Delaware Art Museum
Founded in 1912, the Delaware Art Museum is best known for its large collection of works by Wilmington native Howard Pyle and fellow American illustrators, a major collection of British Pre-Raphaelite art, urban landscapes by John Sloan and his circle, and a survey of American art from early 19th century through the present. Visitors can also enjoy the outdoor Copeland Sculpture Garden and a number of special exhibitions throughout the year.
Glory of StoriesThrough April 21, 2018
Tableau: The Art of Richard CleaverThrough January 7, 2018
The Fabric of Life: Works in Fiber by the Harmony Weavers GuildThrough January 19, 2018
Art is TastyThrough September 7, 2018
An American Journey: The Art of John SloanThrough January 28, 2018
the seeing glassThrough January 14, 2018
End-of-Year Writers' Gathering and CelebrationNovember 30
Inside Look SeriesDecember 7 - January 14, 2018
Winter Arts FestivalDecember 8 - December 9
Winter Solstice Labyrinth WalkDecember 21
Holiday Family FestivitiesDecember 27 - December 31
Performing Arts Series PreviewJanuary 11, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of ServiceJanuary 15, 2018
Concerts on Kentmere: Celebrating the Works and Career of John SloanJanuary 18, 2018
Curator ConversationJanuary 28, 2018
2018 Poetry Out Loud Semi-Finals: New Castle CountyFebruary 7, 2018
Point, Counter-Point: Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, Moe BrookerFebruary 10 - April 29, 2018
Chinese New Year Celebration: The Year of the DogFebruary 24, 2018
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.,
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday - Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday: Closed.
Admission (effective January 1, 2009)
Museum admission includes entry into all galleries, including the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. There is NO additional fee for any exhibitions.
Museum Members: Free admission every day
Sundays: Free* admission all day
*Museum admission is waived every Sunday thanks to major corporate sponsorship from AstraZeneca.
Paid Admission (Wednesday - Saturday for Non-Members)
Seniors (60+): $10.00
Students (w/valid ID): $6.00
Youth (ages 7-18): $6.00
Children (6 and under): Free
Families (up to 2 adults and 4 youth): $25
Driving Directions & Parking
Free parking available. The Delaware Art Museum is located on historic Kentmere Parkway in a quiet residential neighborhood.
DIRECTIONS FROM I-95
Traveling Northbound: In Delaware, take Exit 7 (Delaware Ave). From the exit ramp, turn left at the fourth light onto Delaware Ave. Follow Delaware Ave. to N. Bancroft Pkwy. Turn right onto N. Bancroft. Next, turn left onto Kentmere Pkwy. The Museum will be on your right.
Traveling Southbound: In Delaware, take Exit 7B (Delaware Ave). From the exit ramp, turn right at the first light onto Delaware Ave. Follow Delaware Ave. to N. Bancroft Pkwy. Turn right onto N. Bancroft. Next, turn left onto Kentmere Pkwy. The Museum will be on your right.
DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH ON RTE 202
Take RTE 202 South toward Wilmington. Exit at Augustine Cut-off (Just before the I-95 exit). Follow Augustine Cut-off untill it ends at Lovering Ave. Turn right on Lovering Ave. Make a slight right from Lovering Ave onto Kentmere Parkway.
The Museum is on the right.
DIRECTIONS FROM THE DELAWARE MEMORIAL BRIDGE
Merge onto I-95 N/US-202 N via the exit on the left toward Wilmington. Take Exit 7 (Delaware Ave). From the exit ramp, turn left at the fourth light onto Delaware Ave. Follow Delaware Ave. to N. Bancroft Pkwy. Turn right onto N. Bancroft. Next, turn left onto Kentmere Pkwy. The Museum will be on your right.
other: Admission fees are charged as follows: Adults (19-59) $12, Seniors (60+) $10, Students (with valid ID) $6, Youth (7-18) $6, and Children (6 and under) free. Admission fees are waived Thursdays 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Sundays 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. thanks to support from generous individuals. For more information, call 302-571-9590 or 866-232-3714 (toll free), or visit delart.org.
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19806
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