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January 13, 2019 - January 13, 2020 Visual Arts Events

Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jul
07
Sun
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Animals & Nature, Garden, Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden! The exhibition showcases whimsical and classic garden structures located throughout the Winterthur estate...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 183 more times through Jan 5

Unity by Design: Midcentury Modernism at Winterthur

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jul
07
Sun
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Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Now through July 28, 2019

Winterthur has a secret. Scattered throughout the various offices, storage rooms, and libraries of our extensive campus is a midcentury modern furniture collection. Represented in this group of furnishings is an incredible spectrum of Knoll and Herman Miller objects purchased as early as 1957. Unity by Design explores the perceived juxtaposition of midcentury modernism at an institution rooted in traditional Americana. This lived collection of approximately 150 objects provides an exciting opportunity to both evaluate how American design operates in a cross-generational context and explore how midcentury modernism was and is experienced.

Visitors will be wrapped up in a midcentury modern interior as they explore the evolution of this distinctly American design movement. They will have the opportunity to take an in-depth look at the construction of midcentury modern furniture to better understand how industrialization and technical innovation influenced the design of these objects. Don’t miss this opportunity to see Winterthur’s first gallery exhibit on midcentury modern furniture! Exhibit is in the Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery. Included with admission. Members free.

 

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Winterthur

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 19 more times through Jul 28

Disney Scissor artist Keith Donaldson

Delaware Children's Museum

Jul
07
Sun
Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Visual Arts

Disney Scissor artist Keith Donaldson returns to the DCM this summer! For one day only, Keith will be at the DCM doing his amazing hand-cut paper silhouettes. 
 

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Summer Group Show & Framing Sale

The Station Gallery

Jul
08
Mon
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Our Summer Group Show features a variety of styles & media including paintings, wood collage, ceramics, art glass and jewelry. Annual custom framing sale - 15% off all framing orders placed in July. Summer Hours: Monday – Friday 9 – 5 (No Opening Reception in July) Celebrating 40 Years in Business 1979 – 2019

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 18 more times through Jul 31

#UnleashWithin Photo Challenge

Various Locations IN Wilmington

Jul
08
Mon
Family Focused INbudget Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), #winWilm (giveaway related), Acapella & Choral, Americana & Folk, Animals & Nature, Blues, Charities & Fundraising, Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Classical & Opera, Comedy, Country, Dance/Ballet, Educational (Family), Electronic & Dance (Music), Film, Food & Drink, Games & Trivia, Garden, Health & Wellness, Hip-Hop, History, Holiday, Jazz, Museum Exhibitions, Musical Theater, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Poetry & Spoken Word, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock, Science, Sports, Tech, Theater, Visual Arts, World

Our annual photo contest returns #inWilm... What Does Wilmington #UnleashWithin You?!  Show us on INstagram for your chance to win your way INto the September Art Loop at The Delaware Contemporary... 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 28 more times through Aug 4

AMPHIBIAN RELATIONSHIPS

The Delaware Contemporary

Jul
08
Mon
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

AMPHIBIAN RELATIONSHIPS
By artist No. 223

July 8 - October 31, 2019

Opening Reception: Friday, August 2, 2019
5 - 9 PM during Art Loop

The Delaware Contemporary presents an exhibition of 40 new works created in both China and the United States by Chinese contemporary artist, No. 223 (a.k.a. Zhipeng LIN) as part of an initiative promoting cultural exchange. Amphibian Relationships marks the first solo exhibition of No. 223's works in the United States. The featured works represent the status of divergence and dissociation in different cultural backgrounds as it affects identity, living conditions, and emotional linkages. Urban emotions are dissected through a documentary lens and the scope of deconstruction by recording raw, honest desires.

The work of No. 223 is influenced by American photographer William Eggleston through storytelling with color, composition, portraiture, or details of life. Since 2004, No. 223 started using photography to share emotions and personal narratives. His visual language employs simplicity, often blurring the images to explore the relationship between people and utilitarian items in different times and places. For example, the relationship between fruit and glass, the connection of table, chair, and bed, the association of lights and shadows cast at night. The linkage of sexual organs and lace fabric create a disconnection of the absurd or the suspicious that reflect the untraceable youth of all adults. Following his various roles as media practitioner, author, and independent publisher, No, 223 gradually learned the amphibious voices and rules lingering between his own artistic world and the outside world. Those voices led him to dig for the truth of oneself and of the world, while absorbing different perspectives to calm the exterior spirit of events.

While No. 223 is passionate about time alone, he is equally passionate about urban life, travel, food, and communicating emotional ties, never forgetting to record those subtle and extraordinary occasions with his camera. His motto is "What You See Is What You Get." Another one of No. 223's influential contemporary photographers, Wolfgang Tilmans, once expressed during an interview with Art Review, "I insist that what you see somehow was in front of the lens. I want people to trust this as a basic given." This statement underscores the notion that artists remain loyal to cross-examination and exposing the truth of human relationships and hidden emotions. As such, No. 223 invites the viewer to consider his views, however opposing, that lead to coexistence and tolerance.

