Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Fri Oct. 22

    Rockwood House Tours Explore the grandeur, history and beauty of the Rockwood Mansion, home of the Shipley, Bringhurst and Hargraves families for 120 years. This tour emphasizes the magnificent mansion interiors and the family’s multi-generational art collection. Tickets are suggested. Tour involves stairs. This tour matches well with the Gentlemen’s House and Garden and Historic Structures tours on available days. All Ages Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
  2. Sat Oct. 23

    Rockwood House Tours Explore the grandeur, history and beauty of the Rockwood Mansion, home of the Shipley, Bringhurst and Hargraves families for 120 years. This tour emphasizes the magnificent mansion interiors and the family’s multi-generational art collection. Tickets are suggested. Tour involves stairs. This tour matches well with the Gentlemen’s House and Garden and Historic Structures tours on available days. All Ages Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
  3. Sat Oct. 23

    ROCKWOOD'S PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION - SOLD OUT Embark on an exciting new outdoor paranormal investigation of Rockwood Park. This is a rare opportunity to find out what paranormal activity may be going on outside the walls of the famously haunted mansion. Investigators get an opportunity to help in the search using sophisticated paranormal equipment. Attendees must be able to traverse many stairs throughout the museum. Tickets are required. Tour begins promptly at 8:00 p.m. Masks required. Ages 14-Adults
  4. Sun Oct. 24

    HISTORIC STRUCTURES TOUR Take a walk back in time to learn how the existing and lost structures of Rockwood completed a working estate. Your guide will be dressed in vintage clothing and will use vintage photographs to illustrate the history of Rockwood as you walk from structure to structure. Tour includes uneven surfaces, grass, gravel and paved areas. . Tickets are required. This tour matches well with the Guided Museum Tour. Comfortable walking shoes and ability to walk a mile are recommended. Ages 14-Adults
  5. Tue Oct. 26

    Flow Yoga Outdoor Flow Yoga with instructor Mary Ann Quinn Hendrix. Come for an hour of fun and relaxation at Rockwood Park and learn the art of Flow Yoga. Program is offered every Tuesday at 9 am. Program will be offered outdoors by the Museum Conservatory, weather permitting, however, this activity will be held rain or shine. Please bring a mat, blocks, towel, water. Ages 16-Adults
  6. Thu Oct. 28

    ROCKWOOD'S WATERCOLORS (ADULT) Choose a scene from the beautiful grounds of Rockwood or an object that is chosen by the instructor and learn the technique of watercolor painting. Objective is to combine color, art and nature. No experience required. Ages 16-Adults
  7. Fri Oct. 29

    Rockwood House Tours Explore the grandeur, history and beauty of the Rockwood Mansion, home of the Shipley, Bringhurst and Hargraves families for 120 years. This tour emphasizes the magnificent mansion interiors and the family’s multi-generational art collection. Tickets are suggested. Tour involves stairs. This tour matches well with the Gentlemen’s House and Garden and Historic Structures tours on available days. All Ages Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
  8. Sat Oct. 30

    ROCKWOOD'S PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION - SOLD OUT Embark on an exciting new outdoor paranormal investigation of Rockwood Park. This is a rare opportunity to find out what paranormal activity may be going on outside the walls of the famously haunted mansion. Investigators get an opportunity to help in the search using sophisticated paranormal equipment. Attendees must be able to traverse many stairs throughout the museum. Tickets are required. Tour begins promptly at 8:00 p.m. Masks required. Ages 14-Adults
  9. Tue Nov. 2

    Flow Yoga Outdoor Flow Yoga with instructor Mary Ann Quinn Hendrix. Come for an hour of fun and relaxation at Rockwood Park and learn the art of Flow Yoga. Program is offered every Tuesday at 9 am. Program will be offered outdoors by the Museum Conservatory, weather permitting, however, this activity will be held rain or shine. Please bring a mat, blocks, towel, water. Ages 16-Adults
  10. Thu Nov. 4

    INSTALLATION ART IN THE GARDENS Create original sculptural art installations in Rockwood's historic garden using materials sourced from nature such as pine cone, dried flowers, branches, rocks, leaves and other found objects. These earth works will emphasize composition through contrasts in color and texture of all-natural materials in the Park. The artist installations will then be left on view for Park visitors to admire. This program is great for families and children ages 6 and above. Ages 6-Aduts
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  1. Physical Address
    4651 Washington Street Extension
    Wilmington, DE 19802

    Phone: (302) 761-4340

    Rentals

    (302) 761-1722


Find more events and programs in the Happenings Guide.

The New Castle County Happenings Guide