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May 19, 2017 - May 19, 2018 Events

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Jul
08
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 52 more times through Sep 17

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

Delaware Art Museum

Jul
08
Sat
INbudget
#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 37 more times through Aug 27

Brandywine Zoo: Stuffed Animal Clinic

Brandywine Zoo

Jul
08
Sat
GET TICKETS
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Animals & Nature, Educational (Family)

Is your stuffed animal under the weather? Teddy feeling a bit blue? Bring your favorite stuffed animal, or adopt one from the gift shop, to get a checkup with our Zoo Veterinarian. Stuffed animals might get their vitals checked, bandaged or given ‘medicine’ to make sure they have a clean bill of health before heading home with you!

Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo.

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Andrew Wyeth

Somerville Manning Gallery

Jul
08
Sat
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.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 16 more times through Jul 29

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

Delaware Art Museum

Jul
09
Sun
INbudget
#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 50 more times through Aug 27

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Jul
09
Sun
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 41 more times through Sep 3

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Jul
09
Sun
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.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 51 more times through Sep 17

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

Delaware Art Museum

Jul
09
Sun
INbudget
#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.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 36 more times through Aug 27

Sunday Studio

Delaware Art Museum

Jul
09
Sun
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Second Sundays. Each month, adults and children can create art together and experiment with new materials, techniques, and themes in the Bank of America Education Wing Studios—no reservations required! 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 6 more times through Dec 10

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

Delaware Art Museum

Jul
10
Mon
INbudget
#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 49 more times through Aug 27

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

Delaware Art Museum

Jul
11
Tue
INbudget
#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 48 more times through Aug 27

Andrew Wyeth

Somerville Manning Gallery

Jul
11
Tue
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 15 more times through Jul 29

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

Chelsea Tavern

Jul
11
Tue
Food & Drink, Games & Trivia

Every Tuesday night Chelsea Tavern is putting our brain cells to good use by hosting Geeks Who Drink! Not just your normal trivia, Geeks Who Drink gives you 8 rounds of 8 questions, you can have a group as small a 1 or as large as 6. There are theme rounds, a visually based round and you even have the ability to "joker" a round by doubling your points, just to name a few happenings in the game. There is no cost to play but trust me when I say you wont be able ...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 24 more times through Dec 19

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

Delaware Art Museum

Jul
12
Wed
INbudget
#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 47 more times through Aug 27

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Jul
12
Wed
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 40 more times through Sep 3
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