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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Nov 2 @ 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. 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 26 Special Halloween Edition: Wear your costume! Life Doesn’t Frighten Me, Maya Angelou Nov 2 A Tree is Nice, Janice May Udry Nov 9 Hairs/Pelitos, Sandra Cisneros Nov 16 The Stranger,...
Art is Tasty 12:00 pm
Art is Tasty
Nov 2 @ 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). 2018-19 Topics Click on the the dates below to register. December 7: Covered Box with Peacock, Charles Robert Ashbee January 4: Stand Away From the Girl!, N.C. Wyeth February 1: Absalom Jones, Raphaelle Peale
Día de los Muertos Luminaria Labyrinth Walk – Cancelled 6:00 pm
Día de los Muertos Luminaria Labyrinth Walk – Cancelled
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Día de los Muertos Luminaria Labyrinth Walk - Cancelled
Due to inclement weather, this event has been cancelled. In partnership with Hispanic American Association of Delaware Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with a labyrinth walk illuminated by tea lights and traditional Day of the Dead activities. There is no fee for this program, but donations are accepted to help maintain the Museum’s Labyrinth. Family Friendly.
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Poor People’s TV Room – Okwui Okpokwasili 7:00 pm
Poor People’s TV Room – Okwui Okpokwasili
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm
Poor People’s TV Room - Okwui Okpokwasili @ Route 9 Library and Innovation Center – Black Box Theater
“Ruthlessly clean and clever…Okpokwasili puts the threat in triple threat.” – Time Out NY Delaware Art Museum presents Okwui Okpokwasili’s Poor People’s TV Room. Bessie Award winner, Okpokwasili’s multimedia dance performance is informed by two historical incidents in Nigeria: The Women’s War of 1929, a resistance movement against British colonial powers; and the Boko Haram kidnappings of more than 300 girls, which launched the Bring Back Our Girls movement. Poor People’s TV Room investigates how the complex collective actions of African women correspond to women’s social action throughout the world. This performance includes partial nudity. Tickets November 5 November 7 #gallery-2...
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Dance Workshop 1:00 pm
Dance Workshop
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dance Workshop @ Christina Cultural Arts Center
A workshop for artists at all levels that focuses on finding an embodied practice. Exploratory questions may include: How does a body make narrative? How does one build a movement vocabulary around the psychic condition of a character? Participants will work individually and in groups to explore developing a character through movement. In this studio-based workshop, Okpokwasili and Born will guide artists through ways to express the personal story through the body. This is at the intersection of performance and dance. 10-15 participants who are interested making art—either as a professional artist or enthusiastic amateur. No experience necessary! Ages 18 and...
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Poor People’s TV Room – Okwui Okpokwasili 7:00 pm
Poor People’s TV Room – Okwui Okpokwasili
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm
Poor People’s TV Room - Okwui Okpokwasili @ Route 9 Library and Innovation Center – Black Box Theater
“Ruthlessly clean and clever…Okpokwasili puts the threat in triple threat.” – Time Out NY Delaware Art Museum presents Okwui Okpokwasili’s Poor People’s TV Room. Bessie Award winner, Okpokwasili’s multimedia dance performance is informed by two historical incidents in Nigeria: The Women’s War of 1929, a resistance movement against British colonial powers; and the Boko Haram kidnappings of more than 300 girls, which launched the Bring Back Our Girls movement. Poor People’s TV Room investigates how the complex collective actions of African women correspond to women’s social action throughout the world. This performance includes partial nudity. Tickets November 5 November 7 #gallery-4...
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Craft Night 5:30 pm
Craft Night
Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Craft Night
Adults learn a craft technique and make a work of art to take home. Wine and refreshments will be available in the café while you create. November 8: Holiday wearables REGISTER January 17: Embroidery circle REGISTER
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Nov 9 @ 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. 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 26 Special Halloween Edition: Wear your costume! Life Doesn’t Frighten Me, Maya Angelou Nov 2 A Tree is Nice, Janice May Udry Nov 9 Hairs/Pelitos, Sandra Cisneros Nov 16 The Stranger,...
