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June 28, 2017 - June 28, 2018 Arts & Entertainment Events

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860–1920

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
28
Wed
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions

The years 1860–1920 witnessed sweeping changes in book design, inspired by technological developments, marketing strategies, and shifting ideas about art. This exhibition will explore examples of collaborative commercial book projects, which emulate the attractive layouts and decorative bindings of private presses, and the growth of a literate public on both sides of the Atlantic.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 45 more times through Aug 27

Spring into Summer ~ Group Show

The Station Gallery

Jun
28
Wed
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Spring into Summer ~ Oil paintings by Jim Barwick, Ed Bronstein, Gay Freeborn, and Bhavisha Patel. Philadelphia city scenes, still lifes, figures in interiors, and animal paintings are featured in a group show with a warm seasonal theme. Wine & Cheese Opening Reception Friday June 2, 5 – 8 PM Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 9 - 5, Saturday 10 – 3

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 3 more times through Jun 30

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
28
Wed
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

Assemblage is a group of 17 women artists from the greater Philadelphia area. While the artists exhibit individually throughout the region, they work toward exhibiting collectively once a year. 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 50 more times through Sep 3

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
28
Wed
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

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.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 60 more times through Sep 17

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860-1920

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
28
Wed
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Museum Exhibitions

June 3, 2017 - August 27, 2017

This exhibition will investigate the trans-Atlantic concept of the ‘complete book,’ which took place between 1860 and 1910. During this 50-year period, the conflation of advances in print technology and the philosophy of the Arts and Crafts Movement led to a new aesthetic in book design. The integration of the book from content to cover as promoted by private press initiatives including William Morris’ Kel...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 61 more times through Aug 27

Alternatively True Facts by Colette Gaiter

Mezzanine Gallery

Jun
28
Wed
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Alternatively True Facts, an exhibition of mixed media work by Colette Gaiter, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from June 2-30, 2017. An opening reception to meet the artist will be held on Friday, June 2 from 5-7 p.m.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 3 more times through Jun 30

Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jun
28
Wed
Museum Exhibitions

The exhibition will examine artwork, couture, silver, sporting memorabilia, wine, musical instruments, antiquities, and stamps along with ceramics, furniture, and folk art. This broad selection of luxury and everyday objects further illustrates that rarity, supply, and desirability can make anything fair game for a clever forger or fraudster intent on turning a handsome profit... 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 194 more times through Jan 7

Wendell Castle and Nancy Jurs

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

Jun
28
Wed
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Exhibiting together for the first time at our Riverfront Wilmington Museum, Wendell Castle and Nancy Jurs will display earlier and recent works in wood, ceramics, and mixed media (salvaged, reclaimed) showcasing their flawless grasp of art, design, and technology...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 39 more times through Aug 5

Andrew Wyeth

Somerville Manning Gallery

Jun
28
Wed
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INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Somerville Manning Gallery joins in celebration of the 100th birthday of Andrew Wyeth with an exhibition of original paintings June 6 To July 29, 2017. Wyeth is a pivotal artist in the international art scene who maintained his own form of realism during a shift from modernism to abstract expression. In the face of art world criticism that favored the current mode of abstraction, Wyeth steadfastly painted his own mind and style, using representationalism to express his deep innermost feelings and emotion. Careful examination of his subject and a multitude of studies was his style. 

The collection at Somerville Manning Gallery will include major works and studies in both watercolor, dry brush, and tempera, the mediums Wyeth used. Andrew Wyeth was a great influence on the art from the Brandywine Valley. Seeing an exhibition of his work at the Somerville Manning Gallery location, an old textile mill on the Brandywine River, allows the viewer to experience his painting in the light and atmosphere from which it was painted.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 24 more times through Jul 29

Oddball Bingo

Oddity Bar

Jun
28
Wed
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Comedy, Games & Trivia

Every Wednesday night come on out to Oddity Bar for Oddball Bingo!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 506 more times through Mar 3

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860–1920

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
29
Thu
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions

The years 1860–1920 witnessed sweeping changes in book design, inspired by technological developments, marketing strategies, and shifting ideas about art. This exhibition will explore examples of collaborative commercial book projects, which emulate the attractive layouts and decorative bindings of private presses, and the growth of a literate public on both sides of the Atlantic.

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 44 more times through Aug 27

Spring into Summer ~ Group Show

The Station Gallery

Jun
29
Thu
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Spring into Summer ~ Oil paintings by Jim Barwick, Ed Bronstein, Gay Freeborn, and Bhavisha Patel. Philadelphia city scenes, still lifes, figures in interiors, and animal paintings are featured in a group show with a warm seasonal theme. Wine & Cheese Opening Reception Friday June 2, 5 – 8 PM Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 9 - 5, Saturday 10 – 3

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through Jun 30

Assemblage: A Regional Collective of Women Artists

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
29
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

Assemblage is a group of 17 women artists from the greater Philadelphia area. While the artists exhibit individually throughout the region, they work toward exhibiting collectively once a year. 

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 49 more times through Sep 3

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
29
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

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 »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 59 more times through Sep 17

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860-1920

Delaware Art Museum

Jun
29
Thu
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Museum Exhibitions

June 3, 2017 - August 27, 2017

This exhibition will investigate the trans-Atlantic concept of the ‘complete book,’ which took place between 1860 and 1910. During this 50-year period, the conflation of advances in print technology and the philosophy of the Arts and Crafts Movement led to a new aesthetic in book design. The integration of the book from content to cover as promoted by private press initiatives including William Morris’ Kel...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 60 more times through Aug 27
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