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Saturday October 28 2017
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Creating Watercolor Landscapes with Michael Robear
Sat, Oct 28 10:00 AM (300 min)
Join the creative spirit of an upcoming show of the Delaware Watercolor Society with a watercolor workshop. Artist Michael Robear will lead participants in a day long exploration of the watercolor landscape tradition using techniques he has honed over years of artistic practice. Participants are asked to bring a sketch or photograph of a landscape they would like to represent and will be given a list of suggested materials to bring. There will be an hour long break in the middle of the workshop for participants to take a lunch. Pre-registration is recommended. If you do not receive a confirmation email after registering, please contact 302-674-2111 ext. 110 to ensure that you have been registered. Members must log-in to see member pricing.
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Friday November 03 2017
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Opening: Delaware by Hand Juried Exhibition and Delaware Watercolor Society
Fri, Nov 3 5:00 PM (120 min)
Help celebrate the opening exhibitions of the Delaware by Hand Juried Exhibition and the Delaware Water Society. Meet and mingle with artist members from both groups. Light refreshments and drinks will be served.
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Saturday November 04 2017
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Delaware By Hand November Makers Market
Sat, Nov 4 9:00 AM - Sat, Nov 4 4:30 PM (450 min)
To celebrate the DBH Masterworks Competition and Exhibition and First State Heritage Parks 18th Century Market Fair, Delaware By Hand Artist Members of the Biggs Museum will be on hand to sell their wares. Visitors will also be able to view the Delaware By Hand Masterworks and Delaware Watercolor Society exhibitions.
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Friday November 10 2017
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The Biggs at the Delaware Antiques Show
Fri, Nov 10 11:00 AM - Sun, Nov 12 5:00 PM (3240 min)
The Biggs Museum is celebrating its 25th anniversary at the Delaware Antique Show, showcasing its unique mixture of regionally and nationally significant fine and decorative arts from 1700 to contemporary. The exhibit will feature new accessions, many never exhibited before, to emphasize the distinctive quality, imagination, and histories of the arts within Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic region. The Delaware Antiques Show takes place at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE.
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Sunday November 19 2017
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Calligraphy and Watercolor Workshop with Riva Brown: Holiday Cards
Sun, Nov 19 10:00 AM - Sun, Nov 19 3:00 PM (300 min)
Join artist and calligrapher Riva Brown for a holiday card making workshop. Beginners will get the chance to learn basic calligraphy and watercolor techniques and use them to produce a holiday card. Registration fee includes calligraphy supplies that can be taken home. Participants can use these tools and learned skills to create additional cards on their own or originals can be scanned and reproduced for multiples. There will be an hour break in the middle of the workshop for participants to take a lunch. Pre-registration is required. If you do not receive a confirmation email after registering, please contact 302-674-2111 ext. 110 to ensure that you have been registered
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Saturday December 02 2017
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Happy Holidays Dover!
Sat, Dec 2 9:00 AM (480 min)
Join the Biggs for our 2nd annual holiday celebration! Special “Kids Only” Holiday Shop, crafts, artist demonstrations performances from children’s choirs, food and more! Keep checking with us for more details!
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Saturday January 13 2018
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Delaware by Hand Exhibition: Juror Lecture with Leslie Mounaime
Sat, Jan 13, 2018 2:00 PM (60 min)
Join Delaware by Hand Juried Exhibition Juror and Target Gallery Director at Torpedo Factory Art Center, Leslie Mounaime, as she discusses her jurying process for the exhibition and her involvement with contemporary art exhibits at her institution. Pre-Registration is suggested. If you do not receive a confirmation email after registering, please contact 302-674-2111 ext. 110 to ensure that you have been registered
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Friday April 06 2018
Opening: Michael Galmer - Contemporary Silversmith
Fri, Apr 6, 2018 5:00 PM (120 min)
Based in New York, the silversmith Michael Galmer has succeeded in becoming one of the country's leading craftsmen, having designed for Tiffany and Co., Lenox, Gorham, and Kirk Stieff. With a unique technique, the artist has developed a wide variety of repousse-decorate jewelry and vessels as well as the renowed Preakness trophy, commemorative silver forms and contemporary sculptures for such distinguished collections as the Jewish Museum of New York. Help the Biggs celebrate the opening of an exhibit of this modern silversmith with a reception and artist meet and greet.
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