Clay Date 7:00 pm
Clay Date
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date
Mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio! Enjoy beer, wine, and light snacks. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery that the Museum will glaze. No experience necessary. Must be 21 or older to participate. Instructor: Peter Morgan.  NOVEMBER  FEBRUARY  MARCH
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Loop in Loop Chain Making – 2-day Workshop 9:00 am
Loop in Loop Chain Making – 2-day Workshop
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Loop in Loop Chain Making - 2-day Workshop
Using inspiration from ancient techniques, learn how to form, fuse, and assemble fine silver links into strong chains. 2-day workshop. Instructor: Caryn L. Hetherston
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Loop in Loop Chain Making – 2-day Workshop 9:00 am
Loop in Loop Chain Making – 2-day Workshop
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Loop in Loop Chain Making - 2-day Workshop
Using inspiration from ancient techniques, learn how to form, fuse, and assemble fine silver links into strong chains. 2-day workshop. Instructor: Caryn L. Hetherston
Artist Demonstrations 11:00 am
Artist Demonstrations
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 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...
Sunday Studio 12:00 pm
Sunday Studio
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunday Studio
Each month, adults and children can create art together and experiment with new materials, techniques, and themes in the Bank of America Education Wing Studios—no reservations required! Recommended for ages 6+ and adults. November 11 Fantastic Felting December 9 Caste Sculptures January 13 Sgraffito Tiles February 10 Chinese New Year Starting in January 2019 – Family Second Sundays!
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2019 Performance Series Preview Event 6:00 pm
2019 Performance Series Preview Event
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2019 Performance Series Preview Event
Preview the dynamic new 2019 Performance Series! Attend this preview and cocktail reception to learn more.
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Nov 16 @ 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. 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 26 Special Halloween Edition: Wear your costume! Life Doesn’t Frighten Me, Maya Angelou Nov 2 A Tree is Nice, Janice May Udry Nov 9 Hairs/Pelitos, Sandra Cisneros Nov 16 The Stranger,...
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Felted Scarves Workshop 1:30 pm
Felted Scarves Workshop
Nov 18 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Felted Scarves Workshop
Learn about nuno felting, a technique that uses loose wool and silk to build up color and texture resulting in a beautiful handmade scarf. Instructor: Linda Celestian
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Nov 23 @ 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. 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 26 Special Halloween Edition: Wear your costume! Life Doesn’t Frighten Me, Maya Angelou Nov 2 A Tree is Nice, Janice May Udry Nov 9 Hairs/Pelitos, Sandra Cisneros Nov 16 The Stranger,...
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Taking Center Stage – Women Composers, Then and Now 1:30 pm
Taking Center Stage – Women Composers, Then and Now
Nov 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Taking Center Stage – Women Composers, Then and Now
Presented by University of Delaware Music Department 1:30 p.m. Pre-Concert Talk | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. University of Delaware (UD) Music faculty members Sheila Brown and Julie Nishimura will perform a program highlighting the role of women composers in classical music. UD Musicology Professor Dr. Phil Gentry will also talk about the role of gender in society affecting women composers in the 20th and 21st centuries. About Connected Series Connected features events produced by the community, for the community. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more.
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DelArt Readers: Book Club 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm
DelArt Readers: Book Club @ Delaware Art Museum Thronson Café
The DelArt Readers will select a book (or a collection of articles, or a film) each month. Our selections will have an arty or creative slant to them as we attempt to cross boundaries, giving our readers the opportunity to learn, question, debate and champion texts of every kind.  Our meetings occasionally take place off site as we explore and embrace the creative community of greater Wilmington. RSVP encouraged but not required—email ejarvis@delart.org. 2018 Schedule Thursday, June 28 My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk Thursday, July 26 Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong Thursday, August...
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Glory of Stories 10:30 am
Glory of Stories
Nov 30 @ 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. 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 26 Special Halloween Edition: Wear your costume! Life Doesn’t Frighten Me, Maya Angelou Nov 2 A Tree is Nice, Janice May Udry Nov 9 Hairs/Pelitos, Sandra Cisneros Nov 16 The Stranger,...