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Neshaminy Mall Carnival

May 12 - May 22
Neshaminy Mall, 707 Neshaminy Mall
Bensalem, PA 19020 United States
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Free admission and parking. Ride cost varies.

Experience the sights, sounds and aromas of the electrifying midway with exciting rides and games for all ages and deep-fried treats, sweets and other tasty carnival eats. Event admission and parking are free. Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $35 on site while supplies last or online before 4 pm May […]

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REMEMBRANCES, RECOLLECTIONS, AND RETROSPECT

January 22 @ 12:00 am - May 29 @ 12:00 am
The Delaware Contemporary, 200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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Group Exhibition January 22 - May 29, 2022 OPENING EVENT & ART LOOP FEATURED EXHIBITION: Friday, February 4, 2022 | 5 - 9 PM ON ART: Wednesday, February 9, 2022 | Airs at 6 PM Artist: Pallavi Padukone The feeling of nostalgia is universal; an innate human quality that employs our senses to recall comfort, […]

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CLOSE TO HOME

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - May 29 @ 5:00 pm
The Delaware Contemporary, 200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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Free

CLOSE TO HOME W.A.S Hatch January 22 - May 29, 2022 OPENING EVENT: Friday, February 4, 2022 | 5 - 9 PM during ART LOOP ART LOOP FEATURED EXHIBITION: Friday, March 4, 2022 5 - 9 PM ON ART: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Airs at 6 PM The intimacy of domestic life mixed with elements […]

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THE PLATFORM GALLERY

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - May 29 @ 5:00 pm
The Delaware Contemporary, 200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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THE PLATFORM GALLERY Karyn Olivier January 22 - May 29, 2022 OPENING EVENT: Friday, February 4, 2022 | 5 - 9 PM during ART LOOP ART LOOP FEATURED EXHIBITION: Friday, May 6, 2022 | 5 - 9 PM ON ART: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | Airs at 6 PM Tousled reeds, diagonal sheets of water, […]

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Everyday People: Highlights of the Civil Rights Movement from the Beverly Axelrod Papers

February 8 @ 8:00 am - May 14 @ 5:00 pm
Special Collections Gallery in Morris Library, University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 United States
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Free

The popular narrative of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s focuses on a handful of larger-than-life figures. In reality, the legal and social advances of the movement were not brought about by a chosen few, but fought for by innumerable individuals who gave their time, skills, careers and sometimes even their lives […]

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Multiple Middles: Maps from Early Modern Times

February 8 @ 9:00 am - May 14 @ 5:00 pm
Special Collections Gallery in Morris Library, University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 United States
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Free

What should be in the middle of a world map? Mapmakers have grappled with this question for centuries. The exhibition Multiple Middles: Maps from Early Modern Times explores various approaches to that question with maps from the Early Modern Period. Extending from the 16th to the 18th century, the maps, atlases and travel accounts on […]

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Faces and Facets – Crystals to Gemstones

February 8 @ 10:00 am - May 14 @ 4:00 pm
Mineralogical Museum in Penny Hall, University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 United States
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Free

There are approximately 5,700 known minerals, and only about 75 are considered gemstones—attractive minerals known for their color. Most gemstones are transparent and, once cut and polished, many are used in jewelry. Gemstone collections often contain soft or rare materials, but the gemstones used in jewelry need to be hard and durable. Jewelers, online shopping […]

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Art, Artifacts and Specimens from the Collectors Cabinet

February 8 @ 10:00 am - May 14 @ 4:00 pm
University of Delaware’s Old College Gallery, 18 East Main St.
Newark, DE
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Free

First organized during the Italian Renaissance, collectors cabinets were rooms full of various works of art, natural history objects and antiquities. These cabinets became a popular way to display objects from travels or items of personal interest. Collectors evolved into curators, classifying and interpreting the wide-ranging collections. In the same fashion, these cabinets or rooms […]

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Grounded Innovation: Pueblo Arts of Clay

February 8 @ 10:00 am - May 14 @ 4:00 pm
University of Delaware’s Old College Gallery, 18 East Main St.
Newark, DE
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Free

