Wednesday, April 11, 2012
All three West Chester High Schools will be represented.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Nearly 500 works of art will be on display at the 2012 Chester County High School Art Show. The week long show will officially kick off on Saturday, April 14, at the Chester County Art Association located at 100 North Bradford Avenue in West Chester. The 38th annual Chester County High School Art Show will begin on Saturday, April 14, and will be open to the public Tuesday, April 17, through Saturday, April 21, from 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. “The show itself will feature the talents of hundreds of young artists from high schools across Chester County,” said Jennifer Shealy, Special Events Coordinator for the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU). “The event is an exciting opportunity for our future artists to display their work in a real…
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Here are some things to do this weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. But this should be your time. Time, to kick-back, relax and enjoy two days of sweet, sweet freedom. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore. May Festival Where/When: The Chester County Hospital, May 20, 4-9 p.m., May 21, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and May 22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Why Go: The Chester County Hospital and First National Bank present the 28th Annual May Festival, three days of amusement rides, crafts, food and music benefitting the Hospital. Rides close at 9:30 p.m. Pricing: Free BBQ Choo-Choo Where/When: West Chester Railroad Company…
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
The event will feature works of local artists on Saturday and Sunday.
Enjoy live music, art displays and a book signing at the Third Annual Chester County Studio Tour. At this free studio tour, visitors get the chance see the work of 12 distinctly different artists - from “pop” artists to traditional landscape painters – who are gathering this weekend at two locations. This is a chance to purchase the art work of some of Chester County’s best known artists – all without gallery commissions. Catherine Quillman, author of the newly released book, 100 Artists of the Brandywine Valley, will sign copies of her book, which showcases several of the studio tour artists. According to Jeff Schaller, whose brightly-decorated “Pop” art studio is practically a neighborhood landmark, the annual tour grew out of …
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Here's what's going on this weekend in West Chester.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. But this should be your time. Time, to kick-back, relax and enjoy two days of sweet, sweet freedom. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore. High School Art Show Where/When: The Chester County Art Association, May 12 through the 14 from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Why Go: Chester County Art Association hosts their High School Art Show, showcasing the work of students throughout the county. The show, which is curated by art teachers, runs May 7-14; the gallery is closed on Sunday and Monday. Hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pricing: Free West …
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Here's a look at this week's family-friendly events.
Sometimes it's hard to find things to do as a family. So Patch wants to help. Every week we are going to publish a list of the best family-freindly events going on in the area. We're looking for things that are fun, close-by and cheap. High School Art Show Where/When: Chester County Art Association, May 10-14 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Why Go: Chester County Art Association hosts their High School Art Show, showcasing the work of students throughout the county. The show, which is curated by art teachers, runs May 7-14; the gallery is closed on Sunday and Monday. Hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pricing: Free Storytime Where/When: The Chester County Book and Music Company, Wednesday, May 11 at 10:30 a.m. Why Go: Chester County …
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Here are some things going on this weekend that might be outside the normal Friday and Saturday routine that might be worth checking out.
Friday, Jan. 7 The Serpentine Art Gallery is opening an exhibit featuring the works of artist Tom Bostelle. Bostelle rose to prominence in the '50s and '60s before withdrawing from the mainstream art world to his Pocopson studio. Bostelle worked mainly with oils on plywood, paper and canvas. Titled "Beyond the Shadows," the exhibit will feature works that highlight Bostelle's attempt to capture shadows "stretched, overlapped, broken free from the people and animals who cast them." According to Bostelle's website this was his way "of encapsulating human emotion in its purest form." The opening reception runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Spotted Atrocious will bring its brand of indie-infused rock to The Note. Currently living in …