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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 ...

 

Art Watch: Creative new beginnings

Studies have shown that having some creative outlet in your life increases longevity and personal happiness, but where to begin? This August, consider signing up for Fall classes at the many art associations in our area, or a class with private art teachers, or going back to school, or entering an art competition.  The greater Brandywine Valley has so many ...

 

Art Watch: Stop, look, and read

As most of Chester County knows by now, July 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of artist Andrew Wyeth, which is being celebrated locally in an exceptional exhibit at The Brandywine River Museum of Art, "Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect."  The Brandywine River Museum of Art  offers an opportunity to see over 100 works by Andrew Wyeth, created from age 20 to his ...

 

Art Watch: Solar is out of this world

Panorama of West Chester University Planetarium installation

West Chester University is steadily increasing the presence of art throughout its beautiful campus in West Chester Pennsylvania. The latest artistic space was created outside the entrance to WCU's Mather Planetarium, located off the intersection of Church Street and Rosedale Avenue.  Clay artist Rhoda Kahler was commissioned to create "Constellation" a mosaic ...

 

Art Watch: Explore

Summer is a great time to take respite from the heat, and explore art in the cool, open settings of a gallery space or museum.  There are plenty of excellent shows currently on view at our local museums, galleries and art centers, which are continuing throughout the summer.  This weekend we have two special new exhibitions to start up your art weekend ahead.  In ...