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“Exhibit Columbus” Showcases 18 Works of Public Art

by Susan McKee on September 20, 2017

“Exhibit Columbus” is the inaugural edition of a biennal citywide celebration in this southern Indiana community of 45,000. On view through November 26, 2017, are three sets of public art scattered throughout town: Miller prize winners, Washington Street installations, and student works. Centerpieces are the J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller Prize installations, five enormous […]

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Where to Find Arts & Culture in Sacramento

by Anthony Manzanares on May 17, 2017

From show-stopping musical acts to Broadway productions, to world-class museums – the arts are thriving in every corner of , California’s capital city. The city offers an ideal mix of large-scale exhibits and performances, along with intimate theaters and galleries to explore. Here are a few suggestions to whet your cultural appetite. For Fine Arts Sacramento’s […]

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The Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

by Jenni Ingersoll on April 12, 2017

The Smithsonian Institution is the collective name for the world’s largest research and museum complex. Of the 19 museums, galleries and zoological park that comprise the Institution, most are found in Washington, D.C. with the majority located on the National Mall. The National Mall is the area of D.C. between the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol Building with the Washington Monument right in between the two. […]

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Ducking into The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

by Jenni Ingersoll on April 5, 2017

I have always loved reading with my children. Some books they selected, I disliked reading repeatedly, others we all happily knew by heart. One such book was Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey. The story of a family of mallard ducks that make a home in Boston Public Garden. This year marks the 75th anniversary of […]

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San Francisco Celebates the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love

by Mary Jo Manzanares on January 30, 2017

2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love, a yearlong celebration of San Francisco’s counter-culture with a 1960’s throwback including exhibitions, performances, literary events, tribute concerts and recognition of significant moments in time. The city of San Francisco served as a magnet for musicians, artists and social rebels in the mid-to-late Sixties. They […]

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Indianapolis Museum of Art: A Blend of Art and Nature

by Jenni Ingersoll on August 31, 2016

The Indianapolis Museum of Art is not your every day art museum. Yes, with four floors to explore, it does display a significant collection of art spanning 5,000 years of culture and history. And yes, with 54,000 cataloged pieces it showcases all forms of media from paintings to costumes. But what makes the IMA special is not what is inside the museum, but what […]

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Exploring the Big Apple One Bite at a Time

by Jenni Ingersoll on April 1, 2016

Whenever I asked the question where should I go when visiting New York, seasoned New Yorkers would almost always reply, “You will never see it all, so pick one area and explore it!” Whether you are visiting for a day or a week, this is excellent advice. There truly is no way to do it all. Picking just one area to […]

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From Black Hawk to Lorado Taft

by Susan McKee on November 10, 2015

Along the drive south from Rockford along the meandering two-lane , the scenery recalls a bucolic Midwestern past: miles of prairie and forest interspersed with small towns and farmsteads. Then, a couple of miles north of Oregon, , “The Eternal Indian” (also known as the Black Hawk statue) comes into view. Standing 50 feet tall […]

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  Coming this spring, two of the fashion world’s most celebrated designers, the late Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld, will be subject of two exhibitions at the Hamburg, Germany, Kunsthalle museum and the city’s Museum of Applied Arts. Karl Lagerfeld With the exhibition “Feuerbach’s Muses – Lagerfeld’s Models”, Hamburg’s Kunsthalle art museum is presenting a […]

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Photo Friday: National Museum of Art in Catalonia

by El-El on September 27, 2013

National Museum of Art in Catalonia

Housed within the Palau Nacional, a huge complex dating back to the 1920s, the National Museum of Art in Catalonia is known for its impressive collection of Romanesque church paintings along with Catalan art and design dating back to the late 19th century. Organized by collections, you can wander the entire museum or pick a […]

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