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10:30 am Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Glory of Stories
Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 2 and up. Sept 21 The Incredible Book-Eating Boy, Oliver Jeffers Sept 28 The Imaginary Garden, Andrew Larsen Oct 5 Julián is a Mermaid, Jessica Love Oct 12 Mouse Paint, Ellen Stoll Walsh Oct 19 Special Edition: Storyteller in Residence – Families are welcome to join Preschool Audiences to listen to master storyteller Jeff Hopkins on this Friday morning. Free admission. Oct...
12:00 pm Art is Tasty
Art is Tasty
Dec 7 @ 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). 2018 Topics Click on the the dates below to register. January 5: Reclining Nude, Abraham S. Baylinson February 2: Tobias Curing his Father’s Blindness, Benjamin West March 2: Toilette of a Roman Lady, Simeon Solomon April 6: Trees in a Lane, John Ruskin, and Sycamore Tree, Andrew Wyeth May 4: Eleanor of Aquitaine, Grace Hartigan June 1: In the Park, Bernie Felch July...
12:00 pm Winter Arts Festival
Winter Arts Festival
Dec 7 @ 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.
4:00 pm Artist Demonstrations
Artist Demonstrations
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Artist Demonstrations
Visit with artists from the Juried Craft Exhibition and watch as they demonstrate their craft techniques. Saturday, October 20 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. David Knopp (wood carving, on terrace) Sunday, November 11 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Barbara Straussberg (printmaking) Friday, December 7 | 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Ashley Catharine Smith (embroidery) Sunday, January 6 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Leslie Pontz (crochet) Sunday, January 27 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Kimberly Hall and Justin Hardison (screenprinting) About the Exhibition Juried Craft Exhibition October 20, 2018 – January 27, 2019 For over 90 years, the Delaware Art Museum has showcased contemporary craft in its...