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Delaware Art Museums

 Biggs Museum in Dover

= offers a family guide sheet or other self-guided tour activity for kids
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Biggs Museum

Dover, DE   Map it >>
What You’ll See: Paintings, sculptures, illustrations & furniture, with a special emphasis on artists from the coastal region of Delaware, Maryland & Virginia
Don’t Miss: March for the Arts, an exhibition of artwork created by Delaware art educators and their students.   
Just for Kids: Free monthly art projects during Biggs Kids (ages 5-10) and Mini Masters workshops (ages 3-5).

Free admission daily, year-round. 302-674-2111, www.biggsmuseum.org

Delaware Art Museum

Wilmington, DE   Map it >>
What You’ll See: 19th and 20th century American art and illustrations, and the largest British Pre Raphaelite collection (works from 1800s England that were inspired by art from the Middle Ages) in the U.S.
Don’t Miss: Dog Dogs by Elliott Erwitt, featuring 65 of Erwitt’s best pictures of dogs photographed around the world between 1946 and 2004.
Just for Kids: Little ones are free to make art and even touch actual paintings in the Kids’ Corner.

$6-$12 admission, ages 6 & younger free. $25 family admission for up to 2 adults & 4 youth available. Free admission on Sundays and Thursday 4-8pm. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. 302-571-9590, www.delart.org

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

Wilmington, DE   Map it >>
What You’ll See: Constantly-changing exhibits — more than 30 in a year — in various media, from paintings to crafts and video art.
Don’t Miss: "...this used to be easier..." by Sam Blanchard.  This exhibit features a miniature roller coaster equipped with an observatory boardwalk where visitors can use to walk up and over the structure, as well as a moving digital projector that displays a video of a tired man jogging around a suburban neighborhood.
Just for Kids: Free Family Sundays complete with guided family tours, classroom activities, and scavenger hunts through the galleries for kids of all ages.

Free admission daily, year-round. Closed on Mondays. 302-656-6466, www.thedcca.org

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