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After School Art Class

Join us every Tuesday for this fun and educational enrichment activity. Students will learn to draw pictures from a variety of themes, including woodland animals, creatures by the sea, creepy crawlers and dynamic dinosaurs! Our step-by-step method breaks the drawing down into simple shapes which students can easily master. We more...
08/18/2015 - 05/31/2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Adoption Information Session

There are thousands of children in temporary foster homes waiting for a loving, permanent, adoptive family. Interested in finding out more about adoption from foster care? Come to a session at one of our Children’s Choice locations to learn how to get started and to have your questions answered! Sessions more...
01/26/2016 - 12/27/2016 6:00 pm

The Poetry of Nature: A Golden Age of American Landscape Painting

Masterworks by Thomas Cole, Asher Durand, John F. Kensett, William T. Richards, William L. Sonntag, and other giants of the Hudson River School will be on view at the Brandywine River Museum Art from March 19 through June 12, 2016. Organized by New-York Historical Society from its vast holdings of more...
03/19/2016 - 06/12/2016 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Project Clean Stream – Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Chesapeake Bay Wide Event Description: Join the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay for our annual stream cleanup event. Cleanups occur across the Chesapeake Bay Watershed throughout the Spring. To volunteer at a cleanup site near you, or to sign up your organization to help, please visit: cleanstream.allianceforthebay.org or call or more...
04/08/2016 - 05/31/2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

New Terrains: American Paintings from Richard M. Scaife

New Terrains presents over twenty-five important works of American art from Richard M. Scaife, a Pittsburgh philanthropist and former trustee of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art. The exhibition showcases paintings by artists that are new to the collection, such as Hudson River School painters Martin Johnson Heade, John more...
04/08/2016 - 11/06/2016 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

The INSPIRE Lot Series

First Fridays: Full of Fun, Food and Fabulous Creativity! Please join us: May 6th – Nalani & Sarina June 3rd – Joy Ike August 5th – Brooks Long & The Mad Dog No Good September 2nd – The Souldaires October 7th – King Zimm Learn more: http://www.creativedistrictwilm.com/Events/The-Inspire-Lot-Series All Ages Welcome. more...
05/06/2016 - 10/07/2016 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Winterthur Invitational: 10 Years of Excellence

We are celebrating ten years of the Winterthur Invitational this May. Step back in time to see elegant automobiles of the country-estate era. Enjoy a series of displays of magnificent historic automobiles on select Saturdays in May. Each Saturday will feature a different thematic display and associated lecture. Visit our more...
05/21/2016 - 05/28/2016 All Day

Art Class with Karl J. Kuerner

Saturdays only. Immerse yourself in Kuerner Farm, a source of inspiration for Andrew Wyeth for over 70 years, and a featured property on the National Register of Historic Places, with an art class led by Karl J. Kuerner. As the grandson of two of Andrew Wyeth’s best-known subjects and a more...
05/21/2016 - 07/09/2016 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Antique Show Breakfast and Lecture

Join us in the museum café overlooking the scenic Brandywine River for a continental breakfast and lecture by Leslie B. Grigsby, curator of the decorative arts exhibition, Flowery Thoughts: Ceramic Vases & Floral Ornament at Winterthur. Museum doors will open at 8:45 a.m. with a continental breakfast starting at 9:00 more...
05/28/2016 9:00 am - 10:30 am

45th Annual Antique Show

Fine antiques, including furniture, rugs, porcelain, needlework and more, from 26 distinguished dealers from the mid-Atlantic and as far north as Maine and west to Michigan, will be on view and for sale. Proceeds from this annual fundraising event benefit the Volunteers’ Art Purchase Fund, and Art Education and Programming. more...
05/28/2016 - 05/30/2016 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Flowery Thoughts: Ceramic Vases & Floral Ornaments at Winterthur

Since antiquity, humans have been fascinated by the beauty of flowers. They created special containers to hold the blooms, reproduced flat images of flora on surfaces or, alternatively, modeled flowers in three dimensions. In this exhibit, Leslie B. Grigsby, Winterthur’s Senior Curator of Ceramics & Glass, presents a selection of more...
05/28/2016 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

