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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

Jul 23, 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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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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Kalmar Nyckel

Jul 23, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014

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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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Costumes of Downton Abbey

Jul 23, 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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Bugs: Outside the Box

Jul 23, 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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Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Dover On this tour you will visit by lantern light the Presbyterian Church of Dover’s historic cemetery, where many prominent Delawareans and their families are buried.  Among them is Delaware’s great statesman John M....

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Insects & Kites Take Flight

Jul 26, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon meandering through the Museum's exhibits, including BUGS:Outside the Box! Afterwards, take your kite for a friendly flight in the Museum's expansive back yard (kites avalible for sale in the Nature Nook). The South Jersey Kite Flyers will be on hand as guides and to show off some of their amazing kites. 9:30a.m.-4:30p.m. (Sat.); noon-4:30p.m. (Sun.)

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