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May 23 - 30, 2018 Events

Impermanence: Mystery, Transformation, Light

Delaware Art Museum

May
23
Wed
Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

This exhibition centers on impermanence, an essential tenet of Buddhism. Using drawings as symbols or metaphors for transitory life experiences, the eleven artists tell stories about lost innocence, fading memory, mortality, and the drawing process itself. Using traditional media, each artist offers insights into life’s fleeting nature.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 55 more times through Aug 5

#UnleashWithin Photo Challenge

The Delaware Contemporary

May
23
Wed
Family Focused INbudget Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), #winWilm (giveaway related), Acapella & Choral, Americana & Folk, Animals & Nature, Blues, Charities & Fundraising, Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Classical & Opera, Comedy, Country, Dance/Ballet, Educational (Family), Electronic & Dance (Music), Film, Food & Drink, Games & Trivia, Garden, Health & Wellness, Hip-Hop, History, Holiday, Jazz, Museum Exhibitions, Musical Theater, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Poetry & Spoken Word, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock, Science, Sports, Tech, Theater, Visual Arts, World

Our annual photo contest returns #inWilm... What Does Wilmington #UnleashWithin You?!  Show us now through July 31st for your chance to win your way INto the September Art Loop at The Delaware Contemporary!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 70 more times through Jul 31

Mary Pritchard ~ "Variations" - New Pastels

The Station Gallery

May
23
Wed
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Mary Pritchard is an award winning pastel artist from Chestertown, Maryland. Following a career in education administration at the University of Delaware, Mary returned to painting full-time. “Variations” explores favorite themes and landscapes from different angles, seasons, and times of day. Scenes from coastal Maine; barns of Chestertown, Maryland; and river grasses and reflections are included in this solo exhibit.

 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 3 more times through May 25

Collecting for The Future

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

May
23
Wed
Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

When Winterthur opened to the public in 1951, visitors toured a private collection assembled over several decades by Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969). He dreamed that his collection and 175-room home would “afford all those interested an opportunity to view and to study the conditions surrounding the early American home life.”...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 439 more times through Oct 16

Eye on Nature: Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin

Delaware Art Museum

May
23
Wed
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Born almost exactly 100 years apart, the American painter, Andrew Wyeth (1917–2009) and the British critic and amateur artist, John Ruskin (1819–1900) shared a life-long obsession for the close observation and finely rendered imagery of the world around them. This exhibition places the work of Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin together for the first time, examining their varying approaches to interpreting the natural world.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through May 27

Guardians of the Image Maker (Group & Programs Commemorating The 1968 Riots)

The Delaware Contemporary

May
23
Wed
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

The Delaware Contemporary presents Guardians of the Image Makers, an exhibition of select Delaware area artists paying tribute to Percy Ricks (1923-2008), founder of Aesthetic Dynamics, Inc. and pioneer of community arts education. This exhibition joins the citywide Wilmington 1968 series remembering the occupation and riots in Wilmington...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 33 more times through Jun 29

Riverwalk Mini Golf

Riverwalk Mini Golf

May
23
Wed
Family Focused INbudget Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Sports

Riverwalk Mini Golf is an 18-hole miniature golf course located right along the Wilmington Riverwalk! This beautifully lanscaped mini golf course was designed by Harris Miniature Golf of Wildwood, New Jersey and features many of the colors and plant life found along the Riverfront, including the iconic Tom Burke birdhouses...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 101 more times through Aug 31

The Figure: The Indicative and The Allusive (Group)

The Delaware Contemporary

May
23
Wed
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts
The Delaware Contemporary presents The Figure: The Indicative and the Allusive, an exhibition of twenty-two contemporary American artists offering new perspectives on the enduring power of the human figure in a transient world..Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 83 more times through Aug 26

Art IN Science

Alapocas Run State Park

May
23
Wed
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Science, Visual Arts

Returning to the Barn for a second year,the Art in Science exhibit educates visitors on the cutting-edge research taking place at University of Delaware and its potential impact on local, national, and international communities...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 11 more times through Jun 2

Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

May
23
Wed
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Top Pick
Garden, Museum Exhibitions

   A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden! The exhibition showcases whimsical and classic garden structures located throughout the Winterthur estate...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 593 more times through Jan 5

Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

May
23
Wed
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Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

  

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 229 more times through Jan 6

2018 Garden Insider: A Series of Garden Walks, Talks, and Demonstrations

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

May
23
Wed
Animals & Nature, Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Garden, History

Wednesdays, April–October 
11:00 am, Brown Horticulture Learning Center


Go behind-the-scenes with the experts! Each week Winterthur introduces you to a specialist who will share with you his/her insights and expertise about the Winterthur Garden and estate, its history, horticulture, or the environment. Presentations may be in the form of a walk, talk, or demonstration (or a combination). About 1 hour. Members free. Included with admission.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through May 30

The Ministry of Caring Recognition Banquet

Francis X Norton Senior Center

May
23
Wed
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Charities & Fundraising, Food & Drink

The Ministry of Caring hosts our Annual Recognition Banquet to honor a few of our most active, long-standing supporters — people who made serving vulnerable members of society a priority in their lives.

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Tasting Room Live Music

Twin Lakes Brewery

May
23
Wed
Food & Drink, Networking & Social Events

Come down to the Tasting Room every Wednesday for some live music and great beer! We've got different musicians playing every week, so stay tuned to social media for the inside scoop on who's playing when. We have some light food available from Sugarfoot Catering but also allow guests to bring their own food or order delivery to the tap room. See you all there!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through May 30

Date Night Throw Down

The Delaware Contemporary

May
23
Wed
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Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Plan a date night with friends, someone special, or your inner artist! Join Teaching Artist Tia Santana to throw clay down on the wheel, spin it, sculpt it, glaze it, then come back to pick it up. All materials included. Cash Bar. 

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