The Delaware Art Museum Unveils Redesigned American Illustration Galleries

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artwork: Howard Pyle - "A Wolf Had Not Been Seen at Salem for Thirty Years", 1909  - Oil on canvas - 17 1/2" x 29 1/2" - Collection of the Delaware Art Museum. On view in "The Storyteller's Art: Reimagining America through Illustration" reinstallation of the collection until December 2012.


Wilmington, Delaware.- The Delaware Art Museum is pleased to announce that its popular American illustration galleries — the Peggy H. Woolard Howard Pyle Galleries and the Sue Ann and John L. Weinberg Gallery — recently underwent a complete redesign and reinstallation. In preparation for the museum’s major Howard Pyle centenary exhibition, the galleries were redesigned to incorporate innovative interpretive techniques. With new and never before seen works by Pyle and other prominent American illustrators, added seating and interactive activities, the installation will become a favourite with visitors of all ages. Under the title “The Storyteller’s Art: Reimagining America through Illustration”, this new interpretation of the collection will remain on view through December 2012.