PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes: The Droller Collection​ of Picture Book Art Members Preview 6:00 pm
Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes: The Droller Collection​ of Picture Book Art Members Preview
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes: The Droller Collection​ of Picture Book Art Members Preview
Members and their guests only The table is set for a royal tea party marking the opening of Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes: The Droller Collection of Picture Book Art. This celebration will feature delectable finger sandwiches, dainty petit fours, and a refreshing lemonade cocktail fit for a queen’s court. Come dressed in your finest tea party attire. Free for Members, $20 each for guests of Members. RSVP by February 22 at events@delart.org or 302.351.8506. The Museum will be closed from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. the day of the event. We kindly ask that our guests refrain from arriving...
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Beautiful Bowls! 1:00 pm
Beautiful Bowls!
Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Beautiful Bowls!
Spend a relaxing afternoon using a mold and coils to create unique and functional bowls. The Museum will glaze each piece to pick up later. Instructor: Carole Fox.  (Beginner/Beyond Beginner)
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Artini Workshop 7:00 pm
Artini Workshop
Mar 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.  All supplies provided. MARCH APRIL MAY
Lifted! Rennie Harris’ Puremovement 8:00 pm
Lifted! Rennie Harris’ Puremovement
Mar 8 @ 8:00 pm
Lifted! Rennie Harris’ Puremovement @ The Grand Opera House
In Lifted, 2009 Guggenheim Fellow, Dr. Lorenzo “Rennie” Harris merges the powerful rhythms of house music with moving gospel vocals for a contemporary exploration of community and spirituality through dance. Loosely based on the story of Oliver Twist, Lifted follows a young black man from trouble to triumph as he is ultimately “lifted” by his church community. With choreography by Rennie Harris and music directed by Steven Sapp and Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, this new work promises to be an exhilarating dance narrative. “A tapestry of elegantly fluid popping and locking…phenomenal.” – The New York Times     https://www.delart.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Lifted-teaser-Trailer-revised-HD-1280x720.mp4 This presentation of Lifted! by Rennie...
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Can Casting Workshop 9:30 am
Can Casting Workshop
Mar 9 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Can Casting Workshop
Learn a simple casting method using a variety of organic materials, casting grains, and silver scraps to make wearable pieces of jewelry! Supply fee included, additional supplies available for purchase in class. 30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Kristin Landon.
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Gelli Plates for Home Printing 6:00 pm
Gelli Plates for Home Printing
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Gelli Plates for Home Printing
Experiment with this fun printing process! Gelli prints can be made at home with a reusable plate and inexpensive craft paint with unique and creative results. Supply fee included. Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown.
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Your Sketchbook as a Souvenir: Capturing Your Travel Memories in Words and Watercolors 10:00 am
Your Sketchbook as a Souvenir: Capturing Your Travel Memories in Words and Watercolors
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Your Sketchbook as a Souvenir: Capturing Your Travel Memories in Words and Watercolors
Experience the joys of sketching on location while adding written observations of the sounds, smells and feelings you experience. Later, when you flip through your sketchbook, you will be transported back to that very moment! Weather permitting, this workshop will be held outside. Instructor: Rosemary Connelly 1 hour lunch break Beyond Beginner/ Intermediate
An Afternoon with Jerry Pinkney 2:00 pm
An Afternoon with Jerry Pinkney
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
An Afternoon with Jerry Pinkney
Book Readings and Signing 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Meet celebrated illustrator Jerry Pinkney and listen as he reads from his Caldecott-winning Lion and the Mouse. A selection of Jerry Pinkney’s books will be available for purchase from the Museum Store, or pre-register for the book here. Free after Museum admission. Illustrator Talk 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney will discuss his career, artistic practice, and the importance of picture books.  $15 Museum Members, Educators, and Librarians, $20 Non-Members.  Book Pre-orders Pre-order Jerry Pinkney’s Caldecott Award Winning picture book, The Lion and the Mouse from the Museum Store. Pre-sale ends...
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Spring Equinox Labyrinth Walk 1:00 pm
Spring Equinox Labyrinth Walk
Mar 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Spring Equinox Labyrinth Walk
Slow down, settle your mind, and step into the quietude of the Museum’s Labyrinth in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir. Although the Labyrinth walk is free, donations are accepted for maintenance of the Museum’s Labyrinth.
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Book Signing with Author Marilyn A. Bauman 2:00 pm
Book Signing with Author Marilyn A. Bauman
Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Book Signing with Author Marilyn A. Bauman
Meet Marilyn A. Bauman, author of Edward L. Loper Sr., The Prophet of Color. 
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A Life in Painting with Edward Loper, Jr. 2:00 pm
A Life in Painting with Edward Loper, Jr.
Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm
A Life in Painting with Edward Loper, Jr.
Edward Loper, Jr. Photograph by Donald Bauman. Edward Loper, Jr. shares his memories of people, places, and his life in Wilmington through his paintings on view in The Loper Tradition.
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DelArt Readers: Book Club 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club @ Delaware Art Museum, inquire at front desk for monthly location
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. September 26, 2019 Oil and Marble: a novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo by Stephanie Storey (fiction) Amazon October 24, 2019 Becoming by Michelle Obama Amazon November 21, 2019 The Art of Rivalry: four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in  Modern Art Sebastian Smee (nonfiction) Amazon December, 2019 No meeting  
Danny Green Trio 8:00 pm
Danny Green Trio
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm
Danny Green Trio
“Music as beautiful as beautiful music can be.” – Jazz da Gama Composer Danny Green is a rising force on the jazz scene and an award-winning Origin Records recording artist, pianist and composer. He has distinguished himself with original compositions – a vivid blend of jazz, classical, and Brazilian elements – delight critics and audiences across the country and the world. ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE SERIES The Delaware Art Museum’s performance series features bold, adventurous works from a variety of art forms. With a focus on social justice and cutting edge creative performance, this series brings artists to Delaware who are...
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Stories from the Studio 11:00 am
Stories from the Studio
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am
Stories from the Studio
Local community members taught by Edward Loper, Sr. will share their stories and memories of the artist and his works.