Arts & Entertainment

Mixed Media: Love art

"Looking for Eve" by Henry Bermudez at Delaware Contemporary

Happy Valentine's Day! Enjoy the night in or out with a loved one. If flying solo, I hope today brings you happiness with friends, or on your own. Take some time this Valentine's Day to enjoy something beautiful, like art. This February’s show at The Palette & Page in Elkton, MD centers around artistic collaboration. Now, through the end of February, stop in to ...

 
 

CFES Art Show set for March 22

Chadds Ford Elementary School will present the 70thannual Art Show & Sale March 22 and 23. The historic event, held at the school, will showcase more than 65 local and regional artists and will include a visit from Karl J. Kuerner, whose family’s farm was the inspiration for many of the late Andrew Wyeth’s paintings. Exhibiting artists display and sell their work ...

 

Mixed Media: Pops

Were you able to make it out for any of last weekends events? Considering the delightful polar vortex that overshadowed most of the country last week attendance was light. While Pop Up Art KSQ still hosted their Wilmington exhibition, "OFF SITE" at Chris White Gallery, they will also be hosting a closing reception on February 22nd (Friday) from 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. ...

 

Kennett Square to debut Restaurant Week

Kennett Square’s first-ever Restaurant Week – Feb. 24 to March 3 – will feature a wide variety of dining options at over a dozen participating restaurants. Also on tap: 15 nights of music at various venues, including restaurants and the Kennett Flash, “Food, Wine, and Good Times,” a culinary-themed art exhibit showing the work of Jeff Schaller, Dane Tilghman, Al ...

 

Phyllis Wyeth memorial exhibit at BRM

Through May 5, a memorial exhibition celebrating the life of Phyllis Mills Wyeth (Nov. 13, 1940-Jan. 14, 2019) features a selection of portraits created by her husband, artist Jamie Wyeth. Phyllis Mills Wyeth: A Celebration includes works in a variety of media by Jamie Wyeth that reflect Phyllis' vibrant spirit and love of nature, horses, and her ever-present dogs. ...

 

Photos on display at Darlington

Live music and an art gallery opening at Darlington Arts Center in Garnet Valley pick up the entertainment pace this Saturday, Feb. 9. Enjoyment begins with a gallery opening for area photographer Linda Braceland and purrs invitingly late into the evening with the enchanting vocals of Heidi Hayes. At  6:30 p.m., Darlington unveils Braceland’s retrospective display, ...

 

American Beauty comes to BRM in March

This spring the Brandywine River Museum of Art will present American Beauty: Highlights from the Richard M. Scaife Bequest, featuring the finest works from the bequest of Mr. Scaife — who left his impressive art collection to the Brandywine and the Westmoreland Museum of American Art following his death in 2014. Co-organized by the Brandywine and Westmoreland, ...

 

Mixed Media: Pop Up Art KSQ goes off site

I held my column hostage this week while I waited to confirm some very exciting news! Pop Up Art KSQ  will be linking up with Delaware Art Museum and Chris White Gallery to present OFF SITE: A Pop Up Art KSQ Winter Exhibition. The timeline has been quite a whirlwind, with this opportunity opening up yesterday. Pop Up Art KSQ will be installing next week, and the ...

 

Mixed Media: Color in winter

The winter doldrums are upon us. Holidays are over, and now we hang out in limbo, preparing for snowstorm after snowstorm until Spring arrives. Or… you can head to Church Street Gallery for a solo exhibition of Charles Jay’s work in West Chester and get your fix of colorful florals and a flavor of warmth and vibrancy that is lacking in the winter months. Jay is a ...

 

Conservancy remembers Phyllis Wyeth

It is with great sadness that the trustees of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art announce the death of Phyllis Mills Wyeth on Jan. 14. Mrs. Wyeth was an early and major supporter of the fledgling Tri-County Conservancy, which became the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art, and was a founding member of its Board. In addition to her work with the ...

 

Orchid Extravaganza opens January 19

Escape to a balmy oasis filled with nearly 5,000 blooming orchids during Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood Gardens January 19 through March 24. Longwood’s heated 4-acre Conservatory provides an escape from winter’s chill, featuring thousands of colorful orchid blooms displayed in extraordinary ways. In addition to the one-of-a-kind horticultural display, Orchid ...