This year's show, held at Chadds Ford Elementary School, will also feature special events including art tours, a guided tour of the elementary school's art collection, featuring Brandywine art from the late 1800s to today, and a children's "art cafe."
All proceeds will support educational enrichment programs at Chadds Ford Elementary School. Thirty percent of all art purchases are tax deductible.
Meet the cartoonist on Saturday, March 16th, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Meet John Gallagher, a cartoonist, self-publisher, award-winning designer and Comi-Con exhibitor. Gallagher will create unique, personalized cartoon works for purchase that are a perfect gift for kids or the young at heart. He's written and illustrated his online and printed graphic novel series, "Buzzboy," since 1998, and has worked in graphic design, interactive media and comics since 1990. His latest endeavor, "Zoey & Ketchup," co-written with his daughter, Katie, was released this past September.
Art Tours: Saturday, March 16, 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Join guides for free informative tours of the art collection at Chadds Ford Elementary. The collection includes pieces from artists prominent in the inception and foundation of the Brandywine tradition and those who further defined the artistic heritage of the area. Learn how the collection and the school interweave into the local history and tradition of art.
Art Café: Saturday, March 16, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Children ages 5 to 12 can drop in and create their own masterpiece in a relaxing "art studio" atmosphere. Spaces are available on a first come, first served, basis; costs vary based on age and project selection.
The popular Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show features works by more than 70 professional artists from the Brandywine Valley and beyond. This year's featured artist is Stephen Brehm and the donating artist is Madeleine Kelly. A complete list of participating artists and artwork samples are available at http://cfes.ucfsd.org/artshow.
IF YOU GO #1
WHAT 64th Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show
WHEN 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, March 15: complimentary reception and sale (adults only)
WHERE Chadds Ford Elementary School, 3 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, Pa.