Brandywine River Museum Meet & Greet

Created January 30, 2024 by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Pennsylvania: East

What: EPA SCBWI Meet & Greet Where: The Brandywine Museum, Chadsford PA When: Sunday, February 18th from 1-4 pm It's a Meet & Greet with the EPA SCBWI team at the Brandywine Museum to view the exhibit: ROOTED: FAMILY AND NATURE IN CONTEMPORARY CHILDREN’S BOOK ILLUSTRATION This exhibition explores the enduring bonds of nature and family through a lively presentation of original artwork from eight illustrated children’s books. The illustrations on view will feature a diverse group of protagonists who experience compelling moments in their everyday lives, whether it be finding appreciation for the wonders of nature or feeling joy in activities with family in the outdoors. The artists represented are Micha Archer, Sophie Blackall, Cozbi A. Cabrera, Joe Cepeda, Devon Holzwarth, Juana Martinez-Neal, Frank Morrison, and Qing Zhuang. Visitors of all ages will be immersed in the colorful, lively drawings created with a variety of materials, including acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastels, colored pencils, linocuts, woodcuts, ink, and collage. We will gather in the cafe (beyond the gift shop). This lovely cafe overlooks the Brandywine River and has lunch/snacks available to purchase. Register below so we can keep you updated. You will need to purchase your entrance ticket at the Brandywine Museum when you join us. $20 adults $18 seniors (65+) $8 children ages 6-18 and students with ID Free for children ages five and under and members of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art