Events Calendar

Events for 5/26/17 (Friday)
MYTHS & NATURE: EARLY PRINTS BY SAM MAITIN
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/6/17-8/27/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
Philadelphia native Sam Maitin is best known for his colorful prints, murals, paintings, and sculptures displaying his abstract forms and signature use Show More...of calligraphy as a design element. Early in his career, Maitin explored themes relating to the garden, myths, and poetry; the exhibition's curators have worked with the artist's family to compile a selection of these early prints, including a number from his limited edition series Basic Animals.. ...Show Less
PARENT'S NIGHT OUT
Central Bucks Family YMCA, 2500 Lower State Road, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/26/17 Time: 5:30 PM-9:00 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-348-8131   |    EMAIL
Hosted two Friday evenings per month, Parents' Night Out keeps your children engaged in the monthly theme while you indulge in a night out.
- Includes Show More...dinner, craft, snack and a movie
- Parents are welcome to bring children in the pajamas
- Register online or at the Y Welcome Center
- Guardian must maintain a KidCheck account
1 child: Member $25 Non-member $31
2 children: Member $36 Non-member $42
3 children: Member $42 Non-member $48. ...Show Less
OFF TO THE RACES - AN EQUESTRIAN FINE ART EXHIBITION
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio, 5230 Silo Hill Road, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-9/30/17 Time: Wednesdays - Sundays and by Appointment    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-348-2500   |    EMAIL
Off to the Races is an exhibition featuring over 40 recently discovered equestrian paintings from one of the largest private sporting art collections Show More...in the United States.
The paintings in "Off to the Races" depict many different equestrian scenes and events.. All are completed with beautiful hand crafted frames to compliment each work of art. The exhibition can be viewed on the Gratz Gallery website www.gratzgallery.com and a color brochure is available upon request.
The upcoming exhibition at Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio is a celebration of America's love for horses and horse racing. We present this show during a time when equestrian enthusiasts are gearing up for the highly anticipated Kentucky Derby, Radnor Hunt, Winterthur Steeplechase and the Devon Horse show. America's love for horses and horse racing has existed since the founding of our nation and continues to delight in present time. The exhibition features some the best early works of Peter Howell (b1932), Thomas Sherwood La Fontaine (b, 1915) as well as a variety of other artists and period equestrian art.. ...Show Less
LIVE MUSIC WITH STEVE ANTHONY
Chambers 19 Bistro & Bar, 19 N. Main St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/26/17 Time: 8 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-348-1940   |   
Live music with Steve Anthony
THE MARY SCHAFER COLLECTION: A LEGACY OF QUILT HISTORY
Mercer Museum, 84 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-8/13/17 Time: M-Sat: 10 am -5 pm; Sun.: Noon -5 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 345-0210   |    EMAIL
The exhibition traces the life and work of an important early collector, designer, maker and popularizer of quilts and quilting traditions. The 25 quilts Show More...on display reflect Schafer's varying interests, from the 19th century quilts she collected to her own exquisite work. Also on display is Small Worlds: The Sharon Holloway Dollhouse and Miniatures Collection.. ...Show Less
THE IRISH...AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY
Life Sience building auditorium at Delaware Valley University, 700 East Butler Ave. (Bus. 202), Doylestown, PA Date: 5/24/17-5/28/17 Time: Wed. 7:30pm; Thurs. 2pm; Fri. 8 pm; Sat. 2pm & 8pm; and Sun. 2pm.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks County Center of the Performing Arts, Inc.
CONTACT: Debbie Horan 215-297-8540   |    EMAIL
History, music and poetry will touch your soul with Pulitzer Prize wining author Frank McCourt's
play The Irish...and How They Got That Way. This ballad-filled Show More...musical walk through the
tumultuous 20th century and into the 21st century is a tribute to all things Irish and the Irish
American immigration experience. Its' sometimes irreverent, but always affectionate sentiment
and irony seem to weave a comforting Irish sweater around your heartstrings. You will hear
classic and favorites alike: Danny Boy; Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ra; Finnegan's Wake; Over There;
and You're a Grand Old Flag. The last two songs are written and composed by the ultimate Irish
immigrant success story, George M. Cohan. An all-enveloping sensation of "being there" will
take you back to sparse and meager times of struggle and triumph. With this production, Bucks
County's own Broadway Producer, Howard Perloff, inaugurates a three-production series as part
of the newly established Bucks County Center of the Performing Arts, Inc. a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit.
Ticket sales and donations will lay the groundwork to build the first bricks and mortar
comprehensive arts venue and school serving the Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Look for
Give My Regards to Broadway in June and July, and My Fair Lady in August! Running May 24
through June 4, 2017 with performances on Wednesday 7:30pm, Thursday 2pm, Friday 8pm,
Saturday 2pm & 8pm and Sunday 2pm at DelVal University, Doylestown, PA 18901. ...Show Less
HOLLYWOOD SUMMER NIGHTS
The County Theater, 20 East State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/15/17-9/17/17 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: County Theater
CONTACT: 215-348-1878 x118   |    EMAIL
The stars of Hollywood's Golden Age return to the silver screen every
week during summer. We've got a little bit of everything: comedy,
romance, Show More...action, suspense, and family friendly favorites. Whether you are
enjoying these classics for the first or thirtieth time, seeing them on
the big screen with an engaged audience is the perfect way to spend a
summer evening.. ...Show Less
EXHIBITION: THE MARY SCHAFER COLLECTION : A LEGACY OF QUILT HISTORY
Mercer Museum, Pine Street & Scout Way, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-8/13/17 Time: M-Sat: 10 am -5 pm; Sun.: Noon -5 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-345-0210   |    EMAIL
The Mary Schafer Collection traces the life and work of an important
early collector, designer, maker and popularizer of quilts and quilting
traditions. Show More...On view in the exhibit are 25 intricate and colorful quilts.
