The first presentation of the Museum is of a two story Grist mill with red brick, But wonderfully added onto the back is the large open contemporary building housing some of the finest American art of featuring the Wyeth family. Especially enjoyed seeing large works by Howard Pyle. The galleries and open space overlook the Brandywine River river for lovely views. Restaurant on second floor looked like a nice possibility for lunch. A must is to see the tour to either Andrew's or NC studio. We toured NC studio and home, and loved seeing his reference materials that he may have used for his illustrations, canoe, vases, etc. Interesting was the tall ladder used for his two story size paintings.
The photographing rules have recently changed and no longer are photos allowed in any of the galleries. No knowing this I was asked to delete my photos by a gallery watcher, an unpleasant experience, especially since i had specifically asked at the front desk if photography was allowed and was granted approval.
There are two other sites in the area that would make this tour worth a stay overnight. The Historical site of the Battle of Brandywine in 1777, minutes away from this site and on down the road a short distance is Longwood an incredible estate of one of the DuPoints.
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