September 14, 2017 - September 14, 2018 Arts & Entertainment Events
Benjamin West. John Singleton Copley. Rembrandt Peale. We’re familiar with their paintings, but how much do we know of their challenges in establishing themselves as recognized artists of their times?Read more »
Glory of Stories introduces young visitor to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences...Read more »
Under the Influences, exhibition at Somerville Manning GalleryRead more »
Join us for this film series, featuring intriguing stories surrounding real-life tales of forgery and counterfeiting, hosted by scholars, curators, film buffs, and critics who will lead discussions after each film. Copeland Lecture Hall. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Reservations suggested. Visit the Treasures on Trial web page for more information on the exhibition.
Orson Welles's documentary about fakery focuses on: notorious art forger Elmyr de Hory; author Clifford Irving, who wrote a fake autobiography of Howard Hughes; and Welles's own career.
Rated R; 120 minutes, in French with English subtitles. Playing Friday at 2 & 8:30 pm, Saturday at 4 pm & Sunday at 12 pm
Gabrielle (Marion Cotillard) is the eldest daughter of a good French family from a small village in the south of France. Her parents threaten to send her to a mental institution unless she marries José, a Spanish farm worker. Even though Gabrielle tells him she will never love him, he still wants to marry her. The couple takes up residence in La Ciotat, where José sets up a small masonry business.
José, who loves Gabrielle, sends her to a spa in the Alps for six weeks to heal her kidney stones. While there, Gabrielle meets André, a wounded soldier who has returned from the war in Indochina. She falls madly in love with him, but because she’s married, André is reluctant to enter into a relationship with her.Read more »
Not Rated, 96 minutes, in Hebrew with English subtitles. Playing Friday 5:30 pm, Saturday 1 & 7:30 pm & Sunday 3 & 6 pm
When Rabbi David arrives, the congregation gathers around him now that their elderly rabbi is distraught and confused in the wake of the accident. Taking advantage of his new-found authority, he insists that the men have not done enough to ensure their women's modesty, and that the balcony tragedy is a divine warning to that effect.
This leads to a clash with Osher's grandmother Ettie, a pious woman who cannot accept the notion that God demands blind subjugation. Ettie and her friends raise money to restore the women's balcony, but Rabbi David decides to distribute those funds elsewhere. A feud breaks out, driving a wedge between husbands and wives — one that they can only repair by coming together in faith and harmony.
Riot girls smash the patriarchy in Lizzie, a rock musical running Friday, September 8 through Saturday, September 16, 2017.
Best known as the comic who put the cerebral into cerebral palsy, Josh Blue burst onto the national comedy scene when he won Last Comic Standing in 2006. Since then, he has had several stand-up specials on Showtime and Comedy Central, and been a guest on numerous TV talk shows...Read more »
WORLD PREMIERE! 1938. A small town. A mysterious carnival. And two boys bent on escaping the midway of life to find adventure, and themselves. The hypnotic power and dark poetry of Ray Bradbury's classic novel Something Wicked This Way Comes sings and seduces in this bold new musical...Read more »
The Drama League brings the curtain up on Godspell, the classic show fresh from a 2012 Broadway revival update...Read more »
IN Hebrew with English subtitles. On the day of Osher's bar mitzvah, the men look up adoringly at the women's balcony where their wives, daughters, sisters, cousins, and grandmothers are gathered. Then disaster strikes: the floor under the balcony gives way, leaving several people injured and one comatose...Read more »
Richard Cleaver creates elaborate figurative sculptures full of hidden compartments to capture the lives and secrets of historical figures and personal acquaintances. Cleaver received his bachelor of fine arts degree from Maryland Institute College of Art and completed a master of fine arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.Read more »
This comprehensive and lively installation explores the work of one of America’s original “Mad Men.” McCauley (“Mac”) Conner (born 1913) created advertising campaigns for a variety of products during the decade when the advertising industry was at its height and centered on Madison Avenue. His illustrations for leading women’s magazines such as Redbook and McCall’s animated a wide range of popular literature, from romantic fiction and detective stories, to topics of import such as Cold War anxiety and juvenile delinquency. His work is a “time capsule” of an era when commercial artists helped to redefine American style and culture.Read more »
Saturdays and Sundays in September
Join our animal keepers for talks about the animals they take care of. There is always something new to learn about our wild friends. These talk are offered several times a day feature different animals. Locations and times will be posted daily at the front of the zoo. Free with paid admission to the zoo. Admission: Adults $7, Seniors $5, Kids $5; free for under 3yrs and members.
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802 www.brandywinezoo.org (302) 571-7747. Free parking.Read more »
Frauds. Fakes. Trickery. Deceit! Put on your CSI hat and investigate some of the most clever and costliest deceptions of our time in the captivating exhibition Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes.
Learn tricks of the trade from master forgers, what gets faked and why, how scientific methodology assists in spotting fakes, and more! Compare real and fake works, and then ask yourself, “Do you see what you think you see?”
Enjoy related programming, including fascinating lectures with experts, our documentary film series on famous forgers, and Winterthur After Hours.
Interested in reserving a group tour? Please call 800.448.3883, e-mail, or visit the webpage for tickets