This year, over 80 accomplished plein air artists from all across the US will be painting in and around the Brandywine Valley from October 13th through October 17th. On Friday, October 18th, Winterthur Museum and Gardens hosts the Plein Air Brandywine Valley Opening Reception starting at 7pm. All art will be entered into competition with prizes awarded during the Reception that night. For Tickets and information go to www.cbhinc.org and www.pleinairbrandywinevalley.org
Special events and free to the public during the week include the Marshallton Quick Draw starting at 4 pm in the village of Marshallton. Artists will paint throughout town followed by a reception showcasing the art on the porch of the Marshalton Inn starting at 6pm. On Thursday night, October 17th, Nocturne Kennett Square you will see artists around the borough painting at night. Artists take to the streets starting at 6:30 pm. An exhibition will be held along E. State Street between Union and Broad Streets. Come out, engage with the artists and watch them create beautiful work.
The Art Exhibition, Show and Sale continues at Winterthur Museum and Garden Visitor’s Center on Saturday and Sunday, October 19 – 20 from 10 am – 4pm, free to the public. Proceeds from all art sales benefit the Youth Development Programs at Children’s Beach House.