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Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

 

Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts: Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Guild Hall Museum

March 4 –  June 18, 2022

 

Featuring 72 works from the permanent collection of Guild Hall in East Hampton, New York, this exhibition notably includes artwork by Jackson Pollock, Willem and Elaine de Kooning, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Chuck Close. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, and mixed media works will trace the progression of art movements in the U.S. from Impressionism to Abstract Expressionism to Contemporary Arts of the 1980s and 1990s.

Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts: Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Guild Hall Museum was organized the Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY in association with Landau Traveling Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA.

Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts : Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Guild Hall Museum is made possible through support from the Choptank Foundation, The Bryn Mawr Trust Company of Delaware and the Delaware Division of the Arts.  ​

 

Children’s Abstract Art Exhibition

March 4 –  May 7, 2022

 

Inspired by Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts: Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Guild Hall Museum, the Biggs Museum of American Art put out a call for abstract art created by artists in Pre – K through 12th grade. Nearly 100 submissions were received and installed. Come see the future of Delaware arts!

 

Visions & Voices: A juried exhibition of Mid-Atlantic African American Artists

February 4 –  May 21, 2022

After years of successfully hosting juried art competitions for photographers, landscape artists, and figural artists of the Mid-Atlantic Region, the Biggs Museum is proud to introduce a new juried exhibition highlighting the work of regional African American artists. This exhibition will present art from all visual art media including, but not limited to: painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, craft, fiber, and video. The physical exhibition will be accompanied by an opening reception, artist talks, public programming and gallery sales of the accepted works.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Award Winners XXII

June 3 –  July 23, 2022

Each year, the Biggs Museum of American Art, in partnership with the Delaware Division of the Arts, exhibits the work of the Division’s annual Individual Artist Fellows at the Award Winners exhibition. The Division recognizes artists throughout the state for their outstanding quality of work in the areas of choreography, folk art, jazz, literature, media arts, music, and visual arts through these awards.

Tom Wilson: Super-Realist/Surrealist

July 1 –  October 15, 2022

Delawarean Tom Wilson studied art at the Rhode Island School of Design. Living in New York and eventually Paris, Wilson enjoyed the new visibility of LGBTQ artists while working as a top fashion model of the 1970s. After returning to Lewes in 1981, Wilson built a career on rendering photorealistic architectural studies of southern Delaware before succumbing to complications of the AIDS virus in 1995. This exhibition unveils the work of this artist and the community that supported his career.

Art Deco Glass from the Huchthausen Collection

November 4, 2022 –  February 18, 2023

Characterized by clean lines, geometric shapes and bright colors, Art Deco glass emerged in the late 19th century, and resurged in popularity in the 1970s. This exhibition features early 20th century glassworks by iconic Art Deco studios such as René Lalique, Daum Frères, Pierre d’Avesn, Charles Schneider, Muller Frères, Marius-Ernest Sabino, Steuben Glass Works, and many others.


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