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Museum visits increase test scores, generate social responsibility and increase appreciation of the arts by students. yes, yes and yes! Art Makes You Smart

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In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, Bill Mudron has created a “slightly ridiculous” tribute to the Bayeux Tapestry that shows the entire history of the show. It begins when the Do… The Entire History of ‘Doctor Who’ … Continue reading

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Where was this handy guide when I studied art history? How to recognize the artists of paintings… – The Meta Picture

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This was the time of the first march on Washington and we thought it might be interesting as a group of Negro artists maybe to hire a bus — a great number of people, as you know, were converging on … Continue reading

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archivesofamericanart: floating-world-pictures asked (on our post from Tuesday of Marcel Duchamp in a garden): Have you ever come across photos of Thomas and Maria Dewing’s garden at their Cornish place? To answer, yes, we do have one in the Thomas … Continue reading

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Have you seen this art? campaign by the Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands. Love these artistic milk cartons, and especially love that Dick Bruna’s Miffy makes her appearance in the company of Rembrandt, Vermeer, and VanGogh. So awesome!

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thelifeguardlibrarian: A PEOPLE OBSESSED. “€˜What Jane Saw,” an Online Exhibition for Austen Fans

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museumnerd: Wouldn’t it be amazing if the paintings (Rembrandt’s “Storm on the Sea of Galilee,” and Vermeer’s “The Concert,”) reappeared in their frames which have remained empty in the Gardner Museum for the past 23 years? FBI says it has identified … Continue reading

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museumnerd: The digital exhibit is excellent: http://armoryshow.si.edu/ archivesofamericanart: This Day in Armory Show History: on February 19, 1913, a mere two days after the official opening of the exhibit, this cartoon by John Sloan was published in the journal “The … Continue reading

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thegetty: Vermeer’s Woman in Blue Reading a Letter is coming to the Getty on February 16 for the concluding leg of her world tour. Museum writer Anne Martens is asking what you think the opening line of this letter could … Continue reading

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