Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Tue Jan. 25

    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
  2. Thu Jan. 27

    Vespertine Domesticity: Lighting of the Industrial Age (Pt. 1) This two-part lecture focuses on the history of artificial illumination within the home and civic buildings. The first focuses on lighting technologies and the interiors they brightened before the Industrial Revolution. Special attention will be placed on those novel lighting techniques that were retained for use during Rockwood’s early years, followed by a discussion of ways that they can be returned to dramatize those interiors today. The second focuses on post-Industrial Revolutionlighting. Special attention will be placed on the artforms that emerged in response to new lighting opportunities, followed by a discussion of ways that they can be better represented in Rockwoodnow. Bring a snack or bagged dinner. Masks required. All ages
  3. Sat Jan. 29

    The Trail Ends Here! At Rockwood Park Each month, Rockwood partners with the BrandywineHundred Library to foster reading and charge imaginations through TRAIL TALES, putting books in nature. On two Saturdays a month, museum staff and volunteers read this featured book or another popular title and follow it up with a related activity or craft. All materials are included. Rain or shine event. Masks required inside. Ages 5+.
  4. Tue Feb. 1

    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
  5. Thu Feb. 3

    Tiny Trails at Rockwood Park Come and enjoy all the different treasures ofRockwood! Tiny Trails is an informal class for toddlers to explore the most popular themes of this unique park and museum. Always changing, this program will celebrate kids’ literature, costume, gardening, animals, architecture, the arts, and much more. All materials are included. Rain or shine event. Ages 1-5. Masks required inside.
  6. Thu Feb. 3

    Watercolors in the Conservatory at Rockwood This is a rare opportunity to study Rockwood’sbotanical collections for inspiration for your own floral still life painting. A small group of participants of any ability will work directly inside one of America’s oldest attached conservatories. This greenhouse is heated and is an ideal setting for art instruction. Masks required. Ages 16-Adults
  7. Fri Feb. 4

    Director's Tour: The Arts of Rockwood Join Rockwood's new Director, Ryan Grover, through a highlights tour of Rockwood's fine and decorative art collections. Each generation that lived at Rockwood, from the 1850s through the 20th century, added important arts and antiques to the house spanning the 17th - 20th centuries and originating from Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, and Asia. The tour will end in the conservatory, the best object in the collection, with complimentary drinks.
  8. Tue Feb. 8

    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
  9. Thu Feb. 10

    Watercolor Kids: The Arts Inside at Rockwood Kids of all experience levels will come to insideRockwood Museum to study form, color, and light/shadow through still life compositions in graphite and watercolor. Children will be encouraged to paint fun, themed displays of found objects from multiple angles. Then the kids will discuss artworks from the museum’s permanent collection for examples of these lessons. Masks required. Ages 6-12
  10. Sat Feb. 12

    The Trail Ends Here! At Rockwood Park Each month, Rockwood partners with the BrandywineHundred Library to foster reading and charge imaginations through TRAIL TALES, putting books in nature. On two Saturdays a month, museum staff and volunteers read this featured book or another popular title and follow it up with a related activity or craft. All materials are included. Rain or shine event. Masks required inside. Ages 5+.
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    4651 Washington Street Extension
    Wilmington, DE 19802

    Phone: (302) 761-4340

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    (302) 761-1722


Find more events and programs in the Happenings Guide.

The New Castle County Happenings Guide