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Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

Brandywine Christmas

November 24, 2017 to January 7, 2018

Brandywine Christmas offers visitors of all ages a spectacular holiday experience, with the region’s greatest model train display along with Christmas trees decorated for the season with Critter ornaments made by our talented volunteers.Brandywine RailroadThe remarkable...

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The Way Back: The Paintings of George A. Weymouth

January 27, 2018 to June 3, 2018

In addition to his roles as founder and board chairman of the Brandywine Conservancy, land and historic preservationist, George A. “Frolic” Weymouth (1936-2016) was a highly talented artist.  This landmark exhibition of approximately sixty-five of Weymouth’s best works of art in all...

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Southwestern Son: The Lithographs of Peter Hurd

February 24, 2018 to May 20, 2018

The artist Peter Hurd is often noted for his experiments in egg tempera painting and particularly for introducing Andrew Wyeth to the medium with which he would become so closely associated. An inquisitive artist, Hurd taught himself not only the traditional methods of tempera but also the late...

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Natural Wonders: the Sublime in Contemporary Art

June 23, 2018 to October 21, 2018

Artists since antiquity have depicted, and often mimicked, the splendors of nature. Throughout the centuries, such representations have embodied the shifting relationship between humans and their natural surroundings. Nature has thus proved to be a fertile terrain for projecting a culture’s...

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Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting

November 17, 2018 to February 17, 2019

A little-recognized aspect of the work of Winslow Homer—one of America’s most iconic artists—is the relationship between his painting and photography, and the role of the relatively new medium on his approach to image making. In 2014, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art (BCMA) was given an English...

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The American Impressionists: Echoes of a Revolution

March 9, 2019 to June 2, 2019

Art critic Christian Brinton cautioned in 1916: “It must not be assumed that American Impressionism and French Impressionism are identical. The American painter accepted the spirit, not the letter of the new doctrine.”One hundred years later, Brinton’s words still ring true. From the late...

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N. C. Wyeth: A Retrospective

June 22, 2019 to September 22, 2019

Well known during the 20th century for his bold, imaginative illustrations that brought new characterizations to classic stories such as Treasure Island and The Boy’s King Arthur, N. C. Wyeth vigorously pursued parallel interests in painting landscapes, seascapes,...

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Votes for Women: A Visual History

January 25, 2020 to April 19, 2020

The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which guaranteed women the right to vote. The long road to women’s suffrage, spanning the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, played out very differently from political...

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