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DIY Craft: Marker-Dyed Fabric

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Fun meets fashion! Be inspired by the bright colors of spring and brighten up bandanas, napkins, t-shirts and more with colorful effects using permanent markers and rubbing alcohol. All ages can create designs, but adult supervision required—these vibrant designs won’t wash out!

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The Making of Caldecott Honor-Winning Children's Book

Friday, July 12, 2019

I’m Brianna Cronin, an intern in the Brandywine River Museum’s Research Center. One of the projects I’ve worked on this summer included going through the museum’s collection of materials from the American illustrator, Nancy Burkert.

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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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