A Tale of Two Galleries by Dr. Jennifer Spencer

Monet’s Garden at Argenteuil A lady walks in to the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. with a group of high school students. She is confident because, although she knows her kids are itching to get to something super-exciting like the Air and Space Museum, she has spent time preparing. According to her National Gallery Companion Guide, this museum has original …

A Reflection from the Hive by Nancy Kelly

“You cannot learn to love art, unless you first love what art mirrors.” – John Ruskin The paintings of local artist David Strom are a familiar sight in our small town. So familiar are his works to our family that years ago, when we were viewing Monet’s haystacks at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, my son informed the docent that …