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Upcoming Exhibitions

 Biggs Shot 2016

June 3 – September 25, 2016

Every three years, the Biggs Museum hosts a huge competition of the finest photographers from across the Mid-Atlantic States. This year’s contest will be judged by the museum’s new Director, Charles Guerin. The winners will be featured in a group exhibition with the best of show receiving a $1500 purchase prize for the permanent collection.


Clark Fox

October 7 – January 22, 2017

Known throughout the contemporary art circles of New York, Washington DC and Los Angeles, Clark Fox has been critiquing modern culture with stories of iconic characters, such as George Washington, Chef from the animated South Park and The Planters Company Mr. Peanut, for over forty years. The exhibition at the Biggs Museum of American Art will focus on some of the enticing and charismatic formal series that Fox has utilized in his art to confront social themes such as racism and corruption.


Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition – 50 Years, Works, ReasonsScreen Shot 2016-04-11 at 12.49.22 PM

July 30 – September 11, 2016

The Biggs Museum is proud to partner with the Dover Public Library to feature the work and biography of one of America’s most beloved children’s authors and illustrators, Maurice Sendak. Know principally for his publication and now a major motion picture, Where the Wild Things Are, this exhibition spans the career and work of this visionary artist.