Arts & Entertainment

Art Live: Dream big

I met Amie Potsic at an exhibition in Philadelphia last year. Amie Potsic is one of those people who can wear a multitude of hats and still keep their lives on track. Folks may know her from her days as Executive Director of Main Line Art Center. This is just one role which has given her a platform to cultivate artists and art programs in the Delaware Valley. Below ...

 
 

Art Live: Exhibits open with fall colors

Summer is winding down, and I’ve already spotted falling leaves in those familiar colors of red and gold. These earthy hues and more can be seen in the works of art I’m highlighting this week. There are several new shows nearby to choose from. I’m also including some key shows that might not be on your radar but are worth the drive to see them. First up is the ...

 

Polo for TLC conservation

Spend a memorable afternoon on Sunday, September 8th watching horses and players in the beautiful setting of the Brandywine Polo Club and support the great work of The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County (TLC). “If you’ve never been to a polo match, Brandywine Polo Club is the place to watch one,” says TLC Director of Development Jennifer Kriesel.  “They ...

 

Uncork the cure for cancer

Help Us Uncork the Cure to Cancer at the 28th Annual Wine Festival at Historic Dilworthtown. On Sunday, October 13, more than 1,500 oenophiles will help us uncork the cure to cancer as they celebrate the 28th Annual Wine Festival at Historic Dilworthtown. As the county’s premier wine event, the festival features more than 100 wines, craft beers, sumptuous fare ...

 

Art Live: ‘Living my dream’

I had the pleasure of meeting Linda Dubin Garfield last year while I was participating in a group show at Da Vinci Art Alliance. Right off the bat, I could tell she was a passionate leader in the art community. A few months ago, I happened upon an ARTsisters Exhibition at Henry Gallery on Penn State’s Great Valley Campus in Malvern, and it reminded me to reach out to ...

 

Fun and fund raising for Crebilly Farm preservation

Brandywine in White always seems to be sprinkled with fairy dust, even when the weather is muggy or rainy. The annual timing of the event—August--takes place when we are all trying to catch fireflies as well as the final days of summer. This year, guests enjoyed a beautiful, cool, evening with a slight breeze. Brandywine in White was held in a field on Harry G. ...

 

Making music from art at BRM

A group of four young composers had their compositions heard by an audience at the Brandywine River Museum of Art Wednesday afternoon and the original music was based on paintings on display at the museum. The event was the culmination of the museum’s Young Composers’ Workshop. The young composers — Shahzad Bolduc, Joshua Dix, Josh Kleinmann and Christopher Palmer — ...

 

The Schoolmaster exhibit to open

The Sanderson Museum is pleased to announce its newest exhibit, The Schoolmaster, which will debut later this month and remain open throughout regular museum hours through 2020. The exhibit opening will be held on Wednesday, August 28, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The legacy Christian Carmack Sanderson left was far more than his namesake museum overflowing with thousands of ...

 

Trio of September Festivals in Kennett Square

No town throws a party quite like Kennett Square, and this September the Borough is gearing up to host three great events—the Mushroom Festival, Kennett Brewfest, and KSQ Restaurant Week. The Mushroom Capital of the World is also home to one of the region’s original craft brew festivals and an exciting and ever-expanding restaurant scene that combines the best of ...

 

Art Live: No summer vacation for exhibits

It is hard to believe that it’s already August! This month is typically slower than most given so many are on vacation. But there is definitely enough going on to get your art fix in. If you would rather soak in some art instead of the sun, check out some of these events happening in and around the area this week. If abstract painting is what you crave, you’ll want ...

 

Blooms & Bamboo

Longwood Gardens today announced "Blooms & Bamboo: Chrysanthemum and Ikebana Sogetsu Artistry," a new display featuring masterworks of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, on view October 3–November 17. Created by the Headmaster of Sogetsu Iemoto Akane Teshigahara, the exhibit will feature two large-scale displays of bamboo and natural elements ...