August 23 - 30, 2019 Events
Hike the 2.5 mile Greenway Trail from our own Bellevue Hall to the nearby Rockwood Mansion. Bring snacks if you like. Dogs are allowed, as are kids! Dress for the weather. Meet at the front of Bellevue Hall.Read more »
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and examines how Alexander Hamilton’s and Burr’s legacies were shaped by other Founding Fathers, a wife, a daughter, historical documents, and yes, even an enormously successful, modern-day musical.Read more »
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...Read more »
Anime Day at the Art Studio is a family-friendly, bento box-sized, anime and manga convention! Meet local manga artists, learn about anime and participate in workshops. There will be vendors, anime screenings, cosplay and more! All ages. FREE.Read more »
Take a hayride along the Brandywine to experience the beautiful fall foliage in the Powder Yard. Guests can create fall-themed crafts, and see a gunpowder explosion, roll mill in action, and working nineteenth-century machines. Included with museum admission and free for Hagley members...
KEEPER TALKS. Learn about zoo animals as the keepers care for them.Read more »
ALL YOU CAN EIGHT
It’s Year 8 of the Delaware Burger Battle brought to you by Delaware Food Battles. On the best day of the year, Delaware's competitive chefs compete for trophies and glory, while you fill your belly, place your vote and raise money for charity.
Thanks to you, and your iron stomachs, for making us one of your favorite annual foodie events! More than 22,000 burgers served since inception, and $70,000+ raised from Delaware Food Battles.
Animal Shows persented in the Wildlife AmphitheaterRead more »
Meet animals up close!Read more »
N.C. Wyeth: Painter and Illustrator
Works from 1903-1940
Opening Reception June 14th, 5:30-7:30 pmRead more »
Experience the city like never before on this special evening version of our tour! The city's lights make this a romantic evening along the water. Enjoy a full-bar and delicious snacks while you take in the breathtaking views...Read more »
We are back at it, bringing you some of the best live entertainment in Delaware.
This months headliner is Missy Grynkiewicz-Hall fresh off the plane from the Burbank comedy festival!
Feature acts - Latice Klappa and Jeremy Hall
Special Guest- Gabby Lovelace
Come on out to Frawley Stadium and root, root, root for the boys IN blue. The Wilmington Blue Rocks 2019 Season is full of fun nights out with the fam, friends... whomever!Read more »
Inspired by author Amy Stewart’s best-selling book Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln’s Mother and other Botanical Atrocities, this fun-filled, family-friendly traveling exhibit gives visitors a safe, hands-on experience with some of the world’s most diabolical botanicals. Thought-provoking and educational, Wicked Plants showcases plants associated with a myriad of health effects, including pain, addiction, obesity, allergies, cognitive impairment and even death!
Two- and three-dimensional interactives fill a Victorian-era ramshackle home, where visitors travel from room to room and learn about various poisonous plants that may be lurking in their homes and backyards. History, medicine, science, legend and lore are brought together to present a treasure trove of bloodcurdling botany that will entertain, alarm and enlighten.Read more »