April 24 - May 1, 2019 Events
Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war
era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups.
When Winterthur opened to the public in 1951, visitors toured a private collection assembled over several decades by Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969). He dreamed that his collection and 175-room home would “afford all those interested an opportunity to view and to study the conditions surrounding the early American home life.”...Read more »
Come on out to Frawley Stadium and root, root, root for the boys IN blue. The Wilmington Blue Rocks 2019 Season is full of fun nights out with the fam, friends... whomever!Read more »
From the Brothers Grimm and Mother Goose to Dinosaur Bob and Bumble-Ardy, engaging stories and captivating images come alive in the art of picture books. We invite children and adults to climb into the magical world of children’s literature through this stunning collection of more than 100 original and imaginative illustrations...Read more »
Half-Price Wine bottles every Wednesday from open to closeRead more »
Design is everywhere we look and in everything we do, and math is behind it all. Behind every dance mix, there’s a beat. Behind every thrill ride, there’s velocity. Behind every half-pipe, there’s a vert ramp. Design Zone uses hands-on activities to show how design concepts become real world experiences in the arts, entertainment, and extreme sports. Get behind the scenes and create your own dance beat, rollercoaster, skate park, video game and more.Read more »
Our #UnleashWithin Photo Challenge winner is on display this month at The Delaware Contemporary! Come witness his fantastic eye for color, composition and photographic technique IN person...Read more »
Henry Bermudez's interest in visual representations of cultures and mythologies has appeared in his work in varying forms throughout his career. As he transcends time and national boundaries, he constantly searches for the mythological elements of his cultural roots and mythological stereotypes in contemporary culture...Read more »
Contemporary realist paintings inspired by close observations of the natural world. Much of Frank’s recent work focuses on lotuses, leaves, and water lilies from the ponds at Longwood Gardens.
“My paintings are inspired by close observations of the natural world… I attempt to capture ephemeral moments on canvas in a crisp and technically sharp manner… They are reflections of the relationship to the changing notion of what nature is and what meanings our relationships to it have given us.” - Frank DePietro
Opening Reception to Meet the Artist - Friday, April 5, 5 - 8 PM. Gallery Hours: 9 – 5 Monday – Friday; 10 – 3 Saturday.
Celebrating 40 Years in Business 1979 – 2019Read more »
TIME STILLED, MY HAIR NARRATIVE A Draper Experiment by Tia SantanaMarch 1 - April 28, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, March 1 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware Contemporary presents TIME STILLED, MY HAIR NARRATIVE by Tia Santana, the second exhibition of our Draper Experiment series. Santana’s work explores the mummification process through hair extensions worn by her, and questions history and permanence in both the physical and metaphorical. Santana que...Read more »
Dennis Beach shows new work at the Chris White Gallery in the Shipley Lofts Building. The opening reception coincides with the April 2019 Art Loop events. Beach received the 2018 Fellowship for sculpture from the Delaware Division of the Arts in the "established artist" category.Read more »
CHRISTINA on the WILMINGTON ART LOOP - EDWARD LOPER SR. GALLERY EXHIBITS Christina actively participates in Art Loop Wilmington, hosting exhibitions from local and regional artists. Receptions and gallery talks often accompany events, and all are free and open to the public. MARCH/APRIL - “EYE SHADOW” WOMEN’S ART EXHIBIT Eye Shadow -- a Bebe Ross Coker BrainChild -- is an exploration of lived themes from a woman's perspective. Subjects include nature, self- de...Read more »
A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden! The exhibition showcases whimsical and classic garden structures located throughout the Winterthur estate...Read more »
Tour with the Artist: Roderick Hidalgo
Enjoy this unique opportunity to experience BLACKOUT with artist, Roderick Hidalgo. These tours will allow viewers to fully immerse themselves in this body of work, and the thought processes behind it, as Roderick provides a peek into his creative motivation. This experience is meant to deepen the relationship between the viewer and the environment that emerges from this work. Roderick Hidalgo constructs an experience that places the viewer in a land of textures, objects, and structures. His work shifts between part painting and part sculpture where objects become habitats in a cellular aesthetic.
Space is limited. Preregistration is encouraged to secure a spot.Read more »
REGISTER NOW: https://www.decontemporary.org/blackout
Join us for a night of inspiration as we honor women ICONS, connect with remarkable Dames & Gents, enjoy amazing live music, dancing, food and wine.
Great Dames is throwing a party to celebrate 10 years of helping women discover their “Great Dameness.” The celebration honors women icons from Pennsylvania and Delaware, the home of the regional nonprofit. The names of the first icon honorees will be released in the coming months. The celebration will be held Wednesday, April 24 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hockessin Memorial Hall, Hockessin, Pennsylvania. Both men and women are invited to join in an evening of conversation, festivities and music.