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5 Ways to Celebrate Andrew Wyeth’s Birthday

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Around the middle of the summer each year, a glorious day arrives where we get to spend its entirety celebrating the life and work of artist Andrew Wyeth. Born right here in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania on July 12, 1917, Wyeth went on to achieve international acclaim for his artwork—a majority of which focused on this beautiful part of the country and the people who call it home.

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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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