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Biggs Museum of Art

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In a Nutshell

Museum hosts temporary exhibits, programs, events & American art collection with work from 1700s to present spanning 18 galleries

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  • $12 for admission for two to the Biggs Museum of American Art ($20 value)
  • $23 for admission for four ($40 value)

The current visiting exhibit is Illuminating the Word: The Saint John’s Bible, a showcase of old-world calligraphy and contemporary art through the display of 70 different Bible pages. It runs through March 27, 2016.

Biggs Museum of American Art

Sewell C. Biggs was known by many titles: University of Delaware graduate, world traveler, and perhaps most importantly, art collector. In 1993, he founded the Biggs Museum of American Art. He filled its galleries with American art from the present all the way back to the 1700s, highlighting the evolution of American and especially Mid-Atlantic art. Sewell C. Biggs died in 2003, but he left behind an enduring legacy, one that continues to evolve as the museum brings in new, rotating exhibits.

  • Size: three gallery floors, more than 1,800 works, and more than 400 years of American art
  • Eye catchers: a collection of early American furniture, including a tall stained wood clock from the mid 18th century
  • Other collection highlights: sculptures by Hiram Powers, images by Brandywine School illustrator Frank E. Schoonover, and paintings from the Peale family
  • Don't miss: the museum's collection of regional silver
  • Pro tip: Sketching with pencils is always welcome, but artists who want to work with other mediums need advanced permission.
  • Special programs: art classes and educational workshops for kids and adults

Customer Reviews

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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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