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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Juried Craft Exhibition

Nov 19, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019

For more than 90 years, the Delaware Art Museum has showcased contemporary craft by artists working locally and throughout the region. The Museum’s first juried Contemporary Crafts Show was formally established in 1958. Since then, a rich array of woodwork, ceramics, furniture, jewelry, textiles, metalwork, glass, enamel, and leather has been selected by jurors from museums and...

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Working Conditions Art Exhibition

Nov 19, 2018 - Dec 14, 2018

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4  – December 15, 2018 Monday - Friday, 10am-6pm   Asian American lives are shaped by the concept of labor, whether working in factories overseas, as caretakers in the United...

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Yuletide at Winterthur

Nov 19, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

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

Make your plans now to enjoy the best the season has to offer at Yuletide at Winterthur. Henry Francis du Pont’s home will soon be decked out in holiday style with traditions from history and the du Pont family on display along with new inspirations from our outdoor exhibition, Follies, as well as our indoor exhibition, Dining By Design. You won’t want to miss our majestic dried-flower tree...

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Gifts from the Hotel du Pont Collection

Nov 19, 2018 - Jan 13, 2019

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

In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C. Wyeth, Frank Schoonover, and Edward Loper. Adorning the building’s public spaces, the hotel’s collection was formed over several decades to support local artists. The Museum is honored to keep...

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

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden! The exhibition showcases whimsical and classic garden structures located throughout the Winterthur estate.   Follies are architectural constructions, often extravagant...

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Pre-Raphaelite painter and women’s rights campaigner Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891) was an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Landscape was Bodichon’s preferred genre, and her style reflects Pre-Raphaelite principles of careful observation and detailed rendering.  As a tireless reformer and champion of women’s rights, Bodichon developed strategies to...

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Tilton Mansion History Tour and Meal

Nov 19, 2018 - Jan 31, 2020

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

Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per person for lunch; $45 per person for dinner, with groups 10 or more. Set menu. For groups under 10, à la carte menu. Tour included with meal.

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From Here to There: Special Exhibit

Nov 19, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

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

Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make learning about gravity, friction, and the laws of motion fun. Ride a hovercraft to experience how air pressure works, adjust wind speed to form fabric into an airfoil, and float your sailboat to...

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Embroidery: The Thread of History

Nov 20, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of embroidery as historical documents that can deepen our understanding of women’s lives. It considers how needlework has been used to remember the past, document the present, and look forward to the...

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