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For International Museum Day

Some of my favorite museums The British Museum, London, England The Richard Driehaus Museum, Chicago, Illinois Suzhou Museum, Suzhou, China Art Institute of Chicago Miho Museum, designed by I.M. Pei, Kyoto, Japan Advertisements

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Wednesday when the next photo theme will be … Continue reading

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Clarke and Glessner Houses

Saturday I toured Chicago’s Clarke and Glessner Houses south of the Loop on the rejuvenated Prairie Avenue, where millionaires once lived and have recently returned after a bleak era when light industry and parking lots took over the neighborhood. The … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art

I decided to check out the new Shandong Art Museum, which is located next to the relatively new Shandong Pronvincial Museum. It’s open from 9:30 – 5:00 and is hosting the National Exhibit of Watercolors by Students and a two … Continue reading

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One More Reason to Visit the Art Institute

Marc Chagall’s America Windows

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Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity

Yesterday I went to the Art Institute of Chicago‘s exhibit “Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity.” C’est magnifique! By pairing the fashion of the day with French paintings by Impressionists and others from the late 19th century. So in addition to an … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgic

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will be announced. 2. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Culture

Here’s how it works: 1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme … Continue reading

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Shanghai Art Museum

I visited the Shanghai Art Museum in December. The day I went only one exhibit was open, but since the museum is free, I went in. I liked paintings by Peng Cainian, though I’d say these seemed more like “living … Continue reading

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Silk Museum

Suzhou’s Silk Museum is free and offers visitors a chance to see the history of silk and how silk was made long ago. It just takes about an hour to go through the exhibits, which offer lots of English explanations. … Continue reading

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