Enjoy Brunch, Brushes, and Blooms in the Sculpture Garden and Tented Terrace
The Delaware Art Museum has replanted its al fresco fundraiser on Saturday, May 14, 2022, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. “Brunch at Tiffany’s” celebrates spring by offering brunch bites and morning cocktails in the Copeland Sculpture Garden. The rain-or-shine “Brunch, Brushes and Blooms” sequel will connect people to art outdoors through the pairing of floral designs with the Museum’s outdoor sculptures. Local painters, dancers and other artists will create and perform live onsite, and guests can purchase art via a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
Artists and floral designers were encouraged to take inspiration from the Museum’s current “Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection” exhibition and guests are invited to don “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”-inspired, “garden party chic” attire.
Confirmed artists to date include painter Mary Page Evans, painter/sculptor Rick Hidalgo, ceramicist/sculptor Gail Husch, watercolorist Kara Hinson, graffiti artist Francesco Iacono, mixed media artist Regina Katz, visual artists Thomas Del Porte, Rayna DeReus, John Gibbons, Linda Majewski, Aaron Terry, and Shannon Woodloe, and the Original Coloure Collective, as well as dancers from the Wilmington Ballet. Floral designers to date include Flowers by Yukie, Nanci Hersh and Carla Pastore.
Maggie Oda Lyon, Director of Advancement for the Museum, says, “Last year’s Brunch, Brushes, and Blooms was just a wonderful day, and one of our first opportunities to welcome people back to the Museum. Being outside with other people, enjoying the live artists’ work in such a pretty setting, and talking to them about their processes are the keys to making this a cherished perennial event.”
The Terrace will be tented, and some activities may be moved indoors in the event of inclement weather. The Museum will adhere to any outdoor Covid-19 guidelines in place on the date of the event.
Tickets must be purchased in advance at delart.org. The cost is $95 for Members and $115 for Non-Members. The event features fine food and beverages by Jamestown Catering.
Sponsors: FranksWine and Jamestown Catering. This event is sponsored by Delaware Today and Incyte Corporation. This organization is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.
About the Delaware Art Museum
For over 100 years, the Museum has served as a primary arts and cultural institution in Delaware. It is alive with experiences, discoveries, and activities to connect people with art and with each other. Originally created in 1912 to honor the renowned illustrator and Wilmington-native, Howard Pyle, the Museum’s collection has grown to over 12,000 works of art in our building and sculpture garden. Also recognized for British Pre-Raphaelite art, the Museum is home to the most comprehensive Pre-Raphaelite collection on display outside of the United Kingdom, and a growing collection of significant contemporary art.
Under the leadership of our Board of Trustees, the Delaware Art Museum is implementing a comprehensive approach to community and civic engagement. This exciting new strategic direction requires that we increase our value and relevance to all audiences. Visit delart.org to for the latest exhibitions, programs, and performances or connect with us via social media.
IF YOU GO
WHAT: “Brunch at Tiffany’s” garden fundraiser
WHEN: Saturday, May 14, 2022, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WHERE: Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Del. 19806