PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Art is Tasty 12:00 pm
Art is Tasty
Nov 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). Upcoming Topics November 1, 2019: Charles Burchfield painting – Register December 6, 2019: Mandala, Gregory Gillespie – Register January 3, 2020: Artwork from the exhibition Mitch Lyons: The Hand Translated – Register February 7, 2020: Flying Dutchman, Howard Pyle – Register
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Public Tours 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.
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Public Tours 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Nov 3 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.
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Artini 7:00 pm
Artini
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Artini
Unwind on a Friday night sipping an adult beverage and getting in touch with your creative side. In this laid-back workshop students will complete a work of art inspired by Museum exhibitions. Instructor: Amanda Kamen. Must be 21 or older to participate. Register: November
Clay Date 7:00 pm
Clay Date
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date
Mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio! Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery that the Museum will glaze. No experience necessary. Instructor: Peter Morgan Must be 21 or older to participate. Register: September | October | November
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Public Tours 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.
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Performance: Kevin Cope 1:00 pm
Performance: Kevin Cope
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm
Performance: Kevin Cope
Solo classical guitarist Kevin Cope, recipient of the Division of the Arts 2019 Emerging Professional Award, performs his original works.  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.
Public Tours 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.
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Adobe Lightroom Image Processing Demo 6:00 pm
Adobe Lightroom Image Processing Demo
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Adobe Lightroom Image Processing Demo
Instructor: Danny Schweers Bring a computer, tablet, or smart phone to this demonstration workshop to learn image-processing techniques in Adobe Lightroom. The program should be downloaded in advance so that participants can easily follow along.
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Well-Read Black Girl Book Club 6:00 pm
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club
 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...
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Gelli-printed Holiday Ornaments 7:00 pm
Gelli-printed Holiday Ornaments
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gelli-printed Holiday Ornaments
Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown Learn to make beautiful patterned paper on a gelatin plate, then use that paper to collage holiday star ornaments.
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Gelli-printed Holiday Ornaments 10:00 am
Gelli-printed Holiday Ornaments
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Gelli-printed Holiday Ornaments
Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown Learn to make beautiful patterned paper on a gelatin plate, then use that paper to collage holiday star ornaments.
Public Tours 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.
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Picturing Beauty: Celebrating Real Women 11:00 am
Picturing Beauty: Celebrating Real Women
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Picturing Beauty: Celebrating Real Women
Join us to celebrate successful female leaders in the arts! This event will include art creation, portrait sketching, spoken word, and more. Don’t miss the featured talk at 2:00 p.m. with Posing Beauty curator Dr. Deborah Willis and exhibiting artist Angela Fraleigh. Sign up for a time slot for Portrait Drawing and Portrait Photography. This program is presented in partnership with YWCA Delaware, One Village Alliance, Girls Inc. of Delaware, and University of Delaware. This program is partially funded by a grant from the Delaware Humanities, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Additional support was provided,...
Portrait Photography 11:00 am
Portrait Photography
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Portrait Photography
To complement the exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture, we are filling a wall of our entryway with portraits of our community members. 100 frames will slowly fill with photographs of locals, to add dimension to the portraits in the special exhibition itself. We’d love to include your  portrait. Register to have your photograph taken by Joe McFetridge on November 17. Participants will receive a digital and print copy once the photographs come off the walls in spring 2020.
Public Tours 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
Conversation with Dr. Deborah Willis and Angela Fraleigh 2:00 pm
Conversation with Dr. Deborah Willis and Angela Fraleigh
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Conversation with Dr. Deborah Willis and Angela Fraleigh
Join us for a conversation with Posing Beauty curator Dr. Deborah Willis and exhibiting artist Angela Fraleigh. This conversation will be moderated by University of Delaware’s Dr. Tiffany Gill. Support for this talk is provided by Delaware Humanities and Delmarva Power. This program is presented in partnership with YWCA Delaware, One Village Alliance, Girls Inc. of Delaware, and University of Delaware. This program is partially funded by a grant from the Delaware Humanities, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Additional support was provided, in part, by Delmarva Power and a grant from the Delaware Division of the...
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.
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Adobe Lightroom Image Processing Demo 6:00 pm
Adobe Lightroom Image Processing Demo
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Adobe Lightroom Image Processing Demo
Instructor: Danny Schweers Bring a computer, tablet, or smart phone to this demonstration workshop to learn image-processing techniques in Adobe Photoshop. The program should be downloaded in advance so that participants can easily follow along.
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Connected: Duo Extreme 6:00 pm
Connected: Duo Extreme
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Connected: Duo Extreme
Enjoy the sounds of the Caribbean with a concert of new music and Calypso. Originating in Trinidad, Calypso combines clarinet, percussion, and steel pan to create distinctive tropical beats and rhythms. Arrive early and try out the percussion instrument petting zoo. Family Friendly. About the Connected Series Connected is a new program series featuring events produced by the community, for the community. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more.
DelArt Readers: Book Club 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Nov 21 @ 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  
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Inside Look 12:00 pm
Inside Look
Nov 22 @ 12:00 pm
Inside Look
Join us for an inside look and in-depth dialogue around a single work of art in our special exhibition, led by University of Delaware Art History graduate student Emily Shartrand.
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Public Tours 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.
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Public Tours 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
Healing Through Art Tour and Art Project 2:00 pm
Healing Through Art Tour and Art Project
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Healing Through Art Tour and Art Project
Individuals experiencing cancer are invited to slow down and unlock discovery and creativity with deep looking and reflection while viewing art.  Afterwards, learn meditative drawing exercises with an introduction to the Zentangle  method.  
Inside Look 2:00 pm
Inside Look
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm
Inside Look
Join us for an inside look and in-depth dialogue around a single work of art in our special exhibition, led by University of Delaware Art History graduate student Emily Shartrand.
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.
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Public Tours 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm
Public Tours
Museum Guides lead public tours every weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a Highlights tour focusing on the Museum’s collection at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the public tour focuses on the special exhibition or spotlights an area of the permanent collection. Saturdays and Sundays Highlights Tour at 1:00 p.m. Exhibition/Spotlight Tour at 2:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm
Special Exhibition Tours: Posing Beauty
Enjoy a Guide-led tour of the special exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture every Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 2019  – January 26, 2020.