Search  for 
Events
Select the event you would like to buy tickets for.
Event Type:  Month: 
Package Tour- Artists' Studios (N.C. and A. Wyeth) (Museum Lobby- Check In Fifteen Minutes Prior)
From 8/30/2014 through 11/22/2014

Artists' Studios

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, through November 23, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Adults $40, Seniors $35, Members $20

-10:30 a.m. Guided tour of the N.C. and Andrew Wyeth Galleries
-11:30 a.m. Lunch in the Museum Cafe
-12:45 p.m. Guided tour of N.C. Wyeth's House and Studio
-2:00 p.m. Guided tour of the Andrew Wyeth Studio

Discover fascinating studio spaces where three generations of Wyeth artists have painted. A docent-led tour of the Museum's renowned Wyeth Galleries provides an introduction to this talented family of artists. The program includes guided visits to both the N.C. Wyeth House and Studio and the Andrew Wyeth Studio and lunch in the Museum Cafe overlooking the scenic Brandywine River. Cost, including lunch, museum tour and all admission fees, is $40 for adults, $35 for seniors and $20 for members.
Historic Property Tour- Andrew Wyeth Studio (Andrew Wyeth Studio)
From 8/30/2014 through 11/23/2014

Given to the Brandywine Conservancy by the artist's wife, Betsy James Wyeth, the studio has undergone careful restoration to preserve its appearance when it was used by the late artist.

Wyeth painted in the studio from 1940 until 2008. Thousands of works of art are associated with this studio, including those inspired by the farms and open space of the Brandywine Valley, and the Brandywine River that runs through Chadds Ford and the surrounding countryside.

TOURS
Tours are approximately one hour long. Children under 6 are not permitted on the tours.

Tours will take place from April 1 through November 23, 2014 on the following schedule:
Monday: 12:45 p.m, 2:00 p.m, and 3:15 p. m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m. 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:15 p.m.


TICKETS

Tickets cost $8 per person (free for members) in addition to Museum admission. Advanced, timed tickets are recommended. No service fees or other surcharges will be added during the ticketing process. Tickets are non-transferable. No refunds or exchanges.
Historic Property Tour- Kuerner Farm (Kuerner Farm)
From 8/30/2014 through 11/23/2014

For more than 70 years, the Kuerner Farm was a major source of inspiration to Andrew Wyeth. Beginning with his earliest painting of the farm in 1932 at the age of 15, Wyeth found vital subjects in its people, animals, buildings and landscapes for nearly 1,000 works of art. In 2011, the Kuerner Farm was designated a National Historic Landmark.

Thanks in large part to the philanthropic spirit of Karl Kuerner, Jr. and his family, the Brandywine River Museum acquired the Kuerner Farm in 1999 and began offering educational tours in 2004.

TOURS

Tours are approximately one hour long. Children under 6 are not permitted on the tours.

Tours will take place from April 1 through November 23, 2014 on the following schedule.

Monday: 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Thursday: 3:15 p.m.
Friday: 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Saturday: 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.

TICKETS

Tickets cost $8 per person in addition to regular museum admission, free to Brandywine Conservancy members. No service fees or other surcharges will be added during the ticketing process. Tickets are non-transferable. No refunds or exchanges.
Historic Property Tour-N.C. Wyeth House and Studio (N.C. Wyeth House/Studio)
From 8/30/2014 through 11/23/2014

In 1911, with the proceeds from his illustrations for Treasure Island, the artist N.C. Wyeth purchased 18 acres of land on Rocky Hill in the village of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Possessed of "the most glorious sight in the township," Wyeth built his home and studio overlooking the valley. Here he set down roots which have nourished a family of extraordinary creativity for more than a century.

In 1997, the National Park Service granted the property National Historic Landmark status. The Brandywine River Museum owns and maintains the land and buildings which retain much of their original character.

Tours are approximately one hour long. Children under 6 are not permitted on the tours.

Tours will take place from April 1 through November 23, 2014 on the following schedule:

Monday: 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 12: 45 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 12: 45 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 12: 45 p.m.

