Apr
27
12:00 pm12:00

Linda Chatfield - Lunch and Learn Sampler Series - Printmaking Demystified

Linda Chatfield will be the featured artist at the Lunch and Learn Sampler Series on April 6. She will be bringing in her printing press, discussing various methods of printmaking, and history of printmaking. Conversation format and participant are encouraged to ask questions.

The Lunch and Learn Sampler series is a weekly event each Thursday at noon. A variety of topics and speakers are highlighted. You are encouraged to bring your lunch as we supply the water. All programing is free and open to the public. Call 302.674.1787 for details

Apr
20
12:00 pm12:00

Terry Bryan - Lunch and Learn Sampler Series - Notes on Delaware Illustrator Felix Darley

Terry Bryan will be the featured speaker at the Lunch and Learn Sampler Series on April 20. He will be talking about Felix Darley, a famous Delaware illustrator. Darley's house is on the National Register of Historic Places in Claymont Delaware.

The Lunch and Learn Sampler series is a weekly event each Thursday at noon. A variety of topics and speakers are highlighted. You are encouraged to bring your lunch as we supply the water. All programing is free and open to the public. Call 302.674.2787 for details

Apr
13
12:00 pm12:00

Jan Crumpley - Lunch and Learn Sampler Series - IOS Apps for Artists and Other Creatives

Jan Crumpley will be the featured artist at the Lunch and Learn Sampler Series on April 13. She will be discussing different IOS art apps for Apple products. (Not for Android users.)

The Lunch and Learn Sampler series is a weekly event each Thursday at noon. A variety of topics and speakers are highlighted. You are encouraged to bring your lunch as we supply the water. All programing is free and open to the public. Call 302.674.2787 for details.

Apr
6
12:00 pm12:00

Taylor Collins - Lunch and Learn Sampler Series - Rethinking Poetry Mini-Workshop

To celebrate National Poetry Month, Taylor Collins will present a short poetry workshop in which participants will compose a poem in a fun way as they learn some of the basics of poetry. 

The technique used is a vocabularyclept exercise which exposes your potential and explores how you can rethink a poem. A fun way to explore your creative side as poetry can be found anywhere.  Taylor is a published writer and has been writing poetic fragments for 25 years. For more information on her workshop, read the blog post or check her link.

The Lunch and Learn Sampler series is a weekly event each Thursday at noon. A variety of topics and speakers are highlighted. You are encouraged to bring your lunch as we supply the water. All programing is free and open to the public. Call 302.674.1787 for details.

Mar
17
Mar 18

Wearing of The GREEN Sale--Save 17 Percent

TWO - DAY SALE FOR THOSE WEARING GREEN AND MENTIONING THIS POST.  ERIN GO BRAGH. 

Since GREEN is our favorite color on this day here at Parke GREEN Galleries located on The GREEN in Dover Delaware, we are having a special sale for Saint Paddy's Day. If you're wearing GREEN today, March 17,  or tomorrow (our parade downtown is March 18) AND mention seeing this post, you will receive 17 percent off your purchase at both the gallery and The Delaware store. 

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Erin Go Bragh!

Dec
11
12:00 pm12:00

Annie Jump Cannon- Birthday Celebration & Gallery Dedication

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Annie Jump Cannon is one of Dover's most beloved daughters who dedicated her life to the stars.  Her State Street home in Dover was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. 

We have a full day planned and you will be able to meet her as Linda Chatfield will be here as a First Person Interpreter from open to close to answer your most pressing questions about Annie.  She will speak at 2:15 as part of the program. 

The program and dedication of the Annie Jump Cannon gallery will be at 2 with a rose-laying ceremony held at her gravesite immediately following.  We hope you plan to attend and learn about "herstory" and Annie's contributions to the world of Astronomy.  Her accomplishments are internationally known and we are delighted to share our knowledge of her with you. 

