Tag Archive | museums

A forgotten Garden in Fredericksburg VA – was to be part of The National Slave Museum.

UPDATED WITH 2017 PHOTOS – AT END OF ARTICLE. Tucked away in a remote area of Fredericksburg VA is a small garden – The spirit of Freedom – A somewhat forgotten part of what was to be The National Slave Museum. In 2013, mostly overgrown it is tended to, occasionally, by a young student who […]

NYC -The National Museum of the American Indian -Lower Manhattan – Free

The National Museum of the American Indian This is one building you can’t miss! One Bowling Green facing Broadway and Trinity Streets. Just a stones throw from the famous “Wall Street Bull”. And, only a short walk from Castle Clinton and the Statue of Liberty boat entrance.       The U.S. Custom House is […]

NYC – Madison Avenue – South? Native Fashion Now comes to Lower Manhattan

Part One Lower Manhattan on a bright sunny day… hot, humid and in need of “coolness”. What better way to escape but to visit the  NYC Museum of the American Indian. The museum  is located in the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House at One Bowling Green in New York City. ( more on this on […]

NYC – The Explorers Club -worth a visit

  The Explorers Club Walking to Central Park along  east 70th Street.  I was intrigued by the façade of a building that looked like it was Elizabethan England. I Crossed the street to have a better look and peered through the heavy metal door. Inside, it looked like a private club all wood and leather […]

NYC – enjoy a private art gallery

NYC – enjoy a private art gallery   NYC offers you an opportunity to visit many famous museums. Often though, you may find some of best art there the “other” place might be appreciating works of art in a private gallery. Sometimes it is great to imagine yourself   a person of means. Walking  around  the […]

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Images of Value The Artwork Behind U.S. Security Engraving 1830s-1980s   Grolier Club – 47 East 60th Street February 22-April 29, 2017 I happened to come across this exhibition by chance. In a previous post I mentioned going to the St. Pat’s parade and finding a 9 ft. Statue of Liberty on East 61st Street. […]

NYC – Chelsea – Rubin Art Museum

NYC – Chelsea – Rubin Art Museum Chelsea is known for its art galleries, hotels, restaurants, and nightlife that cater to an energetic crowd. It is home to numerous galleries, with the epicenter of the art scene out on 10th and 11th avenues.  and the area of West Chelsea  has become a new global center […]