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Maurice Sendak:
The Memorial Exhibition

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July 29 – September 11

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Award Winners XVI

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August 4 – October 23

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June 3-September 25, 2016

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Biggs Shot 2016
Juried Photography
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Dover, DE 19901
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Sundays: 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

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Upcoming Events


Extended Hours for Re-Scheduled 4th of July Celebration

Extended Hours for Re-Scheduled 4th of July Celebration 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. The museum will be open from 9...

Biggs Kids: Where the Wild Things Are

Event: Biggs Kids: Where the Wild Things Are Date: Wednesday, September 7th Time: All day Cost: Free with adult admission Check...

Biggs Museum Gala: An Affair with the Arts

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017 Time: 6 – 11 p.m. Mark your calendars for Delaware’s premier event to celebrate the...

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Biggs Shot 2016

June 3 – September 25, 2016

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Our rained out fireworks from the 4th of July will be happening SEPTEMBER 3rd! A full schedule of events can be found on the City of Dover website at www.cityofdover.com

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Join us tomorrow night, Wednesday, August 24th at 6:30 p.m. for a special lecture with Wesley College professor Susan Redington Bobby. As a specialist in fairytales, adolescent literature, and mythological archetypes, she will examine Sendak’s work with an eye toward the macabre aspects of his illustrations and stories, within the larger context of her areas of focus. ... See MoreSee Less

As a specialist in fairytales, adolescent literature, and mythological archetypes, Professor Susan Redington Bobby will examine Sendak’s work with an eye toward the macabre aspects of his illustrati...

Where the Wild Things Roam Lecture

August 24, 2016, 6:00pm - August 24, 2016, 8:00pm

Biggs Museum of American Art

As a specialist in fairytales, adolescent literature, and mythological archetypes, Professor Susan Redington Bobby will examine Sendak’s work with an eye toward the macabre aspects of his illustrati...

Exhibitions and programming are made possible, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.