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Capture the Magic of Your Favorite Paintings

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

For art lovers, there is no feeling quite like standing in front of a painting you love. At the Brandywine River Museum of Art, we revel in seeing the incredible reactions inspired in our visitors by the artwork in our galleries. To capture those moments, our Museum Shop has transformed some of...

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Coffee with a Curator: Annette Blaugrund

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Working in the communications department allows me to interact with the wonderful people who bring together the exhibitions, programs, musical performance and special events of the museum. Many of those people work behind the scenes. Some work on flower arrangements for an event, while others...

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Searching for Jimmy

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

In the winter of 1934-35, Andrew Wyeth and his soon-to-be brother-in-law, John McCoy, were studying under N. C. Wyeth in the famed artist’s studio, working on many subjects side-by-side.

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Island Funeral

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Among the many paintings, prints and drawings the Museum received in this 50th anniversary year, one of the most significant is N. C. Wyeth’s magnificent Island Funeral, given by E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. Area residents may have seen the painting in the Hotel du...

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