The Art Spot04/30/2014 01:23PM ● By Acl
Through May 18
The Brandywine River Museum (Route 1, Chadds Ford) presents "A Date With Art: The Business of Illustrated Calendars," featuring original works by Maxfield Parrish and Norman Rockwell, through May 18. Also on view through May 18 is "N.C. Wyeth's America in the Making," featuring images of inspirational and patriotic events by the renowned illustrator, including props from his Chadds Ford studio. Visit www.brandywinemuseum.org.
May 1 to 22
Timlyn Vaughan solo show
The Chester County Art Association (100 N. Bradford Ave., West Chester) will hold an opening reception for Timlyn Vaughan’s solo exhibit on May 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. This show will run through May 22. Vaughan is a photographer whose works feature cityscapes, landscapes, and familiar buildings of Chester County and beyond. Admission is free. For more information, call 610-696-5600, ext. 23, or visit www.chestercountyarts.org.
Through May 31
'American and European Masters'
The Somerville Manning Gallery (101 Stone Block Row, Greenville, Del.) presents "American and European Masters: Art of the 19th-21st Centuries" through May 31. The show features original works by Alexander Calder, David Hockney, Georgia O'Keefe, Pablo Picasso, Frederic Remington, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, John Singer Sargent, the Wyeth family and others. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (extended hours until 7 p.m. for the May 2 Art Loop). Call 302-652-0271 or visit www.somervillemanning.com.
The Oxford Arts Alliance (38 S. Third St., Oxford) hosts a Bats, Birds and Butterfly Houses Silent Auction on May 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. The houses have been decorated by regional artists. Proceeds benefit the Arts Alliance. Gallery hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit www.oxfordart.org.
May 2 to 31
Louise Clearfield retrospective
The Station Gallery (3922 Kennett Pike, Greenville, Del.) presents "Louise Clearfield -- One Artist's Journey," a 40-year retrospective, from May 2 to 31. There will be an opening reception with the artist on May 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. with music by Mystic Pulse. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 302-654-8638 or visit www.stationgallery.net.
May 2 to 31
Nan Jackson and Dennis Young
Longwood Art Gallery (200 E. State St., Kennett Square) is hosting "Near and Far," with original art by Nan Jackson and Dennis Young, during May. A reception with the aritsts will be held May 2 from 6 to 9 p.m. during the First Friday Art Stroll. For more information, call 610-444-0146 or visit www.longwoodartgallery.com.
May 2 to 30
The Oxford Arts Alliance (38 S. Third St., Oxford) hosts the Artist Connection Members' Exhibit from May 2 to 30. Gallery hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit www.oxfordart.org.