Arts & Entertainment

Art Watch: Stella’s last Dance

Mark Dance at Mala Galleria

"Our Brandywine Roots" opened the First Friday to a packed crowd of art admirers, at Mala Galleria in Kennett Square.  Featured painters include Mark Dance, Karl Kuerner, Robert B. Dance, Robert Dionne, and sculptor Alejandro Lemus. Two of the artists represent another Brandywine tradition of families of artists, father Robert and son Mark Dance. This is the last ...

 
 

Mixed Media: Solstice season

It may not be typical Hallmark Channel holiday weather yet, but no one is Kennett Square was complaining this past weekend as the warm weather for First Friday Art Stroll and Kennett Holiday Village Market brought out the crowds! In fact, as a diligent worker bee for the event, I can confirm that Holiday Village Market brought out over 1,000 people before noon ...

 

Mixed Media: ‘Brandywine Roots’

Mala Galleria lights up December’s First Friday in Kennett Square with group show, “Brandywine Roots.” This exhibit showcases the work of Mark Dance, Karl Kuerner Jr, and Robert Dionne.  All artists incorporate the Brandywine Valley tradition into their art. Mark Dance will show alongside his father Robert Dance in this upcoming exhibit. “Father and son work toward ...

 

Pops Goes the Holidays

The Kennett Symphony presents Pops Goes the Holiday with Special Guest Philadanco! on Saturday, December 2, 2017, 7:30 p.m. at Unionville High School Auditorium, 750 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA. Under the direction of Music Director, Michael Hall, the glorious sounds of the season will fill the air capturing the magic of the holidays.  From traditional ...

 

Mixed Media: The art of giving

Happy Holidays! In step with of the rest of the country, I too, am entirely skipping over the Thanksgiving holiday and plunging right into December holiday madness and evidently, so is the local art and/or crafts bubble. So let’s jump right into some of the seasonal offerings that will get you in the spirit. I’d like to say that I’m a great gift giver, although, like ...

 

Art Watch: Unionville Art Gala is here

You know the holidays are around the corner when the art and artisan shows start popping up on the weekends. Art is always the best gift, and there are so many places to buy that special hand-made work of art every weekend during the month of November! The Annual Unionville Art Gala at Unionville High School in Kennett Square is Friday November 17th 6 to 9 p.m. and ...

 

Art Watch: Magic of Metal

The 2nd Annual Magic of Metal is this weekend, November 10th from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday November 11th from 10 am to 5 p.m.  This exciting metal sculpture show features the work 9 local artists who work with metal to create their art, including: Rob Sigafoos, Dave Beck, Laurie Murray, Lele Galer, Hattie Weselyk, Jeff Bell, Ellen Durkan, Karen Delaney and Stan ...

 

Longwood Gardens: ‘Magnifique’

There is only one way to describe Longwood Gardens French-inspired holiday display . . . c’est magnifique! Explore the warm 4-acre conservatory and be enchanted by fanciful topiary and more than 50 trees adorned in classic holiday tones boasting sparkling crystal ornaments reminiscent of the splendor of Versailles. Outside, illuminated stars twinkle above, colorful ...

 

Grant enables Winterthur to hire

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library has received a $215,800 federal grant to help quantify needs for accessible storage, which in turn will help restore the integrity of installations created by founder Henry Francis du Pont and improve interpretation for the public. The grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services allows the museum to hire two ...

 

Art Watch: First Friday

First Fridays every month are always a frenzied and fun art event throughout the county, but this First Friday is particularly packed with art as it kicks off the holiday gift giving season.  This Friday, start in Kennett Square with the First Friday Art Loop, November Art Loop in Kennett November 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. Most every store in Kennett Square will highlight ...

 

Art Watch: Artist of the month

Celebrated West Chester artist Philip Jamison is the star of two important exhibitions this month, a retrospective show at Mala Galleria in Kennett Square, and his paintings are also featured significantly this Saturday in a live auction of the art collection of John L. Hall, at Chester County Art Association.  Possibly no other living artist today has played such ...