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Stories for November 2008

Good Enough to Eat: Thanksgiving Menu by George Burr

November 25, 2008

Thanksgiving Menu by George Elbert Burr George Elbert Burr worked as an illustrator for several magazines including Harper's, Cosmopolitan, and something called Frank Leslie's Weekly Newspaper. (Winslow Homer illustrated for the paper as well; three examples of his work for...


Manhattan in Black and White and Color

November 24, 2008

Georgia O'Keeffe's Manhattan In a recent post I took a look at Arnold Ronnebeck's etching of Wall Street, made in 1925 when the native German artist was fairly new to Manhattan. He became a part of the circle of artists...


SAAM Celebrates FotoWeek DC

November 19, 2008

Fotoweek DC, a week-long celebration of photography here in the nation’s capital, is being celebrated at The American Art Museum with a series of nightly contemporary photo landscape projections on the walls of our Kogod Courtyard. The projected exhibition features...


In This Case: Quilts? Quilts!

November 17, 2008

Quilts on Display at Luce It's part of my job at the Luce Center for American Art's information desk to explain the concept of the Center to visitors. But I can tell how eager they are to begin exploring when,...


Ghosts of a Chance: The End (for now)!

November 13, 2008

Georgina Bath is the Interpretive Programs Manager for the Luce Foundation Center for American Art, SAAM's visible storage facility. Searching for final clues in front of Georgia Stele by Jesús Moroles In September, SAAM launched an Alternate Reality Game (ARG)...