PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Riverside Rhythm with Step Afrika! – Cancelled 6:00 pm
Riverside Rhythm with Step Afrika! – Cancelled
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm
Riverside Rhythm with Step Afrika! - Cancelled @ The Warehouse
This event has been cancelled. The Delaware Art Museum welcomes Step Afrika! back to Wilmington with its newest production Drumfolk, inspired by the Stono Rebellion of 1739, explores this little-known event in American history that forever transformed African-American life and culture. When Africans lost the right to use their drums, their rhythms found their way into the body of the people, the Drumfolk. Experience how the rhythm survived in Wilmington through performances by local groups culminating with a performance by Step Afrika! Followed by a Q & A with members of Step Afrika!, who include graduates of HBCU’s from across the...
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Drawing From a Photograph – Cancelled 9:30 am
Drawing From a Photograph – Cancelled
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drawing From a Photograph - Cancelled
This workshop has been cancelled. Transfer your cherished photographs into cherished drawings. Students will learn simple steps to recreate photographs with paper and pencil. This is the perfect technique to personalize pet portraits, unforgettable landscapes, and other memorable moments. All levels Instructor: Roe Murray
Welcome Back Happy Hour with Step Afrika! – Cancelled 6:00 pm
Welcome Back Happy Hour with Step Afrika! – Cancelled
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Welcome Back Happy Hour with Step Afrika! - Cancelled
This event has been cancelled. Free Thursday evening hours are back! Come enjoy a drink and see pop-up performances by Step Afrika!. Visit the first floor galleries before they are reinstalled and learn about upcoming exhibitions and programs. This event is indoors.
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Step Afrika! | Drumfolk – Cancelled 8:00 pm
Step Afrika! | Drumfolk – Cancelled
Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm
Step Afrika! | Drumfolk - Cancelled @ The Grand Opera House
This event has been cancelled. Back by Popular demand, Step Afrika! returns to Wilmington with its blend of the percussive tradition of stepping with African and contemporary dance. The Company’s newest creation, Drumfolk, inspired by the Stono Rebellion of 1739, explores this little-known event in American history that forever transformed African-American life and culture. When Africans lost the right to use their drums, their rhythms found their way into the body of the people, the Drumfolk. New percussive forms took root leading to the development of some of our country’s most distinct performance traditions like the ring shout, tap, and...
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Make A Concertina Sketchbook – Cancelled 9:30 am
Make A Concertina Sketchbook – Cancelled
Apr 4 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Make A Concertina Sketchbook - Cancelled
This workshop has been cancelled. Make a concertina sketchbook to fill with drawings and observations. Students will start by visiting the gallery and viewing the exhibit Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman and Helen Mason for inspiration and the proceed to the classroom the create covers and learn step-by-step instructions for assembling the sketchbook. The afternoon will be devoted the filling the pages with drawing and observations inspired by the Museum. Some supplies included Supplies included are watercolor paper, collage materials, backing board, and adhesives. Students may also bring additional collage materials. (1 hour lunch break) Beyond Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Instructor: Rosemary Connelly Banner:...
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Museum Guide Open House – Cancelled 5:30 pm
Museum Guide Open House – Cancelled
Apr 16 @ 5:30 pm
Museum Guide Open House - Cancelled
Looking for a way to give back in your community? Hoping to inspire children with a love for art? Seeking new friendships with others who share a passion for learning? Meet the incredible volunteer guides who lead tours of the Museum, and learn how they serve the public. Find out about the Museum’s in-depth Guide training program, which combines learning about art and teaching. Application information will be available. Become a Museum Guide at the Delaware Art Museum! Our creative, knowledgeable, and passionate Museum Guides are highly trained volunteers who share their love for art with Museum visitors. The training...
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Inside Look – Cancelled 12:00 pm
Inside Look – Cancelled
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm
Inside Look - Cancelled
Join us for an inside look at our new acquisition Parade de Paysans, by Loпs Mailou Jones, led by University of Delaware Art History graduate student Kristin Nassif. Free with admission.
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Gala – Postponed
Gala – Postponed
Apr 18 all-day
Gala - Postponed
2020 is going to be a particularly busy and transformative year for the Museum. In the spring, the Museum staff will begin a full reinstallation of the first floor galleries and launch a new brand with a new website. A few weeks later they will break ground on constructing a new, more welcoming front entrance along with making a few improvements to the current one. Lastly, after all of the construction is complete, the Museum will host Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection exhibition in the fall. With all of this excitement and a recent leadership transition, the...
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Inside Look – Cancelled 2:00 pm
Inside Look – Cancelled
Apr 19 @ 2:00 pm
Inside Look - Cancelled
Join us for an inside look at our new acquisition Parade de Paysans, by Loпs Mailou Jones, led by University of Delaware Art History graduate student Kristin Nassif. Free with admission.
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Conversations with Women Making a Difference – rescheduled to Oct 1 5:30 pm
Conversations with Women Making a Difference – rescheduled to Oct 1
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Conversations with Women Making a Difference - rescheduled to Oct 1
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the latest CDC recommendations, the Conversations with Women Making a Difference event on April 23 has been rescheduled to October 1, 2020. The panelists and all event details will remain the same. Tickets purchased for April 23 will be transferred to October 1. Please visit www.BlueBlaze.org for more information. Join us on October 1, 2020 for “Conversations with Women Making a Difference” presented by Blue Blaze Associates. Carol Arnott-Robbins, founder of NEWS4Women, will facilitate a panel discussion followed by a Q&A session. Topics will include career highlights, life stories, and hard-earned wisdom from three influential women....
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Artist Talk: Margo Allman – Cancelled 2:00 pm
Artist Talk: Margo Allman – Cancelled
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Artist Talk: Margo Allman - Cancelled
Join artist Margo Allman for a Gallery Talk in the special exhibition Layered Abstraction: Margo Allman & Helen Mason.
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DelArt Readers: Book Club 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club @ Zoom Virtual Meeting
PLEASE NOTE: All meetings will be held on Zoom via webcam at 6 pm until further notice. To RSVP to Zoom virtual meeting email ejarvis@delart.org. Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections. The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed by the group. If you’d like to pre-order a copy, stop by the store and let us know! You can now purchase your...