Pennsbury Inn - Chadds Ford, PA, 19317, United States

Come to the Brandywine River Museum on January 25 – May 18, 2014
Howard Pyle, Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell and N.C. Wyeth—foremost illustrators in the first half of the 20th century—created some of their best-known images for advertising calendars. A Date with Art: The Business of Illustrated Calendars introduces visitors to the once-thriving, lucrative business of illustrated calendars. From Parrish’s haunting work for General Electric’s Edison Mazda brand to Norman Rockwell’s iconic images for the Boy Scouts of America, calendar images contributed greatly to an artist’s popular reputation. Yet the connection to commercial ventures at times undermined their critical reputations as artists. This exhibition will reveal the various ways in which Pyle, Parrish, Rockwell and Wyeth integrated calendar work into their careers, adapting to shifting views of contemporary art, illustration and business.

Pennsbury Inn
883 Baltimore Pike
Chadds Ford, PA, 19317, United States
Call: (610) 388-1435
610-388-1436

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A Brandywine Valley Bed and Breakfast in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

The Pennsbury Inn is a lovely and comfortable Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania bed and breakfast inn near Longwood Gardens in the historic Brandywine Valley. Our historic Chadds Ford, PA bed and breakfast inn offers seven sumptuous bedrooms, private baths, large living room with huge open fireplace, library, music room, and private conference room. Discover the treasures of the Brandywine Valley, Philadelphia, and beyond from your exclusive Pennsylvania lodging home base. Located on eight acres of landscaped grounds bordered by woodland trails, this Chadds Ford bed and breakfast hideaway is perfect for intimate weddings, receptions, anniversary dinners, bridal showers, and business meetings.