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1.8 Million Free Works of Art from World-Class #Museums: A Meta List of Great #Art #Collections Online | Open Culture #culture #digital

Since the first stirrings of the internet, artists and curators have puzzled over what the fluidity of online space would do to the experience of viewing works of art…online galleries have long been “making works of art widely available, introducing new forms of perception in film and photography and allowing art to move from private to public, from the elite to the masses.” The vast collections in the virtual galleries listed await your visit: … 18 more words

Librarianship

NYC - Sotheby's - At Home Designer SHowcase

At Home designer show house  Sotheby’s

If you follow my blog you know that,occasionally, I drop into Sotheby’s Auction House. It is a living museum that is free. 163 more words

Photography

Casa Pueblo

Casa Pueblo (Town House) is an organization that promotes the voluntary participation for the community from individuals and/or organizations willing to develop alternatives for the conservation and protection of the environment, and the cultural resources in Puerto Rico.  988 more words

Tourism

BMAGic in Birmingham

The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) is a fantastic place to visit for anyone, but there are a few great touches which make it extra welcoming for families. 504 more words

Days Out

Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site

Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site is located an hour northwest of Atlanta and is one of the closest state parks to the metropolitan area. There are plenty of trees and plants in this little pocket of wilderness, but the draw of this historic site is the Civil War battle that was fought here in 1864. 285 more words

Georgia

New York City is Also Not Japan

…but it is in many respects pretty close to it. We spent a long weekend there celebrating my wife’s birthday, charging from one art museum to the next as though they were going to be outlawed tomorrow. 56 more words

Art

Bradford on Avon

Phyllis and I have spent the last week visiting our wonderful friends, Paul and June Bailey, at Bradford on Avon (not to be confused with the Bradford of North England or the Avon of Stratford on Avon). 55 more words

History