Solvang, California Step back in time and meet Nick Pliagas Time matters whether its the simple observat...
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), is host to a phenomenal exhibition of 17th-century Dutch paintings depicting the wealthy, the working class, and the places where the classes connect.
I'm a big museum person and was delighted to hear that there was a museum dedicated to Native Americans - their culture and art - on the western edge of downtown Indianapolis, in White River State Park.
Getting into the newly opened Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles takes some forethought, something I discovered almost too late during a weeklong trip to Los Angeles this September. The free advance timed tickets available via the website were long since fully booked by the time I checked.
The first step to an exciting museum experience is to avoid about 90 percent of the stuff there. Give your kid a bad museum experience, and they'll forever consider it a chamber of boredom. Make it fun, and you'll instill a lifelong interest in culture, nature, history, and art.
As both an antiques dealer and a collector, I often think of myself as a foster parent for 'stuff.' I find things I love, live with them for a while, and then pass them along into the world.
Fact is, sometimes families need a break from sightseeing and would rather spend the day doing something different. In case you're a San Francisco local or just visiting with your kids for a while and need a couple good ideas, here are some of our favorite places.
After living in the Midwest for about 30 years I really didn't know too much about Indiana -- it seemed like a nice state but my sense was that the state was pretty limited, culturally.
On June 24, 1915, Frick sat in his office, located in his mansion on E. 70th street, contemplating his legacy. Frick, a Pennsylvania native, was considered to be "one of the most hated men in America."
The idea of a talented painter committed only to his art and the resultant harmless trickery may seem quaint and somewhat romantic, but it is hardly the case.
Bartenders trade. Booze can be exchanged for virtually anything; love, compliments, tickets to the art exhibit. I find myself in the centipede at th...
When a 12-year old boy armed with soda meets an expensive painting, guess who wins? It's not the painting, the displaying museum, or the insurance company, that's for sure.
A visit of a museum with kids has great many benefits and can make a perfect family outing. Still, before you go, it's always good to be prepared. Here are 7 tips on how to make this an all together nice experience -- for everyone.
The Roman city of Arles in Provence (South of France) has wonderful happenings throughout the year, but the one event that would make me move there is the summer photography festival -- a sophisticated pictorial feast.
As the art world evolves, new forums for presenting and preserving collections emerge, id. collector is the first invention of this sort which visually documents, describes and consolidates a collectors vision into a book and electronic archive.
I admit to being a museum aficionado, particularly art and cultural emporiums that showcase quality and extraordinary examples of art forms and repr...