PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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“Who Hears Twell Van Dunder” Family Opening 12:00 pm
“Who Hears Twell Van Dunder” Family Opening
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
"Who Hears Twell Van Dunder" Family Opening
Celebrate the newest interactive installation in Kids’ Corner! Families can meet the artists and explore this enchanting environment. Family Friendly. We are excited to welcome back the Smiths as our 2019 – 2021 Family-in-Residence. “Who Hears Twell Van Dunder?” is a destination for kids and grownups that celebrates childhood and encourages us to play, imagine, and wonder-even after we have grown up.
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Quarterly Open Studio and Critique 9:30 am
Quarterly Open Studio and Critique
Sep 9 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Quarterly Open Studio and Critique
Artists are invited to bring their own painting or drawing projects to work on in a supportive group setting. Gentle guidance will be provided and a group critique will conclude the session.
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Bus Trip to Biggs Museum of American Art and Woodburn Mansion
Bus Trip to Biggs Museum of American Art and Woodburn Mansion
Sep 12 all-day
Bus Trip to Biggs Museum of American Art and Woodburn Mansion
Please join us for a day in Dover. We will be visiting the Biggs Museum in the morning with a tour, and in the afternoon, we will be touring Woodburn Mansion and Gardens. The Biggs Museum is ‘dedicated to promoting an understanding and appreciation of the fine and decorative arts of Delaware, the Mid-Atlantic Region and the Nation from 1700 to the present’. Below are the descriptions of the two special exhibits that will be at the Museum. Rebecca Raubacher: Drawings and Paintings August 2 – October 20, 2019 – With shades from her past, the subjects of Raubacher’s paintings...
Museum Guide Open House 5:30 pm
Museum Guide Open House
Sep 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Museum Guide Open House
Our creative, knowledgeable, and passionate Museum Guides are highly trained volunteers who share their love for art with Museum visitors. This year’s training class will focus on engaging children and students with the Museum’s richly diverse art collections. Guides have special access to in-depth learning opportunities at the Museum, and they form strong bonds with their collegial and collaborative group of fellow Guides. Learn more at our Museum Guide Open House on Thursday, September 12, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 2020 Museum Guide Training will be held on Tuesday mornings, February through June, 2020. Museum Guides are required to give...
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Solarplate Etching (Cancelled) 9:00 am
Solarplate Etching (Cancelled)
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Solarplate Etching (Cancelled)
30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown Make beautifully detailed etchings without using harmful chemicals! Solarplates are light-sensitized steel plates that are a simple, safe and fast alternative to traditional etchings with acids and solvents. Using a light box and soy based inks students will explore making using painterly styles and photographic transparencies. Basic printmaking lessons in tearing paper, registering paper, mixing colors, and using the press will be covered.  All materials in this class are non-toxic. Supplies included.
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Solarplate Etching (Cancelled) 9:00 am
Solarplate Etching (Cancelled)
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Solarplate Etching (Cancelled)
30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown Make beautifully detailed etchings without using harmful chemicals! Solarplates are light-sensitized steel plates that are a simple, safe and fast alternative to traditional etchings with acids and solvents. Using a light box and soy based inks students will explore making using painterly styles and photographic transparencies. Basic printmaking lessons in tearing paper, registering paper, mixing colors, and using the press will be covered.  All materials in this class are non-toxic. Supplies included.
Performance: Wilmington Classical Guitar Society Member Showcase 1:00 pm
Performance: Wilmington Classical Guitar Society Member Showcase
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Performance: Wilmington Classical Guitar Society Member Showcase
Experience the beauty of classical guitar at a showcase featuring the Guitar Society’s professional and amateur members. 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 pushing creative boundaries and responding to present day events in innovative ways. Performances will take place on the Museum’s campus and out in the community. Learn more. All ticket purchases are final. No refunds or exchanges will be issued.
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Korean Festival 11:00 am
Korean Festival
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Korean Festival
Participate in a cultural exchange exploring both traditional and modern Korean culture and celebrating the Korean Thanksgiving, Chuseok. Enjoy Korean-inspired art activities, a photo booth, Korean snack sampling, TaeKwonDo demonstrations, hands-on activities, and much more. Artwork created by students from the Delaware Korean School will be on display and Korean food will be available for purchase. Recommended for all ages. This family-friendly event will leave you saying Sarang-hae-yo Korea – I love Korea!’ The Delaware Korean Festival from cynthia minhae yoo on Vimeo. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Korean-inspired art activities, K-pop booth, singing booth, art display by...
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Peace Week Delaware & Fall Equinox Labyrinth Walk 6:00 pm
Peace Week Delaware & Fall Equinox Labyrinth Walk
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Peace Week Delaware & Fall Equinox Labyrinth Walk
Participate in Peace Week Delaware with a walk through the Museum’s Labyrinth in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir. Free, donations accepted.
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