Art Watch: From discovery to sublime

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times The big art weekend event this week is 68th Annual Chadds Ford Art Show, held at Chadds Ford Elementary School this Friday, March 24 from 7-10pm and Saturday March 25 from 10am-4pm. The Friday opening is for adults only, and is always a very fun party with donated delicious appetizers served by students and staff on cleverly made palette trays.   ...

What to Do: Get Happy on Monday

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times If you’re looking for something fun to do on Monday, you have several good options — “Be Happy,” celebrate the first day of Spring or get a free water ice at any of Rita’s Water Ice locations around the area. It won’t take much of an effort to do all three at the same time. The International Day of Happiness is March 20 — every year...

Art Watch: Time for the Chadds Ford Art Show

Still going strong after 67 years, top local artists featured By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times The highlight of art this week is the 67th Annual Chadds Ford Art Show this Friday and Saturday, March 11-12. Chadds Ford Elementary School will host the Chadds Ford Art Show and Sale which provides a unique platform for Chester County artists to show both traditional and contemporary art work that...

A snowy Chadds Ford Art Show opening night

A little weather could not dampen the fun! By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times Featured artist Shawn Faust enjoys some time with CFE Art Show fans PENNSBURY – Despite a day filled will slush and snow, and many surrounding schools cancelling their activities; Chadds Ford Elementary was abuzz  with excitement and a great crowd Friday night who came out to enthusiastically support the 66th...

What To Do: Happiness Day in Kennett

Also: Chadds Ford Art Sale, antiques at Kimberton and more! By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times If this weekend’s special event in Kennett Square had a theme song, it would have to be Pharrell Williams’ Grammy-winning hit “Happy.” That’s because March 20 is Happiness Day in Kennett Square. March 20 has been established as the annual International Day of Happiness and all 193 United...

Art Watch: Chadds Ford Art Show adds ‘Other Points of View’

Also: John Baker’s ‘Past & Present’ By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times This year’s 60th Annual Chadds Ford Art Show presents the work of 70 local professional artists in a variety of media and price-point this Friday and Saturday, March 20 -21st. In addition to the many fine artists that show in the main exhibition hall, the Art Committee had added an “Art Salon-...

Art Watch: Radley Run Art Show kicks off Friday

Show benefits Safe Harbor, Chester County Art Association By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times The 6th Annual Radley Run Art Show starts this Friday from 6-10pm, and then continues on Saturday  from 10am -3pm.  The Radley show is free admission and open to the public. It is a lively, wonderful show with great food and drink in a beautiful location.  If you have never been to The Radley Run Country...

Art Watch: Painting on collage combines old and new

Plus: what’s going on this week in art By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Painter Jasmine Alleger will be exhibiting this Thursday March 20th  at Galer Estate Winery for a Pop up show from 5-9pm.  Alleger combines found materials and photographs with painted objects of everyday subject matter. She writes that “the juxtaposition of collaged material with painted objects is a way to...