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The Art Spot

08/26/2014 08:19PM ● By Lev

 Through Nov. 16

Charles Burchfield

The Brandywine River Museum (Route 1, Chadds Ford) will present "Exalted Nature: The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield" through Nov. 16. Burchfield (1893-1967) was a leading American artist, and the exhibition feature more than 50 of his vibrant, imaginative paintings. The museum is open daily. Visit

 Sept. 5 to 27

Station Gallery 35th anniversary

The Station Gallery (3922 Kennett Pike, Greenville, Del.) celebrates 35 years with an anniversary show featuring works by 59 artists who have exhibited with the gallery over the years. There will be an opening reception on Sept. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m., and the exhibit continues through Sept. 27. Exhibitors include George Martz, Helena van Emmerik-Finn, Jacalyn Beam, Louise Clearfield, Laura Hickman, Mitch Lyons, Terry Anderson and others. Call 302-654-8638 or visit

 Sept. 7 to Oct. 3

Hilary Mochewich solo show

Bookplace (2373 Baltimore Pike, Oxford) hosts "All Alive," a solo show by painter Hilary Mochewich, from Sept. 7 to Oct. 3. A reception with the artist will be held Sept. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. Visit for more information.

 Sept. 12 to Oct. 4

Timothy Barr solo show

The Somerville-Manning Gallery (101 Stone Block Row, Greenville, Del.) presents a solo show of paintings by contemporary American luminist Timothy Barr from Sept. 12 to Oct. 4. There will be a reception with the artist on Sept. 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 302-652-0271 or visit

 Sept. 13 to 28

'Spirit' at Chadds Ford Gallery

Chadds Ford Gallery (1609 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford) presents "Spirit," a show of recent works by Marie Kirkwood and Pamela Julian-Smyers, from Sept. 13 to 28. There will be a reception with the artists on Sept. 13 from 3 to 8 p.m. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, visit, or call 610-388-2412.

 Sept. 23 to Nov. 15

Art classes with Karl Kuerner

The Brandywine River Museum (Route 1, Chadds Ford) offers art classes with Karl J. Kuerner on Tuesdays from Sept. 23 to Nov. 11 (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.), and Saturdays from Sept. 27 to Nov. 15 (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.). The Chadds Ford artist will teach classes at the Kuerner Farm, site of many of Andrew Wyeth's best-known works. The first class will meet at the museum before going to the farm site. Class size is limited. The fee is $250 ($200 for Brandywine members). Visit

 To submit items to the Art Spot, e-mail There is no charge. Not every submission can be included. Items should be submitted at least two weeks before the event.

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