THE PUZZLING WORLD OF JOHN SLOAN

Jul 31, 2015 - Sep 6, 2015

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated newspapers. The Puzzling World of John Sloan will explore this little-known facet of Sloan’s early newspaper career, presenting more than 25 works from the Museum’s collection. On view for the first time,...

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THE PUZZLING WORLD OF JOHN SLOAN

Jul 31, 2015 - Sep 6, 2015

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated newspapers. The Puzzling World of John Sloan will explore this little-known facet of Sloan’s early newspaper career, presenting more than 25 works from the Museum’s collection. On view for the first time,...

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During the 1970s and 1980s, Wilmingtonians witnessed a flourishing artistic community and the establishment of many of the cultural pillars that continue to support the visual and performing arts within the city today. Organizations such as the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, the Delaware Humanities Forum, and the Delaware Theatre Company were founded during this period, as well as...

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Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries.  Visit by candlelight, the historic churchyard of Christ Episcopal Church. Encounter characters from the past to hear not only tales of the tombstones, but also tales of joy and sorrow from those who are...

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Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries.  Join historical interpreters from the First State Heritage Park dressed in colonial attire as they relate the stories of historic Dover. The Dover’s public square was the site of markets and fairs,...

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Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries.  Join historical interpreters from the First State Heritage Park dressed in colonial attire as they relate the stories of historic Dover. The Dover’s public square was the site of markets and fairs,...

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WILMINGTON ARTISTS GALLERY TALKS

Aug 20, 2015 - Sep 17, 2015

This event occurs monthly, on the third Thursday of July, August and October.

Discover the creative energy and trends of Wilmington’s artistic community during the 1970s and 1980s with gallery talks led by artists featured in Dream Streets: Art in Wilmington 1970–1990. July 16: Photography with Terence Roberts, Flash Rosenberg, and Carson Zullinger August 20: Painting in the 1980s with Mary Page Evans, Robert Straight, and Stephen Tanis September...

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Bill Maher

Aug 23, 2015

For more than 20 years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television.  First on Politically Incorrect (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last thirteen years on HBO’s Real Time, Maher’s combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 34 Emmy nominations. This same combination was on display in Maher’s 2008...

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Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries.  On this tour you will visit by lantern light the Presbyterian Church of Dover’s historic cemetery, where many prominent Delawareans and their families are buried.  Among them is Delaware’s great...

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Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries.  On this tour you will visit by lantern light the Presbyterian Church of Dover’s historic cemetery, where many prominent Delawareans and their families are buried.  Among them is Delaware’s great...

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