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Sunday April 21 2024

Earth Day Workshop

Discover the transformative power of upcycling with award-winning DDOA artist Trebs Thompson at the Biggs. Join us for an engaging mosaic workshop where you'll breathe new life onto old glassware and dishes. Under Treb Thomspon's expert guidance, create stunning mosaic art pieces from broken items. Reserve your spot today for a morning of creativity and inspiration!
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Sunday April 28 2024

Brunch & Artist Talk: An Intimate Conversation with Rebecca Raubacher

Join us for a special Brunch & Artist Talk event featuring Rebecca Raubacher, whose captivating exhibition "Horses & Other Creatures" is currently on view at the Museum. Rebecca will also be showcased in the "Award Winners XXIV" exhibition as an Individual Artist Fellow for the Delaware Division of Arts. Experience a unique opportunity to hear directly from the artist about her creative process, inspiration, and the stories behind her remarkable works. Don't miss this intimate conversation and enjoy a delightful brunch with fellow art enthusiasts!
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Saturday May 04 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: Design Your Own Kentucky Derby Hat!

Join us at the Family Creative Studio for a fun and free event inspired by the exhibition "Rebecca Raubacher: Horses & Other Creatures." Visitors of all ages are invited to design their own fanciful hats, reminiscent of those worn to the Kentucky Derby. Drop by anytime between 11 AM and 2 PM – no registration necessary!
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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, May 4, at 2 p.m. for an enriching experience as we showcase the finest pieces in our collection.
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Sunday May 05 2024

Opening Reception: Adopt-An-Artwork Student Showcase

Join us for a special Opening Reception celebrating the Adopt-an-Artwork Student Showcase. Over 1000 students from Delaware schools have been inspired by works of art adopted from The Biggs Museum. Experience the creativity of students of all ages and see how art has been incorporated into their curriculum. This event is free and open to the public.
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Sunday May 12 2024

Watercolor & Wine: A Perfect Mother's Day Activity/Gift

Treat your mother or the special woman in your life to a delightful Mother's Day activity with our Watercolor & Wine class! Join us for a relaxing and enjoyable session where you'll learn basic watercolor techniques while sipping on a glass of wine. No prior painting experience is necessary, making it a perfect way to spend quality time together. Give the gift of creativity and memories this Mother's Day!
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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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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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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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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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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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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 25 2024

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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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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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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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 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 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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