Fantasy and the Medieval Past

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE

For 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…

Free with Museum admission

I Sit and Sew: Tracing Alice Dunbar-Nelson

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE

For this Delaware Art Museum commission, Charles Edward Williams will commemorate the life of Alice Dunbar-Nelson (1875–1935), the poet and political activist who spent most of her career writing and…

Free with Museum admission

Afro-American Images 1971: The Vision of Percy Ricks

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE

In February 1971, the newly formed Delaware organization, Aesthetic Dynamics, Inc., presented its first major undertaking: the exhibition of over 130 works of art—drawings, prints, photographs, paintings, and sculpture—by 66…

Free with Museum admission

Highlands Live: Dr. Jamē McCray

Zoom

Ecologist, Choreographer and Ecotonic Movement Founder, Dr. Jamē McCray, joins us for a 30-minute discussion on her journey to The Highlands, how she combines science and dance, and much, much more. Link: https://bit.ly/3FTZyN7

Free

Art is Tasty: Howard Pyle’s Stained Glass

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE

Join us for a guided discussion of Pyle’s stained glass work, ""Anthony Van Corlaer, The Trumpeter of New Amsterdam,"" on view in the reinstalled American Illustration galleries. Registration required. Image: ""Anthony Van Corlaer, The Trumpeter of New Amsterdam"" (detail), stairway window designed for the Colonial Club at Broadway and 72nd Street, New York, NY, 1893-94.…

Free for Members, Free with Museum admission for Non-Members

Inside Look: Alma Thomas

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE

Join us for an inside look at Alma Thomas's "Spring--Delightful Flower Bed," in Afro-American Images 1971: The Vision of Percy Ricks. Rachel Kane, a Lois F McNeill Fellow in the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture at the University of Delaware, will lead our discussion in the gallery. Image: "Guardian of the Image Makers" (detail),…

Free for Members, Free with Museum admission for Non-Members

Wayne Morgan Quartet, presented by PNC Arts Alive

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE

You may not know this, but Wilmington is known as an organ jazz town. Come enjoy the legendary sound of the Hammond B3 with drummer Wayne Morgan’s Quartet. Their mix of jazz and Rhythm & Blues will have you dancing in your seat!

$10 – $15

Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols

Immanuel Highlands Episcopal Church 2400 W 17th StreetWilmington,

The Festival of Lessons and Carols is a service of scripture and song that dates to the late 19th century. In this service, we listen to nine Scripture lessons which recount the stories of hope and expectation of the coming of the Messiah. Each lesson is followed by a carol or other song that reflects…

FREE

Wilmington Ballet Nutcracker Livestream

Virtual DE

The Museum will livestream portions of “The Nutcracker” for subscribers and other viewers. Ahead of its December 17, 2021 opening at The Playhouse on Rodney Square, the Wilmington Ballet and guests will perform a half hour preview of the beloved seasonal ballet. Performing with the backdrop of Fusco Hall will help Wilmington Ballet build excitement…

$5

Museum Store Sale

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE

Shop this special sale during the Winter Arts Festival and beyond. Enjoy a 10% discount for all shoppers; 20% for Members. Come in and browse our supremely giftable merchandise, including art supplies, art instruction books, games, and more. (Consignment and already discounted items are not included in the sale.)

Highlands Live: Rossana Arteaga-Lopenza

Casa de Venezuela President, Rossana Arteaga-Lopenza, joins us for a 30-minute discussion on her journey to The Highlands, and efforts to advance the cultural heritage of Venezuela. Link: https://bit.ly/3FTZyN7

Free

Celebrate! Pyxis at the Holidays

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE

For their 13th season, Pyxis returns as the Museum’s classical ensemble in residence! This year Luigi Mazzocchi (violin), Jennifer Jie Jin (cello), and Hiroko Yamazaki (piano) will play as a trio in Fusco Hall, exploring the wealth of classical and contemporary piano trio literature. The concert includes instrumental versions of Gustav Holst’s In the Bleak…

$30 – $35