TICKETS
Tickets cost $8 per person in addition to regular museum admission, free to Brandywine Conservancy members. No service fees or other surcharges will be added during the ticketing process. Tickets are non-transferable. No refunds or exchanges.
Package Tour- Andrew Wyeth at Kuerner Farm (Museum Lobby- Check In Fifteen Minutes Prior)
From 9/2/2014 through 11/20/2014

Andrew Wyeth at Kuerner Farm

Tuesday and Thursday, April 1 through November 23, 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Adults $40, Seniors $35, Members $20.

-10:30 a.m. Guided tour of the Andrew Wyeth Gallery
-11:30 p.m. Lunch in the Museum Cafe
-12:45 p.m. Guided tour of the Andrew Wyeth Studio
-2:00 p.m. Guided tour of the Kuerner Farm

Delve into the world of Andrew Wyeth with visits to two of his most significant Chadds Ford locations: his studio and Kuerner Farm. The program begins with a docent-led tour of the artist's masterworks in the Museum's Andrew Wyeth Gallery, followed by a leisurely lunch in the Museum Cafe overlooking the scenic Brandywine River. After lunch, board a shuttle bus for a short ride to the Andrew Wyeth Studio where, surrounded by props and the tools of the artist, a guide will discuss Wyeth's creative process. The discussion continues on a visit to nearby Kuerner Farm, a major source of inspiration to Wyeth for more than 70 years. Cost includes lunch, museum tour and all admission fees.
Lecture: The Art of Charles Burchfield (Brandywine River Museum)
On 9/10/2014

Lecture: The Art of Charles Burchfield

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Nancy Weekly, Head of Collections and Charles Cary Rumsey Curator at the Burchfield Penny Art Center in Buffalo, NY, will present the many facets of Charles Burchfield, an artist who has been identified as a naturalist, realist, modernist, romantic, synesthete, and transcendentalist—all with equal validity. He broke all the rules of traditional watercolor painting, pioneering techniques and inventing methods for conveying emotions and symbolizing sounds.

The museum will open at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation at 6 p.m. and a reception to follow.

Cost for the event is $20; discounted admission of $15 for Brandywine members. Tickets are available on the website or by calling 610-388-8326.
Charles Burchfield Exalted Nature Tour (Brandywine River Museum)
On 9/17/2014

Charles Burchfield Exalted Nature Tour

Tour the exhibition with lunch at Brandywine, followed by a garden tour at Mt. Cuba

Wednesday, September 17, 10:30AM - 3:30PM

Experience nature through the eyes of artist Charles Burchfield (1893-1967), one of the leading American artists of the 20th century known for his visionary approach to landscape painting. The class begins with a guided tour of the Brandywine River Museum of Art exhibition, Exalted Nature: The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield.

Following lunch in the museum’s scenic restaurant, the class continues with a guided tour of Mt. Cuba Center, with a special focus on native plants and natural settings whose visual qualities suggest Burchfield’s work. The class will be team-taught by Audrey Lewis, associate curator at Brandywine, and Eileen Boyle, director of education and research at Mt. Cuba Center. For the Mt. Cuba tour, participants should wear comfortable outdoor walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. Directions will be provided for driving to Mt. Cuba from the museum.

Cost is $32 for members and $40 for non-members. Tickets are available online or by calling 610-388-8326.
Music on the Brandywine October 2, 2014 (Brandywine River Museum)
On 10/2/2014

Music on the Brandywine

Thursday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m.

The First Prize winner of New Zealand’s 2013 Michael Hill International Violin Competition and a Laureate of the 2012 Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition, Canadian violinist Nikki Chooi has been described as “a model of taste and tonal refinement” (The Boston Globe) and “vigorous and colorful” by (The New York Times).

Nikki Chooi was born in Victoria, British Columbia, to parents of Chinese descent. He began violin studies at the age of four at the Victoria Conservatory, and at age fourteen was accepted into the Academy Program at the Mount Royal University in Calgary. In 2012, he earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music and was awarded the Milka Violin Artist Prize upon graduation. He currently pursues graduate studies at The Juilliard School of Music, under the tutelage of Ida Kavafian and Donald Weilerstein.


