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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THE PUZZLING WORLD OF JOHN SLOAN

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

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” and...

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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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THE PUZZLING WORLD OF JOHN SLOAN

Sep 1, 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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Art is Tasty

Sep 1, 2015 - Dec 4, 2015

This event occurs monthly, on day 1 of every 1 month(s).

Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price). December 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth 2015  January 2: Bath Houses, William GlackensFebruary 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel RossettiMarch 6: Wild...

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Interior Monologues by Troy Richards

Sep 4, 2015 - Sep 25, 2015

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of work by painter Troy Richards called, Interior Monologues, during the month of September. The exhibition will be on view from September 4-25, with an opening reception on Friday, September 4 from 5-7 p.m. Richards' work is about focus and discipline as a response to the distractions of our contemporary...

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This Labor Day weekend, Stone Harbor, NJ plays host to the legacy of revered Master Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, when Ocean Galleries welcomes his great-grandson, Alexandre Renoir, for an exhibition of his impressionistic paintings.   “Renoir: Modern Day Impressionism” will be on display Friday, September 4 through Monday, September 7, 2015 from 10:00 AM until 10:00 PM at Ocean...

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This event occurs monthly, on the first Saturday of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

First Saturdays in the First State   Programs and events on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., check website for details: http://www.destateparks.com/PARK/first-state-heritage/programs/index.asp  Free admission! Something new every month! Discover Delaware's Capital

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This event occurs monthly, on the first Saturday of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

First Saturdays in the First State   Programs and events on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., check website for details: http://www.destateparks.com/PARK/first-state-heritage/programs/index.asp  Free admission! Something new every month! Discover Delaware's Capital

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