Chester County Studio Tour will be held May 18 and 19. It will feature 144 artists showing their work in 62 studios around Chester County. The self-guided tour, which covers all corners of the county, is free. Artwork will be available for sale. In an effort to make art affordable for all, each artists has been asked to create one 6-inch by 6-inch piece of original art and sell it for $75. For more information and a map of the open studios, visit www.chestercountystudiotour.com.

Art Trust: “View” an exhibition of artists from the Chester County Studio Tour runs through June 14.. 16 W. Market St., West Chester, Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.; Contact thearttrust.org.

Brandywine River Museum of Art: “Phyllis Mills Wyeth: A Celebration” is a selection of paintings assembled as a memorial tribute to Wyeth, who died earlier this year. She was the wife of Jamie Wyeth. The exhibit runs through May 5. “American Beauty: Highlights of the Richard M. Scaife Bequest” runs through May 27. The exhibit features 50 pieces from Scaife’s collection celebrating American art. He was a long-time trustee of the museum who died in 2014.  1 Hoffman's Mill Road, Chadds Ford, Pa., Hours – Daily Open daily, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Admission $18 adults, $15 seniors (65+), $6 students with ID and children ages 6-18 and free for children ages five and under. Contact (610) 388-2700 or www.brandywine.org/museum.

Chester County Art Association:  A solo exhibit by painter David Oleski will run through June 5. “Considering Cardboard,” a juried group exhibit runs until June 5. A reception will be held May 9, 5-7 p.m. and an artist talk is set for May 16 at 6 p.m. The galleries are located at 100 N. Bradford Ave., West Chester, Pa. Hours: - Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact (610) 696-5600 or chestercountyarts.org

Delaware Art Museum:  “Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes: The Droller Collection of Picture Book Art” runs through May 12. Celebrating  two Delaware artists, “The Loper Tradition: Paintings by Edward Loper Sr. and Edward Loper Jr.” is on view through Aug. 4. A complete set of nine mural panels painted by Howard Pyle (1853 – 1911) for the drawing room of his home at 907 Delaware Ave., Wilmington, Del. on display through Dec. 31, 2020.  2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, Del., Hours - Wednesday 10a.m. – 4p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Admission Family (up to 2 adults & 4 children): $25, Adults: $12, Seniors (60+): $10, Students (w/valid ID): $6, Youth (ages 7 – 18): $6, Children 6 and under: Free . Contact (866)232-3714 or www.delart.org

Gallery 222: The work of Jacalyn Beam and Costas Anastasiadis will be on view through June 1.  An artist reception will be held May 10, 5:30 to 8 p.m. 222 E. King St., Malvern. Contact (610) 608-6636 or www.gallery222malvern.com.

Ivystone Studio:  First Friday free art demos, 5-9 p.m.  Sthe studio will hold a preview of the Chester County Studio tour on May 17, 5-8 p.m. featuring the work of Justin Smith, Abby McClure and Lynnette Shelley.The studio is stop 10 on the tour on May 18 and 19. The studio features fine art, sculpture, jewelry, furniture and crafts as well as hand-blown glass, 138 Moore Road, Downingtown Hours- Tues & Thurs 5-8 p.m., Sat 12-6 p.m. and Sunday 11-6 p.m. Contact (610) 458-2184 or ivystonestudio.com

Main Line Art Center: Accessible Art Exhibition, which runs through June 7, featuring pieces created by members and teaching artists in the center’s Accessible Art program. Art in Action runs through June 1. 746 Panmure Road, Haverford; Hours -- Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday- Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact (610) 525-0272 or mainlineart.org

Street Road: “Seven Million Acres: Pride of Place” runs through Sept. 30. The areas surrounding Street Road and the constitutive communities (immediately including Eastern Lancaster and Western Chester Counties in Pennsylvania) are often not included in arts and cultural mappings. ​This project seeks to explore this situation and to consider the situation of arts and culture gaps in geographies, particularly with respect to interstitial areas. An opening reception will be held May 18, 1-7 p.m. The studio is located at 725 Street Road, Cochranville. For information, visit www.streetroad.org or call (610) 869-4712.

Villanova University: “Line, Form and Color: Evolving Through the Years” is a retrospective solo show by Salomon Khammi. The exhibit runs through Sept. 29. All exhibits are free and open to the public. Villanova University Art Gallery. Second floor, Connelly Center, 800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova, Pa . Hours – 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Contact www.artgallery.villanova.edu or (610) 519-4612.

West Chester University: The Department of Art & Design BFA Senior Exhibition runs to May 13 in the John H. Baker Gallery. Hours Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm; Sat, Noon-4pm. E. O. Bull Center for the Arts, 700 S. High St. It is also running in the Knauer Gallery. Knauer hours Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm Swope Music Building, 817 S. High St., West Chester, Pa.. Contact (610) 436-2872 or www.wcupa.edu/arts-humanities/artDesign

Widener University Art Gallery: The permanent collection includes the work of 19th century American and European painters as well as 18th and 19th -century Asian art from the Alfred O. Deshong collection. Deshong was a wealthy Chester industrialist who acquired his collection at a time when Japanese art and design began to influence the style of Western artists. , 1300 Potter St., Chester, Pa. Hours - Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Contact (610) 499-1189 or widener.edu

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