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Saturday June 01 2024

BIGGS Weekend - Free Admission

At The Biggs, we believe that art and culture should be accessible to everyone. That's why we're excited to invite the community to explore our collection and special exhibitions free of charge on the first weekend of every month, including Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Delaware Pride at The Biggs - Free Admission

Join us in celebration of the Delaware Pride Festival at The Biggs! Enjoy free admission and explore our incredible collection of art. As part of our commitment to the Vision of Pride initiative, we're giving away free posters featuring artwork by a local LGBT+ artist. It's a wonderful opportunity to appreciate art, celebrate diversity, and support the local LGBT+ community.
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Family Creative Studio: Animal Menageries

Dive into creativity with “Animal Menageries" at our Family Creative Studio this Saturday! From 11 am to 2 pm, join us for a free, all-ages workshop inspired by the exhibition "Rebecca Raubacher: Horses & Other Creatures." Craft your own mini animal creations and explore the museum to see which animals inspire the artist herself. No registration required – just come in and let your imagination soar!
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Free Museum Highlights Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the world of art with our Free Guided Museum Highlights Tour! Join us on Saturday, June 1, at 2 p.m. for an enriching experience as we showcase the finest pieces in our collection.
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Saturday June 08 2024

Dover Comic-Con - Free Admission & Gaming Tournament

Celebrate Dover Comic Con at The Biggs Museum, where fine art and pop culture collide! Enjoy free admission and explore our extraordinary collection of modern and historic works. Discover special exhibitions like "Rebecca Raubacher: Horses & Other Creatures" and "Award Winners XXIV," featuring Delaware Division of Arts Fellowship Recipients. Dress up in your best costume and join the fun or participate in SmallTown Gaming's Super Smash Brothers Tournament in the Museum. It's a day of art, pop culture, and gaming for all!
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Wednesday June 12 2024

FrameCraft - Lecture by Chris Raubacher

Welcome to FrameCraft, where the art of framing meets expertise. Join professional framer Chris Raubacher, renowned for his meticulous framing techniques, in an engaging 1.5-hour session. Discover the secrets behind framing artwork, with live demonstrations and insights into the framing process of Raubacher artworks. Have your questions answered as Chris guides you through two tables adorned with frame samplesa and materials. Elevate your framing skills with FrameCraft.
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Saturday June 15 2024

Juneteenth Celebration at the Biggs Museum

Celebrate Juneteenth at The Biggs Museum! Enjoy free admission and explore our extraordinary collection of modern and historic works. Discover special exhibitions like "Rebecca Raubacher: Horses & Other Creatures" and "Award Winners XXIV," featuring Delaware Division of Arts Fellowship Recipients for 2024. It's a day of art, culture, and celebration for all!
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Summer Reading Kickoff Carnival with Dover Public Library

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Join us for the Summer Reading Kickoff Carnival at Dover Public Library on Saturday, June 15, from 11 am to 3 pm. This free family event features carnival-themed activities for kids and families to enjoy. Let the fun begin as we celebrate the joy of reading together! More info: Summer Reading Kickoff Carnival - Dover Public Library
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Thursday June 20 2024

Read and Make: Imagination/Bedtime Stories

Get ready for a summer of adventure with the 2024 Read-and-Make Adventures every Thursday from June 20 to August 15 (excluding July 4), 1:30-2:30 PM. Presented in partnership with the Dover Public Library, this free program invites children ages 4-9 (and all ages) to enjoy stories read by a librarian, explore art at The Biggs Museum, and create themed crafts to take home. No registration required. Join us for imaginative fun all summer long!
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Saturday June 22 2024

Positively Dover African American Festival - Free Admission

Celebrate the Positively Dover African American Festival at The Biggs! Enjoy free admission and explore our extraordinary collection of modern and historic works. Discover special exhibitions like "Rebecca Raubacher: Horses & Other Creatures" and "Award Winners XXIV," featuring Delaware Division of Arts Fellowship Recipients for 2024. It's a day of art, culture, and celebration for all!
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Thursday June 27 2024

Read and Make: Cute Animals/Zoo Adventure

Get ready for a summer of adventure with the 2024 Read-and-Make Adventures every Thursday from June 20 to August 15 (excluding July 4), 1:30-2:30 PM. Presented in partnership with the Dover Public Library, this free program invites children ages 4-9 (and all ages) to enjoy stories read by a librarian, explore art at The Biggs Museum, and create themed crafts to take home. No registration required. Join us for imaginative fun all summer long!
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Saturday July 06 2024

BIGGS Weekend - Free Admission

At The Biggs, we believe that art and culture should be accessible to everyone. That's why we're excited to invite the community to explore our collection and special exhibitions free of charge on the first weekend of every month, including Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Family Creative Studio: Action Painting Fireworks

