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Free 'Hiking through History' map now available — traces the Philadelphia Campaign of 1777, and details cultural, recreational and natural attractions across the region

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Chadds Ford, PA, September 10, 2020 — The Brandywine Conservancy is thrilled to announce its release of Hiking through History, a new informative map that highlights our region’s rich history with the American Revolutionary War, overlapping with the area’s many cultural, recreational and natural attractions.

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Brandywine River Museum of Art to reopen on July 1, 2020

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Chadds Ford, PA, June 23, 2020—The Brandywine River Museum of Art is pleased to announce it will be reopening to the public on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. In order to protect its visitors, volunteers and staff, the Brandywine will be implementing a variety of safety protocols when it reopens, including facemask requirements, timed ticketing and capacity limits.

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The Brandywine mourns the loss of Betsy James Wyeth (1921-2020)

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Chadds Ford, PA, April 21, 2020— It is with great sadness that the trustees of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art announce the death of Betsy James Wyeth on April 21, 2020. Betsy was a catalyst in the creation and opening of the Brandywine River Museum of Art and was a visionary in the worlds of art and architecture. She was also a published author, art collector and a driving force in the career of her husband, artist Andrew Wyeth—serving as his muse, business manager and chief archivist of his work. Together with Andrew, she was a major benefactor in the fields of art and education.

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COVID-19 Update

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Chadds Ford, PA, March 14, 2020—The Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art is closely monitoring the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) threat as we continue to make the health and safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers our top priority. Out of an abundance of...

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