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Organized to coincide with the Museum’s showing of Independent Curators International’s Performance Now exhibition,Retro•active presents a historical view of this important genre. Performance art as a genre exploded onto the art scene in the mid-1960s and developed through the 1970s and 1980s to incorporate audience participation, dance, and video. Seven...

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Forging Faith, Building Freedom

Aug 30, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014

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Forging Faith, Building Freedom: African American Faith Experiences in Delaware, 1800-1980, opening at the Delaware History Museum on September 27, 2013, will celebrate two important anniversaries. Two hundred years ago, in 1813, Peter Spencer founded the African Union Church, the first independent black denomination in the United States. The next year, he started the August Quarterly, the...

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Kalmar Nyckel

Aug 30, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014

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

The Kalmar Nyckel Offers a wide array of sailing opportunities - from April through October.  Guests are invited to haul lines, set sails, and enjoy tales of the original Kalmar Nyckel - or become a "pirate" with the crew of special pirate sails.

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The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of Turkey—is the focus of this large-scale photography exhibition. Sacred Spaces: The Photography of Ahmet Ertug, a two-part exhibition fittingly presented under the vaulted ceilings of the Museum's first...

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H2 Oh! Walking Tour

Aug 30, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014

This event occurs every 4 week(s) on Saturday.

Visitors discover the evolution of water power at Hagley from the water wheel to the steam engine and ways the DuPont Company harnessed the power of the Brandywine to make black powder for over 120 years.  Take a journey of innovation through the Hagley powder yards, including a stop at Hagley’s recent turbine restoration project bringing green energy back to the site.  Be prepared to get...

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Bugs: Outside the Box

Aug 30, 2014 - Sep 1, 2014

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A butterfly with a 5-foot wing span? A 10-foot tall beetle? When it comes to bugs, the Delaware Museum of Natural History has all the creepy crawly you can handle. 

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Costumes of Downton Abbey

Aug 30, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015

The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab your kind-of-cute fourth cousin (hey, it was normal in 1912) and check out the 40 costumes on display. Poor Lady Edith’s barely-worn wedding dress will be there, but we’ve got our fingers...

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