Galleries are open from 6-9PM. Performance begins at 7:30PM.

Admission is $10 for members, $12 for non-members and $6 for students through September 29th. After September 29th ticket prices are $20 for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students. Full bar and small plate offerings available for purchase.
Discover Brandywine Walk with Matthew Jensen (Brandywine River Museum)
On 10/11/2014

Discover Brandywine Walk with Matthew Jensen

Challenge your observational skills while discovering new ways of engaging with the environment. On Saturday, October 11, from 1 to 3 p.m., join artist Matthew Jensen on a walking exploration of the local landscape that inspired his installation, on view in the museum’s third floor corridor from August 23 through November 16.

The walk will begin at the Brandywine River Museum of Art at 1 p.m. and will include the option of recording findings through sketching or photography. The program will be held rain or shine and participants should be prepared to walk a mile or more over uneven terrain. Matthew Jensen is a Brooklyn-based artist who uses photography, walking and collection building to reinvent the way landscape is represented and understood. Program is appropriate for adults or teens. Participants to meet in the lobby at the museum.

Cost is $15 for adults; $12 for students and Brandywine members. Tickets are available online or by calling 610-388-8326.
Lecture: American Transcendentalism, Natural World (Brandywine River Museum)
On 10/29/2014

Lecture: American Transcendentalism and the Natural World

Wednesday, October 29, 6 p.m.

Why have so many artists including Charles Burchfield and N. C. Wyeth been influenced by the writings of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson? Professor Ashton Nichols will discuss Transcendentalism, the only truly American philosophical movement, and its significant influence on American culture. Ashton Nichols is the Walter E. Beach '56 Distinguished Chair in Sustainability Studies and a Professor of Language and Literature at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA.

The museum will open at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation at 6 p.m. and a reception to follow.

Cost is $20; discounted admission of $15 for Brandywine members. Tickets available online or by calling 610-388-8326.
Lecture and Book Signing, The Brandywine (Brandywine River Museum)
On 11/6/2014

The Brandywine: An Intimate Portrait Lecture and Book Signing

Thursday, November 6th, 6 p.m.

The Brandywine: An Intimate Portrait is the first book to trace the rich vein of history in the region, from original European settlement to the Battle of the Brandywine—the largest land battle of the Revolutionary War—to the establishment of First State National Monument on its banks in 2013. This sweeping narrative includes the men and women who shaped the Brandywine's history and culture. Available in the museum shop on online at brandywinemuseumshop.org, the book is richly illustrated with seldom-seen historical photographs, paintings, and drawings.

Acclaimed writer and Brandywine Valley resident W. Barksdale Maynard will discuss this fascinating story in an illustrated talk at 6 p.m., followed by a book signing and reception. Galleries will open at 5:30 PM.

Cost is $20; discounted admission of $15 for Brandywine members. Tickets available online or by calling 610-388-8326.
Music on the Brandywine: Andrea Lam, Pianist (Brandywine River Museum)
On 11/13/2014

Music on the Brandywine-- Andrea Lam, Pianist

November 13, 2014

Ms. Lam made her orchestral debut at age 13 with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and since then has given over 70 performances with orchestras in Australia, New Zealand, the U.S., Japan, and Hong Kong. She has performed with many of the world’s leading conductors, including Alan Gilbert, Edo de Waart, Michael Christie, Wing-sie Yip, and Marcus Stenz. She has appeared with all of the major Australian symphony orchestras (Sydney, Melbourne, Queensland, Adelaide, Tasmanian, and West Australian), as well as the Hong Kong Philharmonic, San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, and Christchurch Symphony Orchestra.

Ms. Lam holds degrees from the Yale School of Music and the Manhattan School of Music.

Admission is $10 for members, $12 for non-members and $6 for students through November 10th. After November 10th ticket prices are $20 for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students. Full bar and small plate offerings available for purchase.
twitterFacebookPinterestBrandywine River Museum