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News: NGA, D.C. Opens Gauguin Exhibition

The National Gallery of Art in Washington opened a new show Sunday that brings the first major exhibition of works by Paul Gauguin to the U.S. is over 20 years. The show, organized by the Tate Modern in London, includes 120 pieces, from paintings to sculptures.   Entitled Gauguin: Maker of Myth, the exhibition shows the painter “s a storyteller ... Read More »

News: Impressionist Gardens Exhibition Opens

The Museo Thyssen‐Bornemisza and Caja Madrid have teamed up with the National Gallery of Scotland and curator Clare Wilsdon, Professor at Glasgow University and author of In the Gardens of Impressionism, to present the exhibition Impressionist Gardens, an extensive survey of the theme of gardens in painting from the mid‐ 19th century to the early 20th century. The exhibition includes ... Read More »

Chronicles: Chester A. Arthur Home

The Chester A. Arthur Home in New York City was the home of the 21st President of the United States, both before and after his time in the White House. The townhouse located at 123 Lexington Avenue in New York City, is where Arthur spent most of his adult life. It is also to this home where, while serving as ... Read More »

Chronicles: Saint Thomas Church

  Founded in 1873 on its original location at the corner of Broadway and Houston in downtown New York, the story of what is now St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue is plagued by fire; with its first Gothic revival building burning to the ground in 1851 and after its move uptown to Fifth Avenue near Central Park, that structure also ... Read More »

Chronicles: Governor’s Island

  Fishing haven for Native Americans, Dutch family farm, military garrison and idyllic parkland are all terms that have described Governor’s Island, which sits in between Brooklyn and Manhattan, right below the Financial District.   What was once land occupied and used mainly as a fishing port by the local Native American tribes, it was in the 1600s that the ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

  Celebrate: This weekend is Yom Kippur, so for all our Jewish friends, Happy Day of Atonement and you’re welcome- we skipped writing about the new cookbooks out this weekend. But if you are into self-torture, here’s a list from CBS entitled: Yom Kippur: 10 Foods We Can’t Wait to Eat.   Watch: This is a great weekend for movie ... Read More »

Art Interview: Scott Erickson + Houston

This week, painter (and traveller) Scott Erickson takes us on an art tour of Houston, Texas. Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States and where over 7 million people each year visit the city’s bustling museum district.   What should we know before we go to Houston? Houston is a huge city. Most of it… let’s be ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide To…Bumbershoot

  Seattle’s Bumbershoot, taking place at the Seattle Center in Washington, will be celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and has been celebrating all summer with photo contests, parties and cupcakes galore. What first began as a city-funded arts and music festival in 1971 with a budget of only $25,000, has since evolved into a multi-day event taking place each ... Read More »

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