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“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun”

I don’t usually fawn over celebrities, but Katharine Hepburn is an exception. She is one of my all-time favorite women, and should be one of yours, too. There are many reasons to adore her, to name just a few: her … Continue reading

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Saturday, May 18 is International Museum Day

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) established International Museum Day (IMD) in 1977 to encourage public awareness of the role of museums in the development of society. Every year, International Museum Day has a theme in order to promote museum … Continue reading

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April Fools’ Day

 The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year. –Mark Twain Aaron Siskind, Martha’s Vineyard, 1939 (894.2000) April Fools’ Day is celebrated as a prank day in many countries. In Italy, … Continue reading

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Starchitects

Ferenc Berko, Mies van der Rohe, 1948. (556.1993) Alfred Eisenstaedt, Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect, Taliesin, Wisconsin, 1956. (292.1989) Barbara Morgan, Le Corbusier in New York, 1946. (451.1987) Maria von Matthiessen, Philip Johnson in his office, 1986. (978.2000)

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Focus on Fashion: Coats

David Seidner, [Yves Saint Laurent], 1983 (2007.63.7) Louise Dahl-Wolf, Natalie in Grès coat, Kairouan, 1950 (82.1982) Alfred Eisenstaedt, A New York vacationer in Miami Beach, 1940 (331.1989) Martin Munkacsi, [Woman wearing Jaeger travel coat on wing of airplane], 1939 (2007.110.2267)

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When September Comes…

At the end of summer, the small ones are looking forward to the start the school! Meeting friends, discovering new things, sometimes misbehaving, starting daily activities, and many more things are just around the corner! Classes are starting, but students … Continue reading

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Focus on Fashion: Hats

Seeberger Frères, [Two Unidentified Women, Deauville, France], August 18, 1912 Alfred Eisenstaedt, Janet MacLeod wearing a black-eyed veil attached to a hat by Lilly Daché, New York City, 1937 LIFE, October 5, 1942 Jack Delano, Miss Selma Barbour, Manager of … Continue reading

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