Scheduling Announcements

Scheduling Announcements

The Delaplaine takes the health and safety of our visitors, students, and volunteers seriously. We are closely monitoring information and advisories regarding the COVID-19 (coronavirus), and are following CDC, state, and local directives and recommendations. We will keep you informed on this page regarding the status of our programs and activities.

Last updated: March 31, 2020  9:00 am


Our facilities are closed to the public through at least April 15. Our reopening beyond that date is dependent on state directives and public safety guidelines.

Current and upcoming exhibitions are being presented online as part of the Virtual Delaplaine initiative. Please visit our Facebook and Instagram accounts for updates.


All spring classes are cancelled. We are working on options to allow continued learning opportunities in the spring.

We are continuing to enroll for Summer Art Camps. Summer classes will be posted in May.


Graphic Era Workshop: Visual Storytelling • April 4 – CANCELLED

Graphic Era Workshop: Before There Were GIFs • April 4 – CANCELLED (This program will be offered online. Please watch for updates.)

Graphic Era Workshop: Hand Lettering • April 11 – CANCELLED

Graphic Era Workshop: Analog or Digital: How Process Always Rules! • April 18 – CANCELLED

Two-day May workshops are currently scheduled as planned.


Volunteer Reception • March 19 – CANCELLED (New date TBA)

Art Carnival • March 21 – CANCELLED

Helen Smith Free Workshops for Kids • April 4 – CANCELLED

First Saturday Exhibition Reception • April 4 – CANCELLED

First Saturday Artist Talk • April 4 – CANCELLED

Creative Outlet • April 4 – CANCELLED

Hip Hop Lecture Series: Mass Incarceration • April 9 – CANCELLED (This program will be offered online. Please watch for updates.)

Polka Dot Gala • April 25 – RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 27, 2020

All other programs are currently on as scheduled. Please check back as others may be added as necessary.

Private Rental Events

The Delaplaine is the venue for a number of upcoming private events and activities such as weddings, showers, parties, business gatherings, etc. If you are a guest, participant, or vendor for an upcoming rental event or activity and you would like to know its status, please contact the person in charge of the event or activity, not the Delaplaine. Because of privacy concerns, the Delaplaine cannot provide information regarding the status of private events or activities.


Please email with questions.

For seasonal/holiday closings, visit the Home page.

PLEASE NOTE: The Delaplaine makes weather-related closing and cancellation determination on a case-by-case basis, using the best information available and with student and visitor safety in mind. We DO NOT follow any school system or other organization’s weather-related announcements.