Through its various programs in printmaking and arts education, Brandywine Workshop seeks to enhance the role of visual and related media artists and their impact in contemporary society. To achieve our mission and vision, our goals include:
Training artists and art students in fine art printmaking and related arts with an emphasis on new technologies.
Enhancing the quality and richness of the visual arts through active participation of artists and audiences from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Enabling artists and students of diverse backgrounds and experience to learn and train in a setting that is collaborative, experimental and practices high standards
Acquainting audiences locally, nationally and internationally with the excellence of American printmaking as represented by Brandywine Workshop’s diverse and highly proficient print collection.
Working in collaboration with other art institutions to enhance exhibitions, collections, teaching and mentoring of future generations of artists, curators and art historians.
Located in downtown Philadelphia at 730-32 South Broad Street’s “Avenue of the Arts,” Brandywine Workshop operates it’s Center for the Visual Arts, which includes the Firehouse Building as well as the first two floors of 728 S. Broad Street, which houses offices the Print Studios and Archives. Both buildings are connected by a landscaped public plaza, which will present free music and video programs.
A mixed-use facility housed in a certified, ca1861 historic landmark. It houses Brandywine Workshop’s Henry O. Tanner and Printed Image galleries, gift shop and administrative offices.
A small gallery space situated off the gift shop used for student exhibitions and local young artists.
A museum quality gallery presenting culturally and aesthetically diverse contemporary prints, drawings and photographs from around the world.
A retail outlet with a line of fine art prints, publications and specialty items.
The heart of Brandywine Workshop’s activities lie in the Printmaking Studios, which serves as the actual workshop for Brandywine’s artists-in Residence. Nearby is the Brandywine Permanent Collection and Archives.
Over 600 original screenprints and lithographs created by visiting artists, and related media, stored in a temperature and humidity controlled space, electronically cataloged and available for purchase.