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.
Happy HoursThrough September 26
Art is TastyThrough August 2
Family 2nd SundaysThrough August 11
Clay DateThrough August 9
Special Exhibition ToursThrough August 31
Special ExhibitionToursThrough August 31
Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean ArchipelagoThrough September 8
Artist TalkThrough July 28
Special Exhibition Tours: Haitian CreoleThrough August 4
SUMMER ART CAMP - Sculpture ManiaThrough July 19
SUMMER ART CAMP - Make Your Own Comic BookThrough July 19
Special Exhibition Tours: SpanishJuly 21 - August 25
SUMMER ART CAMP - The Artist's ToolboxJuly 22 - August 2
Writers Gathering and Open MicJuly 26
African and Caribbean FestivalAugust 3
SUMMER ART CAMP - Portfolio PrepAugust 5 - August 9
SUMMER ART CAMP - Cartoon CreationsAugust 5 - August 16
Evening for Educators: Art Swap!August 15
SUMMER ART CAMP - Artists of the CaribbeanAugust 19 - August 23
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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