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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
21
Mon
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 7 more times through Aug 27

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

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
22
Tue
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 6 more times through Aug 27

Terrific Tuesdays at Winterthur

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Aug
22
Tue
Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Educational (Family)

Tuesdays in July and August

10:00 am–3:00 pm
 

Hands-on crafts and games based on things in the museum, garden, and library teach kids ages 3–10 about an assortment of opposites, while special guests highlight skills and trades from past and present. New activities and guests each week. Continue to check the website for detailed information. Members and children under 2 free; nonmembers: $5 per child and one adult; additional adults $15.

 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through Oct 24

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

Chelsea Tavern

Aug
22
Tue
Food & Drink, Games & Trivia

Every Tuesday night Chelsea Tavern is putting our brain cells to good use by hosting Geeks Who Drink! Not just your normal trivia, Geeks Who Drink gives you 8 rounds of 8 questions, you can have a group as small a 1 or as large as 6. There are theme rounds, a visually based round and you even have the ability to "joker" a round by doubling your points, just to name a few happenings in the game. There is no cost to play but trust me when I say you wont be able ...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 18 more times through Dec 19

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
23
Wed
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 10 more times through Sep 3

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
23
Wed
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 20 more times through Sep 17

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

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
23
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.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Aug 27

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

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
23
Wed
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 5 more times through Aug 27

Oddball Bingo

Oddity Bar

Aug
23
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 498 more times through Mar 3

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
24
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. 

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 9 more times through Sep 3

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
24
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.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 19 more times through Sep 17

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

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
24
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.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through Aug 27

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

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
24
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 4 more times through Aug 27

Gentle Yoga, Year-Round at Winterthur

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Aug
24
Thu
Health & Wellness

Every Thursday, 9:00 am, Brown Learning Center


Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga class is open to all levels. We will practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. Led by Beth Sheehy. Bring Yoga mat, small towel, and a water bottle. Wear layers appropriate to the season. Classes are rain or shine.  Class will move outdoors as weather permits. Drop-in rate of $10.  No advance registration necessary.  Members may bring a friend.
 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 71 more times through Dec 27

Retro Happy Hours

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
24
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 4 more times through Sep 14
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