Biggs Museum of American Art

Downtown Dover

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Without frequent exposure to art, viewers may struggle to discern whether they're looking at an impressionist masterpiece or out a heavily smudged window. Start your eye-training with today's Groupon to the Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover. Choose between the following options:

  • For $20, you get a one-year individual membership (up to a $40 value) that includes:
    • One membership card
    • Quarterly MuseLetter, bi-monthly calendar of events, and special-event invitations
    • Special discounts on all museum programs, events, and publications
    • Two tickets to the annual member appreciation breakfast in the spring
    • One BMAA membership decal

  • For $28, you get a one-year family membership for two adults and any children under 18 (a $60 value) that includes:
    • Two membership cards
    • Quarterly MuseLetter, bi-monthly calendar of events, and special-event invitations
    • Special discounts on all Museum programs, events, and publications
    • Four tickets to the annual member appreciation breakfast in the spring
    • Two BMAA membership decals

The Biggs Museum of American Art showcases late founder Sewell C. Biggs's impressive collection that focuses on the evolution of American and especially Mid-Atlantic art from the 18th century up to the present. Steal some time inside the museum's 18 intimate galleries and peruse the permanent collection’s early American furniture, regional silver, and sculptures needled by the famously opposable-thumbed Hiram Powers. Although admission is free, the Biggs Museum fills a bustling calendar with programs such as art classes and kids’ activities that members can enjoy at a discount, along with events such as the annual member appreciation breakfast. With a rotating cast of exhibitions, current offerings include the Award Winners XI exhibition running through October 23, 2011, which displays works by the Individual Artist fellows of the Delaware Division of the Arts. The upcoming Delaware By Hand: Masters Competition exhibition, on display from November 4, 2011 to February 19, 2012, features contemporary work chosen by a panel of judges and presented in tandem with an array of public programs, art sales, and grassroots movements to line public spaces with paint-spewing fire hydrants.

Though Biggs Museum of American Art sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.

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snowigo November 14, 2016
"Fascinating displays"
I went to a showing of the illuminated books of the Bible and was fascinated by the quality of the work displayed as well as the manner in which the art work was presented. The staff were very knowledgeable about the items.
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ShirleyGirl2014 October 29, 2016
"Every Changing Exhibits keep it fresh and interesting."
Very well managed museum, featuring local and regional art. Many fundraising events are held here. Three floors of interesting art and artifacts and furniture. Gift shop holds some unusual local crafters, scarves, jewelry and pottery to mention a few. Sundays are free admission, perfect af... Read More
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Marsha B October 17, 2016
"nice small art gallory"
wide variety of styles of art, antique furniture and artifacts. small craft section for children, Free admission for certain events, a definite to see for all when free..Must appreciate art to pay regular entrance fee, a little high

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Promotional value expires Jan 8, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Must activate by 1/8/12, membership expires 1 year from activation date. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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