In the Pueblo nations of Arizona and New Mexico, pottery is an ever-changing art form. Visit Grounded Innovation: Pueblo Arts of Clay to learn how contemporary Pueblo artists innovate to strengthen bonds with their ancestors and homelands, rather than breaking them. The exhibition recognizes how the artists’ relationships to family, ecologies and the clay itself […]

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Gathered Together: Black Artists and the Collage Aesthetic

February 8 @ 10:00 am - May 14 @ 4:00 pm
Mechanical Hall Gallery, University of Delaware, 208 Mechanical Hall
Newark, DE
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Free

The medium of collage offers artists an inventive means of constructing a work of art, often incorporating everyday materials and found objects, such as newspapers, photographs and fabric. Gathered Together: Black Artists and the Collage Aesthetic explores the practice and visual strategies of collage, highlighting the University's collection of African American art. The exhibition presents […]

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‘I Wake Again’: Holly Trostle Brigham on Elizabeth Siddal

February 26 @ 10:00 am - May 29 @ 4:00 pm
Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkwat
Wilmington, DE
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Free with Museum Admission

In this exhibition Philadelphia-based figurative painter Holly Trostle Brigham investigates the life work of pre-Raphaelite artist, model, and muse Elizabeth Eleanor Siddal. Brigham’s interest in recovering women and women artists whose names have disappeared from the historic record is here focused on Siddal’s noteworthy creative output. Through the creation of an artist’s book tracing the […]

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Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection

March 12 @ 10:00 am - June 5 @ 4:00 pm
Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkwat
Wilmington, DE
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Free with Museum Admission

A celebration of beauty, Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection features more than 60 objects, spanning over 30 years of Tiffany’s prolific career. The exhibition showcases Tiffany’s innovative work in leaded and blown glass, including stellar examples of his famous windows, lamps, and vases. One of America’s most renowned artists, Louis Comfort Tiffany […]

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e. jean lanyon: The Magic Language

April 9 @ 10:00 am - August 7 @ 4:00 pm
Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkwat
Wilmington, DE
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Free with Museum Admission

The Delaware Art Museum celebrates the career of e. jean lanyon with this Distinguished Artist exhibition. Educated at Goddard College and Chouinard Art Institute, lanyon is well known for her work as a visual artist and poet. She has woven these two creative impulses together throughout her life. In 1979, lanyon was appointed Poet Laureate […]

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NARRATIVE: OBJECTIFIED

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - May 29 @ 5:00 pm
The Delaware Contemporary, 200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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Free

NARRATIVE: OBJECTIFIED Studios @ Group Exhibition May 5 - 29, 2022 Opening Reception: Friday, May 6, 2022 | 5 - 9 PM Narrative: Objectified by The Delaware Contemporary’s Studio Artists highlights personal objects and artwork held dear, and the narrative that surrounds them and their owners. The items exhibited are a glimpse into an interior […]

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May Group Show ~ New Paintings

May 6 @ 9:00 am - May 27 @ 5:00 pm
The Station Gallery, 3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE
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Free

Our May Group Show features new paintings with nature as a theme. Dreamy landscapes by Terry Anderson; Floral still lifes by Rosemary Castiglioni; Whimsical birds & bugs by Sue Ciccone; and majestic flowering trees & lotus ponds by Frank DePietro. Opening Reception to meet the artists Friday, May 6, 5 - 8 PM. Show continues […]

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Jacqueline Kennedy and H. F. du Pont: From Winterthur to the White House

May 7, 2022 @ 10:00 am - January 8, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE
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In 1961, an unusual partnership was formed when the youngest First Lady in American history, Jacqueline Kennedy, appointed a reserved octogenarian collector from Delaware, Henry Francis du Pont, to lead her project to restore the White House interiors. Du Pont brought credibility to Kennedy’s efforts and vision, and her enormous popularity lifted him onto the […]

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7:30 pm

Concert by Captain Blue’s Grass Band

May 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old State House Museum, 25 the Green
Dover, DE
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Free

Acoustic/folk/rock/Americana music. Presented in partnership with the Delaware Friends of Folk.

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