In the nation’s capital, Washington D.C., the Folger Shakespeare Library presents Imagining China: The View from Europe, 1550-1700. “Early modern Europeans imagined China as a land of wonder, of riches, and of enormous opportunity. Rare books and maps from the Folger collection, along with items from the Library of Congress and the Walters Arts Museum,… Read more »
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Speakers of English have an ingrained cultural tendency to assume responsibility for their actions. When we drop something, we say, “I dropped the book.” Speakers of the various romance languages typically say, “The book fell from my hand.” This choice of words shifts the responsibility to the inanimate object. Rather than looking to oneself as… Read more »
The High Museum in Atlanta presents Leonardo da Vinci: Hand of Genius. Check out their website for more interesting exhibits, including one coming in March, The Allure of the Car.
Want to get away for a few days? Or see a capital? Or peruse museums in Europe? Well, it isn’t as expensive as you might think. Round trip air, 6 nights in a three star including continental breakfasts daily, taxes, service charges, and fuel charges: from $649 LONDON, $699 PARIS, $699 ROME. Want to know… Read more »
The Phoenix Museum of Art is featuring Face to Face: 150 Years of Photographic Portraiture. A Natural Perspective Lyons Gallery October 3, 2009 – January 3, 2010 Geoffrey Beene: Trapeze Ellman Fashion Design Gallery November 7, 2009 – March 7, 2010 Upcoming 50/50: Fifty Gifts for Fifty Years Steele Gallery December 4, 2009 – January… Read more »
The New-York Historical Society presents Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School at the New-York Historical Society in New York City.
The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth is featuring From the Private Collections of Texas: European Art, Ancient to Modern from 22 NOV to 21 MAR 2010.
The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian is featuring the exhibit Through Their Eyes: Paintings From the Santa Fe Indian School.
The Baltimore, Maryland Museum of Art is exhibiting Edgar Allen Poe: A Baltimore Icon. Besides Poe, this harbor city is home to the best crab cakes in the world!