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May 19, 2017 - May 19, 2018 Museum Exhibitions Events

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

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
05
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 17 more times through Aug 27

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

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
05
Sat
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 23 more times through Aug 27

Summer Saturday at Hagley Museum

Hagley Museum and Library

Aug
05
Sat
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Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #winWilm (giveaway related), Educational (Family), Holiday, Museum Exhibitions

Spend a summer Saturday at Hagley, and enjoy fishing and barrel races on the Brandywine. Activities are included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Rocks and Roll Mills Walking Tour at Hagley Museum

Hagley Museum and Library

Aug
05
Sat
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#winWilm (giveaway related), Museum Exhibitions

Visitors explore the geology of the Brandywine Valley and its impact on the milling industry. Take home a piece of Delaware Blue Rock as a souvenir. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in admission and free for members. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.

Admission: Adults: $14; Students and Seniors: $10; Children 6-14: $5; Children 5 and under and Hagley Members: FREE

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Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
06
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. 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 21 more times through Sep 3

Unleash Within Photo Challenge

Various Locations IN Wilmington

Aug
06
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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The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
06
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.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 31 more times through Sep 17

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

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
06
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 16 more times through Aug 27

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

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
06
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 22 more times through Aug 27

Sights, Sounds, Smells Walking Tour at Hagley Museum

Hagley Museum and Library

Aug
06
Sun
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Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Science

Visitors experience an in-depth, hands-on tour focused on gunpowder production in the Hagley Powder Yard and visit production areas rarely seen by guests. This tour ends with an explosive finish. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in admission and free for members. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware

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

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
07
Mon
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 21 more times through Aug 27

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

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
08
Tue
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 20 more times through Aug 27

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
09
Wed
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 20 more times through Sep 3

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
09
Wed
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 30 more times through Sep 17

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

Delaware Art Museum

Aug
09
Wed
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 15 more times through Aug 27
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