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Press Releases

August 25, 2022 | Home as Stage Opens September 15th

May 24, 2022 | Wharton Esherick Museum Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary with Juried Exhibition Exploring Self-Portraits & New Topic Tours

March 10, 2022 | Strath Haven High School Student Wins First Place in Wharton Esherick Museum Print Exhibition

February 10, 2022 | Wharton Esherick Museum Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary with Installation Series Exploring Ideas of “Home”

September 14, 2021 | Stories from the Archives: New Discoveries at the Wharton Esherick Museum Opens September 23rd

June 3, 2021 | Art in Conversation: The Wharton Esherick Museum Reopens with an Installation of Site-Specific Works by Artist-in-Residence Roberta Massuch

April 6, 2021 | Wood And…: The 27th Annual Juried Woodworking Exhibition Opens May 14th

March 9, 2021 | Springfield Township High School Student Wins First Place in Wharton Esherick Museum Print Exhibition

December 11, 2020 | Surprise Gift Ensures Future of American Craft Landmark: $10 Million Boost to Endowment Enables New Vision for Wharton Esherick Museum

November 1, 2020 | Wharton Esherick Museum Co-Founder Mansfield Bascom Dies at 96

February 26, 2020 | Abington Student Wins First Place in Wharton Esherick Museum Imprint 2020 Printmaking Exhibition

September 11, 2019 | Award Winners Announced for Leave a Light On at the Wharton Esherick Museum

August 29, 2019 | Leave a Light On Opens at the Wharton Esherick Museum

June 25, 2019 | Wharton Esherick Museum Receives Grant Funding to Plan Campus and Interpretive Expansion

May 30, 2019 | For Its 200th Anniversary, Historic Diamond Rock Schoolhouse Joins the Wharton Esherick Museum Campus

May 22, 2019 | A Summer of Wharton & Whitman!

February 26, 2019 I Imprint 2019 Opens at the Wharton Esherick Museum

February 21, 2019 | Becky Suss/Wharton Esherick Paintings on View at Wharton Esherick Museum This March

September 12, 2018 | The Art of the Stool Opens at the Wharton Esherick Museum

August 27, 2018 | State Historical Marker for Wharton Esherick to be Unveiled  

May 22, 2018 | Fairhope Days Exhibition at Wharton Esherick Museum Highlights Early 20th-Century Progressive Alabama Community

May 15, 2018 | Wharton Esherick Museum to receive $12,500 Grant from the NEA to Support Programs for Blind and Visually Impaired Visitors

In the News

August 2022  | MyChesCo
“Home as Stage” Opens at the Wharton Esherick Museum

May 2022  | Philly Voice
Wagon wheel table made by Wharton Esherick could get $70,000 at auction

January 2022  | Philadelphia Inquirer
Insider’s guide to 19 essential museums just outside Philadelphia

December 2021  | Glencairn Museum News
Hanna Speckner Weil Fischer-Binder: Her Life and Work

November 2021  | Whitehot Magazine
30 Works We Want from Salon Art + Design 2021

September 2021  | The Decorative Arts Trust
A Place I Think You’ll Like

December 2020  | Philadelphia Inquirer
Wharton Esherick Museum in Malvern gets a $10 million gift out of the blue

December 2020  | WHYY
Tiny, hidden Wharton Esherick Museum gets $10M windfall

December 2020  | Artfix Daily
Wharton Esherick Museum Receives a Surprise Gift of $10 Million

December 2020  | Vista Today
Wharton Esherick Museum in Malvern Unexpectedly Receives Hefty Gift

December 2020  | Main Line Today
Wharton Esherick Museum Lands a $10 Million Donation

November 2020  | Philadelphia Inquirer
Mansfield Bascom, Cofounder of the Wharton Esherick Museum, Has Died at 96

November 2020  | Main Line Today
In Memoriam: Mansfield Bascom

June 2020  | Architectural Digest
Inside the Homes and Studios of 13 American Artists

June 2020  | Antiques and the Arts Weekly
En Plein Air: Artists’ Haunts Beckon as the World Reopens

January 2020  | Stories from PAFA
Wharton Esherick: The Art of Form and Function

September 2019  |  American Craft Magazine
Opposites Attract

July 2019  |  Woodcraft Magazine
Woodworking Artistry in Abundance at the Wharton Esherick Museum

July 2019  |  Main Line Suburban Life
Wharton Esherick Museum in Malvern receives grant funding

June 2019  |  VacationIdea
25 Best Things to Do in Pennsylvania

June 2019  |  The Pottstown Mercury
Wharton Esherick Museum in Malvern gets $25,000 in funding

June 2019  |  MyChesCo
Shusterman Announces Preservation Grant Awarded to Wharton Esherick Museum

May 2019  |  AARP 
Top 10 Vacation Destinations for Single Travelers 45+

March 2019  |  Artblog
Inside the Home Studio of Wharton Esherick

January 2019  |  Artblog
Wharton Esherick’s Home Studio, channelled through Becky Suss’s paintings at Fleisher-Ollman Gallery

December 2018  |  Hyperallergic
Becky Suss Paints Wharton Escherick’s Dream-Like Home and Studio

November 2018  |  Philadelphia Inquirer
Wharton Esherick, re-interpreted, and other must-see shows in Philadelphia galleries right now

September 2018  |  Popular Woodworking
A Visit to the Wharton Esherick House

May 2018  |  Popular Woodworking
New Documentary About Wharton Esherick

April 2018  |  Penn Live
Murals, magic gardens and Rodin: 11 of the best eastern Pa. destinations for art lovers

February 2018  |  Curbed Philadelphia
‘We pinch ourselves that we get to live here’: Life inside Louis Kahn’s Esherick House

January 2018  |  WVIA Public Media
Interview of filmmaker Carolyn Coal on her documentary “I Am Known as an Artist, Wharton Esherick” 

December 2017  |  Main Line Public TV at Radnor Studio 21
Wharton Esherick Studio Tour

December 2017  |  Popular Woodworking
A Question of Influence: Comparing the Music Stands from Four Masters

October 2017  |  The Modern House
The Art of Living: 5 inspiring homes designed by artists

September 2017  |  Pennsylvania Homes 
History Lives at the Wharton Esherick Museum

March 2017  |  CBS3 Philly
Dream Drives: Wharton Esherick Museum’s Creative Curves

May 2016  |  Twisted Preservation
One-night Stand: It’s All in How You Use It