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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. Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Learn more. July 12 Spicy Hot Colors: Colores Picantes Sherry Shahan July 19 Pool Jihyeon Lee July 26 Drum Dream Girl Margarita Engle Aug 2 Planting a Rainbow Lois Ehlert Aug 9 Flyaway Katie Polly...
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). Upcoming Topics August 2, 2019: Two Seated Figures, Charles Cajori – Register September 6, 2019: Spring and Autumn, Lydia Field Emmet – Register October 4, 2019: Three Rectangles Horizontal Jointed Gyratory III, George Rickey – Register November 1, 2019: Charles Burchfield painting – Register December 6, 2019: Mandala, Gregory Gillespie – Register
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, December 7 & 8!  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. Artisans John A. Styer, The Lathe-meister Turned Wood Heirlooms – John creates his lathe-turned heirlooms using local wood species as well as exotics from throughout...
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...