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“The Little Engine That Did” is the theme of this year’s holiday program at the Toy Train Museum of the Train Collectors Association. The display is open through December 31 [1985]. More informa­tion is available by writing: Train Collectors Association, P.O. Box 248, Paradise Lane, Strasburg, PA 17579; or by telephoning (717) 687-8976.   A holiday open house will be held...
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Stenton, the essentially unaltered country home of James Logan, who represented the Penn family in America from 1701 to 1751, will be fea­tured Tuesday, September 29 [1987], through Wednesday, Septem­ber 30 [1987], 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. This is part of Germantown Found­ers Week, which runs Satur­day, September 26 [1987], through Sunday, October 4 [1987], and is sponsored by Historic Ger­mantown...
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“American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art” is an exciting exhibit on view at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, from March 21 [1987] through May 17 [1987]. The show features masterpieces from the National Gallery’s outstanding holdings of American art. To obtain additional information, write: Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pitts­burgh, PA 15213;...
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During the weekend of June 6-7 [1987], the historic houses of Philadelphia’s famous Elfreth’s Alley will be opened as part of this year’s annual open house. A registered national historic landmark, Elfreth’s Alley has been continuously occupied since 1713 and has hosted an annual open house since 1934. Costumed guides will greet visitors and colonial crafts demonstrations...
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“Women in Science,” a season of activities, including lectures and workshops, aug­ments a touring exhibition entitled “My Daughter, the Scientist,” on display at the Franklin Institute through January 4 [1987]. “My Daughter, the Scientist” examines the per­sonal and professional lives of twelve female scien­tists. For more information, write: Franklin...
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Opening September 17 [1988] at the Brandywine River Mu­seum, “An American Vision: Three Generations of Wyeth Art” will showcase the art­works of N. C. Wyeth, his son Andrew and his son, James, popularly called the “Wyeth Dynasty.” The exhibit – which appeared in Leningrad, Tokyo, Milan and major United States cities during its international tour – highlights...
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The Westmoreland Mu­seum of Art will open a major exhibition, “Penn’s Promise: Still-Life Painting in Pennsyl­vania, 1795-1930,” on Satur­day, May 28 [1988]. On exhibit will be works by members of Phila­delphia’s illustrious and pro­lific Peale family, William Michael Harnett, Joseph Peto, John F. Francis, Severin Roesen, A. F. King, George Hetzel, Charles Demuth and...
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The Sun Inn Preservation Association will host its an­nual Martha Washington Strawberry Festival on June 11 [1988] at the restored eighteenth century hostelry. For addi­tional details, write: Sun Inn Preservation Association, 564 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018; or telephone (215) 866-1758.   “The Gift of the Past,” a display of selected donations to Historic Bethlehem’s...
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Philadelphia’s recently renovated Woodmere Art Museum is featuring two exhibits through January 1988. More than three hundred original prints and drawings by Philadelphia artist Herbert Pullinger – documentations of views of Philadelphia – have been presented to the mu­seum. The second exhibit, the Ella May Fell Collection fea­tures such artists as Renoir, Rodin, Daumier and...
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An exhibit entitled “Ameri­can Art from the Collection of Vivian and Meyer P. Potamkin” is on view through October 1 [1989] at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and includes works by Horace Pippin, Georgia O’Keefe, Red Grooms, Winslow Homer, John Sloan, Maurice Prender­gast, Childe Hassam, Marsden Hartley and Arthur Dove. Additional information is available by writing:...
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