Yaprak Soysal - "My Human and I"

May 27, 2016 - May 27, 2016

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The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of photographs by Yaprak Soysal during the month of May. “My Human and I” is an exhibition of photographs featuring dogs. It will be on view from May 6-27, 2016, with an opening reception on Friday, May 6 from 5-7 p.m. Ms. Soysal attributes her interest in street and documentary photography to...

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Looking to build your social network with fun and competition? Give tennis a try! It’s time to grab a racquet, your sneakers and some tennis balls and head to your local court to be part of a fun, social and healthy activity. Registration for USTA tennis leagues are now taking place across the country—the perfect way to play for those looking to enjoy the thrill of...

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Ed Bronstein: City Scenes & Still Lifes

May 27, 2016 - May 27, 2016

New paintings and drawings by Philadelphia artist Ed Bronstein are featured in a solo show. Ed’s new work includes still life paintings, landscapes and city scenes from Delaware and the Philadelphia area. Wine & Cheese Opening Reception to meet the artist is Friday, May 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. Show continues through May 27. Gallery hours: Weekdays from 9...

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Asteroids and comets are messengers from space with a significant effect on Earth’s history, and they are likely to influence the future as well. Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids, Meteors shares recent discoveries and cutting-edge planetary science with a variety of interactive, multimedia experiences, ranging from computer-based activities to a larger scale, “pod” where...

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Embroidery: The Language of Art

May 27, 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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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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Embroidery: The Language of Art

May 27, 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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RAIL EXPLORERS DELAWARE

May 27, 2016 - Jun 15, 2016

RAIL EXPLORERS Opens their Delaware Division! Partnering with the Wilmington & Western Railroad and the Delaware State Parks Rail Explorers brings their unique adventure to the railroads of Delaware. Opening in Delaware permanently in 2017, Rail Explorers is coming to Wilmington for a Limited 8 week 2016 season to celebrate the Wilmington & Western Railroad's 50th...

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The Golden Age of King Midas

May 27, 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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Sex: A History in 30 Objects

May 27, 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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