Established Color by Thomas Del Porte

Sep 20, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Established Color, an exhibition of vibrant still life paintings by Thomas Del Porte, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from September 7-28, 2018. Del Porte received a 2018 Fellowship in Visual Arts: Painting. The artist will host a free opening reception on Friday, September 7 from 5-7 p.m. In his work, Del Porte intends to tell a visual story within each stroke of paint. His...

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

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 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as valuable artifacts today. In this exhibition, explore how forgeries were made, why they were created and how they were debunked. Whether outright forgeries, historic practical jokes or cases of...

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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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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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Explore the politics of hunting in the Arctic while viewing the new exhibition “’The World Is Following Its People’: Indigenous Art and Arctic Ecology.” A University of Delaware doctoral student in art history will lead the discussion. For more information, visit library.udel.edu/special/.   Image caption: Qavavau Manumie, Birds Holding World, Moon, c. 1988-2000. Crayon and marker...

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Happy Hours

Sep 20, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Enjoy live music on the terrace with friends or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled throughout the summer. Cocktails and specialty drinks available for purchase. Dogs are welcome outside on the Terrace and in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. For the month of September, Happy Hours will...

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Listen to Delaware artists Dennis Beach and Robert Straight discuss their art and the process of abstraction. In addition the gallery talk, view the exhibition From Color and Form to Expression and Response: Abstract Art at University of Delaware. Through the exhibition, explore how abstract paintings, drawings and sculptures can prompt reactions ranging from visceral and emotional to...

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Timothy Barr

Sep 20, 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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