The Art Spot
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Through May 30
The Oxford Arts Alliance (38 S. Third St., Oxford) hosts the Artist Connection Members' Exhibit through May 30. Gallery hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit www.oxfordart.org.
Through June 3
Nanci Hersh 'Koi Pond Series'
Mala Galleria (206 E. State St., Kennett Square) features paintings by Nanci Hersh inspired by koi ponds through June 3. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 202-591-6548 or visit www.malagalleria.com.
Through May 31
Nan Jackson and Dennis Yountg
Longwood Art Gallery (200 E. State St., Kennett Square) is hosting "Near and Far," with original art by Nan Jackson and Dennis Young, during May. For more information, call 610-444-0146 or visit www.longwoodartgallery.com.
Through May 18
The Brandywine River Museum (Route 1, Chadds Ford) presents "A Date With Art: The Business of Illustrated Calendars," featuring original works by Maxfield Parrish and Norman Rockwell, through May 18. Also on view through May 18 is "N.C. Wyeth's America in the Making," featuring images of inspirational and patriotic events by the renowned illustrator, including props from his Chadds Ford studio. Visit www.brandywinemuseum.org.
Through May 22
Timlyn Vaughan solo show
The Chester County Art Association (100 N. Bradford Ave., West Chester) will host Timlyn Vaughan’s solo exhibit through May 22. Vaughan is a photographer whose works feature cityscapes, landscapes, and familiar buildings of Chester County and beyond. Admission is free. For more information, call 610-696-5600, ext. 23, or visit www.chestercountyarts.org.
Through May 31
'American and European Masters'
The Somerville Manning Gallery (101 Stone Block Row, Greenville, Del.) presents "American and European Masters: Art of the 19th-21st Centuries" through May 31. The show features original works by Alexander Calder, David Hockney, Georgia O'Keefe, Pablo Picasso, Frederic Remington, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, John Singer Sargent, the Wyeth family and others. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (extended hours until 7 p.m. for the May 2 Art Loop). Call 302-652-0271 or visit www.somervillemanning.com.
Through May 31
Louise Clearfield retrospective
The Station Gallery (3922 Kennett Pike, Greenville, Del.) presents "Louise Clearfield -- One Artist's Journey," a 40-year retrospective, through May 31. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 302-654-8638 or visit www.stationgallery.net.
Chester County Studio Tour
Thirty four artist studios will be open to visitors during the Chester County Studio Tour, scheduled May 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and May 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The works of 77 regional artists will be showcased during the self-guided tour, which extends across Chester County. After downloading maps of all the locations, participans can see artworks by John Baker, Gregory Blue, Ellie Byrom-Haley, Rhoda Kahler, Laura Barton, Jeff Schaller, Mitch Lyons, Denise Vitollo and many others. Visit www.chestercountystudiotour.com for a complete list of locations and maps.
'An Artist's Vision'
Longwood Art Gallery (200 E. State St., Kennett Square) is hosting "An Artist’s Vision," a presentation and discussion of one artist’s journey from initial concept to the completion of an original work of art. Join Jack Giangiulio at the gallery on June 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. as he explains the process he goes through from taking an idea for a piece, through initial sketches then on to the final product. Audience participation is encouraged. Refreshments will be served. E-mail or call the gallery to register (610-444-0146, firstname.lastname@example.org).