SOURCE: Virginia Mercury
Includes a qutoe from Melvin Patrick Ely, a College of William & Mary history professor.
by Diana Muir Appelbaum
Art nouveau was the modern art movement that America almost entirely missed. Not only is it absent from our streets, it is largely missing from our museums, a void that a traveling exhibit, Designing the New: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style, now at the Walters Museum in Baltimore, is seeking to repair.
At the Iziko Slave Lodge in Cape Town, an exhibition gives voice to a group of women whose lives were written out of history because they were considered too marginal to bother with.
by Bruce Chadwick
If you love dinosaurs and/or being chased by one, this exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History is for you. Bring the kids.
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