You are here

Museum Blog

Museum Blog

First Signs of War

Friday, September 4, 2015

For a few months now, I’ve been fascinated with how World War I influenced the work of both N. C. Wyeth and Andrew Wyeth. Not too long ago, I visited a private collection to look closely at an extraordinary painting by N. C. Wyeth that raises interesting issues faced by many illustrators during...

Continue Reading

Bringing “Natural Selections” Together

Friday, August 28, 2015

It is late July. An exciting shipment of watercolor paintings by Andrew Wyeth, being lent from the Wyeth Center in Rockland, Maine, have just arrived. The excitement stems from the fact that the works are from Mrs. Andrew Wyeth’s private collection at the Center and seldom leave Maine. They have rarely been shown in Chadds Ford.

Continue Reading

Welling Discovers the Fantastic Colors of the Brandywine

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

It is July 8, 2015 and contemporary photographer James Welling is making one of his final site visits to the Brandywine Museum of Art. He is here working on a project developed for the Museum as a part of his exhibition Things Beyond Resemblance: James Welling Photographs...

Continue Reading

Touring Pippin’s West Chester

Monday, June 1, 2015

West Chester, Pennsylvania is an unusual place.Even with a growing population of nearly 19,000 the borough has retained a unique character, something that becomes apparent when you first visit.  Architecturally, many of the historic downtown buildings stand intact...

Continue Reading