Orchid Extravaganza

Mar 29, 2015 - Mar 29, 2015

On View Now Through March 29 Winter is anything but cold, dreary, and snowy in our Gardens. Step inside our warm 4-acre Conservatory. Breathe in fresh air and see how our horticulture expertise shines during Orchid Extravaganza. Discover nearly 5,000 vibrant orchids crafted into exquisite arrangements and forms, including our largest-ever orchid baskets, an oncidium waterfall display, and—...

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Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was an Irish writer and poet who became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Wilde’s retelling of the beheading of John the Baptist became the controversial play, Salomé, and was banned on the London stage in 1893. Illustrators have been attracted to its rhythmic prose and subject matter ever since. Oscar Wilde’s Salomé: Illustrating...

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Michael Doyle - The Journey

Mar 29, 2015 - Apr 11, 2015

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Somerville Manning Gallery announces a solo exhibition of works by Michael Doyle. This exhibition explores life's richness in intimate portrayals of figures, interiors, and landscapes. Doyle’s love of painting leads him to explore the relationships of objects to their surroundings through the study of light and color contrasts. With his recent work, Doyle is exploring an expanded palette,...

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Unraveling Stories

Mar 29, 2015 - Jul 19, 2015

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This experimental exhibition invites visitors to dig deeply into one object. Explore the stories that a large, hand-made hooked rug has to tell about the artistic tradition of hooked rugs, science of experimental materials used in its making, and story of the du Pont family on the Brandywine as illustrated by a member of the family.  Included in regular admission and free for members but...

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Somerville Manning Gallery announces a solo exhibition of works by Francis Di Fronzo. This exhibition continues Di Fronzo’s exploration of people venturing west on Route 66 to make their fortune and the romanticized brutality of nature. In his paintings, Di Fronzo depicts scenes which are both beautiful and poetic, but also deeply personal and mysterious. Executed with keen attention to...

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This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork and pottery. Embellished with hearts, flowers, birds and other traditional motifs, these objects reveal a love of color, design, and whimsy. Most are functional, but others were made “just for nice”...

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Prehistoric marine reptiles that ruled the primeval seas more than 100 million years ago are taking over Adventure Aquarium on the Camden Waterfront for a limited-time exhibit starting January 16. Five thousand square feet of large-scale skeletons, ancient fossils and more than 20 life-size replicas will be on display to teach guests about the most intriguing sea monsters that ever existed –...

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“Unraveling Stories” Exhibition

Mar 29, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015

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This experimental exhibition invites visitors to dig deeply into one object. Explore the stories that a large, hand-made hooked rug has to tell about the artistic tradition of hooked rugs, science of experimental materials used in its making, and story of the du Pont family on the Brandywine as illustrated by a member of the family.  Included in regular admission and free for members but...

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