PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE

We’re always adding new programs and opportunities to experience art to the calendar. Check back often!

Now registering for classes and workshops! View upcoming opportunities for kids, teens, and adults.

Find out about our Current Exhibitions.

View online exhibitions, workshops, programs, and art activities through Virtual Delaplaine.

The Delaplaine is open daily.

PLEASE NOTE: The Delaplaine is following COVID-19-related health and safety protocols recommended by local, state, and federal agencies.

  • Face masks are required at all times for visitors, staff, and vendors.
  • The Delaplaine is practicing physical distancing in all areas. Please stay 6’ apart from others at all times and respect the Delaplaine’s guidelines for moving through the building and spacing apart.

For our younger visitors, a free ARTspotting Gallery Scavenger Hunt is available at the Front Desk, and our Art Cart features free take-away art projects to complete at home (while supplies last).

 

APRIL 2021

Recorded music in the galleries in April features country/bluegrass by Davis-Bradley.

Visitors can vote for their favorite artwork included in the 2021 Bettie Awards Exhibition through April 23! The artwork receiving the most votes will be declared the 2021 People’s Choice Award Winner and the high school Bettie Award-winning artist will receive a $250 prize.

Exhibitions Openings

Saturday, Apr 3

View new on-site and online exhibitions by the Artists-in-Residence with the Catoctin Forest Alliance, and by various artists participating in the Bug Invitational. The 2021 Bettie Awards Exhibition also is open. Get details and view the online exhibitions here. FREE admission

Creative Outlet: Delaplaine at Home

Saturday, Apr 3

Delaplaine at Home videos premiere on YouTube on First Saturdays! Kids can enjoy creating a different artwork each month using step-by-step instructions. See it here. FREE

Helen Smith Free Workshops for Kids

Saturday, Apr 3 • 1–3 pm
Register

Kids can register for the Recycled Cardboard Animals (ages 6–8) or Watercolor Paint Exploration (ages 9–12) workshops. Get details and register here. FREE

Arts Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, Apr 3 • 2 pm
Webinar

Artists participating in the Bug Invitational exhibition discuss their work. FREE

Photo by Eric Stavale

Art at Noon: Art for Environmental Action

Friday, Apr 9 • 12–1 pm
Webinar

Join Dr. Laura Perovich, Assistant Professor at Northeastern University, as she discusses her dissertation, “Experiencing data together: combining art, technology, and community to move towards collective action on environmental changes.” Dr. Perovich received her PhD from the Massachusetts of Technology in 2020. FREE

Photo by Laura Perovich

 

MAY 2021

Recorded music in the galleries in May features alternative electric by Amy Reid.

Exhibitions Openings

Saturday, May 1

View new on-site and online exhibitions by Dong Kyu Kim, Ken Beidler, Jenny Wu, as well as various artists selected for the 2021 National Juried Exhibition. Get details and view the online exhibitions here. FREE admission

Creative Outlet: Delaplaine at Home

Saturday, May 1

Delaplaine at Home videos premiere on YouTube on First Saturdays! Kids can enjoy creating a different artwork each month using step-by-step instructions. See it here. FREE

Helen Smith Free Workshops for Kids

Saturday, May 1 • 1–3 pm
Register

Kids can register for the Andy Goldsworthy Nature Collage (ages 6–8) or Five Universal Shapes (ages 9–12) workshops. Get details and register here. FREE

Arts Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, May 1 • 2 pm
Webinar

2021 National Juried Exhibition juror Margaret Winslow, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Delaware Art Museum, discusses her selection and award process. FREE

Margaret Winslow (photo by Lindy Powers)

Art at Noon: Community Participatory Photography

Friday, May 14 • 12–1 pm
Webinar

Laura Sherwood, PdH candidate at Fielding Graduate University, will discuss the Photovoice Empowerment Project and her research into empowering communities and organizations through visual storytelling to communicate effectively and influence social change. FREE

Photo courtesy of photovoiceempowerment.com

 

JUNE 2021

Recorded music in the galleries in June features the acoustic sounds of Scooter Scudieri.

Exhibitions

View on-site and online exhibitions by Dong Kyu Kim, Ken Beidler, Jenny Wu, as well as various artists selected for the 2021 National Juried Exhibition. Get details and view the online exhibitions here. FREE admission

Creative Outlet: Delaplaine at Home

Saturday, Jun 5

Delaplaine at Home videos premiere on YouTube on First Saturdays! Kids can enjoy creating a different artwork each month using step-by-step instructions. See it here. FREE

Artisan Showcase

Saturday, Jun 5 • 10 am–4 pm

Stop in to shop the Delaplaine’s spring artists’ market! Enjoy a unique selection of handcrafted items such as jewelry, paintings, hand-sewn accessories, functional and decorative wood products and ceramics, and more. Vendors will be spaced to accommodate physical distancing, and masks are required for all vendors and visitors. See a list of confirmed vendors here. Admission is FREE

Helen Smith Free Workshops for Kids

Saturday, Jun 5 • 1–3 pm
Register

Kids can register for the James Rizzi Designs (ages 6–8) or Improvised Mixed-Media Collage Compositions (ages 9–12) workshops. Get details and register here. FREE

Arts Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, May 1 • 2 pm
Webinar

Artist Ken Beidler discusses the works in his exhibition, Middens. FREE

Bulbs a la Flavin by Ken Beidler

 

 

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