Timothy Barr - New Paintings

Sep 15, 2014 - Oct 4, 2014

Timothy Barr paints with a heightened sense of the relationship between color and light, infusing natural images with a serene and meditative radiance. He creates fine oil paintings of the colorful Pennsylvania countryside, including picturesque views of the Brandywine region and Southern Berks County; finding inspiration from his explorations of these specific landscapes.

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

Organized to coincide with the Museum’s showing of Independent Curators International’s Performance Now exhibition,Retro•active presents a historical view of this important genre. Performance art as a genre exploded onto the art scene in the mid-1960s and developed through the 1970s and 1980s to incorporate audience participation, dance, and video. Seven...

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The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of Turkey—is the focus of this large-scale photography exhibition. Sacred Spaces: The Photography of Ahmet Ertug, a two-part exhibition fittingly presented under the vaulted ceilings of the Museum's first...

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Love Letters

Sep 17, 2014 - Oct 5, 2014

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning two character play explores the bittersweet relationship between Andrew Makepeace Lad III and Melissa Gardner. Over the span of fifty years, the two sympathize (and amiably bicker) throughout marriages, children, divorces, love affairs, and careers that take them down different paths. As the actors read the letters aloud, what is created is an evocative, touching,...

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The Distinguished Lecture Series invites noted scholars to discuss the rich layers of history and ideas underlying the Delaware Art Museum’s collections. In the early 1960s, Yoko Ono bridged the art worlds between New York and Tokyo, facilitating creative artistic exchange among artists of both worlds. This talk by Dr. Midori Yoshimoto will highlight the imaginative work of Yoko Ono during...

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CLAY DATE

Sep 19, 2014

This event occurs every 2 week(s) on Friday.

Clay Date is back by popular demand! Led by Museum Studio Instructor. Clay Date is a different kind of evening activity for friends and dates to mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio. Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Space is limited, so sign up early! No experience necessary....

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Darlington is the perfect place to expose your little one to the arts! Join us for an age-appropriate project that will introduce children and their caregiver to new art materials and techniques. Come see what you can create together! Pre-registration required. Sign up online at www.darlingtonarts.org!  

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This Old Quilt

Sep 21, 2014

Learn about the care, cleaning, repair and storage of old and new quilts in the home.  Madge Ziegler, quilt specialist, will help identify information about your quilt such as age, technique, fabrics, so bring them along.  Examples from Madge’s collection will be used to illustrate theories and controversies of collecting and repairs.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration required by...

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