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Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania


“Picturing Poe: Illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe’s Stories and Poems” shows how the master of the macabre inspired other artists, making him one of the world’s most illustrated authors. See drawings, paintings and first-edition books illustrated by 30 artists, including Édouard Manet, Paul Gauguin, Robert Motherwell and F.O.C. Darley, whom Poe selected by hand. See it Sept. 8-Nov. 15, Want more? The All Hallows’ Eve Costume Ball on Oct. 20—the museum’s 20th annual fundraiser—is called How AproPoe! (Chadds Ford, Pa., 610-388-2700, www.brandywinemuseum.org)