THE MAGAZINE


NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2017

 
COVER: Detail of Conversation Piece by Charles Sheeler, 1952. Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
 

Editor’s letter

Critical thinking / Difficult issues

History museums desperately seeking patrons
Glenn Adamson

Current and coming

Farther afield

Carolin C. Young

On books

Barrymore Laurence Scherer

Museum visit

A double anniversary at Reynolda House
Gregory Cerio

New light

Identifying an unmarked silver sugar pot
Benjamin Miller

Garden varieties

Interpreting the ancient: The Portland Japanese Garden’s new Cultural Village
Paula Deitz

Events

Katherine Lanza

Endnotes

Eleanor H. Gustafson


Features