79th Annual Members’ Fine Arts Exhibition, Photography Walk at Hagley Museum and more to see and do in Delaware this week

From concerts and movies, to special events for the whole family, there is always something to see and do in Delaware. Here are some of our picks:

New Castle County

090117delartAssemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists, through September 3rd

Assemblage is a group of 17 women artists from the greater Philadelphia area. While the artists exhibit individually throughout the region, they work toward exhibiting collectively once a year. The artists work in various media and include the figure, animals, architecture, nature, and both realistic and abstract forms in their designs. Painting, printmaking, and drawing with bright colors and monochrome tones, three-dimensional pieces, and found objects contribute to the diversity of each artist’s styles. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington.

 

090117hagleyPicture Hagley: Photography Walk at Hagley Museum, September 7th

Visitors can take advantage of this unique opportunity to see the grounds of Hagley in a different light and meet one of our guides for a stroll through the property. Photography beginners or experts will enjoy this experience as they have the opportunity to photograph areas off the usual visitor route. Ability to walk some distance and carry your own equipment is necessary. Time allowed: up to 3 hours. Please note that this is not a workshop. Photographers should understand how to use their own equipment and no training or assistance will be provided with equipment. Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington.

 

Kent County

090117sitarUstad Shafaat Khan presents: East Meets West, September 5th

Ustad Shafaat Khan, world-renowned Indian classical musician, has performed worldwide at many prestigious concert halls, music festivals and universities all over India, America, Europe, China, Russia, and Japan. Recently, he performed with Stevie Wonder at one of the biggest festivals in the USA, the Bonnaroo Festival. In the past, he has shared a television concert with Ray Charles in Germany. In the rich history of Indian classical music, Mr. Khan has distinguished himself by being the first known artist to have attained simultaneous excellence in performing sitar, surbahar, and tabla. Wesley College, Bennett Chapel, Dover.

 

090117smyrnaHappy Hour Season Preview Party, September 7th

Smyrna Opera House invites you to a Happy Hour Season Preview Party. Thursday, September 7th from 5:30-6:30pm. Discover what the Smyrna Opera House has in store for the 2017-2018 season. Join us and learn about the variety of programming we will be offering for the entire family. Stop by after work, have a drink, hear about our upcoming programs, and then visit one of the great restaurants we have nearby in Smyrna. The Smyrna Opera House is excited to announce all of the great events we have scheduled this upcoming season. The Happy Hour Season Preview Party is free and no tickets are needed, but we request that you please let us know if you will be able to attend so we may have a count for our caterer. Smyrna Opera House.

 

Sussex County

090117fish79th Annual Members’ Fine Arts Exhibition, through September 3rd

This exhibition showcases artworks in a variety of media by over 125 of the Rehoboth Art League’s Member Artists. Awards are given for outstanding works. Rehoboth Art League.

 

 

 

090117bruceBruce in the USA: The World’s #1 Tribute to Bruce Springsteen, September 8th

Bruce In The USA is much more than just another tribute …
This high-energy musical experience is a note-perfect and visually accurate recreation of a Bruce Springsteen & The E St. Band show. Matt Ryan began playing the Springsteen character in 2000 in the “Legends In Concert” Las Vegas show. The band consists of seasoned professional musicians — from acts or bands such as Queen, Meatloaf, Hall and Oates, The Temptations and Slash — which has taken this genre of performances to a whole new level. The Freeman Stage at Bayside, Selbyville.

 

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