September 26 - October 3, 2017 Events
Half-Price BurgersRead more »
Family Story of Migration, an exhibition of paintings by Yolanda Chetwynd, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from September 1-29. An opening reception to meet the artist will be held on Friday, September 8 from 5-7 p.m. For this exhibition, she created a series of 10 paintings that tell the story of her husband’s family saga of migration from Pakistan to India after the Partition of India in 1947.
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Benjamin West. John Singleton Copley. Rembrandt Peale. We’re familiar with their paintings, but how much do we know of their challenges in establishing themselves as recognized artists of their times?Read more »
Frauds. Fakes. Trickery. Deceit! Put on your CSI hat and investigate some of the most clever and costliest deceptions of our time in the captivating exhibition Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes.
Learn tricks of the trade from master forgers, what gets faked and why, how scientific methodology assists in spotting fakes, and more! Compare real and fake works, and then ask yourself, “Do you see what you think you see?”
Enjoy related programming, including fascinating lectures with experts, our documentary film series on famous forgers, and Winterthur After Hours.
Interested in reserving a group tour? Please call 800.448.3883, e-mail, or visit the webpage for tickets
Under the Influences, exhibition at Somerville Manning GalleryRead more »
The Chelsea Tavern Flight Club in the Underground. What is the club all about? We can't tell you...Read more »
What do dreadlocks symbolize in popular culture and what is the history behind this hairstyle choice? By deciding to grow his own dreadlocks, author Dr. Bertram Ashe explores these questions along with the reactions of strangers and family in his book, Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles. Using humor and self reflection, Ashe explores the effects of his choice in his personal life, while delving deeper into the political and social identity of dreadlocks...Read more »
What do dreadlocks symbolize in popular culture and what is the history behind this hairstyle choice? By deciding to grow his own dreadlocks, author Dr. Bertram Ashe explores these questions along with the reactions of strangers and family in his book, Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles. Using humor and self reflection, Ashe explores the effects of his choice in his personal life, while delving deeper into the political and social identity of dreadlocks.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 6:00 p.m. at the Delaware History Museum, Copeland Room 504 North Market Street Wilmington, DE 19801. This event is FREE.
About Dr. Bertram Ashe, Associate Professor of English, University of Richmond.
Dr. Ashe earned an MA in English at Virginia Commonwealth University and a doctorate at the College of William and Mary. His research focuses on late twentieth-century and early twenty-first century literature and culture. Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles (Chicago: Agate, 2015), his current book, explores issues of black male identity, black culture, and black hair by narrating the journey of locking his hair while also exploring the history and cultural resonances of the dreadlock hairstyle in America.Read more »
Every Tuesday night Chelsea Tavern is putting our brain cells to good use by hosting Geeks Who Drink! Not just your normal trivia, Geeks Who Drink gives you 8 rounds of 8 questions, you can have a group as small a 1 or as large as 6. There are theme rounds, a visually based round and you even have the ability to "joker" a round by doubling your points, just to name a few happenings in the game. There is no cost to play but trust me when I say you wont be able ...Read more »
Bonus Stage returns to 1984 with All-Pro showcase!Read more »
Cards Against Humanity on Tuesdays at Oddity Bar!Read more »
Half-price Wine WednesdaysRead more »
Richard Cleaver creates elaborate figurative sculptures full of hidden compartments to capture the lives and secrets of historical figures and personal acquaintances. Cleaver received his bachelor of fine arts degree from Maryland Institute College of Art and completed a master of fine arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.Read more »
The 2017 season of the Downtown Wilmington Farmers Market at Rodney Square will begin May 3rd and operate every Wednesday, rain or shine, through October 25th from 10:00 AM. until 2:00 PM, except for June 21st for the Jazz Fest.
The Downtown Wilmington Farmers Market opens for business every Wednesday in beautiful Rodney Square, between 10th & 11th Streets and Market & King Streets. Centrally located, Rodney Square has been the ...Read more »
WORLD PREMIERE! 1938. A small town. A mysterious carnival. And two boys bent on escaping the midway of life to find adventure, and themselves. The hypnotic power and dark poetry of Ray Bradbury's classic novel Something Wicked This Way Comes sings and seduces in this bold new musical...Read more »