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PO Box 141
U.S. Route 1

Chadds Ford
Pennsylvania 19317
USA
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Exhibiting American art in a 19th-century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life and landscape painting.

The mission of the Brandywine River Museum is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret for public benefit artistic and historical objects with primary emphasis on the art of the Brandywine region, American illustration and still life painting.

The mission is founded on the conviction that the special aspects of American art to which the Museum is dedicated have unique value and will be enjoyed and understood by an increasingly large and diverse audience.

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The Brandywine Conservancy is committed to the belief that preservation and wise use of natural and cultural resources provides health, education, beauty, and increased quality of life for individuals and communities. The Conservancy assures present and future generations of open space, dependable water supplies, historical sites, and important works of American art, and also provides an understanding of the meaning and potential of these, both separately and in relation to each other. The Conservancy preserves, protects, interprets, utilizes and displays these resources through its Brandywine River Museum and Environmental Management Center.

The mission of the Brandywine River Museum is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret for public benefit artistic and historical objects with primary emphasis on the art of the Brandywine region, American illustration and still life painting. The mission is founded on the conviction that the special aspects of American art to which the Museum is dedicated have unique value and will be enjoyed and understood by an increasingly large and diverse audience.

The mission of the Environmental Management Center is to conserve the natural and cultural resources of the Brandywine watershed and other selected areas with a primary emphasis on conservation of water quantity and quality. The mission is founded on a conviction that a healthy and secure natural environment is essential to meet the needs and aspirations of present and future generations.

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I remember as a child in High School visiting the museum and seeing Night Sleepers for the first time. I was so mesmerized as I listened to the tour guide say that the work was done with egg tempera. In my mind all I heard was eggs. I thought wow Andrew Wyeth paints with eggs. Even though that was ... more »
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