Society of
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Field Trip to the Delaware Art Museum 

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Date(s) - 04/28/2019
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy - Wilmington, DE 19806


Field Trip to the Delaware Art Museum 

Sunday April 28th, 12:30 to 4 PM

Join us for this free event!

Join fellow SCBWI MD/DE/WV members on a field trip to the Delaware Art Museum on Sunday, April 28th. At the museum, we’ll meet up with authors and illustrators from the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter to see “Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes: The Droller Collection of Picture Book Art” and tour the museum’s permanent collection.


About The Droller Collection 

From the Brothers Grimm and Mother Goose to Dinosaur Bob and Bumble-Ardy, engaging stories and captivating images come alive in the art of picture books. Climb into the magical world of children’s literature through this stunning collection of more than 100 original and imaginative illustrations by artists representing eight countries. Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes features selections from favorite traditional artists such as Randolph Caldecott, Arthur Rackham, and Kate Greenaway, as well as luminaries from modern era, including Barbra Cooney, Jerry Pinkney, and Maurice Sendak. Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes: The Droller Collection of Picture Book Art was organized by The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, Massachusetts

The Delaware Art Museum has: the largest and most significant collection of Pre-Raphaelite art in the United States; illustrations and personal papers of American illustrator Howard Pyle; works by Pyle’s students, including N. C. Wyeth, Maxfield Parrish, Frank E. Schoonoverthe largest collection of art by John Sloan (1871-1951) , a member of the Ashcan School; and American Art (19th century – present).


On Sundays, admission to the museum is free; however, please register below so we can alert the museum how many will be joining us. 

Please bring money for lunch if you’d like to dine with the group.

Parking at the museum is limited. Carpooling is strongly encouraged.