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CFHS 8th Annual Plein Air Event

Wine and Cheese with the Artists and Wet Paint Sale

CHADDS FORDS, PA: The Chadds Ford Historical Society hosts its 8th annual Plein Air art event. Artists will be painting around the local area as well as the Barns Brinton House, John Chads House and Brandywine Creek on Saturday, February 6, 2016. Open to the public is a special art exhibition at the CFHS Barn Visitors Center that evening. From 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm there will be an “Exclusive Preview Party” where guests can view and purchase artwork made that morning. The $50 ticket allows for admission up to 2 people and $25 of the ticket cost can be applied towards an art purchase. Afterwards, a “Wine & Cheese with the Artists” reception and a wet paint sale will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Admission is $10 per guest and they can view displays of the work completed by artists that day. Come out and support your local talented artists. Please join us for this fun event that steps back into time when early American illustrators and painters such as Frank Schoonover, Howard Pyle, Bayard Berndt, and N.C. Wyeth were inspired by the beauty of our region and painted outdoors. The CFHS is located on route 1 and Creek Road in historic Chadds Ford. For more info on the CFHS and directions, call (610) 388-7376, email us at or visit Office hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are also available at Brandywine View Antiques at 1244 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317.

Date & Time

February 6, 2016

5:00PM - 8:00PM

More Info

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General Admission: $10 | Exclusive Preview Party ( Includes 2 Tickets): $50

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