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Land Trust to preserve Wyeth family home in Chadds Ford

Rich SchwartzmanHeadlines, Culture

A former Chadds Ford home of illustrator N.C. Wyeth, where he worked on his famous “Treasure Island” illustrations, is in line to be preserved by the North American Land Trust. The property known as the Davis Tract has more recently been known as the home of the Camp Family, former Chadds Ford residents. The 16-acre property lies just to the …

TSD Review May 23

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – May 23, 2024

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include Hagley to welcome summer with Kick-off Saturday Incyte’s move into MBNA buildings will add up to 500 new jobs Fusco’s Italian Water Ice opens on Kirkwood Highway State Sportsmen, others file lawsuit against permit-to-purchase law Parents upset as staffing issues close special needs school Salesianum, Saint Mark’s, Padua & Tatnall run away with championships Click …

Jamie Wyeth The Screening Room at 1313

Jamie Wyeth is having (another) moment in spotlight

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

  Jamie Wyeth and his art seems to be everywhere at the moment. He’s the focus of a film that will be shown at the Screening Room at 1313 in downtown Wilmington and exhibits of  his work are on display at both the Brandywine Museum of Art in Chadds Ford and at the Somerville Manning Gallery in Greenville. The scion …

TSD Review April 11

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – April 11, 2024

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include Rockwood Park and Museum asks what it should be and do Here’s the buzz: No big Cicada deal for Delaware Jamie Wyeth: Back on the walls at the Brandywine Appo VP: ‘Ugly cuts,’ 45 kids in class if referendum fails On the Pitch: Week 3 girls soccer top 10 Click on the image below to …


Jamie Wyeth: Back on the walls at the Brandywine

Victoria RoseCulture, Headlines

As you walk into “Jamie Wyeth: Unsettled” at the Brandywine Museum of Art, you are greeted by an experience designed to let you know immediately that this is not a typical Wyeth exhibit. An automaton, a hidden music box spreading sinister tinkling tones and a taxidermied doglike critter on a vintage flotation device stand across from a projection portraying the …

The Wyeths: Three Generations Biggs Museum of American Art

MBNA’s ‘Wyeths’ become The Biggs’ biggest exhibition yet

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

“The Wyeths” took their darn sweet time getting to Dover. But now through Feb. 11, an exhibition of 70-plus works by the famous family of artists will fill nine rooms at the Biggs Museum of American Art and spark lots of other events. It is the biggest exhibition yet for the Biggs, which focuses on MidAtlantic art, said Michael Dudich, …

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Somerville Manning forced to move anniversary show because of flooding

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

Somerville Manning Gallery’s owner and director rushed to ready its temporary location on Kennett Pike for the 40th anniversary show.   When Somerville Manning Gallery sent out invitations to a “surprise exhibition” for its 4oth anniversary show, owner Vickie Manning was hoping to create a little drama to stir patron interest. “Be careful what you ask for, right,” said Rebecca …