Nemours Mansion and Gardens http://wrti.org en New Director of PMA Timothy Rub--Illustrator Ellen B.T. Pyle-duPont's Nemours Mansion and Gardens http://wrti.org/post/new-director-pma-timothy-rub-illustrator-ellen-bt-pyle-duponts-nemours-mansion-and-gardens <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Timothy Rub. The Philadelphia Museum of Art's new director and CEO will take up his position in mid to late September.</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits the Delaware Art Museum, where a new show explores the art of Ellen B.T. Pyle, a popular cover artist for <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> of the 1920s and '30s.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Nemours Mansion and Gardens in Wilmington, Delaware. The 300-acre estate was home to the industrialist and philanthropist Alfred I. duPont and recently completed a $39 million restoration.</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2009 20:15:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2185 at http://wrti.org New Director of PMA Timothy Rub--Illustrator Ellen B.T. Pyle-duPont's Nemours Mansion and Gardens Nemours Mansion--Napoleon Exhibition--German Violinist Isabelle Faust--Let's Pretend We're Married http://wrti.org/post/nemours-mansion-napoleon-exhibition-german-violinist-isabelle-faust-lets-pretend-were-married <p>Jason Peifer visits the Nemours Mansion and Gardens in Wilmington, DE.? The 300-acre estate was home to the industrialist and philanthropist Alfred I. duPont and recently completed a $39 million restoration.</p> <p>As the National Constitution Center opens its new show on Napoleon, Susan Lewis explores the "French connection" between America and the Emperor of early 19th century France.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles Isabelle Faust. The German violinist performs the Brahms Violin concerto in concerts with The Philadelphia Orchestra this week.</p> <p>And we speak with Jennifer Childs and Tony Braithwaite. They created and star in the cabaret <i>Let's Pretend We're Married</i>, the latest from 1812 Productions.</p> Thu, 28 May 2009 19:30:00 +0000 Susan Lewis, David Patrick Stearns & Jim Cotter & Jason Peifer 2141 at http://wrti.org Nemours Mansion--Napoleon Exhibition--German Violinist Isabelle Faust--Let's Pretend We're Married