May 19, 2017 - May 19, 2018 Events
This noontime 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.Read more »
The free, self-guided public art event, Art Loop Wilmington, brings together art lovers and community to the ever-evolving downtown and greater Wilmington areas. Art galleries, studios, museums and alternative art spaces offer an opportunity to meet the featured artist(s) while enjoying refreshments, and in some cases live entertainment...Read more »
Get a chance to meet and purchase limited edition signed prints
created from originals by the University and Whist Club’s most famous painter, C. Phillip Wikoff. We will be offering various sizes of two paintings. The Arrival (pictured) and Beech Tree, a springscape of the Tilton Mansion. Mr. Wikoff will also be exhibiting his more recent paintings since switching from oil to water color. Mr. Wikoff studied painting and ceramics at Iowa Wesleyan College...Read more »
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 »
Spring into Summer ~ Oil paintings by Jim Barwick, Ed Bronstein, Gay Freeborn, and Bhavisha Patel. Philadelphia city scenes, still lifes, figures in interiors, and animal paintings are featured in a group show with a warm seasonal theme. Wine & Cheese Opening Reception Friday June 2, 5 – 8 PM Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 9 - 5, Saturday 10 – 3Read more »
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 »
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 »
For anyone with a desire to discover and create a visual memory of the world around them. Through discussion, critique, and side-by-side asssistance, participants will develope their own visual language by sketching at several Riverfront wilmington locations.
Bring your own multimedia sketchbook and materials of your choice. maps, portable easels, and small drawing boards will be available by request.Read more »
Enjoy a visit at the zoo with J. Bear, WJBR’s mascot, along with Rocky Bluewinkle from the Delaware Blue Rocks. Find out about family fun activities you can do this summer!
Fee: Free with paid admission to the zooRead more »