Events

The Franklin Institute Presents “The Art of the Brick”

Franklin Institute 20th Street & Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, United States

An exhibit by artist Nathan Sawaya is a critically acclaimed collection of inspiring artworks made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: the LEGO brick. Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St., Philadelphia. Daily 9:30 to 5. $39–$43. FI.edu.

Delaware Art Museum

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE, United States

Through Sept. 1, “Give Me My Flowers — Soft Petals: exploring the mother wound,” photographs by Shakira Hunt. Through Sept. 8, “Suspended Spins: Dennis Beach.” 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wed, 10 to 4; Thurs, 10 to 8; Fri–Sun, 10 to 4. $6–$12, Sun, free. DelArt.org.

Festival of Fountains at Longwood

Longwood Gardens 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square, PA, United States

Stroll through the gardens with brilliantly blooming annuals and perennials and discover the Illuminated Fountain Performances and live music in the beer garden. 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square. Thurs–Sat, 9:15 pm. $18–$25. 610-388-1000; LongwoodGardens.org.

Brandywine Museum of Art

Brandywine River Museum 1 Hoffman's Hill Rd, Chadds Ford, PA, United States

Through Sept. 15, “Every Leaf & Twig: Andrew Wyeth’s Botanical Imagination.” Through Oct. 13, “In Shadows’ Embrace: Prints by Peter Paone.” 1 Hoffman’s Mill Rd., Chadds Ford. Wed–Mon, 9:30 to 4:30. $8–$20. Brandywine.org.

“Frank Stewart’s Nexus: An American Photographer’s Journey” at Brandywine Museum of Art

Brandywine River Museum 1 Hoffman's Hill Rd, Chadds Ford, PA, United States

This dynamic retrospective of Stewart’s compelling photography spans his six-decade career. Through more than 100 black-and-white and color photographs, the exhibition centers on Stewart’s spontaneous and sensitive approach to portraying world cultures and Black life in many forms — including music, art, travel, food and dance. 1 Hoffman’s Mill Rd., Chadds Ford. Wed.–Mon., 9:30 a.m. […]

Fireworks & Fountains at Longwood

Longwood Gardens 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square, PA, United States

They’re back and better than ever, with new shows, an enhanced sound system, new reserved seating and new vistas including the new tiered Conservatory Overlook. July 3, Stars and Stripes Forever; July 20, Take Me with U: Inspired by Prince; Aug. 10, Get Back: The Beatles; Sept. 1, Someone Like You: Artists Who Inspired Adele; […]

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Summer Nights at Hagley

Hagley Museum 200 Hagley Rd, Wilmington, DE

Bring the whole family and a picnic for summer fun in a beautiful outdoor setting. Or sample local food trucks. Dogfish Head craft beer and Woodside Farm Creamery ice cream are available for purchase. 200 Hagley Creek Rd., Wilmington. 5 to 8 pm. Hagley.org.

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Sculpture Garden Happy Hour at Delaware Art Museum

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE, United States

Summer series features live music, local brews, lawn games, wine, cocktails and food vendors. 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., N. Terrace, Copeland Sculpture Garden. 5 to 7:30 pm. Free. DelArt.org.

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Summer Nights at Hagley

Hagley Museum 200 Hagley Rd, Wilmington, DE

Bring the whole family and a picnic for summer fun in a beautiful outdoor setting. Or sample local food trucks. Dogfish Head craft beer and Woodside Farm Creamery ice cream are available for purchase. 200 Hagley Creek Rd., Wilmington. 5 to 8 pm. Hagley.org.