Join us for Action Painting Fireworks at our Family Creative Studio on Saturday, June 1, from 11 am to 2 pm. This free workshop, suitable for all ages, invites you to unleash your creativity and celebrate Independence Day with explosive action painting. No registration required – just walk in and let the artistic fun begin!
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Free Museum Highlights Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the world of art with our Free Guided Museum Highlights Tour! Join us on Saturday, July 6, at 2 p.m. for an enriching experience as we showcase the finest pieces in our collection.
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Thursday July 11 2024

Read and Make: Hot Air Balloons

Get ready for a summer of adventure with the 2024 Read-and-Make Adventures every Thursday from June 20 to August 15 (excluding July 4), 1:30-2:30 PM. Presented in partnership with the Dover Public Library, this free program invites children ages 4-9 (and all ages) to enjoy stories read by a librarian, explore art at The Biggs Museum, and create themed crafts to take home. No registration required. Join us for imaginative fun all summer long!
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Thursday July 18 2024

Read and Make: Fairy Tale Adventures

Get ready for a summer of adventure with the 2024 Read-and-Make Adventures every Thursday from June 20 to August 15 (excluding July 4), 1:30-2:30 PM. Presented in partnership with the Dover Public Library, this free program invites children ages 4-9 (and all ages) to enjoy stories read by a librarian, explore art at The Biggs Museum, and create themed crafts to take home. No registration required. Join us for imaginative fun all summer long!
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Thursday July 25 2024

Read and Make: Space Travel

Get ready for a summer of adventure with the 2024 Read-and-Make Adventures every Thursday from June 20 to August 15 (excluding July 4), 1:30-2:30 PM. Presented in partnership with the Dover Public Library, this free program invites children ages 4-9 (and all ages) to enjoy stories read by a librarian, explore art at The Biggs Museum, and create themed crafts to take home. No registration required. Join us for imaginative fun all summer long!
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Opening Reception: Circle of Truth | 49 Paintings Ending in Ed Ruscha

Join us for the highly anticipated Opening Reception of "Circle of Truth” a groundbreaking exhibition that invites you to experience a wholly unique collaboration of contemporary artists. Witness the culmination of a nine-year journey, where 49 artists, each working in absolute secrecy, created a chain of interconnected artworks, exploring the concept of Truth through a modern and visual lens. Dive into the essence of the project through the artists' essays and discover the extraordinary impact of this extraordinary project on sociological and spiritual levels.
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Thursday August 01 2024

Read and Make: Mermaid Ocean Adventures

Get ready for a summer of adventure with the 2024 Read-and-Make Adventures every Thursday from June 20 to August 15 (excluding July 4), 1:30-2:30 PM. Presented in partnership with the Dover Public Library, this free program invites children ages 4-9 (and all ages) to enjoy stories read by a librarian, explore art at The Biggs Museum, and create themed crafts to take home. No registration required. Join us for imaginative fun all summer long!
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Saturday August 03 2024

BIGGS Weekend - Free Admission

At The Biggs, we believe that art and culture should be accessible to everyone. That's why we're excited to invite the community to explore our collection and special exhibitions free of charge on the first weekend of every month, including Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Free Museum Highlights Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the world of art with our Free Guided Museum Highlights Tour! Join us on Saturday, August 3, at 2 p.m. for an enriching experience as we showcase the finest pieces in our collection.
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Thursday August 08 2024

Read and Make: Family Camping

Get ready for a summer of adventure with the 2024 Read-and-Make Adventures every Thursday from June 20 to August 15 (excluding July 4), 1:30-2:30 PM. Presented in partnership with the Dover Public Library, this free program invites children ages 4-9 (and all ages) to enjoy stories read by a librarian, explore art at The Biggs Museum, and create themed crafts to take home. No registration required. Join us for imaginative fun all summer long!
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Thursday August 15 2024

Read and Make: Bird/Migration Adventures

Get ready for a summer of adventure with the 2024 Read-and-Make Adventures every Thursday from June 20 to August 15 (excluding July 4), 1:30-2:30 PM. Presented in partnership with the Dover Public Library, this free program invites children ages 4-9 (and all ages) to enjoy stories read by a librarian, explore art at The Biggs Museum, and create themed crafts to take home. No registration required. Join us for imaginative fun all summer long!
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Saturday September 07 2024

BIGGS Weekend - Free Admission

At The Biggs, we believe that art and culture should be accessible to everyone. That's why we're excited to invite the community to explore our collection and special exhibitions free of charge on the first weekend of every month, including Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Free Museum Highlights Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the world of art with our Free Guided Museum Highlights Tour! Join us on Saturday, September 7, at 2 p.m. for an enriching experience as we showcase the finest pieces in our collection.
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Thursday October 03 2024

