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A Summer of Looking Forward by Looking Back

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The Violet Oakley-Elizabeth Shippen Green-Jessie Wilcox Collection in The Walter & Leonore Annenberg Research Center at the Brandywine River Museum of Art comprises the work of three female artists of the early 20th century who began their careers under the tutelage of Howard...

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Seeing Suffrage with 2020 Vision

Monday, May 13, 2019

The year 2020 marks the centennial anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, granting women the right to vote—although many voting struggles persisted for minority groups. To celebrate this anniversary the Brandywine River Museum of Art will...

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Natural Wonders: The Sublime in Contemporary Art

Thursday, September 6, 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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