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EXHIBITIONS

Who was the Burpee-Conant Limner?

Michael R. Payne and Suzanne Rudnick Payne

America is filled with local history museums, town libraries, and regional art museums containing some of the finest examples of early American portraiture





Intelligent Design (From our Archives) - A look at the evolution of the decorative arts collections at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
William Blake Revisited at the Morgan - Genius, William Blake informs us, always transcends its age
Who was the Burpee-Conant Limner? - America is filled with local history museums, town libraries, and regional art museums containing some of the finest examples of early American portraiture
A Charmed Life (From our Archives) - English inspiration, American creativity, and a bit of historical luck are joined in the author’s house and gardens
This Week’s Destinations for Digital Culture: July 8 to 14 - How to engage with the arts on your phone or laptop
New Light: Notes on a Vermont Schoolgirl Embroidery - Vermont? Especially rural, north-central Vermont? Vermont hardly figures in the standard literature on schoolgirl needlework
Editor’s Letter–July/August 2020 - A new name has been added to the list of people I admire greatly: Azie Dungey
This Week’s Destinations for Digital Culture: July 1 to 7 - How to engage with the arts on your phone or laptop
Superfluity & Excess: Quaker Philadelphia falls for classical splendor (From our Archives) - By the middle of the eighteenth century the “greene Country Towne” founded by William Penn in 1682 was bustling with commercial and social activity
Curious Objects: An Armchair’s Astonishing Provenance, with Tiffany Momon - This month, Ben speaks with Tiffany Momon, visiting assistant professor at Sewanee in Tennessee, where she assists with the Roberson Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation, and founder of the Black Craftspeople Digital Archive



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Crazy Eight

By Barrymore Laurence Scherer

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EXHIBITIONS

The Glories of Gorham

By Elizabeth A. Williams

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ART

Northern Lights

By Ezra Shales

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Beautiful Desuetude

By Alan Grey Neumann

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ART

The Met Spreads Its Wing

By Elizabeth Pochoda

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Bent Pennies

By Gregory Cerio

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Highland Fling

By Brian Allen





The Philadelphia Show
April 24 – 26

One of the most respected antiques shows in America. The show has a broad focus that includes fine and folk art, English, American and Continental furniture and decorative arts, Americana, Oriental ceramics and rugs, rare books and Native American arts.



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July/August 2019