January 13th – 20th Invention Convention, Power of Voices, and Frosty

Invention Convention

Hagley’s popular family event continues its tradition of innovation by emphasizing environmental initiatives both at the event and in the community. Invention Convention encourages innovation, creativity, and imagination in young people through science, technology, and engineering.  Hagley Museum and Library, January 14th, 15th and 16th, 10 A.M.


Power of Voices

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The DCM will celebrate the work and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in an interactive program and gallery called “The Power of Voices.” Hear Dr. King’s voice, express your own dreams for the future, make a peace sign, and much more! Be sure to check out the original portrait of Dr. King in the new temporary exhibition, Etch A Sketch® People, Presidents, and Places. Delaware Children’s Museum, January 16th, 12 P.M.


Mini-Masters: Frosty the Snowman

Frosty the snowman was a jolly happy soul, with a corncob pipe and a button nose, and two eyes made out of coal. Let’s create a Frosty that won’t melt away in the hot sun. Biggs Museum of American Art, January 18th, 10 A.M. 


An Evolving Legacy: Delaware’s Coastal Act

Forty years ago, Governor Russell W. Peterson championed Delaware’s landmark Coastal Zone Act to preserve the Delaware shoreline. Before Peterson’s death last February at the age of 94, Oates interviewed the former governor, who recounted the dramatic struggle to craft and pass this visionary legislation. After the screening, director Michael Oates will lead a Q&A session about the production of the film. Milton Fire Hall, January 20th, 7 P.M.

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