The Delaware Contemporary offers exciting programs for all ages throughout the year. Learn about our workshops, gallery activities, exhibition tours, and more! 


BODY OF ART: Open Figure Drawing Series

Selected Wednesdays | 6 - 8 PM
$10 drop-in fee
Wings Auditorium

Studio artist Jenna Lucente monitors these informal and unclothed figure drawing sessions starting with quick sketch warm-ups and ending with 2-3 longer poses. Drawing instruction is not provided. Open Figure Drawing is a great environment for people getting started with the figure as well as experienced artists to advance their skills. Easels and drawing boards are first come, first served. BYO favorite sketching materials.  
*please arrive 10 minutes early to allow yourself time to set-up.

February 20
March 20
April 17
May 15
June 19

OPEN STUDIO:Drawing and Painting RETURNS!

Wednesday, February 20 | 6 - 8 PM
$10 drop-in fee
Studio Workshop
Plan a date night with your inner artist! These informal studio sessions offer a community space for people who love to create. Bring a work-in-progress or start from scratch with the guidance of a Teaching Artist. Drawing and painting materials will be available.


First Fridays | 5 - 8 PM starting March 1
Sundays | 12 - 5 PM starting March 3


Beginning March 1st during our first Friday Art Loop, the Art Cart will greet visitors interested in an interactive gallery experience. The Art Cart will travel our galleries with a selection of creative projects appealing to all ages. There will always be something new to discover as we rotate featured activities to connect with our dynamic exhibitions on display.

The Art Cart is generously provided by DISCOVER


Gallery Scavenger Hunt: Go on a hunt for items throughout our galleries! Pick up a list at the Front Desk and test your finding skills!

Become an Art Detective: There are secret operatives at our galleries who need your help. Pick up an Agent Dossier at the Front Desk! 

Little Masterpieces: Art supply bins are available to use at The Delaware Contemporary to make take-home art work. Enjoy relaxed, family creativity!