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Welcome to the
Biggs Museum
of American Art

406 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 674-2111

Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday:
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sundays: 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

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Upcoming Events


Current Exhibitions


Christo and Jeanne-Claude:
The Tom Golden Collection

August 4 – October 22, 2017

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7 days ago

Biggs Museum of American Art

Celebrate the state's tradition of handmade goods and make your own Thanksgiving centerpiece. Free, children ages 4-10.

Don't forget to check out works for sale in the Delaware By Hand Maker's Market!

Biggs Kids: Thanksgiving CenterpiecesNovember 4, 2017, 9:00amBiggs Museum of American ArtCelebrate the state's tradition of handmade goods and make your own Thanksgiving centerpiece. Free, children ages 4-10.

Don't forget to check out works for sale in the @[346683525788480:844:Delaware By Hand Maker's Market]!
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Biggs Kids: Thanksgiving Centerpieces

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Biggs Museum of American Art

Meet the artists from the Delaware Watercolor Society and Delaware By Hand Masterworks juried exhibitions. Enjoy refreshments and two exhibits celebrating Delaware artists!

About the Delaware Watercolor Society Exhibition: In partnership with the Delaware Watercolor Society (DWS), the Biggs Museum will exhibit watercolor paintings by this group’s best and brightest in a juried competition. Over fifty works will be featured within the Biggs Museum, many will be for sale. The DWS aims to promote and encourage mutually shared interests in watercolor media among its members and the public.

About the Delaware By Hand Masterworks Exhibition: Every three years, the Biggs Museum hosts a juried competition of its Delaware By Hand artist membership in order to select individual artists that are deemed masters of their craft. Exhibited works will include a wide range of mediums such as scultpure, painting, photography, woodworking, and more.

Delaware Watercolor Society and Delaware By Hand OpeningsNovember 3, 2017, 5:00pmBiggs Museum of American ArtMeet the artists from the Delaware Watercolor Society and Delaware By Hand Masterworks juried exhibitions. Enjoy refreshments and two exhibits celebrating Delaware artists!

About the Delaware Watercolor Society Exhibition: In partnership with the Delaware Watercolor Society (DWS), the Biggs Museum will exhibit watercolor paintings by this group’s best and brightest in a juried competition. Over fifty works will be featured within the Biggs Museum, many will be for sale. The DWS aims to promote and encourage mutually shared interests in watercolor media among its members and the public.

About the Delaware By Hand Masterworks Exhibition: Every three years, the Biggs Museum hosts a juried competition of its Delaware By Hand artist membership in order to select individual artists that are deemed masters of their craft. Exhibited works will include a wide range of mediums such as scultpure, painting, photography, woodworking, and more.
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Delaware Watercolor Society and Delaware By Hand Openings

New this week at the Biggs: we’ve installed interactive monitors throughout the galleries, which feature videos about select pieces to help bring the collection to life. •


The videos were produced in partnership with talented students from area colleges. #biggsmuseum #peale #video #technology #federal #painting #sculpture #silver #furniture #museumtechnology
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New this week at the Biggs: we’ve installed interactive monitors throughout the galleries, which feature videos about select pieces to help bring the collection to life. •
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The videos were produced in partnership with talented students from area colleges. #biggsmuseum #peale #video #technology #federal #painting #sculpture #silver #furniture #museumtechnology
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This organization is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency,
in partnershipwith the
National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.