Also on display, is an extraordinary collection of dollhouses and
miniature furnishings from Sharon Holloway of Doylestown. The exhibit is
included in museum admission.. ...Show Less
REALISM - HIGHLIGHTING THE PAINTINGS OF GENE MCINERNEY
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/20/17-6/18/17 Time: Wed, Thur, Sat: 11 - 6; Fri: 11 - 7 Sun: 12 - 5    WEBSITE
Known for his ability to combine realism with romance and a sense of place, Mr. McInerney is one of our most popular artists. American Artist Magazine Show More...called him "the delicate engineer" saying "he paints his beloved PA countryside with a fullness and completeness that is utterly satisfying.". ...Show Less
LIGHT & MATTER: THE PHOTOGRAPHIC OBJECT
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 2/18/17-6/25/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
In 1970, the Museum of Modern Art challenged the then-popular notion that photographs were "taken rather than made" in the genre-expanding exhibition Show More...Photography into Sculpture. Curator Peter Bunnell highlighted artists ranging from the physicality of alternative chemical processes to three dimensional works on unusual substrates. Since then, a heightened exploration of the final object or form the photographic image takes has become an increasingly expressive pursuit for artists, with some photographers now working primarily in sculpture and installation.
Celebrating Catherine Jansen's groundbreaking cyanotype installation The Blue Room and works from Photography into Sculpture artist Bea Nettles from the Michener Art Museum collection, this exhibit surveys regional contemporaries continuing to diversify the forms photography now embodies.. ...Show Less
CHARLES SHEELER: FASHION, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND SCULPTURAL FORM
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 3/18/17-7/9/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
The exhibition will begin with an exploration of Sheeler's early period of experimentation: photographs of the Worthington House and modern sculpture, Show More...early portraits, and his 1920 film collaboration with Paul Strand, Manhatta. The core of Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form, however, are the 85 portraits and fashion photographs on loan from the Condé Nast archives in New York. These photographs embody all the glamour of the Jazz Age-beautiful starlets in fantastic gowns and fabulous jewels, models wearing the latest in couture designs, Ziegfeld Follies dancers, and stage actors featured in the latest Broadway sensation. A number of these photographs will be included in staged, multi-media vignettes incorporating period costumes, additional photographs, and paintings on loan from The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Yale University Art Gallery, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Columbus Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Gaston Lachaise Foundation, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Additionally, visitors will see for the first time Sheeler's own textile designs, which he produced in the early 1930s. These will be accompanied by a photograph Sheeler took of his dealer, Edith Halpert, wearing a dress made from his textiles, standing between two of his recent industrial paintings. Pieces of the original dress, as well as a recreation of it, will also be included in one of the multi-media vignettes.. ...Show Less
Events for 5/27/17 (Saturday)
MYTHS & NATURE: EARLY PRINTS BY SAM MAITIN
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/6/17-8/27/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
Philadelphia native Sam Maitin is best known for his colorful prints, murals, paintings, and sculptures displaying his abstract forms and signature use Show More...of calligraphy as a design element. Early in his career, Maitin explored themes relating to the garden, myths, and poetry; the exhibition's curators have worked with the artist's family to compile a selection of these early prints, including a number from his limited edition series Basic Animals.. ...Show Less
OFF TO THE RACES - AN EQUESTRIAN FINE ART EXHIBITION
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio, 5230 Silo Hill Road, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-9/30/17 Time: Wednesdays - Sundays and by Appointment    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-348-2500   |    EMAIL
Off to the Races is an exhibition featuring over 40 recently discovered equestrian paintings from one of the largest private sporting art collections Show More...in the United States.
The paintings in "Off to the Races" depict many different equestrian scenes and events.. All are completed with beautiful hand crafted frames to compliment each work of art. The exhibition can be viewed on the Gratz Gallery website www.gratzgallery.com and a color brochure is available upon request.
The upcoming exhibition at Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio is a celebration of America's love for horses and horse racing. We present this show during a time when equestrian enthusiasts are gearing up for the highly anticipated Kentucky Derby, Radnor Hunt, Winterthur Steeplechase and the Devon Horse show. America's love for horses and horse racing has existed since the founding of our nation and continues to delight in present time. The exhibition features some the best early works of Peter Howell (b1932), Thomas Sherwood La Fontaine (b, 1915) as well as a variety of other artists and period equestrian art.. ...Show Less
LIVE MUSIC WITH BRICK AT CHAMBERS 19 BISTRO & BAR
Chambers 19 Bistro & Bar, 19 N. Main St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/27/17 Time: 8 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-348-1940   |   
Join us for for food, drinks and live music with Brick.
