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Learning more about art from travelling

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If you’re a lover of art and you’re keen to expand your horizons, travelling to see it in person can be an incredible experience. Both travel and art broaden the mind, so why not combine geographical and intellectual journeys? Doing so will give you better recall of what you learn and will help you connect with it in a wholly different way, enriching every aspect of your life.

Learning more about art from travelling

Paris is the Capital of Street Art and Graffiti

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Paris, the City of Light…and street art? YES! Paris is well-known for its street art, also known as urban murals or graffiti. Paris even has a Graffiti Museum! Paris has a deep, rich history of graffiti, starting in the 1970s with creation of urban art during the destruction of Les Halles, and growing more by the decade. 

French Moderns Say Bonjour at San Antonio's McNay Museum

by Rosie Carbo / Mar 04, 2017 /
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San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum, the first museum of modern art in Texas, opened its doors in 1954.Today, more than 60 years later, the McNay continues to be a trailblazer for national and international modern art exhibitions. 

Artist of the Month: Candace Rose Rardon

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 02, 2017 /
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Let me tell you one of the joys I find in the world – ART. Art matters, and art about place brings incredible happiness. I have long followed our Artist of the Month, Candace Rose Rardon, for just this purpose – moments of joy. Candace is an extraordinary writer, sketch artist, and illustrator with a passion for connecting with the world through art.

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian's Native Fashion Now Exhibit

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian’s George Gustav Heye Center in New York will host the final showing of the first large-scale traveling exhibition of contemporary Native American fashion, celebrating indigenous designers from across the United States and Canada, from the 1950s to today. “Native Fashion Now,” originally organized by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass., explores the exciting and complex realms where fashion meets art, cultural identity, politics and commerce.

Artworks from the Wonderful to the Whimsical: The Heritage Collection at MGM National Harbor

Unity. Three sixty-foot towers of stainless steel greet visitors to the MGM Grand National. From Artworks from the Wonderful to the Whimsical: The Heritage Collection at MGM National Harbor
Unity. Three sixty-foot towers of stainless steel greet visitors to the MGM Grand National

Florida Culture for the Week of February 5, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of February 5, 2017 By Josh Garrick 
 
Feb 7 to 12 – Broadway in Orlando presents ‘A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder’

Artist of the Month: Dan Miller

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 03, 2017 /
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I've never seen anything like it - and am so grateful to the internet for the discovery! When first seeing our Artist of the Month, Dan Miller's art, I was stunned. Every time I see something by him in my feed, I am happy, pause, reflect, breathe. He has an unusually calm and detailed way of sharing the natural world with viewers - one for which I am grateful. His medium? Colored pencils!

Ancient Exhibit in Houston Exudes Roman Luxury

by Rosie Carbo / Jan 28, 2017 /
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Visiting Texas for business or pleasure? If so, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is hosting an exhibition worth its weight in gold. But visitors only have until February to glimpse Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville.

Florida Culture for Your New YEAR, January 8, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for Your New YEAR, January 8, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

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