PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Pyxis Piano Quartet: Masterpieces of Color and Sound 7:30 pm
Pyxis Piano Quartet: Masterpieces of Color and Sound
May 2 @ 7:30 pm
Pyxis Piano Quartet: Masterpieces of Color and Sound @ Delaware Art Museum
Concluding the 10th anniversary season, Pyxis plays vivid works by Beethoven and Brahms and a newly commissioned piece by Wilmington composer David Schelat 7:30 p.m.: Heather Campbell Coyle, Curator talk | 8:00 p.m.: Pyxis Concert David Schelat – A new composition for Pyxis Ludwig van Beethoven – String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74, “Harp” Johannes Brahms – Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 About Pyxis Piano Quartet Pyxis Piano Quartet performs chamber concerts that include works from the sonata, duo, and trio repertoire as well as traditional and contemporary masterpieces for piano quartet. Compelling, engaging and informative, the...
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World Labyrinth Day & Cathedral Choir Performance 12:00 pm
World Labyrinth Day & Cathedral Choir Performance
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
World Labyrinth Day & Cathedral Choir Performance
Museum Performance: 12:00 p.m. Labyrinth Performance & Walk: 1:00 p.m. Join us as we “Walk as One at 1!” World Labyrinth Day is celebrated around the world on the first Saturday in May. It is a day designated to bring people from all over the planet together in celebration of the labyrinth as a symbol and tool for healing and peace. The Cathedral Choir will perform in the Museum at noon and in the labyrinth at the beginning of the walk at 1:00 p.m.
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Stories from the Studio 11:00 am
Stories from the Studio
May 5 @ 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.
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Artini Workshop 7:00 pm
Artini Workshop
May 10 @ 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
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Delaware Art Museum Council Bus Trip: The Met Cloisters in New York City
Delaware Art Museum Council Bus Trip: The Met Cloisters in New York City
May 13 all-day
Delaware Art Museum Council Bus Trip: The Met Cloisters in New York City
SOLD OUT You are invited to join us for a day at The Met Cloisters, located on four acres overlooking the Hudson River in northern Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park.  This branch of the Museum is dedicated to the art, architecture, and gardens of medieval Europe. Deriving its name from the medieval cloisters that form the core of the building, it presents a harmonious and evocative setting for more than 2,000 exceptional artworks and architectural elements from the medieval West. The tour will be followed by lunch on your own at the Museum or nearby restaurants, and time to explore the...
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Annual Members Meeting 5:30 pm
Annual Members Meeting
May 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Annual Members Meeting
All Delaware Art Museum Members are invited to join Executive Director Sam Sweet and the Museum’s Board of Trustees for an informative presentation about the state of the Museum. Refreshments served following the meeting. RSVP by contacting Heather Morrissey at 302.351.8526 or hmorrissey@delart.org by Thursday, May 9.
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Happy Hours 5:00 pm
Happy Hours
May 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Happy Hours
Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the...
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Happy Hours 5:00 pm
Happy Hours
May 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Happy Hours
Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the...
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Backyard Bash 6:00 pm
Backyard Bash
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Backyard Bash
The Museum’s annual outdoor event returns with more sounds, food, art, and fun! In partnership with People’s Festival organizers, this event features local musicians, food trucks, family-friendly art activities, face painting, arts vendors, lawn games, and bar service. Get your tickets in advance to avoid entrance lines. Performance Schedule 6:15 pm Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble 6:55 pm Missy Bélgre 7:15 pm Nalani and Sarina 8:25 pm Nadjah Nicole Emcee: India Colon Partners and Sponsors