Arts and Entertainment in Greenville-Centreville, Delaware: A state guide of museums, theater, galleries, music, dance and film
Arts Centers and Museums
Hagley Museum and Library
201 Hagley Creek Road, Greenville, 658-2400, hagley.org
See the machinery of the original DuPont gunpowder mills and visit the du Pont ancestral home on the Brandywine, as well as decades’ worth of patent models and advertising literature. See “An Oath of Allegiance to the Republic: The du Ponts and the Civil War” until July 22 and “The American Eagle: A Symbol of Freedom and Enterprise to the du Pont Family” March 10-Jan. 1, 2013.
5714 Kennett Pike, Centreville, 655-5230, hardcastlegallery.com
Hardcastle is a haven for artists in the school of painting originated by Howard Pyle.
Somerville Manning Gallery
Breck’s Mill, 101 Stone Block Row, Greenville, 652-0271, somervillemanning.com
Specializing in 20th and 21st century fine art and sculpture, including the Brandywine school of illustrators and artists of the Wyeth family.
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike, Greenville, 654-8638, stationgallery.net
For 33 years, this gallery has showcased the best artists of the Brandywine Valley.
Delaware Valley Chorale
PO Box 4623, Greenville, 740-2410, delawarevalleychorale.org
The Delaware Valley Chorale performs major works of choral literature in a four-concert season. Hear requiems by Duruflé and Chilcott during its spring concert June 2.