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IMAGINE BRANDYWINE

Sep 26, 2016 - Oct 9, 2016

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Imagine Brandywine is an exhibition space located on the Lower Level of the Museum for the display of multidisciplinary art projects by area students, inspired by the collections and surroundings of the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Creative art techniques and styles based on the work of illustrators included in Get the Picture! Recent Children’s Book Illustration serve as...

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Enlightened Earth presents works by Mark Dorf (New York), Julianna Foster (Philadelphia), and Nick Pedersen (Burlington, NJ) that engage the photographic medium and digital media to explore nature and our complex relationship to its past, present, and future. This exhibition is the featured event for Main Line Art Center's Panorama Event between Sept. 10 to Nov. 5. A free Opening Reception...

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From the sublime to the ridiculous, with remarkable creativity and wit, children’s picture book art appeals to young and old alike. This exhibition, organized by the Brandywine River Museum of Art and guest curated by H. Nichols B. Clark, will feature an exciting selection of contemporary paintings and drawings created by eight of the most renowned artists currently working the field:...

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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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New Exhibit: Powers of the President

Sep 26, 2016 - Jan 20, 2017

From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time. Discover both key actions by well-known presidents as well as the constitutional legacies of...

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Calling the shoe-obsessed! Fresh off the heels of Philadelphia Mills’ renovation, the property is ready to outfit shoppers for all of their fall shoe needs. From ankle boots to athletic shoes and sandals to high heels, ‘For the Love of Shoes’, running Sept. 3-30, will offer customers hundreds of styles and brands of footwear – for every age and occasion – at...

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Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns. This exhibition asks “Did you buy the car you needed or the car you wanted?” Included in regular admission and free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Del.

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The Golden Age of King Midas

Sep 26, 2016 - Nov 27, 2016

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What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his Golden Touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts, on loan from the Republic of Turkey, which tell the story of a very powerful ruler of the Phrygian kingdom in what is now central Turkey. King Midas lived in the prosperous city of Gordion, the...

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Embroidery: The Language of Art

Sep 26, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017

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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 decorative...

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