July museums and history calendar for Delaware: arts and entertainment

Once Upon a Time in Delaware/In Quest of the Perfect Book
Thru Sept. 16 Through photographs, artist Nina Katchadourian sheds light on the unique nature of private and public book collections. Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington, 571-9590, delart.org

editor’s pick A Painter’s View: The Andrew Wyeth Studio
Thru Oct. 28 This exhibit features the artist’s own view of his studio in works created between 1943 and 2005. Of the 20 some pieces on display, half have never before been on view to the public. Brandywine River Museum, U.S. 1, Chadds Ford, Pa., (610) 388-2700, www.brandywinemuseum.org

Winterthur Farmstand
Saturdays thru Sept. 1 Discover a different Winterthur treasure. Find local fresh produce, meats, baked goods, mushrooms and other homegrown and handmade treats on Saturday mornings. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Del. 52, Winterthur, 888-4600, winterthur.org

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Rehoboth Beach During World War II
July 5 Michael Morgan, author of “Rehoboth Beach: A Brief History of Sand and Surf,” will discuss civilian and military life in the Rehoboth Beach area during World War II. Rehoboth Beach Museum, 511 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 227-7310, rehobothbeachmuseum.org

Award Winners XII
July 6-Oct. 21 This annual exhibition features the talent of the current individual artist fellows of the Delaware Division of the Arts. Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St., Dover, 674-2111, biggsmuseum.org

Summer Vacation
July 11 Relax, have fun and create during a flower-arranging workshop that might just take you away a bit. Delaware Center for Horticulture, 1810 N. Dupont St., Wilmington, 658-6262, thedch.org

editor’s pick Become a Mt. Cuba Center Researcher for a Day
July 21, Aug. 4 Practice citizen science at the new Trial Garden at Mt. Cuba. Your data will be used to support the center’s findings. Mt. Cuba Center, 3120 Barley Mill Road, Hockessin, 239-4244, mtcubacenter.org

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