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A Very Museyon Holiday

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  Now that summer is (unofficially at least) over, it’s time to start thinking of fall and all that lies ahead. It might seem crazy now, but the holidays aren’t that far away—as we were recently reminded when we got this year’s Metropolitan Museum of Art holiday catalog featuring our very own Chronicles series. That’s right, this year that museum ... Read More »

Spotted: Chronicles Series

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  It always exciting to see our books “in the wild” … and even more when it’s somewhere as wonderful as the Metropolitan Museum of Art Store! And don’t they make a good-looking group?   Keep your eyes peeled for all of our Chronicles series, including the brand-new Chronicles of Old London, at a bookstore near you! Read More »

Museyon Goes Digital!

Paper...or plastic?

Museyon has jumped into the digital age with this week’s release of our Chronicles series for Kindle and iPad. The first four books in our guides to the world’s greatest cities—New York, Vegas, Paris and Boston—are now available for download. All that great content for half the price of the paperback. Even better, the eBooks include our signature maps and ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Fraunces Tavern

Fraunces Tavern

Built in 1719, Fraunces Tavern was originally an elegant home for the merchant Stephan DeLancy and his family. But when tavern-keepe, Samuel Fraunces bought the building in 1762 and christened it with his name, the building became transformed into one of the most popular taverns in the area. Located on the corner of Pearl and Broad streets, the tavern played ... Read More »

Spotlight On: The National Arts Club

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A private club opened in 1898, the National Arts Club was founded by Charles De Kay, a literary and art critic, with the intent “to stimulate, foster and promote public interest in the arts and educate the American people in the fine arts,” a mission which the club still endorses. Looking for a permanent residence for creative individuals to gather, ... Read More »

Spotlight On: The National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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  Opening on September 12, 2011—10 years after the devastating terrorist attacks on New York and Washington D.C.—the 9/11 Memorial will open publicly at the World Trade Center Complex in honor of those who died in the attacks on the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and in the plane crash near Shanksville, PA, as well the six individuals who died in ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Ridgewood, NY

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  For history aficionados, New York is a treasure trove. And while one could spend a lifetime exploring the streets of Manhattan, the outter-boroughs offer a plethora of opportunities to see and experience the rich past that made this city great. Recently, we interviewed James T. Walsh about the art scene in the neighborhood of Ridgewood, Queens. But besides having ... Read More »

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