Civil War Bus Tour

May 7, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015

June 13 and 14 – Saturday and Sunday Hagley and the Delaware Historical Society will host a bus tour to Five Forks Battlefield and Appomattox Court House National Historic Park. Guided by Justin Carisio, Civil War historian, the tour will highlight the role of the Delaware regiments in the final days of the Civil War. Reservations required by May 11. Visit www.hagley.org for more information...

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Helena van Emmerik-Finn "A World of Color"~ New Pastels This show features a mix of pastel paintings including landscapes, beach scenes and animals. Helena enjoys the medium of pastel because it gives her the freedom to work in a spontaneous style with the immediacy of a bold, impressionistic application.  Wine & Cheese Opening Reception to Meet the Artist – Friday, May 1, 5 – 8 PM.  

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Spring Blooms

May 7, 2015 - May 31, 2015

On View April 4 Through May 31 When the first yellow buds of witch hazel appear, we know life is returning to the Gardens. With flowering trees, daffodils, and more than 240,000 tulips bursting into bloom, Spring Blooms creates a symphony of color like no other season. Wander through our acres of spring... and come to life. In April, the Idea Garden and Flower Garden Walk burst into bloom...

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This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork and pottery. Embellished with hearts, flowers, birds and other traditional motifs, these objects reveal a love of color, design, and whimsy. Most are functional, but others were made “just for nice”...

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“Unraveling Stories” Exhibition

May 7, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This experimental exhibition invites visitors to dig deeply into one object. Explore the stories that a large, hand-made hooked rug has to tell about the artistic tradition of hooked rugs, science of experimental materials used in its making, and story of the du Pont family on the Brandywine as illustrated by a member of the family.  Included in regular admission and free for members but...

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Prehistoric marine reptiles that ruled the primeval seas more than 100 million years ago are taking over Adventure Aquarium on the Camden Waterfront for a limited-time exhibit starting January 16. Five thousand square feet of large-scale skeletons, ancient fossils and more than 20 life-size replicas will be on display to teach guests about the most intriguing sea monsters that ever existed –...

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ELLIOTT ERWITT: DOG DOGS

May 7, 2015 - May 24, 2015

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Elliott Erwitt barks at dogs. According to the renowned photographer, that is how he has caught some of his most memorable canine images. Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs features 65 of Erwitt’s best pictures of dogs. Photographed around the world between 1946 and 2004, this selection demonstrates the artist’s affectionate eye and love of surrealist juxtapositions. Funny, poignant, and...

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95th Wilmington Flower Market

May 7, 2015 - May 9, 2015

95th Annual Wilmington Flower Market The 95th Annual Wilmington Flower Market will be held at Rockford Park in Wilmington on May 7th, 8th and 9th, Thursday and Friday, 10 AM to 8 PM, and Saturday, 10 AM to 7 PM, the three days just before Mother's Day.  This fun-filled event is eagerly awaited by market-goers of all ages in the region and state. Flowers and plants of all kinds are available...

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Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was an Irish writer and poet who became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Wilde’s retelling of the beheading of John the Baptist became the controversial play, Salomé, and was banned on the London stage in 1893. Illustrators have been attracted to its rhythmic prose and subject matter ever since. Oscar Wilde’s Salomé: Illustrating...

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