April museum and history events for Delaware: arts and entertainment

editor’s pick Scribner’s Magazine: The Early Years in Illustration
Thru May 20 Scribner’s art editors hired the best artists and illustrators during the “golden age of illustration” in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. See works by Maxfield Parrish, Howard Pyle, Frank Schoonover and N. C. Wyeth, among others. Brandywine River Museum, U.S. 1, Chadds Ford, Pa., (610) 388-2700, www.brandywinemuseum.org

Tales of Folk and Fairies: The Life and Work of Katharine Pyle
Thru Sept. 9 Artist Howard Pyle’s youngest sibling illustrated (or wrote and illustrated) more than 50 books between 1898 and 1934, almost all for children. Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington, 571-9590, delart.org

As the Poet Paints: E. Jean Lanyon
April 6-29 This exhibit features the literary and visual artworks of the 1979-2001 Delaware Poet Laureate. Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St., Dover, 674-2111, biggsmuseum.org

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Uncorked! Wine, Objects & Tradition
April 28-Jan. 6 Salud! Explore more than 300 objects associated with the history of wine drinking, particularly in Britain and America during the 17th through the early 20th centuries. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Del. 52, Winterthur, 888-4600, winterthur.org

editor’s pick Wildflower Celebration
April 29 Enjoy family fun—think costumed actors in butterfly outfits roaming the garden—and a special plant giveaway. Mt. Cuba Center, 3120 Barley Mill Road, Hockessin, 239-4244, mtcubacenter.org

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