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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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We'll be open with free admission Saturday for Dover Comic Con 2017! Enjoy the Christo and Jeanne-Claude exhibition and programming for all ages throughout the day.

Dover Comic Con 2017August 19, 2017, 11:00amDover Public LibraryBeginning at the Dover Public Library in 2013 to help promote our graphic novel collection and as just a really cool teen program, Dover Comic Con has quickly grown from 120 teens attending the first year in just the library, to over 10,000 attendees of all ages attending a variety of events citywide. Now we have partnered with more community groups to make the event even bigger & better. Dover Comic Con is unique FREE festival with artists, vendors, authors, cars, panels, crafts, gaming, fan groups and more!
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Dover Comic Con 2017

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Biggs Museum of American Art

Did you know? For 18 days in October of 1991, Christo and Jeanne-Claude dotted the landscape of two countries, Japan and the U.S., with 3,100 monumental umbrellas. The project enlisted the services of nearly 1,900 construction workers, engineers, students, farm laborers and supporters.




Learn more about this world renowned artistic duo, and the stories of their amazing creations, in the Christo and Jeanne-Claude exhibition on view now through October 22nd at the Biggs.
#christo #contemporaryart #sculpture #photography #theumbrellas #thegates #biggsmuseum #christoandjeanneclaude
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Did you know? For 18 days in October of 1991, Christo and Jeanne-Claude dotted the landscape of two countries, Japan and the U.S., with 3,100 monumental umbrellas. The project enlisted the services of nearly 1,900 construction workers, engineers, students, farm laborers and supporters. 

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Learn more about this world renowned artistic duo, and the stories of their amazing creations, in the Christo and Jeanne-Claude exhibition on view now through October 22nd at the Biggs. 
#christo #contemporaryart #sculpture #photography #theumbrellas #thegates #biggsmuseum #christoandjeanneclaude

3 days ago

Biggs Museum of American Art

Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Running Fence Documentary LectureAugust 26, 2017, 11:00amBiggs Museum of American ArtIn conjunction with the exhibit Christo & Jeanne-Claude: the Tom Golden Collection, the Biggs will host scholar Dr. Ellen Notar, who will address Christo’s installation work, Running Fences, in Sonoma and Marin Counties, California. The lecture will be complimented by a showing in the gallery of a renowned documentary that chronicles this same work. ... See MoreSee Less

Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Running Fence Documentary Lecture
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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.