This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork and pottery. Embellished with hearts, flowers, birds and other traditional motifs, these objects reveal a love of color, design, and whimsy. Most are functional, but others were made “just for nice”...

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THE PUZZLING WORLD OF JOHN SLOAN

Aug 28, 2015 - Sep 6, 2015

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated newspapers. The Puzzling World of John Sloan will explore this little-known facet of Sloan’s early newspaper career, presenting more than 25 works from the Museum’s collection. On view for the first time,...

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During the 1970s and 1980s, Wilmingtonians witnessed a flourishing artistic community and the establishment of many of the cultural pillars that continue to support the visual and performing arts within the city today. Organizations such as the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, the Delaware Humanities Forum, and the Delaware Theatre Company were founded during this period, as well as...

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

This is the first major exhibition to explore the life and career of children’s book writer and illustrator, Bernard Waber (1921-2013). Through over 90 original illustrations and other artifacts, including newly discovered sketches and manuscripts, Lyle, Lyle explores the sometimes silly, but always poignant characters and worlds Waber created in more than 30 picture books over the course of...

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

This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork, and pottery. Embellished with hearts, flowers, birds, and other traditional motifs, these objects reveal a love of color, design, and whimsy. Most are functional, but others were made “just for nice” and...

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Art of the Print

Aug 28, 2015 - Aug 31, 2015

August 8-August 31: “Art of the Print” Four Gallery Artists present work in Wood cut, Serigraph and Intaglio printing.  Opening Reception Saturday August 8th 5:00-7:30PM.  Peninsula Gallery Fine Art and Framing 520 E. Savannah Rd, Lewes.  Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-3 pm, www.peninsula-gallery.com, 302-645-0551.

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THE PUZZLING WORLD OF JOHN SLOAN

Aug 28, 2015 - Sep 6, 2015

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated newspapers. The Puzzling World of John Sloan will explore this little-known facet of Sloan’s early newspaper career, presenting more than 25 works from the Museum’s collection. On view for the first time,...

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Carryout Crab Feast

Aug 28, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015

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

Having a family vacation in Ocean City? Host a traditional Eastern Shore Crab Feast at your place! Lay out the paper and get your mallets and seafood seasoning ready - our $69 Carryout Crab Feast has all you need to feast tonight! The Carryout Crab Feast includes 1 dozen medium crabs, 8 pieces of fried chicken & rolls, half pound steamed spiced shrimp, 4 ears of corn, 1 quart...

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This event occurs weekly, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip train ride up the Red Clay Valley to our Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover to have a picnic or simply admire the natural surroundings. Our Mt. Cuba Meteor is a relaxing way to spend a weekend afternoon with family or friends. This event is powered by our diesel locomotives. Departures: 12:30 & 2:30 PM   **July 26th is a...

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