Biggs Museum Of American Art

406 Federal St, Dover, Delaware 19901 USA

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“American fine and decorative arts”

Established in 1993, the Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art Museum houses one of the finest collections of American fine and decorative arts. 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.

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Justin W.

This is a great museum. There are three floors. The first was all artwork from Winslow Homer, many of which appeared in newspapers or magazines. The second floor was mostly antiques such as... Read more

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Thomas H.

Overpriced small mediocre art museum. $10 admission for 2 small floors of mainly old furniture with a couple of lesser known works of lesser known American artist. Special exhibits on 3rd floor of... Read more

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G W.

A gem in the heart of Dover. This museum has a permanent collection of Art that reflects the Mid Atlantic Region and includes a variety of paintings, furniture and silver pieces. The clocks and... Read more

Biggs Museum Of American Art

406 Federal St
Dover, Delaware
19901 USA


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  • Sun, Thu - Sat: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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