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The Art Spot

09/24/2014 01:48PM ● By Lev

“Looking East at Sunrise, Broad & Walnut Streets”

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) presents "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 Feb. 8

Andrew Wyeth sketches

The Brandywine River Museum (Route 1, Chadds Ford) presents "Andrew Wyeth: Lines of Thought," with 23 studies that show his working process, now through Feb. 8. The studies were created in preparation for four paintings also on view in the exhibition -- "Faraway" (1952), "Corner of the Woods" (1954), "Roasted Chestnuts" (1956), and "Garret Room" (1962).The museum, on Route 1 in Chadds Ford, is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $12 for adults; $8 for seniors, $6 for students and children ages 6 to 12; free for children under 6 and Brandywine members. Museum admission is free on Sunday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to noon through Nov. 23.  


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. 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).


Oct. 3 to 31

Ed Bronstein 'Daily Observations'

The Station Gallery (3922 Kennett Pike, Greenville, Del.) hosts Ed Bronstein "Daily Observations: New Paintings and Drawings" from Oct. 3 to 31, with an opening reception on Oct. 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. The Philadelphia artist paints rural and urban landscapes, as well as still lifes. Call 302-654-8638 or visit


Oct. 10 to Nov. 15

'The Art of the Dog'

The Somerville-Manning Gallery (101 Stone Block Row, Greenville, Del.) presents "Man's Best Friend: The Art of the Dog" from Oct. 10 to Nov. 15, with an opening reception on Oct. 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The show features dog-themed works from the past 100 years, including works by William Glackens, William Zorach, Harry Leith-Ross, William Wegman, Robert Jackson, Alex Kanevsky and Jamie Wyeth. Call 302-652-0271 or 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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