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Free Online Virtual Library from the Getty Museum

Getty Publications has launched two new online catalogues highlighting antiquities in the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum, providing free access to these works online and in a variety of downloadable formats. 310 more words

SV-POW! endorses Triceratops

Today, we were at the BYU Museum of Paleontology, which is in a ridiculously scenic setting with snow-capped mountains on the horizon in almost every direction. 138 more words

Stinkin' Heads

Air Force One, Dover, Delaware

This  is  a  retired  Air  Force  One  on  display  at  the  Air  Mobility  Command  Museum  at  Dover  Air  Force  Base  in  Dover,  Delaware.


Florence Italy

Yesterday at the Accademia Gallery 
a visibly disturbed middle-aged man 
walked in with a carpenter’s hammer 
and started smashing the left foot 
   of Michelangelo’s David… 335 more words

Civil War History Article

I apologize for the silence lately. I’ve been busy engaging with history (as usual), just not in any way to make a substantial post here. 313 more words

"Jane At Home" At Urbanspace Gallery

In addition to Jane’s Walk on May 6-8,  2016, the Urbanspace Gallery at 401 Richmond is hosting an impressive exhibition entitled “Jane At Home”. The show, curated by Jim Jacobs and Caitlin Broms-Jacobs (Jane’s son and granddaughter, respectively), celebrates Jane Jacobs the… 158 more words


SFMOMA in 3: Part 3

Recognizing that 3 posts about SFMOMA may have been overkill, I would be remiss if I didn’t share some observations on the functional space and the technology in addition to a couple of warnings that may save you from some awkward museum moments. 487 more words