family Friendly. Schedule of Events 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Chinese New Year inspired art activities 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Drop in Art Making with Contemporary Artist Willie Yao 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lion and Folk Dances and Yo-Yo Performance by the Chinese...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Feb 15 @ 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. Jan 11 Me and Uncle Romie, Claire Hartfield Jan 18 The Patchwork Quilt, Valerie Flournoy Jan 25 Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story, Jonny Zucker Feb 1 Regina’s Big Mistake, Marissa Moss Feb 8 Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, Eileen Spinelli Feb 15 Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, Dr. Seuss Feb 22 Under and Over...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Feb 22 @ 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. Jan 11 Me and Uncle Romie, Claire Hartfield Jan 18 The Patchwork Quilt, Valerie Flournoy Jan 25 Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story, Jonny Zucker Feb 1 Regina’s Big Mistake, Marissa Moss Feb 8 Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, Eileen Spinelli Feb 15 Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, Dr. Seuss Feb 22 Under and Over...
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Steel and Copper Piercing Workshop with Former Exhibiting Artist Ellen Durkan 9:00 am
Steel and Copper Piercing Workshop with Former Exhibiting Artist Ellen Durkan
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Steel and Copper Piercing Workshop with Former Exhibiting Artist Ellen Durkan
Create a unique design to use as part of a necklace, bracelet, or earrings. The workshop includes demonstrations and design so that students can leave with a wearable work of art! Supplies available for purchase in class. 30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Ellen Durkan.
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Steel and Copper Piercing Workshop with Former Exhibiting Artist Ellen Durkan 9:00 am
Steel and Copper Piercing Workshop with Former Exhibiting Artist Ellen Durkan
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Steel and Copper Piercing Workshop with Former Exhibiting Artist Ellen Durkan
Create a unique design to use as part of a necklace, bracelet, or earrings. The workshop includes demonstrations and design so that students can leave with a wearable work of art! Supplies available for purchase in class. 30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Ellen Durkan.
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DelArt Readers: Book Club 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club @ Delaware Art Museum Thronson Café
Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections. RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email ejarvis@delart.org. January 31 The Woman in White by Willkie Collins Available for purchase in the Museum Store. February 28 Museums and Memorials Join Christopher Tharp, University of Delaware PhD candidate, as he discusses excerpts of his thesis and leads conversation around art that is charged with cultural memory. There are four articles we will read in anticipation of this meeting which center around public art, memorial sites, and 9/11. RSVP for articles. March 28 Color –...