The 27th annual Holiday House Tour, presented by the Delaware Art Museum, and sponsored by Nordstrom, features eight spectacular Wilmington, Greenville, and Centreville homes and studios bedecked for the holiday season.
The Museum will be open for shopping at 12 artisan booths, and in the Museum Store, and also features live seasonal music and light holiday fare in the Thronson Café. Tickets for the self-guided tour are $25 in advance or $30 on December 10. Purchase tickets by credit card at www.delartholidayhousetour.org, or by cash or check at the Delaware Art Museum, Janssen’s Market, Kitchen Kapers in the Concord Gallery, Everything But The Kitchen Sink, Minster’s Jeweler’s in Newark, Old Country Gardens, and P.U.F.F. Tickets purchased after November 28 must be picked up at the Museum on December 10. All tickets are non-refundable.
Tour stops include the following:
• An airy French-country mansion with five sparkling Christmas trees
• A Greenville Quaker farmhouse whose original structure was built in 1650
• An English Tudor filled with international treasures
• A 110-year-old carriage house converted to a Tudor cottage
• The historic Howard Pyle studios in Wilmington
The museum will feature the following artisans:
• Dolores Pye Josey (Ceramics)
• Wendy Edsall-Kerwin (Handmade jewelry)
• Claire Lamberth (Handmade dichroic glass jewelry)
• Linda Lurcott (Handmade copper, silver, gold, iron, and glass jewelry)
• Mitch Lyons (Ceramic “monoprints”)
• Matthew Olian (Decorative glass)
• John A. Styer (Handcrafted turned-wood)
• Patricia Brown Tolton (Ceramic tiles)
• Beth Trepper (Photographs, greeting cards, bookmarks, and calendars)
• Nancy Carol Willis (Nature books, fine art wildlife prints, and wildlife cards)
• Denise Witz (Pennsylvania Redware)
• Lauren Zorica (Semi-precious gemstone jewelry)
Complete home descriptions and artisan profiles are available at www.delartholidayhousetour.org.