Saturday in the Museum with Alma

Image: Alma Thomas, Still Life (c. 1960). Across the city events are going on to celebrate the 130th birthday of artist Alma Thomas. The centerpiece is an exhibit entitled Everything is Beautiful.  It is currently at the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, Va, but arrives at the Phillips at the end of October.  On Saturdays we […]

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Saturday in the Museum with John

Image: John Sloan, Renganeschi’s Saturday Night (1912). © 2018 Delaware Art Museum/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York We like to post about art on Saturdays, usually a piece that has some connection to food to match the overall theme of our site.  For today’s post, falling on such a solemn date, we want to pay […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Frederic

Image: Frederic Edwin Church, The Meteor of 1860 (1862). This time of year food is often associated with the night sky.  Around camp fires or backyard grills we take advantage of the warm nights to cook and eat outside.  Looking up to see the stars emerge makes that hot dog or s’more all the more […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Malcah

Image: Malcah Zeldis, Miss Liberty Celebration, (1987), oil on corrugated cardboard, © Malcah Zeldis For this week’s art post we went Americana for the Fourth.  We usually try to find a link to food, but for this weekend we will have to settle for the implied taste of grilled hot dogs and macaroni salad in […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Arthello

Image: Arthello Beck, Jr., Juneteenth Picnic. For our weekly art posting, we highlight something in honor of the day, a painting by Texas artist Arthello Beck, Jr of a Juneteenth picnic. One of the enjoyments of doing these Saturday art posts is the serendipitous occurrences that happen when you go rummaging in the internet attic […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Edward

Image: Edward Hopper, Cape Cod Morning (1950). On Saturdays, we like to highlight a piece of art.  With the big museums opening at the end of this week, we are putting the focus on this Edward Hopper from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. A year ago, as we sunk into the reality of the situation, […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Winslow II

Image: Winslow Homer, Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) (1873-76). We drift away from food for this weekend’s art post.  In light of the re-opening of the National Gallery in a couple weeks, we are highlighting some favorites from the collection.  In light of the wind that hit us the last day, this piece seemed appropriate. […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Horace

Image: Horace Pippin, Sunday Morning Breakfast (1943) On Saturdays we like to divert our attention from the world of dining to the world of art, though we still try to find a connection to the world of food. In recent weeks, we have been posting images of feasts and other meals where people gather to […]

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