POLAND THROUGH THE AGES: A LIVING HISTORY FAIRE
Festival Grounds at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, 654 Ferry Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/27/17-5/29/17 Time: 11am-6pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa
CONTACT: Helena Masiorski 267-994-8078   |    EMAIL
We invite you to the first ever Poland through the Ages: A Living History Faire. Discover 10th-20th Century Poland as portrayed by members of several Show More...different Living History Groups. There will be a special program for children/youth on Saturday 5/27, including Tea with the Queen and a Princess/Knight Pageant. Sunday 5/28 relive the Siege of Jasna Gora as the Swedes try to invade the Shrine and the Royal Banquet. There will be entertainment, demos, period clothing, games, battles, storytelling, great food and fun for all. We welcome all nobles and peasants! Dress up in period clothing and come out and join us!. ...Show Less
THE MARY SCHAFER COLLECTION: A LEGACY OF QUILT HISTORY
Mercer Museum, 84 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-8/13/17 Time: M-Sat: 10 am -5 pm; Sun.: Noon -5 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 345-0210   |    EMAIL
The exhibition traces the life and work of an important early collector, designer, maker and popularizer of quilts and quilting traditions. The 25 quilts Show More...on display reflect Schafer's varying interests, from the 19th century quilts she collected to her own exquisite work. Also on display is Small Worlds: The Sharon Holloway Dollhouse and Miniatures Collection.. ...Show Less
THE IRISH...AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY
Life Sience building auditorium at Delaware Valley University, 700 East Butler Ave. (Bus. 202), Doylestown, PA Date: 5/24/17-5/28/17 Time: Wed. 7:30pm; Thurs. 2pm; Fri. 8 pm; Sat. 2pm & 8pm; and Sun. 2pm.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks County Center of the Performing Arts, Inc.
CONTACT: Debbie Horan 215-297-8540   |    EMAIL
History, music and poetry will touch your soul with Pulitzer Prize wining author Frank McCourt's
play The Irish...and How They Got That Way. This ballad-filled Show More...musical walk through the
tumultuous 20th century and into the 21st century is a tribute to all things Irish and the Irish
American immigration experience. Its' sometimes irreverent, but always affectionate sentiment
and irony seem to weave a comforting Irish sweater around your heartstrings. You will hear
classic and favorites alike: Danny Boy; Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ra; Finnegan's Wake; Over There;
and You're a Grand Old Flag. The last two songs are written and composed by the ultimate Irish
immigrant success story, George M. Cohan. An all-enveloping sensation of "being there" will
take you back to sparse and meager times of struggle and triumph. With this production, Bucks
County's own Broadway Producer, Howard Perloff, inaugurates a three-production series as part
of the newly established Bucks County Center of the Performing Arts, Inc. a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit.
Ticket sales and donations will lay the groundwork to build the first bricks and mortar
comprehensive arts venue and school serving the Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Look for
Give My Regards to Broadway in June and July, and My Fair Lady in August! Running May 24
through June 4, 2017 with performances on Wednesday 7:30pm, Thursday 2pm, Friday 8pm,
Saturday 2pm & 8pm and Sunday 2pm at DelVal University, Doylestown, PA 18901. ...Show Less
HOLLYWOOD SUMMER NIGHTS
The County Theater, 20 East State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/15/17-9/17/17 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: County Theater
CONTACT: 215-348-1878 x118   |    EMAIL
The stars of Hollywood's Golden Age return to the silver screen every
week during summer. We've got a little bit of everything: comedy,
romance, Show More...action, suspense, and family friendly favorites. Whether you are
enjoying these classics for the first or thirtieth time, seeing them on
the big screen with an engaged audience is the perfect way to spend a
summer evening.. ...Show Less
EXHIBITION: THE MARY SCHAFER COLLECTION : A LEGACY OF QUILT HISTORY
Mercer Museum, Pine Street & Scout Way, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-8/13/17 Time: M-Sat: 10 am -5 pm; Sun.: Noon -5 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-345-0210   |    EMAIL
The Mary Schafer Collection traces the life and work of an important
early collector, designer, maker and popularizer of quilts and quilting
traditions. Show More...On view in the exhibit are 25 intricate and colorful quilts.
Also on display, is an extraordinary collection of dollhouses and
miniature furnishings from Sharon Holloway of Doylestown. The exhibit is
included in museum admission.. ...Show Less
REALISM - HIGHLIGHTING THE PAINTINGS OF GENE MCINERNEY
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/20/17-6/18/17 Time: Wed, Thur, Sat: 11 - 6; Fri: 11 - 7 Sun: 12 - 5    WEBSITE
Known for his ability to combine realism with romance and a sense of place, Mr. McInerney is one of our most popular artists. American Artist Magazine Show More...called him "the delicate engineer" saying "he paints his beloved PA countryside with a fullness and completeness that is utterly satisfying.". ...Show Less
LIGHT & MATTER: THE PHOTOGRAPHIC OBJECT
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 2/18/17-6/25/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
In 1970, the Museum of Modern Art challenged the then-popular notion that photographs were "taken rather than made" in the genre-expanding exhibition Show More...Photography into Sculpture. Curator Peter Bunnell highlighted artists ranging from the physicality of alternative chemical processes to three dimensional works on unusual substrates. Since then, a heightened exploration of the final object or form the photographic image takes has become an increasingly expressive pursuit for artists, with some photographers now working primarily in sculpture and installation.
Celebrating Catherine Jansen's groundbreaking cyanotype installation The Blue Room and works from Photography into Sculpture artist Bea Nettles from the Michener Art Museum collection, this exhibit surveys regional contemporaries continuing to diversify the forms photography now embodies.. ...Show Less
CHARLES SHEELER: FASHION, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND SCULPTURAL FORM
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 3/18/17-7/9/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
The exhibition will begin with an exploration of Sheeler's early period of experimentation: photographs of the Worthington House and modern sculpture, Show More...early portraits, and his 1920 film collaboration with Paul Strand, Manhatta. The core of Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form, however, are the 85 portraits and fashion photographs on loan from the Condé Nast archives in New York. These photographs embody all the glamour of the Jazz Age-beautiful starlets in fantastic gowns and fabulous jewels, models wearing the latest in couture designs, Ziegfeld Follies dancers, and stage actors featured in the latest Broadway sensation. A number of these photographs will be included in staged, multi-media vignettes incorporating period costumes, additional photographs, and paintings on loan from The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Yale University Art Gallery, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Columbus Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Gaston Lachaise Foundation, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Additionally, visitors will see for the first time Sheeler's own textile designs, which he produced in the early 1930s. These will be accompanied by a photograph Sheeler took of his dealer, Edith Halpert, wearing a dress made from his textiles, standing between two of his recent industrial paintings. Pieces of the original dress, as well as a recreation of it, will also be included in one of the multi-media vignettes.. ...Show Less
Events for 5/28/17 (Sunday)
MYTHS & NATURE: EARLY PRINTS BY SAM MAITIN
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/6/17-8/27/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
Philadelphia native Sam Maitin is best known for his colorful prints, murals, paintings, and sculptures displaying his abstract forms and signature use Show More...of calligraphy as a design element. Early in his career, Maitin explored themes relating to the garden, myths, and poetry; the exhibition's curators have worked with the artist's family to compile a selection of these early prints, including a number from his limited edition series Basic Animals.. ...Show Less
A. V. CROFTS: MEET ME AT THE BAMBOO TABLE
The Doylestown Bookshop, 16 S. Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/28/17 Time: 2:00 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: Laura Steavenson (215) 230-7610   |    EMAIL
On Sunday, May 28th at 2:00pm, we are excited to be hosting A.V. Crofts for a reading and book signing of her new book, Meet Me at the Bamboo Table: Everyday Show More...Meals Everywhere. Crofts is a communications professor and writer who has eaten across the globe, from Sudan to Alabama. In Meet Me at the Bamboo Table, she traces a lifetime of meals across states and continents for the ways that food ties us together. A perfect event for both foodies and travelers, don't miss this chance to learn more about our connection with food!
About the author:
A.V. Crofts works at the University of Washington as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication and a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Global Health. Her work has been published in Gastronomica and Saveur and on her popular blog avcrofts.com.. ...Show Less
OFF TO THE RACES - AN EQUESTRIAN FINE ART EXHIBITION
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio, 5230 Silo Hill Road, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-9/30/17 Time: Wednesdays - Sundays and by Appointment    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-348-2500   |    EMAIL
Off to the Races is an exhibition featuring over 40 recently discovered equestrian paintings from one of the largest private sporting art collections Show More...in the United States.
The paintings in "Off to the Races" depict many different equestrian scenes and events.. All are completed with beautiful hand crafted frames to compliment each work of art. The exhibition can be viewed on the Gratz Gallery website www.gratzgallery.com and a color brochure is available upon request.
The upcoming exhibition at Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio is a celebration of America's love for horses and horse racing. We present this show during a time when equestrian enthusiasts are gearing up for the highly anticipated Kentucky Derby, Radnor Hunt, Winterthur Steeplechase and the Devon Horse show. America's love for horses and horse racing has existed since the founding of our nation and continues to delight in present time. The exhibition features some the best early works of Peter Howell (b1932), Thomas Sherwood La Fontaine (b, 1915) as well as a variety of other artists and period equestrian art.. ...Show Less
POLAND THROUGH THE AGES: A LIVING HISTORY FAIRE
Festival Grounds at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, 654 Ferry Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/27/17-5/29/17 Time: 11am-6pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa
CONTACT: Helena Masiorski 267-994-8078   |    EMAIL
We invite you to the first ever Poland through the Ages: A Living History Faire. Discover 10th-20th Century Poland as portrayed by members of several Show More...different Living History Groups. There will be a special program for children/youth on Saturday 5/27, including Tea with the Queen and a Princess/Knight Pageant. Sunday 5/28 relive the Siege of Jasna Gora as the Swedes try to invade the Shrine and the Royal Banquet. There will be entertainment, demos, period clothing, games, battles, storytelling, great food and fun for all. We welcome all nobles and peasants! Dress up in period clothing and come out and join us!. ...Show Less
THE MARY SCHAFER COLLECTION: A LEGACY OF QUILT HISTORY
Mercer Museum, 84 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-8/13/17 Time: M-Sat: 10 am -5 pm; Sun.: Noon -5 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 345-0210   |    EMAIL
The exhibition traces the life and work of an important early collector, designer, maker and popularizer of quilts and quilting traditions. The 25 quilts Show More...on display reflect Schafer's varying interests, from the 19th century quilts she collected to her own exquisite work. Also on display is Small Worlds: The Sharon Holloway Dollhouse and Miniatures Collection.. ...Show Less
THE IRISH...AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY
Life Sience building auditorium at Delaware Valley University, 700 East Butler Ave. (Bus. 202), Doylestown, PA Date: 5/24/17-5/28/17 Time: Wed. 7:30pm; Thurs. 2pm; Fri. 8 pm; Sat. 2pm & 8pm; and Sun. 2pm.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks County Center of the Performing Arts, Inc.
CONTACT: Debbie Horan 215-297-8540   |    EMAIL
History, music and poetry will touch your soul with Pulitzer Prize wining author Frank McCourt's
play The Irish...and How They Got That Way. This ballad-filled Show More...musical walk through the
tumultuous 20th century and into the 21st century is a tribute to all things Irish and the Irish
American immigration experience. Its' sometimes irreverent, but always affectionate sentiment
and irony seem to weave a comforting Irish sweater around your heartstrings. You will hear
classic and favorites alike: Danny Boy; Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ra; Finnegan's Wake; Over There;
and You're a Grand Old Flag. The last two songs are written and composed by the ultimate Irish
immigrant success story, George M. Cohan. An all-enveloping sensation of "being there" will
take you back to sparse and meager times of struggle and triumph. With this production, Bucks
County's own Broadway Producer, Howard Perloff, inaugurates a three-production series as part
of the newly established Bucks County Center of the Performing Arts, Inc. a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit.
Ticket sales and donations will lay the groundwork to build the first bricks and mortar
comprehensive arts venue and school serving the Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Look for
Give My Regards to Broadway in June and July, and My Fair Lady in August! Running May 24
through June 4, 2017 with performances on Wednesday 7:30pm, Thursday 2pm, Friday 8pm,
Saturday 2pm & 8pm and Sunday 2pm at DelVal University, Doylestown, PA 18901. ...Show Less
HOLLYWOOD SUMMER NIGHTS
The County Theater, 20 East State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/15/17-9/17/17 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: County Theater
CONTACT: 215-348-1878 x118   |    EMAIL
The stars of Hollywood's Golden Age return to the silver screen every
week during summer. We've got a little bit of everything: comedy,
romance, Show More...action, suspense, and family friendly favorites. Whether you are
enjoying these classics for the first or thirtieth time, seeing them on
the big screen with an engaged audience is the perfect way to spend a
summer evening.. ...Show Less
EXHIBITION: THE MARY SCHAFER COLLECTION : A LEGACY OF QUILT HISTORY
Mercer Museum, Pine Street & Scout Way, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-8/13/17 Time: M-Sat: 10 am -5 pm; Sun.: Noon -5 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-345-0210   |    EMAIL
The Mary Schafer Collection traces the life and work of an important
early collector, designer, maker and popularizer of quilts and quilting
traditions. Show More...On view in the exhibit are 25 intricate and colorful quilts.
Also on display, is an extraordinary collection of dollhouses and
miniature furnishings from Sharon Holloway of Doylestown. The exhibit is
included in museum admission.. ...Show Less
REALISM - HIGHLIGHTING THE PAINTINGS OF GENE MCINERNEY
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/20/17-6/18/17 Time: Wed, Thur, Sat: 11 - 6; Fri: 11 - 7 Sun: 12 - 5    WEBSITE
Known for his ability to combine realism with romance and a sense of place, Mr. McInerney is one of our most popular artists. American Artist Magazine Show More...called him "the delicate engineer" saying "he paints his beloved PA countryside with a fullness and completeness that is utterly satisfying.". ...Show Less
LIGHT & MATTER: THE PHOTOGRAPHIC OBJECT
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 2/18/17-6/25/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
In 1970, the Museum of Modern Art challenged the then-popular notion that photographs were "taken rather than made" in the genre-expanding exhibition Show More...Photography into Sculpture. Curator Peter Bunnell highlighted artists ranging from the physicality of alternative chemical processes to three dimensional works on unusual substrates. Since then, a heightened exploration of the final object or form the photographic image takes has become an increasingly expressive pursuit for artists, with some photographers now working primarily in sculpture and installation.
