Art Watch: From Clayworks to Monty Python, all in one week

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times The major art event of the week is happening this Saturday April 1st at the Wayne Art Center with an opening event for two major ceramic shows. The Wayne Art Center, located at 413 Maplewood Avenue in Wayne Pennsylvania, hosts “Ceramic Innovations” with 60+ ceramic artists selected by artist Chris Gustin, as well as “Essential Earth” which...

Galer Estate wins Gold for 2015 Pinot Noir Rose

Virginia Mitchell, Winemaker, Brad and Lele Galer Estate owners, Jan Grimes Vineyard Manager celebrate the Chester County winery’s latest awards. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Galer Estate Vineyard & Winery in Kennett Square Pennsylvania was awarded a Gold Medal for their 2015 Pinot Noir rosé and a Silver Medal for their 2015 Red Lion Chardonnay at the biggest wine competition in America, The 2016...

Art Watch: Start your holidays at the Brandywine River Museum

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times The best place to start this holiday season is at The Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford. The whole museum is tastefully decorated for the holidays with fresh wreaths and a holiday train that runs throughout the museum on 2000 feet of track. Thursdays are particularly enchanting during the Winter, with the museum and café open until 9pm, one can experience...

Art Watch: The Magic of Metal and Art on the Flip Side

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times This weekend starts off with an exciting steel sculpture show in Kennett Square, “The Magic of Metal: The Transformation of Steel to Fine-art Sculpture” at Vinewoods Forge located at 376 West Street Road in Kennett Square. Artist sculptor Rob Sigafoos leads the list of 7 highly regarded metal sculptors including: Stan Smokler, Dave Beck, Jeff Bell, Karen...

Art Watch: Art for the Holidays

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times There are some wonderful holiday arts and artisan shows in our area in the coming weeks. Though you may prefer to invest in a large new work of art for your home from a local gallery (a really great idea!), this is a unique time of year to find the more portable and affordable works of art available at holiday shows. Zvezdana Scott of Kennett’s new Mala Galleria...