Music, Food, Beverages and Fun on the Museum Grounds Every Thursday
Happy Hours return to the Delaware Art Museum’s Terrace and Copeland Sculpture Garden on Thursday, May 27. The popular, free series offers guests an opportunity to relax and unwind with live music, local brews, wine, cocktails, and rotating food vendors, surrounded by art. Weather permitting, Happy Hours take place every Thursday from 5 pm – 7:30 pm, a time which overlaps with the Museum’s free Thursday evening hours.
The Happy Hours schedule is as follows:
May 27: Joseph Whitney (Steel Drum) and Natalie’s Fine Food Truck
Jun 3: Pristine Raeign (Soul, Funk, Jazz, Motown and the Philly Sound) and Los Taquitos De Puebla
Jun 10: Edgewater Avenue (Americana, Bluegrass) and Toscana Catering
Jun 17: Jea Street (Soul) and Los Taquitos De Puebla
Jun 24: Skinner & Spadola (Acoustic Duo) and Natalie’s Fine Food Truck
Jul 1: The Seedlings (Rock, Blues and Originals) and Los Taquitos De Puebla
Jul 8: Betty & the Bullet (Americana) and Toscana Catering
Jul 15: Pristine Raeign (Soul, Funk, Jazz, Motown and the Philly Sound) and Los Taquitos De Puebla
Jul 22: Betty & the Bullet (Americana) and Natalie’s Fine Food Truck
Jul 29: Edgewater Avenue (Americana, Bluegrass) and Los Taquitos De Puebla
Aug 5: Sharon & Shawn (Jazz) and Toscana Catering
Aug 12: Jea Street (Soul) and Los Taquitos De Puebla
Aug 19: The Seedlings (Rock, Blues and Originals) and Natalie’s Fine Food Truck
Aug 26: Joseph Whitney (Steel Drum) and Los Taquitos De Puebla
Sep 2: DJ Willie Wilmington (Salsa DJ & Dance) and Toscana Catering
Sep 9: Skinner & Spadola (Acoustic Duo) and Los Taquitos De Puebla
Sep 16: Sharon & Shawn (Jazz) and Natalie’s Fine Food Truck
Lauren McMahon, Delaware Art Museum’s Event and Rentals Manager, said, “Our open-air happy hours exploded in popularity in 2020, no doubt because people were seeking outdoor entertainment alternatives due to COVID-19. We are elated that we can continue to increase our value to the community in this way and be part of a vibrant, culturally significant Wilmington. And we hope our outdoor visitors take in some of the indoor arts experience, since Thursday nights are both our free night and our late night.”
No registration is required for the happy hours. Some seating is available, but guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets, as well as cash or card for bar and food purchases.
Until state guidelines change, guests are asked to wear masks unless seated and eating or drinking.
IF YOU GO:
WHAT: Delaware Art Museum Happy Hours
WHEN: Thursdays, starting May 27, 2021, 5 pm — 7:30 pm
WHERE: Delaware Art Museum Terrace and Copeland Sculpture Garden, 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806
Happy Hours are sponsored by Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A. and Total Wine & More. This program 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.