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.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Opening Reception, Crafting Identity
Read House & Gardens

Exhibit opening, light refreshments, and a talk by Petra Clark, "More than a Feather in One's Cap: The Nineteenth-Century Taxidermy Bird Hat Controversy."  Details.
 

April 4 - June 17, 2018
Crafting Identity
Read House & Gardens

A unique exhibit that highlights contemporary textile art along with works from the Society's collections to help visitors see how history shapes us and how we shape the stories we tell about the past. Details.

 

Saturday, April 7, 2018, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
World War I and America Writing Workshops
Delaware History Museum

Third in a series of six World War I-themed writing workshops that will draw on the Society's WWI collections and themes from The First State at the Front: WWI and the Road to Victorious Peace. Join us for an engaging and informative way to discover history! Details.

 

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
11th Annual Delaware History Makers Award
The Queen Theater and the Delaware History Museum

This year's event honors Sam and Mariah Calagione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery! The event begins at 6 PM with a short Award Ceremony at The Queen Theater on North Market Street followed by a celebration next door at the Delaware History Museum and Old Town Hall. A variety of Dogfish Head beers and specialty food pairings will be served. A speakeasy will feature Dogfish vodka, gin, and rum cocktails. The evening will include live music, a buffet, photos from Delaware’s Golden Age of Brewing and the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. All proceeds support the Delaware Historical Society’s educational programs and exhibitions. Please join us for a classic Off-Centered event! Details and tickets.

 


Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9 a.m. - Noon
Teaching with Comic Books and Graphic Novels with Social Studies Teacher Tim Smyth
Delaware History Museum

A 21st century way to learn! For teachers Grades 4-12.The Comic Book Shop will be joining us to answer questions about comic books and graphic novels for your classroom.  Details.

 

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Research Library, Open Research

 

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
FREE for Teachers!
Delaware History Museum

Teachers, did you know that you can visit the Delaware History Museum free of charge on the third Saturday of every month? When you visit, just have proof of employment to enjoy the Society's current and permanent exhibitions. See you there!

 

Saturday, April 21, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Family Saturday Celebrates Earth Day!
Delaware History Museum

Celebrate Earth Day with the Delaware Historical Society and the Delaware Children's Museum! Details.

 

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
World War I and America Writing Workshops
Delaware History Museum

Fourth in a series of six World War I-themed writing workshops that will draw on the Society's WWI collections and themes from 
The First State at the Front: WWI and the Road to Victorious Peace. Join us for an engaging and informative way to discover history! Details.

 

Please visit as more programs are added to the Society's schedule!

 

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