An impressive collection of skeletal specimens. Hands on with drawer pull outs. A great place for young dinosaur and or rock enthusiasts! The origins of the Amherst College Museum date back to the very earliest days of Amherst College. The College itself began in 1821 as a teaching institution primarily for missionaries that would […]
The dining room is priceless!
The most talked about art colony in America today is at Old Lyme, Connecticut — Hartford Courant, 1907 Thus begins the Florence Griswold’s description of the Florence Griswold home on their website. It is a museum very worth your time. Located on a beautiful street on a beautiful site, order up a beautiful weather day, […]
A new – old – new Rembrandt is in town.
Well, in Omaha, Nebraska, that is! If you’re in the area, now or later, and you’re a fan of Rembrandt, here’s your chance to see a painting that’s been in storage at the Joslyn Art Museum. The piece was thought to be “of the school of,” but is actually an authentic piece by Rembrandt. Do […]
Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum
Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum Lenox, MA Ventfort Hall, built by George and Sarah Morgan as their summer home, is an imposing Jacobean Revival mansion that typifies the Gilded Age in Lenox. Sarah, the sister of J. Pierpont Morgan, purchased the property in 1891, and hired Rotch & Tilden, prominent Boston architects, to […]
Mystic Seaport Museum
“Climb aboard another era” in this 19th century seaport village. Mystic Seaport village has the usual findings: blacksmith, cooperage, church, drug store, typical New England homes, bank, general store, school house, & printing office. But there are some things that set it apart for me such as the Thomas Oyster House and the Henry B. duPont Preservation […]
Springfield Museum Quadrange
A number of museums up the hill from downtown Springfield Springfield, MA The Springfield Museums, located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, is comprised of five world-class museums; the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts., the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, the Springfield Science Museum, the Connecticut Valley Historical Museum and […]