December 13, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
$30 in advance, $35 the day of the Tour
DAM Holiday House Tours 271Barns open: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Museum open: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Delaware Art Museum Council event returns for its 29th season.
This year’s Tour will focus on historic Brandywine Valley barns bedecked for the holiday season and spectacular artisan shopping at the Museum on BOTH Friday night, as part of the Museum’s Art is After Dark program, and during Tour day.
Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 the day of the Tour. Tickets will be available by credit card online or at the Delaware Art Museum. Online ticket sales will be available until December 11. Those who purchase their tickets on or before November 28 will receive the printed guide in the mail; all tickets purchased after this date will need to be picked up at the Museum during regular hours or on Tour day. Each Holiday House Tour ticket will include one holiday raffle ticket. Prizes will be drawn at 3:30 p.m in the Museum. You do not need to be present to win.
The Tour includes barns within short driving distance from one another. Three barns are historic properties that have been fully renovated with modern amenities while keeping many of the original features intact. One barn is new construction. All but one are heated. The barns are not wheelchair or walker friendly. Featured barns include:
A stylish guest-house barn built in the 1790s
An imaginative “entertainment” barn built in 1821
A newly built “green” barn with a western flair
A rustic 1870 barn made of original wood and Wilmington Blue Rock