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May 19, 2017 - May 19, 2018 Events

Andrew Wyeth

Somerville Manning Gallery

Jun
22
Thu
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Somerville Manning Gallery joins in celebration of the 100th birthday of Andrew Wyeth with an exhibition of original paintings June 6 To July 29, 2017. Wyeth is a pivotal artist in the international art scene who maintained his own form of realism during a shift from modernism to abstract expression. In the face of art world criticism that favored the current mode of abstraction, Wyeth steadfastly painted his own mind and style, using representationalism to express his deep innermost feelings and emotion. Careful examination of his subject and a multitude of studies was his style. 

The collection at Somerville Manning Gallery will include major works and studies in both watercolor, dry brush, and tempera, the mediums Wyeth used. Andrew Wyeth was a great influence on the art from the Brandywine Valley. Seeing an exhibition of his work at the Somerville Manning Gallery location, an old textile mill on the Brandywine River, allows the viewer to experience his painting in the light and atmosphere from which it was painted.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 28 more times through Jul 29

Crazy For You

The Candlelight Theatre

Jun
22
Thu
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Top Pick
Musical Theater

Crazy for You is the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do 1930s playboy whose sole dream in life is to dance. A high-energy, screwball comedy with mistaken identities, plot twists galore, and fabulous dance numbers, Crazy for You will have you tapping your toes and begging for more...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 3 more times through Jun 24

U2 3D

Penn Cinema Riverfront & IMAX Theatre

Jun
22
Thu
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Film, Rock

This one-night only screening is a partnership with Theatre N, Penn Cinema and Out & About Magazine, and will take place at Penn Cinema. Shot at seven different shows on the global "Vertigo" tour, this production employs the greatest number of 3-D cameras ever used for a single project.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Field Theatre

Jun
22
Thu
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Theater

Enjoy Shakespeare under the stars by the Arden Village Green! 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 3 more times through Jun 24

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
23
Fri
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

Assemblage is a group of 17 women artists from the greater Philadelphia area. While the artists exhibit individually throughout the region, they work toward exhibiting collectively once a year. 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 53 more times through Sep 3

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860–1920

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
23
Fri
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions

The years 1860–1920 witnessed sweeping changes in book design, inspired by technological developments, marketing strategies, and shifting ideas about art. This exhibition will explore examples of collaborative commercial book projects, which emulate the attractive layouts and decorative bindings of private presses, and the growth of a literate public on both sides of the Atlantic.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 48 more times through Aug 27

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860-1920

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
23
Fri
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Museum Exhibitions

June 3, 2017 - August 27, 2017

This exhibition will investigate the trans-Atlantic concept of the ‘complete book,’ which took place between 1860 and 1910. During this 50-year period, the conflation of advances in print technology and the philosophy of the Arts and Crafts Movement led to a new aesthetic in book design. The integration of the book from content to cover as promoted by private press initiatives including William Morris’ Kel...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 66 more times through Aug 27

Spring into Summer ~ Group Show

The Station Gallery

Jun
23
Fri
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Spring into Summer ~ Oil paintings by Jim Barwick, Ed Bronstein, Gay Freeborn, and Bhavisha Patel. Philadelphia city scenes, still lifes, figures in interiors, and animal paintings are featured in a group show with a warm seasonal theme. Wine & Cheese Opening Reception Friday June 2, 5 – 8 PM Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 9 - 5, Saturday 10 – 3

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 8 more times through Jun 30

Alternatively True Facts by Colette Gaiter

Mezzanine Gallery

Jun
23
Fri
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Alternatively True Facts, an exhibition of mixed media work by Colette Gaiter, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from June 2-30, 2017. An opening reception to meet the artist will be held on Friday, June 2 from 5-7 p.m.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 6 more times through Jun 30

Andrew Wyeth

Somerville Manning Gallery

Jun
23
Fri
GET TICKETS
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Somerville Manning Gallery joins in celebration of the 100th birthday of Andrew Wyeth with an exhibition of original paintings June 6 To July 29, 2017. Wyeth is a pivotal artist in the international art scene who maintained his own form of realism during a shift from modernism to abstract expression. In the face of art world criticism that favored the current mode of abstraction, Wyeth steadfastly painted his own mind and style, using representationalism to express his deep innermost feelings and emotion. Careful examination of his subject and a multitude of studies was his style. 

The collection at Somerville Manning Gallery will include major works and studies in both watercolor, dry brush, and tempera, the mediums Wyeth used. Andrew Wyeth was a great influence on the art from the Brandywine Valley. Seeing an exhibition of his work at the Somerville Manning Gallery location, an old textile mill on the Brandywine River, allows the viewer to experience his painting in the light and atmosphere from which it was painted.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 27 more times through Jul 29

Glory of Stories

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
23
Fri
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Glory of Stories introduces young visitor to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 28 more times through Dec 29

Crazy For You

The Candlelight Theatre

Jun
23
Fri
GET TICKETS
Top Pick
Musical Theater

Crazy for You is the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do 1930s playboy whose sole dream in life is to dance. A high-energy, screwball comedy with mistaken identities, plot twists galore, and fabulous dance numbers, Crazy for You will have you tapping your toes and begging for more...

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through Jun 24

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Field Theatre

Jun
23
Fri
GET TICKETS
Top Pick
Theater

Enjoy Shakespeare under the stars by the Arden Village Green! 

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through Jun 24

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
24
Sat
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

Assemblage is a group of 17 women artists from the greater Philadelphia area. While the artists exhibit individually throughout the region, they work toward exhibiting collectively once a year. 

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 52 more times through Sep 3

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
24
Sat
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

This comprehensive and lively installation explores the work of one of America’s original “Mad Men.” McCauley (“Mac”) Conner (born 1913) created advertising campaigns for a variety of products during the decade when the advertising industry was at its height and centered on Madison Avenue. His illustrations for leading women’s magazines such as Redbook and McCall’s animated a wide range of popular literature, from romantic fiction and detective stories, to topics of import such as Cold War anxiety and juvenile delinquency. His work is a “time capsule” of an era when commercial artists helped to redefine American style and culture.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 62 more times through Sep 17
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