September 14, 2017 - September 14, 2018 Arts & Entertainment Events
The Drama League presents the hysterical madcap comedy Moon Over Buffalo.Read more »
The first major retrospective exhibition of John Sloan’s work since 1988, An American Journey explores all facets of the artist’s long career: his work as an illustrator in Philadelphia, his famous depictions of New York City, his lively views of Gloucester, Massachusetts, and his fascinating studies of Santa Fe, New Mexico.Read more »
Founded in 1971, the Harmony Weavers Guild is dedicated to the making of cloth—a process involving time-consuming techniques. Created by hand, the works of art highlight attention to design and detail and to richness of color and of textures.Read more »
The Delaware Museum of Natural History has a new special exhibit, titled Here Be Dragons! This special exhibit is showing from September 30th - January 7th.Read more »
Stoneware tile pieces by Rhoda Kahler are inspired by nature with an organic mixture of abstraction and collage. Mitch Lyons continues to work with ceramics, producing clay monoprints and hand built vessels. Wine & Cheese Opening Reception to Meet the Artists - Friday, October 6, 5 – 8 PM. Show continues through October 28. Gallery Hours: 9 – 5 Monday – Friday; 10 – 3 Saturday.
Delaware Today’s Best of Delaware - Best Art Gallery 2017 Readers’ Pick UpstateRead 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 »
Abrazo de Colores – Contemporary Abstract Artist Yakime Akelá Brown to Show at the Historic Grand Opera House The historic Grand Opera House proudly welcomes back local artist Yakime Akelá Brown to the baby grand Gallery for the month of October. Yakime Akelá Brown presents a new series of contemporary abstract paintings in an exhibit entitled Abrazo de Colores, the theme of which alludes to how we each visually and mentally perceive color and its impact on ...Read more »
Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown, the first in a new Winterthur exhibition series entitled Eye on the Iconic, will feature the replica coronation gown worn in episode five, “Smoke and Mirrors,” of the Netflix series The Crown, a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Like the richly symbolic centuries-old coronation ceremony, the coronation dress is iconic—one of the most celebrated dresses of the 20th century and a symbol of a historical moment witnessed by millions around the world. The replica dress is also a true icon, created in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
Join us this fall beginning October 20, 2017, to view this very special dress and experience the rich connections an object like this one makes between the Queen, her people, and the world through the celebration and memory of important historical moments. And look for future presentations in the Eye on the Iconic series, each highlighting a single remarkable object.
Photo courtesy Alex Bailey, The Crown, Netflix
Re-Entry – A Performance Tribute to Veterans is a Delaware Division of the Arts supported project directed and choreographed by 2017 fellowship recipient A.T. Moffett. This dynamic performance piece begins with WWII and moves forward in time to present day military operations. Re-Entry blends dance choreography, original music, historic artifacts, and literary research with storytelling based on interviews with veterans and their families.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
Improv 101 teaches basic improv scene work and performance. We will learn skills like yes-anding, listening, and support, and use them to build characters and relationships.Read more »
Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday at 11:30am, 1:00pm and 2:00pm.Read more »
Improv 301 builds on the teamwork learned in 201 to create a dynamic and unique show.Read more »
Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21, 5:00pm -7:00pm
Trick-or-Treat at the Brandywine Zoo! Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Kids can trick-or-treat through the zoo as it gets dark in their Halloween costumes!
Fee: $5/person, Delaware Zoological Society Members are free
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802 www.brandywinezoo.org (302) 571-7747
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Grab your friends and come see THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW with a LIVE SHADOW CAST presented by Frankie's Midnight Runners!Read more »