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11:00 am Poetry Reading by Larry Kelts
Poetry Reading by Larry Kelts
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am
Poetry Reading by Larry Kelts
Larry Kelts, a retired scientist and 2017 Delaware Division of the Arts fellowship recipient, will discuss and read some of his ekphrastic poetry—poetry inspired by works of art.  Many of these poems will consider paintings in the Delaware Art Museum.  The majority of the presentation considers Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s paintings in the Pre-Raphaelite Gallery.  “Rossetti’s Muses” looks at Rossetti’s paintings as expressions of his inspiration and pursuit of art through painting and poetry.  Poems on “Summertime,” “Trout Fishing,” and “The Mermaid” as well as several on imaginary works of art will also be read and discussed.  Questions or comments will...
1:00 pm Ferns and Flowers Monoprinting – 2-Day Workshop
Ferns and Flowers Monoprinting – 2-Day Workshop
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ferns and Flowers Monoprinting - 2-Day Workshop
Discover the thrill of printmaking inspired by nature. Using spring plants and simple materials, students will explore the possibilities of organic and geometric compositions with layered shapes and colors. Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown. Supplies provided. 
2:00 pm On Location Photography Workshops – Cancelled
On Location Photography Workshops – Cancelled
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
On Location Photography Workshops - Cancelled
Inspired by the exhibition Eye on Nature: Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin, students will meet at scenic sites to shoot on location. Students will learn about John Ruskin’s philosophy of nature and have the opportunity for group discussion and critique at the follow up session in the Museum’s studios. Students are responsible for paying admission fees at each location. Danny Schweers. Hagley Museum and Library Sunday, May 13 | 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Museum meet up Sunday, May 20 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
6:00 pm Landscape Photography
Landscape Photography
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Landscape Photography
This class will focus on light, compostition, and mechanical techniques to produce the ultimate landscape photograph. The session will culminate in an exhibition of student work at the DuPont Environmental Education Center. Weekend field trips will alternate with some classes. Instructor: Kathleen Buckalew. No class May 28. 
6:00 pm Dancing Monks of Assam – Performance at The Queen
Dancing Monks of Assam – Performance at The Queen
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Dancing Monks of Assam – Performance at The Queen @ The Queen
The Dancing Monks perform Sattriya, a form of dance drama unique to their monastery in Northeast India. They dance to honor the god Vishnu in his flute-playing Krishna incarnation, narrating playful, sensuous, and fantastical episodes of his life as recounted in the ancient epics. All ages.  #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 25%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ © Vipul Sangoi © Vipul Sangoi © Vipul Sangoi © Vipul Sangoi Sponsors Founded in 2013, Headlong’s...
9:00 am Yoga in the Garden
Yoga in the Garden
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Yoga in the Garden
Join us again this spring and summer for yoga in the beautiful Copeland Sculpture Garden. Beginners, casual attendees, and families are welcome. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours! Participants receive complimentary admission to the Museum. Healthy fare available in the Thronson Café following class. July 21: All-level class led by rotating instructors August 4: Family Yoga led by Petite Yogi August 18: All-level class led by rotating instructors
10:00 am Dancing Monks of Assam – Day of Mindfulness
Dancing Monks of Assam – Day of Mindfulness
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Dancing Monks of Assam – Day of Mindfulness
Experience family yoga and meditation led by the Dancing Monks of Assam. From the monasteries in northeast India, the Dancing Monks perform Sattriya—a form of dance-drama cultivated as a way of worship in the monasteries of Assam. Learn more during this day of mindfulness by viewing a documentary and participating in a question and answer session. All ages.  #gallery-4 { margin: auto; } #gallery-4 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 25%; } #gallery-4 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-4 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ © Vipul Sangoi © Vipul...