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October 13, 2017 - October 13, 2018 Visual Arts Events

Harvest Fest

Concord Mall

Oct
29
Sun
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Family Focused INbudget Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Holiday, Rock, Visual Arts

The Concord Mall Harvest Festival is family fun-focused afternoon event with interactive experiences and fun for the whole family to enjoy! Stop by this free event for food trucks, pumpkin decorating, crafts, live music, face painting, and more...

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Halloween Comicfest & Spookabration 2017!

The Comic Book Shop

Oct
29
Sun
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

 Choose from this year's special selection of Halloween-themed comics -- Plenty of choices for kids & adults!
 

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Fall Free Writes

Delaware Art Museum

Oct
29
Sun
Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Poetry & Spoken Word, Visual Arts

Drop-in to the Museum galleries and explore a topic or idea through writing inspired by prompts—visual or written.

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The Coffin Ball Art Show

Talleyville Frame Shoppe and Gallery

Oct
30
Mon
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Group show featuring coffin shaped artwork by some of the areas best local artists...

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Abrazo de Colores

Grand Opera House

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Oct
30
Mon
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Abrazo de Colores – Contemporary Abstract Artist Yakime Akelá Brown to Show at the Historic Grand Opera House  The historic Grand Opera House proudly welcomes back local artist Yakime Akelá Brown to the baby grand Gallery for the month of October.  Yakime Akelá Brown presents a new series of contemporary abstract paintings in an exhibit entitled Abrazo de Colores, the theme of which alludes to how we each visually and mentally perceive color and its impact on ...Read more »

Kids eat free night with Jungle John

Kid Shelleen's

Oct
30
Mon
Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Visual Arts

Join us each week for a great family night at Kid Shelleen's!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 36 more times through Jul 2

The Coffin Ball Art Show

Talleyville Frame Shoppe and Gallery

Oct
31
Tue
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Group show featuring coffin shaped artwork by some of the areas best local artists...

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Jon Redmond | New Paintings

Somerville Manning Gallery

Oct
31
Tue
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

With a studio in Philadelphia and a house in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, Jon Redmond’s current show offers a fresh view of his popular subject matters of choice, urban architecture and still lifes that juxtapose the natural and man-made.  Unusual angles and the absence of figures blur the difference between residential dwellings and commercial businesses, but pops of bright color pull the viewer’s attention through the windows to the vibrant energy that undoubtedly exists within.  He finds complex angles and shapes in his subject matter and showcases them in his paintings. These forms, whether created by dramatic shadows or fleeting rays of sunshine, come together to create the abstract compositions he enjoys most. He also recognizes the beauty and simplicity of light falling on the objects he chooses for his still lifes. Redmond ultimately seeks to capture his viewer’s interest by interpreting subjects through his distinctive, painterly style.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 10 more times through Nov 11

Eye on the Iconic Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Oct
31
Tue
Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown, the first in a new Winterthur exhibition series entitled Eye on the Iconic, will feature the replica coronation gown worn in episode five, “Smoke and Mirrors,” of the Netflix series The Crown, a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Like the richly symbolic centuries-old coronation ceremony, the coronation dress is iconic—one of the most celebrated dresses of the 20th century and a symbol of a historical moment witnessed by millions around the world. The replica dress is also a true icon, created in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.  
 
Join us this fall beginning October 20, 2017, to view this very special dress and experience the rich connections an object like this one makes between the Queen, her people, and the world through the celebration and memory of important historical moments. And look for future presentations in the Eye on the Iconic series, each highlighting a single remarkable object.

Photo courtesy Alex Bailey, The Crown, Netflix
 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 60 more times through Jan 7

An American Journey: The Art of John Sloan

Delaware Art Museum

Nov
01
Wed
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Educational (Family), History, Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Visual Arts, World

The first major retrospective exhibition of John Sloan’s work since 1988, An American Journey explores all facets of the artist’s long career: his work as an illustrator in Philadelphia, his famous depictions of New York City, his lively views of Gloucester, Massachusetts, and his fascinating studies of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 65 more times through Jan 28

The Fabric of Life: Works in Fiber by the Harmony Weavers Guild

Delaware Art Museum

Nov
01
Wed
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Visual Arts, World

Founded in 1971, the Harmony Weavers Guild is dedicated to the making of cloth—a process involving time-consuming techniques. Created by hand, the works of art highlight attention to design and detail and to richness of color and of textures.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 55 more times through Jan 14

Tableau: The Art of Richard Cleaver

Delaware Art Museum

Nov
01
Wed
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

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.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 50 more times through Jan 7

Jon Redmond | New Paintings

Somerville Manning Gallery

Nov
01
Wed
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

With a studio in Philadelphia and a house in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, Jon Redmond’s current show offers a fresh view of his popular subject matters of choice, urban architecture and still lifes that juxtapose the natural and man-made.  Unusual angles and the absence of figures blur the difference between residential dwellings and commercial businesses, but pops of bright color pull the viewer’s attention through the windows to the vibrant energy that undoubtedly exists within.  He finds complex angles and shapes in his subject matter and showcases them in his paintings. These forms, whether created by dramatic shadows or fleeting rays of sunshine, come together to create the abstract compositions he enjoys most. He also recognizes the beauty and simplicity of light falling on the objects he chooses for his still lifes. Redmond ultimately seeks to capture his viewer’s interest by interpreting subjects through his distinctive, painterly style.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 9 more times through Nov 11

Eye on the Iconic Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Nov
01
Wed
Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown, the first in a new Winterthur exhibition series entitled Eye on the Iconic, will feature the replica coronation gown worn in episode five, “Smoke and Mirrors,” of the Netflix series The Crown, a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Like the richly symbolic centuries-old coronation ceremony, the coronation dress is iconic—one of the most celebrated dresses of the 20th century and a symbol of a historical moment witnessed by millions around the world. The replica dress is also a true icon, created in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.  
 
Join us this fall beginning October 20, 2017, to view this very special dress and experience the rich connections an object like this one makes between the Queen, her people, and the world through the celebration and memory of important historical moments. And look for future presentations in the Eye on the Iconic series, each highlighting a single remarkable object.

Photo courtesy Alex Bailey, The Crown, Netflix
 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 59 more times through Jan 7

Winterthur 101 Lecture: "Winterthur's Needlework Collection"

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Nov
01
Wed
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Copeland Lecture Hall, 6:00 pm

Linda Eaton, John L. and Marjorie P. McGraw Director of Collections and Senior Curator of Textiles, discusses H. F. du Pont's love of needlework; the extensive Winterthur needlework collection; and the embroidery style in the coronation gown feature in our Royal Splendor exhibit. Members only. Members free.

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