Civil War Bus Tour

May 23, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015

June 13 and 14 – Saturday and Sunday Hagley and the Delaware Historical Society will host a bus tour to Five Forks Battlefield and Appomattox Court House National Historic Park. Guided by Justin Carisio, Civil War historian, the tour will highlight the role of the Delaware regiments in the final days of the Civil War. Reservations required by May 11. Visit www.hagley.org for more information...

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William D. White

May 23, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015

Regional artist William D. White presents his first major exhibition, Vision and Voice. This exhibition reintroduces the work of the Wilmington, Delaware illustrator, muralist and painter William D. White (1896-1971). This artist’s varied and significant career spans some of the country’s most intense moments of the 20th century as well as the final days of the golden age of...

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“Unraveling Stories” Exhibition

May 23, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015

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

This experimental exhibition invites visitors to dig deeply into one object. Explore the stories that a large, hand-made hooked rug has to tell about the artistic tradition of hooked rugs, science of experimental materials used in its making, and story of the du Pont family on the Brandywine as illustrated by a member of the family.  Included in regular admission and free for members but...

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American and European Masters

May 23, 2015 - May 30, 2015

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

The Masters show returns, featuring artists such as Theodore Earl Butler, Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase, Charles Courtney Curran, Stuart Davis, Helen Frankenthaler, Marsden Hartley, Hans Hofmann, George McNeil, Kenneth Noland, Maurice Prendergast, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Mark Rothko, Everett Shinn, John Sloan, Esteban Vicente, Andrew Wyeth, N.C. Wyeth, and more…

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Unraveling Stories

May 23, 2015 - Jul 19, 2015

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

This experimental exhibition invites visitors to dig deeply into one object. Explore the stories that a large, hand-made hooked rug has to tell about the artistic tradition of hooked rugs, science of experimental materials used in its making, and story of the du Pont family on the Brandywine as illustrated by a member of the family.  Included in regular admission and free for members but...

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ELLIOTT ERWITT: DOG DOGS

May 23, 2015 - May 24, 2015

Elliott Erwitt barks at dogs. According to the renowned photographer, that is how he has caught some of his most memorable canine images. Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs features 65 of Erwitt’s best pictures of dogs. Photographed around the world between 1946 and 2004, this selection demonstrates the artist’s affectionate eye and love of surrealist juxtapositions. Funny, poignant, and...

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Dig into two very different gardens – one fed the du Pont family and the other DuPont Company workers in the 1800s. This tour explores the socioeconomic factors influencing the architecture, produce, and the philosophies of each garden. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in admission and free for members. offered at 11:00 am and again at 2:00 pm. Reservations requested, call...

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Bowers Beach Buccaneer Bash

May 23, 2015 - May 24, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 2 day(s).

Pirates are coming to Bowers Beach for the 3rd annual event.  These authentic reenactors will teach about local pirate Levi West, and other pirates who lived around the Delaware Bay.  There will be a weekend encampment with period vendors and live music (by The Brigands), food and craft vendors, activities for children, demonstrations, skits, etc.  Friday night, May 22nd, from 6pm to...

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