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April 21, 2017 - April 21, 2018 #INbudget ($0-$10) Events

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
24
Sat
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

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 range of popular literature, from romantic fiction and detective stories, to topics of import such as Cold War anxiety and juvenile delinquency. His work is a “time capsule” of an era when commercial artists helped to redefine American style and culture.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 62 more times through Sep 17

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860–1920

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
24
Sat
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions

The years 1860–1920 witnessed sweeping changes in book design, inspired by technological developments, marketing strategies, and shifting ideas about art. This exhibition will explore examples of collaborative commercial book projects, which emulate the attractive layouts and decorative bindings of private presses, and the growth of a literate public on both sides of the Atlantic.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 47 more times through Aug 27

Riverwalk Mini Golf

Riverwalk Mini Golf

Jun
24
Sat
Family Focused INbudget
#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 130 more times through Oct 31

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
24
Sat
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

Assemblage is a group of 17 women artists from the greater Philadelphia area. While the artists exhibit individually throughout the region, they work toward exhibiting collectively once a year. 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 52 more times through Sep 3

Spring into Summer ~ Group Show

The Station Gallery

Jun
24
Sat
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Spring into Summer ~ Oil paintings by Jim Barwick, Ed Bronstein, Gay Freeborn, and Bhavisha Patel. Philadelphia city scenes, still lifes, figures in interiors, and animal paintings are featured in a group show with a warm seasonal theme. Wine & Cheese Opening Reception Friday June 2, 5 – 8 PM Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 9 - 5, Saturday 10 – 3

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 7 more times through Jun 30

Yoga in the Garden

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
24
Sat
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Animals & Nature, Health & Wellness, Museum Exhibitions

Leading up to our summer exhibition, Craig Colorusso: Sound + Light, the Museum will be hosting bi-monthly yoga sessions in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. All ages welcome, some child-size mats available for use; adults please bring your own. $5 suggested donation.

May 13    Led by Jason Aviles of Flyogi
May 27    Led by Hunter Clarke-Fields
June 10    Led by Jason Aviles of FlyogiRead more »

Family Fun Day

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Jun
24
Sat
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Animals & Nature, Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Educational (Family), History, Science

Celebrate the great outdoors at our annual Family Fun Day! The Museum and local partner organizations will be leading hands-on activities focusing on outdoor fun in nature! Live animals, trail hikes, campfire complete with marshmallow roast, hands-on science, interactive presentations, crafts, and activities will be a part of the day’s outdoor celebration! 

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New Castle County Ice Cream Festival

Rockwood Museum & Park

Jun
24
Sat
Family Focused INbudget Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Food & Drink, Rock, Visual Arts

Experience family fun for children of all ages at the New Castle County Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park. Featuring vendors, live music, local restaurants, crafters and local creameries serving the region’s best ice creams, you won’t want to miss this!

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Andrew Wyeth

Somerville Manning Gallery

Jun
24
Sat
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INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Somerville Manning Gallery joins in celebration of the 100th birthday of Andrew Wyeth with an exhibition of original paintings June 6 To July 29, 2017. Wyeth is a pivotal artist in the international art scene who maintained his own form of realism during a shift from modernism to abstract expression. In the face of art world criticism that favored the current mode of abstraction, Wyeth steadfastly painted his own mind and style, using representationalism to express his deep innermost feelings and emotion. Careful examination of his subject and a multitude of studies was his style. 

The collection at Somerville Manning Gallery will include major works and studies in both watercolor, dry brush, and tempera, the mediums Wyeth used. Andrew Wyeth was a great influence on the art from the Brandywine Valley. Seeing an exhibition of his work at the Somerville Manning Gallery location, an old textile mill on the Brandywine River, allows the viewer to experience his painting in the light and atmosphere from which it was painted.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 26 more times through Jul 29

Unleash Within Photo Challenge

Various Locations IN Wilmington

Jun
25
Sun
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

inWilmington is excited to announce, IN partnership with the City of Wilmington, the #UnleashWithIN Photo Challenge, a 12-week Instagram-based photo contest open to all ages, skill levels and photography styles. We have one simple question: What does Wilmington unleash withIN you? We're hoping for a wide-range of answers told from all types of viewpoints. As someone who lives, works and plays downtown, I know how truly inspiring Wilmington is to its residents, workers and visitors and I hope together we can tell our community’s beautiful story...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 43 more times through Aug 6

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860-1920

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
25
Sun
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Museum Exhibitions

June 3, 2017 - August 27, 2017

This exhibition will investigate the trans-Atlantic concept of the ‘complete book,’ which took place between 1860 and 1910. During this 50-year period, the conflation of advances in print technology and the philosophy of the Arts and Crafts Movement led to a new aesthetic in book design. The integration of the book from content to cover as promoted by private press initiatives including William Morris’ Kel...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 64 more times through Aug 27

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
25
Sun
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

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 range of popular literature, from romantic fiction and detective stories, to topics of import such as Cold War anxiety and juvenile delinquency. His work is a “time capsule” of an era when commercial artists helped to redefine American style and culture.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 61 more times through Sep 17

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860–1920

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
25
Sun
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions

The years 1860–1920 witnessed sweeping changes in book design, inspired by technological developments, marketing strategies, and shifting ideas about art. This exhibition will explore examples of collaborative commercial book projects, which emulate the attractive layouts and decorative bindings of private presses, and the growth of a literate public on both sides of the Atlantic.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 46 more times through Aug 27

Riverwalk Mini Golf

Riverwalk Mini Golf

Jun
25
Sun
Family Focused INbudget
#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...

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 129 more times through Oct 31

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
25
Sun
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

Assemblage is a group of 17 women artists from the greater Philadelphia area. While the artists exhibit individually throughout the region, they work toward exhibiting collectively once a year. 

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 51 more times through Sep 3
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