The Golden Age of King Midas

Jun 29, 2016 - Nov 27, 2016

What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts, on loan from the Republic of Turkey, which tell the story of a very powerful ruler of the Phrygian kingdom in what is now central Turkey. King Midas lived in the prosperous city of Gordion, the...

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HISTORICAL EXHIBIT : Brotherhood and Determination: The Story of Beebe Healthcare Brotherhood and Determination: The Story of Beebe Healthcare, is an historical exhibit that will be on display at The Lewes Historical Society from May - October of 2016 and is free and open to the community. For exhibit hours, contact The Lewes Historical Society at 302.645.7670 or visit...

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Embroidery: The Language of Art

Jun 29, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017

The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that skill, whatever the materials or techniques. In the 18th century a distinction began to be made between fine art, which included only painting, sculpture, and architecture, and applied or decorative...

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Registration is open for our second annual Hook-In to take place on July 30, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  Hagley welcomes hookers (artists who practice the art of rug hooking) to gather and collaborate, share ideas, and enjoy a day together. Vendors will be present with equipment, patterns and more.  In addition to attending the hook-in, you will be able to tour our historic residence which showcases...

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Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the Americas, this scholarly exhibition is the first, Pan-American study to explore how craftsmen across North, Central, and South America adapted Asian styles in a range of media—from furniture to...

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Sex: A History in 30 Objects

Jun 29, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016

Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016 Penn Humanities Forum on Sex. Thirty objects from the Museum’s vast international collections are presented in this survey; like the Native American pipe bag decorated with the Lakota two spirit,...

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Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns. This exhibition asks “Did you buy the car you needed or the car you wanted?” Included in regular admission and free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.  Extended until January 1,...

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Embroidery: The Language of Art

Jun 29, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017

The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that skill, whatever the materials or techniques. In the 18th century a distinction began to be made between fine art, which included only painting, sculpture, and architecture, and applied or decorative...

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Wednesdays at Winterthur

Jun 29, 2016 - Oct 26, 2016

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Join us at Winterthur's Brown Horticulture Learning Center for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin at 11:30 am on Wednesdays from April to October (except August).  Included with all admission tickets, Members free. Walks last 45-60 minutes. No reservations necessary. Dress for the weather and wear walking shoes....

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