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Delaware Art Museum

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Sculpture Gardens and Labyrinth Walk

Absolutely Beautiful. I took my grand-daughters to introduce them to sculptures and the labyrinth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stonewoman9
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Wilmington, Delaware
Pyle and Pre-Raphaelites

This has the best exhibition of both in the country Pyle being a native son of Wilmington and other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mbw244
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Belcamp, Maryland
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A collection of American art from 1840 to the present.
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2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE 19806-2096
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely Beautiful. I took my grand-daughters to introduce them to sculptures and the labyrinth. The labyrinth was surrounded by honeysuckle, A perfect day.

Thank Stonewoman9
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has the best exhibition of both in the country Pyle being a native son of Wilmington and other illustrators as well. Didn't realize that I knew Pyle's work until I cam across the pirate piece "Marooned" which I realized had been used in a...More

Thank mbw244
Reviewed 1 week ago

This art museum does a great job of both blending in (it's situated in an amazingly beautiful residential neighborhood) and standing out (largest collection of pre-raphaelite art outside of europe, as well as revolving, thoughtful exhibits). There's also a lovely outside sculpture garden. Lot's of...More

Thank suesaut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much to say because I feel like all art museums are the same. They had good diverse exhibits (I am very interested in seeing some of their future exhibits. The museum has two floors, which could last a person hours, depending on how in-depth...More

Thank Ricardo G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I respect an art museum that doesn't try to be all things to all visitors. You can't do that unless you have the resources of The Met or the National Gallery. This museum focuses on American Art with the exception of several large galleries devoted...More

Thank Mike Z
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Enjoy the outdoor sculpture and the Howard Pyle exhibit especially. Surprised by the Pre-Raphaelists exhibit and like it also. Have been twice in the past year for the special exhibits and would not bother again with the audio guide. The museum restaurant for lunch has...More

Thank Jeanne J
Reviewed May 28, 2018

When you are looking for the Delaware Art Museum and you find yourself in a pleasant, park-like residential area you are almost there. Located on Kentmere Parkway, this museum is a hidden gem worth seeking out as we did on a recent visit to Wilmington,...More

Thank NJtraveler1990
Reviewed May 21, 2018

It was a real pleasure being educated about Howard Pyle, America's father of commercial book illustration (N.C. Wyeth was a student) and the Pre-Raphaelite Arts and Crafts artists Rossetti and William Morris in the rich collections of the Delaware Art Museum. The presentation and labels...More

Thank Jo-Ann M
Reviewed May 3, 2018

The galleries are very well installed with ample lighting and space between the pieces of art. An extra treat is the outdoor sculpture exhibit. The museum is larger than I expected but not overwhelming. The docents are friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Marsha Z
Reviewed May 3, 2018

I recently visited the Delaware Art Museum on a Smithsonian Associates trip and was quite impressed by the diversity of art and really enjoyed the galleries devoted to Howard Pyle, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the magazine covers. We saw the current exhibit, "Eye on Nature"...More

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I don’t know. You will have to call the museum number.mmI am sure they can help you
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January 28, 2018|
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There is no admission price for the sculpture garden. Also, the museum is free all day on Sundays.
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