Conversations with Women Making a Difference in Delaware 5:30 pm
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club 6:00 pm
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join the Museum Store for the Well-Read Black Girl Book Club! FREE to attend! We’re so excited to be partnering with the American Booksellers Association and One Village Alliance to bring a chapter of this hugely popular book club to the Delaware Art Museum. Chandra Pitts of One Village Alliance will be facilitating these amazing bookish adventures as part of the Alliance’s Girls Can Do Anything initiative. We’re thrilled to offer each month’s selection at a 20% discount! Read on for more info about our meeting dates, monthly book picks and more! Meetings will take place in either the Museum...
Performance: Pyxis Piano Quartet – Present from the Past 7:30 pm
Posing Beauty in African American Culture and Angela Fraleigh: Sound the Deep Waters 6:00 pm
Posing Beauty in African American Culture and Angela Fraleigh: Sound the Deep Waters
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join us for an evening of style and beauty, sophisticated jazz, and specialty cocktails as we celebrate the openings of Posing Beauty in African American Culture and Angela Fraleigh: Sound the Deep Waters. RSVP by October 11 to firstname.lastname@example.org or 302.351.8506. The Museum will close from 4-6 p.m. the day of the event. We kindly ask our guests to refrain from arriving prior to the event’s start time. About the Exhibitions Posing Beauty in African American Culture Curated by Deborah Willis, Ph.D., Posing Beauty in African American Culture explores the contested ways in which African and African American beauty...
The Living Legacy National Speaking Tour: David C. Driskell and Julie L. McGee in Conversation 2:00 pm
The Living Legacy National Speaking Tour: David C. Driskell and Julie L. McGee in Conversation
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm
A leading authority on African American art, David C. Driskell is a renowned artist, scholar and historian. Join us as he converses with Dr. Julie McGee, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Art History, and Director of the Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center at the University of Delaware. This lecture is part of the national Living Legacy Speaking Tour.
Healing Through the Arts / Sanando a Través de las Artes 12:00 pm
Healing Through the Arts / Sanando a Través de las Artes
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Enjoy an afternoon of entertainment and inspiration with art created by breast cancer patients and survivors. Meet individuals who have walked the path of cancer and learn about prevention and therapeutic initiatives in our community. A series of healing arts workshops will be available for participants. In partnership with Christiana Care Health System.
DelArt Readers: Book Club 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm
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 email@example.com. October 24, 2019 Becoming by Michelle Obama Amazon.com November 21, 2019 The Art of Rivalry: four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in Modern Art by Sebastian Smee (Non-Fiction) Amazon.com December, 2019 No meeting January 30, 2020 The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough (Non-Fiction) Goodreads.com February 27, 2020 Circe by Madeline Miller (Fiction) Goodreads.com March 26, 2020 The Cave Painters: Probing the Mysteries of the World’s First Artists by Gregory Curtis (Non-Fiction) Goodreads.com April...
Performance: Raye Jones Avery & Adagio with Dennis Fortune, Musical Director 8:00 pm