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Husband and wife painters, Kirk McBride and Lynne Lockhart exhibit over 40 new paintings in a two-person show. Lynne is known for her expressive yet anatomically accurate oil paintings of animals and birds. Kirk will show collections of his cityscapes and nautical scenes, including works from East Coast cities and harbors, Italy and Cuba. Opening Reception to Meet the Artists - Friday,...

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

The Delaware Art Museum commissioned a project by New York-based artist Hank Willis Thomas which explores identity, history, and the actions motivating contemporary society. Thomas will interpret and employ archival materials from the Delaware Historical Society and photographs of the 1968 demonstrations and National Guard occupation in Wilmington taken by News Journalstaff for the creation of...

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Gifts from the Hotel du Pont Collection

Sep 22, 2018 - Jan 13, 2019

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In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C. Wyeth, Frank Schoonover, and Edward Loper. Adorning the building’s public spaces, the hotel’s collection was formed over several decades to support local artists. The Museum is honored to keep...

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The intimate vision of each artist—a mingling of reality and invention—blends the natural world with abstract shapes. Whether in luminous or subdued colors, these forms conjure up a cityscape or countryside. Patterns may suggest solid objects or floating fragments. The small scale of the works draws us into the vision for a closer look. This exhibition is organized by the Delaware Art...

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

In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an interconnected environment; they recognize that the land, ocean and atmosphere respond to human behavior. The prints, drawings, stone sculptures, woven baskets, bone carvings and handmade dolls on display in this...

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

Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art provides a two-way encounter between the artist and the viewer; the meaning is a combination of the artist’s process and the viewer’s response to it. Through this exhibition, explore how abstract...

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

Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by Irénée du Pont prior to 1930 and later gifted to the University of Delaware. Kunz, who became vice president of Tiffany & Co., began collecting minerals at an early age near his home in New Jersey and...

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Spotlight Tours

Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Enjoy a tour of the Museum’s Collection through a new lens. Free. Saturdays, September 15 & 22, October 6 & 13 | 2:00 p.m. Local Pride: Art and Artists from Greater Wilmington https://www.delart.org/event/spotlight-tours-fall2018/

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Timothy Barr

Sep 22, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018

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...

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