Saturday in the Museum with Jan

Image: Jan Havicksz Steen, The Feast of St. Nicholas, 1665-68. Oil on Canvas. In case you were wondering whether your family was the odd one while everyone else celebrated the holidays with Norman Rockwell serenity, have no fear.  For this week’s virtual trip to a museum we go to The Netherlands for Jan Steen’s The […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Francesco

Image: Francesco del Cossa, Saint Lucy, c. 1473/1474 December 13th is Santa Lucia day, a day of celebration, especially in Scandinavian countries which centers on a procession of girls (boys are incorporated now as well) dressed in white with candles in their hair.  Over time, safer methods have been developed. There is a food connection […]

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