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Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

N. C. Wyeth: A Personal Perspective

May 25, 2019 to September 8, 2019

Artist, collector, author—Douglas Allen’s principal interests are profoundly influenced by the art of N. C. Wyeth. As a young boy, Allen began collecting books, posters, magazines, and other ephemera related to Wyeth. His passion continues even today as he refines an incomparable collection that...

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N. C. Wyeth: New Perspectives

June 22, 2019 to September 15, 2019

Well known during the 20th century for his bold, imaginative illustrations that brought new characterizations to classic stories such as Treasure Island and The Boy’s King Arthur, N. C. Wyeth vigorously pursued parallel interests in painting landscapes,...

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Reality Reassembled: The Halloween Paintings of Peter Paone

September 14, 2019 to November 3, 2019

In September 2019, the Brandywine River Museum of Art will present an exhibition of the Halloween-themed paintings of renowned Philadelphia artist Peter Paone (born 1936).  Halloween has long been a subject of fascination for the artist, and in the last decade he has produced a series of...

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Cinderella & Co.—Three Fairy Tales Reimagined

October 5, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Fairy tales are age-old stories that teach life lessons, touch on dark fears and elemental truths, and seed nascent imaginations. The universality of their appeal has inspired illustrators for centuries.From October 5, 2019 through January 5, 2020, the Brandywine River Museum of Art will...

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Brandywine Christmas

November 29, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Brandywine Christmas offers visitors of all ages a spectacular holiday experience, with the region’s greatest model train display along with Christmas trees decorated for the season with Critter ornaments made by our talented volunteers.All aboard for a lifetime of memories!The...

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Votes for Women: A Visual History

February 1, 2020 to June 7, 2020

The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which granted women the right to vote. The long road to women’s suffrage, spanning the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, played out very differently from political...

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Joseph Stella: Visionary Nature

March 6, 2021 to May 31, 2021

A pioneering modernist in American art, Joseph Stella (1877-1946) is recognized primarily for his dynamic Futurist-inspired paintings of New York, in particular Coney Island and the Brooklyn Bridge. Through these majestic works—which emerged beginning in 1913—Stella established his reputation as...

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Jamie Wyeth: Unsettled

October 16, 2021 to January 9, 2022

This exhibition traces a persistent vein of intriguing, often disconcerting imagery over the career of renowned artist Jamie Wyeth. Frequently countered and even hidden by Wyeth’s fuller body of work—particularly his immensely popular coastal views, farmscapes, and other illustration work—the...

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