PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
Dec 1 – Dec 8 all-day
The Annual Museum Store Holiday Sale
It’s back! Our annual sale kicks off December 1 and goes through December 8 with 20% off your entire purchase. For the remainder of the week, receive 10% off most items. (Members receive a 20% discount all week long!) Some exclusions apply.
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Connected Series Open House 6:00 pm
Connected Series Open House
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Connected Series Open House
Come and learn more about the Museum’s Connected Series. A series curating events for the community, by the community!
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Abstract and Expressionistic Painting Techniques 9:30 am
Abstract and Expressionistic Painting Techniques
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Abstract and Expressionistic Painting Techniques
Learn a variety of techniques using mark making and color application to explore the concepts behind non-representational painting. (30-minute lunch break) Instructor: Eo Omwake
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End-of-Year Writers Gathering and Open Mic 5:30 pm
End-of-Year Writers Gathering and Open Mic
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
End-of-Year Writers Gathering and Open Mic
Mingle with area writers and celebrate the end of the year with an open mic at the Museum.
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club 6:00 pm
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club
Dec 12 @ 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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Winter Arts Festival 12:00 pm
Winter Arts Festival
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Winter Arts Festival
Celebrate the season at the Museum during this family-friendly two-day event! Shop for holiday gifts from 20 regional artisans, listen to festive music performed by local choirs, and enjoy the Museum’s seasonal decorations. Winter-themed art projects will be available for children and their families and snacks and beverages will be for sale from Toscana in the Museum’s Thronson Café. The Museum Store will offer Member specials throughout the weekend. Cash bar. Friday, December 13 | Noon – 8 pm Saturday, December 14 | 10 am – 4 pm Performances Friday, 12/13/2019 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Talley Middle School 2:15...
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Winter Arts Festival 10:00 am
Winter Arts Festival
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Winter Arts Festival
Celebrate the season at the Museum during this family-friendly two-day event! Shop for holiday gifts from 20 regional artisans, listen to festive music performed by local choirs, and enjoy the Museum’s seasonal decorations. Winter-themed art projects will be available for children and their families and snacks and beverages will be for sale from Toscana in the Museum’s Thronson Café. The Museum Store will offer Member specials throughout the weekend. Cash bar. Friday, December 13 | Noon – 8 pm Saturday, December 14 | 10 am – 4 pm Performances Friday, 12/13/2019 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Talley Middle School 2:15...
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Performance: Cartoon Christmas Trio with special guest the Wilmington Children’s Chorus 7:00 pm
Performance: Cartoon Christmas Trio with special guest the Wilmington Children’s Chorus
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm
Performance: Cartoon Christmas Trio with special guest the Wilmington Children’s Chorus
Celebrate the holidays with the return of the Cartoon Christmas Trio to Delaware Art Museum! Assembled in 1995 by bassist Rob Swanson, the trio’s sole focus is compositions from classic Christmas cartoons—particularly the music of Vince Guaraldi, composer of the “Peanuts” soundtracks. The Cartoon Christmas Trio has made live appearances on NBC, ABC, and NPR, and comes back to the Museum to wow audiences with yuletide nostalgia. ABOUT THE 2018 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...
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Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk 1:00 pm
Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk
On the first day of winter, take a break from your holiday shopping with a peaceful afternoon labyrinth walk. Free, donations accepted.
Performance: Cartoon Christmas Trio with special guest the Tatnall Lower School Children’s Choir 7:00 pm
Performance: Cartoon Christmas Trio with special guest the Tatnall Lower School Children’s Choir
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm
Performance: Cartoon Christmas Trio with special guest the Tatnall Lower School Children’s Choir
Celebrate the holidays with the return of the Cartoon Christmas Trio to Delaware Art Museum! Assembled in 1995 by bassist Rob Swanson, the trio’s sole focus is compositions from classic Christmas cartoons—particularly the music of Vince Guaraldi, composer of the “Peanuts” soundtracks. The Cartoon Christmas Trio has made live appearances on NBC, ABC, and NPR, and comes back to the Museum to wow audiences with yuletide nostalgia. ABOUT THE 2018 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...
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