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Classical Splendor showcases a suite of furniture designed in 1808 by Benjamin Henry Latrobe for the house of Philadelphia merchant William Waln and his wife, Mary. Inspired by the classical art of ancient Greece and Rome, the painted and gilded furniture is one of the greatest artistic triumphs of the early national period. This exhibition presents ten pieces from the Walns’...

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Lino Tagliapietra: Painting in Glass

Dec 2, 2016 - Jul 12, 2017

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Best known for his glass vessels, Lino Tagliapietra has also devoted himself to realizing two-dimensional glass works that match the scale and complexity of paintings. While these large-scale abstract panels may initially be read as paintings on canvas, closer inspection reveals they have been made of kiln-fused glass that captures and transmits light. This exhibition highlights five vibrant...

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Dinosaurs Unearthed

Dec 2, 2016 - Jan 16, 2017

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Roaring, moving, life-size dinosaurs invade the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University for a multi-sensory experience for the whole family. State-of-the-art and scientifically accurate—down to the feathers on T. rex—Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, life-size animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and...

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This exhibition presents a new work by Bruce Nauman, Contrapposto Studies, I through VII, which continues the artist’s exploration of video, sound, and performance. Characteristic of his work over the last five decades, Nauman transforms a simple and subtle gesture into a complex network of images and sound. Consisting of seven large-scale video projections with sound (five in...

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Community Arts Center and The Potters Guild will hold their annual Handcrafted Holiday Sale in the Duke Gallery, 414 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA, Dec. 2-10. The unique, festive shopping event features one-of-a-kind, handcrafted pieces of fine craft and pottery from members of the Potters Guild and selected regional fine artists, a Preview Party with live entertainment by...

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Embroidery: The Language of Art

Dec 2, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017

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

The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that skill, whatever the materials or techniques. In the 18th century a distinction began to be made between fine art, which included only painting, sculpture, and architecture, and applied or...

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Dinosaurs Unearthed

Dec 2, 2016 - Jan 16, 2017

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Roaring, moving, life-size dinosaurs invade the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University for a multi-sensory experience for the whole family. State-of-the-art and scientifically accurate—down to the feathers on T. rex—Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and...

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Holiday Studio Sale

Dec 2, 2016 - Dec 4, 2016

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WheatonArts studio glass prototypes, seconds and overstocks, glass by Melanie Guernsey and David Leppla and a wide selection of pottery by WheatonArts artist Terry Plasket at discounts of 30 to 70 percent off original prices. Early Preview and Refreshments for Members on Friday, Nov. 25 at 9:30 a.m.

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The last of three exhibitions at the American Philosophical Society on Jefferson, Gathering Voices tells the story of Jefferson’s effort to collect Native American languages and its legacy at the Society. Jefferson had an abiding interest in Native American culture and language, while, at the same time, supporting national policies that ultimately threatened the survival of Indigenous...

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Jitish Kallat: Covering Letter

Dec 2, 2016 - Mar 5, 2017

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Covering Letter is an immersive installation and video projection by Mumbai-based artist Jitish Kallat. Projected onto a traversable curtain of cascading fog, this work presents a historical letter by Mahatma Gandhi to Adolf Hitler, written just weeks before the start of World War II. In the spirit of his doctrine of universal friendship, Gandhi begins the letter with the greeting...

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