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The Brandywine Conservancy & Art Museum: Virtual Gallery Talk with Victoria Wyeth: Women as Models

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Image Credit: Zirngiebel House, Needham — Heavy Snow ca. 1922, N.C. Wyeth

Brandywine River Museum of Art

1 Hoffman’s Mill Road

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317

The Brandywine River Museum of Art is currently closed to the public to undergo facility renovations to its second and third floors. The Museum will be reopening in June with its new special exhibition, “Ralston Crawford: Air & Space & War.”

You can also continue to join us virtually with Brandywine at Home featuring a wide array of offerings, including fun online eventscrafts and art projectsartwork spotlights from our collection, calming moments of nature, and some tasty recipes from the Millstone Café.

Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) Siri, 1970, tempera on panel, collection of the Brandywine River Museum of Art. © Brandywine River Museum of Art

Virtual Gallery Talk with Victoria Wyeth: Women as Models

Monday, March 22, 2021, 7 p.m. (EST)

Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 7 p.m. (EST)

Join Victoria Wyeth as she shares her uniquely personal perspectives on the art of her grandfather, Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009). In March, as part of Women’s History Month, Victoria’s talk will focus on Wyeth’s depictions of women models, including Christina Olson, Siri Erickson, Helga Testorf, Senna Moore, Ann Call and Elaine Benner. The program will be held on Zoom and participants may submit questions in advance during the registration process. Limited tickets are available. All proceeds support the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art.   

In the meantime, catch up on new virtual tours, activities and upcoming events in this week’s edition of “Brandywine at Home” !

Discover a distinguished collection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century American art, housed in a renovated nineteenth-century mill with a dramatic steel and glass addition that overlooks the bucolic Brandywine River. The extraordinary site—the intersection of art and nature—emphasizes the Brandywine Conservancy’s commitment to the preservation of the natural, cultural and scenic resources of the region.

Renowned for its holdings of the Wyeth family of artists, the Museum features galleries dedicated to the work of N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth and Jamie Wyeth. The Museum’s outstanding Heritage Collection is a cross section of American art, with a special focus on artistic practice in the Brandywine valley. Nineteenth- and twentieth-century landscape paintings testify to the beauty which drew well-known artists to the area. Important portraits, still life paintings and notable holdings in American illustration add diversity and breadth to this unique collection.

A robust program of changing exhibitions places the Museum’s collection into the broader contexts of American art.

Link to the website: https://www.brandywine.org/museum  

The Laurels Preserve  and The Waterloo Mills Preserve are open to members of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art from dawn to dusk, Wednesday through Sunday. Visitors should carry their Conservancy membership cards. 

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