EXHIBITIONS

Click here for a full listing including the Delaware History Museum, Mitchell Center for African American Heritage, Old Town Hall, Willingtown Square, and the Read House & Gardens.

 


LECTURES

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Ongoing, Wilmington Campus

Between the Rivers, Walking Tours of Wilmington's Historic District - the Delaware Historical Society is pleased to offer reserved guided tours of Wilmington's historic Market Street.

 


June 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Wilmington Art Loop

The Delaware History Museum offers FREE admission the first Friday of each month. Enjoy the Wilmington Art Loop with a visit to the museum! Art Loop details.

 

Saturday, June 3, 2017, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Pop Up Museum Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month
You create the exhibit!  Click here for details.

 

Tuesday, June 13 and 27, 2017
Wine & Weed at the Read House & Gardens

Volunteers continue to meet every other week on Tuesday evenings to keep the grounds neat and tidy throughout the spring, summer and early fall. Refeshments follow gardening sessions. Please contact manstine@dehistory.org for more details if you are interested in volunteering. Details.

 

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Research Library, Open Research

Volunteers from the Delaware Genealogical Society will be on hand to answer individual research questions.

 

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Family Program: An Immigrant's Journey

Hands-on activities that tell the story of immigration to Delaware. Details.

 

Monday, June 19, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Reading Group

The next reading discussion will be on: Over Here: The First World War and American Society by David M Kennedy.   Details.

 

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Contemporary History Series: Growing Business in Delaware: The Politics of Job Creation in a Small State

Edward C. Ratledge will present on the Delaware economy. Details.

 

 

 

July 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Society closed for Independence Day!

 

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Family Program: Hooray for Independence Day!

Discover Delaware's important role in choosing independence and fighting for freedom during the Revolutionary War.
Hands-on activities, drill like a Continental soldier, enjoy story time, and a 4th of July craft - fun for all ages! Details.

 

Tuesday, July 11 and 25, 2017
Wine & Weed at the Read House & Gardens

Volunteers continue to meet every other week on Tuesday evenings to keep the grounds neat and tidy throughout the spring, summer and early fall. Refeshments follow gardening sessions. Please contact manstine@dehistory.org for more details if you are interested in volunteering. Details.
 

Saturday, July 15, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Research Library, Open Research

Volunteers from the Delaware Genealogical Society will be on hand to answer individual research questions.


Friday, July 21, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Untapped History: "Say Cheese!" Photography with David Norbut

Discover the history of photography through an exploration of cameras and photographs in our collection.Professional photographer David Norbut will provide tips and pointers to take the best pictures using the most modern camera—our cell phones. Details.

 

 

August 2017

Tuesday, August 8 and 22, 2017
Wine & Weed at the Read House & Gardens

Volunteers continue to meet every other week on Tuesday evenings to keep the grounds neat and tidy throughout the spring, summer and early fall. Refeshments follow gardening sessions. Please contact manstine@dehistory.org for more details if you are interested in volunteering. Details.

 

Saturday, August 19, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Research Library, Open Research

Volunteers from the Delaware Genealogical Society will be on hand to answer individual research questions.

 

Saturday, August 19, 2017, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Family Program: Gathering for August Quarterly

Celebrate the annual August Quarterly with special family programming at the Mitchell Center for African American Heritage. Details.

 

 

 

Delaware History Museum   |  Mitchell Center for African American Heritage   |   Old Town Hall   |   Research Library   |   Willingtown Square    |   Read House & Gardens  

(302) 655-7161  deinfo@dehistory.org
505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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The Delaware Historical Society is the statewide, non-profit organization that explores, preserves, shares, and promotes Delaware history, heritage, and culture to strengthen our community.