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“The Wreck,” Howard Pyle, 1892

Monday, September 22, 2014

When the summer has come to an end and everyone is back in school, I long for those hot summer days at the beach, feeling the sand on my feet and smelling the salt in the air.Howard Pyle transports you to that beach in The Wreck, however, it is not that ideal beach scene we are...

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Imaginary Landscapes

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Charles Burchfield was an American painter and visionary artist known for his watercolors of natural scenes and townscapes.Burchfield was born and raised in Ohio in 1893 and many of his early works and journal entries depict that area. His works are often divided into three...

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Talking about walking with Matthew Jensen

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

I had the pleasure of talking with Matthew Jensen, the artist currently working with theBrandywine River Museum of Art, about his upcoming exhibition, Alongside Tall Grasses. When I introduced myself to Matthew Jensen, I was thrilled to hear that he shared my interest in political science as well as art.

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An Incredible Donation

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Research Center of the Brandywine River Museum of Art has just received a donation of over 1,000 books to the collection.A volunteer, Diane B. Packer, donated her collection of books, catalogs, and periodicals all relating to the collections of the museum.[[{"fid":"...

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My Favorite Program

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

I’ve been an intern with the museum for almost two full months now so I thought I would talk about my favorite program I’ve been a part of so far: Advanced Explorers.Advanced Explorers was a week long program for kids ages 8-11 and then an afternoon class for kids ages 12-15.I...

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