Posts Tagged ‘Brandywine River Museum’

River Museum changes name

There is the age-old question: “What’s in a name?” For the Brandywine River Museum it’s a matter of being properly known outside the local community. That’s the reason the museum is now called the Brandywine River Museum of Art. It also has a new tag line, “Presenting Wyeth and American Art.” The name change was announced Friday, Feb. 7, when the double-sided sign ...

 
 

Pyle, Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell and N.C. Wyeth Featured in New Exhibit

A Date with Art: The Business of Illustrated Calendars January 25 - May 18, 2014 at the Brandywine River Museum Howard Pyle, Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell and N.C. Wyeth--foremost illustrators in the first half of the 20th century--created some of their best-known images for advertising calendars. These hung in millions of homes, shops and offices, providing ...

 

A Brandywine Christmas opens November 29

Discover the renowned O-gauge model train display of more than 1,000 pieces with trains running on nearly 2,000 feet of track and a special tribute to Trains of Spain; dozens of rare antique dolls, dressed in beautiful period clothing;  and thousands of whimsical Critters (ornaments and decorations handcrafted by Brandywine Conservancy ...

 

Jamie Wyeth: on art and island

“There is a weirdness of the island, no electricity and primeval sunsets,” Wyeth told the audience at a sold out event at the Brandywine River Museum on Oct. 4. The event was part of the “Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan” exhibit that opened June 15. Museum Executive Director Thomas Padon moderated a dialog with exhibit curator Amanda C. Burdan and Jamie Wyeth ...

 

Museum plans bringing art to nature

Trees, tree stumps and other physical elements of nature could become temporary works of art in the Chadds Ford area. It’s not yet etched in stone, but the Brandywine River Museum is considering bringing art to its trails and other property along the Brandywine Creek. Tom Padon, the new museum director, revealed the idea to members of the Chadds Ford Historical ...