The Delaware Art Museum galleries, its spacious sculpture garden, and spectacular special exhibitions are a perfect addition to any Wilmington getaway. With free parking and a new café hidden inside, the museum will become your go to every time you visit the area.
To finish out 2022 and through 2023, the museum will have four major exhibitions you just can’t miss!
A Marriage of Arts & Crafts: Evelyn & William De Morgan
October 22, 2022 – February 19, 2023
The first retrospective of Victorian power couple Evelyn & William De Morgan makes its debut at the Delaware Art Museum. This visually stunning exhibition brings together Evelyn’s richly symbolic, Pre-Raphaelite paintings and William’s shimmering Arts and Crafts ceramics.
Estampas de la Raza: Contemporary Prints from the Romo Collection
April 1, 2023 – May 28, 2023
Estampas de la Raza chronicles the unique heritage, history, and experience of Mexican Americans and Latinos in an exhibition of 61 eye-catching screen prints and lithographs. The prints showcase Pop Art style, powerful messages from the Chicano art movement, and Mexican icons like Frida Kahlo and Che Guevara.
What Might You Do? Christian Robinson
July 1, 2023 – September 10, 2023
Original works of art from 17 children’s books, including Last Stop on Market Street, are displayed in this exhibition celebrating the work of award-winning illustrator and author Christian Robinson. Visitors are invited to view Robinson’s collages and drawings and read his books inside a pretend city bus.
October 22, 2023 – January 28, 2024
Revolution, partnership, love. Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti and his wife and siblings led a progressive counterculture, drawing on the past to reinvent art for their fast-changing modern world. The Rossettis’ art comes together for the first time in the United States, in this major exhibition organized in partnership with Tate Britain.