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The Bancroft Brothers: An Untold Story Symposium (Sold out)

Jan 26, 2024
9:00 am  -  4:00 pm
Members: Free
Non-Members: Free


This event was postponed from January 19 to January 26.

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On January 19, the Delaware Art Museum and Woodlawn Trustees will co-host a daylong symposium: “The Bancroft Brothers: An Untold Story.” Held at DelArt, this free event will include a series of lectures, panel discussions, and a tour of The Rossettis exhibition that will illuminate the transformative impact of the Bancroft family on Wilmington and Delaware.

Left to right: Samuel Bancroft, Jr., c. 1910. Unknown photographer. Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Pre-Raphaelite Manuscript Collection, Helen Farr Sloan Library and Archives, Delaware Art Museum. William P. Bancroft, 1906, Unknown photographer. Collection of Woodlawn Trustees, Incorporated, Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library. Image courtesy of Hagley Museum and Library.

Organizers & Sponsors

The symposium, "The Bancroft Brothers: An Untold Story," has been made possible in part by a grant from the Nathan M. Clark Foundation and by a grant from Delaware Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom.