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Women in Science

Today, I participated in the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation’s Women in Science spring conference, which was held at the Museum.  The GSK Foundation funds and mentors female students enrolled in science programmes in North Carolina.  223 more words


Egyptian art now soaked with emotions: Mehndi

*Looks at the hand*

“That looks beautiful”

“You’re an Indian?”


“Wow! Lovely. I love Mehndi. It’s beautiful art”

A small anecdote when my friend was busy shopping on the streets of New Zealand. 306 more words

Brand Experiences

Egyptian Art - Temple of Ramses II

The image pictured is of the exterior of the Temple of Ramses II, built around 1200 BCE. Carved straight into the limestone cliffs of Abu Simbel, Egypt, the temple is characteristic of the New Kingdom of Egypt, which stressed perfection, order, and power in their political artworks. 274 more words

Art History

Technique Tuesdays: Chiaroscuro

Welcome back to Technique Tuesday! Today we’re taking a look at one of the most basic and essential techniques in art: chiaroscuro.

What is it? 658 more words

Fine Art

Imagining Akhenaten

The ancient Egyptian sandstone sculpture Akhenaten represents the notorious pharaoh, formerly named Amenhotep IV, who broke with religious tradition by worshiping the sun god Aten over all others. 697 more words



I took a book of “Wild Cats” out of the library in the hopes it would stimulate some painting.  It’s worked, somewhat, although I’m still not back to painting regularly. 207 more words