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Book Launch with Charles Bahne

Charlie Chills with Mayor Curley

Celebrate Chronicles of Old Boston with author Charles Bahne, June 13, at 6 P.M. at the historic Old South Meeting House. Charlie returns to the Old South to share stories from his latest guidebook, which features 29 chapters on the Puritans, patriots and politicians who shaped the “City on a Hill” plus eight waiting tours. Whether you were born and ... Read More »

News: World’s Top Photo Award in Arles

Prix Pictet, the prestigious photography award, launched today at the world’s foremost photography festival Les Rencontres d’Arles. The announcement for this year’s theme, Growth, will be held tonight in Arles at the Théâtre Antique. Since its launch in 2008 by the Geneva-based private bank Pictet & Cie, the Prix Pictet has become the world’s leading prize in photography and sustainability. ... Read More »

Picasso in Arles: A Modern Master Follows in the Footsteps of Van Gogh

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  We’ve gone on and on both on this blog and in our recently released “ART + TRAVEL EUROPE: Step into The Lives of Five Famous Painters” about Vincent Van Gogh’s troubled but productive time in Arles on the western edge of the Provence region of southern France that spanned from early 1888 to mid 1889. But Van Gogh was ... Read More »

The Secrets Behind Britain’s Royal Portraits

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                  Discover incredible, little-known royal dramas spanning the colorful history of the United Kingdom through treasured portraits like Hans Holbein’s Henry VIII, Anthony van Dyck’s Charles I, Thomas Lawrence’s George IV, Lucian Freud’s Elizabeth II, and more. This informative book is sumptuously illustrated, includes family trees and a timeline, and features four ... Read More »

HAPPY SNAPPER: The Photography of Jacques-Henri Lartigue

On the set of "Les Adventures de Roi Pausole", Cap d’Antibes, August 1932

Author John Baxter presents another fascinating story to add to his latest Museyon title French Riviera and Its Artists: Art, Literature, Love, and Life on the Côte d’Azur. Enjoy this special promotional chapter about the photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue! In 1962, a placid white-haired Frenchman of sixty-nine wandered into the Manhattan offices of photography agent Charles Rado. With him was a ... Read More »

Chronicles of Old Chicago

Chicago Skyline at Night High Resolution Image

Discover the fascinating history of Chicago through 24 dramatic, fact-filled, humorous true stories about the events and colorful characters that make up Chicago’s history. From Potawatomi Indians, to the reviled Al Capone to the esteemed Oprah Winfrey and President Barack Obama, author and tour guide Adam Selzer outlines the history of the city, from the Great Fire of 1871, famous ... Read More »

Chronicles of Old Boston

Exploring New England’s Historic Capital By Charles Bahne Discover one of America’s most historic cities through 29 dramatic true stories spanning Boston’s 400-year history.Boston expert Charles Bahne reveals some of the city’s most shocking moments including a murder mystery on the Harvard campus to the mistake that sent 2 million gallons of molasses pouring down Commercial Street. Other essays explore ... Read More »

Bring Museyon Home for the Holidays

MoMA Store Downtown

There’s a chill in the air and a turkey in the freezer, which means the holidays are right around the corner. No matter who is on your gift-giving list this season, Museyon has books from everyone from your Francophile sister to your history buff husband to your artsy best friend. Filled with dozens of dramatic true stories and hundreds of ... Read More »

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