December 2, 2017: CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS

Save the date. More details soon. Start the holiday season with a visit to the Sanderson Museum. See an eclectic array of art, military memorabilia, presidential artifacts, local history and collectibles. The museum will also have its wonderful collection of Victorian Christmas ornaments on display and for sale. Enjoy special refreshments and music. The museum […]

September 23, 2017: PAOLI BATTLEFIELD HERITAGE DAY, 11a-4 p.

Join us on Saturday, September 23rd 2017 at the 5th annual Paoli Battlefield Heritage Day. Featured is a Military Timeline starting at the French and Indian War and going through to present day. See re-enactors from the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, American Civil War, Spanish American War, World War I, World […]

August 12, 2017: CHESTER COUNTY OLD FIDDLERS PICNIC (89TH), HIBERNIA PARK, 10a-4p.

Come visit the Sanderson Museum’s booth at the Old Fiddlers Picnic,  an annual event where hundreds of musicians and music lovers gather to celebrate traditional music and memories on stage and in the woodlands of Fiddlers Field. Lots of activities for the kids, tours of Hibernia Mansion, plus food and craft vendors. What it’s all about. (Video 3:25) […]

May 4, 2017: NEW EXHIBIT OPENS, “Wyeth Unplugged”

2017 Exhibit: Wyeth Unplugged Uncover the private relationship between Chris Sanderson and the Wyeth family in this fantastic new exhibit.  Take a trip into the lives of the Wyeths through Chris’ eyes.  Enjoy viewing Chris’ personal photography collection of intimate family moments and relish in the private letters shared between Chris and his close friends. […]

May 4, 2017: SANDERSON MUSEUM 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Please join us to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Christian C. Sanderson Museum on Thursday, May 4th, at Brandywine Prime Restaurant,  1617 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 18317.     The luncheon will begin at 12pm.  Following the event will be a private opening of the 2017 exhibit, Wyeth Unplugged. Tickets are $40 each, […]

March 4, 2017: SANDERSON MUSEUM BEGINS 2017 SEASON.

On March 4, 2017, the Christian C. Sanderson Museum re-opens, launching its 49th year of operation. First opened in August 1968, the museum honors the life and times of Christian Carmack Sanderson (1884-1966). Chris was an iconic character who was widely known for his many and unusually varied interests, one of which was his deep […]