Tag Archives: Smithsonian

Great Collections: December 2018

Great Collections: December 2018

Pop! Culture From the Smithsonian Collection On Display by Judy Gonyeau (Journal of Antiques Managing Editor) The Springfield Museums in Springfield, Massachusetts is staying current to the interests of young and old alike by presenting the Smithsonian Museum’s Pop! Icons of American Culture from the Smithsonian as part of its status as a Smithsonian Affiliate […]

A Visit to the Passau Glass Museum

A Visit to the Passau Glass Museum

A Visit to the Passau Glass Museum By Chad Smith The Passau Glass Museum in Germany may not be listed in many travel brochures. In fact, Passau, a small university city near the Austrian border, is not even mentioned in many travel books. But for anyone who is interested in art glass or marvels at […]

Ken’s Korner: Hip-hop exhibit on tap for Smithsonian

Ken’s Korner: Hip-hop exhibit on tap for Smithsonian – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2006 Visitors to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., expect to see artifacts like the flag that inspired “The Star Spangled Banner.” It will come as a shock to some when they enter […]

The Art of Maxfield Parrish: Full of Beauty, Imagination, & Fanciful Worlds

Photography and the Smithsonian: the Wonder and Power of the Photographic Image – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2004 Maxfield Parrish’s  Art is full of Beauty, Imagination, & Fanciful Worlds…and is Still as Desirable as Ever. Maxfield Parrish’s art caught imagination – it was a combination of beautiful colors, skillful drawings, fanciful worlds and […]

Photography and the Smithsonian: the Wonder and Power of the Photographic Image

Photography and the Smithsonian: the Wonder and Power of the Photographic Image – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2004 by Merry Foresta In December, 2003, Smithsonian Books published a book of photography drawn from the Institute’s vast archives, many never before published. Hundreds of collections were scrutinized, thousands of photographs and negatives examined, hundreds […]