Art Trust: “Abstraction,” a focus on abstract paintings, runs through Sept. 28. An artist reception is set for Sept. 7, 5-8:30 p.m. with a lecture from 7 to 8 p.m. 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: “Natural Wonders: The Sublime in Contemporary Art” through Oct. 21.  “The Serious and the Smirk: Portraits from the Collection” runs through Oct. 28. 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:  Linda Braceland will hold a solo exhibition through Oct. 6. The non-juried group show “Before the Fall” will run through Oct. 6. The title has multiple meanings — whether it’s the upcoming season or a fall from grace, a fall of empires or a fall from a height. 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

Chester County Art Association Exton Square Gallery: Teresa Jennings will be the featured artist through Sept. 29. A reception will be held Sept. 22, 1-3 p.m. 260 Exton Square Pkwy, Exton, Exton Square Mall, First Floor near Boscov’s; Hours – Wednesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact: (610) 524-1925 or chestercountyarts.org.

Delaware Art Museum:  “Intimate Visions: Paintings on Paper” featuring the work of David Hornung, Constance Moore Simon and Zaneta Zubkova, through Jan. 6, 2019. “Wonders of Wilmington: Gifts from the Hotel du Pont Collection,” through Jan. 13, 2019, includes 13 works or art previously on display at the hotel. A complete set of nine mural panels painted by Howard Pyle (1853 – 1911) for the drawing room of his home at 907 Delaware Avenue, 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: Exhibits by Portia Mortensen, Mick McAndrews and Denise Sedor through Sept. 22. A Maker’s Fair and Vintage Wares will be held Sept. 16 from 11 am. to 5 p.m. featuring art demos, live music, beer tasting and handcrafted items. 222 E. King St., Malvern. Contact (610) 608-6636 or www.gallery222malvern.com.

Main Line Art Center: Adam Chau, Nancy Daly and Dawn Kramlich will be featured in “Beyond the Screen,” through Oct. 21. An artist talk and reception will be held Sept. 14, 5:30 to 8 p.m. 746 Panmure Road, Haverford; Hours -- Monday-Thursday10 a.m. to 8 p.m, Friday- Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact (610) 525-0272 or mainlineart.org

Media Arts Council Gallery: “Realistic Fiction” featuring Laurie Doran, Matiko Marmaladze and Rick Prieur will be held through Oct. 7. 609-B West State St., Media, Pa., Hours – Thursday through Saturday 4 to 7 p.m. Contact (484) 445-4161 or mediasrtscouncil.org

Oxford Arts Alliance: The annual Members Show will hold a closing reception will be Sept. 14 from 6-8 p.m. 38 S. Third St. Oxford; Contact (610) 647-0301 or oxfordart.org

Rosemont College:  The Lawrence Gallery, 1400 Montgomery Ave., Rosemont. Pat Nugent’s Retrospective. Hours - Monday through Friday 9 a.m. and 8 p.m., or by appointment. Contact (610) 527-0200 ext. 2967 or www.Rosemont.edu 

Square Pear Gallery (Mala Galleria): The September exhibition is “Autumn Awaits.” 200 E. State St., Kennett Square. Hours – Wednesday- Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. First Fridays 6-9 p.m. Contact: (484) 883-5429 or squarepeargallery.com

Sunset Hill Fine Arts Gallery: “Remembering Dennis Haggerty” will be featured Sept. 14-21.Sunset Hill Fine Arts Gallery is located on the second floor of the Sunset Hill building, 23 N. High St. West Chester. Contact (610) 692-0374 or sunsethilljewelers.com

Villanova University: Villanova University Art Gallery. Through Dec. 17, the photography of Villanova University senior and student body president Anthony Busa  will be featured. A meet the artist reception will be held Sept. 14, 5-7 p.m. 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.

Visual Expansion Gallery:  Photographer Timlyn Vaughn is September’s artist of the month. 132 N. High St., West Chester, Pa., Hours – Mon through Sat 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sun noon to 4, Contact (610) 436-8697 or frameshop@visualexpansiongallery.com

West Chester University: Andrew Snyder’s “Family Tree” will be on view through Oct. 12 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., David Jones’ “Howdy” will be on view through Sept. 28 in the Knauer Gallery, 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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