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Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

Rural Modern: American Art Beyond the City

October 29, 2016 to January 22, 2017

Rural Modern explores the adaptation of modernist styles to subject matter associated with the American countryside.Treatments of coastal New England, small-town Pennsylvania, Midwestern farms, and other rural regions of the country illustrate the dispersal of canonical modernist...

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A Brandywine Christmas

November 25, 2016 to January 8, 2017

From the spectacular O-gauge model train display with trains running on nearly 2,000 feet of track, to a collection of rare antique dolls dressed in beautiful period clothing, plus thousands of whimsical Critters (ornaments and decorations handcrafted by Brandywine volunteers from natural...

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Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect

June 24, 2017 to September 17, 2017

To mark the 100th anniversary of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Brandywine River Museum of Art and the Seattle Art Museum will organize an exhibition of over one hundred of his finest paintings and works on papers selected from major museums and private collections.Co-curated...

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George A. Weymouth: A Retrospective

January 27, 2018 to April 29, 2018

In addition to his roles as founder and board chairman of the Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art, land and historic preservationist, George A. “Frolic” Weymouth (1936-2016) was a highly talented artist.This landmark exhibition of approximately 65 of Weymouth’s best works of art in...

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Aftershock: The Impact of American Impressionism

June 16, 2018 to September 9, 2018

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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