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Chester County Press

The Art Spot

06/25/2013 05:16PM ● By Acl

'An Onshore Breeze,' an oil by Kirk McBride, is part of the summer group show at the Station Gallery in Greenville, Del.

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: "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 Nov. 17

Rockwell Kent and Jamie Wyeth

The Brandywine River Museum (Route 1, Chadds Ford) presents "Rockwell Kent, Jamie Wyeth and Monhegan" through Nov. 17. 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. For more information,

Through Sept. 8 
'Photographs of Artists' Homes & Studios'

The Brandywine River Museum (Route 1, Chadds Ford) presents "Creative Spaces: Photographs of Artists' Homes and Studios" through 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,


June 28 to July 26

Clothesline art show

The Oxford Arts Alliance (38 S. Third St., Oxford) presents a Clothesline Show in conjunction with the Newark Arts Alliance from June 28 to July 26. There will be an opening reception June 28 from 5 to 8 p.m., and another reception on First Friday, July 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. Regional artists will display framed and unframed paintings, photos and prints in a casual setting.


July 1 to 31

Summer show

The Station Gallery (3922 Kennett Pike, Greenville, Del.) presents a summer group show featuring works by gallery favorites and new artists from July 1 to 31. Call 302-654-8638 or


July 7 to 21

Studio sale

Bookplace (2373 Baltimore Pike, Oxford) presents "Cash and Carrie," a sale of artworks from the collection of local artists Greg Watson and Carrie Mae Smith, from July 7 to 21. There will be oil paintings, sketches and small sculptures for sale. An opening reception on July 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. is only for members of the Oxford Arts Alliance. Gallery hours are Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Call 717-951-6418 for more information.


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].