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September 14, 2017 - September 14, 2018 Arts & Entertainment Events

The Fabric of Life: Works in Fiber by the Harmony Weavers Guild

Delaware Art Museum

Jan
03
Wed
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Visual Arts, World

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.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 10 more times through Jan 14

the seeing glass

Delaware Art Museum

Jan
03
Wed
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Science, Tech, Visual Arts

Inspired by the Delaware Art Museum’s Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Collection of Pre-Raphaelite Art, collaborators Troy Richards and Knut Hybinette will develop a pop-up virtual reality (VR) experience for the Pre-Raphaelite galleries. 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 10 more times through Jan 14

Special Exhibit: Here Be Dragons

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Jan
03
Wed
GET TICKETS
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Museum Exhibitions

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. 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Jan 7

Tableau: The Art of Richard Cleaver

Delaware Art Museum

Jan
03
Wed
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

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.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Jan 7

Eye on the Iconic Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jan
03
Wed
Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

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
 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Jan 7

Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jan
03
Wed
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Museum Exhibitions

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


For updated information on Winterthur’s programs, events, and exhibitions, connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @winterthurmuse and on SnapChat @winterthurmus.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Jan 7

Oddball Bingo

Oddity Bar

Jan
03
Wed
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Comedy, Games & Trivia

Every Wednesday night come on out to Oddity Bar for Oddball Bingo!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 479 more times through Mar 3

Tableau: The Art of Richard Cleaver

Delaware Art Museum

Jan
04
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

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.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through Jan 7

Yuletide at Winterthur

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jan
04
Thu
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History, Holiday, Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Discover one of the Brandywine Valley's most spectacular holiday showcases! Tour Henry Francis du Pont's dazzling former home decorated in holiday style. Enjoy visions of holidays past and discover exquisitely decorated Christmas trees, such as the majestic dried-flower tree! The theme this year is Treasures of Christmases Past.  The dollhouse will be on display in the galleries.  Continue to check the website for more information.

 
Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @winterthurmuse and on SnapChat @winterthurmus.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through Jan 7

An American Journey: The Art of John Sloan

Delaware Art Museum

Jan
04
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Educational (Family), History, Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Visual Arts, World

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.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 19 more times through Jan 28

The Fabric of Life: Works in Fiber by the Harmony Weavers Guild

Delaware Art Museum

Jan
04
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Visual Arts, World

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 »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 9 more times through Jan 14

the seeing glass

Delaware Art Museum

Jan
04
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Science, Tech, Visual Arts

Inspired by the Delaware Art Museum’s Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Collection of Pre-Raphaelite Art, collaborators Troy Richards and Knut Hybinette will develop a pop-up virtual reality (VR) experience for the Pre-Raphaelite galleries. 

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 9 more times through Jan 14

Special Exhibit: Here Be Dragons

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Jan
04
Thu
GET TICKETS
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Museum Exhibitions

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 »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through Jan 7

Gentle Yoga, Year-Round at Winterthur

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jan
04
Thu
Health & Wellness

Every Thursday, 9:00 am, Brown Learning Center


Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga class is open to all levels. We will practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. Led by Beth Sheehy. Bring Yoga mat, small towel, and a water bottle. Wear layers appropriate to the season. Classes are rain or shine.  Class will move outdoors as weather permits. Drop-in rate of $10.  No advance registration necessary.  Members may bring a friend.
 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 52 more times through Dec 27

Eye on the Iconic Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jan
04
Thu
Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

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
 

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through Jan 7
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