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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...

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Sound and Color: Experiencing Burchfield to Music

Thursday, November 13, 2014

If you have yet to see the current exhibition on Burchfield, I would highly recommend you do so this weekend before it closes.On the exhibition’s last day, we will have a special opportunity to experience the work of Burchfield through a new perspective. From 10 am-1 pm we will be...

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“A Very Small Dog,” Jamie Wyeth, 1980

Saturday, October 25, 2014

While wandering through the Jamie Wyeth section of the galleries the painting A Very Small Dog caught my eye because of the impressionistic style, the large white structure, and well, I like dogs. As I got closer to the painting I discovered that it was not what I had originally pictured.

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A Swashbuckling Sunday

Friday, October 17, 2014

Ahoy there, matey! Are ye ready to set sail on an amazing adventure for all ages?Because Pirate Day is returning to the museum this November! Pirate Day is part of PNC Arts Alive’s First Sundays for Families and has been an annual event at the museum for the last three...

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Pictures with a Process

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

After talking about walking with Matthew Jensen, I decided to attempt taking photographs with a similar artistic process.Jensen talked about how his process is based off of his love of walking. In addition to that there is a certain political component to the simple act of...

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