Celebrating Catherine Jansen's groundbreaking cyanotype installation The Blue Room and works from Photography into Sculpture artist Bea Nettles from the Michener Art Museum collection, this exhibit surveys regional contemporaries continuing to diversify the forms photography now embodies.. ...Show Less
CHARLES SHEELER: FASHION, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND SCULPTURAL FORM
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 3/18/17-7/9/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
The exhibition will begin with an exploration of Sheeler's early period of experimentation: photographs of the Worthington House and modern sculpture, Show More...early portraits, and his 1920 film collaboration with Paul Strand, Manhatta. The core of Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form, however, are the 85 portraits and fashion photographs on loan from the Condé Nast archives in New York. These photographs embody all the glamour of the Jazz Age-beautiful starlets in fantastic gowns and fabulous jewels, models wearing the latest in couture designs, Ziegfeld Follies dancers, and stage actors featured in the latest Broadway sensation. A number of these photographs will be included in staged, multi-media vignettes incorporating period costumes, additional photographs, and paintings on loan from The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Yale University Art Gallery, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Columbus Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Gaston Lachaise Foundation, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Additionally, visitors will see for the first time Sheeler's own textile designs, which he produced in the early 1930s. These will be accompanied by a photograph Sheeler took of his dealer, Edith Halpert, wearing a dress made from his textiles, standing between two of his recent industrial paintings. Pieces of the original dress, as well as a recreation of it, will also be included in one of the multi-media vignettes.. ...Show Less
NATURALIST FORAY: BUG HUNT
Peace Valley Nature Center, 170 N. Chapman Rd., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/28/17 Time: 2pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-345-7860   |    EMAIL
The flowers are blooming, leaves are out - let's go in search for insects and their relatives that are out and about. Bug boxes in hand we will search Show More...in fields, forest and thickets and observe these critters up close. All ages with adult.. ...Show Less
Events for 5/29/17 (Monday)
MYTHS & NATURE: EARLY PRINTS BY SAM MAITIN
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/6/17-8/27/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
Philadelphia native Sam Maitin is best known for his colorful prints, murals, paintings, and sculptures displaying his abstract forms and signature use Show More...of calligraphy as a design element. Early in his career, Maitin explored themes relating to the garden, myths, and poetry; the exhibition's curators have worked with the artist's family to compile a selection of these early prints, including a number from his limited edition series Basic Animals.. ...Show Less
DOYLESTOWN MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
Downtown Doylestown, Doylestown, PA 18901 Date: 5/29/17 Time: 10am        Sponsored by: United Veterans of Doylestown
CONTACT: 267-408-0011   |   
Come enjoy this wonderful annual event in beautiful downtown Doylestown! The parade begins at Central Bucks West High School at 10am and proceeds down Show More...W. Court St. to Clinton to State to Main, turning onto E. Court to the Doylestown Cemetery.. ...Show Less
COMMUNITY MEMORIAL DAY PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Salem United Church of Christ, 186 East Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/29/17 Time: 8 am to 10 am    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-348-9860   |    EMAIL
Community Pancake Breakfast at Salem Church
Plain, Blueberry and Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Pork and vegetarian sausage, hot beverages, juice and milk.
Donation: Show More...$8 for adults, $4 for ages 3-9
We are on the parade route. Take out available.. ...Show Less
OFF TO THE RACES - AN EQUESTRIAN FINE ART EXHIBITION
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio, 5230 Silo Hill Road, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-9/30/17 Time: Wednesdays - Sundays and by Appointment    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-348-2500   |    EMAIL
Off to the Races is an exhibition featuring over 40 recently discovered equestrian paintings from one of the largest private sporting art collections Show More...in the United States.
The paintings in "Off to the Races" depict many different equestrian scenes and events.. All are completed with beautiful hand crafted frames to compliment each work of art. The exhibition can be viewed on the Gratz Gallery website www.gratzgallery.com and a color brochure is available upon request.
The upcoming exhibition at Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio is a celebration of America's love for horses and horse racing. We present this show during a time when equestrian enthusiasts are gearing up for the highly anticipated Kentucky Derby, Radnor Hunt, Winterthur Steeplechase and the Devon Horse show. America's love for horses and horse racing has existed since the founding of our nation and continues to delight in present time. The exhibition features some the best early works of Peter Howell (b1932), Thomas Sherwood La Fontaine (b, 1915) as well as a variety of other artists and period equestrian art.. ...Show Less
POLAND THROUGH THE AGES: A LIVING HISTORY FAIRE
Festival Grounds at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, 654 Ferry Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/27/17-5/29/17 Time: 11am-6pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa
CONTACT: Helena Masiorski 267-994-8078   |    EMAIL
We invite you to the first ever Poland through the Ages: A Living History Faire. Discover 10th-20th Century Poland as portrayed by members of several Show More...different Living History Groups. There will be a special program for children/youth on Saturday 5/27, including Tea with the Queen and a Princess/Knight Pageant. Sunday 5/28 relive the Siege of Jasna Gora as the Swedes try to invade the Shrine and the Royal Banquet. There will be entertainment, demos, period clothing, games, battles, storytelling, great food and fun for all. We welcome all nobles and peasants! Dress up in period clothing and come out and join us!. ...Show Less
THE MARY SCHAFER COLLECTION: A LEGACY OF QUILT HISTORY
Mercer Museum, 84 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-8/13/17 Time: M-Sat: 10 am -5 pm; Sun.: Noon -5 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 345-0210   |    EMAIL
The exhibition traces the life and work of an important early collector, designer, maker and popularizer of quilts and quilting traditions. The 25 quilts Show More...on display reflect Schafer's varying interests, from the 19th century quilts she collected to her own exquisite work. Also on display is Small Worlds: The Sharon Holloway Dollhouse and Miniatures Collection.. ...Show Less
HOLLYWOOD SUMMER NIGHTS
The County Theater, 20 East State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/15/17-9/17/17 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: County Theater
CONTACT: 215-348-1878 x118   |    EMAIL
The stars of Hollywood's Golden Age return to the silver screen every
week during summer. We've got a little bit of everything: comedy,
romance, Show More...action, suspense, and family friendly favorites. Whether you are
enjoying these classics for the first or thirtieth time, seeing them on
the big screen with an engaged audience is the perfect way to spend a
summer evening.. ...Show Less
EXHIBITION: THE MARY SCHAFER COLLECTION : A LEGACY OF QUILT HISTORY
Mercer Museum, Pine Street & Scout Way, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-8/13/17 Time: M-Sat: 10 am -5 pm; Sun.: Noon -5 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-345-0210   |    EMAIL
The Mary Schafer Collection traces the life and work of an important
early collector, designer, maker and popularizer of quilts and quilting
traditions. Show More...On view in the exhibit are 25 intricate and colorful quilts.
