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From Bruegel to Freud, a summer showcase of prints at The Courtauld Gallery, London.

Tuesday, 30th Spetember 2014

The prints exhibition Bruegel to Freud showed works that are not on permanent display, at the Courtauld Gallery, London.

The Courtauld Gallery put on show some works on paper coming from its major collections, which is one of the most important in Britain, with approximately 7,000 drawings and watercolours and 20,000 prints ranging from the Renaissance to the 20th century. 544 more words

Museums

Ontario Museum Association

Today I met with Sonia of the OMA to discuss possible volunteer possibilities.  I’m so excited!  I will be coming in once a week leading up to the conference that takes place the weekend of October 17th in Alliston, Ontario.  525 more words

An Afternoon at Trenton: Part One

While camping near Kingston earlier this month, my family and I planned a trip to the National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton. Trenton is a small, ordinary city on the Bay of Quinte; but one thing that makes this community exciting is the presence of CFB Trenton. 1,181 more words

Aviation

From William Wallace to the V&A

Along with a cavalcade of characters who have lived loved fought and struggled by the Tay over the years both Wallace and the V&A Museum appear in a poem I wrote about Dundee, in Scots called “Whar Desperate Dan’s the Real Mackay.” I posted it on this blog earlier in the year and am due to perform it this Saturday as part of an event called Poetry Proclaimers at the DCA in the heart of the city’s cultural quarter. 158 more words

Dundee

Medical Humanities: Building a Community

How do we build community? What makes it possible?

The Medical Humanities, operating at the intersection of fields, aims to bring diverse perspectives together. But that isn’t as easy as it sounds. 747 more words

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