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Art Watch: Meet the artists

Art from Third Annual Oxford Art Alliance Juried Show Poster

Rev up your engines and sync your google maps and prepare to explore the arts from the 51 artists at 19 studio locations showing throughout Delaware County this weekend! Most everyone knows about the Chester County Studio Tour which is now a blockbuster May event every year, but the Delaware County Studio Tour is still getting its sea legs, as it is just in its ...

 
 

Art Watch: Visual treats

While all over Chester County there are wonderful gallery and museum art shows and events happening all week long, this weekend head north to the Wayne Art Center, The Main Line Art Center and Malvern's Gallery 222 for a wide variety of visual treats and artist receptions.  On Saturday, take the opportunity to visit the experimental contemporary art exhibition space ...

 

Art Watch: Walk and talk

Fall First Friday Art shows are back, with the wonderful West Chester Gallery Walk and Kennett Square's First Friday Art Stroll - both happening this Friday October 6th from 5 to 9 p.m. With exciting new gallery openings as well as pop up art spaces at various local businesses, these First Fridays are a terrific, fun way to spend an evening.  Food, drinks and live ...

 

Art Watch: The Clay-tons are coming!

There are 100 different clay creatures (Clay-tons) hidden throughout Chester County by the 20 clay artists involved in the Annual Clay Days art exhibition.  This year, "Clay Days" is revving up the excitement by including an art-inspiring treasure hunt all over the county.  If you find one of these hidden clay creatures, it is yours to keep, and the artists ask that ...

 

Art Watch: Anniversary 1 for Gallery 222

The big go-to art event this weekend is the first Anniversary Exhibition and celebration reception at Gallery 222 in Malvern on Saturday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.  Artists, art lovers , friends and public are all welcome  to enjoy art, live music, food and drinks to toast the gallery's first year in business. Gallery’s  1st Anniversary Show, "Graham, Galer and Durnin" ...

 

Art Watch: Giving back for hurricane relief

So many great shows and art events happening this weekend that it will be very difficult for you to choose which event to attend!  Ivystone Studio in Downingtown hosts a silent auction and benefit art show for hurricane Relief.  "Art From the Heart" at the Wayne Art Center is also holding a big hurricane relief art sale this Sunday, September 17th from 3 to 5 p.m. ...

 

Art Watch: Chat with artists

This art weekend starts in West Chester with fresh openings at Church Street Gallery and The Art Trust in downtown West Chester. Plein air painter Beth Clark has an opening reception at Church Street Gallery for "Flora Magica" this Friday September 8  from 5 to 9 p.m. Around the corner The Art Trust at Meridian Bank continues its 2017 board game theme with ...

 

Art Watch: Fun at the Whitney

The Art Watch column most often describes art events and artists working in the Brandywine Region, but this Art Watch reports from New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art. As many of you know in 2015, the famous Whitney Museum of American Art moved from minimalist building on Madison Avenue to the Lower West Side, the Chelsea area at 99 Gansevoort Street. This ...

 

Art Watch: Go for it

This week make sure to submit your artwork to the Oxford Art Alliance's Juried Show by the close of Thursday August 24th. This is a wonderful national show that is juried this year by Brandywine River Museum of Art's Executive Director, Tom Padon. Go to www.oxfordart.org for more information and an online application. There are great cash prizes and it is always a ...

 

Art Watch: What’s new

This week's Art Watch is all about an important center for the arts that most of you have never been to. The Delaware Contemporary, or DCCA, is a fascinating art center with ever-changing art installations that is located just 24 minutes from Longwood Gardens, is free and open every day except Monday. DCCA is in the Riverfront complex and is easy to get to from I-95 ...

 

Art Watch: Gallery moves and shakes

August can to be a slow month for art goers, however there’s plenty to see and do as the Chester County region transitions into its steady fall schedule. There have been plenty of positive shake ups including the move of Karen D’Allairds’ Willowdale Art Academy to Union Street in Kennett Square, as well as Mala Galleria taking over the large corner real estate at ...