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Read-Aloud Tours for Children at Brandywine River Museum  
Thursdays, February 2 through March 8 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Chadds Ford, PA January 13, 2012--Introduce children to the museum through special programs at the Brandywine River Museum. Each week features a different story and art activity. Children may participate in oneor all of these tours, designed for children ages3 to 6 accompanied by an adult.

Feb 2  Matthew's Dream by Leo Lionni
Feb 9  Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
Feb 16  Carmine, A Little More Red by Melissa Sweet
Feb 23  The Hat by Jan Brett
March 1  Butterfly Eyes by Joyce Sidman
March 8  Georgia's Bones by Jen Bryant

Reservations are requested, and space is limited. Workshops are free for members and children under age 6, and are included with Museum admission ($12, adults; $6, seniors, students, and children ages 6 to 12). To register, contact the education office at 610-388-8382 or When leaving a message, callers are asked to include program date(s), their name, phone number and the number of children and adults attending.

Exhibiting American art in a 19th-century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life and landscape painting.

The Brandywine River Museum is located on U.S. Route 1 in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. The Museum is open daily, except Christmas Day, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $12 for adults; $6 for seniors, students and children ages 6 to 12; and free for members and children under six. Museum admission is free on Sunday mornings from 9:30 a.m to noon, through November 18. For more information, please call 610-388-2700 or visit

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