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October 21, 2018 - October 21, 2019 Museum Exhibitions Events

Collecting for The Future

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Oct
21
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Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

When Winterthur opened to the public in 1951, visitors toured a private collection assembled over several decades by Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969). He dreamed that his collection and 175-room home would “afford all those interested an opportunity to view and to study the conditions surrounding the early American home life.”...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 309 more times through Oct 16

Juried Craft Exhibition

Delaware Art Museum

Oct
21
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For more than 90 years, the Delaware Art Museum has showcased contemporary craft by artists working locally and throughout the region. The Museum’s first juried Contemporary Crafts Show was formally established in 1958. Since then, a rich array of woodwork, ceramics, furniture, jewelry, textiles, metalwork, glass, enamel, and leather has been selected by jurors from museums and universities located throughout the United States. Selected by Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Director and juror, Paul Sacaridiz, the 2018 Juried Craft Exhibitioncelebrates this long history.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 71 more times through Jan 27

Tilton Mansion History Tour and Meal

University & Whist Club

Oct
21
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Educational (Family), Food & Drink, History, Museum Exhibitions

Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war
era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 984 more times through Jun 30

SYNCOPATED SAMIZDAT

The Delaware Contemporary

Oct
21
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Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

In a joint venture with the University of Delaware, The Delaware Contemporary is pleased to announce Syncopated Samizdat, a solo exhibition by Aaron Eliah Terry. Using traditional and non-traditional printmaking techniques, Plexiglas and sound installation, Terry's work reveals the current rapid-fire media cycle, while reflecting on American political and cultural histories. Sourcing information from news media, album covers, and sound bites, Terry pulls elements that he uses repetitively aiding in the construction of new conversations to age-old questions about truth, human atrocities, and the potential for a better future...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 82 more times through Jan 10

Christina Wilmington Art Loop - Stephen Kingsberry, featured artist

Christina Cultural Arts Center

Oct
21
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Artist Stephen Kingsberry presents his exhibit, Burden of Palestine, inspired after visiting Palestine in 2017 with the Leadership Program of Dar al Kalima University for Arts and Culture, co-led by Mike Abel of Delawareans for Palestinian Human Rights. Kingsberry was moved by the oppression of the Palestinian people and wanted to express the emotions that consumed him on the trip.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 41 more times through Nov 30

Introduction to Fourth Dimensionalism

The Delaware Contemporary

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Oct
21
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Philadelphia-based artist Timmy Graham takes fourth dimensionalism on a color journey as he fuses math and science with art in his massive oil paintings. Inspired by the theory of relativity, color relates to measured distances on the electromagnetic spectrum as every brushstroke becomes an individual plane. "All colors in a spectrum when encountered by light produce their own wavelength... Therefore all colors are spatial elements and distinct in their own ri...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 74 more times through Jan 2

Peter Sculthorpe - New Paintings

Somerville Manning Gallery

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Oct
21
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Peter Sculthorpe's unique vision extends from rural Pennsylvania to the rugged Northeast Coasts of Maine, Oregon, and Newfoundland. Sometimes, his complicated paintings are devoid of life and simply depict the beauty and stillness of a winter or summer day. Other times, he shows us the humor and character of the Belted Galloways, burros, and other domestic animals that inhabit his environments. Sculthorpe's masterful watercolor and oil paintings are in many im...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 21 more times through Nov 10

Regional Art Exhibition

Center for the Creative Arts

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Oct
21
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Join us Thursday, Sept. 27, at 6-7:30pm for the opening reception for our Annual Regional Art Exhibition. This juried show will feature work in all media by artists from Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. Cash prizes will be available. To learn about submitting art for this show, visit: http://www.ccarts.org/regional-show/  for a prospectus. Exhibit runs from Sept. 27 to Oct. 23, 2018. 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through Oct 22

Michele Green "Up the Creek" - New Paintings

The Station Gallery

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Oct
21
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Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush landscapes in oil of marshes, waterways and inviting paths. Most of her work is done en plein air - by foot, boat or canoe. The process results in an intimate and personal relationship with the landscape. Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 9 - 5; Saturday 10 - 3.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 6 more times through Oct 26

The Creative Act

The Delaware Contemporary

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Oct
21
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Australian artist Michael Lindeman presents a series of large-scale, text paintings designed specifically for a U.S. audience on display at The Delaware Contemporary. Titled The Creative Act, Lindeman's exhibition references Marcel Duchamp's lecture (also titled The Creative Act) in Houston at the meeting of the American Federation of the Arts in April of 1957. "The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact wit...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 3 more times through Oct 23

CONFLUENCE

The Delaware Contemporary

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Oct
21
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CONFLUENCE Gina BosworthOctober 19, 2018 - March 17, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, November 2 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop Confluence marks Gina Bosworth's second artistic return to The Delaware Contemporary. As one of our founding members and first executive board president, Bosworth's presence has been instrumental in shaping the vision and direction of Wilmington's art environment over the decades. Bosworth strives to unite the scientific world with the art...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 147 more times through Mar 16

On Madison: Showcasing Our Own

The Delaware Contemporary

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Oct
21
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For 40 years The Delaware Contemporary has upheld its commitment to bring to the community the most innovative expressions of contemporary art. At the epicenter of what we do stands a devoted group of staff who work tirelessly to create exciting exhibitions, education programming, special events, deliver our marketing, manage our website, keep the building secure, and welcome visitors to the galleries. In the honor of our upcoming 40th anniversary, The Delawar...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 7 more times through Oct 27

Fusion

The Delaware Contemporary

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Oct
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The Fusion of glass, sand, and colorful paintings punctuate The Delaware Contemporary's newest exhibition by the complimentary, yet distinct, work of artists Allen C. Smith and Connie Zehr. The organic materials of Zehr's sand and glass installations paired with Smith's energetic, brightly colored oil paintings serve as symbols of metaphysical experience and observation. Large-scale paintings by Allen C. Smith manifest his process of color selection through a ...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 15 more times through Nov 4

In the Studio by Charles Allan Guerin

Mezzanine Gallery

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In the Studio, an exhibition of drawings by Charles Allan Guerin, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from October 5-26, 2018. Guerin received a 2018 Honorable Mention from the Delaware Division of the Arts for his works on paper. The artist will host a free opening reception on Friday, October 5 from 5-7 p.m. Guerin's current drawings are pure trompe-l'oeil, a slight-of-hand mixture of the real with the illustrated; two dimensional perspective with three...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Oct 25

Michael Doyle - New Paintings

Somerville Manning Gallery

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Oct
21
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Life’s richness is examined in Michael Doyle’s paintings, in which one finds intimate portrayals of interiors and landscapes. Doyle’s expressive brush strokes are accentuated by his experimentation with time-honored techniques. With his recent work, Doyle is exploring an expanded palette, with a wider range of colors than some may associate with his paintings. Doyle’s love of painting leads him to explore the relationships of objects to their surroundings thro...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 21 more times through Nov 10
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