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.
Art is TastyThrough September 7
Point, Counter-Point: Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, Moe BrookerThrough April 29
Eye on Nature: Andrew Wyeth and John RuskinThrough May 27
Glory of StoriesThrough May 25
Nature Walk SeriesThrough May 20
Yoga in the GardenThrough May 19
Sunday StudioThrough March 11, 2019
Landscape PhotographyThrough June 4
Ferns and Flowers Monoprinting: 2-day workshopApril 28 - April 29
Poetry Reading by Larry KeltsApril 29
On Location Photography WorkshopsApril 29 - June 10
Mother's Day Weekend TeaMay 12
Impermanence: Mystery, Transformation, LightMay 19 - August 5
Nature SketchingMay 20
Happy HoursMay 24 - September 27
Summer Art CampJune 11 - August 17
Wilmington Write-inJune 23
Danny Lyon: Memories of the Southern Civil Rights MovementJune 30 - September 9
The Montgomery Bus Boycott: Drawings by Harvey Dinnerstein and Burton SilvermanJune 30 - September 9
Hank Willis Thomas Commission (TITLE TBA)July 14 - September 30
Community ForumsJuly 26 - August 23
Wilmington 1968: Commissioned PerformancesAugust 9 - September 16
Beyond I Have A DreamAugust 16
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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