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May 19, 2017 - May 19, 2018 Events

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860–1920

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
16
Wed
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions

The years 1860–1920 witnessed sweeping changes in book design, inspired by technological developments, marketing strategies, and shifting ideas about art. This exhibition will explore examples of collaborative commercial book projects, which emulate the attractive layouts and decorative bindings of private presses, and the growth of a literate public on both sides of the Atlantic.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 10 more times through Aug 27

Barefoot in the Park

The Candlelight Theatre

Aug
16
Wed
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A romantic comedy by the legendary Neil Simon, BAREFOOT IN THE PARK follows newlyweds Corie and Paul Bratter as they negotiate the trials of marriage, an ever-present mother,  a nosy neighbor, and a 5th floor walk-up. Simon's longest running smash hit and the 10th longest running play in Broadway history,  Barefoot was nominated for 3 Tony Awards and won for Best Director (Mike Nichols).  A laugh-fest as only Neil Simon can deliver, Barefoot will delight and charm in equal doses... 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Aug 26

Oddball Bingo

Oddity Bar

Aug
16
Wed
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Comedy, Games & Trivia

Every Wednesday night come on out to Oddity Bar for Oddball Bingo!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 499 more times through Mar 3

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860-1920

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
17
Thu
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Museum Exhibitions

June 3, 2017 - August 27, 2017

This exhibition will investigate the trans-Atlantic concept of the ‘complete book,’ which took place between 1860 and 1910. During this 50-year period, the conflation of advances in print technology and the philosophy of the Arts and Crafts Movement led to a new aesthetic in book design. The integration of the book from content to cover as promoted by private press initiatives including William Morris’ Kel...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 11 more times through Aug 27

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
17
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

Assemblage is a group of 17 women artists from the greater Philadelphia area. While the artists exhibit individually throughout the region, they work toward exhibiting collectively once a year. 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 14 more times through Sep 3

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
17
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

This comprehensive and lively installation explores the work of one of America’s original “Mad Men.” McCauley (“Mac”) Conner (born 1913) created advertising campaigns for a variety of products during the decade when the advertising industry was at its height and centered on Madison Avenue. His illustrations for leading women’s magazines such as Redbook and McCall’s animated a wide range of popular literature, from romantic fiction and detective stories, to topics of import such as Cold War anxiety and juvenile delinquency. His work is a “time capsule” of an era when commercial artists helped to redefine American style and culture.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 24 more times through Sep 17

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860–1920

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
17
Thu
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions

The years 1860–1920 witnessed sweeping changes in book design, inspired by technological developments, marketing strategies, and shifting ideas about art. This exhibition will explore examples of collaborative commercial book projects, which emulate the attractive layouts and decorative bindings of private presses, and the growth of a literate public on both sides of the Atlantic.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 9 more times through Aug 27

Retro Happy Hours

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
17
Thu
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Food & Drink, Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events

Loosen up after a long day with a retro-inspired happy hour by Toscana and Mad Men-era illustrations on view in the exhibition The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner. Mingle with friends outside on the terrace or come indoors to tour the galleries. 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Sep 14

Connected: Healing Through Art / Curando a Través del Arte

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
17
Thu
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions, Musical Theater, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Sports, Visual Arts

Presented by Latin American Community Center, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center at Christiana, and Cancer Support Community Delaware. Enjoy an evening of entertainment, creating, and inspiration with art created by breast cancer patients and survivors and a series of healing arts workshops. Meet local women who have walked the path of cancer, and learn about cancer prevention and therapeutic initiatives in our community.

 

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The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860-1920

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
18
Fri
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Museum Exhibitions

June 3, 2017 - August 27, 2017

This exhibition will investigate the trans-Atlantic concept of the ‘complete book,’ which took place between 1860 and 1910. During this 50-year period, the conflation of advances in print technology and the philosophy of the Arts and Crafts Movement led to a new aesthetic in book design. The integration of the book from content to cover as promoted by private press initiatives including William Morris’ Kel...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 10 more times through Aug 27

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
18
Fri
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

Assemblage is a group of 17 women artists from the greater Philadelphia area. While the artists exhibit individually throughout the region, they work toward exhibiting collectively once a year. 

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 13 more times through Sep 3

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
18
Fri
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

This comprehensive and lively installation explores the work of one of America’s original “Mad Men.” McCauley (“Mac”) Conner (born 1913) created advertising campaigns for a variety of products during the decade when the advertising industry was at its height and centered on Madison Avenue. His illustrations for leading women’s magazines such as Redbook and McCall’s animated a wide range of popular literature, from romantic fiction and detective stories, to topics of import such as Cold War anxiety and juvenile delinquency. His work is a “time capsule” of an era when commercial artists helped to redefine American style and culture.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 23 more times through Sep 17

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860–1920

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
18
Fri
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions

The years 1860–1920 witnessed sweeping changes in book design, inspired by technological developments, marketing strategies, and shifting ideas about art. This exhibition will explore examples of collaborative commercial book projects, which emulate the attractive layouts and decorative bindings of private presses, and the growth of a literate public on both sides of the Atlantic.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 8 more times through Aug 27

Glory of Stories

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
18
Fri
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Glory of Stories introduces young visitor 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...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 20 more times through Dec 29

Barefoot in the Park

The Candlelight Theatre

Aug
18
Fri
GET TICKETS
Top Pick
Theater

A romantic comedy by the legendary Neil Simon, BAREFOOT IN THE PARK follows newlyweds Corie and Paul Bratter as they negotiate the trials of marriage, an ever-present mother,  a nosy neighbor, and a 5th floor walk-up. Simon's longest running smash hit and the 10th longest running play in Broadway history,  Barefoot was nominated for 3 Tony Awards and won for Best Director (Mike Nichols).  A laugh-fest as only Neil Simon can deliver, Barefoot will delight and charm in equal doses... 

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Aug 26
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