“Wild Side” Shopping event

Ten Thousand Villages is releasing their new jewelry collection "Wild Side". Stop in from from 11am – 4pm to find your perfect piece. They will be donating 15% of all store sales on Saturday to Kids Runway for Research! Proceeds benefit Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Event Flyer: more...
05/28/2016 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Science Saturday – Against the Wind

Families work together to solve science mysteries and engineering challenges. This week’s program challenges families to design a car that goes fast or slow based on various aerodynamic principles. Activities are included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. more...
05/28/2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hebrew’s Cafe

Hebrews café is a happening place. Doors open at 6:30& show starts at 7pm. Music performance by Kira Shcherbakova. All our Welcome!!.Any questions call 994-0400 more...
05/28/2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A Passion for Collecting: Antiques Show Dealer Talks

Eight dealer talks on many topics. The 30-minute lectures will be held in the dealer booths & are included with Antiques Show admission. Advanced reservations please call 610-388-8318, or meet in the 1st floor lobby of the museum on 5/29 or 5/30 to register. Detailed schedule of talks for each more...
05/29/2016 - 05/30/2016 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

What’s for Dinner? A Tale of Two Gardens Walking Tour at Hagley Museum

Dig into two very different gardens – one fed the du Pont family and the other DuPont Company workers in the nineteenth century. This tour explores the socioeconomic factors influencing the architecture, produce, and the philosophies of each garden. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in admission and free more...
05/29/2016 1:00 pm

New Ark Chorale: American Tapestry XIII

Come celebrate Memorial Day weekend at the New Ark Chorale’s popular annual program of American music and patriotic songs. Featured in this concert is John F. Hudson’s “Newtown Psalm,” a four-part piece in memory of the Sandy Hook Elementary School victims. “Be Still and Know that I am God” by more...
05/29/2016 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Memorial Day – Hagley Welcomes Our Military

Free admission for active military and their families and for military veterans on Memorial Day. Come enjoy the day together at Hagley! more...
05/30/2016 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The DCH Farmer’s Market

Visit TheDCH's Urban Farmer and shop our locally grown, seasonal produce to benefit our Urban Agriculture programs. Supplies are limited, so get there early for the biggest selection of fresh produce. The stand is open Monday through Friday, May 31 to September 30 from 9 a.m. – noon. For more more...
05/31/2016 - 09/30/2016 12:00 am

Green Roof Tour

Tours depart from the Scott Arboretum Offices and are free and open to the public. Learn about the inner workings, benefits, and beauty of green roofs while exploring the three different roofs we have at the Arboretum. Please note the level of difficulty on these tours is higher than others more...
06/01/2016 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Bike and Hike

Hagley’s property will be open Wednesday evenings in June, July, and August for curious guests and families to bicycle or walk. Visit areas normally closed to foot traffic. Bring a picnic or dine at the Belin House Organic Cafe. Admission is $2 per person, and free for members and children more...
06/01/2016 - 08/31/2016 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Melonmanie

An evening of music featuring some provocative pairings of early and contemporary works. The musicians are Kimberly Reighley (flute), Donna Fournier (viola), and Tracy Richardson (harpsicord). All Ages. 7-8 p.m. more...
06/01/2016 7:00 pm

Special Members Event with Scott Arboretum: Todmorden

The event this year will be held at Todmorden, the home and garden of Gena and Jim Scanlan and the former home of Arthur and Edith Scott. Invitations with the time of the event will be mailed in early May; to become an upper category level member (Sponsor and above) more...
06/02/2016 12:00 am

DNA FILMWORKS FILM FESTIVAL

DNA FILMWORKS CHRISTIAN FILM FESITVAL is an independent film expo dedicated to the discovery and development of independent film artists and audiences. Through the Expo we seek to discover, support, and inspire independent film artists, and to introduce audiences to their new work. With the success of New World Order, more...
06/02/2016 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Ikebana Exhibit Art Show

The inspirational Japanese art of floral arranging will be on display for you to see and enjoy. Members of the Sogetsu Brandywine Study Group with advisor Midori Tanimune will exhibit their arrangements based on the design philosophies of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana in Tokyo, Japan. Both traditional and contemporary more...
06/03/2016 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm