Don’t miss Delaware’s best fireworks show! This members-only event is held each year, two Fridays in June. It is a spectacular evening of family fun. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Members who purchase tickets are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner, blankets, coolers, and chairs. Event includes raffles and silent auction with great prizes. This event is weather dependent; check...

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Date: June 24th Times: Varied Cost: $30/$25 for members per workshop, additional park fees dependent on site Brief Description: To join in on the adventurous spirit of Ansel Adams’ photography, the Biggs has collaborated with Delaware State Parks, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), and the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNEER) to host...

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The Wilmington Writers Conference series was organized in partnership with a group of local professional and aspiring writers. Using the Museum’s collection as a backdrop, this full-day conference will include a keynote presentation by novelist Christopher Castellani, sessions taught by area writers, a lunchtime discussion on Delaware’s literary history, and a panel discussion on the...

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Breakfast with the Beasts Saturday, June 24, 8:45-10:00am AND Saturday, August 5, 8:45-10:00am Have you ever wanted to have breakfast with a beast? Join us for a hot breakfast in the zoo and enjoy the zoo to yourself before it opens to the public. Enjoy your breakfast as the animals get theirs, as well as a special story and a live animal presentation. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather...

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Breakfast with the Beasts Saturday, June 24, 8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Have you ever wanted to have breakfast with a beast? Join us for a hot breakfast in the zoo and enjoy the zoo to yourself before it opens to the public. Watch the animals get served their breakfast; enjoy special story time and a live animal presentation. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting) Fee: $15 per...

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In The Dark

Jun 24, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017

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

The dark—a place of mystery. Sometimes scary, but always intriguing, darkness beckons exploration and represents the unknown. But it’s also a natural evolutionary selective pressure that has caused plants and animals to adapt to ecosystems like caves, the deep sea, the forest at night, and underneath the ground. Since prehistoric times, humans have sought to find utility in darkness, and...

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

This comprehensive and lively installation explores the work of one of America’s original “Mad Men.” McCauley (“Mac”) Conner (born 1913) created advertising campaigns for a variety of products during the decade when the advertising industry was at its height and centered on Madison Avenue. His illustrations for leading women’s magazines such as Redbook and McCall’s animated a wide...

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Stretch your imagination by designing your own rubber band-powered car. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities are included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. Admission: Adults:...

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Attention Crafters and Makers!  Animal Enrichment Workshop Sunday, June 25, 10:30-12:30 Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to entertain animals living at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll...

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Presented by the Regional Center for Women in the Arts. Join the Regional Center for Women in the Arts in celebrating the performances of local women artists with live poetry, a one-act play, and a contemporary dance performance by Pieces of a Dream. Connected programs are produced by the community, for the community. For a full list of events, details, and how to get involved, visit delart.org.

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