Arts & Entertainment

Art Live: Escape to galleries

If this year, which now just seems like an extension of last year, is getting you down, get out and visit some galleries. They are a safe bet when you need to do something but want to avoid a crowd. Curators remain positive with a “show must go on” attitude as they continue to plan and mount shows. David Katz Gallery in West Chester is featuring three local artists ...

 
 

Art Live: In the new year

Did you include seeing more art as one of your New Year resolutions? If yes, you have to see the new show coming to Gallery 222 in Malvern this month. The “101 Artists Selected from the Fred Danziger Collection of Contemporary Art Showing”, or as Danziger has said, "The Fred (as it is becoming known) has it all!” The show opens this Thursday, January 6th and runs ...

 

Longwood extends Xmas light show

Longwood Gardens is extending its award-winning A Longwood Christmas display through Jan. 17. Longwood’s 4-acre conservatory is now open as well as the gardens’ dazzling outdoor light display, garden railway, Open Air Theatre fountains and outdoor firepits. In addition, the Terrace Café is open with limited indoor seating and the outdoor Beer Garden is also open. ...

 

BRM looking ahead to 2021

While museums are closed through Jan. 4 by the governor's order, the Brandywine River Museum of Art is looking ahead with four new events beginning in January. Among them are a talk from Victoria Wyeth, a children's reading program, a discussion on artist Horace Pippin and the Birmingham Hill Preserve, and a virtual tasting of beer, chocolate, and jerky. The Victoria ...

 

Longwood takes top honors again

America voted and Longwood Gardens is the winner of the Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights contest by USA TODAY’s 2020 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards. With more than 500,000 outdoor lights and fountains that dance to holiday classics, Longwood won the contest sponsored by USA Today and 10 Best.com, topping a list of 20 botanical gardens from across the U.S. ...

 

Chocolate, cheese and cheer brighten the season

Éclat Chocolate and Birchrun Hills Farm teamed up to host a virtual event pairing chocolate and cheese on Dec. 13. Participants for the sold-out event were provided with curated boxes containing the necessary chocolate and cheese for the pairing. "The residual sugars in dessert wine and beer pair well with chocolate," said Chef Christopher Curtin of Éclat, "It's the ...

 

Art Live: Darlington Arts Center

Darlington Arts Center takes its mission of building community seriously. Since 1978 when Diana Sophocles Hemmenway founded the center, it has been providing “every art for everyone” meaning four genres of art under one roof: music, visual, dance and drama. This stimulating multi-disciplinary approach was the first of its kind for a community arts center in ...

 

Art Live: ‘Art Works for the Holidays’

There are still a few ways to get your art fix in this month, despite virus restrictions tightening up. Station Gallery in Greenville, DE is hosting a small works show titled “Art Works for the Holidays!” In addition to paintings, you’ll find hand crafted jewelry and holiday ornaments on display. Molly Carpenter’s work will catch your eye; using a combination of ...

 

Christmas in Miniature opens

It's been going on for 39 years, and even COVID-19 isn't stopping it. The "it" is Christmas in Miniature at Barbara Moore Fine Art Gallery in the Barn Shops in Chadds Ford. The event began in 1982 when Moore was the director of the former Chadds Ford Gallery. Moore said in an interview a few years ago that the idea was to give people an inexpensive way to buy ...

 

Art Live: Christmas in Miniature…and Moore

The fourth annual “Christmas in Miniature Art …and Moore” show is a go this year. Barbara Moore will once again host this popular exhibition, chock full of tiny works hung salon style, at her gallery in the Chadds Ford Barn Shops. The show opens on December 2nd and runs through December 31st and includes work by Don Shoffner, Patricia Brandt and many more.  At this ...

 

Art Live: Creative spaces

The Center for Creative Arts (CCArts) in Yorklyn, Delaware aims high to provide a stimulating space for investigating the arts. Its mission of quality arts programming for artists of all ages and abilities extends to all the members of the community.  CCArts not only provides its community with high quality arts programming in music, art, dance, and drama but it’s ...