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October 17 - 24, 2019 Events

Monique Sarkessian - "Glory ~ New Paintings"

The Station Gallery

Oct
17
Thu
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Philadelphia artist, Monique Sarkessian earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting at Temple University’s Tyler School of Art in 1987. Continuing studies included 18th Century European furniture painting, art education, and traditional icon painting with a Russian master iconographer. Monique creates vibrant oil and encaustic wax paintings that express the joy found in finding the divine in everyday life.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 10 more times through Oct 26

Catch Me If You Can

The Candlelight Theatre

Oct
17
Thu
Theater

Catch Me If You Can is the musical story of a young man who impersonated an airline pilot, pediatrician, security guard, and a college professor in order to fly around the world and avoid the FBI while cashing bad checks in some very creative ways. This is the real life story of Frank Abagnale Jr. You won't believe what he does now! Truth is stranger than fiction.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through Oct 20

Tilton Mansion History Tour and Meal

University & Whist Club

Oct
17
Thu
Educational (Family), Food & Drink, History, Museum Exhibitions

Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war
era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 623 more times through Jun 30

Half-Price Oyster Thursdays

Harry's Savoy Grill

Oct
17
Thu
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Food & Drink

Enjoy the freshest oysters around for half-price every Thursday!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 11 more times through Dec 26

Leah Beach: Art with Purpose

Mezzanine Gallery

Oct
17
Thu
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Art with a Purpose, an exhibition of photographs and paintings by Leah Beach, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from October 4-25, 2019. The artist will host a free opening reception on Friday, October 4 from 5-7 p.m. Leah, a Dewey Beach resident, received a 2018 Fellowship in Photography from the Delaware Division of the Arts.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 7 more times through Oct 25

Two men show art exhibition

The Creative Vision Factory

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Oct
17
Thu
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Museum Exhibitions

The Creative Vision Factory will host a two-man art exhibit throughout September and October. Ken Segal will feature his "Goddess Drawings," portraits of imaginary females in markers, his "PotHeads," planters and mugs with faces, and his books of original poetry. Geraldo Gonzalez will feature a range of pencil drawings, including self-portraits, images of public transport, Rocky I and II and The Hulk. This is their 8th Annual two-man show. Opening receptions w...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 8 more times through Oct 24

Still Moving (Animation Show)

Delaware College of Art and Design

Oct
17
Thu
INbudget Top Pick
#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

The exhibition ‘Still Moving’ showcases the work and talent of artists, animators, and teachers who represent a cross-section of the collaborative and expansive field of contemporary animation...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 18 more times through Nov 3

2019 Award Winners Exhibition - Cab Calloway School of the Arts

Cab Calloway School of the Arts

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Oct
17
Thu
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Museum Exhibitions

Join us for the annual Award Winners exhibition, a group show featuring the work of the 2019 Individual Artist Fellows. The exhibition is open from September 6 - October 18, 2019 at Cab Calloway School of the Arts. 
An opening reception will be held on Friday, September 6 from 5-7 p.m. to coincide with Art Loop Wilmington.  The Award Winners exhibition will travel to additional venues including: Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover June 7 – July 21, 2019 ...Read more »

Open for Business: Photography, Trade, and Self-Image, 1870–1950

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Oct
17
Thu
History, Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

A 19th-century prosthetics workshop, a jazz club featured in the Green Book, and a Polish-American car dealership are vastly different businesses, but owners and workers at all three turned to photography to portray themselves and their work. 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 68 more times through Jan 5

Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Oct
17
Thu
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Animals & Nature, Garden, Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden! The exhibition showcases whimsical and classic garden structures located throughout the Winterthur estate...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 81 more times through Jan 5

Hamilton and Burr: Who Wrote Their Stories?

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Oct
17
Thu
History, Museum Exhibitions
July 11, 2019–January 5, 2020, Center Gallery
 

The hit Broadway musical Hamilton sparked renewed interest in the Founding Father and his relationship with Aaron Burr, whom he infamously dueled with on July 11, 1804. Opening on the 215th anniversary of the duel, our exhibit picks up where Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical left off and examines how Alexander Hamilton’s and Burr’s legacies were shaped by other Founding Fathers, a wife, a daughter, historical documents, and yes, even an enormously successful, modern-day musical.

The continuously interwoven fates and legacies of these two seemingly divisive figures, provides an exciting opportunity to explore what stories get written, which get remembered, and why.

Our story begins in the immediate aftermath of the shots in Weehawken, New Jersey, with original correspondence between Burr and Dr. David Hosack regarding Hamilton’s condition. An up-close look at Dr. Hosack, Rev. Benjamin Moore, and the events following the duel will begin to complicate our perceptions of Burr.

The exhibit then dives into the printed material and imagery surrounding these two figures to consider the ways in which Burr’s daughter, Theodosia Burr Alston, and Hamilton’s widow, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, helped shape the print culture to craft legacies of both men.

Setting the scene is an 18th-century velvet coat, similar to the one that inspired Miranda’s vision for the musical—which serves as a reminder that historical narratives can always be re-explored, reconsidered, and rewritten.

 Photo Credit: Courtesy of Winterthur

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 68 more times through Jan 5

Story Time in Enchanted Woods

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Oct
17
Thu
Educational (Family), Garden

First and third Thursdays of the month, April–October 11am-11:30am

Share the joy of reading while cultivating an interest and appreciation for nature. Story Time takes place at the Story Stones in Enchanted Woods. Members free. Included with admission.

 Photo credit: Courtesy of Winterthur

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Thursday Noontime: Lyra Russian Choir

First & Central Presbyterian Church

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Oct
17
Thu
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Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10)

A return of this exciting vocal ensemble from Russia singing music from their homeland. Great voices singing memorable music in a wonderfully reverberant room. Stellar! Free admission! ($5 donation encouraged.)

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3-Course Thursdays

Domaine Hudson

Oct
17
Thu
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Food & Drink

Enjoy a delicious 3 Course Meal at Domaine Hudson every Thursday. 3 Courses, 2 People, 1 bottle of wine for $95...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 323 more times through Dec 18

Boo at the Zoo

Brandywine Zoo

Oct
17
Thu
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Family Focused INbudget Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Animals & Nature, Games & Trivia, Holiday

Trick or Treat at the Zoo!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 3 more times through Oct 19
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