Spring Gala Exhibition 2016

May 29, 2016 - Jun 5, 2016

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Inspired by musician and art collector David Bowie’s quote, “Art was, seriously, the only thing I'd ever wanted to own. It can change the way that I feel...", the Spring Gala Exhibition features professional works of art to fall in love with in a variety of styles and price points.  Whether you’re a next-generation collector, a seasoned supporter, or the...

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New Terrains presents over twenty-five important works of American art from Richard M. Scaife, a Pittsburgh philanthropist and former trustee of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art. The exhibition showcases paintings by artists that are new to the collection, such as Hudson River School painters Martin Johnson Heade, John Kensett, and Albert Bierstadt, whose luminous,...

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Masterworks by Thomas Cole, Asher Durand, John F. Kensett, William T. Richards, William L. Sonntag, and other giants of the Hudson River School will be on view at the Brandywine River Museum Art from March 19 through June 12. Organized by New-York Historical Society from its vast holdings of works by the Hudson River School, the exhibition features over 40 paintings created between 1818 and...

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The opening reception on Nov. 10 is the kick-off for this look-back at the excitement and the tumult of the 60’s in Chester County. In this exhibition, the framework of national events will shape the stories of local experiences starting with the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court decision and ending in 1975 with the end of the Viet Nam War.   This...

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45TH ANNUAL ANTIQUES SHOW

May 29, 2016 - May 30, 2016

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Fine antiques, including furniture, rugs, porcelain, needlework and more from 26 distinguished dealers from the mid-Atlantic and as far north as Maine and west to Michigan will be on view and for sale. Proceeds from this annual fundraising event benefit the Volunteers’ Art Purchase Fund, and Art Education and Programming. See website for detailed list of exhibitors.

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America emerged victorious from the Revolutionary War in 1783 having won its independence. But by 1787, the country was essentially bankrupt, with no dedicated revenue sources, no credit, no effective securities market, no banking system and no national currency. The National Constitution Center’s new exhibit, Alexander Hamilton and the Foundation of America’s Financial...

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Memorial Day Weekend

May 29, 2016 - May 30, 2016

Explore the history of our military and join our patriotic programs, including flag ceremonies and etiquette workshops, plus create memorial wreaths and sing patriotic tunes. Admission will be free on Memorial Day, May 30, courtesy of John Templeton Foundation.

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Escape The 1980s

May 29, 2016 - Aug 31, 2016

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Philly's largest escape room game! A pop up experience through 2016 Escape The 1980s is Philly's largest room escape game. Players have 60 minutes to get through a fully interactive, 80s themed mini-mall. Make calls from a push button phone, hack into an old Commodore computer, play Atari to unlock a gigantic electronic Twister board. You don't need to know anything about...

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At the Center: Masters of American Craft

May 29, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016

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Explore innovative examples of contemporary craft by fiber artist Ted Hallman and ceramist Robert Winokur. Drawn from the Philadelphia Museum of Art permanent collection and accompanied by a selection of loans, this installation showcases the artists’ ingenuity, virtuosity and impact on the field. This special installation is part of the Craft NOW exhibition series – celebrating the...

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Drawn to Dinosaurs

May 29, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record when creating a reconstruction of a skeleton or model and what they must look to artists to interpret. The centerpiece is a full cast of the plant-eating dinosaur Hadrosaurus foulkii, discovered in...

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