Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Thu Sep. 16

    Nature Colors at Rockwood Park Choose a color swatch (provided) that matches something found in nature (e.g., sky, grass, plants, etc.). Participants will draw and color an item they see in the Park that matches their swatch and write a poem or words that go with their theme. Objective is to combine color, art, nature and writing. Ages 6-12
  2. Fri Sep. 17

    Rockwood House Tours Explore the grandeur, history and beauty of the Rockwood Mansion, home of the Shipley, Bringhurst and Hargraves families for 120 years. This tour emphasizes the magnificent mansion interiors and the family’s multi-generational art collection. Tickets are suggested. Tour involves stairs. This tour matches well with the Gentlemen’s House and Garden and Historic Structures tours on available days. All Ages Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
  3. Fri Sep. 17

    Full Moon Flow Yoga Full moons are a powerful time for letting go, releasing, and getting back to yourself, grounded, relaxed and at ease. A full moon yoga flow can help you release, let go and ground, using movement as the key tool that gets energy unblocked, flowing and out of your body (and head!). Join yoga instructor Maryann Quinn for a relaxing hour of yoga that will help to restore peace and tranquility. Class will be held outdoors. In the event of rain, class will be held in the mansion. Bring a mat and water. Ages 16-Adults
  4. Sat Sep. 18

    Rockwood House Tours Explore the grandeur, history and beauty of the Rockwood Mansion, home of the Shipley, Bringhurst and Hargraves families for 120 years. This tour emphasizes the magnificent mansion interiors and the family’s multi-generational art collection. Tickets are suggested. Tour involves stairs. This tour matches well with the Gentlemen’s House and Garden and Historic Structures tours on available days. All Ages Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
  5. Sat Sep. 18

    Rockwood's Apothecary Garden Tour The plants growing in Rockwood's Apothecary Garden are native plants that have been used throughout the ages for medicinal purposes. Tour the Garden and discover the connection between healing plants and the inhabitants of Rockwood Mansion. Please meet your tour guide in the courtyard. Online registration required. Participants are asked to bring a folding chair. This tour pairs well with the noon Guided Museum Tours on available days.
  6. Sat Sep. 18

    ROCKWOOD'S PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION Embark on an exciting new outdoor paranormal investigation of Rockwood Park. This is a rare opportunity to find out what paranormal activity may be going on outside the walls of the famously haunted mansion. Investigators get an opportunity to help in the search using sophisticated paranormal equipment. Attendees must be able to traverse many stairs throughout the museum. Tickets are required. Tour begins promptly at 8:00 p.m. Masks required. Ages 14-Adults
  7. Tue Sep. 21

    Flow Yoga Outdoor Flow Yoga with instructor Mary Ann Quinn Hendrix. Come for an hour of fun and relaxation at Rockwood Park and learn the art of Flow Yoga. Program is offered every Tuesday at 9 am. Program will be offered outdoors by the Museum Conservatory, weather permitting, however, this activity will be held rain or shine. Please bring a mat, blocks, towel, water. Ages 16-Adults
  8. Thu Sep. 23

    Rockwood's Children's Watercolors Kids will choose a scene from the beautiful grounds of Rockwood or an object that is chosen by the instructor and learn the technique of watercolor painting. Objective is to combine color, art and nature. No experience required. Ages 6-12
  9. Fri Sep. 24

    Rockwood House Tours Explore the grandeur, history and beauty of the Rockwood Mansion, home of the Shipley, Bringhurst and Hargraves families for 120 years. This tour emphasizes the magnificent mansion interiors and the family’s multi-generational art collection. Tickets are suggested. Tour involves stairs. This tour matches well with the Gentlemen’s House and Garden and Historic Structures tours on available days. All Ages Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
  10. Sat Sep. 25

    Rockwood House Tours Explore the grandeur, history and beauty of the Rockwood Mansion, home of the Shipley, Bringhurst and Hargraves families for 120 years. This tour emphasizes the magnificent mansion interiors and the family’s multi-generational art collection. Tickets are suggested. Tour involves stairs. This tour matches well with the Gentlemen’s House and Garden and Historic Structures tours on available days. All Ages Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
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  1. Physical Address
    4651 Washington Street Extension
    Wilmington, DE 19802

    Phone: (302) 761-4340

    Rentals

    (302) 761-1722


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The New Castle County Happenings Guide