Saturday and Sunday, March 15 and 16, 2014

A royal weekend awaits you at the DCM! Unleash your inner Prince & Princess with our aristocratic activities and enjoy enchanting performances of Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty.


Special Performances

First State Ballet Theatre: Cinderella  

Saturday, March 15  1pm

Experience a special performance by First State Ballet Theatre, Delaware's professional ballet company. Staged down the DCM Grand Hallway, First State Ballet will perform excerpts from their upcoming production of Cinderella (premiering April 12 & 13)! Stick around after the performance for a special meet & greet and photo opportunity with the Cinderella dancers!



Delaware Children's Theatre: Sleeping Beauty

Sunday, March 16 — 1pm


Enjoy a spell-binding performance by Princess Aurora and Prince Rafe supported by other cast members from the Delaware Children's Theatre upcoming production of Sleeping Beauty (opening Saturday, April 5). Afterward, children are invited to meet & greet with the Prince and Princess! Representatives from the Delaware Children’s Theatre will be on hand to discuss how young actresses and actors can get involved in theatre at an early age.




Royal Entertainment

DCM Prince & Princess Weekend festivities continue all weekend long with fun, hands-on activities the whole family can enjoy! 


Don't miss:


  • "Royal Scavenger Hunt" (9am-4:30pm): All day long, gather your family and participate in a museum-wide, prince- and princess-themed scavenger hunt as you explore the DCM's interactive exhibitions! Once completed, turn your scavenger hunt in at our Admissions Desk for a chance to win a prize package filled with goodies fit for a king or queen!


  • "Royal Reading Time" (10am and 3pm): Cozy up with us and learn all about real royal families from around the globe and listen to tales about Princes and Princesses.


  • "Aristocrat Art" (10am-4pm): All day long you can make your very own family crest, a regal crown, or even a scepter to rule your kingdom with! 

Royal Discount:

As an added bonus, those who come dressed in their best regal attire — as a prince, princess, or knight — will receive $2 off general admission at the DCM on both Saturday and Sunday, March 15 and 16.



***Don't forget to check out the full performances of Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella on stage***

Delaware Children's Theatre will run performances of Sleeping Beauty every Saturday and Sunday from April 5 to May 10. To purchase your $13 tickets online or to learn more, click here.


First State Ballet Theatre's performance of the beloved masterpiece Cinderella will run on Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13 at The Grand Opera House. Tickets for adults are $28 to $48; tickets for students 18 and under are 50% off. To learn more about pricing and to purchase tickets, click here.



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