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July 2016

Evening at Kuerners - Plein Air Event

Tuesday, July 12, 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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Museum Explorers Family Workshop: Fantastic Places

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Search the museum for exciting places and draw fantastical and colorful worlds using oil pastels. Three-time Caldecott Award winning artist David Wiesner will greet families during the program and sign copies of his books, including Art and Max and Mr. Wuffles! from 11 a.m. to noon.

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Music on the Brandywine: Deb Callahan Band

Friday, July 15, 2016

Deb Callahan has gained a reputation for writing creative blues-, soul- and roots-influenced original music and using her powerful, expressive voice and engaging stage presence to deliver an exciting show. Blues Revue referred to her as the next Bonnie Raitt and raved "Philly's Deb...

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Finding Winnie Read-Aloud Pajama Night

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed friends as they listen to Finding Winnie, the Caldecott Award-winning book about the true story of Winnie the Pooh. This campout-themed evening will surely be a delight, with fun songs, no-mess s’mores and a...

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Get the Picture! Gallery Talk

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Join Christine Podmaniczky, curator of N.C. Wyeth Collections and Historic Properties, for an illuminating discussion of contemporary children’s book illustration included in Brandywine’s Get the Picture! exhibition.

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Creative Escape: Nature Prints

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Are you seeking a creative outlet but find that your time – and training – are limited? Come to the Brandywine River Museum of Art to unwind, mingle and make art! Designed for adults who want to awaken their inner artists, this program features a hands-on printmaking activity inspired by the...

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Plein Air Inside Out

Friday, July 22, 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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Crafts in the Courtyard

Saturday, July 23, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016

Shop unique wares made by regional artisans in a variety of mediums. This event showcases exceptional works from 13 juried members of the Chester County Craft Guild, a chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen.

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ARTZ Philadelphia: Meet Me at the Museum & Make Memories

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

This special program, currently held at a variety of institutions in the Philadelphia region, welcomes a small group of visitors with dementia and their care partners to museums and art centers, where they can view and discuss art in a supportive setting.

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The Plein Air Approach gallery talk

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Explore varied artistic practices in landscape painting by artists whose work is featured in the Richard M. Scaife Bequest such as Albert Bierstadt, John Kensett, John La Farge, William Merritt Chase, and Julian Alden Weir, in a gallery talk led by Virginia O’Hara,...

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Museum Explorers Family Workshop: Art Sounds

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Imagine the sounds suggested by works of art and respond to jazz music while creating expressive pictures. Bryan Collier, winner of multiple Caldecott Honors and Coretta Scott King Awards, will greet families during the program and sign copies of his books, including Dave the Potter and Trombone Shorty, from 11 a.m. to noon.

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