Arts & Entertainment

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 ...

 

No ordinary mum

At Longwood, we take ordinary plants and grow them in extraordinary ways. Nothing showcases this more than the arrival of our Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum. This year, this single plant features 1,443 perfectly arranged blooms, one of the largest ever grown outside of Asia. Come experience this and thousands of other colorful mums grown in extraordinary ways. ...

 

Last chance to see Illuminated Fountains

Don't miss final two weekends of October fun at Longwood Gardens! Last chance to see Illuminated Fountain Performances, Pumpkin Playground, and Lanterns. Catch them before they’re gone! Take in one last Illuminated Fountain Performance and see lanterns aglow in our Conservatory the remaining Friday and Saturday evenings in October. During the day stop by our ...

 

Art Watch: Meet the artists

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 ...