Also on display, is an extraordinary collection of dollhouses and
miniature furnishings from Sharon Holloway of Doylestown. The exhibit is
included in museum admission.. ...Show Less
REALISM - HIGHLIGHTING THE PAINTINGS OF GENE MCINERNEY
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/20/17-6/18/17 Time: Wed, Thur, Sat: 11 - 6; Fri: 11 - 7 Sun: 12 - 5    WEBSITE
Known for his ability to combine realism with romance and a sense of place, Mr. McInerney is one of our most popular artists. American Artist Magazine Show More...called him "the delicate engineer" saying "he paints his beloved PA countryside with a fullness and completeness that is utterly satisfying.". ...Show Less
LIGHT & MATTER: THE PHOTOGRAPHIC OBJECT
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 2/18/17-6/25/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
In 1970, the Museum of Modern Art challenged the then-popular notion that photographs were "taken rather than made" in the genre-expanding exhibition Show More...Photography into Sculpture. Curator Peter Bunnell highlighted artists ranging from the physicality of alternative chemical processes to three dimensional works on unusual substrates. Since then, a heightened exploration of the final object or form the photographic image takes has become an increasingly expressive pursuit for artists, with some photographers now working primarily in sculpture and installation.
Celebrating Catherine Jansen's groundbreaking cyanotype installation The Blue Room and works from Photography into Sculpture artist Bea Nettles from the Michener Art Museum collection, this exhibit surveys regional contemporaries continuing to diversify the forms photography now embodies.. ...Show Less
CHARLES SHEELER: FASHION, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND SCULPTURAL FORM
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 3/18/17-7/9/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
The exhibition will begin with an exploration of Sheeler's early period of experimentation: photographs of the Worthington House and modern sculpture, Show More...early portraits, and his 1920 film collaboration with Paul Strand, Manhatta. The core of Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form, however, are the 85 portraits and fashion photographs on loan from the Condé Nast archives in New York. These photographs embody all the glamour of the Jazz Age-beautiful starlets in fantastic gowns and fabulous jewels, models wearing the latest in couture designs, Ziegfeld Follies dancers, and stage actors featured in the latest Broadway sensation. A number of these photographs will be included in staged, multi-media vignettes incorporating period costumes, additional photographs, and paintings on loan from The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Yale University Art Gallery, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Columbus Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Gaston Lachaise Foundation, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Additionally, visitors will see for the first time Sheeler's own textile designs, which he produced in the early 1930s. These will be accompanied by a photograph Sheeler took of his dealer, Edith Halpert, wearing a dress made from his textiles, standing between two of his recent industrial paintings. Pieces of the original dress, as well as a recreation of it, will also be included in one of the multi-media vignettes.. ...Show Less
MEMORIAL DAY SAUSAGE AND PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Doylestown Masonic Lodge #245, 55 East State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/29/17 Time: 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM    WEBSITE
Join us for our annual Sausage and Pancake Breakfast on Memorial Day at Doylestown Masonic Lodge #245. Breakfast served from 7:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Show More...Adults $7.00, Children under 10 $3.00, 6 and under FREE. 55 East State Street (between Pine and Main streets). ...Show Less
Events for 5/30/17 (Tuesday)
TODDLER TIME PROGRAM
Barn Nature Center , 1283 Almshouse Rd , Doylestown , pa 18901 (map)
Date: 5/30/17 Time: 10-11:30    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 570-249-1935   |    EMAIL
Our Toddler Time programs are a parent and child experience that include crafts, songs, music, books, activities, and our animals to help develop your Show More...child's sense of adventure and imagination as well as appreciation for the world around them.. ...Show Less
MYTHS & NATURE: EARLY PRINTS BY SAM MAITIN
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/6/17-8/27/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
Philadelphia native Sam Maitin is best known for his colorful prints, murals, paintings, and sculptures displaying his abstract forms and signature use Show More...of calligraphy as a design element. Early in his career, Maitin explored themes relating to the garden, myths, and poetry; the exhibition's curators have worked with the artist's family to compile a selection of these early prints, including a number from his limited edition series Basic Animals.. ...Show Less
OFF TO THE RACES - AN EQUESTRIAN FINE ART EXHIBITION
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio, 5230 Silo Hill Road, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-9/30/17 Time: Wednesdays - Sundays and by Appointment    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-348-2500   |    EMAIL
Off to the Races is an exhibition featuring over 40 recently discovered equestrian paintings from one of the largest private sporting art collections Show More...in the United States.
The paintings in "Off to the Races" depict many different equestrian scenes and events.. All are completed with beautiful hand crafted frames to compliment each work of art. The exhibition can be viewed on the Gratz Gallery website www.gratzgallery.com and a color brochure is available upon request.
