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The Art Spot

09/17/2014 06:12PM ● By Lev

Through Sept. 27

Wine label exhibition

The Oxford Arts Alliance Gallery (38 S. Third St., Oxford) presents the Imagined Vineyards/Wine Label Exhibit through Sept. 27. Regional artists have designed wine labels, and will display the small works of art in the show. Visit


Through Sept. 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. 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


Through Oct. 3

Hilary Mockewich solo show

Bookplace (2373 Baltimore Pike, Oxford) hosts "All Alive," a solo show by painter Hilary Mockewich, through Oct. 3. The book shop and gallery is open on weekends. Visit for more information.


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


Through 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 through Oct. 4. Call 302-652-0271 or visit


Through Sept. 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, through Sept. 28. 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


Sept. 27

History book signing

Bookplace (2373 Baltimore Pike, Oxford) hosts a book signing by author Gene Pisasale on Sept. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. The new book is "American Revolution to Fine Art: Brandywine Valley Reflections," including stories and photos of patriots, Quakers, artists, farmers, mushroom growers, museums and more. Visit


Sept. 27

Barns-Brinton House in art

Amanda C. Burdan, the Brandywine River Museum of Art associate curator, will discuss paintings that depict the historic Barns-Brinton House on Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. at the museum. The house has been painted over the years by artists such as Barclay Rubicam, Andrew Wyeth, Paul Scarborough and Karl Kuerner. Tea and cookies will be served following the lecture. The lecture is included with museum admission (free for Brandywine members).

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