Welcome to the Biggs Museum of American Art, a vibrant and accredited cultural haven in Dover, Delaware. Established in 1993 by visionary collector Sewell C. Biggs, our museum has garnered national recognition for its exceptional collections spanning American decorative arts of Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic, with a comprehensive array of American art from the 1700s to the present.

Journey through time as our collection unfolds, reaching to the 18th century and offering a diverse range of artistic treasures. From paintings and sculptures to silver and furniture, our curated displays provide a nuanced perspective on American art, with a special emphasis on the Mid-Atlantic region. We take pride in showcasing the vibrant work of contemporary artists alongside historical masterpieces, creating a dynamic dialogue between the past and the present.

The Biggs Museum engages its audiences through a compelling program that includes collection-based and temporary exhibitions. We are committed to nurturing creativity and fostering an appreciation for art, as evidenced by our comprehensive slate of educational programming for all ages.

At the heart of our mission are the principles of diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion. These values shape our daily operations, striving to make the museum a welcoming space where every visitor can feel at home amid our remarkable collection.

As a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, the Biggs Museum of American Art invites you to join us in our commitment to celebrating the rich tapestry of American art. Experience the beauty, diversity and accessibility of our cultural offerings as we continue to inspire and engage our community.