The Art Spot
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Pottery by Mark Ariza will be part of the holiday art show at Longwood Gallery in Kennett Square this month (see listing).
Dec. 4 to 31
'Christmas in Miniature'
Chadds Ford Gallery (Route 1, Chadds Ford) presents the 32nd annual "Christmas in Miniature and Grande Exhibit" from Dec. 4 to 31. More than 80 regional artists are featured in the show of small -- and larger -- works for holiday gift giving. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.awyethgallery.com or call 610-388-2412.
Dec. 6 to 31
Holiday Art Show
Longwood Art Gallery (200 E. State St., Kennett Square) presents a Holiday Art Show from Dec. 6 to 31, with original art by Michele Byrne, Joan Hollander, Nan Jackson and MaryAnn Weselyk, jewelry by Pat Henriques and pottery by Mark Ariza. A reception with the artists will be held Dec. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. during the First Friday Art Stroll. For more information, call 610-444-0146 or visit www.longwoodartgallery.com.
Dec. 6 to 24
Art Works for the Holidays
The Station Gallery (3922 Kennett Pike, Greenville, Del.) hosts "Art Works For the Holidays" from Dec. 6 to 24, with a reception on Dec. 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. The show features paintings, ceramics, art glass, jewelry, lamps, ornaments and more by Michele Green, Mary Ann Weselyk, Richard Chandler Hoff, Terence Roberts, Anna Biggs, John Griffith, Cindy Hawthorne and others. Call 302-654-8638 or visit www.stationgallery.net.
Dec. 6 to 21
Holiday gifts exhibit
The Oxford Arts Alliance (38 S. Third St., Oxford) presents the Artisan Gift Shop from Dec. 6 to 21. The show features handmade holiday crafts and artwork by regional artisans. Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with extended hours on Fridays until 8 p.m. Admission is free. Visit www.oxfordart.org.
Howard Pyle Studio open house
The Howard Pyle Studio (1305 N. Franklin St., Wilmington, Del.) will be open on Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a holiday open house. Artworks by the 36 members of The Studio Group, Inc., will be exhibited and for sale. There will be tours of the historic buildings, which will be decorated for the holidays. Admission is free. Call 302-656-7304 or visit www.howardpylestudio.org.
Dec. 8 to 31
'Lands and Waters'
Bookplace (2373 Baltimore Pike, Oxford) presents a show of paintings by Vicki Vinton and Peter Willard, "Lands and Waters," beginning on Dec. 8. There will be an opening reception with the artists from 5 to 8 p.m. Regular hours are Friday from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Call 717-951-6418 for more information.
Through Jan. 5
'American Moderns 1910-1960'
The Delaware Art Museum (2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Del.) presents the traveling exhibition "American Moderns 1910-1960: From O'Keeffe to Rockwell" through Jan. 5. Drawn from the Brooklyn Museum's art collection, the show features 57 works by Georgia O'Keeffe, Milton Avery, Stuart Davis, Rockwell Kent, Grandma Moses, Norman Rockwell and others. Call 302-351-8515 or visit www.delart.org.
Through Jan. 4
'Into White' by Greg Mort
The Somerville Manning Gallery (101 Stone Block Row, Greenville, Del.) presents a solo exhibition of watercolor and oil paintings by Greg Mort, "Into White," through Jan. 4. The renowned contemporary artist has paintings in the permanent collections of the Delaware Art Museum, the Brandywine River Museum, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum and elsewhere. Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 302-652-0271 or visit www.somervillemanning.com.
Through Jan. 5
''The Look of Love'
Winterthur Museum (Route 52, five miles south of Route 1) presents "The Look Of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier collection" through Jan. 5. Sometimes called lover’s-eye jewelry, the history of these watercolors intricately dabbed on tiny pieces of ivory dates back to the late 18th century. The intimate portraits are set into elaborately jeweled brooches, rings, lockets, pendants, small boxes, toothpick cases, and other tiny tokens of affection. Museum admission $18 for adults, $16 for students and seniors, $5 for ages 2 to 11. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Call 800-448-3883 or visit winterthur.org.