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June 2020

The Delaware Contemporary’s NEW public art project – The Platform Gallery!

June 5 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 6:00 pm
The Delaware Contemporary, 200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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Free

Announcing our NEW public art project - The Platform Gallery! STEPPING OUT TO STEP IN Theresa Chromati June 5 - November 30, 2020 The Delaware Contemporary is excited to announce the unveiling of The Platform Gallery, the launch pad for our public art initiative on the exterior of our building with three monumental, exuberant, and empowering figurative compositions by Theresa Chromati. A key goal for 2020 is to raise the profile of art in our community and make it accessible…

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September 2020

“STEPPING OUT TO STEP IN” -Theresa Chromati Exhibition at The Delaware Contemporary

September 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - January 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Free

STEPPING OUT TO STEP IN Theresa Chromati September 11, 2020 - January 8, 2021 Opening Reception: Friday, September 11 | 5 - 9 PM 6 PM | Poetry Performance by Jasmine Combs 7 PM | Gallery Talk with artist Theresa Chromati, Associate Professor Tiffany E. Barber*, and exhibition curator Kristen Hileman Stepping Out to Step In began with the debut of The Delaware Contemporary's public art initiative on June 5th, featuring three monumental outdoor banners by Theresa Chromati. Taken together…

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“We the People, for Show or for Sure” by Chawky Frenn at the Delaware Contemporary

September 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - January 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Free

WE THE PEOPLE, FOR SHOW OR FOR SURE Chawky Frenn September 11, 2020 - January 8, 2021 OPENING EVENT: Friday, September 11 | 5 - 9 PM Chawky Frenn's We the People, for Show or for Sure features forty-seven mixed media paintings executed on posters of the Constitution. These works represent Frenn's response to the timeless manipulations of power and wealth, and their timely manifestations in Citizens United, the Revolving Door, deliberate injustice, and perpetual wars. The paintings summon the…

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“Farthest From the Ordinary” Friends Juried Exhibition at the Delaware Contemporary

September 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - January 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Free

RIVERFRONT 20/20 Juried Exhibition September 11, 2020 - January 8, 2021 OPENING EVENT: Friday, September 11 | 5 - 9 PM On the heels of our 20th year on the riverfront, The Delaware Contemporary celebrates innovation and the creative spirit in our juried Riverfront 20/20 exhibition. This call for artworks sought a visual dialogue by artists of the Mid-Atlantic region examining diverse approaches to built environments, natural terrain, and relationships to community. Artists chose to respond to The Delaware Contemporary's…

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“Riverfront 20/20” Juried Exhibition at The Delaware Contemporary

September 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - January 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Free

RIVERFRONT 20/20 Juried Exhibition September 11, 2020 - January 8, 2021 OPENING EVENT: Friday, September 11 | 5 - 9 PM On the heels of our 20th year on the riverfront, The Delaware Contemporary celebrates innovation and the creative spirit in our juried Riverfront 20/20 exhibition. This call for artworks sought a visual dialogue by artists of the Mid-Atlantic region examining diverse approaches to built environments, natural terrain, and relationships to community. Artists chose to respond to The Delaware Contemporary's…

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Fantasy and the Medieval Past Exhibition at Delaware Art Museum

September 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - January 31, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkwat
Wilmington, DE
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Free with Museum Admission

September 26, 2020 - January 31, 2021 For the past 150 years, Americans have been fascinated by the medieval past. Drawing from the work of contemporary illustrators Tony DiTerlizzi, Leo and Diane Dillon, and Ian Schoenherr, as well as historical works from the Museum’s Howard Pyle collection, this exhibition takes a look at the fantasy medieval realms of some of our beloved young adult reads. From magical creatures, castle complexes, and images of knighthood, prepare to be transported into re-imaginations…

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October 2020

Art Fitness: The Price is Right Workout at the Delaware Contemporary

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$10

THE PRICE IS RIGHT WORKOUT Saturday, October 10, 2020 12 - 2 PM | $10 Placing a monetary value on your art can be an art fitness challenge! Learn what determines art-pricing and exercises to help you price and prepare your work for an exhibition or sale. Presenter: Rebecca Moore, Director of Somerville Manning Gallery

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The Delaware Contemporary’s Curatorial Portfolio Review

October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$20

CURATORIAL PORTFOLIO REVIEW - 4 spots left! Wednesday, October 14, 2020 20 minute time slots from 5 - 7 PM | $20 The style of this review offers multiple opinions by members of our Curatorial Department and will offer new perspectives on your work to improve your professional fitness.

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Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection at the Delaware Art Museum

October 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - January 10, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkwat
Wilmington, DE
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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 worked in nearly all of the media available to artists and designers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries—glass, ceramic, metalwork, jewelry, and painting.…

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Delart Readers: Book Club

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkwat
Wilmington, DE
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Free

Last Thursday of the month (except for November is the 3rd Thursday and NO meeting in December ) 6:00 pm Free Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections. RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email ejarvis@delart.org. The Museum Store will carry many of the titles in this year’s DelArt Readers lineup, as indicated below. The store will have the titles available approximately a month before they will be discussed…

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