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4:00 pm Share your story!
Share your story!
Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Share your story!
Your story matters. Your personal experiences add to our collective understanding of Wilmington’s history. Were you living, working, or attending school in the city during the occupation? Are you learning about these events for the first time? In partnership with University of Delaware’s Creative Writing Students, we invite you to share your response to the Wilmington occupation of 1968 on select Thursdays this summer.
5:00 pm Evening for Educators
Evening for Educators
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Evening for Educators
Enjoy light appetizers and drinks as you browse the galleries and learn about upcoming events and exhibits that can enhance your classroom. For an eye-opening look at the real Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., stay for the YWCA’s Beyond I Have a Dream gallery presentation at 6:00 p.m. Free for educators and administrators. *One free drink per educator.
5:00 pm Summer Happy Hours
Summer Happy Hours
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Happy Hours
Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Mingle with friends and enjoy live music on the terrace or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Bar and light fare will be available from Toscana at the Thronson Café. Dogs on leashes are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Happy Hours will take place inside the Museum during inclement weather. Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Picnicking is encouraged in the Sculpture Garden. On the...
6:00 pm Beyond I Have a Dream – Cancelled
Beyond I Have a Dream – Cancelled
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Beyond I Have a Dream - Cancelled
Sorry, this program has been cancelled. Presented by YWCA Delaware We know “I have a dream,” but how well do we really know Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s story? As we mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination, learn more about his political views, organizing, and collaboration with other activists in this public program.
7:30 pm RICHARD RAW and Word Warrior Band Live in Concert (A benefit for Beyond Those Bars)
RICHARD RAW and Word Warrior Band Live in Concert (A benefit for Beyond Those Bars)
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
RICHARD RAW and Word Warrior Band Live in Concert (A benefit for Beyond Those Bars)
Presented by Culture Restoration Project, Inc.  Enjoy performances by the staff of Beyond Those Bars headlined by RICHARD RAW and the Word Warrior Band, and the premier of TWO “Beyond Those Bars” music videos! School supplies (markers, notebooks, pens, pencils, etc) will be collected at the door and will benefit participants in the Beyond Those Bars afterschool program. About Connected Series Connected features events produced by the community, for the community. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more.