Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Brandywine River Museum

MUSEUM
Brandywine River Museum
Nearby Venues
  • Cuisines
  • Brandywine Conference and Visitors Bureau
  • Brandywine Visitor's Welcome Center
  • Brandywine Conservancy's Wildflower and Native Plant Garden
  • Brandywine River Blues Festival
  • Sangria Sundays
  • Brandywine River Museum
  • The Christian C. Sanderson Museum
  • Barns-Brinton House (Historic Houses of Chadds Ford)
  • Historic Houses of Chadds Ford
Rte. 1 & Rte. 100 Chadds Ford, PA 19317
610-388-2700
  • Calendar
    Upcoming events
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      Imagine Brandywine
    • Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    • The "'Imagine Brandywine'" exhibition will feature creative art projects by area school children.
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      Jamie Wyeth
    • Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    • Organized by Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, this decades-spanning retrospective exhibition features over 100 works.
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      Tours of the Andrew Wyeth Studio
    • Wednesday, April 1, 2015
    • Tour artist Andrew Wyeth's studio while learning about his life and working methods. His library and items such as photos, fencing gear, military miniatures, costumes and props provide insight on his interests and sources of inspiration.
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      Tours of the N.C. Wyeth House & Studio
    • Wednesday, April 1, 2015
    • This tour offers visitors the opportunity to experience not only the environment where Wyeth created many of his memorable works of art, but also the home where he raised his extraordinarily creative children. Transportation to the House and Studio is by Brandywine River Museum shuttle bus only. Disabled individuals can be accommodated on the shuttle bus and at the House and Studio.
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      Kuerner Farm Tours
    • Wednesday, April 1, 2015
    • Take a shuttle bus from the Brandywine River Museum to the historic Kuerner Farm, a source of inspiration for Wyeth and featured in many of his works.
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      PNC Arts Alive Family Programs
    • Sunday, April 5, 2015
    • PNC Arts Alive First Sundays for Families at the Brandywine River Museum of Art presents hands-on workshops designed to engage visitors of all ages in creative art activities.
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      Slow Art Day
    • Saturday, April 11, 2015
    • Visitors will study five works of art for 10 minutes each, then meet in the Museum cafe at 1 pm to discuss their experiences. Lunch will be available for purchase.
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      Horace Pippin: The Way I See It
    • Saturday, April 25, 2015
    • Artist Horace Pippin (1888-1946) was esteemed for his bold, colorful and candid paintings reflecting life in the African American community and commenting on various social issues. This is the first major exhibition of his work in more than two decades.
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      Imagine Brandywine
    • Sunday, April 26, 2015
    • The latest iteration of the Museum's "Imagine Brandywine" exhibit features grade school student artwork inspired by the work of Horace Pippin.
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      Taking Tea: The Tea Table in 18th Century Britain & America
    • Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    • Professor Brock Jobe of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture presents a fascinating talk on the popularity of tea-drinking and the development of the tea table in the 18th century. Light refreshments will be provided, including acomplimentary glass of wine.
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      PNC Arts Live First Sundays for Families
    • Sunday, May 3, 2015
    • Families can participate in a variety of art-making activities themed around key art concepts and principles of design. Afterwards, guests can visit the galleries and try to identify art elements in the works they see.
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      Curator's Tour
    • Wednesday, May 13, 2015
    • Associate Curator Audrey Lewis discusses the current Horace Pippin exhibit.
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      Antiques Show
    • Saturday, May 23, 2015
    • Over 30 dealers from across the country will showcase a variety of American and English furniture, glass, metalware, ceramics, folk art, quilts, Oriental and European porcelain, rugs, and other fine collectibles.