Arts & Entertainment

From ‘Palette to Palate’ for Brandywine Conservancy

A new partnership between the Brandywine Conservancy and LandArt Events is bringing together area artists, local farmers and farmers markets on a mission to raise awareness — through art — of the incredible open space and sustainable agriculture resources in our region. Working over a 10-month period, a combination of juried and invited artists are painting works en ...

 
 

13 artists in one BRM exhibit

The first group contemporary exhibit at the Brandywine River Museum of Art showcases 13 established and upcoming artists and their responses to nature – the beauty, sustainability, hazards, and more. “Natural Wonders: The Sublime in Contemporary Art” runs through Oct. 21. “Artists since antiquity have sought to convey the splendor and power of the natural world,” ...

 

Mixed Media: The art of conservation

Ohhhh! There are so many interesting things happening this month with more emphasis on the contemporary. Summertime can be a bit of a roll of the dice, considering so many art organizations slow down their regularly scheduled programming to accommodate waning summertime crowds. It’s also a time for them to try some new things and see how they stick. The latter is ...

 

Mixed Media: Let the summer begin

I hope you all made it out to Scarlett Thickett Farm last Saturday to see their smattering of fabulous artists. For me, it’s become to inaugural summertime activity. The barn swallows flitting around on the rafters are the  arbiters of when my summertime activities can commence. The town of Oxford will be hosting its Third on Third this Friday (Third Friday on Third ...

 

Fountains at Longwood Gardens receive Preservation Achievement Award

The architectural design team behind the revitalization of the Main Fountain Garden at Longwood Gardens was the recipient of a 2018 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award. Beyer Blinder Belle, a premier architectural firm specializing in historic preservation, joined Longwood to receive the honor from the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. The ...

 

Mixed Media: PopUpArtKSQ

I hope no one wound up trespassing on Scarlett Thicket Farm last Saturday because of my article! The show has been rescheduled for this Saturday, June 9, due to last weeks’ inclement weather. We will see what happens THIS Saturday, as this spring has been a real nail-biter when it comes to the fruition of weather predictions. At any rate, check out Abstractions at ...

 

Mixed Media: First Friday

It’s that magical time again. Time for the Kennett Square First Friday Expanded Art Walk. This rotations’ theme is Destination: Kennett Square. Kennett Square does not have your typical art venues. Square Pear, which is prominently located at State and Broad Street serves as the only real gallery in town. So what does an expanded art walk look like in a town where ...

 

Rose Tree Park is ‘Ready to Rock’

The 44th annual Delaware County Summer Festival concert series in Rose Tree Park kicks off on Wednesday, June 13, with a riveting performance by the Delaware County Symphony. Members of the symphony have shared that the opening night concert will feature a variety of classical selections, including “Capriccio Espagnol,” and many popular favorites by composers ...

 

Antiques rule at BRM

The Brandywine River Museum of Art kept a tradition alive with the 47th annual Antiques Show during the Memorial Day weekend. More than 60 antique dealers from along the east coast were on hand, showing their wares to hundreds of museum visitors. Proceeds from the show go to the Museum Volunteers’ Purchase Fund. While the results — acquiring art — are what the museum ...

 

Mixed Media: Art space

"Orange Reflection" by Mary Pritchard at Station Gallery

I hope everyone enjoyed the Chester County Open Studio Tour last weekend. It’s so fun to see artists and art appreciators alike come together in the more intimate studio setting. Artists have the opportunity to showcase their process, and appreciators take in the unique head space and physical work space of their favorite local artists. Studio tours are an ...

 

Antiques and events all weekend

On Memorial Day weekend explore three floors of one-of-a-kind antiques, treat yourself to one of our most decadent parties of the year, and go behind-the-scenes to learn about the art of collecting from the antique dealers at our 47th Annual Antiques Show. Held at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, the show features a carefully selected collection of fine antiques ...