The upcoming exhibition at Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio is a celebration of America's love for horses and horse racing. We present this show during a time when equestrian enthusiasts are gearing up for the highly anticipated Kentucky Derby, Radnor Hunt, Winterthur Steeplechase and the Devon Horse show. America's love for horses and horse racing has existed since the founding of our nation and continues to delight in present time. The exhibition features some the best early works of Peter Howell (b1932), Thomas Sherwood La Fontaine (b, 1915) as well as a variety of other artists and period equestrian art.. ...Show Less
THE MARY SCHAFER COLLECTION: A LEGACY OF QUILT HISTORY
Mercer Museum, 84 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-8/13/17 Time: M-Sat: 10 am -5 pm; Sun.: Noon -5 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 345-0210   |    EMAIL
The exhibition traces the life and work of an important early collector, designer, maker and popularizer of quilts and quilting traditions. The 25 quilts Show More...on display reflect Schafer's varying interests, from the 19th century quilts she collected to her own exquisite work. Also on display is Small Worlds: The Sharon Holloway Dollhouse and Miniatures Collection.. ...Show Less
HOLLYWOOD SUMMER NIGHTS
The County Theater, 20 East State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/15/17-9/17/17 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: County Theater
CONTACT: 215-348-1878 x118   |    EMAIL
The stars of Hollywood's Golden Age return to the silver screen every
week during summer. We've got a little bit of everything: comedy,
romance, Show More...action, suspense, and family friendly favorites. Whether you are
enjoying these classics for the first or thirtieth time, seeing them on
the big screen with an engaged audience is the perfect way to spend a
summer evening.. ...Show Less
EXHIBITION: THE MARY SCHAFER COLLECTION : A LEGACY OF QUILT HISTORY
Mercer Museum, Pine Street & Scout Way, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/13/17-8/13/17 Time: M-Sat: 10 am -5 pm; Sun.: Noon -5 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-345-0210   |    EMAIL
The Mary Schafer Collection traces the life and work of an important
early collector, designer, maker and popularizer of quilts and quilting
traditions. Show More...On view in the exhibit are 25 intricate and colorful quilts.
Also on display, is an extraordinary collection of dollhouses and
miniature furnishings from Sharon Holloway of Doylestown. The exhibit is
included in museum admission.. ...Show Less
REALISM - HIGHLIGHTING THE PAINTINGS OF GENE MCINERNEY
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/20/17-6/18/17 Time: Wed, Thur, Sat: 11 - 6; Fri: 11 - 7 Sun: 12 - 5    WEBSITE
Known for his ability to combine realism with romance and a sense of place, Mr. McInerney is one of our most popular artists. American Artist Magazine Show More...called him "the delicate engineer" saying "he paints his beloved PA countryside with a fullness and completeness that is utterly satisfying.". ...Show Less
LIGHT & MATTER: THE PHOTOGRAPHIC OBJECT
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 2/18/17-6/25/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
In 1970, the Museum of Modern Art challenged the then-popular notion that photographs were "taken rather than made" in the genre-expanding exhibition Show More...Photography into Sculpture. Curator Peter Bunnell highlighted artists ranging from the physicality of alternative chemical processes to three dimensional works on unusual substrates. Since then, a heightened exploration of the final object or form the photographic image takes has become an increasingly expressive pursuit for artists, with some photographers now working primarily in sculpture and installation.
Celebrating Catherine Jansen's groundbreaking cyanotype installation The Blue Room and works from Photography into Sculpture artist Bea Nettles from the Michener Art Museum collection, this exhibit surveys regional contemporaries continuing to diversify the forms photography now embodies.. ...Show Less
CHARLES SHEELER: FASHION, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND SCULPTURAL FORM
James Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 3/18/17-7/9/17 Time: Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PM & Sunday 12 PM-5 PM    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
The exhibition will begin with an exploration of Sheeler's early period of experimentation: photographs of the Worthington House and modern sculpture, Show More...early portraits, and his 1920 film collaboration with Paul Strand, Manhatta. The core of Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form, however, are the 85 portraits and fashion photographs on loan from the Condé Nast archives in New York. These photographs embody all the glamour of the Jazz Age-beautiful starlets in fantastic gowns and fabulous jewels, models wearing the latest in couture designs, Ziegfeld Follies dancers, and stage actors featured in the latest Broadway sensation. A number of these photographs will be included in staged, multi-media vignettes incorporating period costumes, additional photographs, and paintings on loan from The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Yale University Art Gallery, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Columbus Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Gaston Lachaise Foundation, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Additionally, visitors will see for the first time Sheeler's own textile designs, which he produced in the early 1930s. These will be accompanied by a photograph Sheeler took of his dealer, Edith Halpert, wearing a dress made from his textiles, standing between two of his recent industrial paintings. Pieces of the original dress, as well as a recreation of it, will also be included in one of the multi-media vignettes.. ...Show Less
TUESDAY NIGHT BLUES AND FUNK JAM AT PUCK
1 Printers Alley, 1 Printers Alley, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 5/30/17 Time: 8-11 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 267.640.1778   |    EMAIL
Blues & funk jam open to musicians who want to sit-in. Hosted by The SlideWinder Blues Band.

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