No. 223, a.k.a. Lin Zhipeng, was born in Guangdong province, China and graduated from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies with a major in Finance. Lin is a photography artist, writer, and independent publisher, now based in Beijing. He constructed a blog titled North Latitude 23 posting his personal photographs and words which garners over a million views. He has contributed to numerous creative and fashion magazines as editor and writer and has produced photo shoots for magazines such as Vice, S magazine, VISION, iLOOK and City Pictorial, and brands such as United Nude, Converse, Nike, Glaceau Vitamin Water and Bacardi. He also produced video works such as SANSAR, SCENE and Xanthium. Since 2005, he began a self-publishing project including three volumes of photography entitled My Private Broadway, and an independent, creative magazine project, TOO Magazine. In 2012, he published a photography works collection entitled NO.223 in Taiwan, and a personal travel book entitled SATELLITE OF LOVE in China. In 2016 he published a photography book HIDDEN TRACK in France. His photography works were included in 3030:NEW PHOTOGRAPHY IN CHINA, Elephant, Back to Black & White, and Asian Creatives.

Curated by Willie Yao, China Initiatives Creative-in-Residence

DuPont I Gallery

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Nemours Plaza – Mini Market

Nemours Plaza

Jul
08
Mon
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Americana & Folk, Charities & Fundraising, Comedy, Educational (Family), Film, Food & Drink, Games & Trivia, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Poetry & Spoken Word, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock, Visual Arts, World

Our summer pop-up market begins Thursday, June 13th, from 11 AM – 2 PM in the “Nemours Plaza” - located at the intersection of Tatnall St. and Delaware Ave. (between the Brandywine Building and the Nemours Building, Downtown Wilmington DE). There will be activities scheduled in the plaza space throughout the summer months. Event schedule will be updated weekly 
 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 44 more times through Sep 5

One by Katie Lillard

Mezzanine Gallery

Jul
08
Mon
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

The Mezzanine Gallery will feature an exhibition of paintings and photographs by Middletown artist Katie Lillard. The exhibition, called “One,” will be on view from July 5-26, 2019. The artist will host a free opening reception on Friday, July 12 from 5-7 p.m.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 15 more times through Jul 26

Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jul
08
Mon
GET TICKETS
Animals & Nature, Garden, Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden! The exhibition showcases whimsical and classic garden structures located throughout the Winterthur estate...

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 182 more times through Jan 5

Nemours Plaza – Mini Market

Nemours Plaza

Jul
09
Tue
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Americana & Folk, Charities & Fundraising, Comedy, Educational (Family), Film, Food & Drink, Games & Trivia, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Poetry & Spoken Word, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock, Visual Arts, World

Our summer pop-up market begins Thursday, June 13th, from 11 AM – 2 PM in the “Nemours Plaza” - located at the intersection of Tatnall St. and Delaware Ave. (between the Brandywine Building and the Nemours Building, Downtown Wilmington DE). There will be activities scheduled in the plaza space throughout the summer months. Event schedule will be updated weekly 
 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 43 more times through Sep 5

Summer Group Show & Framing Sale

The Station Gallery

Jul
09
Tue
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Our Summer Group Show features a variety of styles & media including paintings, wood collage, ceramics, art glass and jewelry. Annual custom framing sale - 15% off all framing orders placed in July. Summer Hours: Monday – Friday 9 – 5 (No Opening Reception in July) Celebrating 40 Years in Business 1979 – 2019

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 17 more times through Jul 31

John Singletary's Anahata

The Delaware Contemporary

Jul
09
Tue
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Film, Visual Arts

Out from the cloak of darkness emerges a fantastical universe of images that seem to exist in both the past and the present simultaneously. Drawing from an ancient visual language, Singletary seamlessly bridges history with the contemporary by capturing his meticulous and intimate choreography with an open-spectrum camera in his one-of-a-kind UV light studio using sophisticated OLED monitors...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 66 more times through Sep 22

#UnleashWithin Photo Challenge

Various Locations IN Wilmington

Jul
09
Tue
Family Focused INbudget Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), #winWilm (giveaway related), Acapella & Choral, Americana & Folk, Animals & Nature, Blues, Charities & Fundraising, Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Classical & Opera, Comedy, Country, Dance/Ballet, Educational (Family), Electronic & Dance (Music), Film, Food & Drink, Games & Trivia, Garden, Health & Wellness, Hip-Hop, History, Holiday, Jazz, Museum Exhibitions, Musical Theater, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Poetry & Spoken Word, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock, Science, Sports, Tech, Theater, Visual Arts, World

Our annual photo contest returns #inWilm... What Does Wilmington #UnleashWithin You?!  Show us on INstagram for your chance to win your way INto the September Art Loop at The Delaware Contemporary... 

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

One by Katie Lillard

Mezzanine Gallery

Jul
09
Tue
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

The Mezzanine Gallery will feature an exhibition of paintings and photographs by Middletown artist Katie Lillard. The exhibition, called “One,” will be on view from July 5-26, 2019. The artist will host a free opening reception on Friday, July 12 from 5-7 p.m.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 14 more times through Jul 26

Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jul
09
Tue
GET TICKETS
Animals & Nature, Garden, Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden! The exhibition showcases whimsical and classic garden structures located throughout the Winterthur estate...

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 181 more times through Jan 5
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