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October 13, 2017 - October 13, 2018 Visual Arts Events

Abrazo de Colores

Grand Opera House

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Oct
26
Thu
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

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 »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Oct 30

Jon Redmond | New Paintings

Somerville Manning Gallery

Oct
26
Thu
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

With a studio in Philadelphia and a house in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, Jon Redmond’s current show offers a fresh view of his popular subject matters of choice, urban architecture and still lifes that juxtapose the natural and man-made.  Unusual angles and the absence of figures blur the difference between residential dwellings and commercial businesses, but pops of bright color pull the viewer’s attention through the windows to the vibrant energy that undoubtedly exists within.  He finds complex angles and shapes in his subject matter and showcases them in his paintings. These forms, whether created by dramatic shadows or fleeting rays of sunshine, come together to create the abstract compositions he enjoys most. He also recognizes the beauty and simplicity of light falling on the objects he chooses for his still lifes. Redmond ultimately seeks to capture his viewer’s interest by interpreting subjects through his distinctive, painterly style.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 13 more times through Nov 11

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

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Oct
26
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
 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 64 more times through Jan 7

Bellevue Hall "Spirits" Tour

Bellevue State Park

Oct
26
Thu
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Visual Arts

As we turn off the lights, and we’re consumed by the night, be very sure that you can survive a good fright.
 

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An American Journey: The Art of John Sloan

Delaware Art Museum

Oct
27
Fri
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#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 68 more times through Jan 28

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

Delaware Art Museum

Oct
27
Fri
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#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 58 more times through Jan 14

Tableau: The Art of Richard Cleaver

Delaware Art Museum

Oct
27
Fri
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#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 53 more times through Jan 7

The Coffin Ball Art Show

Talleyville Frame Shoppe and Gallery

Oct
27
Fri
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Group show featuring coffin shaped artwork by some of the areas best local artists...

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Rhoda Kahler & Mitch Lyons ~ "Twogether"

The Station Gallery

Oct
27
Fri
Visual Arts

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 Upstate

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through Oct 28

Creating Brilliance: A 21st-Century Look at 19th-Century Lighting

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Oct
27
Fri
Visual Arts

Join lighting specialists and enthusiasts, museum and historic house curators, students, and preservation and technology experts for a two-day symposium focused on material and social histories of artificial light in North American interiors.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through Oct 28

Abrazo de Colores

Grand Opera House

Main event image
Oct
27
Fri
GET TICKETS
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

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 »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through Oct 30

Jon Redmond | New Paintings

Somerville Manning Gallery

Oct
27
Fri
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

With a studio in Philadelphia and a house in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, Jon Redmond’s current show offers a fresh view of his popular subject matters of choice, urban architecture and still lifes that juxtapose the natural and man-made.  Unusual angles and the absence of figures blur the difference between residential dwellings and commercial businesses, but pops of bright color pull the viewer’s attention through the windows to the vibrant energy that undoubtedly exists within.  He finds complex angles and shapes in his subject matter and showcases them in his paintings. These forms, whether created by dramatic shadows or fleeting rays of sunshine, come together to create the abstract compositions he enjoys most. He also recognizes the beauty and simplicity of light falling on the objects he chooses for his still lifes. Redmond ultimately seeks to capture his viewer’s interest by interpreting subjects through his distinctive, painterly style.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 12 more times through Nov 11

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

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Oct
27
Fri
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 63 more times through Jan 7

Glory of Stories

Delaware Art Museum

Oct
27
Fri
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

Glory of Stories introduces young visitor to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 62 more times through Dec 28

The Coffin Ball Art Show

Talleyville Frame Shoppe and Gallery

Oct
28
Sat
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Group show featuring coffin shaped artwork by some of the areas best local artists...

Read more »
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