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May 19, 2017 - May 19, 2018 Events

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

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
04
Sun
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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 61 more times through Aug 27

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

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
04
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 85 more times through Aug 27

Spring into Summer ~ Group Show

The Station Gallery

Jun
04
Sun
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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 27 more times through Jun 30

Brandywine Zoo: Zoo Kids: Animal Alphabet

Brandywine Zoo

Jun
04
Sun
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Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Educational (Family)

Ages:  18 months – 6 years

Learn through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations. Toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! New themes each week.​

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 6 more times through Aug 20

Obit

Theatre N

Jun
04
Sun
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Film

How do put a life into 500 words?

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Spotlight Tours

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
04
Sun
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions

Enjoy a lively Docent-led tour focused on thought-provoking themes in the Museum’s collection. Complimentary coffee is available afterwards in the Thronson Café. 

May 28    Modern Artists: New Directions Old Influences
June 4    Eight against the World: John Sloan and the Ashcan School
June 11    Love, Lies, and Oil Paint: British Pre-Raphaelites
June 18    Howard Pyle: G...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 3 more times through Jun 18

Treasures on Trial Lecture: "Counterfeit or Couture?"

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jun
04
Sun
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Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions

Author, teacher, and designer Claire Shaeffer takes us through the process of authenticating a true Chanel suit. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Reservations encouraged. Purchase tickets online, or call 800.448.3883.

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Cezanne et Moi

Theatre N

Jun
04
Sun
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Film

Painter Paul Cézanne develops a strong friendship with writer Émile Zola in 19th-century France.Rated

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Obit

Theatre N

Jun
04
Sun
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Film

How do put a life into 500 words?

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

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
05
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 84 more times through Aug 27

Spring into Summer ~ Group Show

The Station Gallery

Jun
05
Mon
INbudget
#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 26 more times through Jun 30

Alternatively True Facts by Colette Gaiter

Mezzanine Gallery

Jun
05
Mon
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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 20 more times through Jun 30

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

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
06
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 83 more times through Aug 27

Spring into Summer ~ Group Show

The Station Gallery

Jun
06
Tue
INbudget
#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

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 25 more times through Jun 30

Alternatively True Facts by Colette Gaiter

Mezzanine Gallery

Jun
06
Tue
INbudget
#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.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 19 more times through Jun 30
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