Yuletide at Winterthur

Nov 18, 2017 - Jan 7, 2018

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

Discover one of the Brandywine Valley's most spectacular holiday showcases! Tour Henry Francis du Pont's dazzling former home decorated in holiday style. Enjoy visions of holidays past and discover exquisitely decorated Christmas trees, such as the majestic dried-flower tree! The theme this year is Treasures of Christmases Past.  The dollhouse will be on display in the galleries.  Continue...

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the seeing glass

Nov 18, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018

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

Inspired by the Delaware Art Museum’s Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Collection of Pre-Raphaelite Art, collaborators Troy Richards and Knut Hybinette will develop a pop-up virtual reality (VR) experience for the Pre-Raphaelite galleries. Titled the seeing glass, the work imagines the world inside the circular mirror hanging in the background of Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s La Bella Mano (1875)....

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“Holidays at Hagley” Exhibit

Nov 24, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018

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

The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the celebration of Twelfth Night. This display features toys, games and dolls. Exhibit included in admission. Free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. The museum will be...

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Thanksgiving Weekend Family Programming

Nov 24, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017

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

Bring your family and out-of-town guests to enjoy activities, crafts, and games. Sample historic holiday dishes inspired by nineteenth-century recipes from “The Hagley Cookbook,” play hide-the-thimble and other parlor games, and dress up in nineteenth-century clothes for a picture-perfect memory. Included in admission and free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in...

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Santa Claus Express

Nov 25, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday and Sunday.

Why stand in line at the mall and wait to see Santa, when you can ride our train and have Santa come to you? The Jolly Old Elf himself rides the train and greets everyone on board, and gives all children a chocolate treat. And he may bring Mrs. Claus with him! Be sure to bring your camera and have Santa pose for pictures with your child during this 1½-hour round-trip to Ashland. Departure...

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  University of Delaware presents Serafin String Quartet on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. A Sublime Strings Series Concert Featuring Mozart String Quartet in Bb Major, K. 458 “Hunt”; Shostakovich String Quartet No.7, Op. 108; and Brahms String Quartet No. 2 in a Minor The University of Delaware's Roselle Center for the Arts: Gore Recital Hall 130 Amstel Avenue, Newark, DE,...

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Celebrate and connect with writers from the 2017 Wilmington Writers Conference and Fall Free Writes! Participants are encouraged to form a critique or writing group with fellow writers and bring their own writing to share with colleagues or read aloud during an open mic session. Participants will also learn how they can get involved with planning writing events for 2018. Beer, wine, and food...

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Landscape painter and John Sloan enthusiast Philip Koch will explore Sloan’s work, influences, and painting process from an artist’s point of view in the exhibit An American Journey: The Art of John Sloan.  Image: Path through Rocks and Bushes, 1914. John Sloan (1871–1951). Oil on canvas, 20 × 24 inches. Delaware Art Museum, Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1963. © Delaware Art Museum /...

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Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 at 3:00 PM at The Academy Of Vocal Arts To commemorate our 15th Anniversary Season, Lyric Fest is proud to announce the Stasiuk & Farion Composer-in-Residence, Benjamin C.S. Boyle. Boyle has produced a stunning body of art song that brings together his lyric and pianistic gifts with an an affinity for exquisite verse. Repertoire including “Ophelia,” “Songs of...

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Winter Arts Festival

Dec 8, 2017 - Dec 9, 2017

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

Friday, December 8 | Noon – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 9 | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Mark your calendars to celebrate the winter season at the Museum. Shop for holiday gifts from our 18 artisans, listen to festive music performed by local choirs, and enjoy special creations and décor provided by our Museum Council. A full list of artisans and performance times will be available this...

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