Opening Reception: Rozeal: I Shall Not Want

Experience the captivating fusion of Japanese woodblock printing, American hip-hop, and vogue-ing at the Opening Reception of "Rozeal: I Shall Not Want." Rozeal's multimedia paintings and collages bring together samurai, geisha, and kabuki imagery with contemporary cultural elements, creating a dynamic and visually stunning exhibition.
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Saturday October 05 2024

BIGGS Weekend - Free Admission

At The Biggs, we believe that art and culture should be accessible to everyone. That's why we're excited to invite the community to explore our collection and special exhibitions free of charge on the first weekend of every month, including Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Delaware By Hand Artisans: Fall Artisan Market Vendor Registration

Delaware by Hand artists, we want you to be part of our Fall Artisan Market! Register now to showcase your handmade creations at this exciting event, held in conjunction with the Colonial Market Fair on Saturday, October 5, from 10 am to 5 pm. Don't miss this chance to connect with eager shoppers and share your talent with the community. Reserve your vendor spot today and let your craftsmanship shine!
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Fall Artisan Market in Conjunction with Colonial Market Fair

Discover a world of handmade treasures at our Fall Artisan Market, held in conjunction with the Colonial Market Fair! Join us on Saturday, October 5, from 10 am to 5 pm to shop a curated selection of bespoke gifts crafted by our Biggs' artisan Membership and Delaware by Hand. From jewelry to hand-carved goods, paintings, candles, and more, find the perfect gift ahead of the holiday season. Don't miss this opportunity to support local artisans and celebrate craftsmanship at its finest!
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Free Museum Highlights Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the world of art with our Free Guided Museum Highlights Tour! Join us on Saturday, October 5, at 2 p.m. for an enriching experience as we showcase the finest pieces in our collection.
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Thursday October 10 2024

Opening Reception & Award Ceremony: Paint Dover!

Join us for the Opening Reception of "Paint Dover," an exhibition featuring artwork created during the Paint Dover! event. The "wet paint" exhibition will take place on the lawn of The Biggs Museum of American Art, and will include refreshments, live music, and the announcement of awards. The reception is free to attend and open to the public.
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Saturday October 19 2024

Kids' Flashlight Adventures

Calling all young adventurers! Join us for Kids' Flashlight Adventures as we explore the mysteries of the museum after dark. On Saturday, October 19th children ages 6-13 embark on an exciting nighttime journey through the Biggs Collection, uncovering secrets and stories along the way. Get ready for an evening of thrills and excitement.
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Friday October 25 2024

Museum Flashlight Tours

Join us for an unforgettable nighttime adventure with our Musuem Flashlight Tours! Join us on Friday, October 25th from 5:30-7pm as we explore the darker side of the Biggs Collection, delving into mystery, murder, and macabre tales hidden within the artwork. Brace yourself for an evening of spine-tingling excitement - these tours are not to be missed!
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Saturday November 02 2024

BIGGS Weekend - Free Admission

At The Biggs, we believe that art and culture should be accessible to everyone. That's why we're excited to invite the community to explore our collection and special exhibitions free of charge on the first weekend of every month, including Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Free Museum Highlights Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the world of art with our Free Guided Museum Highlights Tour! Join us on Saturday, November 2, at 2 p.m. for an enriching experience as we showcase the finest pieces in our collection.
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Saturday November 23 2024

Watercolor & Wine: Holiday Card Workshop

Join us for Watercolor & Wine: Holiday Card Workshop at the Biggs! Stay tuned for Saturday, November 23rd from 1-3pm as you sip, socialize, and create custom watercolor holiday cards for your loved ones. Expert guidance provided - open to all skill levels. Get ready for a festive afternoon of painting and sipping!
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Saturday December 07 2024

BIGGS Weekend - Free Admission

At The Biggs, we believe that art and culture should be accessible to everyone. That's why we're excited to invite the community to explore our collection and special exhibitions free of charge on the first weekend of every month, including Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Free Museum Highlights Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the world of art with our Free Guided Museum Highlights Tour! Join us on Saturday, December 7, at 2 p.m. for an enriching experience as we showcase the finest pieces in our collection.
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Thursday December 12 2024

African American Holiday Showcase

Experience the joy of the season with our African American Holiday Showcase! In partnership with The Dover (DE) Chapter of the Links, Inc., we're curating a festive Christmas display that celebrates African American representation. Join us for stories, crafts, a visit from Santa, and more as we come together to create a sense of community and belonging. Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate culture, heritage, and the spirit of the holidays with us!
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