September 29 - October 6, 2020 Events
The long-awaited opening of Le Cavalier in the Green Room at the Hotel du Pont is finally upon us! Dig INto delicious French-INspired fare in the gorgeously redesigned space...Read more »
Arden Concert Gild presents the 2020 Virtual Arden Fair (replay!) - featuring performances by Mississippi Earl Brown, Jea Street Jr. and Lyric Drive streaming live from Arden Gild Hall #inWilm with special at-home sets from Katie Dill and Carol Cleveland Sings...Read more »
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Negro League Baseball. To commemorate this landmark, Andrea McCoy-Carty—Chair for the Judy Johnson Memorial Foundation in Wilmington and the Interim Executive Director for The Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball in Owings Mills, Maryland—has curated a striking assemblage of memorabilia and artifacts—photographs, uniforms, booklets and more—from the League’s rich history and archives, on loan from national private collectors...Read more »
The power of nature comes to life at beautiful Rockwood Park. Program offers a weekly sessions where children take part in a variety of nature-themed activities.Read more »
For the past 150 years, Americans have been fascinated by the medieval past. Drawing from the work of contemporary illustrators Tony DiTerlizzi, Leo and Diane Dillon, and Ian Schoenherr, as well as historical works from the Museum’s Howard Pyle collection, this exhibition takes a look at the fantasy medieval realms of some of our beloved young adult reads. From magical creatures, castle complexes, and images of knighthood, prepare to be transported into re-imaginations of the medieval world that reflect contemporary America’s changing understanding of gender equality, cultural identity, disability, and difference.Read more »
Garden tours have returned to Rockwood Park & Museum! Join a guide as you explore the historic gardens and grounds surrounding the museum.Read more »
Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A session with several influential women. Topics will include career highlights, life stories, and hard-earned wisdom. For a list of panelists, visit delart.org. Tickets for sale at door.
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Join us for an evening of drive-in big-screen entertainment presented by DelArt Cinema on the grounds of the Delaware Art Museum. Sound will be transmitted via your car’s FM radio. Your key should be placed in the accessory position.Read more »
Enjoy a classic leisure Wagon Ride through the park in Autumn.Read more »
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).Read more »
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.Read more »
During the first Friday of each month, the free, self-guided public event brings together art lovers and the community to the ever-evolving downtown and greater Wilmington areas. Art galleries, studios, museums, and alternative art spaces offer an opportunity to meet featured artists while enjoying refreshments and periodic entertainment...Read more »
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2020 AT 5 PM
October First Friday Featuring "We the People, for Show or for Sure"
Patti Christopher from the League of Women Voters, New Castle County will provide a voter education presentation along with related literature or take-away materials for museum visitors.
Featuring artist Chawky Frenn, Mel Hardy of the Millennium Arts Salon, and Traci Manza-Murphy of the Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence. Speakers will discuss the social justice and civil rights themes found in the We The People series; historical and artistic interpretation; and the role of artists and museums at this unique moment in history.
- THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, Samara Weaver and Carson Zullinger
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BRUNCH WITH CHAWKY FRENN
Saturday, October 3 | 10 AM - 12 PM
$20 | Includes boxed brunch and beverages by Drip Café
Meet artist Chawky Frenn and enjoy an in depth look at his exhibition, WE THE PEOPLE, FOR SHOW OR FOR SURE. Before emigrating to the United States in 1981, Frenn witnessed six years of civil war in his native Lebanon. The devastating effects of war have powerfully influenced his life and work. Through this exhibition, Frenn seeks to stimulate a candid dialogue leading to a more just, peaceful, and sustainable world.
Come join Spiderman, Wonder Woman and Leonardo for a fun filled afternoon riding the rails! Meet your favorite Superheroes and enjoy a great day aboard the train!Read more »