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Saturday May 25 2019

Delaware by Hand - Memorial Day Member's Show

Sat, May 25 10:00 AM (360 min)
Kick off your summer with the Annual Delaware By Hand Member’s Day Outdoor Show at Zwaanendael Park in Lewes, DE. Nearly 50 Delaware By Hand artists will display furniture, wood, metal, glass, ceramics, photography, fiber, sculpture, baskets, prints, jewelry and paintings for sale. Admission to the Delaware By Hand Spring Member’s Day Show is FREE. This event will feature vendors including: Connie Ballato, glass Carol Beck, candles Denise Bendelewski, basketry Anna Biggs, jewelry Linda Bolt, jewlery Anne Buck with Ginny Barney, watercolor Kathy Buschi, painting Brenda Butterfield, ceramics Lesley Campana, fiber Katie and Jeanne Casale, jewelry Robert Casseday, painting & ceramics Jacquline Chmiel, beaded jewelry Gary Crowl, mixed media sculpture Susan Donohoe, photography Lisa Edmunds, painting Joan Fabri, watercolor Kevin Fleming, photography Carl Forsberg, photography Nettie Green, ceramics Judy Hagen, sculptor Ania Hawley, jewelry Deny Howeth, photography Gilda Jennings, jewelry
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Saturday June 01 2019

June Biggs Kids

Sat, Jun 1 9:00 AM (420 min)
Celebrate how music and art work together by making and decorating your own kazoo! This activity is geared toward children ages 4-10
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Thursday June 06 2019

Read and Make Adventure Trail

Thu, Jun 6 10:30 AM - Thu, Jun 6 11:30 AM (60 min)
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Saturday June 08 2019

Visualizing the Museum: a Discussion with ArtLane Photography Group

Sat, Jun 8 5:00 PM (120 min)
Join the members of the artist collective ArtLane for a discussion in conjunction with the current Biggs exhibit, Visualizing the Museum. The conversation will touch on what went into their artistic discovery of the Biggs, the current state of photography, and the way an artist collective can function. Light refreshments will be served.
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Wednesday June 12 2019

Delaware Division of the Arts Award Winners Reception

Wed, Jun 12 5:00 PM (120 min)
The annual Award Winners exhibition features the talent of the Delaware Division of the Arts (DDOA) Individual Artist Fellows. The Fellows are recommended by out-of-state jurors based on the high quality of their artwork and receive Delaware State Arts Council approval. Each year, the Biggs Museum invites the award winners to the only group exhibition honoring their combined accomplishments in visual and media arts, literature, and music. Join the Biggs and DDOA to recognize this year’s artists for the high quality of their work at the Award Winners XIX Reception and Award Ceremony. The evening include performances and presentations by select fellows and light hors d'oeuvres will be served. This event is free to the public.
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Thursday June 13 2019

Read and Make Adventure Trail

Thu, Jun 13 10:30 AM - Thu, Jun 13 11:30 AM (60 min)
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Thursday June 20 2019

Read and Make Adventure Trail

Thu, Jun 20 10:30 AM - Thu, Jun 20 11:30 AM (60 min)
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Thursday June 27 2019

Read and Make Adventure Trail

Thu, Jun 27 10:30 AM - Thu, Jun 27 11:30 AM (60 min)
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Monday July 08 2019

ArtVenture Camp: Session 1: Biggs Earth

Mon, Jul 8 9:00 AM - Fri, Jul 12 12:00 PM (5940 min)
Bigg(s) Earth July 8th - 12th Young artists, ages 6 to 9, can spend a week in July at art camps designed to inspire creativity. Each camp will be led by museum staff in the Child HELP Foundation Gallery Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Children will explore the museum during these camps and discover many different types and styles of art such as painting, sculpture and drawing. Please make sure children wear old clothing and bring a snack each day. If you camper is a future ecologist, botanist, or zoologist, then this session is for them. During this week, campers will learn about the environment and create different eco-centric crafts!
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Saturday July 13 2019

Big(gs) Performances: A Concert with the 2019 DDOA Fellowship Award Winners

Sat, Jul 13 2:00 PM (90 min)
Help celebrate the Delaware Division of the Arts’ Award winners in music during an afternoon concert at the Biggs. The event will feature performances by guitarist Kevin J. Cope and folk musician Shelley Kelley, with performances of original music by composer D.H. Regnier. ***please note, this performance was advertised to feature the Great American Songbook performed by Colin Armstrong and Alexandre Abdoulaev, but, due to unforeseen circumstances, the program and performers have changed. Doors will open at 6:30 pm.
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Monday July 15 2019

ArtVentures Camp: Session 2: Biggs Beach Week

Mon, Jul 15 9:00 AM - Fri, Jul 19 12:00 PM (5940 min)
Biggs Beach Week July 15th - 19th Young artists, ages 6 to 9, can spend a week in July at art camps designed to inspire creativity. Each camp will be led by museum staff in the Child HELP Foundation Gallery Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Children will explore the museum during these camps and discover many different types and styles of art such as painting, sculpture and drawing. Please make sure children wear old clothing and bring a snack each day. Is your camper a little beach bum? If so, bring them into the museum this week for summer themed crafts including paper lanterns, cardboard castles, and a sailboat mural. We’ll sea you at the museum! Pre-registration is required.
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ArtVentures Camp: Session 2: NEW Tweens Art Camp

Mon, Jul 15 1:00 PM - Fri, Jul 19 5:00 PM (6000 min)
Tweens Art Camp July 15th - 19th NEW THIS YEAR! Tween age artists ages 10 to 12 can spend a week in July at an art camp designed to for older campers. This session will only be offered one week in July and will be led by museum staff in the Child HELP Foundation Gallery, Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Tweens will develop their art observation skills to dive into more advanced projects. Pre-registration is requied.
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Monday July 22 2019

ArtVentures Camp: Session 3: Color Explosion

Mon, Jul 22 9:00 AM - Fri, Jul 26 12:00 PM (5940 min)
Color Explosion! July 22nd - 26th Young artists, ages 6 to 9, can spend a week in July at art camps designed to inspire creativity. Each camp will be led by museum staff in the Child HELP Foundation Gallery Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Children will explore the museum during these camps and discover many different types and styles of art such as painting, sculpture and drawing. Please make sure children wear old clothing and bring a snack each day. Fill your camper’s week with color during this session at the Biggs. Campers will learn about the color wheel and experiment with multiple mediums. Each day will be filled with unique, colorful crafts! Pre-registration is requied.
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Thursday August 01 2019

Read and Make Adventure Trail

Thu, Aug 1 10:30 AM - Thu, Aug 1 11:30 AM (60 min)
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Thursday August 08 2019

Read and Make Adventure Trail

Thu, Aug 8 10:30 AM - Thu, Aug 8 11:30 AM (60 min)
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Thursday August 15 2019

Read and Make Adventure Trail

Thu, Aug 15 10:30 AM - Thu, Aug 15 11:30 AM (60 min)
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Saturday November 02 2019

Artisan Market

Sat, Nov 2 9:00 AM (450 min)
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