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Biggs Museum of American Art


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406 Federal Street  Dover, Delaware 19901

Biggs Museum of American Art Established in 1993, the Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art Museum houses one of the finest collections which features two centuries of American fine and decorative arts of the Delaware Valley and also offers changing exhibitions throughout the year that relates to historical and contemporary art topics..

Special features of the permanent collection include the only comprehensive representational American paintings collection on the Delmarva Peninsula with highlights by the Peale family, Albert Bierstadt, Gilbert Stuart, and Childe Hassam. Experience a variety of art forms such as sculptures by Hiram Powers and images by Brandywine School illustrator, Frank E. Schoonover. View Examples of furniture by early-American cabinetmakers such as, the Javier family of Odessa, and William Savery of Philadelphia.

The Museum also houses one of the finest collections of regional silver in the country. The Biggs offers changing exhibitions throughout the year relating to historical and contemporary art topics. Intimate galleries offer guests an unexpected and personal experience with the collection. The museum supports the public education of art through educational programming for adults and children and special events designed to bring art to everyone. Whether it's the first visit to the Biggs Museum or the hundredth, there is always something new to delight, surprise, enlighten, excite, and inspire.

Hours:
Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m



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Phone: 302-674-2111

Website: http://biggsmuseum.org

Special Deals:

Closed Mondays and on holidays including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Thanksgiving, New Years Day, and Easter Day.