Biggs Museum of American Art announces year’s exhibits, extends ‘The Wyeths’


DOVER — The Biggs Museum of American Art recently announced and upcoming slate of exhibits featuring local and nationally renowned artists.

The museum’s first exhibition new of the year, “Artworks for All: Celebration of Creativity Exhibit,” is presented in partnership with Art Works for All. This community-focused exhibit will be on view through March 24, highlighting the creative achievements of children and adults with disabilities.

Art Works for All is an organization committed to providing educational opportunities through the arts and their exhibit at The Biggs showcases the artwork produced by program participants.

Currently on display at the Biggs Museum is “The Wyeths: Three Generations| Works from the Bank of America Collection”. This exhibition provides a comprehensive survey of three generations of the Wyeth family — N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, and Jamie Wyeth.

Initially scheduled to conclude on Monday, the exhibition will now run through President’s Day.

Following the Wyeth exhibition, the museum will host an exhibition by prominent local Delaware artist, Rebecca Raubacher from March 14 through July 7. Titled “Rebecca Raubacher Horses & Other Creatures,” this showcase of new works focuses on animals, displaying Ms. Raubacher’s signature large-scale pieces that capture the essence and beauty of majestic creatures of land, sea and air.

In April, the museum will present “Award Winners XXIV,” an annual exhibition shining a light on the visual, performing, and literary arts fellowship recipients for 2024, curated by the Delaware Division of the Arts, on display through July 28.

Opening on July 25, “Circle of Truth 49 Paintings Ending with Ed Ruscha” is an exhibition inspired by the childhood game of conveying messages through a chain of individuals. This visual domino chain involves 49 artists over nine years, each interpreting and responding to the previous artist’s work, resulting in a journey of artistic exploration.

The Biggs Museum will close out the year with an exhibition opening in October by renowned artist Rozeal. Titled “I Shall Not Want,” Rozeal’s contemporary paintings blend traditional ukiyo-e print techniques with Japanese folklore, geisha, kabuki, and samurai imagery, infused with hip-hop references and African-American culture.

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