Laura McMillan ~ New Works

Nov 19, 2017 - Nov 25, 2017

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Laura McMillan New Works ~ Paintings, Painted Furniture & Oddities Laura enjoys working in a variety of media on many surfaces from pastels on paper, to oil and acrylic on canvas or board. New pieces in this exhibit also include paintings on furniture and objects. Wine & Cheese Opening Reception Friday, November 3, 5 – 8 PM. Show continues through November 25. Gallery...

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Yuletide at Winterthur

Nov 19, 2017 - Jan 7, 2018

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Discover one of the Brandywine Valley's most spectacular holiday showcases! Tour Henry Francis du Pont's dazzling former home decorated in holiday style. Enjoy visions of holidays past and discover exquisitely decorated Christmas trees, such as the majestic dried-flower tree! The theme this year is Treasures of Christmases Past.  The dollhouse will be on display in the galleries.  Continue...

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The new Winterthur exhibition series Eye on the Iconic, will debut October 20, 2017, with Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown, featuring the replica coronation gown worn in episode five (“Smoke and Mirrors”) of the Netflix series The Crown. The gown will be on view through January 7, 2018. The Crown is a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Like the richly...

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Imagine the stories clothes from war could tell—about the people who wore them, the period’s fashion and lifestyle, and the war itself. That is the focus of the “Fashion on All Fronts: Stories from the Wardrobe, 1914-1918” exhibition, on display September 6 through December 8 in Old College Gallery. Curated by Dr. Belinda Orzada, Dr. Dilia López-Gydosh and Jan Gardner Broske, the...

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Stone carving style is influenced by many factors, such as tradition, available tools and material. The “Contemporary Chinese Carvings: Classic Concepts” exhibition highlights 20th century Chinese carvings of agate. Although the agate itself is most likely from Brazil, the carvings feature fine detail and traditionally Chinese forms and motifs. On display in the Mineralogical Museum at...

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The human face conveys an array of emotions, but it also serves as a site of history, struggle, drama and inspiration. In the Mechanical Hall exhibition, “Faces in Black and White: Photography and Identity,” guest curator Stephen Petersen, Ph.D., explores how faces “speak” through photographs. The exhibition brings together black and white photographs from across the University of...

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The first major retrospective exhibition of John Sloan’s work since 1988, An American Journey explores all facets of the artist’s long career: his work as an illustrator in Philadelphia, his famous depictions of New York City, his lively views of Gloucester, Massachusetts, and his fascinating studies of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The exhibition includes nearly 100 works–drawings, prints, and...

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Founded in 1971, the Harmony Weavers Guild is dedicated to the making of cloth—a process involving time-consuming techniques. Created by hand, the works of art highlight attention to design and detail and to richness of color and of textures. Such features invite the viewer to think about the artist’s process and to appreciate the textiles that are so much a part of everyday lives....

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the seeing glass

Nov 19, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018

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Inspired by the Delaware Art Museum’s Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Collection of Pre-Raphaelite Art, collaborators Troy Richards and Knut Hybinette will develop a pop-up virtual reality (VR) experience for the Pre-Raphaelite galleries. Titled the seeing glass, the work imagines the world inside the circular mirror hanging in the background of Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s La Bella Mano (1875)....

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