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Chester County Press

The Art Spot

06/12/2013 03:39PM ● By Acl
Through July 17
Art sessions for adults
The Brandywine River Museum (Route 1, Chadds Ford) offers four "Creative Escapes"
for adults this summer from 7 to 9 p.m. Each evening begins with a guided gallery tour
introducing the theme. Participants then create their own art. The schedule is: "Building
Imagination" (June 19), focusing on the architecture of the museum building and ending
with drawing angles and curves in the structure; "Landscape Inspiration" (July 17), with a
tour of the exhibition "Rockwell Kent, Jamie Wyeth and Monhegan" and a landscape
painting session with watercolor. The programs are $20 ($16 for members), and include
art materials. Register online at, or by calling 610-388-8326. 

Through June 30
Joan Hollander solo show
Longwood Art Gallery (200 E. State St., Kennett Square) is hosting a solo show for local
artist Joan Hollander during June. Her works focus on children at the beach, hunt scenes,
florals and portraits of children. The show runs through June 30. For more information,
call 610-444-0146 or visit

Through June 29
New paintings by three artists
The Station Gallery (3922 Kennett Pike, Greenville, Del.) presents new paintings by
Sherrill Cooper, Janis Fitch and Mary Ann Weselyk through June 29. For more
information, call 302-654-8638 or visit

Through June 15
Veronica Mauro
The Avon Grove Library (117 Rosehill Ave., West Grove) will be hosting an art exhibit
showcasing the works of Landenberg artist Veronica Mauro through June 15. Mauro's
work reflects places she has visited -- Venice and Sicily, Quebec, throughout the United
States, and as close as Delaware’s Brandywine Park. For more information, call 610-869-
2004 or visit

June 15 to Nov. 17
Rockwell Kent and Jamie Wyeth
The Brandywine River Museum (Route 1, Chadds Ford) opens "Rockwell Kent, Jamie
Wyeth and Monhegan" on June 15. The exhibit features works by both artists that have
been inspired by the small island off the coast of Maine. There will be examples of Kent's
major works from museum collections, as well as the debut of a new painting by Wyeth.
The exhibit continues through Nov. 17. For more information, visit

June 15 to Sept. 8
'Photographs of Artists' Homes & Studios'
The Brandywine River Museum (Route 1, Chadds Ford) presents "Creative Spaces:
Photographs of Artists' Homes and Studios" from June 15 to Sept. 8. The exhibit of
photos taken in the homes of 38 artists of the 19th and 20th centuries includes Jackson
Pollock, Grant Wood, Andrew and N.C. Wyeth, Frederic Church, Georgia O'Keeffe and
others. For more information, visit

June 21
Plein Air exhibit and benefit
Chadds Ford Gallery (1609 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford) hosts the opening of a Plein
Air Exhibit on June 21 from 4 to 8 p.m. Painters will be creating artwork outdoors which
will then be for sale. Ten percent of proceeds, as well as donations, will be sent to the
American Red Cross Central Oklahoma Relief Fund. Exhibiting artists will be regional
painters Jacalyn Beam, Roger Dale Brown, Valerie Craig, Beverly Ford Evans, Paul
Scarborough and Robert Stack. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5
p.m., and sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Call 610-388-2412 or visit

June 24 to 27
'Advanced Explorers' at Brandywine
The Brandywine River Museum (Route 1, Chadds Ford) offers an "Advanced Explorers"
program for ages 9 and older to experiment with sketching, painting, sculpting and
making a print from June 24 to 27. The classes run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each
day, and include guided museum tours, art projects and supplies. The fee is $50 per child.
Call 610-388-8382 for reservations, or e-mail [email protected].

July 11 to Aug. 1
'Explorer Mornings' at Brandywine
The Brandywine River Museum (Route 1, Chadds Ford) offers "Explorer Mornings" for
ages 3 to 10, accompanied by an adult, from July 11 to Aug. 1. There will be sessions
from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Children get an interactive,
guided tour of one or more museum galleries, followed by an art activity. Participants can
come to one workshop or all four. Included in museum admission. The schedule is: "Cool
Colors" (July 11); "Art and Nature" (July 18); "Animal Safari" (July 25); and "Who Am
I?" (Aug. 1). For reservations, call 610-388-8382 or e-mail [email protected].