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Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

Holidays & Snowdays: Illustrations for Three Children’s Books

November 3, 2018 to January 6, 2019

Everyone has favorite memories of those delightfully illustrated stories we take off the bookshelves at special times of the year. For the coming holidays and snowdays, the Brandywine presents work by three highly talented artists who have recently envisioned additions to that seasonal library...

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Winslow Homer: Photography and the Art of Painting

November 16, 2018 to February 17, 2019

A little-recognized aspect of the work of Winslow Homer—one of America’s most iconic artists—is the relationship between his painting and photography, and the role of the relatively new medium on his approach to image making. In 2014, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art (BCMA) was given an English...

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Brandywine Christmas

November 23, 2018 to January 6, 2019

All aboard for a lifetime of memories!The remarkable Brandywine Railroad O-gauge model train display features trains running on nearly 2,000 feet of track and includes more than 1,000 pieces, including locomotives, passenger and freight trains, and trolleys that pass through a small...

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American Beauty: Selections from the Richard M. Scaife Bequest

March 9, 2019 to May 27, 2019

The Brandywine River Museum of Art and The Westmoreland Museum of American Art have come together in this exhibition to share their finest works from the Richard M. Scaife Bequest. A long-time trustee of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art—as well as a newspaper publisher, art...

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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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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 guaranteed 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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The American Impressionists: Echoes of a Revolution

October 17, 2020 to January 10, 2021

Art critic Christian Brinton cautioned in 1916: “It must not be assumed that American Impressionism and French Impressionism are identical. The American painter accepted the spirit, not the letter of the new doctrine.”One hundred years later, Brinton’s words still ring true. From the late...

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