The Golden Age of King Midas

May 5, 2016 - Nov 27, 2016

What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts, on loan from the Republic of Turkey, which tell the story of a very powerful ruler of the Phrygian kingdom in what is now central Turkey. King Midas lived in the prosperous city of Gordion, the...

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Sex: A History in 30 Objects

May 5, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016

Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016 Penn Humanities Forum on Sex. Thirty objects from the Museum’s vast international collections are presented in this survey; like the Native American pipe bag decorated with the Lakota two spirit,...

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RAIL EXPLORERS DELAWARE

May 5, 2016 - Jun 15, 2016

RAIL EXPLORERS Opens their Delaware Division! Partnering with the Wilmington & Western Railroad and the Delaware State Parks Rail Explorers brings their unique adventure to the railroads of Delaware. Opening in Delaware permanently in 2017, Rail Explorers is coming to Wilmington for a Limited 8 week 2016 season to celebrate the Wilmington & Western Railroad's 50th...

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RED

May 5, 2016 - May 8, 2016

Just what is art and who gets to decide?    Raw and provocative, this the 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Play paints a mesmerizing portrait of master abstract painter Mark Rothko as he works feverishly with his assistant, Ken, on the biggest commission in the history of modern art — a series of massive murals for New York’s Four Season’s restaurant.   But when Ken begins to...

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RED

May 5, 2016 - May 8, 2016

Just what is art and who gets to decide?    Raw and provocative, this the 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Play paints a mesmerizing portrait of master abstract painter Mark Rothko as he works feverishly with his assistant, Ken, on the biggest commission in the history of modern art — a series of massive murals for New York’s Four Season’s restaurant.   But when Ken begins to...

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RED

May 5, 2016 - May 8, 2016

Just what is art and who gets to decide?    Raw and provocative, this the 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Play paints a mesmerizing portrait of master abstract painter Mark Rothko as he works feverishly with his assistant, Ken, on the biggest commission in the history of modern art — a series of massive murals for New York’s Four Season’s restaurant.   But when Ken begins to...

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Yaprak Soysal - "My Human and I"

May 6, 2016 - May 27, 2016

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of photographs by Yaprak Soysal during the month of May. “My Human and I” is an exhibition of photographs featuring dogs. It will be on view from May 6-27, 2016, with an opening reception on Friday, May 6 from 5-7 p.m. Ms. Soysal attributes her interest in street and documentary photography to...

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Ed Bronstein: City Scenes & Still Lifes

May 6, 2016 - May 27, 2016

New paintings and drawings by Philadelphia artist Ed Bronstein are featured in a solo show. Ed’s new work includes still life paintings, landscapes and city scenes from Delaware and the Philadelphia area. Wine & Cheese Opening Reception to meet the artist is Friday, May 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. Show continues through May 27. Gallery hours: Weekdays from 9...

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Join our guides though historic Dover and its cemeteries by lantern light this spring. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Old Methodist Cemetery Friday, May 6 Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot – 375 S. New Street Travel among ornate grave markers to hear...

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Dover Days Celebration Held annually since 1933, Dover Days celebrates the Capital of the First State. An annual week-long celebration of Dover Days events takes place on April 30 - May 8; maypole dancing, a parade, concerts, craft fair, and many more events contribute to the festivities. For more information, visit www.doverdaysfestival.com...

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