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August 2016

Evening at Kuerners - Plein Air Event

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Get access to Kuerner Farm, a National Historic Landmark, where Andrew Wyeth found intriguing subjects for hundreds of tempera paintings, watercolors and drawings for more than 70 years. Artists working in all media are invited to explore the property where they can sketch, paint or photograph...

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Plein Air Inside Out

Friday, August 5, 2016

Enjoy the rich beauty of the Brandywine Creek in the summer from the museum’s expansive atrium windows. Artists working in all media are invited to explore the vista from inside the museum where they can sketch, paint or photograph, while staying cool. Participants may also enjoy sketching (with...

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Inspired to Draw! with Raúl Colón

Sunday, August 7, 2016

The award-winning illustrator will discuss the creative process behind Draw! Based on his childhood, this imaginative and wordless book takes the reader on an exciting adventure through a young boy's mind. Born in New York City, Colón studied commercial art in Puerto Rico...

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PNC Arts Alive First Sundays for Families

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Children’s Illustration Celebration: Discover the best of contemporary children’s picture book illustration in the museum’s Get the Picture exhibition and stimulate your own imagination with innovative art activities and dramatic storytelling.

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Music on the Brandywine: The Swinging Foxes

Friday, August 12, 2016

Rooted in Philadelphia, The Swinging Foxes deliver tight boogie-woogie, sultry vocal jazz, and sassy rhythm & blues. Their swinging rhythms and bluesy grooves will woo you in while Amber Rae, the powerhouse front woman, swaggers confidently above. Rae’s delivery of pure authentic emotion and...

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Art + Environment Camp

Monday, August 15, 2016 to Friday, August 19, 2016

This inspirational and fun summer camp offers youth ages 9-14 a weeklong immersion into both the museum’s outstanding art collections and its natural environment of trails and gardens. A variety of traditional and experimental art techniques and styles will be explored, culminating with an art...

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Crafts in the Courtyard

Saturday, August 20, 2016 to Sunday, August 21, 2016

Shop unique wares made by regional artisans in a variety of mediums. This event showcases exceptional works from juried members of the Chester County Craft Guild, a chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen.Crafters include:Pam Horseman (fiber arts)...

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Kuerner Farm Plein Air Days

Friday, August 26, 2016

Get all-day access to Kuerner Farm, a National Historic Landmark, where Andrew Wyeth found intriguing subjects for hundreds of tempera paintings, watercolors and drawings for more than 70 years.

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September to November 2016

Art Class with Karl J. Kuerner

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 to Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Immerse yourself in Kuerner Farm, a source of inspiration for Andrew Wyeth for over 70 years, and a featured property on the National Register of Historic Places, with an art class led by Karl J. Kuerner. As the grandson of two of Andrew Wyeth’s best-known subjects and a student of Carolyn Wyeth...

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