The program is as follows:

Noon:  "Miss Cannon" will be here

2:00PM - Dedication of Gallery

2:15 PM - "Miss Cannon" Speaks about Her Life

3 PM -  Flower Laying Ceremony at Grave site at Lakeside Cemetery

3:30 - Birthday Cake at Parke Green Galleries

Parke Green Galleries and The Delaware Store are open until 5.   Please subscribe to our newsletter as additional programming is planned.   We so look forward to sharing a significant part of our city's history with you and hope you will plan to stop by.  Maria Liberto Bessette is the featured artist in the gallery during December.   Linda Chatfield's work is also on view in the Mabel Lloyd Ridgley Gallery along with local artist Jo Freed.   Jan Crumpley and N Taylor Collins will have their new and traditional works on display as well in their galleries and studio spaces. 

For additional information please call the Delaware Store at 302.674.1787 and ask for Taylor or Jan.  We look forward to seeing you.  . 

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Dec
10
9:00 am09:00

Taylor Collins Donates Giclee Print to Del Vets Raffle

First Flags in the Last Park - Limited Edition Giclee

First Flags in the Last Park - Limited Edition Giclee

Taylor Collins participates in the Del Vets Holiday Artisan Fair each year.  This year she is donating a raffle item of her newest release "First Flag in the Last Park." which is a signed and number limited edition giclee.  She hopes you will attend the fair and also purchase a raffle ticket to help support this worthwhile Veterans group.  Please check out their Facebook page for all the vendors and details. 

Taylor hopes to see you there. 

Dec
2
5:00 pm17:00

First Friday - December 2 - Music and Fun

Enjoy a ten percent discount this evening and...

Tonight Mike Nielsen will provide a musical PMbackdrop to your holiday shopping experience.  Join us for music, wine, and good cheer. Come in from 5 - 7 for our monthly extravaganza.  Art is the gift that is as original as your are.

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Dec
2
2:30 pm14:30

Taylor Collins Plein Air Demonstration at The Biggs

Taylor Painting Earlier this Spring

The Biggs invited our own Taylor to their "First Annual Happy Holidays Dover"   She is always thrilled to work with other downtown venues to promote the arts.  She will answer your questions and show you how she works when on site.    Stop by and see Taylor for a special gift.   The Biggs has a great day planned for you and your family.  Hoping to see you there. 

You can follow Taylor's artistic life on Facebook. 

 

May
26
12:00 pm12:00

Linda Chatfield - Lunch and Learn Sampler Series - Watercolor Botanticals

Linda Chatfield will be the featured artist at the Lunch and Learn Samper Series on May 26.  She will demonstrate the technique of selecting a botantical specimen and the steps necessary to achieve a reasonable facsimile in watercolor.  Participants are encouraged to ask questions during and after the demo. 

The Lunch and Learn Sampler series is a weekly event each Thursday at noon.  A variety of topics and speakers are highlighted.  You are encouraged to bring your lunch as we supply the water.  All programing is free and open to the public.  Call 302.674.2787 for details. 

May
12
12:00 pm12:00

Lunch and Learn Sampler Series - Plein Air Memories - Taylor Collins on Painting with Jack Lewis

Taylor Collins will speak about painting in plein air with Jack Lewis at noon at Parke Green Galleries.  She painted with him for about 10 - 12 years during which time she learned much more than how to apply paint to paper.  All programming is free and open to the public.  You are welcome to bring your lunch.  Parke Green Galleries supplies the water.  For more info call 302.674.1787

Apr
21
12:00 pm12:00

Jennifer Cordova - How to Make Chalk Paint

Parke Green Galleries is thrilled to be hosting Jennifer Cordova who will demonstrate how to make chalk paint on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at noon.  This paint works well on older furniture pieces that need a bit of refreshing.  With relatively simply tools and supplies, Jennifer will share with us this inexpensive alternative to costly commercial brands.  The program is free and open to the public.  Bring your lunch if you'd like as we supply water.  You won't want to miss this oneI

Jennifer conducts workshops on this method periodically at the Restore Habitat for Humanity Store located at corner of Webb's Lane and New Burton Road here in Dover.  Habitat for Humanity does much to offer affordable home ownership.  Our local Restore Store has many cute affordable pieces of donated furniture and household salvaged items that await your creative touch.   Jennifer will be glad to answer your questions and share information with you regarding the services they provide. 

Call 302.674.1787 for additional details.  Hope to see you.